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These Luxury Bootlegs Are Pure Art

Some of you may already have heard of freelance writer, photographer, and luxury DIY-er Ava Nirui. The 25 year old eCommerce director at Assembly New York has gained a rather impressive Instagram following for her incredible luxury DIY creations. Remixing some of the world’s most iconic luxury fashion logos with iconic sportswear has sort of become her expertise and the pieces that she created are …

Sporty evening sandals and bare ribs: Milan fashion week’s messages

1 Gucci: because this is the show defining what we really wear No, I’m not winding you up. And, yes, I’m talking about that Gucci show, the one with the orange fur coat with the zebras and the red leather jacket with the pussybow collar. Gucci has changed how we dress. I’ve been watching the off-catwalk fashion – not so much the peacocky Anna Dello …

Is athleisure dying out?

The elevation of sportswear into fashion standard has continued apace at Milan fashion week. Labels ranging from Jil Sander to Max Mara included athleisure elements such as bombers and hoodies in their collections, while Donatella Versace, who included tracksuit joggers and velour-like fabrics to her feminist collection, called it “the future” of fashion. So spring summer 17 is placed to cement the role sportswear has …

Gigi Hadid and Naomi Campbell Just Walked in the Sexiest Show at Milan Fashion Week

The lights above the Versace runway were shaped into a “V,” and that’s how we knew the Spring 2017 collection would be signature Donatella. “This show is for women taking chances. Take the leap,” were the words that echoed over a bumping beat (an exclusive track written by Violet & Photonz) as models stormed the catwalk. We were right: the new line is as sexy …

Donatella Versace unveils fantasy closet for an athleisure princess

“I think I’m a feminist,” Donatella Versace said in 2013. “I show women, you can do it.” Although some may have raised a quizzical eyebrow at this statement, the idea of the self-made woman has been a theme of her most recent collections. Last week at London fashion week, she debuted her furiously futuristic show for her spin-off label, explaining that the Versus Versace woman …

A Uniform Edge at Versus

LONDON, United Kingdom — Donatella Versace imagined the men and women on her Versus catwalk as boyfriends and girlfriends. To ram home the point, she had Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik, fashion’s favourite young lovers, in her front row. Smart move. Gigi and Zayn are exactly the sort of people the new Versus collection needs to be courting: Millennials with a sharp edge and a fierce …

J.W. Anderson and Versace's Versus play with femininity at LFW

J.W. Anderson and Versus were just two of the labels showing their spring/summer 2017 collections at fashion week in London. The idea of gender and clothes, specifically the norms of how a woman or man should dress, is central to designer Jonathan Anderson’s work. In both his womenswear and menswear he undercuts societal conventions by suggesting an alternate dress code. His autumn/winter 2013 menswear collection …