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David Beckham signs five-year deal with Savile Row tailor Kent and Curwen, all the latest styles. Kanye West Is Fooling the Fashion World. Are real people the new faces of fashion? "Of course a lot of people are underrepresented in fashion," says photographer and Hood By Air casting director Kevin Amato.

are real people the new faces of fashion?

"I did an editorial maybe five years ago for a big house and I shot all black boys and the house banned me from shooting their clothes for the whole season. " Why Women Should Embrace Self-Promotion. NEW YORK, United States — I've been attending fashion week for nearly ten years.

Why Women Should Embrace Self-Promotion

And I've spent much of it in the back row, where the industry relegates its least significant members. Over the decade, I've seen editors who toiled in closets for years, vacuuming and packing trunks, make way for people who might not even have a resumé. Instead, these people have fabulous Instagram feeds and websites with millions of followers and often cute stage names, like Bryanboy, the Man Repeller, or Fashion Toast. And now: front row seats.

These internet stars constantly post photos of their rings against their ice coffee, their hotel infinity pools, their powder sugar-dusted almond croissants at brunch. The 20 Most Influential Personal Style Bloggers Right Now. Personal style bloggers sometimes get a bad rap -- caricatured as pretty, brainless girls who dress up for their camera-wielding boyfriends and post their results to a WordPress blog.

The 20 Most Influential Personal Style Bloggers Right Now

But over the past decade, these independent publishers have become a real force in the fashion industry -- not just snapping up front row seats at fashion shows, but landing major campaigns and collaborations with brands, becoming regular guests on TV shows like "Today" and "America's Next Top Model," and turning their blogs into multimillion-dollar businesses. Some have become household names.

Kanye West Model Contract Yeezy New York Fashion Week. KANYE WEST's Yeezy show has ruffled more than a few feathers at New York Fashion Week.

Kanye West Model Contract Yeezy New York Fashion Week

Having announced when it would take place just five days in advance - upsetting two other designers, Anne Bowen and Naeem Khan, who were scheduled to show at the same time -rumours have today emerged that he angered the models who walked for him by asking them to sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). Related Show. You are not your brain or your body. When you say the word “me,” you probably feel pretty clear about what that means.

You are not your brain or your body

It’s one of the things you’re clearest on in the whole world—something you’ve understood since you were a year old. You might be working on the question, “Who am I?” The Moment Episode 1 - NYFW Designer Interviews. In life—now, forgive the Carrie Bradshaw moment—there comes a time when everything just sort of clicks.

The Moment Episode 1 - NYFW Designer Interviews

Some have called it the “Aha moment;” others might yell “Eureka!.” We’re simply calling it “That Moment.” Over the next week, we’ll be exploring, questioning, and finding inspiration in other fashion designers’ moments of clarity. Tom Ford: Fashion Week Man of Mystery. Photo Two days until the spring women’s wear season kicks off, and there’s one glaring question: Where is ?

Tom Ford: Fashion Week Man of Mystery

Though he regularly shows during , Mr. Ford is not on the London calendar this season. He’s also not on the New York, Milan or Paris calendars. Last season, he tied himself to the Los Angeles pre-Oscars, and while that may be a possibility again (he is directing his second feature film, “Nocturnal Animals”), nothing is confirmed. Harold Koda on Passing the Torch at the Costume Institute. Photo When Harold Koda, 65, retires in January, after 14 years heading the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, he will leave behind a legacy of ambitious and crowd-pleasing shows like “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” and the recent “China: Through the Looking Glass,” exhibitions that not only set attendance records but also reflected radical shifts in our understanding of the sociocultural, ethnographic and even anthropological dimensions of fashion and costume.

Harold Koda on Passing the Torch at the Costume Institute

In the Studio: Thom Browne. Continue reading the main story Video In the first episode of Season 3 of our video series that goes inside the private offices and behind the scenes of the working lives of designers, reveals that the extreme aesthetic discipline apparent in his collections extends to his environment, too.

In the Studio: Thom Browne

Todd Oldham’s Life After Fashion. Todd Oldham can recall the precise moment he lost interest in fashion.

Todd Oldham’s Life After Fashion

It was back in 1997, and he was working on an emerald green silk satin shift that Cindy Crawford would wear in his spring runway show. The dress looked sweet and simple, but its construction was anything but. With ribbon straps made in France and fabric woven in South Korea, the piece was silk-screened with a print of a cherry tree made by Mr. Condé Nast Names Bob Sauerberg CEO. Condé Nast president Robert A. Sauerberg Jr. will take over as CEO effective January 2016, with current chief exec Charles Townsend to become chairman of the publishing company. Are celebrity labels good for fashion? Are celebrity labels good for fashion? Celebrities from the worlds of music, film and reality television have the kind of media reach and marketing might that most fashion designers can only imagine. It’s no wonder that the recent boom in fashion lines bearing celebrity names have customers, retailers and investors transfixed.