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Whistles Debuts Bridal Collection

After ASOS and H&M, another high-street retailer is venturing into bridal wear. Whistles is set to launch its very first bridal collection in February 2017. It will include dresses and jumpsuits in classic and modern silhouettes, made of beautiful fabrics such as lace and organza. The 7-piece line will be available both online and at the label’s flagship store in London, ...

Autumn Fashion: 5 Key Trends to Try This Season

Fashion week is upon us and designers are ready to present their new collections, bringing some big changes to the fashion world. At New York Fashion Week, for example, alongside the Spring/Summer 2017 shows we’ll be able to see capsule collections immediately available to purchase and the famous ‘see now, buy now’ trend, with a new format created specially for ...

#Giuseppe x Jennifer: Giuseppe Zanotti and Jennifer Lopez Collaborate on Shoe Collection

Giuseppe Zanotti and Jennifer Lopez are collaborating on a capsule collection, called Giuseppe for Jennifer Lopez. The 47-year old singer will create a special line with the Italian luxury shoe and fashion designer, which will include embellished wedge sneakers, crystal-encrusted open-toe booties, snakeskin gladiators and two handbags, all in pastel, grey and beige hues. The collection is set to launch ...

2016 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund : Meet The Finalists

The 2016 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists have been selected.

The fund aims to support emerging talents in America and will see 10 young designers compete for a prize of $400,000 plus mentorship from the fashion industry and Vogue editors, while two runners-up will take home $150,000 each.

The finalists have been announced this past Wednesday by Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, who won the inaugural Fashion Fund in 2004, at the Proenza Schouler store in Soho, New York.



Over the next months, the designers will create new collections and participate in special challenges, ending with a fashion show in October at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles. The winner will be announced on November 7 at a gala dinner in New York. The selection committee includes Neiman Marcus' Ken Downing, J.Crew's Jenna Lyons, Anna Wintour and Diane von Furstenberg.

'The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund helps designers develop and grow their businesses trough mentoring and financial support,' said Steven Kolb, President and CEO of the CFDA

2016 BET Awards: Highlights and Red Carpet Fashion

It was a night of celebrations at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson hosted the 2016 BET Awards. The show kicked off with a surprising appearance by Beyoncé performing ‘Freedom‘ with Kendrick Lamar. The ceremony then went on honouring the African-American community. Drake was one of the big winners of the night, taking home Best ...

Qatari Investment Fund Acquires Balmain

After the rumours circulating these past months, it has finally been confirmed that French fashion house Balmain has been sold to Mayhoola, the investment fund supported by the Emir of Qatar. Founded in 1945 by designer Pierre Balmain, the label has had some financial problems over the years. But thanks to former CEO Alain Hivelin, who passed away in 2014, and Olivier Rousteing, creative ...

Summer Fashion 2016: 5 Trends For Women To Try Now

As the days get warmer and the sun shines bright in the sky, we can finally feel summer coming! And what could be better than shopping for some new summer clothes? Get ready to update your wardrobe with these 5 trends we will be wearing this season.   Slip Dress The lingerie/pyjama dressing trend has been a favourite on the ...

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016: The Winners and The Fashion

On Monday night, the prestigious CFDA Fashion Awards took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. One of the biggest events for the fashion world, important names and contributors, from designers to A-listers, gathered together to celebrate the Academy Awards of the industry. Marc Jacobs won the Womenswear Designer of the Year Award, while Thom Browne took home ...

Cruise Collections 2017: The Best of Louis Vuitton, Dior and Gucci

Let’s catch up with the latest Cruise collections from Louis Vuitton, Dior and Gucci.    Louis Vuitton Following Chanel in Cuba, Louis Vuitton has also picked an exotic location for its Resort fashion show. The Niterói Contemporary Art Museum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a spaceship-like building by Oscar Niemeyer, was the perfect place to present a new athletic and futuristic Cruise Collection. And despite ...

Billboard Music Awards 2016: The Best Looks

The Billboard Music Awards were held on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The ceremony, hosted by rapper/actor Ludacris and singer Ciara, included performances by famous names of the music industry like Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Celine Dion, and a widely criticised Prince tribute by Madonna. Canadian singer and songwriter The Weeknd was the big winner ...

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