Maxime Simoens

Designer and Luxury

Loris Azzaro Appoints Maxime Simoëns Artistic Director

The French designer will oversee the house’s couture collections, ready-to-wear lines and men’s and women’s accessories.

clock 22hKatya Foreman

Fashion Scoops

Puma Signs Long-term Contract With Olympique de Marseille

The announcement comes days after Adidas announced it would not be renewing its contract with the French league one soccer club, marking the end of a decades-long partnership.

clock 16hKatya Foreman

Members of the jury of H&M Foundation’s Global Change Award

Textiles

H&M Foundation Names Winners of Second Edition of Global Change Award

Members of the public can vote online until April 2 to determine how much money each project should receive.

clock 20hJoelle Diderich

Gemfields rough emeralds

Fashion Scoops

Gemfields Partners With Gübelin Gem Lab on New Emerald Traceability Technology

The technology works by applying nanoparticles on emeralds during the mining stage.

clock 21hNatalie Theodosi

woolmark wool

Textiles

Ath-leisure-Clad, Sustainably Aware Consumers Catapult Wool Market

Demand is up, costs are high and shoppers are watching.

clock March 27, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

D-Vec RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Features

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2017: The Highlights

Tokyo Fashion Week shone through.

clock March 27, 2017Andrew Shang

Ralph Lauren RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Features

Instant Fashion: Doubts Grow

Tom Ford is done with instant fashion. What does that mean for the rest of the designers who jumped on the see-now-buy-now bandwagon?

clock March 27, 2017Jessica Iredale

Jay Hertwig at the Yadkinville Repreve Recycling Center.

Textiles

Unifi Spins Survival Into Prosperity With Repreve

The Repreve facility in Yadkinville, N.C., is the largest texturized yarn manufacturing plant in the country, with 72 texturing machines.

clock March 27, 2017Arthur Friedman

A cotton-polyester checked woven by Bonotto.

Textiles

Function Goes Fancy in Textiles

For spring 2018, mills are taking a less obvious approach to functional fabrics, with creative visual impact, textural effects and unexpected hands moving the spotlight away from techy aspects.

clock March 27, 2017Katya Foreman

Bed JW Ford RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Bed J.W. Ford RTW Fall 2017

The designer created a softer, more feminine version of men’s tailoring in mostly muted, solid colors.

clock March 26, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Fashion Scoops

Pierre Bergé Talks Political Persuasions

In an interview published in French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche on Sunday, Bergé expressed his support for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron who is running neck-and-neck with the National Front’s Marine Le Pen in the French presidential race.

clock March 26, 2017Katya Foreman

Doublet RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Doublet RTW Fall 2017

For his first runway collection the designer drew inspiration from Nineties themes such as grunge and raves, with a healthy dose of irony.

clock March 26, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Ethosens RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Ethosens RTW Fall 2017

Yui Hashimoto explored the concept of a time lag, which he expressed as uneven hems, mixed stripes, and slanted plackets.

clock March 26, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Sulvam RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Sulvam RTW Fall 2017

Teppei Fujita demonstrated both his creative chops and a keen business understanding with a technically strong yet deconstructed offering.

clock March 26, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Fashion Scoops

Armed Robbers Raid Cartier Store in Monte Carlo

A police manhunt is on for two suspects after the dramatic daytime heist.

clock March 25, 2017Katya Foreman

Street style at Tokyo fashion week fall 2017.

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2017

Youthful angst wound its way through Tokyo Fashion Week in bright colors and loose shapes.

clock March 24, 2017Andrew Shang

Turnbull & Asser Bespoke

Fashion Scoops

Prince Charles’ Tailors, Turnbull & Asser, Kick Off Spring Events in Los Angeles

The heritage British brand will kick off a spring bespoke tour of the U.S. in Los Angeles.

clock March 24, 2017Marcy Medina

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