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DIESEL CELEBRATES THE LAUNCH OF SOUND OF THE BRAVE FRAGRANCE WITH A PERFORMANCE BY FLO MILLI AND MORE

On Thursday, September 23rd, DIESEL, the leading pioneer of premium denim and casual wear, hosted a private concert for the launch of their new fragrance, Sound of the Brave at Elsewhere in Brooklyn, NY. The Sound of the Brave fragrance is a collaboration with music icon Skepta, the godfather of UK grime. Skepta had a heavy…

HOW MET GALA GUESTS INTERPRETED IN AMERICA: A LEXICON IN FASHION

One of the most talked-about fashion events of the year, the Met Gala, took place on September 13 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to celebrate the opening of the Costume Institute's exhibit, In America: A Lexicon of Fashion. People flocked to social media to share their takes on the guests' style hits and misses and comment…

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK IS BACK! GET THE FULL SCHEDULE OF SHOWS

New York Fashion Week is back! From September 7th-12th over 150 brands and designers will be showcasing their Spring/Summer 2022 collections. Despite the reopening of in-person New York Fashion Week shows, some designers have chosen to remain online and show their collections digitally including Badgley Mischka, Nicole Miller, and Oscar de la Renta. Others such…

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PYER MOSS HAUTE COUTURE COLLECTION CELEBRATES BLACK INVENTIONS FROM PEANUT BUTTER TO THE REFRIGERATOR

Saturday, July 10th saw Kirby Jean-Raymond, founder and lead designer at Pyer Moss become the first black American designer to be featured at Paris Haute Couture Week. The historic show was live-streamed from the Villa Lewaro mansion in Irvington, New York, home at one time to the first black American female self-made millionaire, Madam CJ…

THE MET RELEASES “IN AMERICA: A LEXICON OF FASHION” VIRTUAL PRESS PRESENTATION GIVING VIEWERS A GLIMPSE AT THE UPCOMING EXHIBITION

The Costume Institute is returning with its next major exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This year, the exhibition is coming in two different parts - In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, from September 18, 2021 to September 5, 2022, and In America: An Anthology of Fashion, from May 5, 2022 to September 5, 2022. The…

CHRISTIAN SIRIANO WOWS WITH HIS FALL / WINTER 2021 COLLECTION

"It’s been difficult to figure out what I wanted to create this season in a pandemic, it’s hard to stay inspired in general, so I decided to dream up another world," Christian Siriano wrote in the show notes for his latest collection. And that is precisely what he did. Instead of wallowing in the stillness…

CFDA AND PVH RELEASE REPORT ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN FASHION

Following a tumultuous year of pandemic fatigue, election anxiety, and civil unrest, companies are (finally) taking the time to research and better understand the discrepancies between people of color (POC) and white employees in the workplace. Several months after the Black Lives Matter protests took place across the world, the Council of Fashion Designers in…

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK THE SHOWS FEBRUARY 2021: GET THE SCHEDULE

Livestream fashion shows are here to stay. New York Fashion Week has released its official schedule for Fall/Winter 2021 collections, with only two designers presenting in person (Rebecca Minkoff and Jason Wu). Mirroring last season, this week was also cut short to four days out of the usual seven or more. The shortened NYFW schedule…

FASHION COLLABORATIONS: THE HITS AND THE MISSES

When fashion brands want to step out of their comfort zone or just want some extra buzz, fashion collaborations are very common. From Dior to H&M, many brands have dived deep into fashion collabs. With that being said, these partnerships can mean one of two things: either a new and unexpected product is made and…

THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM AND NETFLIX PRESENT A VIRTUAL COSTUME EXHIBITION “THE QUEEN AND THE CROWN”

The Queen and The Crown A Virtual Exhibition of Costumes from “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Crown” On view: October 30 - December 13, 2020 The Brooklyn Museum (Online) In conjunction with the premiere of Netflix’s original limited series The Queen’s Gambit and the upcoming fourth season of The Crown, the Brooklyn Museum presents a…

NYFW IN THE TIMES OF CORONAVIRUS: WHO’S SHOWING AND WHO’S SKIPPING?

As the official organizer for NYFW, the CFDA has announced the New York Fashion Week schedule for September 2020, taking place from the 13th-16th -- two days short of the usual five. "The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on American fashion, slowing down the supply chain and temporarily shutting down many business operations…

THE NEW FACE OF FASHION: THE 2020 MASK TREND NO ONE PREDICTED

Since governments have confirmed face coverings compulsory in enclosed public spaces and on public transport, face masks have swiftly become the unwitting fashion trend of summer 2020. Historically, face masks have been commonplace in religious or theatrical performances or used as a political statement but have yet to enjoy popularity in mainstream Westernized culture. Wearing…

NYFW FALL/WINTER 2020: TREND REPORT

New York Fashion Week in February presents the collections that will hit the stores (and our instagram feeds) this upcoming fall season - plaids, iridescent lames and military greens all made the cut this Fall/Winter 2020. From established mega-houses like Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs to rising young minds like Kim Shui and Laquan Smith,…

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES COSTUME INSTITUTE EXHIBIT + MET GALA THEME FOR 2020

About Time: Fashion and Duration On view: May 7th - September 7th, 2020 The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave. New York, NY The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced the theme for their Costume Institute exhibition coming in 2020, called About Time: Fashion and Duration. A century and a half of fashion history will…

SavageXFenty show by Rihanna, 2019

WHY THE SAVAGE X FENTY LINGERIE SHOW REDEFINES FANTASY IN 2019

Rihanna debuted the term ‘sexy’ last month on technicolor runways of the Savage X Fenty show - an extravaganza with lingerie, hip-hop and spicy models. Presented live for the elite if you were lucky enough to attend (or anybody with an Amazon Prime account if your invite got lost in the mail) the show redefined…

NYC BALLET’S MARC HAPPEL ON “DESIGN IN MOTION” A RETROSPECTIVE COSTUME EXHIBIT

Design in Motion A NYC Ballet Fall Fashion Gala Retrospective September 24, 2019 - October 20, 2019 11am-10pm  INTERSECT BY LEXUS 412 West 14th St Marc Happel might not be the face of the NYCB stage, but he holds the plaster that brings the classical dance shows together. As Director of Costumes of the NYC…

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