Fashion

Pieter Mulier: ‘I was disgusted by the quantity of products we were vomiting out’

Pieter Mulier - who has worked alongside Raf Simons since the early 2000s, including as his right-hand man at Jil Sander, Dior and Calvin Klein - had his own moment in the spotlight in February when he became creative director at Alaïa - a position he describes as like “winning the lottery”. Mulier left PVH subsidiary Calvin Klein in 2018...

Nov 26, 2021

People

Harry Styles surpasses Billie Eilish to top 2021 fashion icon list

Harry Styles has surpassed Billie Eilish to be crowned the top style icon worldwide in 2021, according to a new study. The British singer has been making waves in the fashion scene in recent years for his flamboyant and gender-fluid looks, like the Gucci jacket and dress combo he donned in a 2020 Vogue cover shoot. His outfits were the most...

Nov 26, 2021

Fashion

'From Rwanda to Hollywood': Kigali style goes global

Kigali - Matthew Rugamba knew his Rwandan fashion label had arrived when Junior Nyong’o, the brother of Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, attended the world premiere of “Black Panther” in a three-piece suit designed by him. Hours after the glitzy event in Los Angeles, the website for Rugamba’s brand House of Tayo exploded as enquiries flooded in from...

Nov 26, 2021

Fashion

Report: Fast fashion to be worth over 200 billion dollars by 2030

Demand for fast fashion around the globe is reaching unprecedented heights. By 2030 the sector will surpass 200 billion dollars, driven by a significant boost over the next five years. The forecast comes from the report ‘Fast fashion global market opportunities and strategies to 2030: Covid-19 Growth and Change’ by Research and Markets in which...

Nov 25, 2021

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