High-Octane Hues and a Sense of Ease at Dior

Christian Dior Autumn/Winter 2014 | Source: Nowfashion.com

There was a sense of ease about this collection that had been missing in all of Simons’ previous work at the house — and it was pleasing to see its return into the designer’s repertoire, writes Jessica Michault for Nowfashion.com.

 

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Oscars Red Carpet: A Runway of Sharp Elbows and High Fashion Stakes

Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet | Source: Reuters

LOS ANGELES, United States — Success on the red carpet can buy cachet that no advertising can. With stakes that high, the more established houses are raising their game and leaving little room for newcomers to make a splash, like they might have a decade ago.

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Market Pulse | Giving Thanks?

Savigny Luxury Index November 2013 | Source: Savigny Partners

Investors are moving away from bigger groups towards smaller brands and American “affordable luxury.” Meanwhile, the jury is still out as to whether the crucial trading period from Thanksgiving to Christmas will deliver strong results, but sentiment remains positive, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.

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Fashion’s Art Fair Love Affair

Dior Homme campaign S/S 2014 | Photo: Karim Sadli

Today, to coincide with the start of Art Basel Miami Beach, Hettie Judah considers the increasingly intertwined markets for fashion and art. Tomorrow, we examine the anatomy of fashion’s most spectacular artist collaboration to date: Yayoi Kusama for Louis Vuitton.

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Top 10 Fashion Films of the Season

This season, brands embraced strong scripts, serious acting talent and heavy-hitting directors like never before, resulting in a crop of winning fashion films largely driven by the kind of compelling storytelling long missing from the genre. Sit back, relax and enjoy BoF’s Top 10 Fashion Films of the Season.

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Photo Diary | Paris Fashion Week, Days 1-6: Dries van Noten, Rick Owens, Lanvin, Dior, Stella McCartney

Dries van Noten Spring/Summer 2014 | Photo: Sonny Vandevelde

PARIS, France — Today, contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde brings us backstage imagery from the Anthony Vaccarello, Dries van Noten, Damir Doma, Manish Arora, Balmain, Rick Owens, Lanvin, Dior, Acne and Stella McCartney shows at Paris Fashion Week.

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