With her London-cool attitude and love of vintage design, Leena Similu is bringing a fresh take on luxury shirting. As former head designer at Stella McCartney and Jil Sander, as well as her own London-based label Les Chiffoniers (known for its leather leggings worn by countless celebrities including Kate Moss and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley), [...]
We examine three movies at the prestigious Seattle International Film Festival, including one about specialists who hand-make clothing details in Paris.
Highlights and commentary from yesterday’s Paris Fashion Week runway shows: Cedric Charlier goes graphic with both soft and bold hues, modern updates and sleek lines. The Belgian designer put smart and streamlined looks center stage while giving an inspirational nod to the traditional school uniform in pleated skirts and turtlenecks.
Highlights and commentary from yesterday’s Milan Fashion Week runway shows: Etro combines bourgeois formality with lavish, tapestry-inspired looks. The Italian fashion house known for its artistic textiles didn’t fail to deliver with geometric 70s prints in rich, earthy tones and sumptuous fabrications.
Highlights and commentary from yesterday’s Milan Fashion Week runway shows: In a dramatic departure from years past, Gucci gets bookish with librarian chic and pared-down nostalgic looks from the brand’s new creative director, Alessandro Michele.
Whether it’s Lady Gaga or Iris Apfel, some of our favorite icons have rocked Alexis Bittar. Now, in a unique collaboration, the provocative designer is featuring a special selection of limited-edition editorial pieces from his collections over the years. From a crystal mask designed for Gaga to a Deco-inspired bib [...]