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Designer Westwood stages London fashion fracking protest

Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood brought models off the catwalk and onto the streets of London in an anti-fracking protest on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource: interaksyon interaksyonFeb 19th, 2018

Arts & Leisure: Punk memorabilia torched in fortieth anniversary statement

LONDON -- The son of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren and fashion designer Vivienne Westwood torched a wealth of punk memorabilia on Saturday in protest at official plans to celebrate the movement's 40th anniversary......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 27th, 2016

Britain s Queen Elizabeth II makes surprise visit to London Fashion Week

LONDON, United Kingdom – Queen Elizabeth II and fashion matriarch Anna Wintour sat side-by-side on the front row of the catwalk on Tuesday, February 20, as the British ruler paid her first visit to London Fashion Week.  The Queen watched a show by young British designer Richard ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

London museum to honor fashion giant Azzedine Alaia with 2018 show

LONDON — French-Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaia will be honored by London’s Design Museum with a major exhibition next year following his death on Nov. 18 at the age of 77. Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier will run from May 10 to Oct. 7, showcasing more than 60 pieces personally selected by the iconic designer. “Azzedine […] The post London museum to honor fashion giant Azzedine Alaia with 2018 show appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 17th, 2017

Filipino designer John Herrera shows collection at the London Fashion Week 2016

Filipino designer John Herrera shows collection at the London Fashion Week 2016.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsSep 21st, 2016

Back from therapy, Kanye announces two albums

NEW YORK, USA – Kanye West, the once-omnipresent rap superstar who vanished a year and a half ago amid a purported mental breakdown, on Thursday re-emerged to announce not one but two albums. The 40-year-old rapper and fashion designer who has likened himself to Michelangelo tweeted that he will release a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

WATCH: The New Teaser of Alexander McQueen’s Documentary

The life of another fashion designer is being turned into a documentary and we can't wait to see it. McQueen is going to be a "visual masterpiece" about the life of Alexander McQueen. It was directed by Ian Bonhte and produced by Peter Ettedgui. According to Nylon, the two "explored the brilliant life of the designer, who suffered from anxiety and depression, up until he took his own life in 2010." The documentary will include interviews with friends and family of the designer that will give an in-depth look on his personal life. McQueen is set to premiere on April 22 at the Tribeca Film Festival but until then, you can watch the 30-second teaser below and let us know what you...Keep on reading: WATCH: The New Teaser of Alexander McQueen’s Documentary.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

The offbeat look of tentacles, anemones, and diving suits

THE FIRST time this writer heard of designer Krizia Jimenez, she was showing off her outfits at the Manila Fashion Festival early in 2017, one of several participants in the graduation show of the School of Fashion and the Arts (SoFA). In the span of a year, Ms. Jimenez has reached a far-off runway in […] The post The offbeat look of tentacles, anemones, and diving suits appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

Fashion from the Great White North

VANCOUVER — or Canada, in general — is not exactly well known for fashion, save perhaps for the fact that designer Jason Wu grew up there, but scratch the surface of the cooler land up north and one can discover the frothing sea of diversity and culture bubbling beneath the city’s polite, polished surface. Vancouver […] The post Fashion from the Great White North appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

Fashion label dies with us, say Dolce and Gabbana

MILAN — Italian fashion icons Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana said last week that their famed Dolce & Gabbana label would die with them. “Once we’re dead, we’re dead. I don’t want a Japanese designer to start designing Dolce & Gabbana,” Gabbana, 55, said in an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. The veteran […] The post Fashion label dies with us, say Dolce and Gabbana appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

Duterte supporters protest VP Robredo s presence at London school

A pack of Filipinos gathered outside the London School of Economics campus in the UK on Friday to protest the presence of Vice President Leni Robredo at the school. Source link link: Duterte supporters protest VP Robredo's presence at London school.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Protest action mars Robredo speaking engagement in London, video shows

A group of protesters convened in front of the United Kingdom's London School of Economics (LSE) on Friday where Vice President Leni Robredo was scheduled to deliver a message about poverty and role of politics in economic growth. Before the event started, several indignant Filipinos based in UK gathered in front of the main LSE building carrying placards and posters denouncing Robredo's presence in the school. The protesters were shouting "fake VP," while some of them even called on her to step down. "No to Leni, fake VP... Resign!" the rallyists continuously chanted as they displayed messages "No to cheating, no to fake VP." On social media, netizens were even furious a...Keep on reading: Protest action mars Robredo speaking engagement in London, video shows.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Virgil Abloh takes over Louis Vuitton menswear

PARIS, France – American designer and celebrity DJ Virgil Abloh is taking over at Louis Vuitton, the brand said Monday, March 26 in a dramatic shake-up at the top of men's fashion. The appointment of rap star Kanye West's longtime creative director to the French luxury label shows the massive ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

LVMH taps ex-Vuitton designer Kim Jones for men’s collection at Dior

PARIS — French fashion house Christian Dior said last week that Kim Jones, formerly of Louis Vuitton, would replace Kris Van Assche as its menswear designer, as parent LVMH seeks to revamp some of its biggest brands with new appointments. Jones designed men’s collections at Vuitton for seven years and developed a hit collaboration in […] The post LVMH taps ex-Vuitton designer Kim Jones for men’s collection at Dior appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

Head designer at French fashion house Lanvin leaves

PARIS — Lanvin designer Olivier Lapidus is leaving the French fashion house with immediate effect as part of a management shake-up, the firm said on Thursday. Lapidus’ departure comes a month after Chinese conglomerate Fosun became the majority shareholder in Lanvin, France’s oldest surviving couture label which has been facing financial difficulties. Lanvin Chief Executive […] The post Head designer at French fashion house Lanvin leaves appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

Romance by Rosa Clara

SPANISH ready-to-wear wedding gown designer Rosa Clara gave life to every bride’s fantasy in a show last Friday, showing off her brand’s 2018 collection. The designer herself was in the Philippines for the fashion show which was held at The Peninsula Manila. As the theme from The Pink Panther played at the start of the […] The post Romance by Rosa Clara appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

Versace and Furla join designer labels ditching fur

MILAN — Italian fashion house Versace and handbag and accessories maker Furla said they would stop using real fur in their creations, joining a growing list of luxury labels turning their backs on the fur industry. Fashion houses around the world are bowing to pressure and using alternatives to real fur amid pressure from animal […] The post Versace and Furla join designer labels ditching fur appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Who will get the nod to design Meghan Markle’s dress for her royal wedding with Prince Harry?

LONDON — For the fashion world, when American actress Meghan Markle joins the British royal family in less than two months’ time when she marries Prince Harry, there is only one issue that matters — who will design her wedding gown? British newspapers have been rife with rumors that she has chosen the dress and […] The post Who will get the nod to design Meghan Markle’s dress for her royal wedding with Prince Harry? appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Versace Is Going Fur-Free, But When?

The latest designer brand joining the fur-free movement is Versace. It's following the footsteps of Gucci and Giorgio Armani who've made the same pledge in the past. But hold your applause because we have a few questions. In an interview with1843, Donatella Versace said, "Fur? I am out of that. I don't want to kill animals to make fashion. It doesn't feel right." Versace is known for using the material on their pieces ever since Gianni Versace started the brand. However,Ellepointed out that Versace hasn't pulled out their fur pieces. You can find items like a mink fur-lined coatand arabbit fur pillowon their website. There was also a fur-lined leather jacket at their recentfall...Keep on reading: Versace Is Going Fur-Free, But When?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

‘Little black dress’ designer Hubert de Givenchy, 91

PARIS — Hubert de Givenchy, the aristocratic French fashion designer famous for the “little black dress” and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner said Monday. Givenchy set the template for ladylike chic in the 1950s and 1960s, dressing everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to Jane Fonda. His longtime […] The post ‘Little black dress’ designer Hubert de Givenchy, 91 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

‘Little black dress’ designer Givenchy dies at 91

PARIS: Hubert de Givenchy, the aristocratic French fashion designer famous for the “little black dress” and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner said Monday. Givenchy set the template for ladylike chic in the 1950s and 1960s, dressing everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to Jane Fonda. His longtime partner, the former [...] The post ‘Little black dress’ designer Givenchy dies at 91 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018