Armani keeps surprising
By Gianluca Cantaro
“Today, you can see Giorgio Armani’s iconic style almost everywhere. I’m very happy and proud...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
“Today, you can see Giorgio Armani’s iconic style almost everywhere. I’m very happy and proud that my aesthetic has become part of everyone’s lifestyle, but I feel that the real duty for a designer like me is to keep surprising the audience and the customers with something new and exciting that...
“Today, you can see Giorgio Armani’s iconic style almost everywhere. I’m very happy and proud that my aesthetic has become part of everyone’s lifestyle, but I feel that the real duty for a designer like me is to keep surprising the audience and the customers with something new and exciting that you would never expect,” stated the designer at the press conference before his pre-Fall 2020/21 show...
Exploring Femininity’s Many Facets with Nensi Dojaka
By Jessica Bumpus
“For me, they are like short evening dresses,” said Nensi Dojaka of her collage-cut-and-paste...
By Jessica Bumpus
“For me, they are like short evening dresses,” said Nensi Dojaka of her collage-cut-and-paste debut collection, which takes its cues from lingerie. The Albanian designer had first studied the category at London College of Fashion before embarking on her MA at Central Saint Martins from which her...
“For me, they are like short evening dresses,” said Nensi Dojaka of her collage-cut-and-paste debut collection, which takes its cues from lingerie. The Albanian designer had first studied the category at London College of Fashion before embarking on her MA at Central Saint Martins from which her final collection has now become a fully-fledged brand. One that made quite the impact during London...
An Autumn of Collabs
By NOWFASHION
Adidas is blending its trio of sporty stripes with the knotted Prada ropes. The collaboration of...
By NOWFASHION
By NOWFASHION
Adidas is blending its trio of sporty stripes with the knotted Prada ropes. The collaboration of the season, Prada, Adidas, and Adidas Original made it official Thursday, announcing “#Pradaforadidas @adidas @adidasoriginals. Coming soon," with a simple captioned photo on...
Adidas is blending its trio of sporty stripes with the knotted Prada ropes. The collaboration of the season, Prada, Adidas, and Adidas Original made it official Thursday, announcing “#Pradaforadidas @adidas @adidasoriginals. Coming soon," with a simple captioned photo on Instagram.PY_LEAKS by PY_RATES originally leaked the news, saying that the sneakers will be called “adidas Prada...
Guo Pei & the Accidental Art of Courting Attention
By Jessica Bumpus
“Celebrities are the fashion trend-setters of today,” said Guo Pei, the Chinese couturier who...
By Jessica Bumpus
“Celebrities are the fashion trend-setters of today,” said Guo Pei, the Chinese couturier who ought to know. Rihanna wore what become an internet meme of a dress, the Yellow Queen gown, to the Met Ball in 2015 and suddenly Pei was thrust on to the world’s stage. “Many young people look up to...
“Celebrities are the fashion trend-setters of today,” said Guo Pei, the Chinese couturier who ought to know. Rihanna wore what become an internet meme of a dress, the Yellow Queen gown, to the Met Ball in 2015 and suddenly Pei was thrust on to the world’s stage. “Many young people look up to celebrities as their role models. I feel their strong social influence also comes with great...
Equality and Independence Reigned in Dubai
By Maura Madeddu
“The Middle East is striving to give women a sense of security and also to empower those who...
By Maura Madeddu
“The Middle East is striving to give women a sense of security and also to empower those who still don’t have a voice because of ancient stigmas or a lack of communication,” said Nour Zaghloul, co-founder of Female First Sessions, a platform created in 2018 to support and celebrate women’s talent...
“The Middle East is striving to give women a sense of security and also to empower those who still don’t have a voice because of ancient stigmas or a lack of communication,” said Nour Zaghloul, co-founder of Female First Sessions, a platform created in 2018 to support and celebrate women’s talent in the Middle East. “We wanted to break barriers between industries and people by creating safe...
Have Yourself a Very Culkin Christmas
By Jessica Bumpus
Who embodies the holidays better than Macaulay Culkin? The Home Alone 1 and 2 star has joined...
By Jessica Bumpus
Who embodies the holidays better than Macaulay Culkin? The Home Alone 1 and 2 star has joined forces with the Swedish brand Happy Socks to be the face of its festive campaign. A pretty genius idea, it has to be said.“We were thinking of what global person everyone would think about for the...
Who embodies the holidays better than Macaulay Culkin? The Home Alone 1 and 2 star has joined forces with the Swedish brand Happy Socks to be the face of its festive campaign. A pretty genius idea, it has to be said.“We were thinking of what global person everyone would think about for the holidays,” Happy Socks cofounder Mikael Söderlindh told WWD. “The most played movie during this time is...
Jean Paul Gaultier on 50 Years
By Sofia Celeste
Famous for his fashion spectaculars and his unbridled creativity, Jean Paul Gaultier is gearing...
By Sofia Celeste
Famous for his fashion spectaculars and his unbridled creativity, Jean Paul Gaultier is gearing up to celebrate his 50th anniversary in January with a retrospective show featuring over 200 looks celebrating his life and career. Representatives of the Paris-based maison said the event will be...
Famous for his fashion spectaculars and his unbridled creativity, Jean Paul Gaultier is gearing up to celebrate his 50th anniversary in January with a retrospective show featuring over 200 looks celebrating his life and career. Representatives of the Paris-based maison said the event will be staged on January 22nd and will be one of the only times the brand’s Haute Couture show will not be held...
Propelling Arab Fashion Talent
By Maura Madeddu
A pioneer of the Dubai fashion scene, Bong Guerrero left Manila at 17 and studied in California,...
By Maura Madeddu
A pioneer of the Dubai fashion scene, Bong Guerrero left Manila at 17 and studied in California, before ending up in Dubai in 1990 – just as the region’s fashion scene began to emerge. After opening his own perfumery and working in event planning, he realised that there was an opportunity to...
A pioneer of the Dubai fashion scene, Bong Guerrero left Manila at 17 and studied in California, before ending up in Dubai in 1990 – just as the region’s fashion scene began to emerge. After opening his own perfumery and working in event planning, he realised that there was an opportunity to develop fresh talent, yet there was no real platform to showcase said talent on an international stage....
In Lagos Designer Impact Grows
By Ekow Barnes
With the help of celebrities like Lupita Nyong’o, Michelle Obama, Rihanna, and Kelly Rowland,...
By Ekow Barnes
With the help of celebrities like Lupita Nyong’o, Michelle Obama, Rihanna, and Kelly Rowland, African designers are slowly emerging from the shadows, taking their place on the international stage. And at Lagos Fashion Week, the pulse of African creativity – along with a platform for rising stars,...
With the help of celebrities like Lupita Nyong’o, Michelle Obama, Rihanna, and Kelly Rowland, African designers are slowly emerging from the shadows, taking their place on the international stage. And at Lagos Fashion Week, the pulse of African creativity – along with a platform for rising stars, designers, and fashion leaders alike – are expecting their global influence to rise and sales to...
Lingerie’s Quest for Body Positivity
By Elisabeta Tudor
After losing significant market shares in 2018 following transphobic and fat-shaming statements...
By Elisabeta Tudor
After losing significant market shares in 2018 following transphobic and fat-shaming statements made by its former CEO Ed Razek, Victoria’s Secret revealed the brand’s first “body positive” campaign with plus-size model Ali Tate Cutler earlier this month.   In spite of the lingerie brand’s...
After losing significant market shares in 2018 following transphobic and fat-shaming statements made by its former CEO Ed Razek, Victoria’s Secret revealed the brand’s first “body positive” campaign with plus-size model Ali Tate Cutler earlier this month.   In spite of the lingerie brand’s efforts to present itself in a more inclusive light, this new campaign has been received with mixed...
In the Name of Authenticity
By Gianluca Cantaro
Jonathan Anderson talks exclusively to Nowfashion about today's evolving society, the younger...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
Jonathan Anderson talks exclusively to Nowfashion about today's evolving society, the younger generations, creativity, the environment, reality, and the digital world.These days, collaborations are the real gasoline of contemporary fashion. In most cases, brands have in their portfolio a...
Jonathan Anderson talks exclusively to Nowfashion about today's evolving society, the younger generations, creativity, the environment, reality, and the digital world.These days, collaborations are the real gasoline of contemporary fashion. In most cases, brands have in their portfolio a "one-night-stand partner" for a capsule collection, a strategy which impels us to think about today's...
The Fashion Awards Analysis
By Jessica Bumpus
Only eight months after being appointed creative director at Bottega Veneta and Daniel Lee finds...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
Only eight months after being appointed creative director at Bottega Veneta and Daniel Lee finds himself up for four Fashion Awards this December – quite a remarkable feat for an appointment and re-brand that, two collections in, still has the critics divided in Marmite fashion (though Instagram...
Only eight months after being appointed creative director at Bottega Veneta and Daniel Lee finds himself up for four Fashion Awards this December – quite a remarkable feat for an appointment and re-brand that, two collections in, still has the critics divided in Marmite fashion (though Instagram may tell you a different story). The news comes as part of an interesting selection of nominee nods...
GCDS: The Ascent of a Millennial Brand
By Sofia Celeste
GCDS designer Giuliano Calza, 30, along with his brother Giordano, 35, in only four years, has...
By Sofia Celeste
GCDS designer Giuliano Calza, 30, along with his brother Giordano, 35, in only four years, has created a label designed around a world of comics and kitsch. A community of social media stars and the popularity of his brand in China and South Korea are expected to drive his sales to 20 million...
GCDS designer Giuliano Calza, 30, along with his brother Giordano, 35, in only four years, has created a label designed around a world of comics and kitsch. A community of social media stars and the popularity of his brand in China and South Korea are expected to drive his sales to 20 million euros by the end of 2019 from 10 million euros in 2018.At the September Milan RTW shows, nothing was...
Diversity Flows in São Paulo
By Jorge Grimberg
São Paulo Fashion Week’s 48th edition came to an end last Friday and will be remembered as a...
By Jorge Grimberg
By Jorge Grimberg
São Paulo Fashion Week’s 48th edition came to an end last Friday and will be remembered as a turning point for the meaning of diversity in fashion. Inclusion – and its multiple facets – was a central theme for designers as a response to the current government scrutiny towards the LGBT+...
São Paulo Fashion Week’s 48th edition came to an end last Friday and will be remembered as a turning point for the meaning of diversity in fashion. Inclusion – and its multiple facets – was a central theme for designers as a response to the current government scrutiny towards the LGBT+ community.Breaking down gender rules was a fundamental pillar in the castings and, in many of the shows,...
The Standout Stories from SFW SS20
By Jessica Bumpus
In a week when the British heritage brand Mulberry revealed it would be collaborating with Acne...
By Jessica Bumpus
In a week when the British heritage brand Mulberry revealed it would be collaborating with Acne on a series of small leather goods, Seoul-based designer Hyun-min Han of the up-and-coming label Munn must be thrilled to bits to find himself in the exact same boat. The designer unveiled his own bag...
In a week when the British heritage brand Mulberry revealed it would be collaborating with Acne on a series of small leather goods, Seoul-based designer Hyun-min Han of the up-and-coming label Munn must be thrilled to bits to find himself in the exact same boat. The designer unveiled his own bag collaboration with the brand last week during the Spring/Summer 2020 edition of Seoul Fashion Week,...