- SPRING/SUMMER 2016 FASHION WEEK KICKS OFF
The first week of the Spring/Summer 2016 fashion shows kicked off in New York on the 10th of September with a great line up of brilliant designers. The highlight of the week so far has been Givenchy which usually shows at Paris fashion week however with the brand coincidentally opening a flagship store in New York held an astounding show directed by Marina Abramović open to 1200 members of the public.
- MEADHAM KIRCHHOFF DISSOLVES
British design duo Edward Meadham and Benjamin Kirchhoff have recently announced the dissolution of their renowned brand due to huge debts and loss of their archive pieces. This news has come as a shock to the industry as it was one of the anticipated shows at London fashion week.
- SCHIAPARELLI INTRODUCES A READY TO WEAR LINE
Iconic couture brand Schiaparelli has introduced a ready to wear line which has been stated by the brand as Pret-a-Couture which falls between ready to wear and made to measure couture.The pret-a-couture line which would maintain its exclusivity would be debuted at upcoming Paris fashion show an it would be shown over the course of 4 days.
- JANE BIRKIN AND HERMES MEND DIFFERENCES
In July this year the Jane Birkin who is the inspiration for the now Iconic Birkin Hermes bag announced she would be cutting ties with the brand and asked that her name be removed from the bags due to unethical production of croc skin bags. However after an investigation into the production methods of the croc skin bags and a promised commitment of the brand to ethical production methods, Jane Birkin has now expressed that she is satisfied with the production of the bags and would maintain her name on the bags.
- RIHANNA DEBUTS HER SHOE DESIGN FOR PUMA
Singer Rihanna was named the creative director for sports wear brand Puma 2014 and the brand has just released her first shoe design which comes in a creeper silhouette and bears the brands staple black and white colours. You can shop them Here
Sources: Vogue Uk, Business of Fashion and Fashionista