NYFW: Fashion in a Flash
By Robin Torres
As New York Fashion Week grows and evolves into a host of new formats, new fashion, and new...
By Robin Torres
By Robin Torres
As New York Fashion Week grows and evolves into a host of new formats, new fashion, and new designers, it still remains a stage for some of the industry’s most commercial and creative looks. Beyond skepticism and questioning, truth is, there’s a lot to go through including shows, presentations,...
As New York Fashion Week grows and evolves into a host of new formats, new fashion, and new designers, it still remains a stage for some of the industry’s most commercial and creative looks. Beyond skepticism and questioning, truth is, there’s a lot to go through including shows, presentations, show rooms, and events – and so much to look at. Here, we cut through some of the noise and highlight...
Time’s Up: Facing the Reality of Black Talent in the Design Industry
By Shirine Saad
Trinidadian-American Kibwe Chase-Marshall worked as a designer and journalist for years before he...
By Shirine Saad
Trinidadian-American Kibwe Chase-Marshall worked as a designer and journalist for years before he decided to take action against an urgent problem he witnessed in the fashion industry: a lack of support for Black designers. Last year, he began to craft a social media campaign,...
Trinidadian-American Kibwe Chase-Marshall worked as a designer and journalist for years before he decided to take action against an urgent problem he witnessed in the fashion industry: a lack of support for Black designers. Last year, he began to craft a social media campaign, #BreakSilenceBreakCeilings, to tackle the issue. Now, as America celebrates Black History Month, his petition on Color...
Telfar Clemens Ushers NYFW into the Future
By Robin Torres
Those who attended last night’s Telfar fashion show at Spring Studios might have caught a glimpse...
By Robin Torres
Those who attended last night’s Telfar fashion show at Spring Studios might have caught a glimpse into NYFW’s future; or, at least one of its possible evolutions. As designers explore new ways of presenting their collections and brands struggle to gain (or retain) attention for their products,...
Those who attended last night’s Telfar fashion show at Spring Studios might have caught a glimpse into NYFW’s future; or, at least one of its possible evolutions. As designers explore new ways of presenting their collections and brands struggle to gain (or retain) attention for their products, the manner in which Telfar Clemens – the Liberian-American designer behind Telfar – chose to share his...
Raf Simons Brings Drugs to the Forefront with “Youth in Motion”
By Robin Torres
As I walked into the setting of Raf Simons’ “Youth In Motion” – the title of his fall collection...
By Robin Torres
As I walked into the setting of Raf Simons’ “Youth In Motion” – the title of his fall collection – the first things that caught my attention were the rich scents of fruit, chocolate, and wine, which was confusing considering I had come to attend a fashion show. A minute and a few steps later, it...
As I walked into the setting of Raf Simons’ “Youth In Motion” – the title of his fall collection – the first things that caught my attention were the rich scents of fruit, chocolate, and wine, which was confusing considering I had come to attend a fashion show. A minute and a few steps later, it all made a lot more sense. As a backdrop to his runway, the Belgian designer had set up his own...
Five Looks from the Pamella Roland Show
By Robin Torres
Regardless of where she draws inspiration from, if one can expect anything from a Pamella Roland...
By Robin Torres
Regardless of where she draws inspiration from, if one can expect anything from a Pamella Roland runway show, it’s elegance, spirit, and a tactful touch of contemporary. This often adds up to a distractive and hypnotizing effect. As her dresses begin to appear on the catwalk, Roland brings us...
Regardless of where she draws inspiration from, if one can expect anything from a Pamella Roland runway show, it’s elegance, spirit, and a tactful touch of contemporary. This often adds up to a distractive and hypnotizing effect. As her dresses begin to appear on the catwalk, Roland brings us into her world, providing guests a chance to escape New York’s gloomy weather, hectic streets, loud...
Spring is the New Home of New York Fashion Week
By Shirine Saad
Are fashion shows outdated? Not at Spring, where fashion, beauty, gastronomy, art, film, and...
By Shirine Saad
Are fashion shows outdated? Not at Spring, where fashion, beauty, gastronomy, art, film, and design mingle in an exclusive Tribeca hub. Spring, which began as a fashion production studio in 1996 in London’s Kentish Town and has grown into one of the world’s largest creative agencies and clubs,...
Are fashion shows outdated? Not at Spring, where fashion, beauty, gastronomy, art, film, and design mingle in an exclusive Tribeca hub. Spring, which began as a fashion production studio in 1996 in London’s Kentish Town and has grown into one of the world’s largest creative agencies and clubs, has been chosen by IMG as the official partner for New York Fashion Week for the next four seasons....
Ones to Watch: 44Studio
By Marta Represa
Xavi García and Franx de Cristal never really dreamed of creating a brand. And yet, here they...
By Marta Represa
By Marta Represa
Xavi García and Franx de Cristal never really dreamed of creating a brand. And yet, here they are: this season, they presented 44Studio’s 7th collection in Paris for the first time, attracting a fashion crowd including Diane Pernet, Catherine Baba, and Opening Ceremony’s buying team. Clients...
Xavi García and Franx de Cristal never really dreamed of creating a brand. And yet, here they are: this season, they presented 44Studio’s 7th collection in Paris for the first time, attracting a fashion crowd including Diane Pernet, Catherine Baba, and Opening Ceremony’s buying team. Clients include profiles as different as Sita Abellán and 90s supermodel Laura Ponte. They are definitely an...
New York Fashion Week opens under the themes of #Metoo and Time’s Up
By Shirine Saad
As the wave of scandals against sexual harassers and assaulters takes over the entertainment and...
By Shirine Saad
As the wave of scandals against sexual harassers and assaulters takes over the entertainment and media industries, fashion, where models have been mostly unprotected by the law, is now also under attack. As New York Fashion Week launches in New York, we spoke with Model Alliance founder and...
As the wave of scandals against sexual harassers and assaulters takes over the entertainment and media industries, fashion, where models have been mostly unprotected by the law, is now also under attack. As New York Fashion Week launches in New York, we spoke with Model Alliance founder and activist Sara Ziff about models’ health, privacy, and issues of diversity in the industry. CHANEL...
Alexander Wang’s Strategic Farewell to NYFW
By Robin Torres
Alexander Wang’s upcoming Fall 2018 show will be the designer’s last at NYFW. As expected, the...
By Robin Torres
Alexander Wang’s upcoming Fall 2018 show will be the designer’s last at NYFW. As expected, the brand’s announcement has fueled an animated discussion about NYFW’s future which began seasons ago when some of America’s most ingenious designers began migrating away from the Big Apple. In fact,...
Alexander Wang’s upcoming Fall 2018 show will be the designer’s last at NYFW. As expected, the brand’s announcement has fueled an animated discussion about NYFW’s future which began seasons ago when some of America’s most ingenious designers began migrating away from the Big Apple. In fact, Wang’s decision to break away from the conventional fashion calendar – as a progressive designer and...
AltaRoma: A Beacon of Diversity in Fashion
By Grace Cook
“It’s a new generation that wants to speak about these things,” said Dior’s creative director...
By Grace Cook
“It’s a new generation that wants to speak about these things,” said Dior’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri after the Accademia Costume & Moda show during the 32nd instalment of AltaRoma. “I was born in Roma; there is a generation born in Roma that is now working around the world. But I...
“It’s a new generation that wants to speak about these things,” said Dior’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri after the Accademia Costume & Moda show during the 32nd instalment of AltaRoma. “I was born in Roma; there is a generation born in Roma that is now working around the world. But I think Roma is a place where you can approach fashion in a different way, especially if you are young....
Paris: Haute Couture is Hotter than Ever
By Elisabeta Tudor & Marta Represa
All good things come to an end. The Spring/Summer 2018 Haute Couture season is over and we've...
By Elisabeta Tudor & Marta Represa
By Elisabeta Tudor & Marta Represa
All good things come to an end. The Spring/Summer 2018 Haute Couture season is over and we've complied our favorite runway moments for you.    Ronald van der Kemp's Empowering Message  RVDK SS18 Haute Couture show in Paris. Picture by Regis Colin Berthelier. Ronald van der Kemp's...
All good things come to an end. The Spring/Summer 2018 Haute Couture season is over and we've complied our favorite runway moments for you.    Ronald van der Kemp's Empowering Message  RVDK SS18 Haute Couture show in Paris. Picture by Regis Colin Berthelier. Ronald van der Kemp's runway show and collection felt empowering, to say the least. There's simply nothing that you wouldn't...
Couture Returns & Upcycling Ideas
By Jessica Bumpus
Christophe Josse made a return to the catwalk schedule this season following a hiatus when he...
By Jessica Bumpus
Christophe Josse made a return to the catwalk schedule this season following a hiatus when he took a break in 2014, having previously been made a permanent member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in 2011 following his Paris debut in 2005. Up to speed? Finale at  Christophe Josse...
Christophe Josse made a return to the catwalk schedule this season following a hiatus when he took a break in 2014, having previously been made a permanent member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in 2011 following his Paris debut in 2005. Up to speed? Finale at  Christophe Josse Show - Photo by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION   Known for a fragile and sensual elegance, he took...
A.F. Vandevorst: 20 Years On
By Jessica Bumpus
There were still looks and girls to be fitted last night for their show today, but that wasn’t...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
There were still looks and girls to be fitted last night for their show today, but that wasn’t going to deter Filip Arickx and An Vandevorst, otherwise known as the A.F. Vandevorst design duo, from celebrating the launch of their new book, Ende Neu, which commemorates 20 years of their fashion...
There were still looks and girls to be fitted last night for their show today, but that wasn’t going to deter Filip Arickx and An Vandevorst, otherwise known as the A.F. Vandevorst design duo, from celebrating the launch of their new book, Ende Neu, which commemorates 20 years of their fashion brand. Images captured backstage and beyond, insights from industry names, and excerpts from the...
Which Look Would You Wear On The Red Carpet?
By Jessica Bumpus
At this time of year, award season is in full swing, which makes the couture catwalks ripe with...
By Jessica Bumpus
At this time of year, award season is in full swing, which makes the couture catwalks ripe with red carpet allure. Gowns of glistening sequins and beads, of exquisite craftsmanship and serious impact. With this in mind, here are a few looks in no particular order that we'd like to see live a life...
At this time of year, award season is in full swing, which makes the couture catwalks ripe with red carpet allure. Gowns of glistening sequins and beads, of exquisite craftsmanship and serious impact. With this in mind, here are a few looks in no particular order that we'd like to see live a life beyond the catwalk and onto the red carpet.  SCHIAPARELLI Haute Couture SS18 show in Paris....
Let’s Do The Time Warp!
By Jessica Bumpus
An homage to Pierre Cardin, Jean Paul Gaultier’s time travelling machine took us back to the...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
An homage to Pierre Cardin, Jean Paul Gaultier’s time travelling machine took us back to the optical Sixties this Spring/Summer 2018 season and traversed everything from its monochrome stripes to its boingy-bouncy shapes and bright colours to everything in between that, when JPG gets his hands on...
An homage to Pierre Cardin, Jean Paul Gaultier’s time travelling machine took us back to the optical Sixties this Spring/Summer 2018 season and traversed everything from its monochrome stripes to its boingy-bouncy shapes and bright colours to everything in between that, when JPG gets his hands on it, somehow manages to make sense.   JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Haute Couture SS18 show in Paris....