FASHION INDUSTRY | Kenneth Ize, The LVMH – Prize Finalist Redefining African Luxury

Keeneth Ize’s name is on everyone’s lips. The Nigerian fashion designer and finalist for this year’s prestigious LVMH Prize, whose pieces have been worn by Naomi Campbell and Donald Glover, is giving a luxury finish to local artisanal aesthetics, rendering them desirable for high-end markets both at home and abroad. As a result, Ize has … More FASHION INDUSTRY | Kenneth Ize, The LVMH – Prize Finalist Redefining African Luxury

FASHION | Dior Men’s Fall/Winter Campaign Pays Tribute To Designer’s Artistic Past

Dior is honored its namesake in its Fall/Winter 2019 men’s campaign, tapping photographer Steven Meisel to capture the couturier’s passion for art collecting. The visuals were inspired by American artist Raymond Pettibon’s studio, and juxtapose his punk-inspired pieces against Kim Jones’ utilitarian designs. “We selected some of our favorite pieces of Raymond’s work which had … More FASHION | Dior Men’s Fall/Winter Campaign Pays Tribute To Designer’s Artistic Past

Fashion Industry |Italian Court Set To Approve Sale Of Roberto Cavalli To Damac

A court is set to approve the sale of troubled Italian fashion group Roberto Cavalli to Dubai developer Damac, two sources close to the matter told to Reuters on Friday. Earlier this month Cavalli’s board had indicated Damac as the favorite bidder. Two other binding offers for the whole group had been submitted by Italy’s … More Fashion Industry |Italian Court Set To Approve Sale Of Roberto Cavalli To Damac

Fashion | Fenty Lands Stateside With a Rihanna-Hosted Launch at the Webster

If the lights of Manhattan shone a little brighter last night-especially on Green Street – it might have had something to do with the star poert of Rihanna who made it to the New York outpost of the Webster to celebrate the U.S. debut of her Fenty collection. The woman of the hour celebrated the … More Fashion | Fenty Lands Stateside With a Rihanna-Hosted Launch at the Webster

Fashion Business | Dubai’s Damac In Pole Position To Buy Roberto Cavalli: Sources

Milan, Italy, June 20, 2019 – Dubai developer Damac is in pole position to buy trouble Italian fashion group Roberto Cavalli, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. The other binding offers for the whole group have been submitted by Italy’s Diesel-owner and U.S. brand management company Bluestar Alliance, the … More Fashion Business | Dubai’s Damac In Pole Position To Buy Roberto Cavalli: Sources

Fashion Avenue |Louis Vuitton Opens Standalone West Edmonton Mall Store

French luxury brand Louis Vuitton, known particularly for its monogram canvas products, has opened a large standalone storefront at West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton. The impressive space is now the brand’s third largest unit in Canada, as Louis Vuitton continues to expand its operations further in this country. West Etmonton Mall, itself, is in the … More Fashion Avenue |Louis Vuitton Opens Standalone West Edmonton Mall Store

Fashion Avenue | Arab Luxury World 2019: Experts Gather To Learn More About Saudi Women’s Luxury Spending Habits

The lure of Saudi Arabia as a market for luxury retail was evident in the packed hall as Mathieu Yark of Choueiri Group took to the stage at the Arab Luxury World Forum on Thursday to shed light on the purchasing habits of Saudi Women consumers who go for luxury items. Based on a research … More Fashion Avenue | Arab Luxury World 2019: Experts Gather To Learn More About Saudi Women’s Luxury Spending Habits

Fashion Avenue | France Seeks To Stop Fashion Brands From Destroying Unsold Goods

The French government is pursuing a ban to stop companies from destroying unsold items, and urging brands to tackle the issue at an industry level. France is taking aim at the fashion industry’s heavy environmental footprint with a plan to stop companies from destroying unsold items, a government official said. While mass-market apparel brands often … More Fashion Avenue | France Seeks To Stop Fashion Brands From Destroying Unsold Goods

Fashion Avenue | French Fashion Group Kering Pledges To Hire Only Over – 18 Models

Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines. Kering said on Wednesday that from 2020 onwards, it would only hire models aged over 18 to represent adults and wear its … More Fashion Avenue | French Fashion Group Kering Pledges To Hire Only Over – 18 Models

Fashion Avenue | How Designers Will Be Affected By A Shorten New York Fashion Week

Tom Ford’s first act as CFDA chairman addresses longstanding calls for a shorter fashion week. The goal is to attract more international buyers and editors, and reverse an exodus of prominent designers. Starting this September for the Spring/Summer 2020 season, runway shows and presentations will last five days and five nights instead of the current … More Fashion Avenue | How Designers Will Be Affected By A Shorten New York Fashion Week