Paris Day 3: Maison Margiela's Minimal Revolution
By Gianluca Cantaro
What if we could restore the world and go back to the pre-computer-generated culture? What if the...
By Gianluca Cantaro
What if we could restore the world and go back to the pre-computer-generated culture? What if the overstimulation of these degenerated times could end in a decadent process that leads us to the most authentic form reaching the core and the essential? John Galliano at Maison Margiela masterfully...
What if we could restore the world and go back to the pre-computer-generated culture? What if the overstimulation of these degenerated times could end in a decadent process that leads us to the most authentic form reaching the core and the essential? John Galliano at Maison Margiela masterfully explored this territory after the technology galore of the recent artisanal collection (the couture...
Kenzo’s Trendy Memento Capsule Collection Is Already Available
By Elisabeta Tudor
Yesterday, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon put up a surprising and outstanding show in Paris for the...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Yesterday, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon put up a surprising and outstanding show in Paris for the fourth presentation of Kenzo’s Memento collections – and, as of today, this archive-inspired capsule collection is already available online and in stores worldwide. Kenzo's La Collection Memento...
Yesterday, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon put up a surprising and outstanding show in Paris for the fourth presentation of Kenzo’s Memento collections – and, as of today, this archive-inspired capsule collection is already available online and in stores worldwide. Kenzo's La Collection Memento N°4 presentation in Paris. Photo: Courtesy of Kenzo. In fact, the Kenzo show was a...
Paris Day 2: Let's Go Back to Dreaming
By Gianluca Cantaro
The feminist proclama chez Dior  continues collaborating with Italian and American artists....
By Gianluca Cantaro
The feminist proclama chez Dior  continues collaborating with Italian and American artists. Starting from the show scenography that relied on the ABCs, where maxi prints portrayed different women in the shape of a letter, created by artist Bianca Pucciarelli Menna (1931), aka Tomaso Binga, a...
The feminist proclama chez Dior  continues collaborating with Italian and American artists. Starting from the show scenography that relied on the ABCs, where maxi prints portrayed different women in the shape of a letter, created by artist Bianca Pucciarelli Menna (1931), aka Tomaso Binga, a woman that choose the masculine pseudonym as parodying the privileges reserved to men alone. Her work...
Size Does Matter and Paris Has the Proof
By Elisabeta Tudor
Keeping away from the extremes is not on the agenda this season. On the contrary, designers in...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Keeping away from the extremes is not on the agenda this season. On the contrary, designers in Paris are opting for a "less is more" or a "more is more" philosophy. Either way, not only does size matter – be it Jacquemus’ itsy-bitsy bags or Anrealage's supersized ready-to-wear – size is crucial...
Keeping away from the extremes is not on the agenda this season. On the contrary, designers in Paris are opting for a "less is more" or a "more is more" philosophy. Either way, not only does size matter – be it Jacquemus’ itsy-bitsy bags or Anrealage's supersized ready-to-wear – size is crucial when it comes to determining a designer's next must-have piece for Fall/Winter 2019.Jacquemus...
MILAN Day 6: In With the Newness
By Sofia Celeste
Ever more an international hub welcoming new buyers from far afield, Milan Fashion Week is...
By Sofia Celeste
Ever more an international hub welcoming new buyers from far afield, Milan Fashion Week is catching up with the times.Atsushi Nakashima Fall/Winter 2019 show in Milan. Photo by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION.As Italy’s top designers retire and/or their brands speak to an increasingly older...
Ever more an international hub welcoming new buyers from far afield, Milan Fashion Week is catching up with the times.Atsushi Nakashima Fall/Winter 2019 show in Milan. Photo by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION.As Italy’s top designers retire and/or their brands speak to an increasingly older demographic, Italy’s Chamber of Fashion has been hard-pressed to render the ready-to-wear shows (which has...
Paris Day 1: Reaching Maturity
By Marta Represa
The atmosphere as Paris Fashion Week kicked off on Monday afternoon was a chill one. The fashion...
By Marta Represa
The atmosphere as Paris Fashion Week kicked off on Monday afternoon was a chill one. The fashion pack has come to appreciate this first day, in which only three young designer shows take place, allowing industry insiders to unwind for a minute after Milan and properly take in Parisian life before...
The atmosphere as Paris Fashion Week kicked off on Monday afternoon was a chill one. The fashion pack has come to appreciate this first day, in which only three young designer shows take place, allowing industry insiders to unwind for a minute after Milan and properly take in Parisian life before heading to the p.m. events.rokh Fall/Winter 2019 show in Paris. Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for...
Milano Day 5: Milano is Moving On
By Gianluca Cantaro
The Dolce & Gabbana show virtually closed the Milano Fashion Week, even if the last show is...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
The Dolce & Gabbana show virtually closed the Milano Fashion Week, even if the last show is technically scheduled for Monday the 25th at 10.30 with Portuguese designer Alexandra Moura, along with the night event to celebrate the young talents and to look to the future of Italian fashion. The duo...
The Dolce & Gabbana show virtually closed the Milano Fashion Week, even if the last show is technically scheduled for Monday the 25th at 10.30 with Portuguese designer Alexandra Moura, along with the night event to celebrate the young talents and to look to the future of Italian fashion. The duo showed a long collection that showcased all their classics of timeless elegance. It was a kind of...
Fashion Strives for Diversity As Populism Spreads
By Sofia Celeste
At first blush… watching Winnie Harlow, a Jamaican Canadian model with vitiligo;...
By Sofia Celeste
At first blush… watching Winnie Harlow, a Jamaican Canadian model with vitiligo; Teddy Quinlivan, a transgender model and activist; and Stephanie Seymour, now 50, lead the runway finales during Milan fashion week… it might seem like we are living one of the most inclusive moments...
At first blush… watching Winnie Harlow, a Jamaican Canadian model with vitiligo; Teddy Quinlivan, a transgender model and activist; and Stephanie Seymour, now 50, lead the runway finales during Milan fashion week… it might seem like we are living one of the most inclusive moments in fashion’s history… One that does not discriminate against race, religion, creed, age, and,...
Milano Day 4: Defining the New Milanese Power Lady
By Gianluca Cantaro
These fashion week days are marking more and more that women are taking back a...
By Gianluca Cantaro
These fashion week days are marking more and more that women are taking back a power that, for a long time, they didn’t feel they had anymore. It seems like they are saying: “ok, the world is messed up; let us take the helm of it because you men wiped everything out.” This makes...
These fashion week days are marking more and more that women are taking back a power that, for a long time, they didn’t feel they had anymore. It seems like they are saying: “ok, the world is messed up; let us take the helm of it because you men wiped everything out.” This makes sense and seems to indicate that it will be the ladies, mothers, and householders par excellence who...
Milano Day 3: The Strength of the DNA
By Gianluca Cantaro
Daniel Lee’s debut at Bottega Veneta was one of the most awaited events of this season. The need...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Daniel Lee’s debut at Bottega Veneta was one of the most awaited events of this season. The need to regain another authoritative voice in the Milanese fashion week is stronger than ever, and this show reassured the Italian institutions. Bottega Veneta Fall/Winter 2019 show in Milan. Photo by Gio...
Daniel Lee’s debut at Bottega Veneta was one of the most awaited events of this season. The need to regain another authoritative voice in the Milanese fashion week is stronger than ever, and this show reassured the Italian institutions. Bottega Veneta Fall/Winter 2019 show in Milan. Photo by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION.The creative director of the house from Vicenza perfectly did his job for two...
Milano Day 2: The Strength and the Romance of Today
By Gianluca Cantaro
To see the models crying on the Fendi catwalk was really touching. It seems also that the...
By Gianluca Cantaro
To see the models crying on the Fendi catwalk was really touching. It seems also that the soundtrack of the show was the same one used during the shooting of the last advertising campaign, and this added feelings to feelings. As the whole world knows, Karl Lagerfeld passed away two days ago, and...
To see the models crying on the Fendi catwalk was really touching. It seems also that the soundtrack of the show was the same one used during the shooting of the last advertising campaign, and this added feelings to feelings. As the whole world knows, Karl Lagerfeld passed away two days ago, and so this show was the most awaited also because of the common sentiment that when an iconic person...
A Sensual Dance at Giada
By Sofia Celeste
With a collection that unfolded among the dusty manuscripts of Milan’s Biblioteca Braidense,...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
With a collection that unfolded among the dusty manuscripts of Milan’s Biblioteca Braidense, Giada’s Fall/Winter 2019/20 collection was an ode to the fluid choreography of painter and dancer Caroline Denervaud.  Giada Fall/Winter 2019 show in Milan. Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for...
With a collection that unfolded among the dusty manuscripts of Milan’s Biblioteca Braidense, Giada’s Fall/Winter 2019/20 collection was an ode to the fluid choreography of painter and dancer Caroline Denervaud.  Giada Fall/Winter 2019 show in Milan. Photo by Regis Colin Berthelier for NOWFASHION.Giada's creative director Gabriele Colangelo unfurled sophisticate, polished ensembles crafted with...
Former Ferré Designers Debut Albagia
By Sofia Celeste
When Gianfranco Ferré and his architected, tailored flair left the fashion scene for good, his...
By Sofia Celeste
When Gianfranco Ferré and his architected, tailored flair left the fashion scene for good, his passing left a void. Today, the last two designers to work for the brand – Stefano Citron and Federico Piaggi – are picking up the torch with Albagia, a sleek prêt-a-porter brand they founded with CEO...
When Gianfranco Ferré and his architected, tailored flair left the fashion scene for good, his passing left a void. Today, the last two designers to work for the brand – Stefano Citron and Federico Piaggi – are picking up the torch with Albagia, a sleek prêt-a-porter brand they founded with CEO Angela Stanzione. Albagia Fall/Winter 2019. Photos: Courtesy of PR.Like Ferré, both Citron and Piaggi...
What the Future (and Present) Holds for British Designers
By Marta Represa
This week has been a good one for British fashion: full of critically acclaimed collections by...
By Marta Represa
This week has been a good one for British fashion: full of critically acclaimed collections by emerging designers – Molly Goddard, Matty Bovan, and Rejina Pyo come to mind – and featuring more established brands than in past seasons – on top of Burberry, both Vivienne Westwood and Victoria...
This week has been a good one for British fashion: full of critically acclaimed collections by emerging designers – Molly Goddard, Matty Bovan, and Rejina Pyo come to mind – and featuring more established brands than in past seasons – on top of Burberry, both Vivienne Westwood and Victoria Beckham decided to show in the British capital again –, London Fashion Week had something to offer to...
Milano Day 1: Show Yourself and Seduce
By Gianluca Cantaro
Milano day one has shown the multiple personalities of the different players. Gucci has been...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Milano day one has shown the multiple personalities of the different players. Gucci has been today’s big thing. The starting point of the trip was the play of visible and invisible. In the era of social media, where the appearance went over the real substance of things, this concept reached the...
Milano day one has shown the multiple personalities of the different players. Gucci has been today’s big thing. The starting point of the trip was the play of visible and invisible. In the era of social media, where the appearance went over the real substance of things, this concept reached the point with perfect timing. Hide and seek. Tell and not tell. Fully dressed and naked. The acting life...