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One of the few modern day couturiers, Alaia was a true genius, best known for his masterful craftsmanship , tailoring and his uncompromising authenticity. His death has prompted an outpouring of tributes from the fashion world, which were posted on social media.
British Vogue is addressing its diversity issue with new editor-in-chief Edward Enninful revealing his first ever British Vogue cover, featuring 25-year-old Ghanaian-British model Adwoa Aboah. The much anticipated December 2017 issue - marks the beginning of a new era at the magazine, as Vogue takes a new turn - with Enninful having previously pledged that under his reign as editor-in-chief that more diversity will be embraced.
An ad seen in Glamour Magazine for Condé Nast Traveller has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for featuring a model that looks "unhealthily thin." The the advert, featuring a slim female model posing on a beach, came to the ASA’s attention after a Glamour reader issued a formal complaint to the ASA challenging whether "the ad was socially irresponsible."
The latest development in the red sole saga continues. 5 months after the Advocate General's opinion on 22 June 2017 here, the Christian Louboutin red sole case is now appears to be making its way back to courts, with the CJEU deciding to re-open the case.
France - in a recent ruling from the Paris Court of Appeal on the 22nd of September 2017, the French Luxury fashion house Balenciaga has been dealt a deal and blow ruling, losing the right to use of one of its trademarks, but seeing the courts acknowledge the features of the brands tote bags as being capable of protection by copyright.
To Gucci’s CEO Marco Bizzarri, who, under his leadership, has put creativity at the core of the brand culture, this pessimism may not hold true. During the WWD’s CEO Summit on October 25, Bizzarri was confident enough to say that almost every consumer on the planet (no matter the age and nationality) is “Feeling Gucci”.
This month Vogue US launched its first conference, titled “Forces of Fashion,” hosted at Milk Studios in New York City on October 12. The conference was in celebration of Vogue’s 125 year anniversary and the schedule featured conversations between some of the industry’s biggest designer names
In Conversation with London's Creative Class...