Tag: Fashion

  • Designing for Luxury

    by levent

    By Alexa L For me, the definition of a luxury is that rather than being a necessity, it is an indulgence, it has to be expensive, resplendent or extravagant and elegant. Luxury fashion therefore could be any item of clothing or accessory that matches these features. Brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada etc. are […]

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  • Is this the end for real fur?

    by levent

    London Fashion Week recently became the first global fashion week to ban animal fur. Campaigners were euphoric. In the past year, fur has faced significant challenges everywhere, but still – it was quite a moment. Then, a few weeks later, Los Angeles voted to ban the manufacture and sale of fur within city limits, becoming […]

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  • Michael Kors to take control of Italy’s Versace: sources

    by levent

    LONDON  – U.S. fashion group Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (KORS.N) has agreed to take control of Italy’s Versace, three sources familiar with the matter said on Monday, adding that an official announcement would be made this week. Michael Kors has made no secret of its ambition to grow its portfolio of high-end brands after swooping […]

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  • Vogue announces it will no longer hire models under 18

    by levent

    Fashion bible Vogue and its publisher Conde Nast will no longer feature underage models on its pages, the company announced on Thursday, calling on the wider industry to do the same. The move was announced in the September edition of Vogue US, in an article titled “Why the fashion world needs to commit to an […]

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  • Fashion Industry Influence On Politics And Culture

    by levent

    Political dressing is fashionable right now, but is it fashion? Celebrities and stars turned up dressed in black at the 75th Golden Globes Award ceremony. Instantly the media was in frenzy over what they dubbed “political fashion statements on the red carpet.” This is just the most recent droplet of a rainy season of purportedly […]

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