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Number (N)ine by Takahiro Miyashitashi

PARIS, Jan 29, 2005 (Updated Jan 24, 2009) / FW/ — The brainchild of Takahiro Miyashitashi, Number (N)ine is well known for its rock & roll inspired silhouettes that made Stetson hats and flannel become the new classics. Low key, almost subdued, Takahiro Miyashitashi vision is anathema to the bigger …
Fashion Designers

Jean-Claude Jitrois: A Portrait

PARIS, Jan 11, 2005/ FW/ — If ever the path to glory takes roots in the success of a previous career, then French leather couturier, Jean-Claude Jitrois, is the quintessential success story by excellence. Jean-Claude Jitrois, a clinical psychologist and therapist in psycho-motility, taught psychology at Nice University. His debut …
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Maison Christian Lacroix Sold!

DALLAS, Jan 8, 2005/ FW/ — With less than two weeks before the Paris Haute Couture Show kicks off, news of the House of Christian Lacroix being sold hits the airwaves. In a report by French weekly Nouvel Observateur last Friday, LVMH is said to have negotiated the sale of …
Runway Shows

Moon Young Hee Spring 2005: A Mystic Summer

PARIS, Oct 5, 2004/ FW/ — With artificial direct sun lighting, mystical pale models with white hair flooded the runway in soft flowing silks. This collection demonstrated anti tailoring with loose fit gowns and dresses that had a vintage inspiration. Beautiful shades of purple and lavender were on long linen …
Fashion Designers

Afshin Feiz

DALLAS, Aug 25, 2004 (Updated Jul 8, 2009) / FW/ — A graduate of Paris’ Studio Berçot School, the Iran-born, Canadian-raised Afshin Feiztrained first with Thierry Mugler and John Galliano, continuing on to a position with Christian Lacroix Haute Couture.He was then appointed Director of the design studio at Gilles …
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Madonna Celebrates 46th Birthday in London

LONDON, Aug 17, 2004/ FW/ — It’s hard to believe that Madonna is now on her mid-forties and that it was over two decades ago when she hit the music scene with her first album ‘Madonna,’ that immediately catapulted her to star status. Born Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone on Aug …
Fashion Designers

Gaspard Yurkievich: Expect the Unexpected

DALLAS, Jul 25, 2004/ FW/ — Known for his wild and outlandish catwalk presentations, French designer Gaspard Yurkievich is also fast becoming the designer of choice by fashion forward young men and women who like wearing street and urban clothes with a Parisian touch. A native of Paris, (born May …
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adidas Launches First Performance Shoe – The Garnett

NEW YORK, Jul 20, 2004/ FW/ — Adidas announced yesterday the launch of a new global basketball campaign, featuring 2004 NBA MVP, Kevin Garnett (KG). This is his first signature shoe and the first product launch under the “Impossible Is Nothing” brand identity for adidas. The fully integrated campaign, created …