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Would you like to switch to our Latino edition? Casadei died of brain cancer at her home in Pacific Palisades. Fashion designers shiver as economic crisis hits [AP via Google News, - 04 Oct ] In the cutthroat world of fashion, a designer can quickly lose rising star status a fact that Alessandra Facchinetti knows only too well.
Huntin', shootin', fashion [Financial Times - 04 Oct ] Any brand that makes shotguns and other firearms for the world's armed forces and country sports enthusiasts may seem an unlikely choice for delicate fashion folk. But this year it was like watching Louis XIV's court gorge themselves while the rest of the country starved. Valentino to clarify designer's future after show-press [reuters. In the front row: Lefranc Ferrant and more Features gallery from the parade.
Ready-to-wear from Paris [Toronto Sun - 03 Oct ]. Next snaps up celebrity favourite fashion label Lipsy for Fashion under fire as crisis deepens [AP via Google News - 02 Oct ] Judging from the glamorous parties and store openings in Paris this week, you would be forgiven for thinking the economy is thriving prompting some observers to say the fashion industry is fiddling while Rome burns.
The most wearable clothes from the Paris catwalks [timesonline. Paris parades low-key chic [guardian. From Van Noten, a Beguiling Salute to Women [New York Times - 01 Oct ] It's a measure of fashion's enormous success over the last decade that people will pay almost anything to own certain labels, just as banks and other financial institutions found they could take greater and greater risks with the money they lent.
Such a devouring nature doesn't need taste or expertise or even a love of fashion. It just needs an appetite and a huge closet. A new geometry [International Herald Tribune - 01 Oct ] When the pillars of capitalism are toppling and the world is trying to configure a new order, is it surprising that fashion should explore a new geometry? Meanwhile, Berardi hit the right note with his kimonos while Ghesquiere went for bust.
Fashion visits the dark side in goth exhibit [bostonherald. She was talking figuratively about the idea of seasonal renewal, killing off old styles so that new ones can emerge and grow. However, a new exhibit called "Gothic: Dark Glamour" at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology takes a more literal look at how the theme of death has been carried through clothes over many years.
Milan Fashion Week [Independant. Here are five key ideas to start cultivating now, if you want to be truly fashion forward. Just be careful on those heels How Keira Knightley suffered for her art [news. For her regal role as Georgiana Spencer in The Duchess, she had to spend up to three hours a day being dressed and was forced to don such massive wigs they made her neck sore. Milan's best runway shows reflect mood of the times [LA Times, United States - 28 Sep ] With recession blues setting in, what looked freshest in Milan was timeless elegance -- and smile-inducing eye candy.
This year's fashion show and silent auction is scheduled for Sunday, Nov 09, will feature 28 local breast cancer survivors as models. Crime of fashion emergency - culprit last seen legging it A girl in gingham leggings. Not only were they gingham, they were sky blue-on-white gingham. Not only were they sky blue-on-white, they were dotted with buttery yellow sunflowers. Italian fashion and falling markets [Financial Times - 26 Sep ] Milan fashion week is in full swing but all is not well behind the gilded facade.
With markets falling, there is a danger the so-far dependable Russian and Asian buyers might choose to invest in something less ephemeral than chiffon and lace. Detroit Fashion Week begins The annual event, now in its fourth year, is a little smaller this year - with the trunk show planned for today and two other events set for next Saturday.
Last year, the event was spread over three days. In all, 10 designers, most from metro Detroit, will show their work. Agatha Ruiz de la Prada's show was restarted after 'Bruno' was removed by security. Sacha Baron Cohen is in Milan making a new film about fashion centered on his flamboyant Austrian fashionista character, Bruno, and reportedly titled "Bruno: Judge says Project Runway can't air on Lifetime [thecelebritycafe.
Bravo, one of the NBC Universal networks, had apparently aired the show first, and they were none to happy about Weinstein Co. Modern fashion should reflect the times. Italian designers put up cheerful fashion front at Milan FW [AP via Google - 26 Sep ] "Grin and bear it," seems to be the message coming off the Milan runway as Fashion Week for next summer comes to an end.
Adult nappies have hit the catwalk in a Tokyo fashion show [Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - 26 Sep ] Japan has one of the world's most rapidly aging societies, and the fashion show proved the country's nappy producers are intent on keeping the elderly clean and dry. Lo smokes up Milan [Stuff. Building fashion empires of their own [International Herald Tribune - 25 Sep ] The creation of large retail groups gives "competitive advantages, like better purchasing power, competitive credit lines and a series of aggregated services.
Jewels return to runway at Milan Fashion Week [Associated Press via Google - 25 Sep ] In general the jewelry is down to earth, with the novelty of pieces of wood used to fashion necklaces and bracelets. Ethnic jewelry of the silver-and-stones Sarah Murdoch on fashion's deadly demands on women [Daily Telegraph, Sydney - 25 Sep ] THE fashion industry had to stop ducking blame and start taking responsibility for the "unhealthy body image" promoted by underweight models, catwalk star Sarah Murdoch said yesterday.
Ms Murdoch, a long-time advocate of breast cancer research and patron of the National Breast Cancer Foundation, launched the Australian national breast cancer awareness month. Dress like a rock star [Statesman. But how many of us can truly dress like one? What is your fashion philosophy? Designers are making their final alterations. Models are strapping on their heels for their strut down the runway.
Photographers are readying their cameras to take that glamorous shot At fashion shows, in travel guides and, as of next month, back in your local bookstore as publishers try to resurrect a wandering brand. Prada Milan Fashion Week [Telegraph. Milan Fashion Week goes relaxed in stressed times [AP via Google news - 23 Sep ] There are few better weather vanes for changing times than the fashion industry, whose sensitive antennas quickly pick up on a mood and design accordingly.
Just think of the Gay Nineties, the somber s the happy day s. A similar reflection is happening for the summer of , with designers opting for relaxed styles in stressed times. The following sentences, errors of recall and lampooning are brought to you by this column's principal strategic partner: Without them, you'd be reading something much more worthwhile.
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Pop on some block heels for a seafood lunch with the family or flats for a more relaxed beach look. We are excited about the weather in Sydney at the moment. The warmer weather means its time for a wardrobe update and the 'Country Dreamer Dress' should make the cut. Pair with block heels for a sneaky sunday session with the girls.
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The "Laila Dress" is a stunning dazzling dress perfect for that special occasion! Featuring a halter V-neckline with extra long straps, wrap around appearance, low elastic back and an open split skirt. Style it with heels and a nude clutch bag. Get ready for the weekend markets wearing the 'Melony Dress' featuring a short flutter sleeve with drape neckline that ties to the side and a flare circle skirt with a shaped hemline.
This is a cute dress for a spring wedding when paired with heels or otherwise even for a casual brunch with friends. Pair this look up with boots and a some gold jewellery to Up your style game. Featuring low back, V neckline and gathered sides.
Perfect for date night girls, so show some love you yourself and make your guy appreciate what a fine thing he has. Party in style in the ''Safia Dress" featuring an off shoulder sleeve with a boned bodice design, trimmed waistline and a frill skirt. Perfect with heels for your next night out. The party dress of the season is here. We love the new 'Close To Me Dress' featuring a one shoulder design with double frill strap, padded bust and a front split detail on the skirt.
Go for a luxe look and dress it up with heels and some gold accessories. Love the silky look? Get on board with the 'Maxine Dress' featuring a simple slip design with tie up shoulder straps. Pair with heels and a shoulder bag for an evening dinner and drinks.
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