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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, 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
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
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
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
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
Classic style striped shirts will always be relevant, but a sign of the winter season 2018 has been stripping stripes and nets to other types of men’s clothing such as suits, pants, jackets, coats, knitwear. And if thin stripes and nets and not very contrasting are relevant on suits and coats, then bright net prints in contrasting shades are available for knitwear, which can be seen, for example, in the collection of the French fashion house Givenchy.
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For winter 2018 patterned dresses inspired by art will be super hot. A simple inspiration? It’s much more than that, because designers this winter get creative with cuts, fabrics and colors and recreate wearable works of art.
The National -- While Nike’s high-performance hijab will not be available in-store until spring 2018, Mashael Al Rajhi incorporated the Nike Pro Hijab in her collection at Fashion Forward Dubai on October 28.
The Saudi Arabian designer is known for mixing streetwear with high-end fashion, and accordingly, paired the lightweight and competition-worthy hijab with rich, free-flowing fabrics with royal blue and silver crepe-like trims, as well as Nike Air Force 1 sneakers.
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The National -- Debbie Wingham has made something of a name for herself in the “world’s most expensive” category. In 2012, she designed the most expensive dress, with two 50-carat black diamonds, followed by the most expensive abaya with rare red diamonds in 2013. In 2015, the British designer substituted couture for confectionery, and created the costliest cake in the world for a client in the UAE.
On Wednesday, November 1, Wingham will bring what’s being touted as the world’s most... Read More