Has Catholicism Earned This “Fashion” Moment?

Back in February, Donatella Versace, Anna Wintour, and more of fashion’s elite arrived in Rome to join Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Catholic Church’s Council for Culture, in offering the media a glimpse at a selection of vestments, headdresses, and ecclesiastical accessories that will be featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibit, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” The launch of the exhibit marks the annual, celebrity-packed Met Gala. The New York Times’ reporting of the preview noted that Wintour’s red and black outfit matched the color scheme of Cardinal Ravasi’s…

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The Biggest Trend in Fashion May Be Getting Rid of Your Fashion

Cameron Silver, wearing an Alexander McQueen jacket.CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times Forget fringe and feathers; forget saying no to fur. It is possible that the biggest trend in fashion is about to become getting rid of all of your … fashion. Next week Cameron Silver — the founder of the Los Angeles vintage store Decades, famous male peacock, fashion director of H by Halston and its QVC face — will use his store and website, decadesinc.com, to sell off 400 pieces of his own wardrobe collected over the last 35 years….

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Here we go: how fashion co-opted the football scarf

 A bescarved model walks the runway at the Versace show during Milan fashion week. Photograph: Jacopo Raule/Getty Images Football scarves are making the move from Saturday afternoon fan favourite to this year’s must-have fashion accessory. At the recent autumn/winter 2018 collections, they were featured by some of the most influential brands in fashion. In Milan, Donatella Versace showed three styles in bold primary hues depicting the family brand, while fellow Italian fashion house MSGM presented five bearing the name of drinks brands and Vodka bars located in the fashion capital. In London,…

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These ugly sneakers are the height of women’s fashion

PARIS—Shall we just stop pretending? Sneakers are the only shoes that seem to rattle designers out of their torpor. They are the only shoes that have shoppers standing in line overnight like they’re on the dole and the last bit of government cheese will be gone by lunchtime. Sneakers are ground zero for collaborations. They are the sun around which streetwear — and pretty much everything else — revolves. When people talk about designer shoes, rarely are they discussing some particularly captivating mule, pump, loafer or bootie. They’re talking about…

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NYC’s And Faith Label Drops First Collection on Fashion Moves Forward

Fit Battle contestant Abi Grafals just released the debut collection of his label, And Faith, which he wore on the show. Partnering with menswear blog Fashion Moves Forward to release the collection, this initial outing channels inspiration from rock-and-roll, menswear staples, and high-end wardrobe staples. The standout item from the range is a cropped black leather jacket, constructed from heavy cow pebbled leather and noting silk lining, stitch detailing, and Riri hardware. Additional pieces include a red and black cardigan, two short-sleeve T-shirts, and a pair of denim highlighted by Riri zippers running down…

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Bermuda Fashion Festival To Start On July 8

The City of Hamilton announced that the Bermuda Fashion Festival will take place July 8 – 14th, and is set to include the Evolution Retail Show, Hair & Beauty Show, International Designer Show, Local Designer Show and Bermuda Fashion Expo. “The Festival is celebrating its 9th year as one of the most highly anticipated events on Bermuda’s social calendar. 2017 saw its departure from a summer show to a fall event,” the City said. “This was largely in part due to the busy summer season afforded to Bermuda by the activities and events…

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London hosts ‘Modest’ Fashion Week to celebrate hijabs and long hemlines – just a month after women in Iran burned headscarves in protest at Islamic dress

London Modest Fashion week kicked off this weekend, showcasing the latest styles in hijabs, abayas and long hemlines. The second installment of the two-day event, held at Victoria House, Bloomsbury, saw models parading down the runway in demure clothing – and rumoured Muslim convert Lindsay Lohan even made an appearance. Running alongside London Fashion Week the event, which charges up to £200 for tickets, features shopping, runway shows, talks and workshops – including a ‘sharia legal hub’. It comes just weeks after thousands of women in Iran, and around the world, risked imprisonment by…

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Roaring 20s To 2018: 10 Timeless Lessons To Learn From Fashion Icons

Elegance never goes out of fashion Greta Barbo in the 20s and Blake Lively now (Image Credit: welovegretagarbo and Blake Lively) With Instagram, Pinterest and more fashion blogs than we can possibly keep a track off, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to fashion advice. One might tell you the fashion rules and another might tell you to break them. We won’t pretend to be the ultimate authority on fashion – we’ll leave that to the experts. But we would like to share with you what we’ve learnt from the ultimate fashion…

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12 Style And Fashion Trends On Our Radar In 2018

Because we’re always looking to stay on top of the newest, coolest, weirdest and most interesting trends, we’ve already got our eyes on the style trends that’ll dominate fashion headlines in 2018. Though 2017 introduced us to some cool and flirty trends ― like paper bag waist pants and couch florals ― we’re eagerly awaiting what fun and fashionable things we can look forward to seeing on clothing racks in 2018. Anthropologie Berets were the “it” topper for fall runways in 2017, and it looks like it’s on the upswing for next year, too. And…

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New Business Opportunity In VR Fashion [Infographic]

Earlier this week a new virtual reality platform was announced that will be making waves in the virtual fashion market. Users will be able to take clothing that they have made in graphics software and sell them in a new marketplace for people to put on their avatars. What that means is people will be able to dress their characters inside certain computer games and environments with fashions that they buy in this new marketplace. The Opportunity The world leading Social VR platform, Sansar, is launching a fashion market for…

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