A number of prestigious retailers have been squeezing young London designers on payment terms and, in some cases, failing to pay on time, which can be debilitating for emerging fashion businesses. These practices must be stopped.
As London Fashion Week comes to a close, Morgan O’Donovan brings us backstage images from the Autumn/Winter 2013 collections.
Today, BoF columnist Bandana Tewari reports on Project Renaissance, a unique collaboration between Indian artisans and international fashion brands organised by Vogue India in celebration of the magazine’s fifth anniversary. MUMBAI, India — Living in India, it’s not difficult to see the magic that lies in the country’s artisanal crafts and textiles. From the foothills of the Himalayas to the tip of Kanyakumari, there is tremendous
LONDON, United Kingdom — In recent seasons, a cyclone of dizzying digital prints has blown across the fashion landscape, quickening the pulse of fashion editors and making cash registers ring. Perhaps nowhere did the whirlwind seem stronger than outside the shows, where ‘it-girls’ in graphic, printed pieces by young designers like Mary Katrantzou, Jonathan Saunders and Peter Pilotto made coquettish plays for the attention of street
Then Comes the 4th Dimension (IHT) “To be modern in fashion today, a designer needs a sculptural knowledge of the human body, an architect’s understanding of graphic proportions and an ability to absorb the digital revolution. Then comes the fourth dimension. The Paris shows for summer 2013 over fashion’s long weekend have divided the protagonists into those who get the depth of possibilities — and those who are still making