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Velvet evolution

It all stared back in the fall of 2016. Velvet was all over the place and this season the smooth material is revolutionising the style once again. Although many consider it a trend of the past velvet takes on a slightly new persona thanks to the many designers who embraced it for tailored tailored suits, stunning skirts and most importantly sexy dresses.

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2017 Fashion Awards: feminism and green fashion thrives

2017 Fashion Awards: feminism and green fashion thrives
The nominees for the 2017 Fashion Awards were “chosen from hundreds of international names and they represent the most creative talent and innovative businesses of the year” BFC chairman Natalie Massenet told press back in October, when the stars of the night were announced.
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Stella McCartney is redesigning fashion’s future for good

The innovative fashion designer and activist for all things British and green, Stella McCartney is lending her voice to promote change in the fashion industry. Co-hosting the launch of The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s report, ‘A New Textiles Economy: Redesigning fashion’s future’ at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, McCartney urges the industry to change. Read more

Plain plaid from head to toe

Plain plaid from head to toe

We may not be of British heritage, yet we do approve of the ever-lasting stylish menswear staple, tartan.

For the contemporary one this green wool checked jacket from Stella McCartney is ideal to layer over your AW17 daily wear. This signature McCartney jacket features a classic collar, a front zip fastening and a print to the rear.

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#ICouldHaveBeen: Kering’s army against gender-based violence

Running from 20 to 25 November, the Kering Foundation’s 6th annual White Ribbon For Women starstruck campaign #ICouldHaveBeen against gender-based violence was a viral hit with a good cause.

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Fashion is on fire

Fashion is on fire

In the recent past wearing red with pink was regarded a fashion faux-pas. Thankfully not anymore.

Pink is the undisputed colour of our era, the millennials swear by it and this season red, pink, fuchsia and everything in-between mix and match in the year’s most eye-catching trend.

Warm and vibrant these colours are gorgeous for spring days and even better when the weather is grey bringing a fresh take in fashion’s zeitgeist. From soft to hot hues this combination is bold and striking. Literally it’s pure gold on fire.

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Stella McCartney’s latest campaign breaks new ground

Stella McCartney’s latest campaign breaks new ground

The issues of waste and overconsumption are prominent in Stella McCartney’s latest and literally groundbreaking 2017 campaign.

“In collaboration with artist Urs Fischer and photographer Harley Weir, set to the backdrop of the Eastern Coast of Scotland, the man-made landscapes formed from discarded items question what we are leaving for future generations. In one image we see ‘clean waste’ on its way to a recycling centre, contrasted with the harsh reality of landfill in another. Models Brigit Kos, Iana Godnia and Huan Zhou provide striking contrast to the bleak environment, bringing a youthful positivity and hope to the message” comments the British fashion house.

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Checkmate with fashion’s latest obsessions with checks

Checkmate with fashion’s latest obsessions with checks

From a intricately gingham to a tartan print checks are here to stay. Once again.
Fashion’s must-own latest trend is adored by street-stylers and celebrities alike and there are some tricks to own this trend. Read more

Dries Van Notes, McCartney to join Vogue’s first-ever conference

Forces of Fashion is the first event of its kind: For one day only in New York City, a series of intimate and informative dialogues between some of the most talented designers of today and the editors of Vogue. Read more

Men in blue

“Like, duh, men look good in a blue striped shirt. Yet because fashion has been preoccupied with sportswear for a few seasons, classic crisp shirting looked fresh again at the Spring/Summer 2018 menswear shows” comments Financial Times on the everlasting trend of blue shirts that do NOT bring the blues to your wardrobe. Read more