Fashion

Feds hunt ‘Fashion Forward Bandit’ in string of robberies – New York Post

Thursday, October 19, 2017

A robber known for his stylish wardrobe is wanted for a string of heists in Arizona — but it’s more than the fashion police hot on his trail. The FBI said the suspect — dubbed the “Fashion Forward Bandit” — is being sought for 10 robberies at banks and businesses in Scottsdale, Chandler, Tempe, Mesa, Surprise, Glendale and Gilbert since early August, according to FBI officials. “During each robbery, the…

E!’s ‘Fashion Police’ will end next month – Los Angeles Times

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, who co-created the series and served as executive producer, succeeded the veteran comic as the host in 2015, dishing her mother’s signature one-liners and celebrity-aimed zingers. E! personality Giuliana Rancic, stylist Brad Goreski, reality star NeNe Leakes and comedian Margaret Cho now serve as panelists alongside her, along with a slew of celebrity guests who weigh in on notable fashion hits and misses. “Joan’s beloved no-holds-barred style fueled the franchise’s clever approach to…

Disability rights organisations ‘welcome’ Tommy Hilfiger’s new … – Telegraph.co.uk

Thursday, October 19, 2017

American designer Tommy Hilfiger has announced plans to expand his fashion collections and offer sartorial solutions for disabled adults – a proposal that has received a great response from leading disability rights organisations in the UK. Hilfiger’s new ‘Adaptive’ offering, which is available now on the US website and is intended to eventually roll out worldwide, consists of 37 men’s and 34 women’s styles with features like velcro and magnetic fastenings…

Feds hunt ‘Fashion Forward Bandit’ in string of robberies – New York Post

Thursday, October 19, 2017

A robber known for his stylish wardrobe is wanted for a string of heists in Arizona — but it’s more than the fashion police hot on his trail. The FBI said the suspect — dubbed the “Fashion Forward Bandit” — is being sought for 10 robberies at banks and businesses in Scottsdale, Chandler, Tempe, Mesa, Surprise, Glendale and Gilbert since early August, according to FBI officials. “During each robbery, the…

Green age kicks: how ethical trainers won the fashion seal of approval – The Guardian

Thursday, October 19, 2017

It seems that the fashion industry has finally woken up. Gucci’s scrapping fur; Russian entrepreneur Miroslava Duma is investing $500m (£379m) in sustainable innovations in textiles, such as leather that can be grown in a lab and silk spun by spiders. During Milan fashion week, the glitziest party of the week was the Green Carpet awards hosted by Livia Firth to celebrate the Italian fashion supply chain. And Matches Fashion…

Fashion Police Ending Its Run with Joan Rivers Special – People – PEOPLE.com

Thursday, October 19, 2017

After more than two decades, Fashion Police is ending its run. The network announced Wednesday that the iconic E! series will sign off with a special episode, Fashion Police: The Farewell, on Nov. 27. Hosted by Melissa Rivers, the special will reveal never-before-seen footage — including a previously unaired 80s-themed episode featuring the late show co-creator and long-running host, Joan Rivers. (Watch a sneak peek above.) Fashion Police was helmed by the legendary comedian since…

Mychael Knight, ‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer, Dies at 39 – NBCNews.com

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show “Project Runway,” died Tuesday at age 39. Knight died outside Atlanta surrounded by family and friends, said friend Jerris Madison, the editor and photographer of Obvious Magazine, a fashion, lifestyle and cultural publication. An official cause of death has not been released, but Knight had extensively shared his five-year struggles with irritable bowel syndrome, writing…

Fashion Police Ending After More than 20 Years with Series Finale Featuring Unseen Footage of Late Joan Rivers – PEOPLE.com

Thursday, October 19, 2017

After more than two decades, Fashion Police is ending its run. The network announced Wednesday that the iconic E! series will sign off with a special episode, Fashion Police: The Farewell, on Nov. 27. Hosted by Melissa Rivers, the special will reveal never-before-seen footage — including a previously unaired 80s-themed episode featuring the late show co-creator and long-running host, Joan Rivers. (Watch a sneak peek above.) Fashion Police was helmed by the legendary comedian since…

Mychael Knight, ‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer, Dies at 39 – NBCNews.com

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show “Project Runway,” died Tuesday at age 39. Knight died outside Atlanta surrounded by family and friends, said friend Jerris Madison, the editor and photographer of Obvious Magazine, a fashion, lifestyle and cultural publication. An official cause of death has not been released, but Knight had extensively shared his five-year struggles with irritable bowel syndrome, writing…

Christy Turlington: fashion industry is ‘surrounded by predators’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Christy Turlington, one of the world’s most recognised supermodels, has accused the fashion industry of being “surrounded by predators” as it braced itself for a slew of sex harassment claims in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Ms Turlington broke cover to denounce the business for leaving vulnerable young models – both female and male – at the mercy of “some creepy playboy type”. While insisting she never suffered…

‘Fashion Police’ to End, Celebrate Joan Rivers With E! Finale (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

“Fashion Police,” the style talk show that long served as a platform for the late comic Joan Rivers’ famous wit and biting commentary, is coming to an end. Cable channel E! will bring the franchise to a close with a series-finale special next month. Launched in 1995, “Fashion Police” grew out of the red-carpet coverage that reinvigorated Rivers’ career. Appearing alongside her daughter Melissa Rivers, the comedian brought sharp humor…

Mychael Knight, ‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer, Dies at 39 – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show “Project Runway,” died Tuesday at age 39. Knight died outside Atlanta surrounded by family and friends, said friend Jerris Madison, the editor and photographer of Obvious Magazine, a fashion, lifestyle and cultural publication. An official cause of death has not been released, but Knight had extensively shared his five-year struggles with irritable bowel syndrome, writing…

‘Fashion Police’ to End, Celebrate Joan Rivers With E! Finale (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

“Fashion Police,” the style talk show that long served as a platform for the late comic Joan Rivers’ famous wit and biting commentary, is coming to an end. Cable channel E! will bring the franchise to a close with a series-finale special next month. Launched in 1995, “Fashion Police” grew out of the red-carpet coverage that reinvigorated Rivers’ career. Appearing alongside her daughter Melissa Rivers, the comedian brought sharp humor…

Mychael Knight, ‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer, Dies at 39 – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show “Project Runway,” died Tuesday at age 39. Knight died outside Atlanta surrounded by family and friends, said friend Jerris Madison, the editor and photographer of Obvious Magazine, a fashion, lifestyle and cultural publication. An official cause of death has not been released, but Knight had extensively shared his five-year struggles with irritable bowel syndrome, writing…

Mychael Knight, ‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer, Dies at 39 – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show “Project Runway,” died Tuesday at age 39. Knight died outside Atlanta surrounded by family and friends, said friend Jerris Madison, the editor and photographer of Obvious Magazine, a fashion, lifestyle and cultural publication. An official cause of death has not been released, but Knight had extensively shared his five-year struggles with irritable bowel syndrome, writing…

Can Rent the Runway ever become the Spotify of fashion? – Quartz

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

If you believe Jennifer Hyman, CEO of Rent the Runway, her company is a major disruptor in fashion. It rents out designer clothes from some 500 different brands to subscribers who pay a monthly fee, allowing them to borrow a high-end wardrobe for much less than it would cost to actually buy. The company has thrived, topping $100 million in revenue last year and becoming profitable for the first time….

Mychael Knight, ‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer, Dies at 39 – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show “Project Runway,” died Tuesday at age 39. Knight died outside Atlanta surrounded by family and friends, said friend Jerris Madison, the editor and photographer of Obvious Magazine, a fashion, lifestyle and cultural publication. An official cause of death has not been released, but Knight had extensively shared his five-year struggles with irritable bowel syndrome, writing…

Meet Alex Eagle, the woman reinventing what a British fashion boutique can be – Telegraph.co.uk

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

‘Men aren’t really fussing in the morning. They have this uniform, and it means that getting dressed is easy. They get dressed at 6am the same as they would at 9am or noon. They put things in a suitcase, and they don’t seem to be stressed. Women can be a bit erratic in what we buy, and we might end up buying things in sales… I was turning 30, and then…

Mychael Knight Dies: ‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer Was 39 – Deadline

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Project Runway finalist and fashion designer Mychael Knight died today in Atlanta, Ga. at the age of 39.  Jerris Madison, a close friend of Knight and editor of Obvious Magazine posted an official statement on behalf of the Knight family in regards to his death. “We are still processing the untimely death of our son, brother, friend, and uncle,” the Instagram statement read.  “Mychael meant everything to us and we loved him dearly….