LONDON, United Kingdom — “Fashion immediacy.” “See now, buy now.”

LONDON, United Kingdom — “Fashion immediacy.” “See now, buy now.” “Instant fashion.” Whatever you call it, the concept of presenting a designer collection that can be purchased — and delivered — immediately after its runway debut was once heralded as the high fashion’s antidote to sweeping disruption. For years, the traditional designer fashion model has been under attack from a variety of players, including “cheap chic” fast-fashion behemoths delivering on-the-nose trends at record speed; contemporary brands fusing luxury-like image and customer service with slick back-end operations and lower price points;…

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London Fashion Week: Vivienne Westwood Brings To Ramp The Best of Unisex Fashion

Men and women are sashaying down catwalks together at London Fashion Week, in a shake-up of tradition backed by celebrated designers including Vivienne Westwood. The 75-year-old style icon is no stranger to challenging fashion formats – turning a 2015 London show into an anti-austerity and climate change march – and deemed her latest move a response to the unisex reality of fashion. “My very first fashion shows were always men and women. It’s particularly unisex now because this time you’ve got lots of men in dresses. “You’ve seen women for…

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Richard Nicoll: London fashion figures pay tribute to designer after death at 39

Leading figures from the world of fashion today paid tribute to designer Richard Nicoll after he died aged just 39. The chief executive of the British Fashion Council said they were deeply saddened and paid tribute to the “wonderful, kind-hearted and talented” London-born designer. Mr Nicoll grew up in Australia but returned to London to study at Central Saint Martin’s. He worked for the likes of Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs as well as designing a bridal range for top high street retailer Topshop. Tributes: The fashion world have called…

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Former X Factor star Chloe Paige takes a tumble at London Lifestyle Awards

Chloe Paige took a major tumble at the London Lifestyle Awards last night. The former X Factor babe lost her footing as she was being guided by two male pals. Thankfully, Chloe missed face-planting the floor as her friends kept her steady and helped her avoid complete disaster. She didn’t appear to be embarrassed by the mishap however, and seemed to laugh it off as she got herself steady. The singer showed off her figure in a glamorous blue gown that flashed her bronzed, toned legs. It follows claims by…

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Inked body art takes center stage at London Tattoo Convention

Body artwork took center stage at the International London Tattoo Convention on Friday, where fans displayed all sorts of colorful and intricate inked creations. More than 400 international tattoo artists will be practicing their skills in public during the three-day event, which also features entertainers and rock bands taking to the stage. Organizers expect some 20,000 people to visit the convention. [Source:-Reuters]

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