A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged Wednesday to ban uber-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following criticism that the industry encourages anorexia.
Brazilian shoemaker Grupo Priority has partnered with India’s leading footwear retailer Metro Shoes Ltd to expand the brand’s presence in the country. The brand is currently available in 122 department stores.
Beginning September 16, select Nike fans will be able to design their own custom sneakers at the brand’s new Nike Makers’ Experience. The design studio is accessible by invitation only to select Nike+ members.
According to a study conducted by Edited, sales of luxury accessories surged in the first half to the detriment of designer clothes, which are losing their luster in a market flooded with cheap fast fashion copies.
Chitose Abe is the most influential designer out of Asia this century; the woman who single-handedly revived Japanese fashion and current star of Colette and Dover Street Market, but her style is pure jumbled-up Tokyo.
British designer Stella McCartney has joined forces with luxury e-tailer Mytheresa to collaborate on a video series marking the launch of her mainline and her adidas by Stella McCartney AW17 collections on the site.