The Art of Disclosure: Fashion’s Influence Economy and the FTC. NEW YORK, United States — This September, lifestyle guru Aimee Song’s first book, "Capture Your Style: Transform Your Instagram Images, Showcase Your Life and Build the Ultimate Platform," will hit retailers.
And if the size of her 3.6 million-strong Instagram following is any indication, it’s sure to be a commercial success. A mere mention in one of Song’s Instagram posts is powerful marketing, attracting tens of thousands of likes and hundreds of comments. It’s little wonder, then, that companies from Laura Mercier to Dior have paid her to market their brands and products to her followers.
Song is something of a poster child for fashion’s lucrative influencer economy from which top digital stars generate hundreds of thousands — and, in some cases, millions — of dollars each year in income, not to mention perks like free product, travel and meals. Elegantly Connecting Fashion and Art.
MIAMI, United States — The official start date of Art Basel Miami Beach might be Thursday, December 3rd, but major players from the fashion world have already descended on the city for a flurry of private dinners and parties.
On Sunday night, Harry Winston hosted a dinner with Cultured magazine at its Design District store, highlighting the works of hot-shot lighting designer Lindsey Adelman. On Tuesday, Panerai chief executive Angelo Bonati interviewed Swiss designer and entrepreneur Yves Béhar at a media event. That same evening, the US chief executive of Hermès, Robert Chavez, honoured the Argentinian artist Julio Le Parc at a private dinner on the rooftop of the brand’s new Miami store.
And that’s just the beginning. Culture - Fashion victims: History’s most dangerous trends. Cara Delevingne Wears a Floral Kimono Dress in London. Cara Delevingne has been totally killing it when it comes to her style as of late, on a press tour for her new flick, Suicide Squad.
While we loved her and co-star Margot Robbie’s matching (and personalized!) Tracksuits, and thought she slayed in waist-high boots, she may have just worn our favorite look so far. For her latest outing with the cast, she chose what looked to be a floral and leather outfit. But no: It was so much more than that. How Fashion Is Framing Olympic Athletes for Rio 2016. LONDON, United Kingdom — “Fashion doesn’t exist in a vacuum,” says British Vogue’s deputy editor Emily Sheffield.
“It’s a part of everyday conversation [so] Vogue has always focused on a wide variety of personalities: performers, writers, artists, politicians — and sportsmen and women too.” Called “Fighting Talk,” Sheffield’s recent feature of British female champion boxer Nicola Adams is just one of the many examples of glossy magazines around the world giving Olympic athletes a spotlight in recent months. In the run-up to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, kicking off in Rio de Janeiro this weekend, publications from the Chinese and Swedish editions of Elle to the Brazilian and Australian editions of Vogue have showcased an international constellation of top athletes , through a variety of narratives.