Vaishali S Returned to the New York Fashion Week Stage as a Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers (CAAFD) Selected Designer

When Vaishali S, the fashion brand brought to life by designer Vaishali Shadangule,  made it’s debut during New York Fashion Week back in 2016 it was the beginning of building a bridge between India‘s century-old hand-weaving tradition and introducing it to the world.  Vaishali S returned to the New York Fashion Week stage this season as a Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers [CAAFD] selected designer with a solo show.

The Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers [CAAFD] is a non-profit organization founded through a collaborative effort by a few key pioneers in the fashion industry with the ambitious goal of promoting designers who aspire to expand their brand awareness and do business in the United States. Every fashion season, the Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers [CAAFD] handpicks some of the finest talents in the global fashion industry.  On September 10, 2019, at 7 pm at Pier 59 Studios, CAAFD presented Vaishali S, showcasing the brand’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection.

“Handwoven textiles are in our DNA. Since the inception of Vaishali S in March 2011, the brand has stayed committed to the weaver. The vision of Vaishali S is focused on making natural and handmade apparel by working with over 700 weavers across India, among which 80% are female weavers.” Vaishali Confirms.

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Coach Presents “Wonder For All” A Holiday Campaign

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It’s no secret that my sister and I are definitely in love with the Coach brand. It’s our go-to for New York Fashion Week,  Blogger Breakfast, Expos, and simple casual everyday living, and we are so excited that Coach has released a new campaign just in time for the holidays. Coach is a global design house of modern luxury leather goods, apparel, footwear, fragrance, eyewear and a full range of lifestyle accessories.

Today Coach unveiled the “Wonder For All,” 2019 holiday season campaign. The campaign celebrates inclusivity, optimism, and authenticity.  Set on the Upper West Side and featuring Shahidi, Moss, Megan Thee Stallion as well as model Fernanda Ly, actor Miles Heizer and an unexpected feathered friend, it sees the cast in joyful, unfiltered scenes that highlight the house’s spirit of playfulness and the authentic self-expression that defines New York City.

 

The campaign also introduces the house’s new Horse and Carriage collection. Seen on Kate Moss and a new version of the Kat Saddle Bag, the collection reimagines Coach’s iconic Horse and Carriage motif as a cool, colorful pattern on bags and ready-to-wear. First introduced in the 1950s, the Horse and Carriage is a symbol of Coach’s legacy of leathercraft and New York heritage, and the house’s first-ever code.

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“Wonder For All” is also a series of short films written and directed by Bunny Kinney. Featuring Spike and Tonya Lee, actress Camila Morrone, winner of Season 8 of Ru Paul’s Drag Race Bob the Drag Queen, and writer, actor and producer Ben Sinclair, as well as special appearances by the Shahidi family and the Newark Boys Choir, the films celebrate the magic and spontaneous fun of being together during the most festive time of year.

 

A Night In Rome: A Giambattista Valli x H&M Celebration

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All the Valli girls and boys brought the beautiful pieces of the Giambattista Valli x H&M collection to life on a pink runway that featured a mix of models and personalities.

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Kendall JennerTroye SivanHalima Aden, and Valli fans attended the Giambattista Valli x H&M fashion show that was set against the backdrop of one of Rome’s historical landmarks, Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, on October 24. The show ended in a spectacular grand finale parade led by Kendall in the now famous red dress featured by the model in the campaign. Guests included Sofia CarsonAlexa Demie, H.E.R, Cameron Monaghan, Chiara Ferragni, and Chris Lee, all dressed in looks from the new collection.

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After the fashion show and cocktail party, guests moved down Via del Corso to the Grand Hotel Plaza, another Roman landmark of timeless splendor and elegance for the after-party hosted by DJ collective Circoloco, where Peggy Gou and Seth Troxler, as well as Clara3000, were playing.  The Giambattista Valli x H&M collection, with womenswear, menswear, a first for Valli, and accessories, will be launched in select H&M stores worldwide, as well as on hm.com, November 7th, 2019.

NOMINATIONS FOR THE FASHION AWARDS 2019 ANNOUNCED

Today, Wednesday 23rd October 2019, Stephanie Phair, Chair and Caroline Rush, Chief Executive British Fashion Council (BFC) announced the nominations for The Fashion Awards 2019 at a press screening at Soho House, 76 Dean Street.

The Fashion Awards 2019 will take place on Monday 2nd December at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The Fashion Awards recognize creativity and innovation in fashion, celebrating exceptional individuals whose imagination and creativity has broken new ground in fashion globally over the past 12 months as well as brands and businesses that have transformed the possibilities of fashion today. The Fashion Awards also raises money to nurture future generations of fashion talent.

Tickets for general public on sale for The Fashion Awards 2018 in partnership with Swarovski

The Fashion Awards 2019 Nominees are (all listed in alphabetical order).  The winners of each category will be announced at The Fashion Awards 2019.

Accessories Designer of the Year

Alessandro Michele for Gucci

Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta

Jonathan Anderson for Loewe

Kim Jones for Dior Men

Simon Porte Jacquemus for Jacquemus

 

Brand of the Year

Bottega Veneta

Gucci

Jacquemus

Loewe

Prada

 

British Designer of the Year Menswear

Craig Green for Craig Green

Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner

Kim Jones for Dior Men

Martine Rose for Martine Rose

Riccardo Tisci for Burberry

 

British Designer of the Year Womenswear

Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta

John Galliano for Maison Margiela

Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson & Loewe

Richard Quinn for Richard Quinn

Simone Rocha for Simone Rocha

 

British Emerging Talent Menswear

Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty for Cottweiler

Bethany Williams for Bethany Williams

Kiko Kostadinov for Kiko Kostadinov

Phoebe English for Phoebe English

Sofia Prantera for Aries

 

British Emerging Talent Womenswear

Laura and Deanna Fanning for Kiko Kostadinov

Matty Bovan for Matty Bovan

Phoebe English for Phoebe English

Rejina Pyo for Rejina Pyo

Rosh Mahtani for Alighieri

 

Business Leader

Alexandre Arnault for Rimowa

José Neves for Farfetch

Marco Bizzarri for Gucci

Marco Gobbetti for Burberry

Remo Ruffini for Moncler

 

Designer of the Year

Alessandro Michele for Gucci

Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta

Jonathan Anderson for JW Anderson & Loewe

Kim Jones for Dior Men

Miuccia Prada for Prada

Model of the Year

Adesuwa Aighewi

Adut Akech

Adwoa Aboah

Kaia Gerber

Winnie Harlow

 

Urban Luxe

Alyx

Fenty

Marine Serre

Martine Rose

Moncler Genius

Earlier in the year, Giorgio Armani was announced as the winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award and Naomi Campbell was announced as the recipient of the Fashion Icon Award. More special recognition awards will be announced prior to the event and celebrated on the night.

The Fashion Awards act as a fundraiser to the British Fashion Council’s talent initiatives and programs which promote excellence in design by financially supporting students with the ability and potential to make an exceptional contribution to the fashion industry. In 2018, the BFC raised over £2.3million for its charities and business support initiatives and allocated £1.1 million directly to scholars and designer businesses.

Boxes for The Fashion Awards 2019 are now on sale. For more information please email: FashionAwardsBox@britishfashioncouncil.com

 

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go” with Cynthia Rowley During New York Fashion Week

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As you may already know a Cynthia Rowley New York Fashion Week show is not just a show… it’s an experience.  You will never find a cast of models just simply walking up and down an ordinary runway, don’t get me wrong, we love that.  After making a splash during the last season of New York Fashion Week, Cynthia Rowley has returned this season with her signature fun-loving style that we all love.

So here are a few things you need to know about Cynthia Rowley Spring Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week debut that made this season’s presentation even more unforgettable than the last season.

Cynthia Rowley’s runway was a 200 feet washable rug created by Ruggable. The images on the rug were inspired by Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go.” (Cynthia Rowley acquired the rights from the estate)

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By having her runway show outdoors, Cynthia Rowley turned Tribeca’s Staple Street into a fun-filled adventurous playland piquing the curiosity of guests and even surrounding onlookers.

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The Spring Summer 2020 collection was also inspired by Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” bringing the book took life on the runway evoking an adventurous beachy vibe, with a hint of bohemian flair, and 70s-inspired silhouettes. Whimsical Dr. Seuss inspired looks also made an appearance adding to the adventurous vibes.

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 Just in case you missed the New York Fashion Week debut you still may have a chance to experience it yourself. Rowley plans to continue the adventure by traveling to various international cities to show her collection.  I can’t wait to see what’s in store for us next season. 

 

Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2020 Fashion Show

Relive the Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2020 Collection presented by Nicolas Ghesquière at the Louvre in Paris on Tuesday, October 1st at 7:30 pm (CEST).

Music: SOPHIE – “It’s Okay To Cry” (Extended LV SS20 Edit) Courtesy of Transgressive

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Directed by SOPHIE, co Directed by Nicholas Harwood Courtesy of Transgressive

Victoria’s Secret To Feature UK Lingerie Label Bluebella

 

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Victoria’s Secret Launches UK Lingerie Label Bluebella At The Fifth Avenue Flagship Store With Founder Emily Bendell And Campaign Muse Ali Tate

Fantasy and reality collide in the rich and seductive collection filled wit alluring textures and shapes, curated around a palette with rich and autumnal hues.  Launched on October 4th, the lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret, introduced female-founded lingerie label Bluebella. London-based Bluebella will be available at select Victoria’s Secret stores in the US and at VictoriasSecret.com, as well as select stores in the UK beginning October 11th.  The award-winning lingerie label, founded by Emily Bendell, is designed to inspire the spirited lifestyle. The line celebrates women who want to wear beautiful lingerie for themselves, every day. Bluebella lingerie is confident, stylish and statement-making.

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