March 7, 2021

fashion

Simone Rocha on Being Part of Fashion Week in a Pandemic

The Irish fashion designer Simone Rocha has been busy celebrating 10 years in business. This week she presented her fall 2021 collection as part of London Fashion Week. And on March 12, a long-awaited collaboration with H&M will hit stores. As part of a special fashion week series, she spoke to The New York Times from her studio in East London.

This interview has been edited.

Elizabeth Paton You presented your latest collection this week, but London Fashion Week was a fully digital experience. What are the big differences compared to a putting on a physical fashion show?

Simone Rocha

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A Close-Up Look at Fashion Week’s Best Shoes

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OTB Buys Jil Sander as Fashion M&A Heats Up | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Italian fashion group OTB said Friday it will acquire Jil Sander from Japanese conglomerate Onward Holdings for an undisclosed sum, part of wider growth ambitions as the Diesel-owner seeks to bolster its luxury portfolio.

Luke and Lucie Meier, the creative-director duo who have designed Jil Sander since 2017, will remain in place following the deal, OTB’s president and controlling shareholder Renzo Rosso said.

The deal-making is part of a wider strategy to diversify OTB’s holdings and expand the group’s presence in high-end apparel, as its core brand Diesel struggles to regain momentum. In addition to owning the luxury labels Marni

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The Biggest Standout Designer From New York Fashion Week 2021

Five Models from the PRSVR Runway Show at New York Fashion Week 2021

The PRSVR Starting Five Looks from New York Fashion Week

America's Next Top Model Corey Wade Walks the PRSVR NYFW Runway

America’s Next Top Model Corey Wade Walks the PRSVR NYFW Runway

Designer Brandon Williamson and CEO wife Margaret Williamson take bows on the NYFW catwalk

Designer Brandon Williamson and CEO wife Margaret Williamson take bows on the NYFW catwalk

American Design House, PRSVR is the standout Designer Brand at New York Fashion Week – especially during Black History Month.

This collection is entitled “All in the Bag.” In a literal way, each look can fit into the Personal Travel Luggage pieces. In a figurative way, these looks are made for when you’re ‘in your bag.’”

— Brandon Williamson, Designer

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, February

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Does America Need A Fashion Czar?

Current media is buzzing with a novel idea put forward by Dr. Elizabeth Segran in a commentary that was published by Fast Company Magazine, calling for the creation of a new senior-level position within Biden-world. The concept would create a Fashion Czar that would target improvements to the environment and humanity on behalf of the fashion industry. The article’s title is: “President Biden, appoint a fashion czar!”

It was not entirely clear from the context of

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The New Names to Know From London Fashion Week’s Fall 2021 Season

“We know anywhere can be a runway if your mind has something to walk down it.” These were the words spoken by poet, performer, model, and trans visibility activist Kai-Isaiah Jamal in the touching performance that opened the fall 2021 season of London Fashion Week. Reduced to mere pixels, this coed fashion week looked very different to the usual spectacle that overwhelmed the streets of the city just one year ago, pre-COVID-19. Gone are the days where poised editors swoon out of a London Fashion Week–branded Mercedes to take seats among photographers, while fashion students dressed to the nines plead

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Paris Fashion Week: How to watch the virtual shows

Written by Fiona Sinclair Scott, CNN

While the novel coronavirus was the talk of the town in Paris during the womenswear shows this time last year, nobody could have predicted that it would continue to define fashion’s seasonal calendar twelve months later.

But Paris Fashion Week’s eight day schedule, which opened on Monday, consists of mostly digital videos and livestreams in lieu of people-packed runway shows. It is the new normal for a world that has been turned on its head.

From manufacturing supply chains to sales, all aspects of the fashion industry’s modus operandi has been challenged due to

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Fashion hits and misses from the 2021 Golden Globes | Gallery


5:58am PST, Mar 2, 2021

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5 Africa-born designers open digital Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — Five designers of African origin making their runway debuts opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday under the banner “We are Made in Italy,” having nurtured dreams deemed fanciful in their native countries and which faced considerable obstacles coming to fruition in their adopted Italy.

Joy Meribe, who is originally from Nigeria, started out working in Italy as a cultural mediator. Fabiola Manirakiza came to Italy as a child from Burundi and first trained as a doctor.

Morocco-born Karim Daoudi grew up in a shoe-making town in northern Italy and eventually took up the local craft. Pape Macodou

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