Consumers Demand More Realistic Images of Beauty - January 27, 2010 01:20 PM
Spain’s proposed ban on late night beauty ads coincides with fashion industry trends touting healthier, more realistic images of women.
Emerging Cities of Fashion: Istanbul - June 19, 2009 08:00 AM
Ottoman-inspired styles are popping up on runways in established fashion capitals around the globe. Istanbul has long been a source of textiles for the fashion world, but now the bi-continental city is becoming a hub of culture and design in its own right.
Roundup of Fashion Week Fall 2009: Paris - March 16, 2009 11:00 AM
Paris Fall 2009 Fashion Week embraced the current recession by turning it on its head: ostentation, bright colors and pieces verging on the outlandish responded to the economic downturn by insulting it rather than granting it concessions. Other designers incorporated 1980s trends, such as wide shoulders and high-waisted pants, in the latest iteration of fashion’s usual 20-year cycle.
Roundup of Fashion Week Fall 2009: Milan - March 05, 2009 08:15 AM
Milan Fashion Week is arguably the most luxurious fashion and accessories showcase of all the fashion weeks. Italian fashion design is known for timeless pieces and the use of rich fabrics and fur. Fall 2009 spoke to these traditions, somewhat more—but not too much more—conservatively than usual.
Roundup of Fashion Week Fall 2009: London - March 02, 2009 09:45 AM
London Fashion Week turned 25 this year, and flaunted the milestone with Fall 2009 shows that captured the event’s usual blend of youth, adventurousness and edgy sophistication.
Parisian Art Models Stage Nude Strike - December 16, 2008 12:58 PM
Models who pose nude for Paris art schools faced cold temperatures as they appeared outside unclothed to strike for better wages, benefits and respect.