In 1947, Harper’s Bazaar’s Editor-in-Chief Carmel Snow famously dubbed Christian Dior’s collection the “New Look”. And while it was Dior’s…
“If the number of shows on the schedule is any indication that the future of Couture is all but cemented, the question we should be asking in the future is, “Why does this collection need to be Couture?”
Coolness doesn’t have a past; it rather operates in a perennial future. In that sense, heritage brands seem to have taken a route that guarantees sales through doing what the others are also doing. Those street style-savvy aesthetics can be Dior, Louis Vuitton, Off –White, anything. Their past cultural references mean nothing to a generation of clients that are both very young to remember and very uninterested to learn.
Sometimes you need to go far, way further from your comfort zone to fulfill your wildest dreams. For Ukrainian model…
The idea of mixing local couture-like craftsmanship techniques with the properties of modern sportswear is an intriguing one. Still, every great concept requires a brilliant execution. Chiuri delivered clean-cut, minimal active wear interrupted by deconstructed Bar jackets and some sweats with prints loosely related to modern Greek art.
Elga Volga (Vogue Laboratory) interviews the women of her home country making local fashion history We live in unprecedented, rapidly…
Now, with the Netflix series Halston telling his story, Halston’s name is being reintroduced to Generation Z through the performance of Ewan McGregor. directed by Daniel Minahan-and produced by Ryan Murphy, Still, as often happens with biopics, Halston’s family didn’t seem to agree or approve the miniseries. In fact, Lesley Frowick, Halston’s niece and chief executive of his archives, released a statement complaining that the series was “an inaccurate, fictionalized account” of her uncle’s life.
This kind of messaging blurs the line between advertising and editorial content to the point where there really isn’t any distinction between the two. Furthermore, it enforces archaic patriarchal stereotypes.
Noonouri is not your typical 19-year-old girl. She has over 200,000 Instagram followers, already boasts collaborations with the biggest fashion brands and she enviably lives in Paris. And while her dreams and ambitions cannot be more real, she hardly is; she only exists in the virtual world.She is a virtual influencer.
The list of references spanned from pop sensitivity (thus the Britney Spears closing song) to a refined version of mod styles along with punkish details.