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Fashion Week Feud Pits London and New York Against Milan and Paris

Forget competing designers, next year’s spring fashion shows are shaping up to be a competition between the fashion capitals of the world! With Paris fashion week over and all the spring 2012 styles having already had their 15 minutes of runway fame talk is moving on to the Spring 2013 collections, however it is the […]

Jourdan Dunn Tweets That Stylists ‘Need To Learn How To Do Black Hair/Skin’

On Monday afternoon 21-year old British Supermodel Jourdan Dunn, apparently fed up with some unnamed stylist at Paris fashion week tweeted “I swear some people need to learn how to do black hair/skin”. While the tweet itself was born more out of frustration then a need to raise industry awareness on the issue it has […]

J Brand Expansion

Currently the denim company J Brand is mostly known for being a favorite of new Princess Kate Middleton. However, news has spread that the company will be releasing a ready-to-wear collection. The collection is due out next year for Spring 2012. The collection is also said to consist of 140 pieces in a feeling where […]

Japanese Fashion Rises from the Ashes

Long seen as the most diverse fashion culture on the pacific rim and the trailblazers of cool throughout Asia, the Japanese fashion industry was left in ruins earlier this year after a massive 9.0 earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of the island nation unleashing tsunamis that wiped away whole towns and took thousands of […]

Nicole Richie and John Varvatos Join NBC’s Fashion Star

Coming this fall world renown top model and fashion icon Elle Macpherson will host NBC’s newest reality show Fashion Star, and it has just been announced that Nicole Richie and John Varvatos will be joining Jessica Simpson as the show’s three celebrity mentors. The series is designed to find America’s next popular brand by pitting […]

The Man with the Golden Glove

British jeweler Shaun Leane has been enjoying a great deal of success with his recent collections, so it is no surprise that he has tapped Daphne Guinness to be the latest collaborator in his efforts to begin defining the jewelry 21st century. Guinness, who is well know for her Gothic flair, modeled the first show […]

Dior in Disarray

Yesterday marked the opening of the couture season with a Christian Dior Fall/Winter 2011-2012 Haute Couture show held at the Musee Rodin in Paris. The event was the first big show by Dior since the ugly departure of creative director John Galliano and was billed as a “team effort” between a number of designers, including […]

Fashion Has Gone to the Dogs (and Monkeys)

This season is shaping up to be a wild one in the fashion world. The animal motif trend which went mainstream last winter with Miuccia’s monkeys debuting for Prada’s Spring 2011 women’s wear collection has shown that it has legs, four of them to be exact. Because the first images of Givenchy’s Fall 2011 collections […]

Dior Homme Brings Youth to Formal Menswear

Very few girls would ever dream of wearing their mother’s prom dress to their prom, simply because the odds that mom’s dress are still in style would be pretty slim. Yet when their date arrives to pick them up he is often wearing a suit, that while tailored recently, has almost everything in common with […]

The First Full-Figured Fashion Week Comes to a Close

For the past week New York City has been host to Full-Figured Fashion Week (FFW), a new fashion show aimed at what its participants and organizers feel is a disenchanted and disenfranchised section of the fashion world that is steadily growing. The Saturday night finale brought together over a thousand potential buyers who were treated […]