The best advice top fashion designers got from their moms

May 13, 2017

Carolina Herrera Modal Trigger“Good Girl” eau de parfum (2.7 oz.), $115 at MacysCarolina Herrera  “My mother taught me to give importance to the things that really matter, to be brave, modest and generous, and to dream, dream a lot. She showed me to be curious about everything — to love art, books and animals. Her advice about exercise, I must say, is quite funny. Like, ‘Don’t run too much. It’s bad…

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American Fashion Has Gotten More Colorful. Here’s What Changed

May 13, 2017

As summer nears, many Americans may be getting ready to change their closets for the new season, making room for the more colorful clothing that goes with the warm weather. Amid all that excitement, it’s easy to forget that middle-class Americans have really only been wearing colorful clothes regularly for less than a century. “There was a practical element to the lack of color pre-1920, because colorful clothes got dirtier…

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DESIGN DIRECTOR DISCUSSES THE SECRET BUSINESS OF STYLING THE FORD GT

May 13, 2017

Chris Svensson has been responsible for the design of all American Ford products since January 2014. He began his career with Ford as an exterior designer at the company’s design studio in Cologne, Germany, and has worked on products as diverse as the Ka, the Mustang, and the Falcon. Svensson takes us behind the scenes of the GT’s unique development program. “We were told when we started this project it…

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Calling all aspirant fashion models eThekwini Municipality is inviting aspirant models to attend auditions for this year’s Durban Fashion Fair.

May 13, 2017

YOUNG people from eThekwini Municipality who are eager to break into the modelling industry and participate at Durban’s annual premier fashion event, the Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) 2017, are invited to modelling auditions. The auditions, which will take place over two days on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 May, from 8am to 5pm at Durban Botanic Gardens, will provide young men and women the opportunity to display their talents on…

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Countdown To Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2017

May 13, 2017

AFRO HAIR & Beauty LIVE are pleased to announce that the family favourite cocoa butter brand Palmers UK will be the official sponsor of the Afropolitan Fashion Show at the 36th edition of Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE. This year’s show and fashion boutiques will once again be coordinated by creative director Chi-Chi Chinakwe and will take place on the 28 and 29 May at the Business Design Centre. The…

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The Most Expensive Home in Beverly Hills — Complete with a Cristal ‘Vault’ and Gold Rolls Royce — Just Hit the Market for $100 Million

May 13, 2017

he mansion includes a champagne “vault” designed specifically to hold 170 gilded bottles of Cristal. Though, the listing notes, overflow can be stored in the 944-bottle, glass-enclosed display that surrounds the dining room. Downstairs, the 10-car “museum” comes stocked with a gold Rolls-Royce Dawn and Lamborghini Aventador roadster, should the buyer’s collection be lacking. The cars are included in the asking price. JIM BARTSCHM/ Two swimming pools, a 20-foot waterfall, a wellness center,…

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Beverly Hills home now has its own ‘Fashion Police’ force

May 13, 2017

Fashion Police” co-host Brad Goreski and director/producer Gary Janetti have bought a gated home in Beverly Hills for $5.6 million. The two-story English country Traditional-style house, built in 1931, features a steep gabled roof, vaulted beamed ceilings, multiple fireplaces and French doors. The kitchen, which opens to a den, has marble countertops and a breakfast nook. There are four bedrooms and five bathrooms in the main house. A detached guesthouse…

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HALIMA ADEN LANDS HER FIRST FASHION CAMPAIGN

May 13, 2017

Following her runway debut last season, the 19-year-old stars in her first ad campaign.   Last season, Halima Aden made history as the first hijab-wearing model to sign with IMG and walk New York Fashion Week. Following her runway debut at the Yeezy Season 5 show, the 19-year-old walked the Alberta Ferretti and Max Mara shows during Milan Fashion Week and landed editorials in CR Fashion Book and the May…

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Street-Style Star Miroslava Duma Unveils a High-Tech New Fashion Venture

May 13, 2017

If you follow fashion-show front rows and their attendant parade of street-style peacocks, you might recognize Miroslava Duma as one of the scene’s most visible players. But she’s also a powerful force in the world of online publishing — founding fashion and lifestyle platform Buro 24/7 and e-commerce site the Tot. And now, she’s about to become a mover and shaker in technology, too. Business of Fashion reports that Duma’s…

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