After a Year of Digital Shows, Do We Still Need IRL Fashion Week?

Fashion week is in a bit of a strange place right now. It’s not just that the thought of congregating in a tiny space to look at clothes feels somewhat jarring (to put it lightly), when there’s an ongoing pandemic and so much of the world is still tip-toeing in and out of lockdowns. It’s also that the whole concept of fashion shows, where people fly from all over the world to see collections that won’t be released for another six months, seems odd in an era of smartphones and instant gratification, not to mention our growing awareness of the

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Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Dua Lipa, Jonah Hill, Cardi B, and More

Looking for beach attire? Dua Lipa has those summer dreams covered. The pop star posed pretty and sun-soaked on a yacht this past week in a curve-skimming dress by the designer Louisa Ballou. It was pure ‘70s cool: the slinky dress with blue and orange petals boasted a killer V-cut down to the navel, connected by an O-ring. It’s the ultimate hot-weather look.

Someone else showing some skin was Cardi B. The rapper took a pregnant mirror selfie dripping in gold to promote Normani’s “Wild Side” which Cardi B’s was featured on. The gilded look, which included a bikini and

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A swimsuit model at 71: ‘You’ve only got one body so you may as well be proud of it’ | Australian fashion week

Sarah Grant donned a swimsuit to make her Australian fashion week runway debut on Thursday, at the age of 71.

Wearing a black scoop-neck one-piece with a breezy floral over shirt, Grant walked the Aqua Blu show to a capacity crowd at Carriageworks in Sydney.

“It’s great for older women to see a more mature person wearing an outfit because then they can relate to it, and it’s good for business because baby boomers are one of the largest demographics when it comes to buying fashion,” Grant says. “Wearing a swimsuit wasn’t a problem for me because 70 is the

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Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Bad Bunny, Tracee Ellis Ross, Devon Lee Carlson, and More

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Bad Bunny post a dreamy look on the feed. The last time was when he wore a crop top in a bathroom selfie that showed off his washboard abs. But no fear, the babetastic artist gave us an eyeful in what looks like to be a private plane selfie: he wore a sky blue t-shirt, a shorts set with a matching hat, and a workwear-style brown jacket covered in pins. So what was Bad Bunny up to? I guess we’ll have to wait and see what he drops next.

Another selfie that is

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This Week, the Best Dressed Stars Served Up Fashion History Lessons

The most impactful style moments always have a story. Last week, as stars finished awards season on a high note, they sought out pieces whose history was as fascinating as their design. The trend began at the Independent Spirit Awards, where elegance trumped indie cred. Host Melissa Villaseñor may have delighted the audience with her impressions of Gen-Z celebrities, but her double-breasted Dior suit would have made Old Hollywood legends Marlene Dietrich and Katherine Hepburn proud.

The event’s flights of fancy were similarly retro. Kate Mara’s diamond patterned Miu Miu mini-skirt and matching pearl-embellished jacket and Julia Garner’s marabou-covered Prada

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5 Designers to Know From Seoul Fashion Week Fall 2021

It was just over a year ago when Seoul Fashion Week became one of the first major fashion events to fall victim to the coronavirus. Due to South Korea’s locus as an early hotspot for the pandemic, the announcement of its postponement was made while Paris Fashion Week was still very much underway. While the situation in South Korea is currently stable, the week’s organizers were keen to ensure that this season’s events went ahead as responsibly as possible, with all of the shows live-streamed without an audience. Yet what emerged from these limitations was a surprising amount of creativity,

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Top International Fashion News of the Week | 04.04.21

 

Carla Zampatti has passed away, and Chanel debuted its new collaboration with V Magazine. Stay up to date with the latest international fashion news stories of the week.

 

Carla Zampatti Passes Away

The iconic Australian designer, Carla Zampatti, has died after a severe fall last week. Last Friday, the 78-year old slipped down a set of stairs in Sydney while attending the La Traviata opera. She spent a week in a coma but sadly did not re-awake. Designers, models, and other icons have paid tribute to the designer, who greatly influenced the industry and empowered women for more than half

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The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Kylie Jenner, Chrissy Teigen, and Miley Cyrus

It’s really starting to feel like spring in the city. And when there is warm weather, there are some stellar looks that come out to play. Our inspiration this week for getting out and getting dressed is Parker Kit Hill. The artist, model, and dancer basked in the sun in New York City. His casual look was elevated by a Burberry bucket hat, a delicious velvet Chanel bag, and some kicky heeled boots.

Kylie Jenner is feeling similarly, writing in her Instagram caption: “ok i’m ready for warm weather now.” But Jenner didn’t do shorts and a tank to usher

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Paris Fashion Week: Escapism, innovation and hints of joy

Written by Fiona Sinclair Scott, CNN

Contributors Leah Dolan, CNN

In late February last year, Paris was quietly falling into the clutches of the coronavirus pandemic as packed runway shows took place at locations around the city during Paris Fashion Week. Event attendees joked uneasily about adopting the fashion cliché of air kissing, and applied extra lashings of hand sanitizer as they compared notes about who was being allowed back into the office or had been asked too quarantine at home “as a precautionary measure.” Despite it all, the event was largely uninterrupted and most attendees went about the business

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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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