STYLE NOTES: WIZ KHALIFA TO DEBUT UNISEX CLOTHING LINE; IMG’S FASHION CAMP

In case you missed it, Here you have it.  Wiz Khalifa’s Unisex Clothing Collection to Debut at Made L.A. After collaborating on a handful of past fashion projects, including a kidswear collection with Junk Food, Wiz Khalifa is trying is hand at a unisex clothing line, which will debut June 10 at Made L.A. Khalifa teamed up with Los Angeles-based streetwear labels 424 and Pleasures on the capsule; details, including price and the range of pieces, have not been released. Following the collection’s debut, the pieces will be available online as well as at Made L.A.’s Shop Small bazaar within … Continue reading STYLE NOTES: WIZ KHALIFA TO DEBUT UNISEX CLOTHING LINE; IMG’S FASHION CAMP

Designer Tadashi Shoji is busy expanding his fashion brand beyond red carpet gowns and evening wear

At work in his Vernon atelier, fashion designer Tadashi Shoji dons a vibrant orange Ralph Lauren cashmere sweater, navy Abercrombie & Fitch sweatpants, cow-print Galet loafers and an Apple watch, a high-low outfit that might well serve as commentary on his fashion philosophy, which emphasizes comfort and accessibility. Since launching his eponymous brand in 1982, Shoji had made a business of catering to women of all shapes and sizes, offering flattering styles from 0 petite to 24 “queen size” — the designer’s term for plus sizing. Red carpet appeal The brand’s lacy, feminine dresses and tops have made red carpet … Continue reading Designer Tadashi Shoji is busy expanding his fashion brand beyond red carpet gowns and evening wear

Gucci vs Gucci: Fashion house orders restaurant to change its name

One’s a global fashion house; the other’s a family-run bistro in northern Tuscany. But apparently Italy isn’t big enough for the two Gucci’s. The luxury fashion brand reportedly threatened legal action after a Tuscan family of four (Fabio, Barbara, Laura and Martina Gucci) opened the Gucci Bistro. The Gucci’s opened their restaurant in 2016 in Prato, a town about 25km north-west of Florence, where the Gucci fashion house has its roots. Things were going smoothly – until the family received a letter ordering them to change their ‘misleading’ name. “At first we thought they hadn’t understood, and we replied that … Continue reading Gucci vs Gucci: Fashion house orders restaurant to change its name

LVMH Confirms Launch of Multi-Brand Fashion Site

Launching in June, LVMH’s 24 Sevres will enter a fast-growing yet highly competitive luxury e-commerce space with fashion, cosmetics and luggage products from the group’s own portfolio as well as other brands. PARIS, France — LVMH is launching a multi-brand e-commerce website inspired by its exclusive Parisian department store Le Bon Marche, as the world’s biggest luxury goods group steps up the digital side of its business. The new website, named “24 Sevres” after the Rue de Sevres location of Le Bon Marche in the chic 7th arrondissement, will offer fashion, cosmetics and luggage products from LVMH’s own portfolio as … Continue reading LVMH Confirms Launch of Multi-Brand Fashion Site

Global Modeling Concepts & Sieylan Creations present Coming to America International Fashion and Business Tour 2017 | June 6th – 9th

Fresh off their inaugural Coming To America International Fashion Show and Business Tour 2016, Global Modeling Concepts, Nigeria, in collaboration withSieylan Creations, United States of America, are looking for fresh faces and striking beauties across Nigeria for the second African edition of the fashion-based platform – Coming To America International Fashion and Business Tour 2017. The 4-day extravaganza will scout Nigeria’s top models and aspiring talents to add to the pool discovered at their inaugural event in Owerri, Nigeria, in 2016.. The invitation-only evening will not only present an opportunity for celebrated and distinguished agencies to procure new talent, but … Continue reading Global Modeling Concepts & Sieylan Creations present Coming to America International Fashion and Business Tour 2017 | June 6th – 9th

Irish designers mean business at the Arthur Cox Fashion Showcase

Some of Ireland’s top designers will descend the National Concert Hall next Wednesday, May 24, as part of an event which aims to combine the worlds of business and fashion. The annual Arthur Cox Fashion Showcase themed, ‘A New Dawn’ will act as a development platform for up-and-coming Irish designers, providing them with business advice and development strategies, while also offering  networking opportunities that will assist their business growth, both here, and overseas. Now in its fifth year, the showcase will see events taking place in Dublin, London and New York. This incredible celebration of home-grown talent will be held … Continue reading Irish designers mean business at the Arthur Cox Fashion Showcase

HOT SUMMER FESTIVALS: How to Look Like You Belong

Attending a Summer Music Festival is a rite of passage this day in age, and getting a dope picture of your amazingly creative and unique one-of-a-kind outfit at the festival is even more necessary. But when everyone and their mother seems to attend festivals, and so many start off stories from the summer with ‘this one time, at Coachella’ summer music festivals have become much more about standing out, than listening in. The beats might be sick, but your outfit needs to be sicker. So the ultimate question becomes, how do you look like you belong? Some key points to … Continue reading HOT SUMMER FESTIVALS: How to Look Like You Belong

6th Annual Columbia Fashion Week

The style is out, FASHION is in! Now in its sixth year, Columbia Fashion Week (formerly Columbia Style Week) has become the city’s most anticipated summer event. Featuring five days and nights of high fashion by designers from all over the world, live entertainment, chic mixers and parties, exclusive shopping, and fashion education, the Mayor of Columbia has proclaimed June 13th – 17th Columbia’s official fashion week. This year our Title Sponsor is “The Venue on Main”, our Presenting Sponsor is “Lamar Outdoor Advertising”, our Sr. Charity Partner is “St. Lawrence Place”, our Jr. Charity Partner is “Sisters Encouraging Sisters … Continue reading 6th Annual Columbia Fashion Week

New High-End Men’s Fashion Boutique ‘The Abeyance’ Opens Downtown A new place to get really expensive clothes from Rick Owens and other fancy designers for cheap(ish).

If you’re like me, you wish you could spend all day walking up and down Broadway dressed like the morally ambiguous antagonist from a science fiction movie. If you’re like me, you also can’t afford to shell out a grand or more on the jackets designed by Rick Owens, Tomoaki Okaniwa and the like that are required to pull that look off. Well, my fellow clothing nerds, a ray of light shines through the white halls of Morgan’s Alley mall, at 515 SW Broadway.  The Abeyance, a new boutique catering to shoppers looking for high fashion menswear at comparatively affordable prices, has opened up … Continue reading New High-End Men’s Fashion Boutique ‘The Abeyance’ Opens Downtown A new place to get really expensive clothes from Rick Owens and other fancy designers for cheap(ish).