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Tabboo! - Meet the Artist Behind the Marc Jacobs FW 2016 Collection. 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.

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. Explore: Fashion -- National Geographic. A nightspot puts on an eccentric fashion show in Madrid, Spain, in 1985. Photograph by O. Louis Mazzatenta, National Geographic A couple poses in traditional costume in the Savoy Region, Rhone-Alpes, France, in 1931. Photograph by Jules Gervais Courtellemont, National Geographic A woman poses for a portrait wearing a "silk substitute" in 1939.

Photograph by Willard Culver, National Geographic A young woman models earrings in 1981. Photograph by James L. Women, modeling the latest swimsuit styles, sit on the edge of a small waterfall in Spring River, Arkansas, in 1943. Photograph by B. Models walk down the runway at a spring Fashion Week show in New York in 1990. Photograph by Jodi Cobb, National Geographic A man and a woman pose in hats from their town, Otavalo, Ecuador. Photograph by Jacob J. Models wear costumes and painted faces for a museum opening in Jerusalem in 1982. A woman with 1940s hairstyle and dress picks peaches in Louisiana, Missouri, in 1946. Photograph by Richard H. Elegantly Connecting Fashion and Art | Intelligence | BoF. MIAMI, United States — The official start date of Art Basel Miami Beach might be Thursday, December 3rd, but major players from the fashion world have already descended on the city for a flurry of private dinners and parties. On Sunday night, Harry Winston hosted a dinner with Cultured magazine at its Design District store, highlighting the works of hot-shot lighting designer Lindsey Adelman.

On Tuesday, Panerai chief executive Angelo Bonati interviewed Swiss designer and entrepreneur Yves Béhar at a media event. That same evening, the US chief executive of Hermès, Robert Chavez, honoured the Argentinian artist Julio Le Parc at a private dinner on the rooftop of the brand’s new Miami store. And that’s just the beginning. On Wednesday morning, Tiffany is set to host a brunch with Interview magazine. The slew of events — and the exhibitions accompanying them — reflect the value fashion puts on art and vice versa.

We asked four emerging artists if they've ever had their work stolen. Not really. Some artists put their accounts on private to protect their images, but I think this limits your exposure to new and broader audiences. I think it’s really hard to prevent people stealing your intellectual property given the scale of Instagram. The majority of the time, people are not intentionally trying to disregard you as an artist or photographer by not tagging you — photos and credits get lost in the chain cycle of reposting, sometimes they are pulled from an uncredited post on Tumblr or Twitter. I think it’s just a matter of being aware that once your photos are posted online, there’s a possibility they will be shared without your name attached.

It’s just the nature of the internet. It would also be extremely hypocritical of me to go after someone for stealing my ideas because my work is entirely based around bootlegging designers. How Fashion Is Framing Olympic Athletes for Rio 2016 | Intelligence | BoF. LONDON, United Kingdom — “Fashion doesn’t exist in a vacuum,” says British Vogue’s deputy editor Emily Sheffield.

“It’s a part of everyday conversation [so] Vogue has always focused on a wide variety of personalities: performers, writers, artists, politicians — and sportsmen and women too.” Called “Fighting Talk,” Sheffield’s recent feature of British female champion boxer Nicola Adams is just one of the many examples of glossy magazines around the world giving Olympic athletes a spotlight in recent months. In the run-up to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, kicking off in Rio de Janeiro this weekend, publications from the Chinese and Swedish editions of Elle to the Brazilian and Australian editions of Vogue have showcased an international constellation of top athletes , through a variety of narratives. These editorials are a testament to the increasingly interconnected nature of sports and fashion. British Vogue Boxer Nicola Adams in British Vogue's August issue | Photo: Matthew Brookes. 'It's about freedom': Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%' Image copyright Getty Images The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales.

The clothing - which combines "burqa" with "bikini" - leaves only the face, hands and feet on show. Aheda Zanetti, who claims the trademark on the name burkini and burqini, said online sales were up by 200% The 48-year-old Sydney woman said the swimsuits represented freedom and healthy living - not oppression. "I'm an Aussie chick, I've been here all my life," she said. "I know what hijab means. I know what veil means. Listen: Burqini creator speaks to the BBC World Service "Access to beaches and for swimming is banned to any person wearing improper clothes that are not respectful of good morals and secularism.

"" Ms Zanetti said the original intention behind the garment was to allow Muslim women to participate in the Australian beach lifestyle. "I wanted my girls to grow up to have that freedom of choice," she said. 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 - What is Indian style today? Culture - Fashion victims: History’s most dangerous trends.

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