If you’re up on the style blogger scene, you know there is a whole subset of hijab fashionistas, many of whom have massive followings. [Side note: hijab can further refer to any head, face, or body covering worn by Muslim women that conforms to a certain standard of modesty; the abaya is the gown.] Dolce [read more]
Last night’s Met Gala, titled “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between,”celebrated Japanese designer Rei Rei Kawakubo, who is widely admired for her artful label Comme des Garçons as well as global retail concept Dover Street Market.
As much fanfare and publicity as the event’s red carpet garners, there are inevitably debates around whether [read more]
The world may be shrinking, but it’s still not so small that an ad campaign that worked out just fine in one location, is viewed as insulting in another. Italian luxury label Dolce and Gabbana discovered this fact when it visited Beijing and shot the latest installation in a roving campaign that shows models out [read more]
German designer Phillip Plein entertainingly enough has taken to Instagram to respond to a Dolce & Gabbanna letter accusing him of stealing employees, directly @-ing Stefan and Dolce Gabbanna in his letter. Plein posted the letter (written in Italian, which we don’t understand) and responded in the caption:
Dolce & Gabbana today during Milan Fashion Week showed a gorgeous collection, whose theme was a tribute to mothers. Many of the garments featured red roses and phrases in Italian expressing appreciation for moms. Putting aside the amazing offerings, what popped out was that for this show some of the models carried babies or walked [read more]
Nail art has always been a fabulous way to add pop to a look, an element that goes to another level when there’s an effort to coordinate the manicure with some element of the outfit. Montreal-based online boutique SSense did just that with a popping editorial that matches up nails with this season’s hottest sunglasses. [read more]
The mask in all its very many forms has joined forces in 2017 to create a very big statement that is starting to cross over into fashion in a major way. Long before the advent of Future’s hit single “Mask Off“and the mask off challenges it spawned, the obscuring of one’s face has [read more]
Photographer Mario Vivanco teamed up with stylist Jimi Urquiana to create a stunning editorial for Models.com that was themed on Santeria, the Afro-Latino religion born out of the syncretism of Catholicism and African spiritual doctrines found in various parts of the Caribbean and Latin America.
The Met Gala‘s theme this year was the intersection of fashion and technology, an opportunity for traditional fashion labels to step up and grab some of the shine athletic brands have used to create excitement around their offerings. But nope, for the most part it seemed designers saw the event as more about using [read more]