May 15, 2021

Fashion News

The Vampire’s Wife teams up with rental fashion platform HURR

Beloved British label The Vampire’s Wife has embraced the world of rental fashion for the very first time.

As part of a new exclusive collaboration with rental platform HURR, the designer label is making moves to become more sustainable by contributing to the circular economy through renting.

The Vampire’s Wife x HURR is available as a 100-piece curated edit, featuring sold-out styles and current-season pieces in sizes UK 6-16.

Susie Cave, the founder of The Vampire’s Wife, is known for her vintage-inspired designs that balance romantic dressing with wearability. Her label has been worn by some of the world’s

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Deviate Is the Genderless Fashion Label Fostering a Community in Detroit

When it comes to major fashion capitals, you may think of New York, London, Milan, and Paris—but sisters Cassidy and Kelsey Tucker want to add Detroit to that list. With their genderless label, Deviate, the duo hope to foster a fashion community in their growing, native city. “The fashion industry in Detroit is really nascent and budding,” says Cassidy. “We’re a city that’s so overlooked, but there’s this crackling creative energy here. That narrative doesn’t really get shared with those living outside of the city.”

In many ways, Detroit is on the rebound. Despite suffering an economic downturn and filing

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Halston Family Blasts Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Series About Late Fashion Icon | Entertainment

Ryan Murphy‘s upcoming Netflix series Halston has come under fire from the influential fashion designer’s family.

Ewan McGregor is set to portray the late fashion icon in the show, which debuts on the streamer Friday, May 14. However, Halston’s relatives claim they weren’t consulted about the series and have slammed it as “an inaccurate, fictionalized account” of the famed fashion designer.

“The Halston Archives remains the only definitive and comprehensive source on the man and his legacy as the personally appointed custodian of his private papers and effects,” said Halston’s niece, Lesley Frowich, who executive produced a documentary about

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Sally Singer Amazon Interview – Amazon Fashion Direction

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Brought on board at Amazon last year to helm fashion direction, Sally Singer is a woman who’s made a career on having good taste. Her sterling bonafides combined with the launch of Luxury Stores at Amazon (a luxe digital storefront accessed in-app by shopping by department and selecting Luxury) have helped turn the ecommerce giant into a must-shop destination for fashion-lovers. Singer’s sharing her current 13 buys with BAZAAR.com here, along with a few thoughts on her journey into ecommerce and how magazine-life helped prep her for the career switch.

What drew you to this role with Amazon?

When

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In This Iconic Fashion Family, Empowerment Runs In The Jeans

As a third-generation fashion entrepreneur, Tara-Rudes Dann, a partner in beloved women’s fashion brand, L’AGENCE, knows what works (and what doesn’t) when you are playing the long game. 

So does her uncle, Jeff Rudes, a 35-year fashion veteran, best known for pioneering the French-jean trend in America, co-founder cult denim brand J Brand, and currently CEO and Creative Director of L’AGENCE, who has guided her along the way. 

“Fashion was shop talk growing up with my family. I love it,” Rudes-Dann tells me. “Even at a young age my passion for fashion was undeniable. I

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The Inside Track: Why fashion’s groupthink had to go

“If you’ve got a group of people who agree on something, others will agree even if it’s completely contrary to what their own senses tell them,” Dr. Nemeth told me when I phoned her this month at home, where she was recovering from a fractured hand. “As few as three people who all agree that blue is green will lead most people to agree that it’s green.”

So it doesn’t bend the mind to think that when three executives agree that fashion brands should produce eight collections a year, and 60 per cent of the runway collection should be directional

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Cranberry Boutique’s Blanton shows fashion is for all sizes

CHILLICOTHE – Businesses start for all kinds of reasons, sometimes very personal. Take, for example, Bobbi Blanton and her Cranberry Boutique.

“In school, I was often made fun of because of my weight,” she began. “But I always loved clothes. I loved fashion. No matter my size, I always wanted to look cute and trendy, and I kept telling myself that one day I would open a clothing store for women of all sizes. How scary! So, I never did it.”

“But,” she continued, “I kept telling myself, ‘You have to quit living with the fear in your head and

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Fashion brand ASOS praised for featuring model with cochlear implant in earrings ad

Fashion critics want ASOS to hear their applause for a current online ad, featuring an earring model with a cochlear implant.

The British brand is currently peddling a pair of small gold hoop earrings with a dangling mushroom charm for $6.89, but the whimsical design isn’t what the buzz is about. As seen on the product page, the smiling model is wearing a cochlear implant on her right ear. MyLondon has identified the blonde beauty as model Natasha Ghouri, who was born deaf.

The gold hoop earrings with mushroom charm by ASOS.

The gold hoop earrings with mushroom charm by ASOS.
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TEXAS MAN SETS RECORD, RUNS FROM

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Fashion designer Alber Elbaz dies from Covid-19 at 59

PARIS/ZURICH – Designer Alber Elbaz, the former creative director at French fashion house Lanvin, has died from Covid-19, luxury fashion company Richemont confirmed on Sunday. He was 59.

Among Elbaz’s creations were the dress worn by Meryl Streep when she accepted her Oscar for Best Actress in 2012 for “The Iron Lady,” while other celebrity fans included Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore and Kate Moss, according to Women’s Wear Daily.

“It was with shock and enormous sadness that I heard of Alber’s sudden passing,” said Richemont chairman Johann Rupert, who described Elbaz as a beloved friend.

“Alber had a richly

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