A round-up of the key fashion weeks, trade fairs and consumer events of 2013.
Here’s our slideshow featuring some of the most unusual looks from the past 12 months.
Scottish cashmere company Barrie Knitwear is the latest brand to be acquired by French fashion house, Chanel.
Dolce & Gabbana will launch its first ever couture collection next month, which will be unveiled during a presentation in Sicily on July 9.
Band of Outsiders is staging the “Longest Show Ever” with their single model living in a Parisian gallery for 60 straight hours, leaving only to change looks every 90 minutes during waking hours.
Newly appointed Yves Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane will present his upcoming women’s resort line to selected buyers only.
The BOSS Black Fashion Show Beijing Fall/Winter 2012 will be streamed LIVE in 3D on hugoboss.com on May 18th 2012.
On May 14 Karl Lagerfeld presented Chanel’s 2013 Cruise collection around the Trois Fontaines Bosquet fountains at the Château de Versailles near Paris.
Joining the likes of Alessandra Ambrosio, Miranda Kerr and Candice Swanepoel, Toni Garrn has been confirmed as the latest Victoria’s Secret Angel.
Louis Vuitton has a day of live streaming events planned for March 7 ahead of its Paris Fashion Week presentation and Arts Décoratifs exhibition launch. LV has teamed up with Louise Roe for the big day, with the British fashion journalist to host a live stream of Wednesday’s 10:00 F/W 2012 show at www.louisvuitton.com. Then, from … Continued
Valentino will live stream its Haute Couture fashion show at valentino.com, allowing fans front row access to the January 25 presentation when it kicks off 18:30 CET. Although Valentino previously streamed couture shows live to selected boutiques, this will be the first time an online couture stream is offered from the Italian label. Kicking off … Continued
The annual Chanel Metier D’Arts premiere took place in Paris’s Grand Palais Tuesday December 6 with an India-themed luxury show.
It seems as if this year’s color explosion was only the beginning: there was a downright abundance of bright-orange and hot-pink dresses on New York’s runways, while tribals helped to combine colors.
Paris will be hosting the first combined culinary and couture show next week in which some iconic fashion and pastry houses collaborate for an outdoor, sensory exhibit. In the grandeur of the city’s Palais Royal, fashion houses like Christian Dior and French celebrity chefs like Jean-Francois Piège and Jean-Georges Vongerichten will exhibit their interpretations of … Continued
According to Uk publication The Telegraph, the fashion-conscious rapper is getting ready to show his first full men’s and women’s ranges this fall. Kanye West is currently working on the high-end creations, based out of a studio in central Paris, the paper quotes a source. Just last year, he had told Elle: “Did you not … Continued
South Korea’s capital city has told Italian fashion house Fendi to remove all fur items from a show of its fall/winter collection due to complaints from animal rights groups. “We have received complaints from animal rights activists and saw negative public opinion on the Internet… we can’t let such a controversial thing be staged at … Continued
Giambattista Valli has just been elected as guest of the French Chambre Syndicale, the organization in charge of the haute couture shows. In what is an unusual move for the notoriously exclusive committee consisting of design houses such as Armani, Valentino and Elie Saab, a young and independent designer has been granted a spot on … Continued
Celebrities including Vanessa Paradis, Blake Lively, and Rachel Bilson looked on as Karl Lagerfeld showed his annual Croisière collection at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes on the French Riviera on May 9.
For anyone whose invitation to Chanel’s resort show in the South of France on May 9 got lost in the mail, its creative head Karl Lagerfeld will release a new short film, showcasing the cruise collection in a dramatic surrounding. A teaser released May 5 depicts “friends of the House” including French actress Anna Mouglalis, … Continued
British fashion house Burberry is taking its runway presentations to new heights in Beijing April 13. The fashion-meets-technology extravaganza staged at the Beijing Television Center will feature British band Keane’s first performance in China, “life-like” holograms, and of course lots of coats on lots of top models. A teaser released on YouTube also states that … Continued