Paris Fashion Week 2021 Returns, Making The Case For In-Person Haute Couture

Paris Fashion Week 2021 Returns, Making The Case For In-Person Haute Couture

A model walks the runway during the Zuhair Murad Couture Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2021/2022 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 7, 2021.Kristy Sparow/Getty Images For over a year and a half, the global fashion industry — and haute couture in particular — has struggled without live fashion and film red carpet events. This week, haute couture designers gathered in Paris to show their new collections. Designers, buyers and the international press assembled to see the 33 brands showing their collections on the runway. Some houses opted for…

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American Vice President Kamala Harris’ daughter Ella Emhoff walks the ramp at Paris Fashion Week

American Vice President Kamala Harris’ daughter Ella Emhoff walks the ramp at Paris Fashion Week

Ella Emhoff, the 22-year-old stepdaughter to Vice President Kamala Harris, made her Paris Fashion Week debut walking the runway for Balenciaga. After making waves at New York Fashion Week earlier this year, Emhoff took things international to Paris on Wednesday for Balenciaga couture’s Fall/Winter 2021/2022 show. She sported a black suit with an oversized matching shawl, complete with pointed black boots, a sleek bun and glasses. “truly amazing </3,” Emhoff wrote on Instagram of her experience, expressing gratitude to the fashion house for inviting her to join. Emhoff is the…

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Miami Swim Week 2021: Catwalk highlights Inclusivity & Diversity

Miami Swim Week 2021: Catwalk highlights Inclusivity & Diversity

After missing out on Miami Swim Week last year, the annual swimwear showcase is back and it’s truly a reason to rejoice. Miami Swim Week saw its most inclusive and diverse casting yet with a host of shows that put women of all sizes, shapes and ethnicity on the runway. Now, in the aftermath of the shows, people are praising the brands that made strides in redefining what beauty can look like and are reflecting on what that might mean for younger people watching the shows today. In previous years…

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Amina Muaddi & Wolford team up for an exclusive range of collection.

Amina Muaddi & Wolford team up for an exclusive range of collection.

Skinwear and hosiery specialist Wolford has teamed up with shoe designer Amina Muaddi on a capsule collection “emphasising the beauty of the female body”. The collection combines the precise fit and the skin-to-skin appeal of Wolford with Muaddi’s attention for craftsmanship, states the innerwear brand, and includes hosiery, leggings, bodysuits, jumpsuits, and socks, as well as ready-to-wear such as skin-tight dresses and bodysuits. The result is a 17-piece collection of tights and leggings, alongside bodysuits, dresses, and a sleeveless cat-suit with built-in Amina Muaddi shoes. The nine legwear garments have…

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Inclusive skin tone lingerie line launched by Marks & Spencer

Inclusive skin tone lingerie line launched by Marks & Spencer

Marks and Spencer have launched a new “neutrals” lingerie line offering more skin tone “nude” colours and sizes, giving customers the “freedom to complement or contrast their skin tone”. The high street retailer said that it worked collaboratively with the M&S Culture and Heritage colleague network, as well as utilising wider colleague feedback, to redefining its “neutrals” (nude) underwear. The terms nude and neutral has generally been used for lighter skin tones and Marks and Spencers admits that it was “inconsistent and inadequate for all ethnicities”. The new range is…

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‘We’re here to make waste sexy’: Elizaveta & Bennett turn discarded denim into original clothes.

‘We’re here to make waste sexy’: Elizaveta & Bennett turn discarded denim into original clothes.

With fast-fashion retail making headlines this week for record sales post-lock down, it is clear people are eager to buy a new post-pandemic wardrobe. But tucked away in the west end of Glasgow, there is one couple who have turned their backs on high street brands – and they are encouraging others to do so too. Elizaveta and Andrew Bennett run Arkdefo – an upcycle fashion brand that re-purposes discarded denim into original clothes. But the small business, which was shortlisted for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards this week, isn’t…

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HIGHLIGHTS OF MADRID FASHION WEEK 2021

HIGHLIGHTS OF MADRID FASHION WEEK 2021

Madrid Fashion Week 2021: In Pictures A model displays an Autumn/Winter design by Spanish designers Hannibal Laguna during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain. Credits – AP Photo/Bernat Armangue A model displays an Autumn/Winter design by Spanish designers Hannibal Laguna during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain. Credits – AP Photo/Bernat Armangue A model waits backstage featuring an Autumn/Winter creation by Spanish designer Custo Barcelona during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain. Credits – AP Photo/Bernat Armangue A model displays an Autumn/Winter design by Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz…

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RIHANNA POSES TOPLESS WITH LORD GANESH PENDANT

RIHANNA POSES TOPLESS WITH LORD GANESH PENDANT

Happy Monday from Rihanna! The singer, 32, shared a photo on Instagram wearing a pair of purple satin boxers from her Savage X Fenty lingerie line and coordinating jewelry as she posed in front of a pool. “when @popcaanmusic said ‘me nuh wan ya wear no lingerie tonight fa me girl,’” she captioned the photo, quoting lyrics from the Jamaican DJ’s 2018 song “Naked.” Rihanna also tagged her brand in the post, “@savagexfenty.” The snap caught the attention of several celebrities who were quick to share praise in the comments….

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HIGHLIGHTS OF MILAN FASHION WEEK FALL/WINTER 2021

HIGHLIGHTS OF MILAN FASHION WEEK FALL/WINTER 2021

Fashion month is in full swing, with the latest of the premiere designer shows kicking off this week. With adjustments made in accordance with the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, fashion’s best and brightest are doing there best work churning out the latest in cutting edge, avant-garde styles to get us all excited about what’s to come in the future. For the Italian shows, our team has our eyes pinned to the likes of Fendi by Kim Jones, Giorgio Armani, Versace, Moschino, Ferragamo, Tod’s, Etro, and Marni—the list goes on, and…

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HIGHLIGHT FROM LONDON’S DIGITAL FASHION WEEK FALL / WINTER 2021

HIGHLIGHT FROM LONDON’S DIGITAL FASHION WEEK FALL / WINTER 2021

London Fashion Week begins on Friday in a virtual format due to a coronavirus lockdown with mainstays like Victoria Beckham shunning the event, but others like Burberry embracing the online avatar. Despite the absence of global celebrities and fashionistas, designers such as Turkey’s Bora Aksu, Britain’s Molly Goddard and Ireland’s Simone Rocha will stream their collections on the London Fashion Week website. Most of the 94 designers participating in the show, which concludes on Tuesday, will broadcast video highlights of their collections showcasing menswear, womenswear or mixed fashions in an…

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