From the highlands to the runway: why the kilt is taking over fashion

With fans in Virgil Abloh, Lil Nas X, Molly Goddard, and more, Scotland’s national dress is going global thanks to its inherent gender fluidity and endless styling possibilities

What do you think of when you think of kilts? Could it be the celtic cheese of Outlander or Disney Pixar’s Brave? Or maybe it’s the tongue-in-cheek sex appeal of Scott’s Porage Oats ads? Whatever springs to mind, it’s likely not the catwalks of London and Paris, where Molly Goddard and Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton debuted kilts for SS21. Nor is it the hot seat on Jimmy Fallon, where Lil

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Paris Fashion Week: Coperni transforms a colossal arena into a drive-in runway

Over the past year, fashion collections have been shown primarily through video and ultra-limited, socially distanced live presentations due to the ongoing pandemic. Now, a drive-in runway show can be added to the fashion world’s creative workarounds thanks to French fashion brand Coperni.

On Thursday, during Paris Fashion Week, Coperni co-founders Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant ushered in a fleet of 36 cars carrying 70 guests into the 20,100-seat AccorHotels Arena in Paris. Drivers used their headlights to illuminate models walking down between them in the brand’s autumn-winter 2021 collection.

Models walk between rows of cars at Coperni’s autumn-winter

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Ella Emhoff makes surprise runway debut at New York Fashion Week

Written by Leah Dolan, CNN

Ella Emhoff has made her official runway debut for American label Proenza Schouler at New York Fashion Week.

The stepdaughter of Vice President Kamala Harris first caught the public’s attention at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, when her embellished Miu Miu coat went viral and made her the event’s sartorial breakout star.
Shortly after the ceremony, Emhoff was signed to IMG Models. The agency’s formidable directory includes supermodels Karlie Kloss and Gisele Bündchen as well as Bella and Gigi Hadid.

Like many other brands, Proenza Schouler is presenting its Fall-Winter 2021 womenswear collection digitally this

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