Edeline Lee Hosts Women in Art Talk
By Madeline Reid
London-based designer Edeline Lee hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday titled Dressed for the Art...
By Madeline Reid
London-based designer Edeline Lee hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday titled Dressed for the Art World.Co-hosted by the Association of Women in the Arts, the event was held at Fenwick, a London department store.The talks were moderated by Harper’s Bazaar UK features director Helena Lee. No...
London-based designer Edeline Lee hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday titled Dressed for the Art World.Co-hosted by the Association of Women in the Arts, the event was held at Fenwick, a London department store.The talks were moderated by Harper’s Bazaar UK features director Helena Lee. No stranger to the art world, Lee also edits the annual magazine Bazaar Art which celebrates women in the...
How Sneaker Apps are Winning
By Robin Torres
At a time when there is constant talk of a looming recession, e-commerce seems to be defying the...
By Robin Torres
At a time when there is constant talk of a looming recession, e-commerce seems to be defying the idea that retail is broken. According to statistics published by Internet Retailer last month, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to $3.53 trillion in 2019 – up from $2.93 trillion in 2018...
At a time when there is constant talk of a looming recession, e-commerce seems to be defying the idea that retail is broken. According to statistics published by Internet Retailer last month, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to $3.53 trillion in 2019 – up from $2.93 trillion in 2018 – and revenues are projected to grow to $6.54 trillion by 2022.This continued growth is, in part, due...
Pitti Adds Luxury Sex Toys to Lineup
By Elisa Carassai
Pitti Uomo has announced they will be including luxury sex toys in their Unconventional section...
By Elisa Carassai
Pitti Uomo has announced they will be including luxury sex toys in their Unconventional section of their fair.The Unconventional section aims at offering a selection of fashion forward brands that range from gritty to hyper-tech, from athletic-minded to gender-free. The selection is hosted in the...
Pitti Uomo has announced they will be including luxury sex toys in their Unconventional section of their fair.The Unconventional section aims at offering a selection of fashion forward brands that range from gritty to hyper-tech, from athletic-minded to gender-free. The selection is hosted in the Archivi section of the fair and will feature set design by Milanese architecture firm, Storage...
Kawakubo's Opera Debut
By NOWFASHION
Rei Kawakubo’s “Transformation and Liberation” project will finally come to life at Vienna's...
By NOWFASHION
By NOWFASHION
Rei Kawakubo’s “Transformation and Liberation” project will finally come to life at Vienna's State Opera in all its majestic, abstract splendour, Sunday, Dec. 8, in the world premiere of Virginia Woolf's Orlando.This modern-day portrayal of Orlando is a marriage of great minds: Woolf, Kawakubo...
Rei Kawakubo’s “Transformation and Liberation” project will finally come to life at Vienna's State Opera in all its majestic, abstract splendour, Sunday, Dec. 8, in the world premiere of Virginia Woolf's Orlando.This modern-day portrayal of Orlando is a marriage of great minds: Woolf, Kawakubo and composer Olga Neuwirth, one of the most forward-thinking figures in opera today and the first...
Why Fashion Needs Cultural Cred
By Elisabeta Tudor
The way brands connect with their customers — established and potential ones — has changed...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
The way brands connect with their customers — established and potential ones — has changed drastically over the years and has redefined the way luxury and fashion brands interact with society as a whole.“Cultural cred is intangible. It transcends geography and demographics and isn’t created by...
The way brands connect with their customers — established and potential ones — has changed drastically over the years and has redefined the way luxury and fashion brands interact with society as a whole.“Cultural cred is intangible. It transcends geography and demographics and isn’t created by one group alone. It’s ambiguous and imbued with nuance, making it hard to define and put into...
The Suit That Will Get Us to Mars
By Sofia Celeste
Getting the first human to Mars in the 2030s hinges more on the relationship between science and...
By Sofia Celeste
Getting the first human to Mars in the 2030s hinges more on the relationship between science and the textiles industry than one might think.“We will have people on the moon, hopefully by the mid 2020s. I hope we don’t get stuck on the Moon. I hope we can push further and get people to Mars....
Getting the first human to Mars in the 2030s hinges more on the relationship between science and the textiles industry than one might think.“We will have people on the moon, hopefully by the mid 2020s. I hope we don’t get stuck on the Moon. I hope we can push further and get people to Mars. That’s my job,” said Dr. Dava Newman, the former Deputy Administrator of NASA and a leading MIT Professor...
Italy’s Fashion Chamber Promotes Inclusion
By Elisa Carassai
Italy’s Camera Nazionale Della Moda outlined the path towards diversity across the industry and...
By Elisa Carassai
Italy’s Camera Nazionale Della Moda outlined the path towards diversity across the industry and how inclusion can be implemented throughout the fashion system, at a summit Tuesday, held at Milan’s historic Gerolamo children’s theater.Named “Including Diversity” the event coincided with World...
Italy’s Camera Nazionale Della Moda outlined the path towards diversity across the industry and how inclusion can be implemented throughout the fashion system, at a summit Tuesday, held at Milan’s historic Gerolamo children’s theater.Named “Including Diversity” the event coincided with World Disability Day, in an attempt to further underscore the chamber’s commitment, paving the way for a more...
Rankin on the Environment and Social Ills
By Robin Torres
British photographer John Rankin is one of the most distinguishable and prolific pop culture...
By Robin Torres
British photographer John Rankin is one of the most distinguishable and prolific pop culture photographers of his generation. Yet, what perhaps truly sets his career apart from that of his contemporaries is his activism and the way he documents socio-political issues.Earlier this year, shortly...
British photographer John Rankin is one of the most distinguishable and prolific pop culture photographers of his generation. Yet, what perhaps truly sets his career apart from that of his contemporaries is his activism and the way he documents socio-political issues.Earlier this year, shortly after collaborating with Phil Ropy for the Surfrider Foundation, a grassroots non-profit environmental...
The Pop-Politics of the Hoodie
By Elisa Carassai
Is the hoodie the last true political garment?“The Hoodie,” the first exhibition to explore the...
By Elisa Carassai
By Elisa Carassai
Is the hoodie the last true political garment?“The Hoodie,” the first exhibition to explore the socio-political role of this popular casual wear staple, opened Sunday at the Het Nieuwe Instituut, the Dutch institute for architecture, design and digital culture in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.The...
Is the hoodie the last true political garment?“The Hoodie,” the first exhibition to explore the socio-political role of this popular casual wear staple, opened Sunday at the Het Nieuwe Instituut, the Dutch institute for architecture, design and digital culture in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.The exhibition was curated by writer and curator Lou Stoppard. In recent history, the hoodie has emerged...
Italy’s Fashion Chamber Cracks Down on “Gifts”
By Elisa Carassai
The ubiquity of influencers who have garnered fame on borrowed wardrobes is, these days, a...
By Elisa Carassai
The ubiquity of influencers who have garnered fame on borrowed wardrobes is, these days, a reality, while self-made icons – like Lee Radziwill or Jane Birkin – are sadly a thing of the past.As the fashion sector struggles to define what an influencer actually is, organisations like the Federal...
The ubiquity of influencers who have garnered fame on borrowed wardrobes is, these days, a reality, while self-made icons – like Lee Radziwill or Jane Birkin – are sadly a thing of the past.As the fashion sector struggles to define what an influencer actually is, organisations like the Federal Trade Commission in the United States are cracking down on false influencer advertising. In other...
In Goude We Trust!
By Elisa Carassai
If you are familiar with the stellar album artwork that helped propel pop-culture icon Grace...
By Elisa Carassai
By Elisa Carassai
If you are familiar with the stellar album artwork that helped propel pop-culture icon Grace Jones into the solar system of the music industry, then you probably know who Jean-Paul Goude is.From film, still images, and drawings to cut-up ektachromes, Goude has built a reputation as a pioneer of...
If you are familiar with the stellar album artwork that helped propel pop-culture icon Grace Jones into the solar system of the music industry, then you probably know who Jean-Paul Goude is.From film, still images, and drawings to cut-up ektachromes, Goude has built a reputation as a pioneer of experimentation over his outstanding thirty-year career in the creative industry.The exhibit, which...
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...