Fashion and politics have always had a rather tumultuous relationship. Think back to a few years ago when Karl Lagerfeld co-opted feminism, creating a women-only protest on Chanel’s SS15 runway that was slammed for its superficiality. Since Donald Trump’s election, designers in all four fashion capitals have jumped on the political bandwagon.
With only Paris left to go, the AW17 Fashion Weeks are almost over. And though clear-cut trends are still yet to be seen, one colour has been appearing again and again on the runways. Burgundy first popped up in New York at Kanye West’s Yeezy show and has since dominated the collections of Versus, Marc Jacobs and Roksanda. The shade, which references military garb, has been used on a multitude of utility wear as well as more elegant dresses and vinyl pieces.
Plenty of brands have adopted the see now, buy now model first started by industry giant Burberry. In layman’s terms, that means you can buy any look as soon as it’s stepped off the runway. No more waiting for six months until it hits stores. This season, the likes of Topshop Unique, Christopher Kane and Tommy Hilfiger (in collaboration with Gigi Hadid natch) have made their designs available to buy straight away.
Kendall Jenner walks the Moschino Fall/Winter 2017 show in Milan on Feb. 23. Carrie Bradshaw had put a bird on her head, but Kendall Jenner just beat her: She opened the Moschino show wearing a UPS crate as a hat.
Just days after making her debut on the Yeezy runway, Halima Aden is booking major gigs at Milan Fashion Week. On Wednesday, the 19-year-old breakout star walked in Alberta Ferretti and Thursday morning she lead the pack during the Max Mara finale wearing an impeccable camel coat and a hijab that perfectly matched. Halima Aden walks the runway at the Max Mara show during Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2017/18 on February 23, 2017 in Milan, Italy.
The AW17 season has kicked off. The A-listers were out in full force for New York and London Fashion Week and now it’s Paris’ turn.
A new fashion month is almost upon us, leaving everyone to wonder what newsworthy moments there will be. Will anything top the supermodel falls or the celebrity appearances that have come in years before? We’ll just have to wait and see. Until then, here’s fashion history’s most shocking moments featuring genitalia, cream pies and hospital trips. 56 designers share their Fall 2017 show inspirations Kanye West reschedules Yeezy show after backlas
All of the best designers from Balmain, Chanel and Dior showcase at Fashion Week. Therefore, it attracts the most famous models in the biz take to hit the runway. This season’s celeb lined catwalks have already seen Queens Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid strut their stuff. Plus, we’ve also seen some newcomers such as Sofia Richie.
Moschino’s valley of the dolls [Photo: Instagram/itsjeremyscott] Jeremy Scott’s kitsch Moschino collections are not for the faint-hearted. After garnering daring celebrity fans including Katy Perry, the designer chose to one-up himself by riffing on paper dolls for SS17. Setting the Milan catwalk on fire, here’s everything you need to know about Moschino’s latest show. Doctor’s orders [Photo: Instagram/vogueindia] The Invite: Scott is known for his wacky invites that earn almost as many Instagram posts as the show itself.
Gigi Hadid was assaulted after walking in the Max Mara show [Photo: Max Mara] At Milan Fashion Week, a man has just broken the golden rule of fashion: don’t touch the models. On leaving the Max Mara show with sister Bella, supermodel-in-the-making Gigi Hadid was manhandled by a guy on the street. After lifting Gigi into the air and ignoring Bella’s pleas to let go, the man (believed to be notorious internet prankster Vitalli Sediuk) eventually dropped her and ran off with Gigi giving chase until security intervened. A video showing the kerfuffle was posted on Twitter.
Come Thursday, Paris Fashion Week will officially be over, along with the country-spanning marathon we know as Fashion Month. And while most of us will have to wait until September for next season’s trends to hit the racks, there are always a few lucky starlets who’re able to get their hands on some of the most coveted looks to hit the Fall 2016 runways, way before the public. From Selena Gomez looking red hot in Cushnie Et Ochs after the Grammys to Gigi Hadid getting sultry in one-day-old Versace, here 12 looks that went straight from the Fall 2016 runways to the street without skipping a beat. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day
New York Fashion Week has officially come to a close, and as the slowly wearying fashion pack moves on to the next round of shows in London, we’re paying tribute to the coolest, quirkiest, and most try-hard street style looks we saw this week. Read on for the senior superlatives of New York street style. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.
If you don’t believe in magic, at least you’ve got Dolce & Gabbana. The Italian label went hardcore princess on the runway today with a Fall 2016 collection dedicated to Cinderella, Snow White, and even Cruella de Vil. (Fine, she’s not a princess. But like Maleficent, she’s lethally chic.)