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2019
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Balenciaga’s Gvasalia: Oversize, It’s My Territory

Demna Gvasalia is widely credited with popularizing anew blown-up proportions — to the point where Frankenstein shoulders and sleeves dangling past the fingertips invaded runways in all fashion capitals in recent years, not to mention the high street. “Oversize, it’s my territory,” he said. “I definitely intend to defend what is my design territory.” Big […]

Kering commits to working only with models aged over 18
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Kering commits to working only with models aged over 18

Kering has made a commitment that the group’s Houses will only hire models aged over 18 to represent adults at their fashion shows and photo sessions, as of 2020 (fall-winter 2020/2021 fashion shows). “As a global Luxury group, we are conscious of the influence exerted on younger generations in particular by the images produced by […]

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Michèle Lamy: Clothing Designer, Performer, Film Producer, and Restaurateur

With diamond-decked teeth, fingers stained black, Paris-based Michèle Lamy is truly one of fashion’s most revered eccentrics. Entrepreneur, collaborator, producer, wife and business partner to Rick Owens, she has given life to one of the industry’s most celebrated labels alongside countless collaborations and a Gareth Pugh partnership – all while prevailing as a gothic fashion […]

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Proenza Schouler Handbag Collection: PS1

Proenza Schouler launched its first handbag collection in 2008, including the PS1, a classic satchel that embodies a sense of wearable luxury that has become the brand’s signature. First released in 2009, the PS1 is a house signature with its relaxed silhouette inspired by traditional workwear satchels. Emphasizing craftsmanship and ease of wear, the PS1 […]

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Rick Owens Drkshdw

Rick Owens DRKSHDW is a Paris based line as the diffusion line of Rick Owens, established in 2008. The brand features on dark colour palettes, a directional and glamorous look, experimental silhouettes and extraordinary cut. Occasional graphic print appeared in different seasons; asymmetric cuts, unconventional lengths and utilitarian aesthetics added in the details. Rick Owens […]

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Fleur du Mal x Precious

The plus-size market is worth a lot of money, yet most luxury brands are still unwilling to size-up their product to meet consumer demand, especially in the high-end lingerie space. It’s a huge missed opportunity, one that New York-based intimates and ready-to-wear brand Fleur du Mal is happy to take advantage of. Partnering with model […]

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Fleur du Mal: Inspiring Dressing up & Undressing

In late 2012, Jennifer Zuccarini founded Fleur du Mal with an ambition to change the way women approach lingerie, and has since expanded to include ready-to-wear and swim. Feminine, chic and slightly subversive, the brand explores the notion of desire and artful provocation, while maintaining style and wearability. Fleur du Mal’s founder and CEO Jennifer […]

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Hender Scheme Returns to the Idea of Sex Based on One’s Appearance

‘Gender’ means social and cultural differences about sex, while ‘sex’ refers to physical and biological differences. Hender Scheme proposes a concept which surpasses the ‘gender’ schema based on society, but returns to the idea of ‘sex’ based on one’s appearance. Hender Scheme is a Japanese footwear and accessories label based in Tokyo, Japan founded by […]

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Victoria Beckham: The Ten-Year Anniversary of the Brand

Since launching in 2008, the Victoria Beckham fashion brand has developed a distinctive and modern language of clothing. Stocked in over 400 stores in over 50 countries internationally, all four Victoria Beckham lines are developed at Victoria’s studio in London and showcase only the finest craftsmanship and materials. With offices in London and New York, […]

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Galvan’s Making It Easier Than Ever to Shop for Evening Wear

Created by women, for women. Founders Anna-Christin Haas, Sola Harrison, Katherine Holmgren and Carolyn Franks came together over their love of fashion and contemporary art with a desire to create modern, clean and cool pieces – versatile enough to be styled differently and worn repeatedly, while remaining luxurious and effortless. Once upon a time, all […]

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Proenza Schouler Collaborations

Proenza Schouler is a New York based womenswear and accessories brand founded in 2002 by designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez. The duo met while studying at Parson’s School of Design eventually collaborating on their senior thesis, which became their first collection as Proenza Schouler. Named after the designers’ mothers’ maiden names, the collection was […]

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Dion Lee RTW Spring 2020

Dion Lee has uncommonly “intellectual”, minimalist taste, he works in a state of continual prune down phase: basic colours, streamline silhouettes, and more geometrical forms. Can you depict how surprising it was when we have discovered that the bodice that have appeared during Spring defilé has actually had two real pockets, worn like two mini […]

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Fannie Schiavoni RTW Spring 2020

Fannie Schiavoni is a jewellery designer based in London. She is known for her chain metal accessories which have developed a cult following including the likes of Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Skin.   Schiavoni was born in Sweden and moved to London when she was 18 to study tailoring. During her studies Schiavoni did […]

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Proenza Schouler RTW Spring 2020 Accessories and Footwear

Proenza Schouler is a women’s wear and accessories brand founded in 2002 by designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez. Based in New York City, Proenza Schouler is derived from maiden names of the two designers’ mothers: Proenza is the maiden name of Hernandez’s mother, and Schouler is the maiden name of McCollough’s mother.

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Phillip Lim RTW Spring 2020

During his Spring 2020 show, Phillip Lim was discoursing upon his brand’s relics: community, diversity, optimism, and his achievements in putting these basic principles together not incidentally. Phillip Lim’s experimentations with tailoring were SS20 focal points. You wouldn’t notice an ordinary two-piece suit in his collection; there were plenty of those in this Spring season […]

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