Fall Winter Advertising Campaigns

I had a good, thorough flip though the September issue of US Vogue over the weekend, and I was surprised to see how boring the advertising campaigns were. Firstly, Louis Vuitton was noticeably absent, which was very strange. And the… Continue Reading

Fashion 101: Copyright Laws in Fashion

I watched this very interesting TED talk last week, it is Johanna Blakley talking about “copyright law’s grip on film, music and software barely touches the fashion industry … and (how) fashion benefits in both innovation and sales.” The video… Continue Reading

Fashion 101: How Magazines Cover Trends

As part 2 of my Fashion 101 on trends, I’d like to discuss how media presents trends. We covered where trends come from in the last Fashion 101, so today we will be looking at how magazines present trends to… Continue Reading

Boring Evening Wear Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit took place last night. You would think that in this day and age, there would be someone, at least ONE person, who was actually wearing something dramatically interesting on the red carpet,… Continue Reading

Models Rule!

I wrote earlier this week about the fact that the fashion industry seems to be changing, and that was in reference to the new silhouette and the use of the curvy models on the Fall Winter 2010 catwalks. But I… Continue Reading

Fashion Headlines, April 2010

There’s been so many interesting fashion stories in the news recently that I haven’t had enough time to cover, so I am doing a very quick summary on some of my thoughts on recent headlines. The Death of Malcolm McLaren… Continue Reading

Fashion 101: Designers with Two Jobs

Robert Duffy, President of Marc Jacobs International, made a very interesting comment during a Business of Fashion interview a few months ago, which has stuck in my mind. He had been using Twitter for the two weeks leading up to… Continue Reading