No Lonely Hearts on Alibaba's Singles' Day
By Sofia Celeste
A day that will never be forgotten, 11/11, which also marks the November 11th armistice that...
By Sofia Celeste
A day that will never be forgotten, 11/11, which also marks the November 11th armistice that ended World War I, is also now known in China as the biggest retail of the year, if not the world. It’s basically China’s Black Friday just more massive, like “crazy, rich, Asian”-style massive. For...
A day that will never be forgotten, 11/11, which also marks the November 11th armistice that ended World War I, is also now known in China as the biggest retail of the year, if not the world. It’s basically China’s Black Friday just more massive, like “crazy, rich, Asian”-style massive. For starters, the bonanza kicked off festivities with a Taylor Swift concert and generates some serious coin...
Lindbergh Film Debuts
By NOWFASHION
“Naomi, I love you from head to toe – now get the fuck down here. I need two more shots,” Peter...
By NOWFASHION
By NOWFASHION
“Naomi, I love you from head to toe – now get the fuck down here. I need two more shots,” Peter Lindbergh once shouted candidly at Naomi Campbell, before jumping into a pool beside her during a photo shoot, to help ease her fear of the water.The late-photographer who died earlier this year was...
“Naomi, I love you from head to toe – now get the fuck down here. I need two more shots,” Peter Lindbergh once shouted candidly at Naomi Campbell, before jumping into a pool beside her during a photo shoot, to help ease her fear of the water.The late-photographer who died earlier this year was probably one of the only people who was allowed to joke with the supermodel that way.“I was terrible....
Exploring Gender through Identity and Migration
By NOWFASHION
Until November 10th, the Paris-based contemporary art space La Galerie will host the +50...
By NOWFASHION
Until November 10th, the Paris-based contemporary art space La Galerie will host the +50 EXHIBITION, a group exhibition dedicated to exploring the concepts of migration and identity and their place in our society by addressing and questioning the subject of gender and sexual identity.Curated by...
Until November 10th, the Paris-based contemporary art space La Galerie will host the +50 EXHIBITION, a group exhibition dedicated to exploring the concepts of migration and identity and their place in our society by addressing and questioning the subject of gender and sexual identity.Curated by Mehdi Dakhli, founder of traveling gallery Contempo, the exhibit reflects on the 50th anniversary of...
YSL on the Auction Block
By Jessica Bumpus
Yves Saint Laurent’s embroidered jacket inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” painting is...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
Yves Saint Laurent’s embroidered jacket inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” painting is going up for auction at Christie’s in Paris next month.One of the world’s most expensive items, according to the Fashion Network, the bright yellow jacket took more than 600 hours to make and was part...
Yves Saint Laurent’s embroidered jacket inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” painting is going up for auction at Christie’s in Paris next month.One of the world’s most expensive items, according to the Fashion Network, the bright yellow jacket took more than 600 hours to make and was part of Saint Laurent’s 1988 Spring/Summer collection, modelled at the time by Naomi Campbell.It is...
The Challenge of a Comeback
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
With luxury brands constantly switching from one designer to another, many fashion designers grow...
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
With luxury brands constantly switching from one designer to another, many fashion designers grow tired of the industry’s unstoppable musical chairs and are tempted to quit it once and for all. This, or to reinvent themselves just like Alber Elbaz did.It’s the season of all comebacks! After Ann...
With luxury brands constantly switching from one designer to another, many fashion designers grow tired of the industry’s unstoppable musical chairs and are tempted to quit it once and for all. This, or to reinvent themselves just like Alber Elbaz did.It’s the season of all comebacks! After Ann Demeulemeester’s new tableware and lighting collections unveiled at Maison & Objet in September, and...
Inclusivity and its Limits
By Elisabeta Tudor

Earlier this summer, a series of Salty adverts on Instagram featuring fully clothed BIPOC...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor

Earlier this summer, a series of Salty adverts on Instagram featuring fully clothed BIPOC (Black/Indigenous/People of Color), disabled, plus-sized, and trans women were rejected by the social media mogul for “promoting escorting services.” Something that did not sit well with the editorial team...

Earlier this summer, a series of Salty adverts on Instagram featuring fully clothed BIPOC (Black/Indigenous/People of Color), disabled, plus-sized, and trans women were rejected by the social media mogul for “promoting escorting services.” Something that did not sit well with the editorial team of Salty, a New York-based independent media. “There are rumors, talks, conversations happening in...
FIAC: Art or Fashionable Stuff?
By Rebecca Voight
The FIAC (Foire International d’Art Contemporain), Paris’ contemporary arts fair which closed...
By Rebecca Voight
The FIAC (Foire International d’Art Contemporain), Paris’ contemporary arts fair which closed this weekend, is one of those annual cultural happenings that everyone wants a piece of. The city began to look like an arty amusement park days before the fair opened when Jeff Koons’ monumental hand...
The FIAC (Foire International d’Art Contemporain), Paris’ contemporary arts fair which closed this weekend, is one of those annual cultural happenings that everyone wants a piece of. The city began to look like an arty amusement park days before the fair opened when Jeff Koons’ monumental hand holding a bouquet of cartoon tulips (a “gift” to the city from the artist after the Bataclan terrorist...
How to Lose Followers
By Aarushi Saxena
Disingenuous endorsements is the number one reason why individuals unfollow influencers,...
By Aarushi Saxena
By Aarushi Saxena
Disingenuous endorsements is the number one reason why individuals unfollow influencers, according to Instagram creative firm Takumi and a study released last week by Marketing Charts, a hub for data, graphics, and research analysis. Based on a survey of 2,251 representatives in the UK, the US,...
Disingenuous endorsements is the number one reason why individuals unfollow influencers, according to Instagram creative firm Takumi and a study released last week by Marketing Charts, a hub for data, graphics, and research analysis. Based on a survey of 2,251 representatives in the UK, the US, and Germany, a significant crowd of 16- to 24-year-old consumers credit influencers for their “trendy...
The Kimono Reinvented
By Elisabeta Tudor
The kimono has always been an object of fascination. Even in Japan, where it is considered an...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
The kimono has always been an object of fascination. Even in Japan, where it is considered an intangible cultural treasure, designers can’t help but put their hands on it to reinvent it and challenge traditional perception.Yoshiki Hayashi, an influential composer and musician-turned-designer, did...
The kimono has always been an object of fascination. Even in Japan, where it is considered an intangible cultural treasure, designers can’t help but put their hands on it to reinvent it and challenge traditional perception.Yoshiki Hayashi, an influential composer and musician-turned-designer, did just that during the latest week of runway shows in Tokyo. As of today, the best-selling artist –...
Lindbergh Film to Premiere in Milan
By Sofia Celeste
Milan’s Fashion Film Festival will unveil “Peter Lindbergh: Women’s Stories” at Milan’s Anteo...
By Sofia Celeste
Milan’s Fashion Film Festival will unveil “Peter Lindbergh: Women’s Stories” at Milan’s Anteo Cinema on November 10th.“Engaging and intimate, this film depicts the German photographer and features Naomi Campbell, [his wife] Astrid Lindbergh, and Helga Polzin,” organizers said Tuesday.The...
Milan’s Fashion Film Festival will unveil “Peter Lindbergh: Women’s Stories” at Milan’s Anteo Cinema on November 10th.“Engaging and intimate, this film depicts the German photographer and features Naomi Campbell, [his wife] Astrid Lindbergh, and Helga Polzin,” organizers said Tuesday.The Lindbergh documentary was directed by Jean-Michel Vecchiet, who also depicted the life of Jean-Michel...
Sophia Kokosalaki Dies
By Jessica Bumpus
The Greek fashion designer Sophia Kokosalaki has died. News of the London-based designer’s death...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
The Greek fashion designer Sophia Kokosalaki has died. News of the London-based designer’s death was reported by the culture minister for Greece, Lina Mendoni, on Monday."It is extremely sad when a young person dies, a creative spirit, a dynamic and self-made woman who starred in the harsh and...
The Greek fashion designer Sophia Kokosalaki has died. News of the London-based designer’s death was reported by the culture minister for Greece, Lina Mendoni, on Monday."It is extremely sad when a young person dies, a creative spirit, a dynamic and self-made woman who starred in the harsh and competitive world of international fashion for a 20-year period," she said Kokosalaki, who had dressed...
Feminism: A Fashionable Trend?
By Chiara Condi
Fashion can create trends, but it can also pick up existing trends from the ground, reflecting...
By Chiara Condi
Fashion can create trends, but it can also pick up existing trends from the ground, reflecting and echoing them back. Feminism has become a clothing trend because it responds to how women are feeling today. Why do we choose to wear the things we do today? The best way to explain it is that, as...
Fashion can create trends, but it can also pick up existing trends from the ground, reflecting and echoing them back. Feminism has become a clothing trend because it responds to how women are feeling today. Why do we choose to wear the things we do today? The best way to explain it is that, as women, we are literally wearing our anger on our sleeves. And we are right to do so. According to the...
Elegance Comes In Different Shapes
By Emil Levin
Every person wants to be a part of something to a degree. It could be work related, a project, a...
By Emil Levin
Every person wants to be a part of something to a degree. It could be work related, a project, a group of friends, you name it. According to Abraham Maslow's “Hierarchy of Needs,” belonging somewhere is ranked the third-most important need. However, some people, due to their circumstances, are...
Every person wants to be a part of something to a degree. It could be work related, a project, a group of friends, you name it. According to Abraham Maslow's “Hierarchy of Needs,” belonging somewhere is ranked the third-most important need. However, some people, due to their circumstances, are required to fight harder for the right to belong somewhere. I want to share my own thoughts on the...
Hassan Hajjaj's Empowering Pop-Art
By Elisabeta Tudor
For over 20 years, Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj has dedicated his life’s work to depicting Arab...
By Elisabeta Tudor
For over 20 years, Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj has dedicated his life’s work to depicting Arab women and men, many of whom are his own friends. And most of the time, the international artists and musicians depicted in his artworks, such as rapper Cardi B, singers Rachid Taha and Keziah Jones,...
For over 20 years, Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj has dedicated his life’s work to depicting Arab women and men, many of whom are his own friends. And most of the time, the international artists and musicians depicted in his artworks, such as rapper Cardi B, singers Rachid Taha and Keziah Jones, as well fashion designer Amine Bendriouich, amongst others, are featured in a controversial, pop-art...
Decoding the Parisienne
By Alice Pfeiffer
Just over ten years ago, I came back to Paris after having spent a decade in London. I wore...
By Alice Pfeiffer
By Alice Pfeiffer
Just over ten years ago, I came back to Paris after having spent a decade in London. I wore plastic crowns of flowers on my head, Mad-Hatter-like tights, faux fur coats, and fed myself with pints and chips. That was then. Fast-forward to today, and I can’t help but notice that I wear more black,...
Just over ten years ago, I came back to Paris after having spent a decade in London. I wore plastic crowns of flowers on my head, Mad-Hatter-like tights, faux fur coats, and fed myself with pints and chips. That was then. Fast-forward to today, and I can’t help but notice that I wear more black, smoke like a chimney, and experiment very little, sartorially speaking. What, one may inquire,...