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,...
Seoul FW’s Eco Revamp
By Jessica Bumpus
Seoul is a city known for its tech, pop, and beauty, but also for its air pollution. Earlier this...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
Seoul is a city known for its tech, pop, and beauty, but also for its air pollution. Earlier this year, emergency laws were brought in to tackle record levels of fine dust that blanketed the sky. And while the city’s inhabitants manage to style out face masks with much aplomb, it shouldn’t come...
Seoul is a city known for its tech, pop, and beauty, but also for its air pollution. Earlier this year, emergency laws were brought in to tackle record levels of fine dust that blanketed the sky. And while the city’s inhabitants manage to style out face masks with much aplomb, it shouldn’t come as any surprise to find out that, just as elsewhere across the globe, its young and emerging...
The Forgotten Side of Fashion
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
In our current times that are defined by social media and selfies, it is not uncommon for fashion...
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
In our current times that are defined by social media and selfies, it is not uncommon for fashion designers to solely focus on the front sides of the garments they design. Is this a reflection of our current digitally-obsessed era, or does this tendency reveal a decline of true craftsmanship?The...
In our current times that are defined by social media and selfies, it is not uncommon for fashion designers to solely focus on the front sides of the garments they design. Is this a reflection of our current digitally-obsessed era, or does this tendency reveal a decline of true craftsmanship?The contrast was striking. On September 25th, Anrealage’s Creative Director Kunihiko Morinaga chose to...
Chloé and UNICEF to Empower Young Women
By NOWFASHION
The French luxury Maison under the creative direction of Natacha Ramsay-Levi and UNICEF just...
By NOWFASHION
The French luxury Maison under the creative direction of Natacha Ramsay-Levi and UNICEF just announced a new 3-year global partnership to advance gender equality through innovative tech solutions developed with and for adolescent girls.The partnership will include support to flagship UNICEF...
The French luxury Maison under the creative direction of Natacha Ramsay-Levi and UNICEF just announced a new 3-year global partnership to advance gender equality through innovative tech solutions developed with and for adolescent girls.The partnership will include support to flagship UNICEF programming models that equip adolescent girls and young women from Bolivia, Jordan, Morocco, Senegal,...
The Show Goes on in São Paulo
By Jorge Grimberg
“Brazilian creatives have gone through a whirlwind following the dramatic political scandals of...
By Jorge Grimberg
By Jorge Grimberg
“Brazilian creatives have gone through a whirlwind following the dramatic political scandals of the past few years and throughout this scenario, SPFW has become a tool to keep the system alive,” said Paulo Borges, the CEO and founder of São Paulo Fashion Week, which will close its 48th edition on...
“Brazilian creatives have gone through a whirlwind following the dramatic political scandals of the past few years and throughout this scenario, SPFW has become a tool to keep the system alive,” said Paulo Borges, the CEO and founder of São Paulo Fashion Week, which will close its 48th edition on Friday. A visionary ahead of his time, Borges started São Paulo Fashion Week 24 years ago. The...
Shanghai: Tech and Tribal Culture
By Jing Zhang
In a swish of Balenciaga jumpers, Gucci tees, and doll-like Chinese KOLs live streaming to their...
By Jing Zhang
In a swish of Balenciaga jumpers, Gucci tees, and doll-like Chinese KOLs live streaming to their fans on their phones, Shanghai Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020 is coming to a close. It was a week of sunshine, rainstorms, and blustering winds, as buyers, media, and fashionistas traversed between...
In a swish of Balenciaga jumpers, Gucci tees, and doll-like Chinese KOLs live streaming to their fans on their phones, Shanghai Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020 is coming to a close. It was a week of sunshine, rainstorms, and blustering winds, as buyers, media, and fashionistas traversed between Xintiandi (home to shows on the main official schedule) and the Labelhood runway platform – this time...
How Shanghai Could Change Fashion
By Gianluca Cantaro
When you are in Shanghai, the only thing you need to worry about is always keeping your phone...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
When you are in Shanghai, the only thing you need to worry about is always keeping your phone charged and connected – as everything passes through these devices, and without it you are lost. Cash no longer circulates; the QR code pays everything. This, of course, offers more control on...
When you are in Shanghai, the only thing you need to worry about is always keeping your phone charged and connected – as everything passes through these devices, and without it you are lost. Cash no longer circulates; the QR code pays everything. This, of course, offers more control on transactions and, I guess, fewer tax evasion problems (at least for shopping). This is one aspect of the...
Shanghai FW Kicks Off
By Jing Zhang
Outside of the four major fashion weeks, Shanghai has emerged as one of the most important...
By Jing Zhang
By Jing Zhang
Outside of the four major fashion weeks, Shanghai has emerged as one of the most important fashion hubs in the East. Though the country’s most established names like Masha Ma and Uma Wang prefer to show in Europe, Shanghai Fashion Week provides a platform for young, independent labels such as...
Outside of the four major fashion weeks, Shanghai has emerged as one of the most important fashion hubs in the East. Though the country’s most established names like Masha Ma and Uma Wang prefer to show in Europe, Shanghai Fashion Week provides a platform for young, independent labels such as Xuzhi, Oude Wang, and Shushu/Tong. It's also an occasion for foreign journalists and buyers to discover...
Chanel Unveils 19M
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s been a productive week for Chanel. Not only did the luxury French fashion house strengthen...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s been a productive week for Chanel. Not only did the luxury French fashion house strengthen its portfolio of specialty métiers, it also unveiled 19m: the very building that will become a hub for its Métiers d’Art, set to open next year.Located in the northeast of Paris at Place Skanderbeg,...
It’s been a productive week for Chanel. Not only did the luxury French fashion house strengthen its portfolio of specialty métiers, it also unveiled 19m: the very building that will become a hub for its Métiers d’Art, set to open next year.Located in the northeast of Paris at Place Skanderbeg, the 25,000-square-metre building designed by French architect Rudy Ricciotti will bring together 10...
Arab Fashion Week Commences
By Sofia Celeste
Arab Fashion Week kicked of Wednesday, welcoming over 40 designers from the Middle Eastern region...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
Arab Fashion Week kicked of Wednesday, welcoming over 40 designers from the Middle Eastern region to showcase their 2020 Resort collections. The six-day event, running between October 9th to the 14th, is considered the “next Milan” by many industry experts.Though the region lacks the presence of...
Arab Fashion Week kicked of Wednesday, welcoming over 40 designers from the Middle Eastern region to showcase their 2020 Resort collections. The six-day event, running between October 9th to the 14th, is considered the “next Milan” by many industry experts.Though the region lacks the presence of major fashion conglomerates and listed fashion companies, the Middle East boasts artisan heartlands...