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New York Fashion Week Kicks Off. New York City Designer Derek Lam has told several hundred fashion editors and buyers they aren’t welcome to attend his spring 2017 runway show next week. Rather than his usual show for 450 guests, he has invited just 60 people—in groups of 20—to the penthouse of the Greenwich Hotel, where he will personally describe each look. “I’ll probably end up rambling,” Mr. Lam says. The intimate show is part of his strategy to create a more exclusive image. Rather than blowing his marketing budget on two big shows each year, he says he’ll spend the money on marketing, mainly online, throughout the year.

Designer labels are shaking things up at New York fashion week, which begins Thursday and runs through Sept. 15. In a few cases, labels are switching continents, with Tom Ford leaping from London fashion week to pre-empt New York fashion week with a dinner show tonight. Retail revenues have suffered this year as shoppers spend less on apparel. But not all disorder has been eliminated. 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. Oasis x V&A Collection shop now: Laura Jackson models range. Now that garden party season is finally upon us (we can see a teeny tiny bit of sun behind those clouds, honest) it's time to shop for some new outfits. Our first stop: Oasis. Why? Because Oasis has teamed up with the V&A Museum for an exclusive capsule fashion collection. We've seen it in person and it's lust-worthy. Regular shoppers of Oasis will know they love a good print, but now the high-street favourite brings to life some V&A prints that date back centuries.

The collection features casual kimono style jackets, wide-leg high-waisted trousers, voluminous culottes and A-line midi skirts. Modelled by TV presenter Laura Jackson, the collection is based around 11 beautiful botanical prints - all hand-selected from over hundreds in the museum's archive, by the Oasis in-house design team.

The team worked closely with the V&A to retain the authenticity of the original printed fabrics and designs, and each one has been artfully re-imagined. Shop the collection here. 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: Where Is the Line Between Fashion and Art? Schiaparelli's famous shoe hat. Image: Getty While the mingling of the art and fashion worlds is not a modern concept, the visibility of fashion and art crossover seems to be at an all high. The spectacle and sensation created by collaboration among creative forces inspires fashion houses to seek out contemporary artists for runway shows, capsule collections, or as commissioned filmmakers. Prada commissioned several murals for its spring 2014 runway show. The Gagosian Gallery represents the fashion photographers Inez & Vinoodh. Viktor & Rolf named its 2015 fall collection "Wearable Art. " The artist Richard Phillips has a long history of brand collaborations with MAC, Jimmy Choo, Mont Blanc, and Cartier.

Phillips' collection for MAC. Phillips is currently finalizing several new collaborations. While the fashion world is hungry for new campaigns, the art world is gradually growing more accepting of contemporary artists venturing into the larger culture. "Savage Beauty" at the Met. J.w.anderson is curating an exhibition at the hepworth gallery. As the head of his own brand, J.W.Anderson, and Creative Director of storied Spanish maison Loewe, Jonathan Anderson is one of Britain's most talented young designers; at the BFAs last year he even picked up both Menswear and Womenswear Designer of the Year. Quite a feat, and indicative of his romantic style and fluid approach to the traditional aesthetics of gender and the body. Somehow, the Northern Irish-born designer has found time in what must be a very busy schedule to curate an exhibition at Wakefield's Hepworth Gallery to explore the way designers and artists have approach the human form in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Using his own autumn/winter 13 collection as a starting point, the exhibition will bring together figurative works from artists like Sarah Lucas, Henry Moore and Louise Bourgeois, alongside fashion pieces from Rei Kawakubo, Helmut Lang and Christian Dior.