Fashion Week

MILAN | Nicki Minaj struts into Fendi; Max Mara rewrites classics

MILAN— Milan designers were letting go of streetwear and turning back to the basics of elegant design on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. That is not to say there is nothing for trendy youth. Designers are turning to materials like PVC to keep a street-smart edge. And they aren’t giving up the lessons … Continue reading MILAN | Nicki Minaj struts into Fendi; Max Mara rewrites classics

MILAN | Milan Fashion returns to elegance with Arbesser, N.21

MILAN — Milan Fashion Week launched Wednesday on a note of optimism with news that sales have reached pre-crisis levels. The Italian Fashion Chamber says sales are expected to reach 90 billion euros ($105 billion) this year, matching levels of a decade ago, with exports driving growth of 3 percent. More numbers: The September spring-summer … Continue reading MILAN | Milan Fashion returns to elegance with Arbesser, N.21

LONDON | London fashion: Beckham comes home; Mouret shows ‘new sexy’

LONDON — Victoria Beckham brought her fashion brand home to London Fashion Week for the first time Sunday to mark the 10-year anniversary of the label that solidified the former Spice Girl’s status as a fashion icon. Her show was one of the most sought-after at the current edition of the British capital’s twice-yearly style … Continue reading LONDON | London fashion: Beckham comes home; Mouret shows ‘new sexy’

LONDON | Bright colors, neons light up runways at London Fashion Week

LONDON — Winter coats with sandals? Furry bags with long satin gowns? Anything goes as the fashion pack descends on London to take in the latest runway shows, where bright colors, clashing neons, a ’70s vibe and sports-chic vied for attention. Veteran designer Jasper Conran, model-turned-designer Alexa Chung and House of Holland were among those … Continue reading LONDON | Bright colors, neons light up runways at London Fashion Week

NEW YORK | Under a steady rain, Rodarte’s fairytale designs shimmer

NEW YORK — There was a steady rain coming down as guests were handed transparent umbrellas and seated in a flower-strewn cemetery in Manhattan’s East Village for the return of Rodarte, designed by sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, to New York Fashion Week. There were grumbles as guests sat down on waterlogged wooden chairs, hastily … Continue reading NEW YORK | Under a steady rain, Rodarte’s fairytale designs shimmer

NEW YORK | Opening Ceremony puts on a festive drag show at Fashion Week

NEW YORK— Opening Ceremony, the label that always seems to find quirkier and more unusual ways to display its clothes during Fashion Week, upped the ante on Sunday with a festive drag show, featuring a surprise performance by Christina Aguilera and an appearance by Nicki Minaj — her first fashion show since a very public … Continue reading NEW YORK | Opening Ceremony puts on a festive drag show at Fashion Week

NEW YORK | Christian Siriano puts some politics on his Hawaii runway

NEW YORK— Politics, specifically Cynthia Nixon‘s Democratic challenge of the New York governor, took a trip to Hawaii on Christian Siriano’s frilly, festive runway Saturday at New York Fashion Week. As the designer’s husband, Brad Walsh, sat front row in a T-shirt that dropped an F-bomb in the direction of President Donald Trump, Siriano flashed … Continue reading NEW YORK | Christian Siriano puts some politics on his Hawaii runway

Local Fashion Designer Qristyl Frazier Heads to Pulp Fashion Week in Paris

The QFD Brand Makes a Come Back starting at Pulp Fashion Week in Paris St. Louis, MO/October 01, 2017 (STL.News) –Fashion is an art form that you live your life in, whether you plan to or not. Not everyone likes poetry, not everyone likes looking at beautiful paintings, but fashion is that art form that … Continue reading Local Fashion Designer Qristyl Frazier Heads to Pulp Fashion Week in Paris