- Category: Fashion Trends (continued)
- New lady at the British Fashion Council
ANYA HINDMARCH has this days been unveiled as The British Fashion Council's new non-managerial chief. She follows Hilary Riva who stepped down from the post earlier this month after five years at the BFC. "I am looking forward to getting involved and being able to contribute to such an innovative and prestigious body at such an exciting time..
- New premium denim line Angels & Men launches
New premium womenswear denim label, Angels & Men are launching their debut collection for autumn/winter 2011. The label brings to the UK market a new concept in denim apparel, the first range of thermal lined jeans, which unites ‘style, comfort and warmth’ with their unique blend of on-trend cuts, washes and soft fleece lining. Founded..
- New Spring Looks collection in H&M new Winter magazine
H&M new Winter 2010 magazine gives us a glance of what’s to come this spring. In the “New Spring Looks” shoot, model Frida Gustavsson shows off some amusing and pretty garments from H&M’s spring collection. You’ll find pleated mid-length skirts, slouchy sweaters, chambray denim shirts, boyfriend blazers, jersey leggings and..
- New Topshop catwalk for London Fashion Week
Topshop announces new London Fashion Week catwalk at the old Eurostar Station, Waterloo. The British high street chain, Topshop, will showcase emerging design talent at London Fashion Week for spring/summer 2010 in the old Eurostar terminal at Waterloo station Topshop has given a virtual 'platform' to emerging design talent by providing sponsorship..
- New York Fashion Week - fashion gets fun again
The autumn collections that start Thursday at New York Fashion Week promise glamour, glitz, sparkle and glow — principally a full turnaround of what was offered during the decline. Fashion is about to get fun again. Minimal basics only go so far, designers reply, and if they want customers to continue the shopping spree they started last year,..
- New York Fashion Week collections in metallic shine
The fashion industry put a metallic on glamour for autumn New York Fashion Week in the flash of a shoe or burnished honeycombs of copper and gold. Not blinding bling, though. The sign of more optimistic times, without being irrational, arrived at New York Fashion Week in subtle threads, understated sequins and textured mosaics. Victoria Beckham..
- New York Fashion Week expects bright and urban sport trends for Spring/Summer 2012
The upcoming future of Spring/Summer fashion trends is looking positive - glowing, neon bright and fluorescent. Fashion designers showcasing their Spring/Summer 2012 collections at New York Fashion Week, started on Thursday, deal with bright colors including neon pinks, greens and yellows and sophisticated yet casual styles. Approximately 100..
- New York Fashion Week trends feature urban sport and athletic chic
The New York Fashion Week that ended on Thursday for spring/summer 2012 was full of sophisticated sporty fashion trends, as customers are looking for more flexible fashion styles. Named as urban sport and athletic chic, the fashion designs featured fabrics like mesh, neoprene and parachute silk to provide with more casual and dynamic lifestyles,..
- New York Fashion Week: Victoria Beckham collection graces the runway
New York Fashion Week got off to a strong start, notwithstanding fashion houses speeding up against the time after the latest tornadoes and storms. Victoria Beckham got raving evaluations for her accuracy-cut brand, and her power in presenting must-have gowns every season will leave none of her clients dissatisfied for Spring/Summer 2012. Her..
- NewGen sponsorship during London Fashion Week 2011
18 Budding designers are selected by the British Fashion Council to receive the NewGen sponsorship. In its 19th following season, Topshop continues to support the NewGen scheme, which show will take place during London Fashion Week in February 2011. Established in 1993, NewGen is an globally acclaimed talent initiative, and its alumni include Alexander..
- Next fall layering may be more about how we feel
Layering is mostly just how we dress, a way to extend what's in our closets and, bonus, stay warm and dry. Next fall, Layering may be more about how we feel. Sequins on sheers have surfaced OVER wool and New York Fashion Week runways are filled with mashups of soft bulk, rich color, vibrant prints and a variety of textures done in fresh ways. Eclectic..
- Nicole Kidman - ''less interested'' in being fashionable
Nicole Kidman has become ''less interested'' in being fashionable now she has a child and describes her style as ''simple''. The Australian celebrity - who has two-year-old daughter Sunday Rose with country music star Keith Urban, as well as two adopted children, Bella, 18, and Connor, 15, with ex-husband Tom Cruise - was into style more when she..
- Nicole Richie's trio of gowns by Marchesa
The fashion designer and TV star donned a trio of gowns by Marchesa when she married Joel Madden on Saturday (11.12.10), in a ceremony attended by her godfather Quincy Jones as well as Gwen Stefani and her spouse Gavin Rossdale and Khloe Kardashian - and an elephant named Thai. Nicole - who has two sons with Joel, Harlow, two, and 15-month-old Sparrow..
- Nine West launches new platform Shoelaborations
Division of The Jones Group Inc Nine West has announced the launch of a new platform, ‘Shoelaborations.’ The object behind the initiative is to seek original, talented artists and allow them to collaborate on a rotating basis with Nine West and beyond that bring the visions of these chosen trendsetters to consumers worldwide. Starting this Spring/Summer..
- NJAL creates an empowering collection
To remunerate the genius and talents required tot produce lingerie and swimwear, Not Just A Label (NJAL) launches Intimate Apparel section as part of their Christmas present. Meeting the desires of customers at times that underwear can be worn as outerwear, NJAL saw the need to create a devoted lingerie sector. To launch the space, NJAL designer..
- Nostalgia for Style and Comfort of the ’50s
Now is starting to feel a lot like then. From Mad Men – inspired clothing to remakes of classic films and television shows — including True Grit and Hawaii Five-0 — boomers are leading a nostalgia trend that could make the following 10 years feel like the New Frontier. The key factors are as follows: a tough economy, our fondness for the..
- NY Fashion Week: designers are inventing ideas of interesting fabrics
Quilting, lace, fur, leather. Designers are inventing ideas of interesting fabrics and feeling texture for next fall. Oscar de la Renta's patchwork coat in full floral, embroidered, striped, Jacquard glory told the story well Wednesday as New York Fashion Week headed into a concluding, furious stretch of runway shows. Even for de la Renta's well-heeled..
- Oscar actresses to turn up on Awards' red carpet in bold and futuristic designs
Taking advice from music superstars Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj, Hollywood's A-list actresses are likely to turn up on Oscar's red carpet in many bold and futuristic designs, fashion experts predict. The eye toward the future marks a turnaround from recent years in which styles at Hollywood's biggest awards shows have featured vintage gowns, subdued..
- Oscar de la Renta - a hyper stylish series of looks
The chicest collection seen in New York this season was very definitely that of Oscar de la Renta, a hyper stylish series of looks, a bravura display of good taste and the most elegant clothes seen in Manhattan in some years - fashion of the quality of top French couture houses, but with the classy zest of this city. For fall 2011, de la Renta offered..
- Over-the-calf socks or shorter socks? The style difference
The first question everybody asks about over-the-calf socks is: Are they not too warm? No, the differentiation in warmth is quite minute for a couple of inches of wool/cotton/blend, and the difference in style is colossal. Shorter socks don’t stay up; they constantly fall down, they always bunch, and that is not a good look with a magnificently pressed..
- O’Neill launches brand new bikini design
To make sure bikini's stay in place whilst doing high-impact movements, O’Neill launches the Superkini across Europe, the US and Australia. The brand new bikini design is said to have 200 percent more grip than a normal style. In stores this Spring/Summer, the Superkini is made of Nanofront, which sticks on your body when wet, and stays on during..
- Paris Fashion Week: Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2011 Collection
The Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2011 Collection at Paris Fashion Week doubtlessly can be called triumphant. This was the first catwalk collection after the Alexander McQueen’s tragic passing away in February. Sarah Burton, who now became the creative director of the brand, kept to the extravagant, formidable, tense and a little violent McQueen’s..
- Paris Fashion Week: Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2011 Collection
On the 1st of October at Paris fashion week, the show-presentation of Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2011 Ready-to-wear collection was opened by Betti Peig. Her citation “I was never the girl next door” has sounded all over the world. And if we hadn’t delighted after the colour spectacular we saw in Milan, that day show has evidently astonished..
- Party animals and nostalgic touches set motif at Milan Fashion Week
Energetic women who know how to get pleasure from themselves were the opening motif of Milan Fashion Week and fashionistas waited to see if other designers would seek inspiration from die-hard party animals. Fendi, D&G and Prada are set to sweep the catwalks Thursday on the second day of the event in Italy's fashion capital, as well as MaxMara,..
- Paul Smith at Nottingham Trent University
Designer Paul Smith is pictured viewing fashion students' perform in the course of a current visit to Nottingham Trent University. Smith met with staff and students across a range of courses and was given a tour of the university's signature Newton and Arkwright buildings, which have just been regenerated as part of an impressive £90m scheme. As..
- Paul Smith has gone back to his roots at London Fashion Week
British designer Paul Smith has gone back to his roots at London Fashion Week with mannish suits for girls featuring ties, oversized coats and rolled-up trousers flashing socks and brogues. Smith's first shop in 1970 sold menswear and he only branched out into women's clothing 15 years ago. His autumn-winter 2011 collection, unveiled on Monday,..
- Penelope Cruz begins the style marathon
After getting married to Javier ‘dishy’ Bardem and popping out a sproglet, Penelope Cruz has been in hiding. Our favourite Spanish senorita back on the red carpet rounds for the latest Pirates Of The Caribbean premiere. In the past twenty days or so, she’s clocked up a fair few air miles and many a gorgeous gown along the way, including a touch..
- Peter Jenkins - Commercial Director of lifestyle label Gant
Uniting conventional American style with a European chic, lifestyle label Gant announced the appointment of Peter Jenkins as its Commercial Director. This is a new role and new Commercial Director Peter Jenkins will be responsible for Wholesale, Retail and Visual Merchandising. He unites from Value Retail where he is at present responsible for Kildare..
- Philip Treacy's headpiece sold for £81,000
Philip Treacy's headpiece that Princess Beatrice worn at the royal wedding sold for £81,000 on eBay. Around 40 bidders competed in the auction to win the hat, which sparked controversy among fashionistas following Kate and William's wedding. The headwear creation had its own Facebook page, attracting thousands of followers who commented on the..
- Pirelli calendar - Karl Lagerfeld's "visual version of Homer"
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld depicted himself as a "visual version of Homer" Tuesday as he visited Moscow to introduce his Greek-themed shoots for the Pirelli calendar, renowned for its nudes. The German designer for Chanel and Fendi fashion houses wore his trade name uniform of white pony tail and dark suit with white shirt, fulfilled with dark..
- Pitti Uomo will show over 950 brands
Once again, this coming January 11-14, 2011 in Florence, Pitti Uomo will maintain the figures it has attained: over 950 brands will be showing at the Fortezza da Basso, in addition 70 women’s collections at the Dogana for Pitti W, bringing the amount to more than 1,000 collections presented. The fair’s role as a point of reference on the intercontinental..
- Plus-size women's wear grew its share of the clothing market
Plus-size women's wear grew its share of the clothing market from 18.7 percent in 2006 to 23.2 percent in 2011, according to research from retail analyst Verdict. Overall the plus sized market is holding up well in a recessionary climate, and growth in the sector is continuing to outpace mainstream sectors. In a report by WGSN, plus size now represents..
- Poise with a Capital P: precise notion to describe the Rochas show
Poise with a Capital P, a word of Latin origin meaning to have substance or weight, though in the sense not of mass but of demonstrating a certain grace and refinement, seems the precise notion to describe the latest Rochas show. Poise with a Capital P was the overriding mood of the classy fall 2011 collection staged on Wednesday, March 2, in Paris,..
- Pop Singer Rihanna's New Magazine Cover
The redhead pop singer Rihanna has been taking over each magazine cover one by one. Her latest issue she is featured in is in the January 2011 issue of British GQ talking about her illustration and Chris Brown. A fragment of the interview follows: She spoke on looking back on her relationship with Chris Brown: “Sometimes when you’re on the..
- Prada: highly fashionable statement about feminism
Femininity, subverted, faintly reinvented and seen anew with an extraordinarily brilliant perspective was the essence of the latest, and exceptionally distinguished, highly fashionable statement about feminism from Prada for fall 2011. Presented after an hour's delay on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 24, in Prada's headquarters in central Milan,..
- New lady at the British Fashion Council