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Gosha Rubchinskiy to Stop Label, Launch New Venture

Gosha Rubchinskiy to Stop Label, Launch New Venture

05 Apr 2018

Business of fashion--The Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy is stopping his Comme des Garçons-backed namesake label “as you’ve known it” and launching a new project, he announced via Instagram today.

According to a spokesperson for Comme des Garçons, the Gosha Rubchinskiy brand as currently conceived will cease to exist following the Autumn-Winter 2018 season. As a consequence, the label will not present a collection in Paris in June. Comme des Garçons is presently working with... Read More

British Vogue makes history featuring hijab-wearing model on cover

British Vogue makes history featuring hijab-wearing model on cover

01 Apr 2018

When stylist Edward Enninful assumed the helm of British Vogue as its first-ever Black and male editor-in-chief, a lot of promises were made; the biggest being an improvement — nay, a total revamp — of how the magazine features diversity. From its staff to its covers, most of what stood stale and pale under former editor Alexandra Shulman's reign would be reversed. Enninful's first cover, a celebration of Britain, was a hit, featuring Ghanaian-British model Adwoa Aboah and a provocative hashtag... Read More
Lacoste swaps its crocodile for logos of endangered species (Video)

Lacoste swaps its crocodile for logos of endangered species (Video)

04 Mar 2018

The National -- French fashion brand Lacoste on Wednesday swapped the crocodile logo on its shirts for the first time in its history for 10 of the most endangered species on the planet.

The green Lacoste crocodile – one of the world's best-known logos – was replaced by the Sumatran tiger, the Javan rhino and the Cao Vit gibbon on the chest of its classic white polo shirts in a limited-edition charity tie-in with the Save Our Species conservation group.

All but a handful were... Read More

The five craziest things we saw at Milan Fashion Week

The five craziest things we saw at Milan Fashion Week

02 Mar 2018

Fashion week always throws up something crazy... that is, after all, the whole point.

In a packed schedule that has countless designers all competing to grab the most attention, the setting is ripe to present things that are controversial, Insta-worthy or even downright ridiculous. In a bid to score precious column inches, anything goes, and sometimes it seems as though, the wackier, the better, and the latest autumn/winter 2018 shows in Milan were no exception.

Here are some... Read More

Chinese Fashion Group Fosun Becomes Majority Shareholder of French Luxury Brand Lanvin

Chinese Fashion Group Fosun Becomes Majority Shareholder of French Luxury Brand Lanvin

22 Feb 2018

Fosun International Limited (SEHK stock code: 00656) ("Fosun International") and its subsidiaries (together "Fosun") announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in Jeanne Lanvin SAS (d/b/a “Lanvin”), the oldest luxury couture house in France still in existence.

 

The luxury fashion house, Lanvin, was founded by Jeanne Lanvin in 1889. In 2001, Taiwan-based businesswoman Shaw-Lan Wang saw the potential of the brand in Asia and acquired a majority stake. Currently, Lanvin ... Read More

Lindsay Lohan spotted wearing hijab at London Modest Fashion Week

Lindsay Lohan spotted wearing hijab at London Modest Fashion Week

20 Feb 2018

Lindsay Lohan, who was a guest of honour at the inaugural London Modest Fashion Week (LMFW), attended wearing a hijab and halal make-up, The National informed.

Lohan was invited by Haute Elan, the fashion house behind the event and was seen chatting to Saudi abaya designer Samah Khashoggi, who was showing her latest collection.

Hawa Cosmetics, a halal make-up company, posted a picture of Lohan visiting its stall.

"Oh my days!" its post read. "As if Lindsay Lohan came... Read More

Dune showcased its SS18 collection

Dune showcased its SS18 collection

07 Feb 2018

On 6th of February Dune London, a global leader of affordable luxury fashion footwear and accessories, in collaboration with Apparel Group showcased its SS18 collection in Dubai. Moving into the new season, a burst of saturated colour is introduced to an otherwise neutral palette. Vivid, bold hues such as jade green, Mexican pink, cornflower blue and tangerine orange enhance classic mid-heels, high vamp courts, heeled ankle boots and kitten heel sling backs.

Spring prints are bold... Read More

Designer Kim Jones to step down from Louis Vuitton

Designer Kim Jones to step down from Louis Vuitton

20 Jan 2018

The National -- After a successful seven years at the helm, Kim Jones announced on January 17 that he is stepping down as creative director of menswear at Louis Vuitton. His final show for the house was on January 18, in Paris, when he delivers the autumn/winter 2018 collection.

Jones is credited with injecting a youthful energy into the luxury label, seamlessly blending Louis Vuitton’s famous travel heritage into collections that appealed to a younger audience. As well as following... Read More

Gigi Hadid & Kate Moss for Stuart Weitzman’s Spring 2018 Advertising Campaign

Gigi Hadid & Kate Moss for Stuart Weitzman’s Spring 2018 Advertising Campaign

11 Jan 2018

Stuart Weitzman’s Spring 2018 advertising campaign has made fashion history by featuring Gigi Hadid and Kate Moss, photographed together for the very first time. Shot by renowned fashion photographer Mario Testino, the images capture two iconic supermodels embodying the brand’s multi-generational appeal while showcasing the essential silhouettes of the season.

With a nod to Stuart Weitzman’s legendary past campaigns and a look into the brand’s exciting future, the international... Read More

Kenzo launches Kenzo Move SS18

Kenzo launches Kenzo Move SS18

10 Jan 2018

The Kenzo Move is back for 2018 with a burst of multicolored freshness, and new colors call for new movements. For the Spring Summer 18 collection, Kenzo called on various collaborators to conceive and express the vivacity and energy of the new kicks through dance.

A globing casting call looking for dancers from different fields and nationalities came up with a roster of exceptional individuals. Each of these people has trained in a chosen style of dance, not limited to ballet, hip-... Read More

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