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Saint Laurent welcome Anthony Vaccarello as Creative Director

On Friday last it was confirmed that Hedi Slimane, now former Saint Laurent C.D, was leaving the company effective immediately. Kering, the company who own the fashion house, stated the French born designer’s contract would not be renewed. As the news broke the other day, it emerged that taking the leading role would be none other than Anthony Vaccarello (pictured above) which ...

My Take On Fashion’s New IT Brand

Fashion month came to a very tumultuous and rather nostalgic end in Paris, fashion month was undoubtedly dominated by the talk of a “new system” on the horizon, spearheaded by fashion’s new poster boy Demna Gvasalia. Demna is the creative director of fashion’s breakthrough brand Vetements which seems to be taking the world of fashion by storm, from the extreme elite to ...

Spring Fashion: How to Transition your Wardrobe from Winter to Spring

Spring has officially arrived, so it’s time to say goodbye to your heavy winter clothing and transition your wardrobe to the new season. Check out these easy tips on how to update your style for spring. Get ready to gradually swap dark shades for brighter hues. You can start adding a pop of colour to your outfits trying on some colourful ...

Hedi Slimane is Leaving Saint Laurent

After the rumours going around since last year, it was announced on Friday morning that Hedi Slimane is leaving Saint Laurent after four years.



After seven years at Dior Homme, the French-born fashion designer and photographer joined the label as creative director in March 2012 and started a 'revolution'; he changed the name in Saint Laurent, created unisex designs, and brought a youthful, edgy and rock-chic atmosphere to the house, making it one of the most successful and influential brands in the world.



François-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief of Kering, the luxury company that owns Saint Laurent, said in a statement: 'What Yves Saint Laurent has achieved over the past four years represents a unique chapter in the history of the house. I am very grateful to Hedi Slimane, and the whole Yves Saint Laurent team, for having set the path that the house has successfully embraced, and which will grant longevity to this legendary brand.'

The president and CEO of YSL Francesca Bellettini also commented on the n

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ASOS and H&M Launch Affordable Bridal Collections

If you are getting married this year but don’t want to spend a fortune on a wedding dress, you’ll be glad to know that some high street retailers are now offering exclusive, super affordable wedding collections. ASOS and H&M are the latest brands to join the bridal business. Earlier this month, online store ASOS debuted its first wedding collection.   ...

Sophia Webster Wins 2016 British Fashion Fund

Congratulations are in order for Sophia Webster! The British shoe designer has been announced as the winner of the seventh BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund during an event held at the Bulgari Hotel, London, on March 22. She was nominated alongside Osman, Mother of Pearl, Prism and Emilia Wickstead. The candidates had to present a business plan to explain how they ...

Armani Announces Plans to go Fur Free

Giorgio Armani has decided to go fur free, starting from Autumn/Winter 2016/17. On Tuesday, he released a statement in which announced that the Armani Group, that includes Giorgio Armani, Armani Privé, Emporio Armani, Armani Jeans and Armani Casa, ‘has made a firm commitment to abolish the use of animal fur in its collection’, adding that thanks to technological progress, now it’s ...

Charlotte Tilbury Launches Lipstick Collection for Charity

Famous makeup-artist Charlotte Tilbury is launching a new lipstick collection in partnership with the charity Women for Women International, an organisation which helps women living in countries affected by war and conflict. Brita Fernandez Schmidt, the executive director of the association, spoke to Vogue about the collaboration: ‘When Women for Women was working in Bosnia 20 years ago, where it’s ...

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

On June 6, the CFDA Fashion Awards will be held in New York, and the nominees, as well as some of the honorees, have been announced. Donna Karan will receive the Founder’s Award, while the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award and the Media Award will go respectively to Norma Kamali and Imran Amed. Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele will be ...

5 Fall/Winter 16/17 Trends from Paris Fashion Week

After 5 weeks of runway shows, fashion month has officially ended. Following New York, London and Milan, it was finally Paris’ turn to establish the trends for the Autumn/Winter 2016/17 season. Here is what we have seen on the catwalks. 1980s Fashion             Isabel Marant The ’80s are back, or at least in the fashion ...

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