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Bridal Spring 2017 Trend: Relaxed Elegance

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:00
From billowing bohemian dresses to jumpsuits, the spring bridal runways showed an assortment of laid-back, low-key looks.

BNKR Sets Downtown L.A. Opening

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 18:21
The Australian retailer’s long-awaited entrance into the U.S. market is set for next month.

Fashion Week Mexico Sees New Partnerships, Locations

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 17:57
The week showed the first fruits of last year’s merger between Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Mexico, Nook and Mexico’s Fashion Film Festival, now in its second edition.

Alber Elbaz Removed From Lanvin Board

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 17:32
The decision follows his ouster last October as the French firm’s artistic director.

Area, Dropel Team Up on Hydrophobic T-Shirts

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 17:27
New York-based ready-to-wear label Area has teamed up with Dropel on a collection of unisex, liquid-repellent cotton T-shirts for fall.

Zoë Jordan Launched Men’s Knits With Spirited Pub Quiz

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:42
Patrick Grant and Eddie Jordan got shout-y over one particular answer.

Istituto Marangoni in London Launches Scholarship Campaign

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:00
Scholarship applications are open to students until April 30.

Think Tank: Why Millennials Are the Future of Luxury

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:09
Gabrielle Rein discusses why Millennials are important, and how brands are wooing them.

Rakuten in Japan to Deliver Golf Gear, Snacks by Drone

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 13:56
A one-month trial of the service will begin May 9 at a golf course outside of Tokyo.

Copyright Protection a Must for Designers, According to Panelists at Fashion Law Institute Panel

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:30
For fashion designers of all scales, copyright protection is a much-needed precaution in this digital age. That was the message from a foursome of authorities discussing “Parallel Worlds: Copyright, Cheerleaders and Conceptual Separability” at Friday’s Fashion Law Institute Symposium. Moderated by Fordham’s Susan Scafidi, the hourlong discussion explored how U.S. copyright protection for clothing and other “useful articles” is currently limited to conceptually separable elements such as fabric prints and lace patterns. The term also applies to the frequently cited case of Kieselstein-Cord v. Accessories by Pearl, which deemed that Barry Kieselstein-Cord’s artistic belt buckles were closer to jewelry than their utilitarian counterparts. Afterward, Kieselstein-Cord said many designers don’t pursue copyright protection simply because they are not informed. “They’re not aware of it, because designers, generally speaking, are artists. Most of them don’t have a business background,” he said. “They need someone from the real world to tell them how to protect themselves.” Kieselstein-Cord said, “In the world of fashion, art and design, the art of the rip-off is very much at hand. They’ll get young artists and designers, and a predatory company will want to rip them off very quickly, make a killing and then pay a small fee. They already know

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Charlotte Olympia Teams With Bodyism on Activewear Line

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:08
The collection is to launch in May.

UN Trust Fund Teams With SeeMe on Orange Heart Necklace

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:28
The necklaces are made by survivors of violence in Tunisia.

Hyères 2016 Winners Hail from Finland, Sweden

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:24
The Finnish designers Hanne Jurmu and Anton Vartiainen, plus Amanda Svert from Sweden, scooped prizes.

Fashion’s Governing Bodies Meet in Hyères

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 08:15
Heads of the four fashion capitals discussed digital, sustainability, education and the future of men's and women's fashion shows.

Woolmark to Publish Magazine Touting Australian Merino Wool in High-End Fashion

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 04:01
The magazine will showcase the benefits and qualities of Australian Merino wool in a high-end fashion context.

Karl Lagerfeld to Display 200 Photos in Havana

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 04:01
The exhibition coincides with a cruise show for Chanel, and a month-long showcase of French culture in Cuba.

Jonathan Anderson Talks Design and Craftsmanship in Beijing

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 01:25
The designer was in the Chinese capital for the unveiling of a Loewe pop-up shop and installation.

Rachel Roy Stung on Social Media After Beyoncé Album Drops

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 22:20
Roy poked the Beyhive with an Instagram post.

Wataru Tominaga Scoops Fashion Prize in Hyères

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 20:35
The Japan-born, 28-year-old designer — who graduated from Central Saint Martins last year — impressed judges with his playful men's wear silhouettes.

Young Royals Launch Mental Health Awareness Initiative

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 19:17
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry wore blue headbands in a two-minute video to promote the campaign.