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milena canonero The Shining (United Kingdom / USA 1980, director: Stanley Kubrick)

Fashion Features

Clockwork of Kubrick’s Imagination Revealed in London Show

The critically acclaimed London exhibition focuses on the legendary filmmaker and is packed with fashion, illustrations, film sets and interviews.

clock May 17, 2019Tianwei Zhang

Raquel Welch in a Pierre Cardin ensemble in 1970.

Fashion Scoops

Pierre Cardin Retrospective Planned for the Brooklyn Museum This Summer

The space race of the Sixties fascinated Cardin, who has always taken a futuristic approach to his work.

clock April 10, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976–1986 at Cranbrook Art Musuem, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Lifestyle

Punk Returns to Its Roots With Museum of Art and Design Exhibit

“Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986” charts punk rock’s influence on graphic design.

clock April 8, 2019Hannah Malach

Fashion Scoops

Fashion 4 Development Partners With Fashion Institute of Technology

F4D will be helping to expedite programs designed to accelerate the industry at large in order to advance higher education and impact the future of fashion and beauty industries.

clock April 4, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Museum at FIT Explores Its Own History With 50 Years in Fashion

The upcoming show will draw from “The Corset: Fashioning the Body,” “Gothic: Dark Glamour,” “Shoe Obsession,” “Daphne Guinness,” “A Queer History of Fashion,” “Fairy Tale Fashion,” “Black Fashion Designers,” “American Beauty” and other previous exhibitions.

clock January 17, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

A glimpse of "Victoria & Albert: The Wedding," which will air on PBS Jan. 13 and Jan. 20.

People

Queen Victoria’s Role as the Original Royal Influencer to Be Spotlighted in PBS Program

Queen Victoria’s decision to wear a white wedding gown, as a sign of submission, and to marry during daylight hours continues to affect generations of brides.

clock January 11, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Stefan Sagmeister outside of "The Sensory Room" in Vienna.

Fashion Scoops

Sagmeister & Walsh Explore the Power of Beauty with Help from Swarovski at the MAK Museum in Vienna

The new exhibition is a bit of a homecoming for Stefan Sagmeister who was born in Austria and studied in Vienna before relocating to New York.

clock November 1, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

James Galanos in 1955.

People

James Galanos Retrospective on View at Drexel University

In his prime, Galanos was known for being as close to a couturier as America had.

clock October 31, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Design winner Christina Kim. Photo: Madison Voelkel/BFA.com

Parties

Neri Oxman, Christina Kim, Fans Mark National Design Awards at Cooper Hewitt

Shantell Martin and David Rockwell were among the attendees to honor the winners at the Smithsonian Design Museum event.

clock October 19, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Moshe Sadfie and Neri Oxman. Photo: Samantha Nandez/BFA.com

People

Architect, Urban Planner Moshe Safdie Intrigued by Fashion

Reconciling luxury fashion’s functional values versus its escalated prices is worth considering from his point of view.

clock October 19, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion For Good has a new interactive experience in Amsterdam.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion for Good Encourages Consumers to Be More Responsible About Consumption With New ‘Museum’ in Amsterdam

On average, 60 percent more clothing is purchased today compared to 15 years ago, according to Fashion for Good.

clock October 9, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Alessandro Trincone, "Annodami" Alessandro Trincone (Italian, born in 1991) Italian, Spring/Summer 2017 *Photograph by Gioconda & August *Model: Andrea Antonelli *Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Fashion Scoops

‘Gender Bending Fashion’ to Be Focus of New Show at Museum of Fine Arts in Boston Next March

Gender-fluid models and binary fashion are omnipresent, but an upcoming museum exhibition will underline the history of such topics.

clock October 9, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

A 1937 Charles James dress.

Fashion Scoops

‘Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color’ to Debut at the Museum at FIT This Fall

About 80 ensembles will be divided into two sections with the first area addressing the “Pretty in Pink” phenomena with 35 classic examples.

clock July 20, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Carole Baijings and Stefan Scholten.

People

Scholten & Baijings to Lead Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum’s Design by Hand Series

The Amsterdam-based couple started by dyeing carpets one winter day in a garden and now run a 12-person design studio with a Piet Odulf-designed garden.

clock June 25, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Patagonia’s Worn Wear vehicle travels to different locations to offer repairs on-the-spot.

Retail

The Repair Economy Gains Momentum

An estimated $500 billion worth of clothing that is barely worn and rarely recycled is lost annually. In simpler math, the average U.S. citizen throws away 70 lbs. of clothing each year.

clock June 14, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Under Armour's “Unlike Any” campaign featuring  Jessie Graff.

Business

Under Armour's Stock Is Up After New J.P. Morgan Note

clock May 17, 2019Kellie Ell

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