INTERNATIONAL

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…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK: AUSTRALIA

Last week, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week took over Sydney to showcase the Resort 2019 collections of Australia's best and brightest designers. We've rounded up three standout shows of the week including Alice McCall, Camilla and Marc and Double Rainbouu. Alice McCall McCall's playful design sensibility is apparent in her latest collection. For Resort 2019, Alice McCall…

THE ULTIMATE SPRING 2018 SHOPPING GUIDE

Spring is here! With all the buzz of the fall 2018 collections, we're sure you need a refresher on this season's trends—click HERE for a roundup. As the weather gets warmer, shop our guide to spring statement pieces and must-haves. Illesteva - Marianne Mirrored Sunglasses Ditch the oversized frames and opt for smaller shades this…

GO GREEN FOR SPRING WITH THESE 5 SUSTAINABLE FASHION BRANDS

Eco-friendly fashion is no longer limited to hemp t-shirts and old plastic repurposed into clunky accessories. With a variety of chic, on-trend brands dedicated to sustainable fashion, there's no excuse to not go green. Update your wardrobe this spring with these stylish and ethical environmentally-friendly brands. Querencia Studio Querencia Studio uses a multidisciplinary approach to address social,…

INSTAGRAM @SHITMODELMGMT PUBLISHES LIST OF FASHION INDUSTRY ABUSERS

The Instagram account @ShitModelMgmt, which boasts 141,000 followers for its satirical memes poking fun at the fashion and modeling industries, has published a list of fashion industry workers (agents, photographers, models and more) who have been accused of misconduct ranging from unsolicited sexually explicit messages to assault. The account's anonymous founder, who is a former…

PATRICK DEMARCHELIER, KARL TEMPLER, GREG KADEL & MORE IMPLICATED IN NEW REPORT ON SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN FASHION

In a new report led by the renowned Boston Globe investigative team depicted in Oscar-nominated film "Spotlight," a number of new photographers and stylists have been implicated in the fashion industry's ongoing problem with sexual harassment and misconduct. The report, which was published on February 16th, names highly influential photographers Patrick Demarchelier, David Bellemere, Greg Kadel,…

FASHION’S NEW ARRIVALS, DEPARTURES & SHAKE-UPS

With Fall 2018 fashion week imminent, men's collections underway and Couture Week completed, design houses have announced major changes and shake-ups. Read on for the lowdown! Hedi Slimane to Céline Since Phoebe Philo's departure from Céline in December, there has been much speculation over the brand's future. Fans, fret no more: last week, luxury conglomerate LVMH…

NEW BOOK ‘DIOR IMAGES: PAOLO ROVERSI’ CELEBRATES HOUSE’S ARCHIVE

  Fashion history lovers, rejoice: on February 20th, Rizzoli will release "Dior Images: Paolo Roversi," a volume of photographs from publications including British Vogue, Vogue Paris, and W that spotlight creations by Dior's line of artistic directors Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons, and Maria Grazia Chiuri. The book celebrates the maison's 70th anniversary and features exclusive photographs by Paolo Roversi…

THE FACES OF SPRING 2018

With design houses' spring 2018 advertising campaigns hitting magazines both in print and online, we've compiled a list of the faces of the upcoming season, from Selena Gomez for Coach to Naomi Campbell for Versace. Read on for the best star-studded spring 2018 campaigns and their photographers. Sasha Pivovarova for Dior Model, mother and artist…

PIRELLI’S 2018 CALENDAR STARS A STUNNING ALL-BLACK CAST

Go down the rabbit hole with Pirelli's "Alice in Wonderland"-themed 2018 calendar, shot by Tim Walker and styled by recently-appointed British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful. This year's edition of the iconic Pirelli calendar is the second ever to feature an all-black cast. "To see a black Alice today means children of all races can embrace the idea of…

5 FEMINIST FASHION BRANDS TO SHOP NOW

In a market full of ethically-dubious fast fashion, brands run by known sexual predators, and tasteless t-shirts, it's difficult to consume responsibly. To facilitate your search for a chic and socially-conscious wardrobe, we've compiled a list of 5 feminist fashion brands offering everything from body-positive lingerie to eco-friendly gowns. Tropical Rob Whether with a cartoon-inspired…

Where Art, Fashion & Culture Collide

Member Login

Forgot Password?

Join Us

Password Reset

Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.