Gilles Mendel, creative director of J. Mendel, has accomplished quite a successful feat by turning what was primarily a fur brand into a multi-million dollar evening wear empire. Although the retail market has moved more toward athleisure and sportswear, there is still a market for evening wear and […]

In a tiny factory producing handmade boots and shoes in southwestern Zimbabwe, leather cutter Misheck Sibanda is on another hectic shift as he tries to keep up with soaring global demand. Orders are piling in and new workers are being recruited at the Courteney boot company -- that seems to defy all […]

Global Fashion Collective is a platform supporting creative designers from around the world that has helped bring a different set of international designs to New York Fashion Week every season. This season the collective brought Queenie Zoe and Hightli for Global Fashion Collective II. The organization […]

British fashion designer Victoria Beckham has announced the launch of Victoria Beckham Beauty, which she is calling a “unique synergy between the worlds of beauty and fashion”. “I want to take care of women inside and out,” explains Victoria Beckham in a statement. “By providing them with the must-have […]

Last year, Nike invited locals from New York, London, Paris, Seoul and Tokyo to design Air Max sneakers inspired by their communities. Six designs (one from each city) were selected by the sportswear brand. After inviting the winners to visit the company’s headquarters to refine their creations alongside […]

Lexus has partnered up with American sportswear designer John Elliott to create custom tires for its new car, the 2019 UX. The tires are inspired by Elliott’s Air Force 1 sneaker, launched in 2017 in collaboration with Nike. “The first-ever Lexus UX was engineered and designed for the city. We wanted […]

Over the weekend, from Los Angeles to London, the showbiz A-list strutted their stuff on red carpets for the Grammys and Britain's Bafta film awards. Halfway between in New York, the style glitterati lined catwalks to preview the trends for next autumn and winter. The short answer? Lots of bright color […]

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid hosted its’ 69th edition in January ahead of the international fashion show calendar. 43 designers and brands participated in the Spanish six day fashion event with catwalks in multiple locations in the city. Themed “Made in Spain”, MBFWMadrid paraded collections from […]

New York-based designer label 3.1 Phillip Lim is the latest fashion brand to announce that it will be dropping fur from its collections from autumn/winter 2019. In a statement the designer has stated that he will ban fur and exotic skins, such as fox, mink, lynx, chinchilla, astrakhan/karakul lamb and […]

There’s streetwear and there’s traditional glamour, and rarely, if ever have the twain met. Designer Romeo Hunte decided two meet the two in holy matrimony at New York Fashion Week this season. His latest collection was an homage to the fashion trends of the early to mid-1900’s. The womenswear was done […]




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