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Catwalk shows that shaped fashion – in pictures

作者:admin 2020-06-12

The fashion show, as we know it, is changing, with in-real-life events replaced by a digital schedule, an enforced pause which may alter fashion forever. As the industry shifts, it’s a moment to look back as well as forward, over shows that made a ma 阅读全文

Felix Schroer obituary

作者:admin 2020-06-12

My friend Felix Schroer, who has died aged 59 of a heart attack, came of age in the late 1970s and early 80s when fashion, music, culture, politics and morality seemed to be all of a piece. A mix of punk dandyism, the London club scene, radical philo 阅读全文

Zara owner to close up to 1,200 fashion stores around the world

作者:admin 2020-06-11

The owner of Zara will close as many as 1,200 stores around the world as the clothing retailer tries to boost online sales during the chaos wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic. Inditex said it would “absorb” between 1,000 and 1,200 mainly smaller stores 阅读全文

Shopping for clothes is about to get weird – here’s how to make it simpler

作者:admin 2020-06-11

Picture the scene: you walk into your favourite clothes store for the first time in three months, check your mask is covering your nose and mouth, and pump sanitiser into your hands. And then you spot it – the perfect gingham dress. Just the mood-boo 阅读全文

Myrna Saunders obituary

作者:admin 2020-06-11

My friend Myrna Saunders, who has died aged 56 after contracting Covid-19, worked in the rag trade as a pattern cutter and garment technician in the sample rooms and head offices of suppliers and fashion retailers, including Hennes, Jack Wills, Walli 阅读全文

Yvonne Orji: 'The outfit made me feel like a superhero – like how Beyoncé has Sasha Fierce'

作者:admin 2020-06-10

I wore this LaQuan Smith Lycra bodysuit, all-black everything, when I opened for Chris Rock as part of his Total Blackout tour at the Barclays Arena in Brooklyn in December 2017. It was the biggest show I’d ever done – I’d never had 60,000 people com 阅读全文

Artist Matt Small: 'I want to get a sense of jazz in my work'

作者:admin 2020-06-10

Observer Design’s fashion story was shot in artist Matt Small’s studio. Or as he calls it, “the HQ of where it all happens”. It’s a place for experimentation and to evolve ideas, paint splatters and all. Music keeps him focused, from hip-hop to funk 阅读全文

'The fashion show is over': what I have learned from 20 years of catwalks

作者:admin 2020-06-09

Fashion people love to exaggerate, but I have been to a lot of fashion shows – about 3,000, by according to my back-of-envelope maths. Mostly in London, Paris, Milan and New York, but also Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro, Berlin and Edinburgh, Marrakech and 阅读全文

Mulberry to cut 25% of global workforce as coronavirus hits sales

作者:admin 2020-06-09

The luxury British brand Mulberry is planning to cut at least 25% of its global workforce of almost 1,400 to reduce costs as sales have suffered because of the coronavirus pandemic. The company, which employs 1,140 staff in the UK, is seeking to make 阅读全文

Willi Smith remembered: the designer who introduced streetwear to the catwalk

作者:admin 2020-06-09

He invented streetwear, was the most high-profile black fashion designer of the 80s and influenced a generation, yet fashion history has largely forgotten Willi Smith. That is all about to change with a new book celebrating the designer, who died in 阅读全文