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Dior has its sights well and truly set on London, and it is opening a new Mayfair boutique to prove it. The French fashion house is opening the doors to its new 'House of Dior' store this week, following the showing of its 2017 cruise collection in the UK capital on Tuesday. The four-storey building was designed by star architect Peter Marino to bring together several elements of the Christian Dior brand under one roof.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 7:24 pm
Appointing a new Dior creative director is a "work in progress", the French fashion house's chief executive said on Tuesday, with the luxury label still to name a head designer some six months after Raf Simons left to set up his own brand. Dior, one of the world's most famous designer houses, announced Simons' surprise departure in October after some three years at the helm. "(It is a) work in progress, work in progress and we're giving it a little bit of time," Chief Executive Sidney Toledano told Reuters.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 6:28 pm
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 6:19 pm
By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – Shares in German ecommerce investor Rocket Internet slid on Tuesday after it reported that revenue growth slowed sharply in the first quarter at most of its top start-ups as it took steps to try to reduce their losses. Rocket has pledged that the 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion)it burnt through in 2015 will mark a peak for losses and promises to make three start-ups profitable by the end of 2017. On Tuesday it reported progress towards that goal as the quarterly absolute loss at its main start-ups fell 23 percent on the previous year to 140 million euros.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 12:47 pm
British Vogue celebrates 100 years in 2016 and is continuing its festivities with a newly launched video to look back at its 100 years of making fashion history. The video offers a brief history lesson into the iconic fashion magazine, currently helmed by Editor-in-Chief Alexandra Shulman, looking at everything from movie star makeup in the 1930s to the supermodels of the 1990s. Vogue recently released its Vogue 100 issue, starring the Duchess of Cambridge, and has celebrated its centenary year with a Gala dinner and birthday party, plus lots of fashion at the Vogue Festival and exclusive shop windows around the UK.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 12:39 pm
Jason Wu has teamed up with the global color authority Pantone on a custom shade of grey for the launch of his new fashion line. The designer has unveiled his own shade of the color ahead of the launch of his mainline label's sister brand 'Grey Jason Wu' this June. According to the New York-based Taiwanese Canadian designer, the idea for Grey Jason Wu was inspired by his friends' personal style and a desire to create a collection focused on chic silhouettes and playful graphics representative of his personality.
Posted on 30 May 2016 @ 4:01 pm
Kate Moss's new capsule collection for luxury shirt brand Equipment has been unveiled through a sensual campaign video shot at the supermodel's home in the English countryside. The supermodel has designed a capsule collection for Spring 2016 for the cult label, known for its tailored menswear and modern, androgynous silhouettes. Solely designed by Moss herself, 'Kate Moss for Equipment' features casual pieces such as the brand's classic button downs and archived prints alongside bolder designs such as star-printed silk tie-neck shirts and cropped sweaters with a rock and roll edge.
Posted on 30 May 2016 @ 1:17 pm
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The collection came about after the designer’s boredom with “the small, dainty, personal jewelry.”
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 11:35 pm
Dior showed its latest cruise collection at Blenheim Palace in England.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 10:55 pm
The ads were shot in Rio by Patrick Demarchelier.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 10:22 pm
The store in Wellington is set to open on July 28.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 10:10 pm
The Saks Fifth Avenue president spoke at the Store 2016 conference in Toronto.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 10:08 pm
Design director David Curcurito is the latest to depart Esquire.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 10:06 pm
The French fashion house held two shows of its 2016 Metiers d’Arts collection in the Chinese capital.
Posted on 31 May 2016 @ 9:50 pm