February 27, 2021

Fashion News

From West to East: Recentering the Fashion World | This Week in Fashion, BoF Professional

On Tuesday, Uniqlo’s Japanese parent company Fast Retailing became the world’s most valuable fashion business by market capitalisation, surpassing Spain’s Inditex, owner of fast-fashion megabrand Zara.

While Fast Retailing remains in third place in revenue terms, behind both Inditex and Sweden’s H&M, investors are clearly bullish on the future of the Japanese giant, which ended the week with a market value of 11.11 trillion yen ($105 billion), ahead of Inditex’s €80.78 billion ($98 billion).

Fast Retailing’s share price has risen steadily since August, driven by several factors. For a start, casualwear giant Uniqlo, which accounts for more than 83 percent

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The Future of New York Fashion Week | Podcasts

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Fashion Week looks very different this season, with most designers choosing to present their collections through digital lookbooks and short films instead of traditional runway shows. But even after the pandemic subsides, New York Fashion Week isn’t likely to revert to its prior form. As BoF senior correspondent Chantal Fernandez reported in a BoF Professional article last week, the “unbundling” of New York Fashion Week has been happening for years.

”What worked 10, 15 years ago, doesn’t work today,” designer Jason Wu told BoF’s Imran Amed on this

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The top moments from New York Fashion Week

This month’s New York Fashion Week was primarily a virtual affair, with designers opting to release their collections via video or photo slideshows, but there was no shortage of buzz around the brands that did show.

One major moment was a surprise runway appearance at Proenza Schouler from newly minted IMG model Ella Emhoff (you may also know her as Vice President Kamala Harris’ stepdaughter who stole the inauguration fashion show in a sparkle-studded Miu Miu coat last month). Donning a relaxed-fit pantsuit — one of our favorite styles du jour — sans shirt, Emhoff, 21, rocked a hip mop

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What Fashion History Says About A Vice Presidential ‘Vogue’ Controversy : NPR

NPR’s Audie Cornish talks with Richard Thompson Ford, author of the book Dress Codes: How The Laws Of Fashion Made History.



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Remember a few weeks back, when the vice president-elect appeared on the cover of Vogue? A controversy erupted over which pictures the magazine chose for the cover shot. For the online version, a picture of Kamala Harris in this sleek, sophisticated blue suit, a look befitting the first woman and woman of color to be vice president. For the hard copy, a picture of a more casual Harris – black pants, brown blazer, her signature

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8 affordable ways to style spring’s newest fashion trends

Last spring, we put our jeans in the backs of our closets and broke out our comfiest pairs of sweatpants in the name of working from home. As spring draws closer, we might be more willing to start investing in our looks once more for a seasonal wardrobe refresh.

After a year of loungewear, it might be hard to gauge what direction fashion will be taking in just a few months. Luckily Eva Chen, head of fashion partnerships at Instagram, joined the 3rd Hour of TODAY to share all of the trends that should be on your radar this

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Zoom Shirts Are Out. Zoom Fashion Is In.

IF WE’RE GOING to do this, then let’s do this,” declared Tanya Golesic over Zoom, flashing a wrist stacked with bangles and a kinetic gold cocktail ring. Ms. Golesic, the 49-year-old president of the Americas for shoe empire Jimmy Choo, initially surrendered to casual wear after leaving her New York home to shelter—and videoconference—in place on Long Island last spring. But once June rolled around, she snapped out of her sartorial slump, slipping into blouses and blazers with outsize sleeves and textural sweaters, all eventfully augmented by baubles. “I think people are over being boring…The whole idea of glamour

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How Sergio Hudson Rose To Fashion Stardom

For Sergio Hudson, it’s been a “whirlwind” ever since the presidential inauguration ceremony last month.

It was a monumental day for the South Carolina native, who dressed the former First Lady Michelle Obama in the custom-order oxblood pants suit and Vice President Kamala Harris in a sequin cocktail dress and silk tuxedo coat for the evening celebrations.

“When I touched down in Philadelphia, we were watching the inauguration in the airport, and

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82 Million Households Streamed ‘Bridgerton.’ Now, Fashion Brands Can’t Keep Corsets in Stock


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Netflix costume drama Bridgerton smashed viewing records and projections when it debuted in December, quickly becoming the streaming service’s most popular original series ever. The first Shonda Rhimes project to come out of her $100 million deal with Netflix, Bridgerton explores the dynamics of courting and marriage in 19th-century England.

Bridgerton’s Christmas Day release was timed perfectly for Netflix viewers who needed an escape — and perhaps something to occupy their time as they spent the holidays alone, or with a smaller group than usual. And what an escape it is: A light,

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Fashion Designer, Niiamar, Launches Documentary on Prime Video

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fashion and costume designer, Niiamar, launches his debut documentary on Prime Video.

The documentary, dubbed NIIAMAR: It Is What It Is, captures the inspiring experiences and challenges faced by fashion and costume designer, Niiamar Felder. Poised for a breakthrough in the fashion industry, NIIAMAR showcases the entrepreneurial spirit of a trail blazing talent. In this 26-minute film narrative, Niiamar designs a Fall (2014) collection, with a host of friends, all adding High Passion and High Drama.

Niiamar is a graduate of Florida A&M University (FAMU) and has been a fashion and costume

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