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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Colors were brighter, fabrics were lighter, and fun and freedom were in the air at Giorgio Armani’s Resort presentation, which had a more youthful than usual spirit. Armani made his mark by redefining tailoring for both sexes, fusing comfort with a sleek, unfussed elegance. More than 40 years later, he continues to play along familiar lines. Yet like the endless variations a talented music composer can layer into his signature melodies, making them new without ever altering the tune, he... Read More
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.
As the curtains parted at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, revealing a set of screens hand-painted with trees, the strains of Claude Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” filled the air. You half expected Vaslav Nijinsky to come bounding out of the wings.
The Russian ballet dancer has been closely associated with the premises since he premiered another of his revolutionary choreographies, “The Rite of Spring,” at the venue in 1913 — famously causing a riot among... Read More
Around 430 clients, many of them new, travelled from across the world to the Sicilian capital of Palermo to experience the 126-look swoon that was Dolce & Gabbana’s latest Alta Moda show last night. And at Alta Moda, personal security detachments are ten a penny: The wealth that enables these super shoppers to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars, and sometimes considerably more, buying into this couture-but-beyond iteration of idealized Italian-ness comes with its own burdens.... Read More
Paul Smith continues to turn tailoring on its head with A Suit To Travel In for men and women. Watch as professional freerunner Timothy Shieff sets out on an unconventional commute through the streets of London, made possible by the amazing flexibility and crease recovery of A Suit To Travel In.
A Suit To Travel In is designed for movement, with extra room across the back of the jacket for added comfort and flexibility.
Cut from 100% wool, the high-twist tailoring cloth is... Read More
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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