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  • The Fashion Industry Pays Tribute to the Late André Leon Talley

    Posted on Friday, January 21, 2022No comments

    André Leon Talley, former Vogue ’s editor, died at the age of 73 due to a heart attack earlier this week. Talley was a larger-than-life figure in the fashion industry, known for his extravagant capes and contacts in designer studios from Paris to New York, including the likes of Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld, and Marc Jacobs. He was an American fashion journalist, stylist, and creative director, ...

  • Fashion Trend Predictions for 2022

    Posted on Friday, January 14, 20223 comments

    With every new year comes new fashion trends. COVID-19 has had a profound impact on fashion, we’ve gone from living in comfy clothes and lying on our sofas to trying to resume our normal lives, with the return of formal workwear and extravagant partywear to celebrate the return of normality. These predicted fashion trends of 2022 are laced with inspiration from both smart and comfortable attire ...

  • Barbie x Balmain

    Posted on Friday, January 7, 2022No comments

    Two household names have united to create a ready-to-wear line of clothing and accessories, and the design of three unique non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of Barbie avatars. The parent company of Barbie, Mattel Inc. has announced a collaboration between the cherished doll brand and the luxury fashion house, Balmain. Each digital design comes with exclusive pieces from the Barbie x Balmain collection ...

  • Graduate Advice: Design and Technical Production

    Posted on Thursday, December 23, 20211 comment

    As industry experts and experienced recruiters, we offer graduate advice to graduates applying for jobs and help them work out what they desire from a career when applying for their first job in their chosen field. These are our top tips for graduates looking to start their careers in Design and Technical Production: - Start with an internship within your chosen career path with a high street ...

  • Italy Vote to Ban Fur Farming

    Posted on Monday, December 20, 2021No comments

    The UK put a complete ban on fur farming in 2002, and Italy has finally decided to follow suit. The Budget Committee of the Italian Senate has finally voted to put a ban on fur farming and shut the 10 remaining mink farms in the country within the next six months. The move was named ‘a historic victory’ by the Humane Society International. The vote includes an immediate ban on breeding animals ...

  • H&M Sales Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels

    Posted on Friday, December 17, 20212 comments

    It’s good news for H&M - and the fashion industry as a whole! The Swedish store reported on Wednesday that an increase in sales from the months of September through to November was in line with expectations, and matched pre-pandemic levels from 2019. They reported that the net sales of the fourth quarter rose by 8% to £4.69 billion, and measured in local currencies, sales increased by 11%. ...

  • Is 2010s Style Coming Back?

    Posted on Friday, December 10, 20217 comments

    Trends and fashion styles are constantly being regurgitated and brought back into fashion a few decades later; right now it’s all about the resurgence of 2000s fashion and low-rise jeans. However, according to TikTok, the next decade of fashion to make a comeback will be the 2010s. Is it too soon? It may have only been 10 years since we were all wearing peplum tops, statement necklaces, and thick ...

  • How Virgil Abloh Helped Black People Dream in Fashion

    Posted on Friday, December 3, 202111 comments

    On Sunday 28th November, it was announced that Virgil Abloh, the founder of Off-White , passed away due to cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare form of cancer. He was just 41 and had had a massive impact on the fashion industry during his career, especially upon the black community within fashion. He dabbled a bit in music, design, architecture, and art, but will be remembered for redefining luxury ...

  • The Upcoming Brands that are Redefining the Investment Handbag

    Posted on Friday, November 26, 20217 comments

    We are slowly passing the days where a handbag’s desirability was determined solely on its logo or its iconic shape, such as the Dior saddlebag or the Chanel 2.55 . These bags will forever maintain their allure, but that doesn’t prevent any other labels or brands from designing a new wave of bags that have the same long-lasting appeal. Consumer buying habits have changed and people are no longer ...

  • Black Friday: 2020 vs 2021

    Posted on Friday, November 19, 20212 comments

    Black Friday originated in the US and is the colloquial term for the Friday after Thanksgiving, where many retailers and online stores offer large discounts and highly promoted sales on their products and stock. The concept has now taken off across the world and is entertained widely by shoppers and retailers in the UK. It provides an opportunity to save money on Christmas gifts and grab some ...