Claro Rio Summer

Claro Rio Summer NEW YORK, Dec 18, 2008 / FW/ — Held from Nov 5 – 8, 2008 in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, Claro Rio Summer was a unique event that brought together fashion, culture and entertainment and showed the best of summer and Brazilian lifestyle. On its debut, Claro Rio Summer highlighted through fashion shows, business opportunities and actions... 

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18 Young Designers Receive New Gen Sponsorship for The Exhibition at London Fashion Week

New Gen Top Shop LONDON, Dec 18, 2008 / FW/ — While 8 designers received catwalk sponsorships, 18 young talents were awarded New Gen sponsorship for The Exhibition at London Fashion Week to showcase their Fall 2009 collection. Anna Vince, Borba Margo, Craig Lawrence, Cooperative Designs, David David, Emilio de la Morena, Felder•Felder, Fred Butler, Hannah Marshall,... 

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Eight Designers Awarded New Gen Catwalk Sponsorship for London Fashion Week

New Gen Top Shop LONDON, Dec 17, 2008 / FW/ — Danielle Scutt, House of Holland, Louise Goldin, Mark Fast, Mary Katrantzou, Meadham Kirchhoff, Nasir Mazhar and Peter Pilotto have been awarded the New Gen catwalk sponsorship for the Fall 2009 London season. Announced last Friday, the British Fashion Council confirmed that the eight designers will show on calendar during... 

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Paris Prêt-a-Porter Fall 2009: Fashion’s Future

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2009Dates: Mar 4 -12, 2009     DALLAS, Dec 13, 2008 / FW/ — In 1997, Jean Paul Gaultier dressed the leading characters of the sci-fi movie ‘The Fifth Element’starring Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich and Gary Oldman. In 1968, Paco Rabanne was the costume designer for the now cult movie, ‘Barbarella’. Milla Jovovich as Leeloo... 

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Milano Moda Donna Fall 2009: A Silver Lining Behind the Cloud

Dates: Feb 25 – Mar 4, 2009 Milano Moda Donna DALLAS, Dec 12, 2008 / FW/ — There is no need to repeat the grim economic news that is beleaguering the entire world. It’s time to look at the silver lining behind the cloud and the Fall 2009 season is arguably the best time to peek. The final collection for the first decade of the 21st century, Fall 2009 might... 

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BFC Releases Tentative London Fashion Week Fall 2009 Schedule

London Bridge LONDON, Dec 12, 2008 / FW/ — Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Fall 2009/ Winter 2010 London Fashion Week schedule features over 40 runway shows and presentations over the 5-day period, Feb 20 – 24, 2009. Below is the tentative schedule as released by the British Fashion Council. For more information, please log on www.londonfashionweek.co.uk Friday... 

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Calvin Klein Collection Pre-Fall 2009: Elegant in its Asceticism

Rose Byrne sits front row at the Calvin Klein Pre-Fall 2009 show NEW YORK, Dec 10, 2008 / FW/ — A minimalist silhouette that is almost austere, Francisco Costa’s vision for Fall is elegant in its asceticism, which touches the current zeitgeist of sobriety yet hopeful for a brighter future. The Calvin Klein label has always been able to put its finger on the pulse... 

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London Fashion Week Fall 2009: Celebrating 25 Years of Fashion

Dates: Feb 20 – 24, 2009 London Bridge LONDON, Dec 8, 2008 / FW/ — Created in 1983 and incorporated in 1986, the British Fashion Council first mandate was to promote British fashion and coordinate this promotion through fashion weeks. Last Sep 15, 2008, Sarah Brown, wife of U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown hosted a glittering party at Downing Street for the... 

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2009: Action & Reaction

Dates: Feb 13 – 20, 2009 Tent at Bryant Park Spring 2009 season DALLAS, Dec 7, 2008 / FW/ — With the registration for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week a.k.a. New York Fashion Week, open beginning tomorrow, the current U.S. recession weighs on everyone’s mind. The situation was the same a year ago, when FW asked, New York Fashion Week Fall 2008: Will This Season... 

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Paris Haute Couture Spring 2009: Is the Couture Purse Shrinking?

Dates: Jan 26 – 29, 2009 City of Paris DALLAS, Dec 4, 2008 / FW/ — First, it was the number of haute couture clients shrinking from 1,500 at the turn of the 21st century to 200 according to the latest count by BBC in 2007. And now, according to the New York Times, even luxury brands from fashion to fine jewelry are tightening their spending. So, is the couture... 

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Paris Menswear Fall 2009: Will it be a time of change?

Dates: January 22 – 25, 2009 DALLAS, Nov 30, 2008 / FW/ — When July 2010 rolls around, the iconic summer whites and winter blues uniforms of the U.S. Navy enlisted men will retire and the new khaki service uniforms will be worn year round by the sailors. New U.S. Navy Service Uniform On January 20, 2009, Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the... 

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