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Portugal Fashion Week Celebrated 25 Years in Fashion

26 March

Amid the panic and the Coronavirus pandemic spreading all over Europe and abroad, Portugal Fashion Week decided to hold its shows behind closed doors. This, however, didn't dampen their moods of not being able to celebrate their twenty-five years of local talent in the fashion industry. Throughout this quarter of a century, Portugal Fashion has showcased, nationally and internationally, 1,986 collections by 171 designers (all with different nationalities, renowned and upcoming designers), and 143 brands (clothing, footwear and jewellery). First up was Susana Bettencourt, the Portuguese knitwear designer hailing from the Azores Island and trained in London at Central Saint Martins and London College of Fashion. "My Fall/Winter 2020-21 collection represents a mix of three collections. All materials are recycled, and I made sure I used fabric scraps to create my knitwear monsters, as I like to call them," stated the designer backstage.  This season, the collection was presented as an open backstage, as dressers dressed up models in public. Oversized silhouettes characterised knitwear dresses in bold yellows, while semi-transparent dresses were denoted by an interwoven pattern of blue and white ribbons and some rope-like material. Cocoon-like layers permeated a cosy black and white sweater dress, while braided details were found interlaced on

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From Calder to Koons, artist jewelry from a collection by Diane Venet

From Calder to Koons, artist jewelry from a collection by Diane Venet

6 December 2017

Diane Venet, wife of the sculptor Bernar Venet, remembers the origin of her collection which became a reference: "My passion for the jewel of art was born the day Bernar had fun wrapping around my left ring finger a thin silver ...

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Victoria's Secret and Balmain Collaboration

Victoria's Secret and Balmain Collaboration

21 November 2017

It's that time of the year when Victoria's Secret spreads its wings and unveils its powers. This year, though, the lingerie brand comes with an explosion of power with a more punk side coming from ... Balmain. It's a first for Victoria's ...

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Russian Designers United Against HIV/AIDS during Fashion Week

Russian Designers United Against HIV/AIDS during Fashion Week

30 October 2017

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia (MBFW Russia) and the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation together launched a new awareness mass media campaign - Russian Designers against HIV/AIDS. Ten fashion designers from various Russian cities prepared special red-colored fashion looks that were featured at the ...

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Trend Report: Gucci's Luxury Tights

Trend Report: Gucci's Luxury Tights

19 October 2017

One thing in your closet this autumn must be the tights, experts say! And you have plenty of choices. There is not about boring tights anymore! We talk about thick, slim, colourful, sparkly, textured ...and the list can go on.  Fashion Designers ...

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HUGO BOSS marks the exhibition “An Eames Celebration”

HUGO BOSS marks the exhibition “An Eames Celebration”

5 October 2017

Yesterday HUGO BOSS and the Vitra Design Museum jointly held a cocktail event in Berlin to mark the exhibition "An Eames Celebration". As part of the program, the fashion group presented its limited BOSS accessories collection especially created for the exhibition project. ...

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Hugo Boss, partner for the exhibition

Hugo Boss, partner for the exhibition "An Eames Celebration" at Vitra Museum

20 September 2017

HUGO BOSS will be partner of the exhibition "An Eames Celebration" at the Vitra Museum in Weil Am Rhein from 30 September 2017 to 27 February 2018. To discover the universe and multiple influences of Charles and Ray Eames, the exhibition will ...

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Hakan Akkaya SS18 Fashion Show

Hakan Akkaya SS18 Fashion Show

12 September 2017

Hakan Akkaya's SS18 collection was inspired by existentialism.Existentialism became popular in the years following World War II, and strongly influenced many disciplines, fashion included.In the view of the existentialist, the individual's starting point is characterized not only by the thinking subject, ...

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Desigual’s NYFW Spring/Summer 2018 Fashion Show

Desigual’s NYFW Spring/Summer 2018 Fashion Show

11 September 2017

Desigual's NYFW Spring/Summer 2018 Show, Artistically Directed by Jean-Paul Goude, Presents a Collection Inspired by Jungles Both Literal and Metaphorical-Highlighting Diversity, Optimism, Vitality and Individuality.  Guests in attendance at Desigual's Spring/Summer 2018 NYFW show included: the actress Macarena García, the singer Marianne Mirage, the actress ...

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