Why Issey Miyake Was Steve Jobs’s Favorite Designer

The real beginning of the fashion-technology love affair and its legacy lies with Issey Miyake, who died last week.

#design, #fashion-and-apparel, #innovation, #jobs-steven-p, #miyake-issey, #your-feed-fashion

Chaos and Creation: Inside the Making of Yeezy Gap

In 2020, two fashion brands announced an unusual alliance. Now that goods are finally hitting stores, is Yeezy Gap a corporate-creative cautionary tale, or a new model for fashion to come?

#balenciaga-fashion-label, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #gap-inc, #gvasalia-demna, #shopping-and-retail, #west-kanye, #yeezy-fashion-label, #your-feed-fashion

When the Czarinas Ruled Fashion’s Front Row

A group of Russian women were once the hottest things at couture, embraced not just by fashion, but by the watching world. Where are they now?

#couture-fashion, #duma-miroslava, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #fashion-and-apparel, #moscow-russia, #paris-france, #perminova-elena, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #sergeenko-ulyana-1981, #your-feed-fashion

Claddagh Ring

A piece of jewelry that, in modern times, has come to symbolize Ireland.

#dating-and-relationships, #disney-walt, #galway-ireland, #gibson-blaine-1918-2015, #jewels-and-jewelry, #your-feed-fashion

Italian Men’s Wear Returns to Milan Fashion Week

Upselling the suit was on the agenda during this Milan Fashion Week, when Italian men’s wear returned in glory.

#armani-giorgio-spa, #cucinelli-brunello, #etro-spa, #fashion-and-apparel, #gucci, #milan-italy, #milan-fashion-week, #prada-spa, #versace-gianni-spa, #your-feed-fashion

Winning Looks From the Cannes Film Festival

Trends and other takeaways from the fashion show — sorry, movie gathering — on the Croisette.

#cannes-france, #cannes-international-film-festival, #celebrities, #fashion-and-apparel, #movies, #your-feed-fashion

Larimar, the Dominican Republic’s Unique Stone

The Dominican Republic wants jewelers to love larimar, the national stone. But authorities shut the mine temporarily after two fatal accidents.

#accidents-and-safety, #bahoruco-dominican-republic, #dominican-republic, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #international-trade-and-world-market, #jewels-and-jewelry, #larimar-stone, #mines-and-mining, #rock-and-stone, #shutdowns-institutional, #your-feed-fashion

The Colorful Mozart of Gen Z

Jacob Collier, the singer, songwriter and composer, who fancies crayon colors, clashing patterns and tie-dyed Crocs, doesn’t fit easily into any box. He’s OK with that.

#collier-jacob-1994, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #music, #social-media, #your-feed-fashion

It’s Emma Rogue’s Downtown Now

The clothing seller is building a vibrant and eclectic community of TikTok style stars, D.I.Y. designers and vintage fanatics.

#content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #lower-east-side-manhattan-ny, #rogue-manhattan-ny-retailer, #rogue-emma, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #thrift-shops, #your-feed-fashion

Met Gala 2022: Best and Worst Looks

The Met Gala 2022 celebrated themes of opulence, excess and fame.

#adams-eric-l, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #kardashian-kim, #met-gala, #parties-social, #your-feed-fashion

Met Gala 2022 Guide: Theme, How to Stream and More

What is the dress code? Who gets to go? How much does it cost?

#coppola-sofia, #costume-institute, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #ford-tom, #in-america-an-anthology-of-fashion-exhibit, #king-regina-1971, #lively-blake, #met-gala, #metropolitan-museum-of-art, #miranda-lin-manuel, #mosseri-adam, #museums, #parties-social, #reynolds-ryan, #wintour-anna, #your-feed-fashion

A Pink Parade at the End of the World

The rise of LoveShackFancy.

#cohen-rebecca-hessel, #content-type-personal-profile, #fans-persons, #fashion-and-apparel, #loveshackfancy-retailer, #nashville-tenn, #shopping-and-retail, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-fashion

‘What If Africa Was the Birthplace of Fashion?’

As the first “amigo” designer for Alber Elbaz’s AZ Factory, Thebe Magugu poses the question — and offers a sneak peek into the collection.

#az-factory-fashion-label, #elbaz-alber, #fashion-and-apparel, #magugu-thebe, #your-feed-fashion

The Politics of Rihanna’s Pregnancy Style

When the right to control your own body and the right to dress how you like intersect.

#black-people, #celebrities, #fashion-and-apparel, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #rihanna, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-fashion

Lizzo Makes Shapewear

The Grammy-winning singer releases her newest venture: shapewear.

#beauty-concept, #celebrities, #content-type-personal-profile, #lingerie-and-underwear, #lizzo-1988, #yitty, #your-feed-fashion

Their Job: Making Watches Look Their Best

For parts models, keeping their hands beautiful is an essential part of their routine.

#advertising-and-marketing, #hands, #models-professional, #nails-body-part, #watches-and-clocks, #wrists, #your-feed-fashion

A Model’s Refugee Story

Irina Lazareanu has a new book about her life in fashion. But it was her life before fashion that haunts her now.

#books-and-literature, #chanel-sa, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #immigration-and-emigration, #lagerfeld-karl, #lazareanu-irina, #models-professional, #romania, #runway-bird-book, #your-feed-fashion

A New Generation Changes the Oscar Red Carpet Rules

Timothée Chalamet, shirtless; Kristen Stewart in hot pants. Can we finally say goodbye to the mermaid dress and penguin suit?

#academy-awards-oscars, #fashion-and-apparel, #your-feed-fashion

‘Cleopatra’ May Be 60, but the Jewelry Never Gets Old

The Elizabeth Taylor extravaganza influenced designs for decades. Soon, a new remake may have us all wearing scarabs again.

#bulgari-spa, #burton-richard, #cleopatra-movie, #egyptian-civilization, #gadot-gal-1985, #jewels-and-jewelry, #movies, #taylor-elizabeth-1932-2011, #your-feed-fashion

The Crown Jewels You Have Never Seen

Italy’s deposed king sent the collection to a bank 75 years ago. Now, his heirs are suing for its return.

#bank-of-italy, #emanuele-filiberto-of-savoy-prince-of-venice, #jewels-and-jewelry, #rome-italy, #royal-families, #victor-emmanuel-prince-of-naples, #your-feed-fashion

Ralph Lauren’s Dream of New York

The designer’s first show since 2019 was an ode to the return of his hometown.

#fashion-and-apparel, #fifth-avenue-manhattan-ny, #lauren-ralph, #museum-of-modern-art, #new-york-fashion-week, #polo-ralph-lauren-corp, #your-feed-fashion

The Man in the Olive Green Tee

How Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky transformed the meaning of a piece of cotton.

#moscow-russia, #politics-and-government, #putin-vladimir-v, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #suits-apparel, #t-shirts-apparel, #ukraine, #uniforms, #your-feed-fashion, #zelensky-volodymyr

Campbell Addy Up Close

The photographer of the moment on what it takes to be seen.

#addy-campbell, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #feeling-seen-the-photographs-of-campbell-addy-book, #foster-care, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #peckham-london-england, #photography, #race-and-ethnicity, #your-feed-fashion

MSCHF, Brooklyn Collective Behind ‘Satan Shoes,’ Drops New Sneaker

MSCHF has designs on your feet.

#content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #mschf, #nike-inc, #shoes-and-boots, #sneakers, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #your-feed-fashion

The Miu Miu Miniskirt, as Seen at Fashion Week

A low-rise skirt by Miu Miu went viral last month. Here, three perspectives on wearing it.

#fashion-and-apparel, #minkskirts, #miu-miu-fashion-label, #paris-fashion-week, #your-feed-fashion

Balenciaga Goes Where Fashion Hasn’t Dared Go Before

In the show of the season, the brand takes on the war in Ukraine. Valentino embraces love. And Givenchy buckles down.

#balenciaga-fashion-label, #fashion-and-apparel, #givenchy, #global-warming, #gvasalia-demna, #kardashian-kim, #paris-fashion-week, #piccioli-pierpaolo, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #valentino-fashion-group-spa, #your-feed-fashion

The Brilliant Alchemy of Rick Owens

How one designer turned the tenor of the moment into beauty. Plus protective covering at Balmain and immersive surrealism at Dries Van Noten.

#balmain, #chloe-fashion-label, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #hearst-gabriela, #owens-rick, #paris-fashion-week, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #rousteing-olivier, #the-row-fashion-label, #van-noten-dries, #your-feed-fashion

Julia Fox Will Come for You

One latex-clad evening in Italy with the woman who hasn’t yet had her fill of fame.

#content-type-personal-profile, #fox-julia-1990, #milan-fashion-week, #versace-gianni-spa, #west-kanye, #your-feed-fashion

Virgil Abloh’s Last Show

At Off-White, paying homage to the late designer’s work and legacy.

#abloh-virgil, #design, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #off-white-fashion-label, #paris-fashion-week, #your-feed-fashion

The First Great Designer of 2022

Glenn Martens is no longer a niche taste.

#content-type-personal-profile, #diesel-spa, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #martens-glenn, #milan-fashion-week, #your-feed-fashion

Why the Suit Is the Shape of the Moment

At Gucci and Versace and all over Milan, the suit is making a return.

#adidas-ag, #ambush-fashion-label, #capasa-ennio, #etro-spa, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #gucci, #jil-sander-ag, #marni-group, #michele-alessandro, #milan-fashion-week, #missoni, #risso-francesco, #suits-apparel, #versace-gianni-spa, #your-feed-fashion

The Best-Kept Vintage Secret in Paris

For decades, Catherine B has been a fashion resource for celebrities and collectors alike.

#auctions, #benier-catherine, #chanel-sa, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #handbags-and-purses, #hermes-international-sa, #les-3-marches, #scarves, #shopping-and-retail, #your-feed-fashion

Yeezy Gap/Balenciaga Is Here. Is It Worth It?

What exactly are we buying, when we buy fashion? A disruptive collaboration provides one answer. There are others.

#balenciaga-fashion-label, #design, #diesel-spa, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #fendi-spa, #gap-inc, #gvasalia-demna, #jeans-apparel, #jones-kim, #luxury-goods-and-services, #martens-glenn, #milan-fashion-week, #shopping-and-retail, #t-shirts-apparel, #west-kanye, #your-feed-fashion

A New Kind of Model: Giant, Inflatable, Aggressively Sexy

Diesel took a novel approach to inclusive casting at its Milan Fashion Week show.

#diesel-spa, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #martens-glenn, #milan-italy, #milan-fashion-week, #your-feed-fashion

How Do You Say ‘Kardashian’ in Italian?

The Ferragni sisters already have millions of followers and a reality TV show. Now they’re working on their fashion empires.

#blogs-and-blogging-internet, #blonde-salad-blog, #content-type-personal-profile, #e-commerce, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #ferragni-chiara, #ferragni-valentina, #social-media, #your-feed-fashion

Children of Famous Fashion Brands Are Going Their Own Ways

Increasingly the children of the most famous brands are going their own ways.

#emilio-pucci-srl, #ermenegildo-zegna-holditalia-spa, #etro-spa, #family-business, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #italy, #luxury-goods-and-services, #marinella, #versace-gianni-spa, #your-feed-fashion

London Fashion Comes Back to Life

There was a lot to see at London Fashion Week.

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Fashion’s Favorite London Canteen

The Rocha family — Max, Simone, John and Odette — opens a restaurant.

#cafe-cecilia-london-england, #fashion-and-apparel, #london-england, #london-fashion-week, #restaurants, #rocha-john, #rocha-max, #rocha-simone, #your-feed-fashion

Watches Are Getting a Lot More Edgy

Facets or notches in bezels, those rings around timepiece dials, have been growing in popularity.

#audemars-piguet-group, #gauthier-romain, #girard-perregaux, #watches-and-clocks, #your-feed-fashion

The Real Housewives of Sustainable Fashion

Collina Strada, the young New York label with a sunny-punk aesthetic and environmentally conscious values, made a reality show that pokes fun at itself.

#collina-strada-fashion-label, #dorfman-tommy, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #movies, #new-york-fashion-week, #taymour-hillary, #the-collinas-movie, #your-feed-fashion

The Suit Is Back

At least according to the designer Peter Do. So is New York, according to Michael Kors.

#adams-eric-l, #do-peter, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #hearst-gabriela, #kors-michael, #new-york-fashion-week, #your-feed-fashion

Julia Fox and the Ultimate Revenge Dress

LaQuan Smith gets a lift from an unexpected source, and Coach channels Kurt Cobain.

#burch-tory, #coach-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #fox-julia-1990, #herrera-carolina-ltd, #new-york-fashion-week, #smith-laquan-1988, #vevers-stuart, #your-feed-fashion, #zadeh-maryam-nassir

Good Riddance to Good Taste

Shayne Oliver returns, and Eckhaus Latta celebrates a decade. New York fashion is on the move.

#eckhaus-latta, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #maxwell-brandon-1984, #new-york-fashion-week, #oliver-shayne, #proenza-schouler, #wu-jason, #your-feed-fashion

Why Streetwear Is Dead

Long live fashion. They are actually one and the same.

#abloh-virgil, #balenciaga-fashion-label, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #hypebeast-ltd, #new-york-fashion-week, #preston-heron, #streetwear, #your-feed-fashion

Nino Cerruti Gave Elegance a Good Name

The Italian designer is credited with having pioneered Italian ready-to-wear. He was also the most elegant man many people ever met.

#cerruti-fashion-label, #cerruti-nino, #content-type-personal-profile, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #italy, #suits-apparel, #your-feed-fashion

Did Your Handbag Help Destroy the Rainforest?

A recent report examines the links between fashion brands and Amazon deforestation.

#adidas-ag, #agriculture-and-farming, #amazon-jungle, #brazil, #cattle, #fashion-and-apparel, #forests-and-forestry, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #hm-hennesmauritz-ab, #leather-and-leather-goods, #lvmh-moet-hennessy-louis-vuitton-sa, #prada-spa, #stand-earth, #tapestry-inc, #your-feed-fashion

Rihanna Is Pregnant. Here’s Why the Photo Shoot Is Next-Level.

With a series of photos, Rihanna and ASAP Rocky take a modern phenomenon to a new level.

#asap-rocky, #celebrities, #diggs-miles, #fashion-and-apparel, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #knowles-beyonce, #moore-demi, #photography, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #rihanna, #social-media, #your-feed-fashion

Yves Saint Laurent at 5 French Museums

For the first time, one designer’s work is being showcased — simultaneously — at five major French museums.

#art, #couture-fashion, #dresses, #fondation-pierre-berge-yves-saint-laurent, #musee-dart-moderne-de-la-ville-de-paris, #musee-dorsay, #museums, #paris-france, #pompidou-center, #your-feed-fashion, #yves-saint-laurent

Can Hugo Boss Actually Be Cool?

The brand built by selling Wall Street suits is trying to reinvent itself for the post-office age.

#advertising-and-marketing, #fashion-and-apparel, #generation-z, #hugo-boss-ag, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #suits-apparel, #tiktok-bytedance, #your-feed-fashion

Couture For the Moment, From Schiaparelli, Chanel and Dior

The return never quite happened. So what do we wear now? Schiaparelli, Chanel and Dior grapple gorgeously with the question.

#chanel-sa, #chiuri-maria-grazia, #christian-dior-sa, #couture-fashion, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #paris-france, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #roseberry-daniel, #schiaparelli-elsa-sas, #viard-virginie, #your-feed-fashion