Fashion

America's independent fashion designers embraced by incoming administration

America’s fashion industry, particularly its independent designers, look set to be embraced by the incoming Biden Harris administration, with bold fashion choices making headlines. First Lady Dr Jill Biden wore a purple coat along with matching facemask from Jonathan Cohen, a young luxury ready-to-wear label based in New York, at a send-off...

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Fashion

Fashion: an artist's canvas in a post-pandemic world

The marriage of art and fashion is not only going strong, it’s renewing its vows. The annals of fashion history are peppered with the biggest names in art: Salvador Dalí sparked the imagination of Schiaparelli in the 30s, Piet Mondrian inspired Yves Saint Laurent in 1965, Louis Vuitton partnered with Takashi Murakami in 2007 and Alexander...

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Culture

V&A Museum plans African fashion exhibition for 2022

London’s V&A Museum has announced that its major fashion exhibition opening in 2022 will celebrate the “irresistible creativity, ingenuity and unstoppable global impact of contemporary African fashions”. The exhibition, entitled ‘Africa Fashion’ will be curated by Dr Christine Checinska, the museum’s new curator of African and African Diaspora...

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Fashion

Alber Elbaz’s AZ Factory partners with Farfetch and Net-a-Porter

Alber Elbaz is making his long-awaited return to fashion as an invited guest member of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode with his joint venture with Richemont, AZ Factory. In a statement, AZ Factory said it will present its first product stories as part of Paris Haute Couture Week on January 26 at 8pm CET, which will then go to...

Jan 19, 2021

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