Franca Sozzani, the editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia since 1988, and a woman I personally have had deep admiration for, has died after a year-long illness. As Alexandra Shulman, British Vogue editor-in-chief puts it "powerful, beautiful, intelligent and creatively adventurous. She was really was legendary.”
Carolina Herrera has filed a lawsuit against Oscar de la Renta in the Supreme Court of New York in an attempt to delay the fashion house from hiring Laura Kim — a former employee of Herrera — until April 2017.
There’s a dawning realisation that if you want to be a so-called heritage brand, you have to be able to tell the story through objects…An archive can be useful for design inspiration, for lending to an exhibition, or for if you think you’d want to do your own retrospective.
A person going by the name of Arnaud Henry Mensan’s, has made off with stealing thousands of dollars worth of designer garments and accessories by posing as an industry insider. According to Dazed, Mensan used false credentials on his instagram page to trick emerging and established fashion brands into sending him their fashion samples, under the pretense they would be featured in prestigious fashion editorials.
It's a fast pace, competitive business out there for young fashion designers and fashion competitions are one of the ways emerging fashion designers are getting noticed. Richard Quinn London designer and Central Saint Martins graduate, has just been announced the winner of the H&M Design Award 2017.
The home of the noble British suits, famous tailoring district Savile Row is among five historic London addresses that were granted special planning protection by Westminster Council yesterday. According to reports the new policy will prevent areas in London such as Savile Row becoming “indistinguishable” from other high streets.