Moschino’s New York State of Mind
By Robin Torres
Monday night was all “New Yawk” at Moschino’s first show in the Big Apple. If the giant branded...
By Robin Torres
Monday night was all “New Yawk” at Moschino’s first show in the Big Apple. If the giant branded Metro Pass cards mailed to guests as invitations and the choice of venue hadn’t made that clear enough, the collection certainly did. Hosted on subway cars at the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn,...
Monday night was all “New Yawk” at Moschino’s first show in the Big Apple. If the giant branded Metro Pass cards mailed to guests as invitations and the choice of venue hadn’t made that clear enough, the collection certainly did. Hosted on subway cars at the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn, which took over a year of negotiation to lock in, creative director Jeremy Scott presented the...
Science Says Plastic Still Has A Place in Fashion
By Sofia Celeste
Whether or not brands have done away with virgin plastics and/or are using recycled yarns made...
By Sofia Celeste
Whether or not brands have done away with virgin plastics and/or are using recycled yarns made from old PET plastic bottles, the earth is still cluttered with such an abundance of non-biodegradable plastics, it’s thought to be enough to wrap the globe in saran wrap… not once, a few...
Whether or not brands have done away with virgin plastics and/or are using recycled yarns made from old PET plastic bottles, the earth is still cluttered with such an abundance of non-biodegradable plastics, it’s thought to be enough to wrap the globe in saran wrap… not once, a few times.“Plastics are here to stay,” said Svetlana Boriskina MIT Research Scientist and manager of the school’s...
How Sneaker Apps are Winning
By Robin Torres
At a time when there is constant talk of a looming recession, e-commerce seems to be defying the...
By Robin Torres
At a time when there is constant talk of a looming recession, e-commerce seems to be defying the idea that retail is broken. According to statistics published by Internet Retailer last month, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to $3.53 trillion in 2019 – up from $2.93 trillion in 2018...
At a time when there is constant talk of a looming recession, e-commerce seems to be defying the idea that retail is broken. According to statistics published by Internet Retailer last month, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to $3.53 trillion in 2019 – up from $2.93 trillion in 2018 – and revenues are projected to grow to $6.54 trillion by 2022.This continued growth is, in part, due...
Pitti Adds Luxury Sex Toys to Lineup
By Elisa Carassai
Pitti Uomo has announced they will be including luxury sex toys in their Unconventional section...
By Elisa Carassai
Pitti Uomo has announced they will be including luxury sex toys in their Unconventional section of their fair.The Unconventional section aims at offering a selection of fashion forward brands that range from gritty to hyper-tech, from athletic-minded to gender-free. The selection is hosted in the...
Pitti Uomo has announced they will be including luxury sex toys in their Unconventional section of their fair.The Unconventional section aims at offering a selection of fashion forward brands that range from gritty to hyper-tech, from athletic-minded to gender-free. The selection is hosted in the Archivi section of the fair and will feature set design by Milanese architecture firm, Storage...
Sustainability and Young Talent at Modaportugal
By Rebecca Voight
Without young designers and sustainability, fashion has no future. These were the take-home...
By Rebecca Voight
Without young designers and sustainability, fashion has no future. These were the take-home points from the third edition of the MODAPORTUGAL Futures conference, a summit that was focused on sustainability and dedicated to promoting fresh design talent.The event, held last week in Porto’s...
Without young designers and sustainability, fashion has no future. These were the take-home points from the third edition of the MODAPORTUGAL Futures conference, a summit that was focused on sustainability and dedicated to promoting fresh design talent.The event, held last week in Porto’s Alfândega convention center, included a competition of 29 fashion and footwear students from 13 top...
The Rubchinskiy Perspective
By Gianluca Cantaro
In the same year of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Iron...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
In the same year of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Iron Curtain, Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy and Vetements (actually headed by Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia), two of the most impactful brands in recent fashion history, and both from the former...
In the same year of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Iron Curtain, Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy and Vetements (actually headed by Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia), two of the most impactful brands in recent fashion history, and both from the former Soviet Union, unexpectedly reshuffled their successful plans to start new and challenging ventures that...
Kawakubo's Opera Debut
By NOWFASHION
Rei Kawakubo’s “Transformation and Liberation” project will finally come to life at Vienna's...
By NOWFASHION
By NOWFASHION
Rei Kawakubo’s “Transformation and Liberation” project will finally come to life at Vienna's State Opera in all its majestic, abstract splendour, Sunday, Dec. 8, in the world premiere of Virginia Woolf's Orlando.This modern-day portrayal of Orlando is a marriage of great minds: Woolf, Kawakubo...
Rei Kawakubo’s “Transformation and Liberation” project will finally come to life at Vienna's State Opera in all its majestic, abstract splendour, Sunday, Dec. 8, in the world premiere of Virginia Woolf's Orlando.This modern-day portrayal of Orlando is a marriage of great minds: Woolf, Kawakubo and composer Olga Neuwirth, one of the most forward-thinking figures in opera today and the first...
A Slow Start for Italy’s Independent Beauty Market
By Elisa Carassai
What’s happening in the Italian beauty industry? In an ever-expanding international beauty...
By Elisa Carassai
What’s happening in the Italian beauty industry? In an ever-expanding international beauty market, where new options are emerging continuously, the Italian market seems to be lacking something that is already mainstream abroad.According to a report by market research agency Mordor...
What’s happening in the Italian beauty industry? In an ever-expanding international beauty market, where new options are emerging continuously, the Italian market seems to be lacking something that is already mainstream abroad.According to a report by market research agency Mordor Intelligence, this is a result of a highly fragmented competitive landscape made up of numerous regional and...
London's First Clean Beauty Tradeshow
By Elisabeta Tudor
With the organic beauty sector on the rise, London will host the first-ever international Clean...
By Elisabeta Tudor
With the organic beauty sector on the rise, London will host the first-ever international Clean Beauty show at The Brewery event space in the city’s Barbican district.The two-day tradeshow will be held October 12th and 13th, 2020,  will gather experts and brands of the clean and organic beauty...
With the organic beauty sector on the rise, London will host the first-ever international Clean Beauty show at The Brewery event space in the city’s Barbican district.The two-day tradeshow will be held October 12th and 13th, 2020,  will gather experts and brands of the clean and organic beauty sector and feature facial skincare, bodycare, haircare, and makeup brands that work with sustainably...
Why Fashion Needs Cultural Cred
By Elisabeta Tudor
The way brands connect with their customers — established and potential ones — has changed...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
The way brands connect with their customers — established and potential ones — has changed drastically over the years and has redefined the way luxury and fashion brands interact with society as a whole.“Cultural cred is intangible. It transcends geography and demographics and isn’t created by...
The way brands connect with their customers — established and potential ones — has changed drastically over the years and has redefined the way luxury and fashion brands interact with society as a whole.“Cultural cred is intangible. It transcends geography and demographics and isn’t created by one group alone. It’s ambiguous and imbued with nuance, making it hard to define and put into...
Dover Street Market's 15 Years of Innovation
By Elisa Carassai
Can brick and mortar survive in the age of online shopping? As many shops and concept stores shut...
By Elisa Carassai
Can brick and mortar survive in the age of online shopping? As many shops and concept stores shut their doors, once again, Dover Street Market, the brainchild of Comme Des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo, stands out by celebrating its 15th anniversary.The concept store, which initially opened in...
Can brick and mortar survive in the age of online shopping? As many shops and concept stores shut their doors, once again, Dover Street Market, the brainchild of Comme Des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo, stands out by celebrating its 15th anniversary.The concept store, which initially opened in September 2004, on Dover Street in London's Mayfair district, was open for almost twelve years, until...
The Suit That Will Get Us to Mars
By Sofia Celeste
Getting the first human to Mars in the 2030s hinges more on the relationship between science and...
By Sofia Celeste
Getting the first human to Mars in the 2030s hinges more on the relationship between science and the textiles industry than one might think.“We will have people on the moon, hopefully by the mid 2020s. I hope we don’t get stuck on the Moon. I hope we can push further and get people to Mars....
Getting the first human to Mars in the 2030s hinges more on the relationship between science and the textiles industry than one might think.“We will have people on the moon, hopefully by the mid 2020s. I hope we don’t get stuck on the Moon. I hope we can push further and get people to Mars. That’s my job,” said Dr. Dava Newman, the former Deputy Administrator of NASA and a leading MIT Professor...
Italy’s Fashion Chamber Promotes Inclusion
By Elisa Carassai
Italy’s Camera Nazionale Della Moda outlined the path towards diversity across the industry and...
By Elisa Carassai
Italy’s Camera Nazionale Della Moda outlined the path towards diversity across the industry and how inclusion can be implemented throughout the fashion system, at a summit Tuesday, held at Milan’s historic Gerolamo children’s theater.Named “Including Diversity” the event coincided with World...
Italy’s Camera Nazionale Della Moda outlined the path towards diversity across the industry and how inclusion can be implemented throughout the fashion system, at a summit Tuesday, held at Milan’s historic Gerolamo children’s theater.Named “Including Diversity” the event coincided with World Disability Day, in an attempt to further underscore the chamber’s commitment, paving the way for a more...
Rankin on the Environment and Social Ills
By Robin Torres
British photographer John Rankin is one of the most distinguishable and prolific pop culture...
By Robin Torres
British photographer John Rankin is one of the most distinguishable and prolific pop culture photographers of his generation. Yet, what perhaps truly sets his career apart from that of his contemporaries is his activism and the way he documents socio-political issues.Earlier this year, shortly...
British photographer John Rankin is one of the most distinguishable and prolific pop culture photographers of his generation. Yet, what perhaps truly sets his career apart from that of his contemporaries is his activism and the way he documents socio-political issues.Earlier this year, shortly after collaborating with Phil Ropy for the Surfrider Foundation, a grassroots non-profit environmental...
Gucci Grows Chinese Community With Tencent
By Sofia Celeste
Gucci is taking major strides to drive its business among Chinese consumers and engage them by...
By Sofia Celeste
Gucci is taking major strides to drive its business among Chinese consumers and engage them by creating a digital community. On Monday, the Italian luxury goods maker announced a joint business partnership with Chinese internet goliath Tencent, to, in large part, innovate across Tencent’s unique...
Gucci is taking major strides to drive its business among Chinese consumers and engage them by creating a digital community. On Monday, the Italian luxury goods maker announced a joint business partnership with Chinese internet goliath Tencent, to, in large part, innovate across Tencent’s unique digital ecosystem and resonate even more among Chinese consumers.The news follows a report released...