Dior showcases fantasy and miniatures for haute couture
With Haute Couture Week going digital for the first time, due to the coronavirus pandemic, questions were being asked about whether luxury fashion houses could express the same magic as they do with a live catwalk showcase, well Dior invited the fashion world into a magical and cinematic world filled with mermaids, nymphs, and tree-people for...
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Naomi Campbell opens Paris digital fashion week with a call for equality
Supermodel Naomi Campbell said Monday that the fashion industry must start "enforcing inclusion" on the catwalk and beyond. The British-born star, who has been outspoken about the racism she has encountered in the industry, made the comments in a video to open the virus-hit Paris fashion week, which has been forced online. Wearing a T-shirt with...
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Iris van Herpen and Ulyana Sergeenko shine on the first day of digital couture
Paris online couture week began on Monday, a three-day digital event showcasing the Autumn Winter 2020 couture collections. At first glance, the calendar looks similar to any other season: Iris van Herpen, Dior and Schiaparelli on day one, Chanel, Stéphane Rolland and Alexandre Vauthier on day two, Maison Margiela, Viktor & Rolf and Valentino on...
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Paris fashion week's digital debut begins
The first-ever online Paris fashion week clicks off Monday with the world of glitzy runway shows thrown into an existential crisis by the coronavirus. Paris haute couture and men's fashion weeks have been rolled into one, with labels making films to showcase their clothes instead of staging sometimes extravagant shows. The virus has not just...
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G-Star files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US
Dutch denim brand G-Star has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US citing the impact of Covid-19 on the business. “As a result of this crisis, the previously initiated shift to online has accelerated, at the expense of the performance of physical stores,” a G-Star spokesperson told FashionUnited. “In order to cope with these structural...
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Rise in footfall: Brits head back to the high street
The high street saw a surge in footfall over the weekend, as easing of restrictions and opening of leisure businesses saw a 19.6 percent rise on Saturday and 28.3 rise on Sunday in comparison to the weekend before. Latest data from Springboard reveals London footfall rose by even more than across England; by 26 percent on Saturday and by over 40...
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