Fashion

Sure, I Have Fashion Regrets. All the Best People Do. – New York Times

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Fearlessness, I suppose, breeds cluelessness. Or is it the other way around? In fashion as in life, isn’t it often the regrettable that makes us memorable? “Dressing is always a learning experience, so you have to take risks,” the designer Zac Posen said at a party not long ago for the latest novel by the Vogue contributor Plum Sykes. The only time Ms. Sykes regrets an outfit, she told me,…

Raf Simons and Todd Snyder Host Parties for Men’s Fashion Week – New York Times

Thursday, July 13, 2017

“Honestly, it’s so crazy, I have no idea what I’m doing,” Mr. O’Pry said, steely blue eyes flashing, and wearing a white Todd Snyder bomber jacket. “But it’s a blast.” Danny Miller, frontman of the musical duo Lewis Del Mar, which performed during the show, was fielding well-wishers. “Whenever you’re performing in a space that’s so brightly lit, you feel very exposed,” he said. “What’s cool is all the models…

Conor McGregor rips Mayweather over fight style, lifestyle and clothing style to win Round 2 of pre-fight tour – Los Angeles Times

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Conor McGregor came back to convincingly win the second round of his war of words with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Wednesday in Toronto. Torching Mayweather for his cautious boxing style, his dress, lifestyle and finances, McGregor basked in the MMA-crazed city and shrugged off his opening act in Los Angeles, which was minimized by a cut-off microphone and Mayweather’s blistering performance. “Is this mic on?” McGregor said while starting the session….

These stretchy, durable sensors could be woven right into clothing – TechCrunch

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

If we must have an Internet of Things, it makes no sense to leave clothes out of the party. But clothes must be worn, washed, bunched up and folded — it’s hard to make electronics that can survive all that. Plenty are trying, though; the latest attempt is from Harvard’s Wyss Institute, which uses a simple but effective layering method to make a durable, customizable flex sensor. It’s quite basic,…

Colette, Paris Fashion Destination, Is to Close in December – New York Times

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

An eclectic three-story trove of elaborate cocktail gowns, tuxedos, sneakers, postcards, pens and gadgets, all across 8,000 square feet, Colette was founded by Ms. Roussaux in 1997. It was one of the first stores to cater to an aesthetic lifestyle, as opposed to a specific product category, becoming a model for a new kind of retail. Ms. Andelman functioned as the store’s buyer and public persona. Advertisement Continue reading the…

UK households binned 300000 tonnes of clothing in 2016 – The Guardian

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The carbon footprint of the UK clothing sector is worsening, a new report reveals, driven by the ongoing popularity of cheap and cheerful “fast fashion” and a shortage of sustainable raw materials. Although the amount of clothing being sent to landfill has fallen by 14% from 350,000 tonnes in 2012 to 300,000 in 2016 a staggering one-quarter is still binned rather than recycled. That is down from 31% four years…

A Google Engineer Learns the Fashion Code – New York Times

Monday, July 10, 2017

Until recently, the man who assembled this virtual paradise for style lovers held a dim view of the fashion world. “I would not say I was interested in fashion as a subject,” Mr. Sood said. “I viewed fashion as a slightly elitist area.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story Turning to Ms. Lauterbach, 32, he added: “I didn’t know who invented the black dress until Kate told me. I definitely…

The Hidden Rules of the Puritan Fashion Police – Atlas Obscura

Monday, July 10, 2017

A Puritan lady (as imagined by a 19th-century artist). Library of Congress/96502459 In 1676, Hannah Lyman was in trouble. She was among three dozen or so young women who had been summoned to court: They had flouted the laws of Connecticut colony by wearing silken hoods. Among these “overdressed” women, Lyman was, apparently, the most rebellious and strong-willed. She appeared in court wearing the very silk hood that she had…

Milan fashion exhibit to trace 40 years of ready-to-wear – Arizona Daily Sun

Monday, July 10, 2017

Editor of the fashion monthly magazine, W Magazine, Stefano Tonchi, attends a news conference in Milan Italy, Monday, July 10, 2017. The Italian Fashion Chamber is sponsoring an exhibit that traces 40 years of ready-to-wear from its inception in 1971 through 2001. The exhibit of clothes, sketches and photography will in Milan’s Palazzo Reale open during womenswear preview shows next February. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Best of Sloss Fest fashion: look back at the music festival’s trending styles – AL.com

Monday, July 10, 2017

When it comes to music festival fashion, anything goes. Sloss Fest, which kicks off on Saturday in Birmingham, is no different. While the summer music festival may be relatively new, it’s attracted plenty of attendees looking to enjoy a day of good music while showing off their latest fashion trends. That includes flower crowns, tribal prints, high-waisted shorts, crop tops and so much more. It’s hard to wear the wrong…

Durban fashion baron slain – Times LIVE

Monday, July 10, 2017

A fashion boss was gunned down in front of his family in a botched home invasion at his Sherwood home in Durban. Mohammed Hassim Randeree‚ 66‚ whose family own Fashion World‚ which has several outlets in South Africa‚ was wounded by a group of gunmen who stormed in Cullingworth Road home on Sunday. Randeree‚ bloodied and wounded‚ was rushed to hospital‚ where he later died from his wounds. As his…

Missguided are launching a new Barbie clothing range and fans have gone wild – The Sun

Sunday, July 09, 2017

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A $4 billion clothing company created an exclusive brand for Amazon Prime – Recode

Sunday, July 09, 2017

In the latest signal that Amazon is being taken seriously as a challenger in apparel to big-box retailers and department stores, the Carter’s company has created a new kids’ clothing brand that it’s selling exclusively to Amazon and its Prime members. In the spring, Amazon quietly introduced Simple Joys by Carter’s, a line of baby and kid clothing sold in multi-piece bundles. Carter’s is one of the largest kids’ clothing…

Can AI fix the fashion industry? – VentureBeat

Sunday, July 09, 2017

For many of us, the toughest decision of the day doesn’t happen at work, school, or at the nearest Starbucks (although that one often comes close). It happens in front of an overstuffed closet and sounds as mundane as “What should I wear today?” Each outfit that leaves our homes is an equation of a multitude of fluctuating variables (What’s on my work calendar? What’s on my personal calendar? What…