NY FASHION WEEK

Plenty of major names have skipped out of New York Fashion Week; Tommy Hilfiger is off to London for his show and the season has been shortened by one day. Nonetheless, despite, a five-brand departure.

Many designers have felt the allure of Europe; truly major global brands Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors and Tory Burch are still firmly committed to New York.

Proenza Schouler moved to Paris for the couture season in July. While Thom Browne took his menswear show all the way to the Beaux Arts. New York has also suffered the departure of Joseph Altuzarra who will take his spring 2018 show to the French capital. But Altuzarra’s is French nobody is perfect. Continue reading

BANDERAS PRESIDENT

Miami Fashion Week, which was relaunched last year under new management, has evolved into an entirely new event featuring cruise collections. The event is slated for May 31st to June 4th.

All runway shows will take place at Ice Palace Film Studios at 59 NW 14th Street in Miami.

Eight designers are participating among whose Attila Kiss of Balenciaga and Orsola de Castro of Fashion Revolution will lead conferences to raise awareness of ethical production, labor and environmental policies in the creation of fashion.

Miami Fashion week honorary president, Antonio Banderas, is expected to welcome celebrities, models and influencers to the Master Classes, runway shows, after parties and pop-up events. The events are scheduled to be broadcasted in two television specials; both programs are set to air internationally in the weeks following the event. Continue reading

CAROLINA HERRERA WINTER 2017 N.Y.

“I don’t have a problem dressing the first lady of this country, whoever she is,” Herrera told Reuters.

At the Fall 2017 collection, fashion designer Carolina Herrera is used to dress first ladies ranging from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to Michelle Obama.

She carried on stating: “I think it’s out of respect for the United States.”

Besides she made first daughter Ivanka Trump’s inaugural ball gown, and on Monday said she would happily dress the U.S. first lady.

Since Trump election, the fashion world has been divided on the issue after some couturiers including Tom Ford and Sophie Theallet expressed they would not work with Trump family.
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