August 2, 2021

fashion

New York Fashion Week Is Really, Finally Back

DUNCAN — 3:00 p.m.

CINQ A SEPT — 3:00 pm.m – 4:30 p.m.

ELENA VELEZ — 4:00 p.m.

NEW YORK MEN’S DAY — 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

A. POTTS

CARTER YOUNG

CHELSEA GRAYS

FRIED RICE

THE STOLEN GARMENT

PETER DO — 5:00 p.m.

DUNDAS — 6:00 p.m.

PROENZA SCHOULER — 7:00 p.m.

WILLY CHAVARRIA — 8:00 p.m.

PRABAL GURUNG — 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 9th

DIGITAL RELEASE: BARRAGÁN; CLAUDIA LI

3.1 PHILLIP LIM — By appointment

ADAM LIPPES — 9:00 a.m.

VERONICA BEARD — 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

BEVZA — 11:00 a.m.

GABRIELA HEARST — 12:00 p.m.

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How to Become a Fashion Designer | Best Colleges

The greatest thrill of being a fashion designer, many of them say, has nothing to do with dressing up supermodels for glamorous events and watching them walk down runways wearing the clothing you designed – though that is a plus and a sign of success. What makes the job truly exciting, several designers say, is watching an everyday person smile when they put on an outfit you created that makes them feel confident.

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Can Stella McCartney Clean Up Fashion? | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

“We are literally getting away with murder,” Stella McCartney said through her computer screen. A week earlier, she’d delivered this message to a group of the world’s most powerful leaders at the G7 summit in Cornwall, England.

The designer’s pitch was simple: government regulators and policy-makers need to stop giving fashion a pass. Instead, they should treat it like the automotive sector or any other big, heavily polluting industry, with tougher oversight and stronger incentives to reduce environmental impact.

“There needs to be policies set in place to police our industry,” McCartney said. “Certainly the industry has fallen short …

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Models, designers and photographers WON’T have to quarantine for London Fashion Week

Models, designers and photographers WON’T have to quarantine when they fly into UK for London Fashion Week

  • Even unvaccinated travellers will be allowed to attend without quarantining
  • It is hoped the move will help revive Britain’s £35billion fashion industry
  • Those arriving will can only leave their hotels for work at the September event

International models, designers and photographers flying in from all over the world will not have to quarantine for London Fashion Week.

Travellers from amber list countries who have not

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Black Fashion Industry News From This Week That’s for Everyone

Photo by: Jason Nocito

Photo by: Jason Nocito
Screenshot: Instagram

More often than not, the Olympics opening ceremony is tacky but overwhelmingly bland; an oxymoron, if you will. The ceremony doesn’t always reflect the grace and pure talent that come with being an Olympian—but Telfar Clemens’ “collection” of Liberian Olympic uniforms checks all of the boxes.

The debut of the Olympics “double[d] as a runway show for Telfar.” While the brand has had many drops and collaborations since the pandemic began, this is the first time the designer has presented a show since before 2020. Liberia only has three athletes competing this year,

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Are we inching closer to fashion without gender?

While adoption of genderless styles isn’t widespread among brands, the role of gender in fashion is being discussed more than ever.

Earlier this summer, 19-year-old Kendra Scott launched her first-ever men’s collection, in response to customer demand heard through communication with in-store teams, especially in-store stylists, and through the brand’s social media. 

“Our customers have been telling us for years that they’re interested in seeing more masculine designs from our brand,” said Scott. “Men already shop in our stores for the women in their life — they make up 38% of our customers. So it’s a natural extension.”

Scott designed

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The truth about fast fashion: can you tell how ethical your clothing is by its price? | Fashion

What is the true cost of a Zara hoodie? In April 2019, David Hachfeld of the Swiss NGO Public Eye, along with a team of researchers and the Clean Clothes Campaign, attempted to find out. They chose to analyse a black, oversized top from Zara’s flagship Join Life sustainability line, which was printed with lyrics made famous by Aretha Franklin: “R-E-S-P-E-C-T: find out what it means to me”. It was an apt choice, because the idea was to work out whether any respect had been paid to the workers involved in the garment’s production, and how much of

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AZ Factory Will Cap Off Paris Fashion Week With a Show Celebrating Alber Elbaz

When Alber Elbaz died in April, fashion lost not only one of its most celebrated designers but one of its best cheerleaders. Elbaz was a glue between designers, retailers, and fans, often appearing in the front rows of other brands’ shows and offering words of wisdom to anyone who crossed his path. His runway shows, too, were some of fashion’s most fun, with good music, snacks, and revelry replacing the froideur that can permeate other events. At Paris Fashion Week this September, Elbaz’s label AZ Factory will commemorate his spirit with a runway show in his honor called “Love Brings

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Fashion Designer Patricia Bonaldi Announces Foray Into Jewelry

Patricia Bonaldi, the Brazilian designer of her eponymous label PatBO has launched her first-ever jewelry collection in collaboration with Ranjana Khan.

“We met by accident!” Bonaldi shared with Forbes from São Paulo, where she’s opening a new store in the coming days. “We were both on vacation in Careyes, Mexico over a year ago, started dancing, and that’s how it all began.” Bonaldi later discovered more of Khan’s pieces while shopping in Cartagena, Colombia and fell in love with a feathered earring. This serendipitous moment prompted

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