J.Lo and Balmain's Olivier Rousteing On Luxury, Race and Feminism. If you were to close your eyes and think "luxury," you might imagine 29-year-old designer Olivier Rousteing being manhandled by superstar stunner Jennifer Lopez.
We're pleased to say that, with this story, we have made that vision a reality. Rousteing is four years into his tenure as creative director of Balmain, one of the most talked- and tweeted-about luxury brands in the world; he's also one of the biggest social media stars of his native France. Lopez, sexier than ever at 46 years of age, is busy preparing for her 2016 residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas and killing it on every red carpet she crosses. Models Carry Handbags 'Dripping With Blood' At PETA Protest Over What Not To Wear To London Fashion Week. Models carrying handbags "dripping with blood" took to the streets of central London today to protest the use of exotic animal skins on the catwalk.
A day before London Fashion Week kicks off five models - Jenny Miller, Dani Thompson, Olga Vilchinskaya, Anna Buraya and Daryna Milgevska - paraded the handbags on Bond Street in what PETA calls "a plea for fashion to be beautiful, not bloody". "Animals are not fabric – they're living beings, who, just like us, feel pain, fear and love and want to live", Milgevska told HuffPost UK Style. Victoria Beckham At LFW S/S 2016: Surf-Inspired Autumn Coat From Her Latest Collection Is Everything. Beth Ditto Takes A Step For Plus-Size Models As She Closes New York Fashion Week At Marc Jacobs Show. Beth Ditto walked the Marc Jacobs catwalk last night - the final show of New York Fashion Week.
Ditto, singer of The Gossip and plus-size clothing designer in her own right, walked the catwalk in a white gown befitting a 1940s Hollywood movie star, alongside models of the moments, Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and Lineisy Montero, as well as Emily Ratajkowski - who made her catwalk debut. KFC Fashion Collaboration With Katie Eary Is The Stuff Of Nightmares. When the words 'KFC fashion collaboration' popped into our inbox, we must admit we were intrigued.
After all, we're not too snobby to admit the restorative effects of a Zinger Tower burger after a Saturday night out. But then we clicked on the picture and saw this bad chicken boy. And we're not using the cool version of the word bad. Ice-T says Kanye West's fashion show collection looks like 'future slave gear' Ice-T turned from rapper to fashion critic after comparing Kanye West's latest clothing collection to "future slave gear".
West sent waves through the fashion community on Tuesday when he announced last minute plans to showcase his Yeezy Season 2 collection at New York Fashion Week. Anna Winter, Vogue magazine's editor-in-chief, graced the front row, sitting beside West’s wife Kim Kardashian-West and their daughter, North. Drake, Jaden Smith and singer Lorde also watched on from the star-studded crowd as West’s sister-in-law Kylie Jenner modelled in the show.
But Ice-T appeared less than impressed with West's collection, writing on Twitter: The show has already proved controversial after fellow designers criticised West for adding a late addition to the already hectic schedule. Yeezy Season 2 collection showcased at New York fashion week. JW Anderson: ‘The minute your brand can be predicted, you’ve got a problem’ Because I am a little early, and in true Paris fashion week tradition the morning’s schedule is already running a little late, I spend the first half hour of my visit to Loewe’s Parisian headquarters in the basement kitchen.
This being Paris fashion week, however, this is a little better than it sounds: long, scrubbed, pale wood benches and a table piled with bowls of kumquats and slivers of lemon cake on a white platter. Fuchsia peonies in a glass urn are so artfully overblown that, when no one is looking, I stroke a petal to check they are real. (They are.) A charming French PR chats to me about how much she loves living in Dalston. A pair of male models, in dressing gowns and with alligator clips flattening their hair ready for the artless dirty-hair-don’t-care look they will sport at the collection presentation later, spend 10 painstaking minutes trying to figure out the espresso machine; eventually, generous in triumph, they pass tiny paper cups of coffee around the room.
Poppy Delevingne collaborates with Aquazurra on shoe collection, all the latest styles. Saint Laurent debuts its relaunched couture line on Jane Fonda. David Beckham signs five-year deal with Savile Row tailor Kent and Curwen, all the latest styles. Hill & Friends: London's latest covetable bag brand. Lee, me and the Duchess of Cambridge: Sarah Burton on life at the helm at Alexander McQueen.
After Alexander McQueen's death, everyone - except Sarah Burton - assumed she'd step into his shoes.
But she overcame her fears, stole the show with the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding dress and flourished BY Andrew OHagan | 14 September 2014 The Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton Photo: ERIK MADIGAN HECK. Forbes Welcome. These 5 Designers Are Reinventing Denim In a Big Way. When former Net-a-Porter buyer Katie Green decided to launch her denim line, Kéji, she knew she'd be entering a crowded market space dominated by powerhouses like Frame, J Brand, and Acne.
Still, she saw an opportunity. "Denim has been really pigeonholed as the stretch skinny jean," Green says. Instead, the Hong Kong native—who apprenticed in bespoke tailoring on Savile Row—took this everyday material back to its heritage, looking to 1800s workwear and the WWII-era American sportswear designs of Claire McCardell. Green also drew inspiration from the sharp lines of shunga, Japanese erotic woodblock prints that have been produced for centuries, to create an 11-piece capsule collection of crisp cigarette pants, A-line dresses, and round-shoulder jackets in heavyweight Japanese denim, which she debuted during the fall/ winter 2015 collections at London Fashion Week in February. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below.
Valentino's New Creative Directors Reinvent the Couture House. “Bello, bello, bellissimo!”
Cries Maria Grazia Chiuri as a model walks slowly toward a cluster of designers and stylists who are staring intently at what she is wearing: a geometrically shaped sheath dress made from latticed cream silk chiffon embellished with bold graphic floral symbols in chocolate brown satin. Seconds after the “bellissimo,” a half-dozen people clad in crisp white cotton coats enter the room smiling bashfully as Chiuri and the man sitting beside her, Pierpaolo Piccioli, stand up and applaud them. The dress is one of the works in progress designed by Valentino creative directors Chiuri and Piccioli for the fall haute couture collection. They are paying tribute to the recent recruits of the house’s couture ateliers, who had sewn the satin motifs with such finesse that the stitches are barely visible. It is a long-standing tradition for trainees to be assigned such seemingly simple tasks, but the artisans themselves appear anything but traditional.
Closed Exhibition - Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty. 14 March – 2 August 2015.
Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty was the first and largest retrospective of McQueen's work to be presented in Europe. In partnership with Swarovski Swarovski is delighted to partner the V&A in bringing Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty to London. The crystal house and Alexander McQueen share a rich history, beginning in the 1990s when Isabella Blow introduced the young maverick designer to Nadja Swarovski.
Jeremy Scott - Designer Fashion Label. Olivier Rousteing. Louboutin: The World's Most Luxurious Shoes - All 4. 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. "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. " Anna Wintour. FASHION / Kaiser Karl's cul-de-sac: For ten years, Karl Lagerfeld has ruled international fashion. He made Chanel the status label for the Eighties, then took on every other spare label in sight. But now, the spirit of Coco Chanel is back in fashion, and.
Fashion & Power: Karl Lagerfeld’s Influence. By Angela Ghang Karl Lagerfeld is a celebrated renown couture designer who can bring style and shape to any design fitting a modern, classy and edgy look with eccentric colors. Born in 1938, one year before Coco Chanel retired from the Fashion House of Chanel, they say he was destined to take over the empire of Chanel. At a young age Lagerfeld moved to Paris and worked as a draftsman sketching costumes. In 1955 he won 1st place at the International Wool Association, where many designers and couture house took note of Lagerfelds design and style. In the 60s he worked close with the House of Fendi designing fur coats and in the 70s worked with the Fashion House of Chloe creating feminine and classic pieces along with perfume, "Chloe by Karl Lagerfeld" which became an instant hit worldwide.
In 1978 he started to design at Chanel and quickly became the Creative Design Director of Chanel in 1983. 25 Biggest Names in Menswear - Men's Fashion Week 2015. The 25 most powerful people in fashion. The Most Influential People in Fashion. The People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2014.