Fashion Review of Alexander Wang, Altuzarra, Louise Goldin, Prabal Gurung

But until there are real technical advances in fashion — new materials, alternatives to a sewing machine — there won’t be new ideas. A gifted designer like Miuccia Prada can generate an emotional response to her clothes by connecting them to available ideas in culture, but she’s not really dealing in new design ideas. In […]

10 hot South Korean fashion brands and where to buy them

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> South Korea’s latest fast fashion brand 8seconds is Samsung’s answer to Uniqlo and Zara. Its latest ad campaign stars Sohee of the Wonder Girls, one of the most fashionable young stars in the country. The brand has foreign […]

Many NBA stars passionate about fashion – Austin American

Tall, trim and wearing catwalk clothes, pro basketball stars have stepped up their style. On the court, of course, they’re in uniform, and the NBA Finals are showing off the red and black of the Miami Heat and the silver and black of the San Antonio Spurs. But after the games, there’s a whole lot […]

Get ready for Open Runway — fashion’s answer to open mic night

Local fashion scene booster Los Angeles Fashion Council has joined forces with fashion-themed Hollywood nightclub Couture Los Angeles to create a showcase and competition for emerging designers in a format loosely based on the open mic nights found on the comedy club circuit. According to the fashion council’s Kelsi Smith (whose tireless efforts on behalf of the city’s style […]

CCA’s Annual Fashion Show, or How Everything I Know About Fashion I …

Event By Erika Milvy | May 26, 2013 As Gilda Radner once said, “I base my fashion taste on what doesn’t itch.” But nonetheless, I sacrificed a perfectly good night of TV watching to escort my 11 year old to the California College of the Arts Fashion Show last Friday, May 17, 2013. The sold […]

Move over fashionistas – the stylistas are here

The year 1993 was a momentous one for culture. Cheers served its last beer. Jurassic Park came out. Lorena Bobbitt was acquitted after chopping off her husband’s penis. And, on page 100 of Thing of Beauty, Stephen Fried’s biography of model Gia Carangi, the word “fashionista” was invented. As Fried wrote in a recent article […]

Kate Middleton Chooses Three New Charities

Kate Middleton visits Dumfries House in Ayrshire, Scotland, April 5, 2013.

By Katie Kindelan   Getty Images Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton is expecting her initial child in Jul but it’s now transparent that she won’t be only decorating a hothouse or spending time on her newest hobby, knitting, in a meantime. Instead, a duchess will be devoting her time to 3 new charities that any […]

Hood by Air Has a Fashion Moment

The models, including a gender-contorting female performance artist from San Francisco named Boy Child, wore white-out eye contacts, light-up mouthpieces and an assortment of “luxury street wear” that included baggy pairs of athletic shorts, sweatshirts with satellite screen shots and silk-screened T-shirts. By the time ASAP Rocky closed the show — wearing a backward white […]

Japanese Man Takes the Term "Fashion Killa" Too Seriously

We’ve all heard—and rapped the lyrics in our heads—A$AP Rocky’s Fashion Killa, but one Japanese man took that terminology a little too seriously. Tatsujiro Fukasawa allegedly put hydrofluoric acid in the heels of a woman that he had been obsessed with, Japan Times reports. We’re almost positive this isn’t the way to win the woman of your […]

Instagram fashion: Alyssa Noches

For this week’s Instagram fashion spotlight, we snagged a wild one. Alyssa Noches (Instagram handle www.instagram.com/alyssanoches) is a 25-year-old photographer from East Boston who is also art director of No Thoughts magazine, a quarterly photobook. She’s a fan of high fashion, heavy metal, and, of course, cats. A look at her Instagram album reveals a […]