Jean Paul Gaultier to design Target collection
Jean Paul Gaultier is teaming up with supermarket chain Target on a fashion collection. The French designer will work with the store on a range of womenswear, menswear, childrenswear and homeware, Australian Vogue reports. The collection will comprise around 100 products and will launch in Australia in 2016.
11/26/2015 - 12:15 PM
Versace opens new Tokyo boutique
Versace is focusing on its presence in Japan with the opening of a new boutique in Tokyo's Ginza district. Conceived by designer Donatella Versace in collaboration with English architect Jamie Fobert, the store occupies an area of 430 square meters, featuring marble mosaics, floors inspired by Byzantine churches of the Ninth Century and brass and perspex walls and shelving that appear to float in mid-air. "I just adore the design concept of the new Versace Stores, which pays tribute to Italy's cultural heritage," said Versace.
11/26/2015 - 09:49 AM
First trailer for Chanel short film is here ‘Once and Forever'
Directed by Karl Lagerfeld, "Once and Forever" takes viewers behind the scenes during the making of a biopic on Gabrielle Chanel.
11/25/2015 - 07:21 PM
Beyoncé ‘streetwear' line to launch in 2016
Beyoncé Knowles is working with British retail tycoon Sir Philip Green on her own clothing brand. As head of the Arcadia Group, Sir Philip Green owns a host of fashion retailers including Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, Burtons and Miss Selfridge. News that Beyoncé was considering a move into fashion first surfaced at the end of 2014 when it was revealed she'd held discussions with Green regarding the creation of a new global clothing company -- Parkwood Topshop.
11/25/2015 - 05:13 PM
H&M launches new sustainable collection inspired by Paris museum
H&M is teaming up with Paris's Musée des Arts Décoratifs on its new "Conscious Exclusive 2016" fashion collection. Inspired by the archives of the museum, the sustainable collection features "modern red carpet pieces infused with tactile charm, a nostalgic aesthetic and a historical legacy." The design team worked with new innovative materials such as beads and rhinestones made from recycled glass and Denimite, a material made from recycled worn-out denim. The collection will launch on April 7, 2016, to coincide with the opening of the exhibition "Fashion Forward - Three Centuries of Fashion".
11/25/2015 - 09:05 AM
21-year-old Frenchman wins Elite Model Look contest
The 32nd International Final of the Elite Model Look contest has been won by Tristan, a 21 year-old Frenchman, and Anouk, who is 15 and from the Netherlands. Both of these aspiring models have won a three-year contract with the Elite group agencies. This international final was held in Milan, Italy, before an invited audience and a jury that included Victoria da Silva, president of Elite Model Look International, Vick Mihaci, president of Elite Management Worldwide, and Marilena Borgna, casting director at Vogue Italia.
11/24/2015 - 05:28 PM
Africa's top fashion event called off over terror fears
Africa's prime fashion event, the two-yearly FIMA festival in Niger, was called off Tuesday on the eve of its launch over fears of terror attacks, Niger designer Alphadi announced. "The Niger government has decided to postpone this 10th edition of FIMA due to events in Diffa (southeast Niger), Mali, Chad, Cameroon, France," said Alphadi, a prominent couturier whose real name is Seidnaly Sidhamed. Due to have gathered some 1,000 designers, models and fashion types from 40 nations for Africa's November 25-29 fashion week, the festival will take place "very soon", he added without giving a date.
11/24/2015 - 03:23 PM
How Do Governors Impact Abortion Access in Their State?
Although legalized since the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, abortion is far from a settled issue in the United States. While the topic pops up on the national level as a rallying cry during presidential debates and campaigns, the real action takes place on the state level.
11/24/2015 - 03:18 PM
Burberry teams up with Google on personalized campaign videos
Burberry has teamed up with Google to allow customers to star in their very own version of its festive campaign. "The Burberry Booth," which is powered by the tech giant, uses real-time video stitching technology to let clients appear alongside some of the Festive Film's cast members in a 15-second edit of its latest "Billy Elliot"-inspired campaign film. To coincide with the launch of booth, the brand has also released a short film on YouTube of its Festive campaign cast, including Naomi Campbell, James Corden and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley offering tips on how to jump using a trampoline.
11/24/2015 - 10:29 AM
Karl Lagerfeld, Tom Ford and J.W. Anderson among the big winners at the British Fashion Awards 2015
The hottest talents on the UK style scene were toasted last night at the British Fashion Awards 2015.
11/24/2015 - 08:48 AM
Donna Karan Talks About Her Decision to Have an Abortion
The designer, who recently revealed the experience in her new memoir 'My Journey,' opens up about ending her pregnancy during an interview with HuffPost Live.
11/20/2015 - 05:00 AM
Polo Ralph Lauren raises its tech game with interactive fitting room mirrors
Polo Ralph Lauren is rolling out a new smart mirror in the fitting rooms of its flagship New York store Wednesday, in the latest evidence of the fashion world embracing new technology.
11/18/2015 - 04:02 PM
Designers take on the fashion world
The Japanese studio Nendo has dreamed up its first slipper and the French designer Philippe Starck will soon launch a capsule collection for the Brazilian shoe brand Ipanema. The superstar French designer Philippe Starck has turned his attention to feet in this collaboration with the Brazilian shoe brand Ipanema.
11/12/2015 - 11:45 AM
Scarlett Johansson and Matthew McConaughey Reunite for Dolce & Gabbana Campaign
An Italian family also joins them.
11/10/2015 - 05:00 AM
Kate Middleton Wears All-Black Alexander McQueen on Remembrance Day
Topped off with a matching fascinator.
11/09/2015 - 05:00 AM
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen launches photo book in Brazil
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen has launched a book of over 300 photographs spanning her 20-year career just months after retiring from the catwalk.
11/06/2015 - 09:41 PM
Dutch fashion designer melds the traditional and high-tech
ATLANTA (AP) — Drawing inspiration from sources including art, architecture, the movement of the human body and science, Iris van Herpen creates cutting-edge fashion using a combination of traditional craftsmanship and innovative technology.
11/06/2015 - 04:49 PM
Kate Spade and Whole Foods are big market movers
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Kate Spade & Co., up $1.76 to $21.50 The clothing, handbag, and accessories company ...
11/05/2015 - 09:27 PM
Ralph Lauren stock soars after better-than-expected results
Shares of Ralph Lauren Corp. soared Thursday after the upscale clothing company said posted better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter, a possible sign that recent changes to the business may ...
11/05/2015 - 05:46 PM
Facebook's record day; Whole Foods misses key number; Ralph Lauren leads S&P
Time for your daily dose of trending tickers, the stocks you're following based on your Yahoo Finance ticker searches.
11/05/2015 - 04:25 PM
Expedia/HomeAway shack up; Facebook eyes all-time high; Kate Spade in the black
HomeAway, Expedia, Facebook, Whole Foods, Qualcomm and Kate Spade are among the stocks to watch.
11/05/2015 - 02:14 PM
Ralph Lauren beats 2Q profit forecasts
Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $160 million. The New York-based company said it had net income of $1.86 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. ...
11/05/2015 - 01:15 PM
Kate Spade beats 3Q profit forecasts
Kate Spade & Co. (KATE) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $2.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it ...
11/05/2015 - 01:05 PM
Kate Spade Founders Launch a New Line
And they're keeping the name within the family.
11/04/2015 - 05:00 AM
Jimmy Choo on fashion karma
Jimmy Choo has come a long way over the trajectory of his fashion career. Having sold his 50 percent stake of the eponymous Jimmy Choo brand in 2001, he is now at the helm of Jimmy Choo Couture, a venture that has allowed him to return to his roots as a master of his craft. "I think couture is very important," he says, at the global launch of the Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Fashion Week 2015, of which he is Honorary Advisor, in Paris.
10/30/2015 - 05:32 PM
The call of the East: Malaysia Fashion Week set to showcase the continent's hottest new designers
The fashion spotlight is set to swing over to Southeast Asia in November with the opening of Malaysia Fashion Week (MFW) 2015. Officially launched this fall in Paris, the second annual edition of MFW will showcase the Spring/Summer 2016 collections of over 60 Malaysian and over 30 international designers, all overseen by the star shoe couturier Jimmy Choo, who has been appointed Honorary Advisor to the show. Organized in partnership with Mercedes Benz and fashion events organizer Stylo International, MFW will also include an exhibition of over 300 booths of Malaysian and international businesses of fashion apparel, accessories, cosmetics and personal care as well as textiles.
10/30/2015 - 11:28 AM
Update: Could Alber Elbaz replace Raf Simons at Christian Dior?
This is sure to fire up rumors about who will be Dior's next artistic director. Less than a week after Raf Simons announced he was leaving Christian Dior, the charismatic Alber Elbaz has said goodbye to the no less legendary Lanvin fashion house. While Raf Simons said he wanted to concentrate on his own projects, including his brand, Alber Elbaz has really surprised everyone in exiting Lanvin.
10/28/2015 - 05:58 PM
Sam Sarpong, Former Tommy Hilfiger Model, Dies at 40
The actor and model died of an apparent suicide after jumping off a bridge in Pasadena.
10/28/2015 - 04:00 AM
Marc Jacobs Unleashes Wrath and Prayers on New York Post Reporter
"You're a sick woman. … I do feel sorry for you. Please know you are in my prayers."
10/27/2015 - 04:00 AM
Dates for New York Fashion Week: Men's show changed
Fashionistas be advised -- the dates for New York Fashion Week: Men's have shifted to the beginning of February.
10/26/2015 - 08:52 AM
Rosy, airy and shiny -- three takeaways from Sao Paulo Fashion Week
Where Sao Paulo Fashion Week goes, much of Latin America follows, and this year the message from the catwalks is to look rosy and airy -- while throwing in a metallic glint. Although a younger sister to the New York, Paris, London and Milan versions, Sao Paulo Fashion Week is the biggest on the continent and part of a growing southern hemisphere fashion scene. SPFW, which closed Friday, featured winter 2016 collections from more than 30 designers, including local favorites such as Ronaldo Fraga, Reinaldo Lourenco, Fernanda Yamamoto, Joao Pimenta and Vitorino Campos.
10/23/2015 - 11:14 PM
AP PHOTOS: Israel fashion week displays talent amid tensions
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — This year's Tel Aviv fashion week showcased local talent to international fashionistas even as a rash of deadly violence had Israel on edge.
10/23/2015 - 12:25 PM
Yves Saint Laurent holiday 2015 makeup collection is all about seduction
As the holiday season approaches, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté has unveiled its Kiss & Love makeup line which is adorned in gold packaging covered in red lips. Passion, seduction, and desire are the inspiration behind the holiday makeup collection from Yves Saint Laurent which is packaged in gold and a perfectly contrasting knock-out red, symbolizing power and sensuality.
10/22/2015 - 10:05 AM
Karlie Kloss and Derek Blasberg Get Cozy in Kate Spade's Holiday Campaign
Those who star in ads together, stay friends forever.
10/22/2015 - 04:00 AM
Tommy Hilfiger offers customers an in-store virtual reality experience
The fashion brand has collaborated with developer WeMakeVR to produce virtual reality headsets for customers to watch the Fall 2015 Hilfiger Collection runway show. Shoppers at Tommy Hilfiger's store on Fifth Avenue in New York now have a seat on the front row at the label's fall runway show thanks to new Samsung GearVR headsets which deliver a 360° view of the catwalk in 3D.
10/21/2015 - 09:47 AM
Brazilian designers mix comfort with luxury at Sao Paulo Fashion Week
SAO PAULO - Earth tones, mini skirts, cropped trousers and maxi coats were the dominate looks at Sao Paulo Fashion Week on Monday in collections that mixed comfort with luxury on the runway. Brazilian fashion brand Animale featured clean, tailored looks with large overcoats in a palette of black, white and neutral colors with splashes of red and green. UMA's Raquel Davidowicz opted for an equally bold look in an eclectic collection with a mixture of materials.
10/20/2015 - 07:55 PM
Marc Jacobs' Latest Runway Looks Ruled Last Night's Red Carpets
Lady Gaga and Carey Mulligan both stunned in Jacobs' spring 2016 designs on Monday evening.
10/20/2015 - 04:00 AM
Vintage folk costumes take center stage at Kiev fashion week
KIEV - A collection of traditional Ukrainian costumes, borrowed from museums and private collections, was among the highlights of fashion week in Kiev. Male and female models pranced down the runway in the costumes dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries and from various regions of the country. The show that was part of a cultural project called "Vytoky" (The Roots) to inspire local designers and raise awareness about traditional fashion.
10/19/2015 - 09:25 PM
Yves Saint Laurent creates a wardrobe of scents
The French luxury fashion brand presents a new fragrance range entitled "Le Vestiaire des Parfums" based on olfactory reinterpretation of YSL's cult wardrobe pieces. Iconic items like the Tuxedo, Caban (pea coat), Saharienne (safari tunic dress), Trench and Caftan (kaftan) have been transformed into exceptional scents that represent the origins and spirit of each piece. After having conceived, sketched and designed a complete feminine wardrobe, Yves Saint Laurent beauty is now composing a perfume wardrobe inspired by iconic items that define the label's history.
10/19/2015 - 10:52 AM
UPDATED PHOTO: Fashion Week opens in Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo kicked off the 40th edition of its Fashion Week Sunday featuring the winter 2016 collection of Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchcovitch. Latin America's biggest fashion extravaganza got under way in the rather unusual setting of the Sao Paulo's municipal building, in the heart of the city. Long-sleeved frocks in silk and tulle were among the highlights of Herchcovitch's collection, which seemed playfully to allude to the themes of sex and power.
10/19/2015 - 08:12 AM
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