16 juillet 2015

How Did Fashion’s rag & bone Take The Steady Route To Success?

Berman leaves at 6. The hard-faced elevator operator may resemble Danny DeVito on a bad day, but he still looks you up and down, in that way familiar to anyone who works in New York fashion. He is, after all, gatekeeper to rag & bone—the uber-cool downtown label, headquartered in a 115-year-old, Meatpacking District loft building. “The day of my job interview, I walked up six flights of stairs in four-inch heels,” recalls the brand’s VP of communications, Melanie Fisher, of failing to consult Berman’s schedule. His groaning... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2015

Christian Audigier, Fashion Designer, Dies at 57

Christian Audigier, the French fashion designer best known for the Von Dutch and Ed Hardy lines, died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 57. The cause was cancer, said Michele Elyzabeth, Mr. Audigier’s former publicist. Mr. Audigier told TMZ this year that he had received a diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome, a type of cancer affecting bone marrow and blood. Mr. Audigier began working in fashion in France, where he was born. But it was in the United States that he applied his talent for mythmaking and bombast most successfully. “I... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2015

Androgynous Model Is Breaking Down Gender Roles In Fashion

Rain Dove is breaking down the heteronormative roles of the fashion industry with her androgynous looks and badass attitude. The model has walked the catwalk for both menswear and womenswear and has strong opinions on gender fluidity. Discussing 'menswear' style, Dove proclaims: "First of all when I wear it my vagina doesn't fall off, therefore the minute I wear it, it's women's fashion." photo: formal dresses australia Before her career as a model, Dove worked as a firefighter which is when she discovered her new found... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2015

Morocco women tried for indecency

Morocco: Hundreds of lawyers have registered to defend two women who went on trial in Morocco on Monday accused of "gross indecency" for wearing dresses considered provocative, an activist said. The women were arrested in the southern city of Agadir in mid-June after walking through a marketplace in the dresses, sparking anger among passers-by in the conservative Muslim kingdom. The verdict is to be delivered on July 13, said Fouzia Assouli, head of women's rights organisation LDDF. The two women, hairdressers aged 23 and 29, were... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2015

Mark Cuban lends into Fashion Brand

Well, if you can’t have a smart investor like Mark Cuban in your startup, then it still pays to count him as a customer of your brand. Three-year old fashion brand – Mizzen+Main is building a list of celebrities, who are trading their starched cotton attires for the company’s stretch-knit button-downs, along with prominent entrepreneurs like Daymond John, and Mark Cuban seem to be helping the company grow sales. Alike the two Shark Tank hosts, Mizzen+Main has clients in NFL quarterbacks Joe Flacco, and Drew Brees, actor Chris Klein,... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2015

The struggle to launch your own fashion label

Fashion is a business that can break entrepreneurs like no other. Those wanting to start their own label face intense competition in a world saturated with talent. Creating something new and then convincing people to buy it is just the first step. As big brand clothing lines churn out more and more affordable and fashionable items, the challenge for those selling boutique labels at higher prices increases. Consumers increasingly want more for less. Even if the product can lure buyers away from shopping malls and discount websites,... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2015

I am very lazy when it comes to fashion: Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal Aggarwal, who has her hands full with projects in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi, opens up to Chennai Times on her onscreen chemistry with Dhanush, her fear of pets, and the need to stay humble. Excerpts: You missed the opportunity to work with Dhanush in Polladhavan. How does it feel to work with him now? Even after all those international recognitions, he remains down-to-earth and that's what I like about him. It was great fun to work with him. Also, when Dhanush is there in a film, it automatically raises expectations, and the... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2015

Zena Presley Set To Dazzle Dubai Fashion Scene

Zena Presley is just breaking into the Dubai fashion scene and has been relatively unknown until now. Her anonymity is rapidly changing though, as her undeniable talent assures that she won’t stay hidden for long. Her debut collection is remarkable not only for its bold colors, but also because it marks a very distinctive style. The moment that you see one of Ms. Presley’s pieces, you know immediately that it is her design, as there is simply nothing else like it on the fashion scene. Born in Syria, Zena Presley now lives in Dubai,... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2015

Iowa art gallery closes after rejecting same-sex wedding

An art gallery and bistro whose owners attracted controversy for refusing to host same-sex wedding ceremonies plans to close permanently, its owners announced Monday. A Des Moines couple filed a complaint with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission in 2013 after Dick and Betty Odgaard, owners of the Gortz Haus, refused to let them rent the gallery housed in a 77-year-old former Lutheran church for their wedding. The Odgaards argued that same-sex marriage was against their Mennonite faith. In a settlement last year, the Odgaards agreed to... [Lire la suite]
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18 juin 2015

Melissa Rivers joins Fashion Police

E! just found a big replacement for Kathy Griffin and Kelly Osbourne on Fashion Police. Melissa Rivers will follow in the footsteps of her late mother, Joan Rivers, by co-hosting Fashion Police when the show returns Aug. 31. Rivers will join Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski while continuing to serve as an executive producer for the panel talk show. photo: red carpet dresses Rather than find another permanent host, E! plans to rotate in celebrity guests when the show returns for six episodes, starting with coverage of fashion at... [Lire la suite]
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