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Fashion News - Dec 2011
Duchess of Cambridge dazzles in Alexander McQueen
A showstopping black gown worn by the Duchess of Cambridge to The Sun's Military Awards last night cements the Duchess's union with the designer label - 20 Dec
Mew Make-up Range
MAC launches Iris Apfel-designed range of make-up. New Yorker and outspoken fashionista Iris Apfel, 90, has teamed up with MAC to launch a new range of make-up, on sale from January 5. Gemstone-like green, shocking pink and scarlet sit alongside no holes-barred dark grey, blue and orange. The 20-piece line is mostly named after birds. Toco Toucan features with Pink Pigeon, Diamond Dove and Scarlet Ibis. Prices range from $14 to $23 - 19 Dec
BCXSY - News
Curator Suzan Russeler of the Audex Textile Museum in Tilburg, the Netherlands, has invited BCXSY (Boaz Cohen & Sayaka Yamamoto) to design the space and graphics of her exhibition, i FABRIC. EUROPEAN TALENT. You can visit the exhibition until January 29th, 2012.
The last chance to see some of our projects in Eindhoven, the Netherlands in 2011 - FINALE at Galerie ZAND features their last exhibition for this year, including our Join screens, Balance rugs and Golden Glory #5 clock - 12 Dec
Karl Lagerfeld - Fashion Show
Chanel | Paris/Bombay | Pre-Fall 2011/2012 | Interview with Karl Lagerfeld - 11 Dec
Fashion Showroom Barcelona
A temporary space made by ex.studio that dialogues with the pieces of the fashion Spanish designers El Delgado Buill, José Castro, Josep Abril y Gori de Palma. image courtesy Patricia Meneses Fashion Showroom Barcelona - 25 Nov
Fashion Showroom Portugal
A space inspired from the bright light of Portugal, a narrow luminescence passage inspired from a particular typology of a door with an elliptic geometry from the Barrio Alto of Lisbon (an area in central Lisbon). image courtesy Patricia Meneses Fashion Showroom Portugal - 25 Nov
Milan and Paris refuse to budge
Fashion weeks catfight
Kate Middleton Vogue cover
Kate Middleton Vogue covergirl
Visit www.curvissa.co.uk for all the latest in fashion trends in plus size clothing, from evening wear to formal clothing.
Fashion Item - Dress
Super high Fashion came across this stunning laser cut leather and wool dress for £2,240.00.
Nude wool dress with a lamb’s leather front that has been laser cut into different sized polka dots by David Koma. Round neck. Short sleeves with leather trim. Curved seams and panelling in the front. Contrasting black felt wool back. Concealed double zip closure in the back. Full silk lining. Cut for a close fit. Hemline finishes above the knees. 6 Oct
Galliano succession talk drowns out drab Dior show Dior fashion show : The Guardian - 1 Oct
"Dior has to find its wild side in a post-Galliano worldPrissy collection shows fashion house needs a designer it believes in after recent controversies"
Dior Paris fashion show : Reuters - 30 Sep
"Galliano succession talk drowns out drab Dior show"
Dior designer film - 28 Sep
Fashion Pavilion - John Lewis Installation
JOHN LEWIS & GRIMSHAW ARCHITECTS JOIN FORCES TO CREATE NEW CONCEPT 'FASHION PAVILION'
John Lewis and internationally renowned architectural company Grimshaw, the creators of the world famous Eden Project, have joined forces to create a stunning 'Fashion Pavilion', a touring architectural retail installation.
Launching on the fashion floor in John Lewis Oxford Street on Monday 5th September 2011, the bold installation will house new private label designer collaborations from a host of designers including Osman Yousefzada, Clements Ribeiro and Tracey Boyd. After two months at John Lewis Oxford Street, the Pavilion will tour the UK for 18 months adding drama and inspiration to flagship John Lewis stores including Edinburgh, Cardiff and Liverpool.
Uzbekistan-based GULI to present at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for the second time.
Uzbekistan designer Gulnara Karimova will present GULI Spring/Summer 2012 collection at The Studio venue inside the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York.
On Thursday, September 15, 2011, for the second time in New York, designer Gulnara Karimova will present GULI Spring/Summer 2012 collection inside The Studio venue at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. The collection was inspired by the special co-existence of the old ethnic traditions and modern Uzbek culture.
GULI Spring/Summer 2012 collection will feature thirty looks in natural silk, organic cotton, leather embellishments, rare Uzbek fabrics such as shoi, and intricate ikat prints – all updated with contemporary shapes and cuts. Modern methods like laser cutting are artistically paired with centuries old customs like hand-made gold embroidery. Artisanal accessories, which have previously been only part of the national costume, are re-imagined by GULI to take the form of contemporary style accents. The highlight of the collection will be a one-of-a-kind wedding dress.
Gulnara Karimova of GULI is the only designer of Central Asian origin to ever show a fashion collection at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York.
GULI Spring/Summer 2012 collection show will be held at The Studio - Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center on 15 Sep at 12:00pm.
BOFFO Building Fashion
DEPESHA joins as a media sponsor for the BOFFO Building Fashion Nicola Formichetti + Gage/Clemenceau Architects’ New Retail Concept at the Intersection of Architecture and Fashion in New York.
image courtesy of Gage/Clemenceau Architects
NEW YORK (September 6, 2011)-- DEPESHA, a leading bilingual (English/Russian), limited edition global fashion and arts bookzine, joins world’s visionary forces in design and architecture as a media partner of BOFFO Building Fashion Nicola Formichetti + Gage/Clemenceau Architects’ New Retail Concept during New York Fashion Week in September 2011.
12 - 18 Sep 2011
100 design and lifestyle events
6 major Parisian districts
1 week of discovery for the design world and the general public
Paris Design Week is initiated by SAFI as a continuation of the MAISON&OBJET show, this very first general public Parisian week dedicated to design and lifestyle, launches an itinerary covering more than 100 venues from 12th to 18th September 2011: prominent exhibitions; new collection launches; round tables and debates; installations; studio visits; special venues and naturally party, party, party.
Following in the footsteps of the London, Milan, Tokyo and Moscow design weeks, Paris is getting ready for an established event of international scope, coordinating professional events and the expectations of the general public. The city will be taken over by design for a week, ideally scheduled at the start of the autumn diary of events. Under the banner of Paris Capitale de la Création, the week starts off emulating the September fashion and home shows, during the last days of the MAISON&OBJET show and ending with Heritage Days. An ideal time to unveil innovations, which will mark the year, to the numerous French and international professionals currently present in Paris.
Approximately 100,000 visitors will be present in Paris, including about 3,500 journalists from all over the world.
The itinerary, the daily programme of events: www.parisdesignweek.fr
The summer is hotting up, especially in the denim stakes. Celebrities all over the globe have been sporting the latest fashion trend, brightly coloured denim. Red jeans seem to be the most popular choice among celebrities, with fans including Cheryl Cole, Sarah Jessica Parker, Twilight's Ashley Greene and Khloe Kardashian. Rumours also indicate that Kate Middleton has purchased a pair of coloured designer jeans. Katy Perry has also been seen sporting the trend, she however deviated from the crowd and wore a pair of light pink jeans.
From 8 Jul - 9 Oct 2011, the Palace of Versailles and the Musée Galliera present an exhibition in the apartments of the Grand Trianon dedicated to the influence of the 18th century on modern fashion.
Vivienne Westwood, Karl Lagerfeld pour Chanel, Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier, Christian Lacroix, Olivier Theyskens pour Rochas, Martin Margiela, Azzedine Alaïa, Alexander McQueen pour Givenchy, Yohji Yamamoto, Thierry Mugler… all of them fantasised about the 18th century.
Between haute couture and ready-to-wear, fifty models by great designers of the 20th century dialogue with costumes and accessories from the 18th century and show how this century is quoted with constant interest. These pieces come from the archives of maisons de couture and from the Galliera’s collections.
On 6 - 9 Jul 2011 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin will stage its ninth season. The Spring/Summer 2012 collections will be presented in a tent on “Strasse des 17. Juni”, with its main entrance facing the city’s most famous landmark: Brandenburg Gate. „We are thrilled to confirm this very prestigious location for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin,“ said Peter Levy, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of IMG Fashion. „The return to Brandenburg Gate and the opportunity for growth is a great next step for fashion in Berlin. The support of the city of Berlin in providing such a premier location, shows that creativity and fashion as a cultural artifact play a big role for the German capital.“
The British Fashion Council - BFC Event
The British Fashion Council (BFC) and Ascot Racecourse today announce that they are working together to showcase a selection of emerging designers and milliners at Europe’s premier race meeting, Royal Ascot 2011, and London Fashion Week (LFW). As part of a new partnership, Ascot Racecourse will be sponsoring the BFC’s Headonism initiative – hosting a showcase opportunity during the world famous Royal Meeting and supporting Headonism in The Exhibition at LFW from September 2011. This partnership reflects the British Fashion Council’s aim to support emerging British design talent, providing an additional showcasing opportunity to an audience of racegoers from around the world.
Mercedes-Benz fashion commitment - Spring/Summer 2012 Accelerates the pulse: the key visual by Terry Richardson featuring the Mercedes-Benz Concept A-CLASS and Jessica Stam is pure seduction
The Concept A-CLASS show car embodies the vision of the next generation of Mercedes-Benz. To celebrate Mercedes-Benz’s international fashion commitment for Spring/Summer 2012, star photographer Terry Richardson has turned the spotlight on the Concept A-CLASS, creating a picture of seduction that is truly breathtaking. Top model Jessica Stam poses on the roof, lending a further dimension to the tremendous dynamism of the Concept A-CLASS. The stunning black dress with lace sleeves, a daring cut-out on the neckline and details made from feathers is a creation by Giles Deacon for Emanuel Ungaro. It also highlights the visionary use of form and the almost provocative elegance.
Rosemount Australian Fashion Week Spring Summer 2010/11 took place on 2 - 6 May 2011 against the spectacular backdrop of Circular Quay, Sydney.
Rosemount Australian Fashion Week (RAFW) is Australia’s premier fashion industry event providing a platform for designers to showcase their wholesale collections to the world’s most influential buyers and media. RAFW is the Asia Pacific’s stop on the international fashion week circuit joining Paris, Milan, New York and London.
London Fashion Week - Pre-Wimbledon Party
On the occasion of the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) annual pre-Wimbledon party and in honour of the 125th anniversary of Wimbledon, the WTA and the British Fashion Council, an organisation charged with promoting British fashion internationally, unveiled a unique partnership celebrating the strong connection between the stars of women’s tennis and the world of fashion. The aim of the WTA-British Fashion Council collaboration is to feature British designers, raise the off-court profile of the stars of women’s tennis, and further extend the link between the sport and fashion.
Through this one-of-a-kind project, a select group of WTA stars will be dressed in customised dresses, created specifically for them by such quintessentially British designers as Stella McCartney, Burberry, Westwood, Giles Deacon, Matthew Williamson, Richard Nicoll, Hussein Chalayan, and David Koma, among others. Many of the designers will be accompanying the WTA stars to the annual pre-Wimbledon party - co-hosted for the sixth year in a row by the WTA and Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group at Kensington Rooftop Gardens in London on June 16th, 2011 - and show off their creations to the global media. The dresses will be auctioned off during Wimbledon with the proceeds to be equally split between WTA charities and the British Fashion Council’s Princess of Wales Charitable Trust.
Buenos Aires, April 2011 - On March 22, 2011 the Buenos Aires city government debuted Buenos Aires Runway at the Metropolitan Design Center (CMD) located in the traditional Barracas neighborhood. Designed to showcase local designers, last month’s inaugural edition put some of the finest Argentinean styles on display for the Fall-Winter 2011 collections
. Buenos Aires Runway
Fashion World Live
Social Media Platform for Next Generation of Fashion Lovers
New York, February 2011 − Global publisher of interactive entertainment 505 Games, global fashion, entertainment, and media company IMG, and Funcom announced the pre-launch of Fashion World Live with Creative Director Pat McGrath at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. Fashion World Live is the first interactive online entertainment platform for fashion lovers and the first to fully integrate fashion brands into social media.