CHANEL PAYS TRIBUTE TO KARL LAGERFELD, NAMES VIRGINIE VIARD AS SUCCESSOR

PARIS - Paying tribute to “a prolific creative mind with endless imagination,” the house of Chanel on Tuesday confirmed “with deep...

GREEK RESTAURANT YAYA HAS OLIVE OIL BREAD TO DIE FOR

PARIS - It all started with a soccer match. Watching the 2014 World Cup game between Colombia and Greece, Bogota-born chef Juan Arbelaez...

 
 
 

THE 11 BEST KARL LAGERFELD QUOTES OF ALL TIME

Designer Karl Lagerfeld who died this morning at 85, had a career in fashion spanning over 60 years, touching fashion houses including...

FASHION PERSONALITIES PAY TRIBUTE TO KARL LAGERFELD

PARIS - Tributes from leading fashion personalities poured in after the death of Karl Lagerfeld in Paris at the age of 85. Alain Wertheimer,...

 
 
 

KARL LAGERFELD DIES IN PARIS

PARIS - Karl Lagerfeld, one of the most prolific, admired and multi-talented fashion figures of the modern age, has died in Paris,...

SWISS WATCH EXPORTS INCH UP 0.2% IN JANUARY

PARIS - Exports of Swiss watches edged up a slight 0.2 percent in January, the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry said Tuesday,...

 
 
 

EYES ON UKRAINIAN OUTERWEAR ‘OCHI'

Best known for its top-selling yellow trenchcoat and with its latest collection to be stocked by Net-a-porter, Ochi outerwear is setting...

ANALYSTS: RETAILERS NEED STEADY CASH FLOW, STRONG ‘OMNICHANNEL' STRATEGY

Following disappointing retail sales for the 2018 holiday shopping season, analysts are now looking for other speed bumps that might...

 
 
 

ON STAFF: DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION CHIEFS - THE HOT NEW FASHION ACCESSORY

When an H&M image on its web site showing a black boy wearing a hoodie with the phrase “coolest monkey in the jungle” sparked global...

BULGARI CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF B.ZERO1

MILAN - Just as the Colosseum is a symbol of Rome, Bulgari's B.zero1 ring, inspired by the storied amphitheater, has become a staple...

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE: LUCIANO BENETTON, JEAN-CHARLES DE CASTELBAJAC ON FIRST MILAN RUNWAY SHOW, BRAND'S FUTURE

MILAN - Jean-Charles de Castelbajac may very well be the only designer that dressed a saint. Pope John Paul II in 1997 wore a rainbow-striped...

ELITE WORLD TO LAUNCH FASHION BRAND

MILAN - Elite World will in May launch a fashion division and a brand of urban streetwear pieces inspired by the “model-off-duty” and...

 
 
 

CALVIN KLEIN UNFURLS SPRING MYCALVINS CAMPAIGN DUBBED ‘OUR NOW'

Calvin Klein is switching on its new “digital-first” strategy to boost its jeans and underwear business this spring. “Our Now” is the...

MARCO DE VINCENZO ATTRACTS NEW INVESTMENT

MILAN - Marco de Vincenzo has a new minority investor. Marco Panzeri has acquired 35 percent of the luxury label through MMGP Srl,...

 
 
 

BURLINGTON'S TOM KINGSBURY TO BE A FATHER OF THE YEAR

Tom Kingsbury is going to be recognized for something other than his retail skills. The president, chief executive officer and chairman...

THE OUTSIDE VIEW: HAS AN OBSESSION WITH SPEED AND CELEBRITY KILLED THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR?

In the not too distant past, if you were to have asked the chief executive officer of a luxury fashion brand how long it would take...

 
 
 

SPORTMAX, MARCOLIN INK FIVE-YEAR EYEWEAR LICENSE

MILAN - Max Mara's sister label Sportmax has signed a five-year licensing agreement with Italian eyewear manufacturer Marcolin for...

EXCLUSIVE: INDITEX TO LAUNCH PULL & AMP; BEAR IN THE U.S

PARIS - Capitalizing on its digital prowess, Zara-owner Inditex is bringing Pull & Bear to the U.S., launching the youthful, fast-fashion...

 
 
 

EMILIA WICKSTEAD RTW FALL 2019

Emilia Wickstead immersed herself in “The Godfather” trilogy, enchanted by the quintessentially Southern Italian charm and refinement...

EXCLUSIVE: ITALIAN GRAZIA LAUNCHES COLLECTIBLE ISSUE LOOKING AT THE FUTURE

As the fast-paced digital world is swallowing traditional media, the Italian edition of weekly publication Grazia is launching its...

 
 
 



The ultimate Karl Lagerfeld quotes

The ultimate Karl Lagerfeld quotes

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Christopher Kane: Ready-To-Wear AW19

Christopher Kane: Ready-To-Wear AW19

A Looner is someone who is sexually aroused by balloons. There are dedicated websites and online communities places where long necks are prized and you're either a popper or a... Read more ...

Fashion mourns death of the Kaiser Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion mourns death of the Kaiser Karl Lagerfeld

Superstar designer Karl Lagerfeld died at the age of 85 on Tuesday, his fashion label Chanel confirmed. The announcement came just a month after the man known as the "Kaiser... Read more ...

Every Must-See Street Style Look from London Fashion Week 2019

Every Must-See Street Style Look from London Fashion Week 2019

One of my favorite parts of any fashion week is getting to see the outfits people wear to the shows, and the British really nailed the street style game this year, perhaps even... Read more ...

New York City is banning discrimination based on hair

New York City is banning discrimination based on hair

This week, New York City Commission on Human Rights will add new guidelines that protect individuals from being targeted based on their hair in schools, work, and public spaces... Read more ...

Homegrown heavyweights shine at London Fashion Week

Homegrown heavyweights shine at London Fashion Week

The dreamlike elegance of Roksanda, earthy shades of JW Anderson and a rubber-inspired collection from Christopher Kane were among the highlights of the fourth day of London... Read more ...

Baptiste Zysman Rocks Reserved Spring '19 Denim Collection

Baptiste Zysman Rocks Reserved Spring '19 Denim Collection

Reserved creates a retro mood with its spring-summer 2019 denim lookbook. The fashion brand enlists model Baptiste Zysman to front the outing. Sporting denim and other... Read more ...

LFW: Adidas Originals x Ji Won Choi

LFW: Adidas Originals x Ji Won Choi

Sportswear giant Adidas Originals brought colour to London Fashion Week to unveil its debut collaboration with New York-based designer, Ji Won Choi, an emerging designer who... Read more ...

LVMH sets new standard for crocodile farms

LVMH sets new standard for crocodile farms

LVMH has launched the first standard for responsible crocodile leather sourcing across three pilot farms. Read more ...

Off-White™ Goes Functional With Its New Climbing Keychain

Off-White™ Goes Functional With Its New Climbing Keychain

After delivering an array of industrial-themed jewelry , Off-White™ recently went functional with its new Climbing Keychain. Part of its expansive Spring/Summer 2019 collection... Read more ...