Suzy Menkes exits Vogue
Suzy Menkes, the coiffed critic who put catwalk fashion on the map at the International Herald Tribune and later New York Times, is exiting her role at Vogue International. The news comes as the 2020 Condé Nast Luxury Conference is canceled, of which Menkes was curator and host. A statement on its website said: “After five successful editions of...
Jul 2, 2020
Video: The story behing Ginger Spice's iconic Union Jack dress
Remember the iconic Ginger Spice Union Jack dress? Of course you do. The dress, which in this video Geri Horner reveals was merely a little black Gucci dress with a Union Jack tea towel sewn on, is a symbol of pop-culture in the 1990s. Horner shares with Vogue: “I’ve always been a secret fashion designer,” and the story behind how the famous...
Jun 11, 2020
British Vogue pays tribute to frontline workers
British Vogue for its July issue will feature three frontline workers on its coveted covers. Photographed by Jamie Hawkesworth, the Conde Nast-owned publication sees a community midwife, a train driver and supermarket worker grace its coverstory, a tribute to key workers providing essential services during the Covid-19 crisis. In a statement...
Jun 3, 2020
Vogue launches a limited-edition designer T-shirt collection
Vogue has partnered with Net-a-Porter on a limited-edition T-shirt collection featuring designs by Christopher John Rogers, Gauchere, Ioannes and S.Joon, who are a part of the luxury online retailer’s The Vanguard spring/summer 2020 programme for rising star designers. The collaboration marks the first of its kind between Vogue and the luxury...
May 18, 2020
Vogue and CFDA look to Amazon to sell designer fashion
Toward the end of April American Vogue and the CFDA launched a storytelling fundraising initiative A Common Thread, which tells the struggles and hopes of the fashion community who have been impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. Through a series of videos, designers shared how their personal and professional lives were affected, with a link at the...
May 14, 2020
British Vogue publishes oldest cover star in its history
British Vogue’s June issue features the magazine’s oldest cover star in its history. The Conde Nast owned publication celebrates 85 year-old actress Dame Judi Dench, as photographed by Nick Knight. “The shoot meant an awful lot to her,” Dench’s daughter, Finty Williams told Vogue. “This age thing, I think, affects very much how she feels about...
May 6, 2020
Looking back at the history of the Met Gala
The annual gala showcases some of the most innovative fashion worn by celebrities no only in the fashion world, but media, sports and more. As this year's Met Gala will be not be its' normal red carpet, in-person event, Vogue takes a look at the history of the iconic Met Gala. Source: Vogue, via YouTube
May 6, 2020
CFDA/Vogue A Common Thread needs to raise more money
CFDA/Vogue's A Common Thread initiative is a noble effort to help independent designers stay afloat as they lose business and orders because of coronavirus, however, the amount that they have raised so far is not enough. The joint companies have been able to raise 4.1 million dollars, but A Common Thread has received more than 800 applications....
Apr 22, 2020
What does the future hold for brick and mortar?
On Friday Conde Nast held the final in a series of Vogue Conversations, The Future of Brick and Mortar. FashionUnited joined the discussion, a topic that is on every brand’s list as the industry tackles its biggest crisis in decades. The coronavirus has disrupted economies and sees four out of five people’s jobs hit by the pandemic. Consumer...
Apr 21, 2020
Alexander Wang speaks out for CFDA's "A Common Thread" cause
Vogue and the CFDA’s 'A Common Thread' initiative raises money for the American fashion industry. Alexander Wang misses the community he has worked hard to cultivate - from consumers, the industry, and his team that makes it all happen. Video source: CFDA, via Youtube.
Apr 14, 2020
25 Years later: Celebrating Jean Paul Gaultier's '95 Fall/Winter fashion show
It has been 25 years since Jean Paul Gaultier's 1995 most memorable fashion show. Vogue celebrates the anniversary by interviewing many of the people involved in the preparation and execution of his show. Jean Paul Gaultier himself, Claudia Huidobro, Carmen Dell'Orefice, and more look back at the innovative tech-meets-punk runway show, detailing...
Apr 3, 2020
CFDA and Vogue launch Covid-19 relief fund to help US fashion industry
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Vogue have launched a relief fund for people in the US fashion community who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative, called A Common Thread, looks to raise awareness around the growing global crisis and builds on the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund which was originally...
Mar 25, 2020