Kenzo Takada, Fashion Designer Know for Bold, Free-Spirited Aesthetic, Dies at 81 Due to Complications From COVID-19

(PARIS) — Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81. The family said in a statement to French media Sunday that Takada died from … Read more…

Great Outfits in Fashion History: Naomi Campbell in a Sparkly Versace Mini Dress at the 1997 VMAs

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite … Read more…

With Kenneth Nicholson, Chromat, and Wiederhoeft, New York Fashion Week’s Movies Get Real—and Unreal

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Courtesy of Wiederhoeft Kenneth Nicholson Freed from the New York Fashion Week runway, designers like Kenneth Nicholson are reveling instead in forms like filmmaking. Grasp, an excellent short film he co-directed with Stefan Colson, introduces … Read more…

The CFDA Awards’ Most Diverse Year Ever Signals a Larger Shift in the Fashion Industry

When the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) awards took place on Monday, there was no star-studded gala like in years past. But, at an event rendered all-virtual by the ongoing pandemic, there was still plenty to celebrate—including … Read more…

Must Read: Can Paris Fashion Week Survive a Second Coronavirus Wave, Black Women Share Personal Hair Stories

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Can Paris Fashion Week survive a second wave of coronavirus?French fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton and Chanel have remained steadfast in their plans to put on live shows this … Read more…

Must Read: Tiktok’s Strawberry Dress Highlights How Fatphobia Still Dominates Fashion, Meena Harris Talks Political Dressing

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. TikTok’s Strawberry Dress highlights how fatphobia still dominates fashionBefore Lirika Matoshi’s Strawberry Midi Dress took over TikTok, the pastel pink tulle garment was spotted on several curvy influencers, as well as … Read more…

London Fashion Week unveils provisional calendar of the coming weekend’s debut digital-only season

London Fashion Week (LFW) on Tuesday unveiled the calendar for its debut digital-only season this coming weekend, with the opening event kicking off on Friday morning; a season devoid of any life runway shows. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Must Read: The Row Is in Financial Trouble, Harlem’s Fashion Row Re-Opens Applications for Icon 360 Fund

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. The Row is in financial trouble According to sources obtained by WWD, The Row is facing financial hardships, layoffs and the potential closure of its menswear line. The job reductions followed global … Read more…

Here’s How GQ’s Fashion Team Is Styling Their Winter Looks With Moncler’s Fragment Collection

GQ Australia SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Great Outfits in Fashion History: Conchita Wurst’s High Glam 2015 Golden Globes Look

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite … Read more…

Must Read: ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ Highlights ‘Voices of Hope’, Luxury Brands Aren’t Giving up on Fashion Month

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Harper’s Bazaar highlights ‘Voices of Hope’For the summer issue of Harper’s Bazaar, the glossy has chosen to highlight the work of women fighting for change, whether it be racial justice or … Read more…

Must Read: Joan Smalls Launches DonateMyWage Platform, New York Fashion Week Needs a Revamp

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday. Joan Smalls launches DonateMyWage.orgEarlier this month, model Joan Smalls committed to donating 50% of her salary for the remainder of the year to organizations fighting for racial equality. She’s following … Read more…

Must Read: Walmart to Stop Locking up Black-Targeting Beauty Products, Joan Smalls Calls on Fashion to Do More for Black Lives Matter

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Walmart says it will no longer lock up Black-targeting beauty productsWalmart will officially end its discriminatory practice of locking up beauty products that primarily target Black shoppers. The retail chain … Read more…

Do These Fashion Brands Really Care About George Floyd and Racism—Or Their Public Image?

Spencer Platt/Getty When the coronavirus pandemic began, companies started running ads to assure us that they cared. YouTube compilations spliced together messages from Budweiser, Uber, and Walmart promising that we were all in these uncertain times together, and it was … Read more…

Must Read: Voices From the Black Community Speak Up on Fashion, Banana Republic Donates $20 Million in Clothes

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Voices from the Black community speak up on fashionWhen it comes to diversity and inclusivity, the fashion industry has always fallen short. Business of Fashion spoke to a group of … Read more…

Carlo Capasa: Camera della Moda still planning on four Milan Fashion Weeks per year; does not plan to change dates

Designers are clamoring for a radical change in the fashion system; for less seasons and shows and later fashion week dates. But Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera, still expects to have four Fashion Weeks per year. News – FashionNetwork.com … Read more…

Alessandro Michele calls for reformulation of fashion season; and says Gucci will stage digital show in Milan in July, but not in September

One day after Alessandro Michele, creative director of Gucci, revealed on Instagram that the brand would in future stage only two shows per year, the designer called for a reformulation of the fashion calendar.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Must Read: Can Bath & Body Works Save L Brands?, How Fashion Can Overcome the Industry’s Discounting Problem

Can the recent success of Bath & Body Works save L Brands?L Brands’ attempt to sell off a majority stake in the struggling Victoria’s Secret fell apart amidst the pandemic, just as another of the company’s assets, Bath & Body … Read more…

Harlem’s Fashion Row Launches Non-Profit to Support Designers of Color Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, Harlem’s Fashion Row announced the launch of ICON 360, a non-profit venture that aims to provide financial relief to designers of color who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Brandice Daniel, founder and CEO of Harlem’s Fashion … Read more…

Designers and Executives Publish Open Letter Calling for ‘Fundamental and Welcome Change’ to Current Fashion Calendar

An open letter published online on Tuesday, May 12 — and signed by a host of influential designers, retail executives and CEOs from across the globe — is calling on the fashion industry to make some big, consequential changes to … Read more…

Designers and Executives Publish Open Letter Calling for ‘Fundamental and Welcome Change’ to Current Fashion Calendar

An open letter published online on Tuesday, May 12 — and signed by a host of influential designers, retail executives and CEOs from across the globe — is calling on the fashion industry to make some big, consequential changes to … Read more…

Luxury demand rises in lockdown, Kate Middleton is key influencer, rainbow fashion rules – report

As the lockdown continues, consumer e-shopping choices are evolving and a new report shows they want luxury, face masks, rainbow wear, exercise clothing, kidswear and anything worn by the Duchess of Cambridge. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Confined at home, Carine Roitfeld organises a virtual fashion show to be revealed on YouTube

We all still remember the fashion show she staged at last June’s Pitti Uomo, which featured featured 3,500 guests. This Friday, instead, Carine Roitfeld is organizing an amfAR fashion show of confined models on YouTube. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST … Read more…

Confined at home, Carine Roitfeld organises a virtual fashion show to be revealed on YouTube

We all still remember the fashion show she staged at last June’s Pitti Uomo, which featured featured 3,500 guests. This Friday, instead, Carine Roitfeld is organizing an amfAR fashion show of confined models on YouTube. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST … Read more…

Must Read: Independent Fashion Brands Are Struggling, the Beauty Industry Is Cashing in on Virtual Consultations

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Independent fashion brands are struggling during the pandemicIndependent fashion brands around the world are facing an onslaught of business challenges amidst the pandemic, including declining sales, loss of funding, uncertainty … Read more…

Must Read: Independent Fashion Brands Are Struggling, the Beauty Industry Is Cashing in on Virtual Consultations

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Independent fashion brands are struggling during the pandemicIndependent fashion brands around the world are facing an onslaught of business challenges amidst the pandemic, including declining sales, loss of funding, uncertainty … Read more…

As fashion sales fall globally, big brands leave Asia’s garment workers in limbo

The livelihoods of millions of Asian garment workers are in jeopardy after cancellations by top fashion brands, with unions, researchers and campaigners warning coronavirus could lead to a rollback of labour rights. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop … Read more…

As fashion sales fall globally, big brands leave Asia’s garment workers in limbo

The livelihoods of millions of Asian garment workers are in jeopardy after cancellations by top fashion brands, with unions, researchers and campaigners warning coronavirus could lead to a rollback of labour rights. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop … Read more…