Barbara Barker

A look from Sybilla's capsule collection in collaboration with Ecoalf.

Fashion Scoops

Sybilla Teams With Sustainable Fashion Brand

The 10-piece line features reversible coats and jackets.

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The Desigual Barcelona headquarters.

Retail

Desigual’s Consumer-Centric Transformation Plan

The Spanish retailer plans to change 25 percent of its collections monthly to compete better with fast fashion.

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Street style at 080 Barcelona.

Street Style

They Are Wearing: 080 Barcelona

The Catalan capital doesn’t have an official fashion week — but 080 Fashion Barcelona is the next best thing.

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Cosima Ramírez (daughter of Agatha Ruiz de la Prada) at MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID (Sept. 2016, Madrid, Spain)

People

Cósima Ramírez on Spanish Fashion, Social Media and Optimism

The daughter of designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada talks about her role in the brand — and everything else.

clock December 28, 2016Barbara Barker

The scene at the Loewe party

Parties

Loewe Unleashes Trio of Parties to Fete Madrid Flagship

Juliette Binoche and Luke Evans were among guests who shuttled around town.

clock November 18, 2016Miles Socha and Barbara Barker

The Casa Loewe store in Madrid, Spain.

Designer and Luxury

‘Think Loewe,’ Jonathan Anderson Tells Spain

A new Madrid flagship, exhibition, book and calendar trumpet the brand’s new look.

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Miguel Báez, Carolina Herrera de Báez, Reinaldo Herrera, Carolina Herrera, Ambassador James Costos and Michael Smith

Parties

Carolina Herrera Marks 35-Year Milestone in Madrid

U.S. Ambassador James Costos hosted a lavish party bathed in red light.

clock November 16, 2016Barbara Barker

Mercedes Benz Madrid Fashion Week

Designer and Luxury

Madrid Fashion Week Struggles as Designers Drop Out

With few overseas buyers and overlapping with London Fashion Week, the Madrid shows saw a 10 percent drop in attendance.

clock September 28, 2016Barbara Barker

Madrid Fashion Week

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Madrid Fashion Week

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid drew fashionistas to the Spanish capital.

clock September 19, 2016Barbara Barker

Pronovias Bridal Spring 2017

Designer and Luxury

Pronovias Goes Traditional With Bridal Looks for 2017

Dresses ranged from form-fitting silhouettes and shapely fit-and-flare to full-skirted gowns in fine embroidered laces, a new “stretch” chiffon, crepe and embroidered tulle.

clock May 4, 2016Barbara Barker

A look by Naeem Khan at Barcelona Bridal Fashion week.

Designer and Luxury

Barcelona Shows Display Strength of Spain’s Bridal Sector

The country is the largest manufacturer of bridal wear in Europe and the second-largest in the world after China.

clock May 3, 2016Barbara Barker

A look by Agatha Ruiz de la Prada.

Fashion Features

Spanish Fashion: On the Bandwagon?

The conversation about consumer-focused presentations is starting among some designers in the Spanish capital.

clock March 18, 2016Barbara Barker

A fall '16 look from Sybilla.

Designer and Luxury

Sybilla Gets Set for Paris Presentation

The designer will present her collection from Tuesday through March 10.

clock February 29, 2016Barbara Barker

Street style in Madrid

Street Style

They Are Wearing: Madrid Fashion Week

Held from Feb. 19 to 23 in the sprawling IFEMA fairgrounds north of the city, the five-day event brought out a more adventurous crowd than usual.

clock February 23, 2016Barbara Barker

Street style at Barcelona

Street Style

They Are Wearing: 080 Barcelona

Catalans took to mild February climes with spunk and savvy — and plenty of attitude.

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