Read our latest blog post featuring a European Dandy, Florian Funk, expert in tailoring. By reading our article you will learn what to avoid at any cost when conceiving a suit, why blue has become an unavoidable colour in menswear and what are the biggest differences between the European and the American market.
Kim’s breadth and depth of experience allows her to give designers first hand tips on: how to precisely define their Instagram audience, test at no cost the features and functionalities of their website and what mistakes to avoid when launching a new product on the US market.
Discover Chanel’s new Creative Director – Karl Lagerfeld’s right-hand woman for over 30 years – how she got into fashion, how she assisted Mr. Lagerfeld by translating his vision into runway reality and what her signature style looks like.
Prepare to embark on a grand and extravagant journey into 300 years of camp culture, at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, until the September 8. “Camp: Notes on Fashion” analyses the origins of camp’s exuberant aesthetic and shows how the concept went from marginal to mainstream.
A new business idea often comes from an existing frustration which needs to be fulfilled. Following the steps of this article will allow fashion designers to evaluate, with real data, whether their business idea has a commercial potential.
Discover what Raf Simmons studied, what sparked his interest in fashion and why he worked for a couture house.
Born in Uganda to Congolese parents, Kahindo Mateene, started her label, KAHINDO, in 2009, creating statement pieces with a resort feel. Based in New York and produced in Chicago, the contemporary womenswear brand features bold colors and vibrant prints inspired by the designer’s African heritage and globe-trotting adventures.
Picture: Reze Bonna
Discover what made Iris Apfel famous, why she is so unique and also some tips on impeccable personal style.
One of the hardest challenges an emerging designer faces is to find customers and sell their collection to them. I've outlined some of my top tips on how to navigate the bewildering buying landscape, gathered from my time as a buyer.
Hikmete Morina launched her impeccably stylish workwear brand for women, HMÉTÉ, this summer in New York, after two years of research and hard work behind the scenes. The brand offers stylish, affordable and high quality clothes, exactly what Morina herself struggled to find.
While many in the fashion world will be spending the next month going from one fashion week to another, for those of us not following the pack onwards to Europe, there’s one more month to enjoy ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion And The Catholic Imagination’ at the Met (until October 8th, 2018), which brings together some of the Met’s finest medieval treasures and exquisite haute couture.
A line sheet is a vital document for any designer and a good one will provide all the necessary information a buyer needs for taking a decision on whether or not to purchase a collection.
Cement Chemistry is the truly unique vision of architect Elena Kapompasopoulou, a collection of handmade limited edition jewellery, crafted from cement using innovative design and fabrication techniques.
As an emerging designer, one of the key success factors for differentiation in an over crowded market, is how you introduce your brand to fashion professionals or customers. Your message must be impactful and you need to get it right first time.
Aline Voldoire began her label in 2016 after many years of making clothes for herself and her friends. She is a true ‘made in New York’ brand with her clothes produced in the Garment District in a socially and environmentally conscious way.