Elga Volga (Vogue Laboratory) interviews the women of her home country making local fashion history We live in unprecedented, rapidly … More
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.
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.
Fast forward to today and Elbaz’s independent case is the norm of the industry. Designers come and go in an endless game of musical chairs that deprives talents of both the means and the time to formulate a coherent vision- let alone execute it over time.
Venera Kazarova comes from the rare breed of artists that create worlds, not mere objects. A fashion designer, set designer, and artist, she uses a variety of techniques to create surrealist clothes and objects for theater and contemporary choreography
As fashion houses adapted to accommodate the digital sphere, increasing consumers’ access to fashion shows, the role of a fashion critic has inevitably changed. No longer the industry’s secrets gatekeeper, the critic had to redefine its role. Enter social media. The decline of print magazines gave birth to a brand new kind of fashion criticism prospering in the digital sphere, that of fashion bloggers and social media aficionados.
“For most of us though, London was famous for the sense of community and experimentation. In my mind, London Fashion Week is mostly this; a vibrant community where are exchanged, friendships become talent partnerships, and intercultural influences create a solid narrative, this of the city and its people”
What’s left to say here is that the format is wrong for many smaller brands and designers that do great design and tailoring-but can’t get through the digital noise or simply don’t have the resources to bring their vision to digital life. They need support as much as editors need a clear calendar to look forward to
Any cover star appearing on Vogue or Vanity Fair signifies less than the epitome of a cultural moment-and becomes part of a spectacle unfolding before the public’s eyes.
Some brands are producing photograph portfolios of their collections while others are hosting presentations in a socially distanced setting. Opulent daywear, elaborate craftsmanship, and coed collections set the tone for the season.