Remember when Liz Hurley made fashion history at the premiere of a movie she wasn’t even in? This isn’t to say that 1994’s “Four Weddings and a Funeral” wasn’t a big deal. The film grabbed an Oscar nomination for Best Picture and become the highest-grossing British production of all time – a title it held … More FASHION AVENUE | Remember when Liz Hurley wore that dress?
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – A leading Chinese brand ambassador has quit Versace, claiming that one of the brand’s T-shirts broke Beijing’s “one China” policy. Yang Mi, an actress and singer, issued a statement announcing the termination of her contract with the luxury fashion house in response to a design which appeared to list Hong Kong … More FASHION INDUSTRY | Chinese Model Dumps Versace In T-Shirt Controversy, As Donatella Apologizes
Underwear brand Victoria’s Secret has hired Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio –the company’s first openly transgender model – Sampaio’s agent has confirmed. The Brazilian model posted an image of herself to her Instagram account on Thursday, tagging a Victoria’s Secret account in the post and using the hashtags #vspink, #campaign and #diversity. Many took the posts … More FASHION AVENUE | Victoria’s Secret Hires Valentina Sampaio, Its First Openly Transgender Model
Shanghai – H&M is bringing its fashion designer collaboration initiatives to China, and designer Angel Chen has created a 45-piece capsule with the retailer’s design team. The collection is due to hit stores in September. This marks the first time H&M has worked with a Chinese design talent in pursuit of generating buzz among the … More FASHION | H&M teams Up With Angel Chen on First China Designer Capsule
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
Amid mysterious clouds of Persian blue mist, Elie Sab fashioned up a standout couture collection Wednesday using the symbolism of China. The Lebanese designer reimagined traditional Chinese drawing through embroiders with sequins, palettes and sparkle that depicted fauna and flora; elements, the house said, that represent powerful protective spirits in Eastern legend. “Nature, through mystical … More HAUTE COUTURE FASHION WEEK | Elie Saab’s Asia
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
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
A black frock coat, hand – painted with English florals and birds, is worn with an asymmetrically slashed silk rib-kit dress and cutaway hand-painted floral ankle boots. Photographed on the runway by Sir Don McCullin at the Alexander McQueen, Haute/Couture Spring/Summer 2019 in Paris.
Emma Stone, Alicia Vikander and Lea Seydoux star in advertising images for the Capucines Twist and Dauphine handbags. Louis Vouitton is doubling – make that tripling – down on its handbag offer with a new advertising campaign starring three of its top brand ambassadors: Emma Stone, Alicia Vikander and Lea Seydoux. Lensed by Craig McDean … More Fashion Avenue| Louis Vuitton Tops Three Major Actresses For Handbag Campaign