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FRIEZE NEW YORK 2021 HIGHLIGHTS

View a photo gallery of highlights from Frieze NY Art Fair at The Shed After a five-day run and its first time taking place at The Shed in Manhattan, Frieze New York 2021 closed on Sunday, May 9. The fair reported strong sales and notable attendance throughout the duration of its run, which began on…

WHICH FASHION RESELLING PLATFORMS ARE RIGHT FOR YOU?

Thanks to Gen Z’s interest in sustainable fashion and love of all things vintage, the reselling market is booming. In 2019 alone, online reselling grew 25 times faster than traditional retail. Consumers are loving resale sites for buying and selling. Whether you are looking to make some extra cash off unwanted clothing or you are…

ALBER ELBAZ, BELOVED FASHION DESIGNER, DIES AT 59

The death of Alber Elbaz, one of the most renowned designers shook the fashion world. On March 26, Elbaz died of COVID-19 in Paris at the age of 59. The Israeli-American designer was best known for his leadership at Lanvin and Yves Saint Laurent. Celebrities like Naomi Campbell, Bette Midler, Kim Kardashian, Carla Bruni Sarkozy,…

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA AFFECTS THE FAST FASHION INDUSTRY

Social media has brought about a new age of connection that has revolutionized key industries. Whether it be a trend, movement, or individual post, the things that happen on social media can have a huge impact on the real world. The fashion industry in particular has been transformed by social media influencers and widespread trends.…

NIGERIAN MODEL OLA ON MODELING, HIS LATEST CAMPAIGNS, AND THE FASHION INDUSTRY IN 2021

Ola has stories to tell. From his long-running days at The Arise Fashion Week to his famous work for Valentino, Balmain, Berluti, and Givenchy, Ola has developed an incredible knack for keeping his feet engaged. His latest post shows all these skills in beautiful form, telling the true story of his self-effacing personality. Ola’s renaissance…

CELEBRITY-STYLIST PAIRINGS THAT CAN MAKE OR BREAK A LOOK

When we think of celebrity life, a common assumption is that all celebrities are stylish due to the variety of clothes and fashion professionals that are at their disposal. Though this may be true, not all stylist-celebrity combos run smoothly and produce ground-breaking looks. While there are partnerships that elevate the celebrity's style and their…

A GEN Z GUIDE TO SPRING 2021 FASHION TRENDS

With promises of warm weather and relaxed COVID-19 restrictions, people are getting ready to venture out into the world again this spring. The question of what to wear is on almost everyone’s mind. Through TikTok trends and Instagram influencers, Gen Z has taken over as fashion experts for trendy young people. If you are looking…

HOW TO BE SUSTAINABLE WHILE KEEPING UP WITH FASHION TRENDS

Between the influence of social media and the dangerous rise in fast fashion, trends are going in and out of style faster than ever. The increased speed of the fashion cycle benefits retailers by causing consumers to buy more in order to keep up with trends. Not only is this harmful to the consumer's bank…

DO VIRAL TIKTOK FASHION TRENDS GET IT RIGHT?

Tiktok is a land for basically everyone, from cute dogs reacting to high-pitched noises to real fashion critiques and trends. Though this app has more fashion trends than one person could ever get to know, some of them went “viral” for their accuracy and style. The first fashion Tiktok trend that stood out to me…

WHAT IS COTTAGECORE AND WHY IS IT RESONATING RIGHT NOW?

The internet holds seemingly infinite subcultures- pockets of alternative realities made entirely of images and text, ripe to be traversed by the yearning user. One of those alcoves currently capturing the online imagination is cottagecore, a cozy virtual home many are flocking to in the face of non-virtual woes. Cottagecore celebrates everything pastoral: peasant dresses,…

THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S RESET: AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE CFDA & BFC

On May 21st, The Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA) and The British Fashion Council (BFC) released a statement urging fashion designers to slow-down and re-evaluate the repercussions of fast-fashion in a post-pandemic world. "Together, we strongly recommend designers focus on no more than two main collections a year," the statement reads. "We firmly believe this…

EUROTRENDS: FALL/WINTER 2020

The European runways hit the mark on what exquisite fall/winter dressing means: contrasting plaids, oversized men-inspired coats, lace-y little numbers under wool, and statement puffer sleeves that can easily go over warm turtlenecks. These roomy, winter-approved pieces will create a palette of layers - not only for warmth but also for declaring personal style. From…

RACIAL DIVERSITY IN FASHION MAY FINALLY BE GOING BEYOND TOKENISM

Historically, white, skinny, and straight women have been the face of fashion. The rise of social media has made the last few years revolutionary in changing that standard. Gender and size inclusivity, along with racial representation, are becoming the norm as brands recognize they would be alienating their customers if they choose to ignore these issues.…

TRANSGENDER MODELS DOMINATE THE FASHION INDUSTRY IN 2019

As we dive into a new era of inclusivity, the LGBTQ community is finally getting the attention and recognition it deserves - most prominently in the fashion/modeling scenes. We are in the midst of a groundbreaking milestone for models. African-American model Donyale Luna paved the way for this anti-discrimination movement after appearing on the cover…

THE “IT” FASHION BRANDS OF 2019

Each year, of the major fashion houses, a specific handful are particularly successfully in securing a position as one of the “it” brands of that year. This year's apparent favorite is Bottega Veneta, as seen on celebrities such as Victoria's Secret Angel Lily Aldridge and Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara, and Instagram influencers such as…

FAMED FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER PETER LINDBERGH PASSES AWAY AT THE AGE OF 74

    View this post on Instagram   Estelle Lefébure, Karen Alexander, Rachel Williams, Linda Evangelista, Tatjana Patitz & Christy Turlingto The biggest names in fashion are mourning the loss of a legendary fashion force: photographer Peter Lindbergh. Announced on September 4th, 2019, on his instagram account, the photographer’s team released a statement that read:…

‘THIERRY MUGLER: COUTURISSIME’ FASHION EXHIBITION IN MONTREAL ON VIEW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 8TH

Thierry Mugler: Couturissime On View: March 2nd, 2019 - Sept. 8th, 2019 Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) 1380 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3G 1J5 The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has opened an exhibition to showcase over 150 outfits, sketches and accessories from French fashion designer Thierry Mugler. Most of the pieces, produced…

IMG ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK AUSTRALIA 2019

MBFWA 2019 May 12th-18th Carriageworks Sydney, Australia  IMG released the preliminary schedule for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) 2019, with American designer Jonathan Simhkai debuting his Resort collection in MBFWA for the first time. The event will be held in Sydney from May 12th - 18th. From 2017 to 2018, MBFWA saw a 35% increase…

ART ON THE RUNWAY: THE BEST ARTIST + DESIGNER COLLABORATIONS

Art and fashion go hand-in-hand, constantly influencing and inspiring the other. From Louis Vuitton's long history of artist collaborations to David Lynch's erotic line of shoes created with Christian Louboutin, the king of heels, we've rounded up the most iconic instances of art on the runway. Richard Prince for Louis Vuitton No stranger to collaborating…

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