Fashion

Top Casting Director James Scully Calls Out Fashion Industry for ‘Cruel’ and Racist Treatment of Models – Glamour

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

At least part of what Scully detailed seemed to be confirmed by model Judith Schiltz who commented on Scully’s Instagram post: “I was one of this 150 girls waiting in this stairwell, Hopefully, I’m 27 now, and it’s not my real job, but if I would have been younger and more into this, I would have been so destroyed by this kind of people or treatment. Personally, I decided to…

Runway vs. Red Carpet – New York Times

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Oscars fashion ranked best to worst by readers’ votes – SFGate

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

http://www.sfgate.com/entertainment/article/Oscars-fashion-ranked-best-to-worst-by-readers-10964355.php Staff and wire reports Updated 4:00 am, Tuesday, February 28, 2017 div { background: none !important; } .OUTBRAIN { padding: 0 !important; border-top: 0; } .ui-page .article-body .OUTBRAIN, .ui-page .article-body .OUTBRAIN > div { background: #EEEEEE !important; } .ui-page .article-body .hst-resgalleryitem .OUTBRAIN, .ui-page .article-body .hst-resgalleryitem .OUTBRAIN > div { background: #000 !important; } ]]> ‘); var sct = document.getElementById(“HDN-OB-WIDGET-MARKUP”); sct.parentNode.removeChild(sct); })(); Caption Close So, who did our readers think were…

Fake fashion fuels vast illicit profits, sea of human misery – Yahoo Finance

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

LONDON (AP) — In a warehouse at London’s sprawling Heathrow Airport, a border officer pulls open a cardboard box he suspects contains contraband goods. Bingo — his instincts are rewarded. The box is packed with beige and black sneakers that to the untrained eye look identical to the limited edition Adidas Yeezy Boost, designed by rap star Kanye West, which sold out within minutes of being released last year and…

Meet The Singaporean ‘Cultural Entrepreneur’ Launching An Online Store For Modern Fashion Rarities – Forbes

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A bomber jacket from Raf Simons’ Spring/Summer 2006 collection, on offer through The Salvages with an estimate of $2,000-$3,000. The founder of seminal streetwear stores Surrender and Ambush, and more recently, the creative force behind the Potato Head Folk group of hospitality venues, for two decades Earn Chen has been one of the leading figures on Singapore’s youth-cultural, style and entertainment scenes. Last year, Chen launched his most ambitious project…

Meet The Singaporean ‘Cultural Entrepreneur’ Launching An Online Store For Modern Fashion Rarities – Forbes

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A bomber jacket from Raf Simons’ Spring/Summer 2006 collection, on offer through The Salvages with an estimate of $2,000-$3,000. The founder of seminal streetwear stores Surrender and Ambush, and more recently, the creative force behind the Potato Head Folk group of hospitality venues, for two decades Earn Chen has been one of the leading figures on Singapore’s youth-cultural, style and entertainment scenes. Last year, Chen launched his most ambitious project…

Meet The Singaporean ‘Cultural Entrepreneur’ Launching An Online Store For Modern Fashion Rarities – Forbes

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A bomber jacket from Raf Simons’ Spring/Summer 2006 collection, on offer through The Salvages with an estimate of $2,000-$3,000. The founder of seminal streetwear stores Surrender and Ambush, and more recently, the creative force behind the Potato Head Folk group of hospitality venues, for two decades Earn Chen has been one of the leading figures on Singapore’s youth-cultural, style and entertainment scenes. Last year, Chen launched his most ambitious project…

Incentivizing Sustainable Fashion: Lessons From Social Entrepreneurs – Forbes

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Social entrepreneurs like María Almazán of Spain, pictured above, are piloting solutions for sustainable apparel that show industry-wide potential. By Danielle Batist An estimated 75 million people are now employed by the apparel industry. It’s a number that has almost quadrupled in the last 15 years. With this exponential growth, the not-so-hidden costs of fashion have also increased. But while skeptics say that changing company behavior simply isn’t profitable, social innovators…

Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani’s mass draws designers, fashion executives – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Franca Sozzani could always command a gathering of industry insiders — any day, any time. The same happened on Monday when a mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December. It’s probably easier to say who was not at Milan’s gothic Duomo cathedral. Police set up barriers to control access to the church while crowds of curious…

Meet The Singaporean ‘Cultural Entrepreneur’ Launching An Online Store For Modern Fashion Rarities – Forbes

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A bomber jacket from Raf Simons’ Spring/Summer 2006 collection, on offer through The Salvages with an estimate of $2,000-$3,000. The founder of seminal streetwear stores Surrender and Ambush, and more recently, the creative force behind the Potato Head Folk group of hospitality venues, for two decades Earn Chen has been one of the leading figures on Singapore’s youth-cultural, style and entertainment scenes. Last year, Chen launched his most ambitious project…

Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani’s mass draws designers, fashion executives – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Franca Sozzani could always command a gathering of industry insiders — any day, any time. The same happened on Monday when a mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December. It’s probably easier to say who was not at Milan’s gothic Duomo cathedral. Police set up barriers to control access to the church while crowds of curious…

Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani’s mass draws designers, fashion executives – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Franca Sozzani could always command a gathering of industry insiders — any day, any time. The same happened on Monday when a mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December. It’s probably easier to say who was not at Milan’s gothic Duomo cathedral. Police set up barriers to control access to the church while crowds of curious…

Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani’s mass draws designers, fashion executives – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Franca Sozzani could always command a gathering of industry insiders — any day, any time. The same happened on Monday when a mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December. It’s probably easier to say who was not at Milan’s gothic Duomo cathedral. Police set up barriers to control access to the church while crowds of curious…

All the red carpet fashion you need, in two minutes – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

While award shows are obviously about the golden statues given to all the night’s honorees, the fashion is really all people care about. Because of course, no one wants to be on the dreaded worst-dressed list. Check out a time-lapse of the Oscars’ red carpet to see your favorite celebrity working it… or not. See who stunned us on the red carpet >>

Passion for fashion: Guerin show inspired by materials that could be recycled – Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Guerin College Prep senior Sam Stocco tapped into his passion for fashion on Feb. 24. Stocco helped organize and create outfits for the Guerin Prep Project Greenway 2017 Fashion Show in the Guerin auditorium. “I wanted to get super involved, since it’s my senior year,” he said. “After school each day, I would go to the fashion lab and work on my designs.” Guerin teacher and fashion show organizer Suzanne…

Milan’s fashion week wraps up with Armani’s expressive colors – Reuters

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

MILAN Once again Italian designer Giorgio Armani stunned with bright and eloquent colors in his autumn and winter collection, wrapping up six days of catwalk shows at Milan’s Fashion week. As with his Emporio line, shown on Friday, the designer brought to life his creations with ruby and deep reds, purple, orange, emerald green, turquoise, petrol and electric blue, as well as multicolored polka dots. “Color is an expressive gesture,”…

African clothing store owner helps black customers rediscover their beauty, inside and out – AL.com

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Black Magic Project focuses on people and organizations who carry on the spirit and legacy of the Civil Rights Movement in big and small ways. For Shirley Ferrill, a hobby to sell African clothing morphed into a mission to empower people through education about black history.  Inside an African clothing store in Birmingham’s Ensley neighborhood, Shirley Ferrill is proving that beauty should be observed as a spectrum – not judged by…

In pictures: Fashion at the Oscars – BBC News

Monday, February 27, 2017

Fashion expert Alex Eagle casts her eye over the best dressed stars on the red carpet at the Academy Awards. Naomie Harris Image copyright Ian West / PA This is my standout look of the night. We’ve all been so excited to see Raf Simons’ first work with Calvin Klein, and this white dress just perfectly encapsulates his directional take on femininity and glamour. Here his signature cool clean lines,…

Oscars Red Carpet Review: Princesses and Sirens, on Parade – New York Times

Monday, February 27, 2017

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The 7 Oscar fashion trends we hope to never see again – The Mercury News

Monday, February 27, 2017

Fashion missteps were on display in all their failed attempts at glory during Sunday night’s Academy Awards. Sometimes actors and actresses are lauded for their bold or edgy choices, but more often they are panned for stepping off the cliff at the Oscars. And year after year, Hollywood’s biggest stars make the same mistakes. So, here we present the seven fashion trends we hope won’t return in 2018: Priyanka Chopra (Photo…