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Why Cultural Appropriation Is Still A Problem In The Fashion Industry. We all know of the Kardashian-Jenner clan in some way or another. If you’re familiar with Kendall and Kylie Jenner, you may know they both model. Kendall Jenner is now a high-fashion model, and she recently walked the 2015 Victoria’s Secret fashion show. But, how did she earn this claim to modeling fame? She didn’t, of course. The industry headlines are filled with celebrities such as Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner and Gigi Hadid, who are known for other things besides their modeling abilities. Kendall and Kylie are obviously famous for their reality show, while Gigi Hadid has gained publicity for dating pop stars such as Cody Simpson and more recently, Joe Jonas.

While we have models like African-American Jourdan Dunn right beside them in fashion campaigns for top designers like Balmain, she isn’t getting as much recognition or as many bookings. Jourdan Dunn did not walk in the Victoria’s Secret fashion show this year because Kendall allegedly replaced her. Metro News shares: Art and Fashion: The Ultimate Collaborations. The worlds of art and fashion are long intertwined; from Elsa Schiaparelli's collaborations with Salvador Dalí and Jackson Pollock's with Cecil Beaton, all the way through to Louis Vuitton with The Chapman Brothers and Prada with Elmgreen + Dragset. To celebrate the interaction between the two disciplines, fashion historian E.P. Cutler has compiled 25 of the most influential pairings and published a book, aptly titled Art + Fashion: Collaborations and Connections Between Icons, which explores creative relationships past and present. Here, she explores five of her favourites, exclusively for Merce Cunningham x Rei Kawakubo"Rei Kawakubo’s 'Body Meets Dress, Dress Meets Body' collection (Spring/Summer 1997) inherently begs the question: Where does the dress end and the body begin?

It’s delicious to contemplate. One should. Elmgreen + Dragset x Prada"Cowboys, lorry drivers, and jumping Beyoncé! Art and Fashion:Collaborations and Connections Between Icons byE.P. Gucci to launch cultural program with Chatsworth House. Fashion Jobs and Fashion News in the USA Fashion jobs, Fashion news and all other possible information about the fashion world fashion professionals need. Fashion jobs in the United States of America, New York, Los Angeles, Miami and a Fashion News archive and links to international fashion jobs. Fashion jobs categories The fashion career center is the best place to look for a job in fashion. Fashion jobs listed at FashionUnited include, retail management jobs, in store jobs, sales jobs, marketing jobs, design jobs, creative jobs, product and supply chain jobs, internships, traineeships, and international jobs in fashion. Fashion news sections FashionUnited offers a complete and comprehensive overview for the fashion industry covering all the fashion news, fashion headlines, fashion daily news, trends, fashion weeks, catwalks, fashion industry statistics, fashion education news, and executive news in Fashion.

Career in fashion Looking for a job in fashion? Fashion World information. Dress Made From 72 Flags Carries A Powerful Message About LGBT Lives. 10 of Fashion's Most Avant-Garde Designers. From Coco Chanel’s popularization of the suit to Christian Dior’s full-skirted New Look, the ongoing evolution of fashion has existed largely on the innovations of the visionaries. For those creative and revolutionary enough to concoct an idea backed up only by their own convictions, some have managed not only to enter the mainstream of fashion but be embraced wholeheartedly by its capriciousness. While many designers stay within the familiar bounds of what’s been deemed marketable and find their client base in clothing that is wearable and flattering, there are other designers whose nearly surrealistic convictions have put them a little outside of the mainstream.

Though a thick line exists between ready-to-wear and the avant-garde, a few designers have opted to leave their clothing with the mark of something a bit more extraordinary. Yohji Yamamoto Thierry Mugler Courrèges Gareth Pugh Paco Rabanne Comme des Garçons Viktor & Rolf Vivienne Westwood John Galliano Alexander McQueen 45shares. Fashion and Art: Adam Geczy: Berg Publishers. “Finally a book on the complex relationship between art and fashion adopts a different approach. Instead of the usual attempts to decide where the boundary lines might be drawn , this anthology examines the areas where art and fashion meet. These essays are not only vital for scholars and students within both disciplines - for anyone and everyone, this is a highly enjoyable book.” – Pamela Church Gibson, Reader in Cultural and Historical Studies, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London “A book that both traces, and participates in, the decay of the idea that Fashion is the superficial Other of Art.

Between the covers of this book lies all the evidence one might need about the sustained collaboration between modernist artists and fashion designers. Through a wealth of historical detail and conceptual sophistication this book tells a fascinating story whose relevance will lie far beyond Fashion Studies.” – Michael Carter. Tabboo! - Meet the Artist Behind the Marc Jacobs FW 2016 Collection. INTO THE FASHION: Cultural Influences On Trend Forecasting. For everyone who works in the fashion business it is important to be able to recognize and to foresee social and cultural movements, in order to understand the fashion environment and to be able to operate in the direction in which the fashion industry will move.

Being able to anticipate what will happen in the next future is what puts a fashion designer, a retailer or a fashion buyer in the position to make better decisions in their work. And in this, fashion is not at all an isolated industry but is connected to the rest of our life. Fashion reaches beyond clothing and into the way we choose to live our lives. Lifestyle is how we communicate, how we travel, how we decorate our homes, how we eat and how we dress. Lifestyle and trends are strongly influenced by social-cultural changes, such as modernization, technological innovation and also by artistic movements. Popular culture, or pop culture, is a cultural section, which is followed, understood and appreciated by a larger audience. Culture - How Warhol’s work influenced our wardrobes. The Graffiti Artist Who Paints Over Fashion Ads. Known as “the Flower Guy,” graffiti artist Michael De Feo has defaced fashion ads worldwide for more than two decades, painting whimsical flowers over celebrities like Rihanna, Beyoncé, Kendall Jenner, and Justin Bieber.

The graffiti is illegal, and the fashion industry loves it. Last year, a guerrilla art collective gave De Feo a key to New York City bus-shelter ads, inviting the artist to challenge corporate messaging. He stealthily painted over ads by the likes of Dior and David Yurman and has since gained serious recognition among fashion designers. The graffiti inspired a line of scarves and bags by Echo, prompted two commissions by Neiman Marcus, and appeared in a Christian Louboutin social-media campaign. “It’s not real life,” he told the New York Times about his artwork last spring. “And these are not real flowers.” Now De Feo’s reinterpretations are on display in a more purely artistic context, in an exhibit at the Danziger Gallery on the Lower East Side that closes August 12.

Charlotte Stockdale of Chaos Fashion Collaboration with Anya Hindmarch. Accessories, Anya Hindmarch0By BrS · On January 19, 2015 I don’t know if you have noticed or not, but Anya Hindmarch has been doing something a little different lately. Traditional Anya Hindmarch handbags are simple in their design. The silhouettes are basic and the colors are pretty classic. They really are everything you could ever want in a sophisticated handbag. Heck, Anya Hindmarch even has an adorable signature adornment — the tiny gold tone bow — that identifies the designer without broadcasting it to the whole world. Now, it would seem that you can give your handbag a playful makeover.

Shop the Anya Hindmarch Leather Stickers at ShopBop- retails between $55 to $70 Share 10 BrS Fashion blogger that joined the BagBliss team February 2008 and TheFashionRow June 2010.