When Bella went down, why did people’s phones go up? When model Candice Swanepoel and a number of others took spills at Givenchy’s SS16 runway show last year, W Magazine’s editor, Stefano Tonchi, was quick to offer a helping hand.
At last week’s Yeezy Season 4 show, Bruce Pask, men's fashion director of Bergdorf Goodman, became the hero of the day after escorting a model, who was very visibly struggling with her shoes, down the runway. Yet, at the Michael Kors show on Monday, when “it” model Bella Hadid wiped out, the industry sat by and watched, iPhones raised. 'My dresses create some sort of shelter': Roksanda Ilincic on dressing the Fi...
Young Thug and Naomi Campbell’s protégés hit up NYFW. Lifestyle network and leaders of cutting-edge design VFiles brought the fantasy back into fashion at their SS17 runway show in New York City last night.
Their rather conceptual showcase featured designers selected by an impressive line-up of mentors including rap-visionary Young Thug, Naomi Campbell and Pat McGrath among others, and was complimented by surprise performances by Brooklyn-based teen metal band Unlocking The Truth, DJ A-TRAK and AWGE fashion-rapper Playboi Carti. Although Young Thug’s slightly awkward, viral gimmick, where he stopped a model in the middle of the runway, whipped up a social media frenzy, designers Ground Zero, Rushemy Botter, Sanchez Kane, Song Seoyoon and Alessandro Tricone still managed to present memorable, artistic and politically-charged collections.
Your first look at Gigi Hadid’s line for Tommy Hilfiger. Just last week former One Direction member and Dazed cover star Zayn Malik made his fashion design debut, unveiling a footwear range he’d created in collaboration with Italian designer Giuseppe Zanotti.
Today his girlfriend, model Gigi Hadid has done the same – revealing a capsule collection she’s worked on with American brand Tommy Hilfiger. Modelling in the lookbook herself (see above), Hadid’s collection includes clothing, footwear, accessories and fragrance and sees the California native put “a West Coast stamp on Hilfiger’s signature East Coast classics.” The whole thing has a decidely maritime feel – something that is particularly noticeable in the peaked caps, sailor tops, cable knits, naval badges and anchor motifs.
What will Alexa Chung's fashion line look like? Alexa Chung will launch a fashion line called Alexachung in May 2017.
In a statement, the 32-year-old – with typical kook – commented: “With this first collection, I aim not only to delight your eyeballs but to furnish your wardrobe with all of your soon-to-be favourite pieces.” The truth is, she’s probably on to something. Chung has, arguably, become one of the biggest influencers on what young women wear over the past decade. Her own line follows a series of collaborations with other brands including Madewell and Eyeko, drawing on her own personal style. After AG Jeans last year, Chung curated an Archive collection for Marks & Spencer in April. How Rebecca Minkoff Keeps Disrupting the Fashion Industry. New York Fashion Week is here, an event that’s brazenly showcased Rebecca Minkoff LLC’s innovations.
But I’m not talking about its fashions. Last year at this event, Minkoff became the first designer to broadcast her runway show in virtual reality. Female Fashion Designers Are Still in the Minority. LONDON, United Kingdom — Gender parity is an elusive goal for many industries and fashion is no exception, with men disproportionately dominating top roles across all areas of business.
It is a particularly ironic state of affairs for an industry where women make up the overwhelming majority of the consumer base. Despite the recent trend for gender neutrality on the catwalk, behind the scenes female designers are still outnumbered. For the Spring/Summer 2017 fashion week season, which kicked off with New York Fashion Week this Thursday, BoF has analysed the womenswear brands showing across New York, London, Milan and Paris fashion weeks. Our findings show that there are more male designers creating clothing for women than there are women. Kanye West Wants to Open 200 adidas YEEZY Stores in the Next Year. Yesterday we highlighted excerpts from Kanye’s recent interview with Vogue, as he discussed his collaborative album with Drake, his open casting call for “multiracial women,” and YEEZY Season 4.
Now we’re back to shed light on one more topic from the conversation: Ye’s forthcoming adidas YEEZY brick and mortar stores. West revealed in the interview that he believes “the first one will be in California, since that’s where I stay now. I can go by there most often, check in, get the vibe,” he added. Kanye West Broke the Internet with 6 New Ventures. In ‘Ye-like fashion, Mr.
West hit the airwaves yesterday with a reckless abandon announcing a stream of exciting projects. From the heavily-teased Drizzy collaboration to a new jewelry line, noteworthy adidas news to the rumblings of his YEEZY Season 4 line, we break down the last 24 hours in covering all things Kanye. Talking shop with Vogue ahead of the highly-anticipated YEEZY showcase, Kanye divulged a slew ventures he has his eye on.
New Album With Drake. Kanye West To Show Yeezy Season 4 During New York Fashion Week. Kanye West will present his latest Yeezy collection during New York Fashion Week next month.
According to WWD, the rapper will host his Yeezy Season 4 runway show on Sept. 7. West has not announced a time or location for the show yet. West showed his Yeezy Season 3 collection back in February at Madison Square Garden. At the show, he also debuted his latest album, "The Life of Pablo. " Phoebe Philo Leaving Celine. Well, according to The Fashion Law, Céline‘s 2016 fall/winter collection will be her last.
While there has not been official confirmation yet from Philo or Céline, this isn’t the first time rumors of her departure have surfaced. Back in August last year, industry chatter pointed to her impending resignation as Philo was getting tired of commuting to Paris and wished to stay in England to spend more time with her family. Philo made a name for herself when she joined Chloé with Stella McCartney in 1997, before resigning in 2006 at the height of her career to focus on her family.
She then joined Céline in 2008. Under Philo’s watchful eye, Céline was transformed from a tired house into one of the most coveted and influential luxury brands. Karl Lagerfeld takes Chanel on a nature trail in Paris. At Chanel, the show starts long before the clothes appear. Karl Lagerfeld’s overture began a few days ahead of this collection with the show tickets: simple slabs of eco-friendly plywood looking nothing like haute couture’s traditional beribboned and gold-embossed invitations.
Once inside the Grand Palais on the day of the show, guests found themselves transported from the leaden skies and frenetic streets of Paris to a blissed-out, spa-like stage set, with a painted blue sky lit by floodlights and a backdrop of trees in full leaf. A minimalist pavilion in slatted wood sat in the centre of a lawn edged by paths picked out in yet more pale wood. The natural idyll was a notable departure from Lagerfeld’s recent Chanel shows, which have been staged in a Paris street scene (September 2014), a cafe (March 2015), a casino (July 2015) and an airport (October 2015).
The Rise of the Fashion Hipster. NEW YORK, United States — This past Paris Fashion Week, the young label Vetements headed by Demna Gvasalia was the talk of the town and their instantly recognisable logo-ed raincoats and sweatshirts were seemingly everywhere. They were mostly worn by the young, self-conscious, well-informed fashion insiders and were instant fodder for the street-style photographers, who themselves tend to be young, self-conscious, and well informed. What we are witnessing is the rise of the fashion hipster — a new consumer class that in its self-image and purchasing habits is not driven by the notion of luxury but by characteristics normally associated with hipsterism — irony, camp, and insider humour.
They are as self-conscious in their status markers as the Veblenian leisure class, but their status is not stamped with the Chanel logo on cashmere, rather, with “Vetements” in Champion font on sweatshirts. Their relatively low price allowed young people to buy into the hot new brand.