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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.

New York Fashion Week Kicks Off

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. 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. One of the labels-of-the-moment is Monse (pronounced Mon-say), a new brand launched by Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia—two veterans of Oscar de La Renta who were last week named the new designers of that label.

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.

Gucci to launch cultural program with Chatsworth House

Fashion jobs in the United States of America, New York, Los Angeles, Miami and a Fashion News archive and links to international fashion jobs. 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.

Oasis x V&A Collection shop now: Laura Jackson models range

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. 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. 10% of profits from all flip flops sold will be donated back to the brothers' Orphans for Orphans charity that builds Children's Homes across the globe. 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.

Why Cultural Appropriation Is Still A Problem In The Fashion Industry

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.

Where Is the Line Between Fashion and Art?

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. The artist Richard Phillips has a long history of brand collaborations with MAC, Jimmy Choo, Mont Blanc, and Cartier. 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.

j.w.anderson is curating an exhibition at the hepworth gallery

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.