Louis Vuitton hits high note with all-singing Paris fashion show

Louis Vuitton hits high note with all-singing Paris fashion show

PARIS: Louis Vuitton ended Paris fashion week with one of its most sublime shows, a “clash of epochs” extravaganza at the Louvre museum featuring a 200-person choir in period costumes that went from the 15th century to the 1950s. Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere hired Stanley Kubrick´s multi-Oscar-winning costume ace Milena Canonero — who dressed both “Barry … Read more

British designer Richard Quinn dazzles London fashion week

British designer Richard Quinn dazzles London fashion week

LONDON: Richard Quinn, the rising star of British design, on Saturday dazzled London fashion week, playing the glamour card with a sumptuous, flower-filled show. A graduate four years ago from London´s prestigious Central Saint Martins, Quinn was quickly recognised for his daring and originality and big names such as Amal Clooney have worn his work. … Read more

Extinction Rebellion protests hit London Fashion Week

Extinction Rebellion protests hit London Fashion Week

You can’t get through here: Members of the group lined up to block the whole road, stopping buses from getting through. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Extinction Rebellion activists on Saturday blocked traffic outside London Fashion Week to protest against the fashion industry´s “exploitation” of the environment. Dozens of demonstrators blocked the road near the main building … Read more

Rare sight at New York Fashion Week with empty seats amid coronavirus fears

Rare sight at New York Fashion Week with empty seats amid coronavirus fears

NEW YORK: New York Fashion Week started on a gloomy note Thursday, with a Chinese designer showcasing its wares to a partially empty room amid fears the coronavirus could force labels from the Asian giant to cancel their catwalks. “Mukzin might be the only Chinese brand you will see at this New York Fashion Week,” … Read more

Victoria Beckham knew fashion industry would dismiss her as a wannabe

Victoria Beckham knew fashion industry would dismiss her as a wannabe

Victoria Beckham knew fashion industry would dismiss her as a wannabe PARIS: Former pop-star Victoria Beckham knew she’d have to win over hard-to-impress fashion critics when she launched her first clothing line a decade ago, but the one-time Spice Girl said the industry was much harder to crack than she had ever imagined. Speaking in … Read more

Former Balenciaga artistic director Thimister dies aged 57

Former Balenciaga artistic director Thimister dies aged 57

PARIS: Dutch fashion designer Josephus Thimister, a former artistic director at Balenciaga, has died at the age of 57, the French fashion federation said on Wednesday. “It is with sadness that the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode has learned of the passing away of Josephus Thimister, whose avant-garde style, elegance and … Read more

Amato Couture puts up a sartorial spectacle at FFD

Amato Couture puts up a sartorial spectacle at FFD

Take a quick glance at Fashion Forward Dubai 2019 The United Arab Emirates is taking leaps in the fashion scene as Dubai hosted a range of fashion shows leaving all style enthusiasts stunned. The glitzy and glamorous Fashion Forward Dubai wrapped up with a series of designers bagging praises with their ethereal and ravishing designs.  … Read more

Lahore to first time host World Fashion Convention

Lahore to first time host World Fashion Convention

LAHORE: Pakistan Readymade Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) in collaboration with International Apparel Federation (IAF) will host 35th World Fashion Convention for the first time in Lahore in November 2019. Talking to the media here Sunday, the IAF Regional President and PRGMEA Chief Coordinator Ijaz Khokhar said that mega fashion show expected to attract … Read more

Dior says it with wildflowers and Greta Thunberg plaits

Dior says it with wildflowers and Greta Thunberg plaits

PARIS: Dior went back to nature in its Paris fashion week show Tuesday with Greta Thunberg plaits and a garden-inspired collection that seemed to spring straight from the earth. With climate change biting at the heels of the fashion industry, and the London shows hit by environmental protests, designer Maria Grazia Chiuri said she wanted … Read more

Paris fashion week braces for climate protests as star designer stays home

Paris fashion week braces for climate protests as star designer stays home

PARIS: Paris women´s fashion week began Monday bracing itself for climate and animal right protests and with one of its biggest star designers — Virgil Abloh — missing. Animal rights group PETA also took to the streets before the first show to denounce fashion´s love affair with leather, saying tanneries were among the world´s worst … Read more