(Dialogue Magazine) — Before she became Brazil’s bikini queen, with an empire of chic boutiques and legions of VIP fans that include Hollywood A-listers and pop royalty, Lenny Niemeyer was locked away in her garage, making swimwear out of old pareos and sliced cow bones.
LONDON — London Fashion Week moved into high international gear Saturday with a debut collection from Barbadian pop diva Rihanna, a Native American-inspired show by Brazilian-born Issa and a host of other eclectic offerings. No one went to Rihanna’s Saturday night debut as a fashion designer expecting demure dresses set off with tasteful pearls. So [...]
New York, NY (January 25, 2013) In just a couple of weeks the fashion industry will return to Lincoln Center for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The Fall 2013 Collections will see over 90 of the world’s top designers debut their newest work on the runway and in unique presentations and special events. Today, IMG Fashion announced [...]
The last time Rihanna covered Vogue her flaming red hair gave Disney’s underwater princess Ariel a run for her money, but the pop star’s second cover finds her sporting her new cropped black ‘do with a red dress. A few weeks back Rih tweeted about shooting the new feature and she revealed the cover via [...]
(AP) Adidas canceled plans for a sneaker with a shackle-like ankle cuff Monday night after some critics said it too closely resembled a symbol of slavery. The JS Roundhouse Mid, a high-top sneaker with an orange plastic cuff, was made in collaboration with fashion designer Jeremy Scott. The sneaker “is nothing more than the designer [...]
(Billboard.com) – Kanye’s much anticipated Paris Fashion Week spring 2012 show walked the runway Saturday night. Based in American sportswear, the collection was clean, sexy, and stark. Echoes of Helmut Lang and Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci’s (who sat front row at the show) aesthetics reverberated around the runway as austere colors, and aggressive patterns in [...]
NEW YORK (AP) — Even though she’s got her own fashion line, Lourdes Leon — better known to the masses as Lola, the daughter of Madonna — admits that she had a lot to learn when she first launched the Material Girl brand. “It was really hard at first because I didn’t know what I [...]
WNYC–The second annual Africa Fashion Week begins on Monday, July 11, with more than sixty African designers from all over the world coming to New York City to show their work. A show by Liberia-born designer Korto Momolu, a finalist of Project Runway Season 5, will be the first down the runway. Africa Fashion Week [...]