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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 "Kanye's hacked off some really high-profile models by asking them to sign the agreement, particularly because it stated that he could sue them for up to $10million if they spoke out about him," a source told The Mirror of the NDAs, which allegedly prohibit the signees from talking about the collection, Kim Kardashian West and her family, and the designer himself. Mansur Gavriel Maryam Nassir Zadeh Shoe Copyright.

17 September 2015 Scarlett Conlon.

Mansur Gavriel Maryam Nassir Zadeh Shoe Copyright

Yves Saint Laurent Has Been Accused of Copying: Is the Role of Creative Director's Changing?  Saint Laurent, under the creative direction of Hedi Slimane has just been accused of copying the fast fashion retailer forever21, highlighting a burgeoning problem in the business of fashion that creative directors are far more removed from the creative process than we think.

Yves Saint Laurent Has Been Accused of Copying: Is the Role of Creative Director's Changing? 

High-street brands like Forever 21 are accustomed to finding themselves associated with copying, but now the shoe is on the other foot and high fashion is getting its ideas from the high street, after fashion blogger and Marie Claire contributing editor Nicolette Mason noticed a lipstick print dress in the Saint Laurent's Fall/Winter 2015 collection almost identical to a dress from Forever21, the first to sell the lipstick dress design a few years back. FOREVER 21 (RIGHT) SAINT LAURENT, (LEFT) These infringement cases highlight a growing problem with luxury fashion brands these days, which begs the question, just how involved are creative directors in the creative design process? Kanye West unveils New York Fashion Week collection in front of a star-filled crowd.

The 38-year-old debuted the latest designs for his collaboration with Adidas on Wednesday afternoonFront row attendees included Anna Wintour, Lorde and Drake, as well as his wife Kim Kardashian and daughter North West The designer's sister-in-law Kylie Jenner and her friend Bella Hadid walked in the show, but their faces remained partially hidden under blue caps Kanye sparked anger and frustration among his fellow designers after adding his show to the NYFW schedule at the last minute By Olivia Fleming and Charlie Lankston At New York Fashion Week For Published: 17:48 GMT, 16 September 2015 | Updated: 09:59 GMT, 17 September 2015 Despite much controversy over Kanye West's decision to show off the official New York Fashion Week calendar, the rapper unveiled his second installment of Yeezy on Wednesday afternoon.

Kanye West unveils New York Fashion Week collection in front of a star-filled crowd

Fashion Show Review, Spring 2016. NEW YORK, United States — Jeremy Scott is fashion's equivalent of Andy Warhol.

Fashion Show Review, Spring 2016

He likes to embrace the garish banality of American culture and elevate it to an art form. His love for bold colours, outlandish prints and plain old kitsch is so authentic and heartfelt one cannot help but surrender. Today's show was Scott's nth foray into the bee-hived, vitamic territory of TV-infected, American optimism circa 1960. He has been there many times in the past. Think sheath dresses, plastic chainmail tunics, petite cardigans and kitten heels. Lively and colourful, the clothes looked trademark Scott. Urban Surf Surprises at Victoria Beckham. NEW YORK, United States — When Victoria Beckham is papped in the papers, she is more likely to be passing through an airport than anywhere else.

Urban Surf Surprises at Victoria Beckham

The woman travels. And that experience infused her Spring collection. Carolina Herrera - Spring/Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear - NYFW. HAVING spent the past five years presenting her collections at the Lincoln Centre, this season Carolina Herrera relocated proceedings to the grand Frick museum, on the Upper East Side, it was a smart choice, and a first for this stately former residence.

Carolina Herrera - Spring/Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear - NYFW

Away from those dull black tents, the lustrous surroundings of the Garden Room – with its limestone pillars and green foliage – seemed to breathe new life into the brand. Three Things You Should Already Know About NYFW. Designer spring/summer 2016 inspiration - New York Fashion Week, London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week. Will Mass Customisation Work For Fashion? LONDON, United Kingdom — Ours is a customisable world.

Will Mass Customisation Work For Fashion?

From Spotify playlists to sandwiches, we routinely custom-build things according to our individual tastes and requirements. Indeed, in industries as diverse as window manufacturing and personal computers, it is now the norm for companies to tailor individual products to the needs of individual customers. In footwear, Nike and Converse have built popular ‘mass customisation’ services, which allow customers to participate in the design of their products, which are then built to order in large-scale factories, blending the benefits of traditional craft production with the efficiencies of modern industrial processes. Launched back in 1999, NikeiD, a digital customisation platform that lets customers configure their sneakers with a wide choice of colours and materials, now generates “significant revenue and a large portion of our total e-commerce business,” according to Ken Dice, Nike’s global vice president of NikeiD.

New York Fashion Guide: London Collections Men – Spring Summer 2016. New York Fashion Guide: Street Fashion New York. Fashion Brands, Social Media and Real Time Live Streaming «FMM. Alexander McQueen A few announcements in the past couple of weeks have made me ponder the place that real-time social media plays in fashion events.

Fashion Brands, Social Media and Real Time Live Streaming «FMM

During Toronto Fashion Week, all social media was forbidden during events and shows; organizers blamed weak ticket sales for this shortsighted decision. The media (traditional and “new”) and readers agreed that wasn’t the way to go and some critics even went as far as to say it set the industry back several years. Turkish Fashion Delights. Zeynep Tosun is a Turkish fashion designer who studied fashion in Milan.

Turkish Fashion Delights

After she graduated, she worked as a designer for Alberta Ferretti. A year later, she decided to go back to her native country Turkey. She participated in a competition of young designers in 2007 and won third price. RIBA Fashions Night Out Windows Regent Street. French Journalist Parodies High Fashion By Showing How Average Women Would Look As Models. How does it feel like to be in a high fashion photo shoot?

French fashion stylist Nathalie Croquet decided to find out by putting herself in front of the camera. Along with Photographer Daniel Schweizer, she recreated photos that had previously featured the likes of Kate Moss, Edie Campbell, and others. As for the meaning behind Croquet’s work? London Fashion Week 2015: From catwalk to High Street. 24 February 2015Last updated at 19:03 ET By Harriet Hall BBC News Inside London Fashion Week Twice a year, London's grand neoclassical Somerset House, welcomes a tumult of fashion designers and their models dressed in their finest gladrags.

The courtyard becomes the centre of London Fashion Week - a far cry from the building's sober past as home to the Inland Revenue. This year sees the event's 61st year, during which more than 250 designers will showcase their collections for autumn and winter to a global audience. Reduced discounting dampens high street fashion trade. Christian Louboutin Lipstick Launch - Fall Beauty Trends. When Christian Louboutin ventured into beauty, we weren’t shocked to see stiletto-like spikes atop bottles of shiny lacquer—the pièce de résistance being a blood-red polish the color of his legendary soles. Adding to the famed designer’s lineup of polishes—his Scarabée collection was one of our must-buy beauty picks for fall—are lipsticks intended to make a statement. “When a woman carries a handbag, we look at her shoulders.

When she slips on a pair of heels, we observe her walk. If she applies lacquer to her nails, we admire her hands,” said Louboutin, in a release from the company. “An object that embellishes the lips—the beacon of sensuality and organ of communication—has to be fairly amazing.