The Show Must Go On: Dries Van Noten's Poetic Momentum
By Elisabeta Tudor
100 runway shows, pfew! Now that's worthy of a standing ovation. For his one hundredth fashion...
By Elisabeta Tudor
100 runway shows, pfew! Now that's worthy of a standing ovation. For his one hundredth fashion show, Dries Van Noten - the Belgian master of unique prints - decided to revisit his favorite patterns, from the late ‘90s till today.    The Dries Van Noten Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show...
100 runway shows, pfew! Now that's worthy of a standing ovation. For his one hundredth fashion show, Dries Van Noten - the Belgian master of unique prints - decided to revisit his favorite patterns, from the late ‘90s till today.    The Dries Van Noten Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show in Paris (by Regis Colin-Berthelier for NOWFASHION)   What could be perceived as a risky move...
Fashion in a Flash #1
By Jessica Bumpus & Elisabeta Tudor
Paris Fashion Week is the last leg of the international shows and widely acknowledged as being...
By Jessica Bumpus & Elisabeta Tudor
By Jessica Bumpus & Elisabeta Tudor
Paris Fashion Week is the last leg of the international shows and widely acknowledged as being the most important one. Which means lots of clothes to look at. Here, we cut to the chase and pick the looks that define the collections, epitomise the fashion capital’s new-season mood, or those that...
Paris Fashion Week is the last leg of the international shows and widely acknowledged as being the most important one. Which means lots of clothes to look at. Here, we cut to the chase and pick the looks that define the collections, epitomise the fashion capital’s new-season mood, or those that are making style headlines. Click back daily for updated instalments. It’s fashion in a...
Erudite Fashion Is Paramount in Milan
By Sofia Celeste
In Italy’s fashion capital, where design and fashion intermingle, it takes some intelligence to...
By Sofia Celeste
In Italy’s fashion capital, where design and fashion intermingle, it takes some intelligence to understand not only the artistic influences behind each collection, but also the art and craftsmanship that goes into making them.   The Giada Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show in Milan (by...
In Italy’s fashion capital, where design and fashion intermingle, it takes some intelligence to understand not only the artistic influences behind each collection, but also the art and craftsmanship that goes into making them.   The Giada Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show in Milan (by Guillaule Roujas for NOWFASHION)   “People think Milan is purely commercial, and that isn’t...
Milan Fashion Week In Review
If New York is commercial and London is creative, Milan is most definitely unapologetically...
If New York is commercial and London is creative, Milan is most definitely unapologetically luxury. With a selection of fashion juggernauts headlining the fashion week, it has often been accused of feeling institutionalised and leaving little room for new talents or ideas. This has slowly started...
If New York is commercial and London is creative, Milan is most definitely unapologetically luxury. With a selection of fashion juggernauts headlining the fashion week, it has often been accused of feeling institutionalised and leaving little room for new talents or ideas. This has slowly started to change with designers like Fausto Puglisi and Arthur Arbesser repping for the rising stars and...
Giorgetti on Juggling Pucci and MSGM
By Sofia Celeste
Massimo Giorgetti, founder of MSGM and creative director of Emilio Pucci, pulled off two...
By Sofia Celeste
Massimo Giorgetti, founder of MSGM and creative director of Emilio Pucci, pulled off two memorable runway presentations this week. And both possessed a bold, colorful message that made a statement in different ways.    The Emilio Pucci Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show in Milan (by Gio...
Massimo Giorgetti, founder of MSGM and creative director of Emilio Pucci, pulled off two memorable runway presentations this week. And both possessed a bold, colorful message that made a statement in different ways.    The Emilio Pucci Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show in Milan (by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION)   With her ruffles, baseball caps and hyper-active patterns, this...
Dolce & Gabbana: All in the Family
By Sofia Celeste
Dolce & Gabbana has been on a crusade to promote family values with its #DGFamily campaign for...
By Sofia Celeste
Dolce & Gabbana has been on a crusade to promote family values with its #DGFamily campaign for some time. And for Fall/Winter they staged a show in Milan that kicked the social media part of the campaign into overdrive. The result was one of their most emotional shows ever.   The Dolce &...
Dolce & Gabbana has been on a crusade to promote family values with its #DGFamily campaign for some time. And for Fall/Winter they staged a show in Milan that kicked the social media part of the campaign into overdrive. The result was one of their most emotional shows ever.   The Dolce & Gabbana Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show in Milan (by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION)   On the...
Milan: Feeling Warm & Fuzzy Inside and Out!
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s the Fall/Winter season therefore coats make up a strong strand of the collections – much...
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s the Fall/Winter season therefore coats make up a strong strand of the collections – much like the dress tends to take centre stage for spring and summer. The USP of outerwear this time, however, is the fluff, fuzz and fur that spills out at collars and cuffs on shearling and aviator styles....
It’s the Fall/Winter season therefore coats make up a strong strand of the collections – much like the dress tends to take centre stage for spring and summer. The USP of outerwear this time, however, is the fluff, fuzz and fur that spills out at collars and cuffs on shearling and aviator styles. With more than a hint of Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind about them - Prada, most notably -...
Vionnet: When Paris Came To Milan
By Jessica Bumpus
Bringing fashion houses back from the grave is not an easy task. Especially given today’s...
By Jessica Bumpus
Bringing fashion houses back from the grave is not an easy task. Especially given today’s Insta-landscape of surface-level distraction. It’s only really a niche audience who will ever recall certain heritage house rules anyway, and whether they can or should be adhered to, to make them relevant...
Bringing fashion houses back from the grave is not an easy task. Especially given today’s Insta-landscape of surface-level distraction. It’s only really a niche audience who will ever recall certain heritage house rules anyway, and whether they can or should be adhered to, to make them relevant once more, is another story. But one can try. And Goga Ashkenazi, the Kazakh-Russian businesswoman,...
Milan and The Age of Opulence
By Sofia Celeste
The rich interiors of noble palazzi and religious temples inspired designers from Alberta...
By Sofia Celeste
The rich interiors of noble palazzi and religious temples inspired designers from Alberta Ferretti to Fausto Puglisi this season; maximizing potential to create something as magnificent as Italy’s monuments.   The Bottega Veneta Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show in Milan (by Guillaume...
The rich interiors of noble palazzi and religious temples inspired designers from Alberta Ferretti to Fausto Puglisi this season; maximizing potential to create something as magnificent as Italy’s monuments.   The Bottega Veneta Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show in Milan (by Guillaume Roujas for NOWFASHION)   Across the board, Italian designers are responding to the economic...
Prada and the Ethnic Elements Within
By Sofia Celeste
Over the past two days, designers in Milan have been compelling us with their personal treasure...
By Sofia Celeste
Over the past two days, designers in Milan have been compelling us with their personal treasure chests of fashion mementos. Prada emphasised this trend with a venue space that was adorned with nostalgic postcards and adverts from a bygone era that all bore the Prada name.   The Prada...
Over the past two days, designers in Milan have been compelling us with their personal treasure chests of fashion mementos. Prada emphasised this trend with a venue space that was adorned with nostalgic postcards and adverts from a bygone era that all bore the Prada name.   The Prada Fall/Winter 2017 ready-to-wear show in Milan (by Guillaume Roujas for NOWFASHION)   It would be...
Sartorial Fatale at the Situationist’s Debut Show
By NOWFASHION
MILAN - The 25 year-old Georgian designer behind the Situationist label brought Eastern European...
By NOWFASHION
MILAN - The 25 year-old Georgian designer behind the Situationist label brought Eastern European female street style to the catwalks of Milan with his debut show here on Friday.   Situationist by White Milano Ready To Wear Collection Fall Winter 2017 Fashion Show in Milan (by Valerio...
MILAN - The 25 year-old Georgian designer behind the Situationist label brought Eastern European female street style to the catwalks of Milan with his debut show here on Friday.   Situationist by White Milano Ready To Wear Collection Fall Winter 2017 Fashion Show in Milan (by Valerio Mezzanotti for NOWFASHION)   Invited by WHITE MILANO as a special guest, Irakli Rusadze unleashed...
The Shape of Milan: Five Emerging Trends Plus Moschino
By Jessica Bumpus
It was easy to suss out the mood in New York and London early on, both are cities in countries...
By Jessica Bumpus
It was easy to suss out the mood in New York and London early on, both are cities in countries experiencing significant political strife right now. And designers were keen to express their views about it, be that through their collection inspiration, the clothing they wore for their end bow, or...
It was easy to suss out the mood in New York and London early on, both are cities in countries experiencing significant political strife right now. And designers were keen to express their views about it, be that through their collection inspiration, the clothing they wore for their end bow, or as a mini-manifesto/ode to caring and sharing in their show notes. And in a microcosmic sense (the...
Fashion Embraces the Hijab
By Sofia Celeste
Europe, namely France, has grappled controversially with the concept of the veil for many years...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
Europe, namely France, has grappled controversially with the concept of the veil for many years now. But this season, fashion is saying hell yes to a woman's right to wear her hijab, whether it’s in a public school or on a catwalk. Women in headscarves are not an uncommon sight in Milan, a city...
Europe, namely France, has grappled controversially with the concept of the veil for many years now. But this season, fashion is saying hell yes to a woman's right to wear her hijab, whether it’s in a public school or on a catwalk. Women in headscarves are not an uncommon sight in Milan, a city that serves as the gateway to Europe for many Muslims who flock here seeking refuge and a better...
INTERVIEW | Fausto Puglisi's Female Boss
By Sofia Celeste
He's dressed Katy Perry, Rihanna and JLo like queens in the best fabric and appliqué Italy has to...
By Sofia Celeste
He's dressed Katy Perry, Rihanna and JLo like queens in the best fabric and appliqué Italy has to offer. He's cloaked Madonna in silky papal garb and capes made by Vatican artisans. Indeed Fausto Puglisi's woman could be a queen, a pope or even a mafia boss.  His Fall/Winter 2017 ready to wear...
He's dressed Katy Perry, Rihanna and JLo like queens in the best fabric and appliqué Italy has to offer. He's cloaked Madonna in silky papal garb and capes made by Vatican artisans. Indeed Fausto Puglisi's woman could be a queen, a pope or even a mafia boss.  His Fall/Winter 2017 ready to wear show kicked off with a short film featuring actress Cristina Donadio from the hit series Gomorra, a...
London Fashion Week In Review
The exuberant antidote to a nihilistic New York Fashion Week, London was bursting with an upbeat...
The exuberant antidote to a nihilistic New York Fashion Week, London was bursting with an upbeat energy thanks in part to a wave of exciting new talents. From shimmering sequins to avant-garde florals it can be easy to get distracted among all the excitement, so to help we've put together a quick...
The exuberant antidote to a nihilistic New York Fashion Week, London was bursting with an upbeat energy thanks in part to a wave of exciting new talents. From shimmering sequins to avant-garde florals it can be easy to get distracted among all the excitement, so to help we've put together a quick recap of everything you need to know from five days of inspiring shows.    Backstage at the...