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...
Chanel: Creating an Empire
By Sofia Celeste
As speculation continues to swirl that luxury goods maker Chanel is pondering an IPO or a merger...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
As speculation continues to swirl that luxury goods maker Chanel is pondering an IPO or a merger with one of its larger peers (a rumour that the house has continuously denied), it is expanding at an accelerated rate into new territories.Over the last two years, Chanel has also gone on a buying...
As speculation continues to swirl that luxury goods maker Chanel is pondering an IPO or a merger with one of its larger peers (a rumour that the house has continuously denied), it is expanding at an accelerated rate into new territories.Over the last two years, Chanel has also gone on a buying spree, expanding its portfolio outside its fashion & accessories, eyewear, fragrance, skincare,...
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...
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...
Prada Launches Sustainable Term Loan
By NOWFASHION
On November 5th, Prada S.p.A. signed with Crédit Agricole Group the first sustainability linked...
By NOWFASHION
On November 5th, Prada S.p.A. signed with Crédit Agricole Group the first sustainability linked loan of the luxury goods industry, named Sustainable Term Loan (STL)."This transaction demonstrates that sustainability is a key element for the development of the Prada Group, increasingly integrated...
On November 5th, Prada S.p.A. signed with Crédit Agricole Group the first sustainability linked loan of the luxury goods industry, named Sustainable Term Loan (STL)."This transaction demonstrates that sustainability is a key element for the development of the Prada Group, increasingly integrated into our strategy,” explained Prada’s CFO Alessandra Cozzani in an official statement released by...
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...
Beauty's Plastic-Free Battle
By Elisabeta Tudor
Will the future of beauty packaging be green? Nowadays, more than ever, alternatives to plastic...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
Will the future of beauty packaging be green? Nowadays, more than ever, alternatives to plastic packaging take the beauty industry by storm. Numerous beauty brands and groups are exploring and offering alternative packaging solutions to plastic and recycled plastic. These solutions are often...
Will the future of beauty packaging be green? Nowadays, more than ever, alternatives to plastic packaging take the beauty industry by storm. Numerous beauty brands and groups are exploring and offering alternative packaging solutions to plastic and recycled plastic. These solutions are often similar to plastic in terms of look and feel, and include cellulose-based packaging derived from natural...
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....
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...
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...
Google Unveils Scent-Recognizing AI
By NOWFASHION
Earlier this week, Google revealed how its research team used machine learning to train an...
By NOWFASHION
Earlier this week, Google revealed how its research team used machine learning to train an artificial intelligence (AI) to recognise different smells based on molecule shapes. This new AI, which is still in the early stages of development, could revolutionize the fragrance sector as a whole and...
Earlier this week, Google revealed how its research team used machine learning to train an artificial intelligence (AI) to recognise different smells based on molecule shapes. This new AI, which is still in the early stages of development, could revolutionize the fragrance sector as a whole and have considerable impact on the sector’s marketing and sales strategies in the long run.A scientific...
Virtual Fashion: From Gaming to the Runway
By Sofia Celeste
When a startup known as The Fabricant sold a diaphanous $9500 virtual dress to Richard Ma, the...
By Sofia Celeste
When a startup known as The Fabricant sold a diaphanous $9500 virtual dress to Richard Ma, the CEO of Quantstamp, as a present to his wife, its founder Kerry Murphy, knew that they were really on to something. “If you think about what is happening in the art world, it really makes sense. Some...
When a startup known as The Fabricant sold a diaphanous $9500 virtual dress to Richard Ma, the CEO of Quantstamp, as a present to his wife, its founder Kerry Murphy, knew that they were really on to something. “If you think about what is happening in the art world, it really makes sense. Some people justify these purchases because they see them as the Mona Lisa of the future,” said Murphy in an...