Prabal Gurung regularly speaks up about current events, politics and social justice. He offers unvarnished, impassioned thoughts on Twitter and Instagram. And he will hold a mirror up to his own failings, including the laziness of relying on social media as a form of constructive protest.
“It’s about clothes that can change, about fabrics that can travel on the body,” said Kim Jones of the collection he presented today on the Louis Vuitton runway. “Discovering something new. A constant voyage.” That sentiment is, of course, befitting his final show as men’s artistic director of the luxury powerhouse – and it is one that won’t be forgotten. These are the things you need to know.
The designer's fall/winter 18 show will be his final blowout on the NYFW schedule.
Designing the menswear for the Parisian house since 2011, Thursday will see his final show.
As part of James' work, LVMH and Kering came together last year in an unprecedented move to sign what's commonly known as "The Model Charter." In it, there's an established age minimum, medical requirements, and guidelines for models between the ages of 16 and 18.
Florence, Italy’s bi-annual menswear trade show, Pitti Uomo, is notorious for hosting some of the fashion industry’s most eccentric style personalities. Each season, devote disciples of #menswear flock to the event en masse to display their most dapper costumes, rotating between a vast assortment of bespoke three-piece suiting, heritage footwear and fine leather accessories.
As magazine publishers continue to evolve its business models beyond the core print medium, one media strategy in particular stands out: the digital-only magazine cover. So much of today's industry talk revolves around synergies across social platforms, or pivots-to-video, or mobile optimization - but producing a full-on digital cover is notable in that it looks to capture the print magazine's tangible essence.
January is often billed as the perfect time to look ahead to the new year, so, resolutions aside, why not turn your attention to the year’s forthcoming must-see exhibitions? 2018 promises a bountiful offering, and here we present ten of the most extraordinary spectacles happening around the world. The next 365 days are looking good already.
"Clothes are made to talk. My archive is my fashion alphabet. And now I want to pass that on to a new generation." Anna Dello Russo is discussing a plan, which, the first time you hear it, seems incredible.
For those who grew up with the Rue Saint Honoré staple in their backyard, it was much more than a store.
Charging into her own office a fashionable minute late, Diane von Furstenberg plops down on the couch. "So much is going on, so much is going on. And it's the end of the year. But today, I'm good." She exhales. The former princess ( once removed), genius behind the wrap dress, holy high-fashion priestess, legend, icon, mogul, has a headache.
As speculation grows about an Off-White™ x Nike Soccer collection, Virgil Abloh‘s label has debuted a more affordable line. Titled “For All,” the new collection features pieces such as graphic T-shirts and hoodies at a significantly lower price point than Off-White™mainline pieces, with tees priced at $95 USD and hoodies at $170 USD.
For any major awards show (and the Globes certainly qualifies) many boldface nominees will have contractual relationships with fashion brands - negotiated by managers and agents - that require them to wear a gown or a tuxedo by that brand to that event. They may have input into the final product.
t's that time again! Having started over the weekend in London, then continuing to Milan, Florence, Paris, and finally, after a brief hiatus, New York, the world's preeminent designers of menswear are poised to unveil their designs for Fall 2018. What will we discover?
AS the February issue hits newsstands nationwide, go inside Edward Enninful’s third iteration of #NewVogue – from the Best Performances portfolio to Azzedine Alaïa’s final interview and the new wave of suffragettes fighting to empower women in the battle for equality that rages on.
Are you, like us, struggling to come to terms with the fact that the holiday period is over and work has resumed once again? No? Just us? Well, either way, the good news is that the year is only three days in and there are already big fashion moments to look forward to in the coming months. From TV shows and exhibitions to new collections (obviously), here are some of the highlights of 2018 that you won’t want to miss.
After unveiling its recent streetwear collection, H&M has announced plans to launch an “affordable luxury” label called Nyden. The first release is expected to drop early this year.
Dazed catches up with creative director Serge Ruffieux as he approaches his one-year anniversary at the Parisian label.
In the new year, new patterns will shape the global fashion industry, from the assertion of Asian players to a globalisation reboot, reveals BoF and McKinsey & Company's in-depth report, The State of Fashion 2018.
Visiting our favorite newsstands in 2017 was a much less exciting errand than in years past. Between the lack of surprise (with 46 covers between them, Gigi and Bella Hadid's faces were ubiquitous month after month), the dwindling of print frequency and the shuttering of several titles altogether, the place that once provided us an escape into a world of glossy, big-budget editorials seems to be on the road to extinction. This year certainly marked the end of an era and saw a significant changing of the guard in legacy fashion media, but amid uncertainty, many magazines still brought their A-game on the creativity and diversity front, making for some very memorable covers.