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Resort 17 trends – Bags: Watch out, snakes about!

Snakeskin has been a key material for several seasons and Resort 2017 is no different… almost. This time the material has morphed from some...
Dior

Maria Grazia Chiuri joins Dior’s Hall of Fame of creative directors

As expected Christian Dior has announced the appointment of Maria Grazia Chiuri to the position of artistic director. The former co-creative director of Valentino...
Chanel brand

Tahir’s Tips: Exploiting brand value

While building a successful, recognisable brand in the fashion industry is vital, few businesses and individuals fully capitalise on their brand’s value and often...

Resort 17 trends – Designers say Relax!

Keep it casual if you want to tap into modern fashion’s dominant mood, that’s the message from influencer designers as the Resort 2017 collections...
Maria Grazia Chiuri

Maria Grazia Chiuri will be new Dior designer says report

Dior is preparing to announce one half of Valentino’s dynamic duo as its creative chief, according to a Reuters report today. If true, it...
Ruffles Dresses

Resort 17 Trends – A frill a minute

Frills and ruffles ring the changes for a new pre-season offering an all-items update that can be as dressed up or as dressed down...
Hedi Slimane Kering

Hedi Slimane seeks to have non-compete clause re-instated by Kering

Hedi Slimane, the former creative director at Kering-owned luxury house Yves Saint Laurent, has taken legal action against his former employer to have his...
Anna Wintour at Cannes Lions

Vogue’s Anna Wintour at Cannes Lions: Fashion needs to seek sincerity...

“Dare to be different,” said Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of American Vogue and artistic director of Condé Nast, to a crowd of advertising executives in...

Milan menswear (and women’s): Gucci’s magical journey

Gucci showed its menswear (peppered with womenswear) collection in Milan yesterday and, as is now to be expected, it was a riot of colour,...
Ankle Boots

Resort 17 Trends – Ankle boots: the key updates

The ankle boots remains a key item for pre season but designers are trying to move it forwards with new silhouettes, a dizzying variety...
Dresses Resort 17

Resort 17 trends – Dresses: the three key shapes

The dress is a staple of the summer season but for next Spring three clear shapes emerged from the Resort 17 collections that can...
Bomber Biker Jacket

Resort 17 Trends – Jackets: bomber and biker go into battle

The Resort 17 collections helped settled a debate, which is fashion's favourite new jacket shape - the bomber or the biker? The answer is...
Denim

Resort 17 Trends – Denim: from dressed up to ultra-decorated

With Resort, or Pre-collections, evolution rather than revolution is the name of the game. But there were still plenty of trends to note. Our...
Prada SS17

Milan menswear (and women’s): Prada’s technicolour travellers

Miuccia Prada showed her hotly anticipated SS17 menswear (though it is now billed as men's and women's) in Milan yesterday in a psychedelic show-space that...