Whistles, Ostwald Helgason Cancel London Fashion Week Shows
A bummer twice over.
A bummer twice over.
We'll take one of everything, please.
Wear your love for pups on your sleeve this season. Literally.
A chance to meet Raf Simons, Nicolas Ghesquière and Anna Wintour in one fell swoop? Indeed, Wednesday night was a bit of a fairytale for the 30 young designers selected to compete in the first-ever LVMH Prize, a grant that includes 300,000 euros as well as a year's worth of business support from the luxury conglomerate.
The luxury conglomerate received 1,221 applications from all over the world, and aside from finalists hailing from the fashion capitals of London, New York, Paris and Milan, designers from Russia, Ukraine, Nigeria, Korea and the Netherlands also made the cut.
There's currently a 100% chance of snow in New York City, meaning there is a 100% your gorgeous new Chloe coat isn't going to keep you warm. Luckily, we scoured the internet a put together a schedule of over 80 amazing shows you can stream to your computer right in the comfort of your own home...and in flannel pajamas.
Whether you're a fan of cheeky phrases or 19th century French literature, there's likely a sweatshirt out there that perfectly matches your personality.
A common observation following a runway show is, "That was styled really well." In some cases, the styling can make or break a collection, which is
New show reviews and galleries are in! Check out Louise Goldin, Monique Lhuillier, and Ostwald Helgason.
We're right in the thick of fashion week and we aren't slowing down anytime soon. Catch up on Rachel Antonoff's fun and quirky presentation, Ostwald Helgason's bright and happy colors, and BOY by Band of Outsider's Hunger Games inspired spring collection.
You could call 2010 the year of concept-driven online retailers. It seems like every other week, a new e-commerce site or social networking platform pops up on the interwebs. But if you thought every possible permutation of fashion/tech start-up had launched by now, think again. A new one called Fabricly soft launched last week and sure, some parts of it sound familiar--like selling only exclusives from a curated selection of emerging designers and adding editorial content (Of a Kind), allowing users to give feedback (Desquval and others), and being an overall platform to boost the careers of young designers who wouldn’t otherwise have the resources (FashionStake, Style Trek, and FarFetch). But Fabricly has one pretty major component that none of these other sites have: They provide start-to-finish support for emerging designers, including sample-making, sourcing, production, and if desired, additional wholesale assistance, all with the additional benefit of Fabricly's full marketing and public relations resources. And all at no cost to the designer.