10 Influential Fashion Designers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of It’s curious to wonder why some designer’s legacies are preserved and others fall to the wayside. Is it the lack of PR, no heir to the design house or were they just bad designers? While certain designers of the past are remembered today for their ingenuity or are attributed with the "invention" of a particular garment, such as Mary Quant and the miniskirt, scores of designers--like Redfern, Lucile or Mainbocher--who were widely influential in their time have seemingly been forgotten. The task of resurrecting these legacies thus falls upon the fashion historian, so sit back for a mini fashion history lesson of 10 fashion designers you've probably never heard of but should definitely know. For more fashion history by Part Nouveau, click here. John Redfern - The Tailor Designer
Coco's Tea Party The morning got off to a great start, as my first show of the day was Mulberry. A customised ice cream van was parked outside Claridge's, offering treats to waiting guests, and the entrance to the hotel was covered in colourful plastic ice creams. Mulberry know how to put on a great event - so great that they have to stage their runway show twice in one morning, just to meet demand. Luckily I had an invite to the 10am show, which was attended by both Kate Moss and Kristen Stewart.
Find the Latest News on Marni at Eclectic Jewelry and Fashion 1. Dooney and Burke, $350; dooney.comHerman says, “This one is equestrian chic. It reminds me of a saddle.” 2. Coach Cambridge leather crossbody, $198; coach.com“The zipper pockets in front make looking for your subway card really easy,” Herman says. 3.
BACK TO THE FUTURE 2 2011 : Irina Werning Now its time for KOREA, TAIWAN AND TOKYO. If you live here and want to participate in my project, email me amazing old pictures to : email@example.com Riff Raff 1976 & 2011 London Carine Roitfeld: The Magazine - Journal - I Want To Be A Roitfeld The perfect antidote to Monday morning: Carine Roitfeld has finally released concrete evidence of her new biannual magazine, set to launch this September. The magazine will be titled simply CR, just as she signed each of her editorials for Vogue Paris. “The name’s not a big surprise, but oh well,” Carine said to WWD.
Can Feminists Like Fashion? - Forbes Céline 2012 Runway Feminism and fashion have always had a rocky relationship, a point hammered home in an article in Ms. magazine’s January issue, “If The Clothes Fit: A Feminist Take On Fashion.” The piece explores the tumultuous role that fashion has historically played in gender politics—both serving as a medium for the advancement of women, and as a weapon of restraint. Haute Design Happy weekend to you, dear friends! I couldn't wait to share a peek of NoaNoa's new, High Summer collection—a treat for certain, that I couldn't contain! Isn't this pastel/sorbet hued lookbook so calm and beautiful? Blossom pink and choral, sugary sweet blue, fresh white, cheery yellow and green, orchids, and seaside charm...I long for those easy, breezy, wind-blown hair days and the sound of waves...
Seydou Keita portraits accompanied by African hand block printed paper Art and design inspiration from around the world – CreativeRoots Explore Mali Close YemenClose Inspired by - Mali Seydou Keita portraits accompanied by African hand block printed paper H&M: Product Strategy Product H&M proves to be good at producing cheap products of reasonable quality, inspired by the latest catwalk trends. With daily new products in store, the H&M has a unique selling proposition, competing with – as H&M states- every other fashion company. Offering a broad range of product for a broad range of people, H&M seems to be doing well. Innovation H&M is very innovative and has extremely fast and numerous NPD cycles. However, the role of the customer in this innovation process could be improved.