Sumo wrestler debuts as fashion model

The yokozuna Asashoryu has appeared in the Shibuya Girls Collection show in Tokyo this week and entertained a crowd of 20,000 mostly teenage girls. He was wearing a school uniform as a reference to him starring as a high school student in a recent TV commercial. Source: Relaxnews

Halston Fall 2009 Video Presentation

In the spirit of saving money, Halston presented its fall 2009 collection in a music video instead of on the runway. The video stars Dree Hemingway, a ballerina and granddaughter of the writer Ernest Hemingway, running through a city, wearing a yellow Halston dress and heels, and passing by other Halston-wearing women. The change in … Continued

Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2009 Couture Collection

While the Chanel couture collection was inspired by paper, it was calligraphy that inspired the new Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2009 Haute Couture collection. Set to a huge screen with calligraphy images in motion, Gaultier introduced his dreamy couture creations that featured see-through fabrics, fishnets, embroideries, and high-waisted skirts and pants that illustrated the mastery … Continued

La Perla – Black Label Collection for Valentine’s Day

I have recently attended La Perla’s fashion show in Hong Kong and I loved it ! This season, the theme is Welcome to Hell ! An exciting journey into Dante’s Inferno, a tour into the wardrobe of a lost angel. Fire and flames on lace, tulle as light as smoke, shiny and voluptuous satin. An … Continued

Rain Bi 비 Unveils ‘Six to Five’ Fashion Line

Wildly popular Korean pop singer Rain has launched his own fashion line, called Six to Five. He introduced the collection with a fashion show in Ilsan, which was attended by celebrities and fans alike. “Six to Five means that we are aiming to reach the sixth sense from our original five senses. I also wanted … Continued

Karl Lagerfeld’s silent cinema brings Moscow to Paris

Karl Lagerfeld opened his pre-fall 2009 Chanel show last week with a ten-minute silent short film about Coco Chanel — his directorial debut! Last year, Karl Lagerfeld brought Paris to London, and this year he brings Moscow to Paris, highlighted by his silent film presentation. He shied away from the subtle, with elements of Russian … Continued

JC de Castelbajac x Lego Virtual Fashion Show

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac and Lego teamed up with Agence Four H to create this wonderful 3D Runway show using only LEGOS as his sets, models and audience. The virtual fashion show was broadcasted on French Channels during Paris Fashion Week…