Christian Dior explores tarot cards for haute couture SS21
Catwalk shows with audiences might be off-limits this Haute Couture season, but that doesn’t mean fashion houses aren’t going big. Christian Dior’s Maria Grazia Chiuri showcased her spring/summer 2021 collection with a tarot card inspired 15-minute film shot at a Tuscan castle by Italian director Matteo Garrone. Taking inspiration from the tarot...
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Quiz reports diving sales linked to lockdown
Quiz has reported a 73 percent dive in revenue for the first half of the year linked to lockdowns. For the six months ended 30 September 2020, the British fast-fashion brand’s revenue dropped to 17.2 million pounds compared to 63.3 million pounds a year earlier. The company said sales in the period were “impacted significantly” by the pandemic...
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Haute Couture Week kicks off digitally in Paris
While Covid-19 has forced Haute Couture Week to host digitally for its spring/summer 2021 couture season, the official schedule confirms that 28 houses are set to participate. Haute Couture Week takes place from today, January 25 until January 28 and will feature Chanel, Dior, Giambattista Valli, Giorgio Armani Privé, Iris Van Herpen,Valentino,...
Jan. 25, 2021
Thom Browne launches childrenswear collection
New York-based fashion designer Thom Browne unveiled his first childrenswear collection with a film during Paris Men’s Fashion Week. Thom Browne Childrenswear features the brand’s signature style, including tailoring, knits and footwear, which have all been miniaturised for the kids market. In a press release, the brand explained that the “...
Jan. 25, 2021
Institut Français de la Mode awarded ‘EESPIG’ label
Institut Français de la Mode (IFM) has been awarded the ‘EESPIG’ label (Etablissement d'enseignement supérieur privé d'intérêt général). The label, which is now obtained by about sixty education institutions, is awarded to private non-profit higher educational establishments that are in contract with the state. It has been awarded by order of...
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The RealReal opens doors to its first Brooklyn store
The RealReal has moved to Brooklyn. The luxury consignment retailer has opened its third store in New York City, located in Cobble Hill, a trendy shopping district in Downtown Brooklyn. Taking up 2,500 square feet of retail space at 163 Court Street, the new store offers two Luxury Consignment Offices and both women’s and men’s inventory across...
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