Fashion Designers

Petar Petrov: ‘One of Some’

PARIS, Jul 2, 2004 (Updated Jun 29, 2009) / FW/ — A graduate of the University of Applied Arts at the Vienna Masterclass of Fashion (class of 1999), Bulgarian designer Petar Petrov started as a costumer for advertising campaigns and music videos before going into fashion design.The 26-year old designer …
Op-Ed

Sex & Sexuality On The Runway

PARIS, Jul 2, 2004/ FW/ — It’s only the first day of the Paris menswear season and the “sex and sexuality” trend that has gripped Milan is already apparent at the City of Lights. Beginning with the season’s first show, David Kurtis, who made his debut this season in Paris, …
Fashion Designers

Iodice: Connected Without Compromise

DALLAS, Jun 24, 2004 / FW/ — Founded by Valdemar Iódice in 1987 as a knitwear company, Iódice morphed into a fashion design house in less than a decade. The change was marked by the launch of its “Collection” line in 1995, placing the company as a serious fashion house …
Op-Ed

High Tech Gadgets: The New Fashion Must-Have

DALLAS, May 25, 2004/ FW/ — Season after season, the fashion journalist’s suitcase keeps on expanding the space for high tech gadgets. Oh yes, the Chanel dress and Giorgio Armani pantsuit set are still there, but they are no longer the most expensive items. With the Spring 2005 season slated …
Fashion Designers

Willow: Luxurious & Sassy

SYDNEY, May 12, 2004 / FW/ — WILLOW is a luxury, fashion-influenced, boutique lingerie label providing elegant, timeless, sassy designs, refined craftsmanship, luxurious sophisticated fabrics and seductive flattering cuts. WILLOW lingerie is designed-to-be-shown, to be styled in with your outfit using exquisite unique straps and beautiful colours every season. WILLOW …
News

Ozwald Boateng to Show in Milan

DALLAS, May 12, 2004/ FW/ — There’s a new name on the list of designers showing at Milan Menswear Spring 2005 season. Ozwald Boateng has announced that he will show his eponymous line come June in Italy’s second largest city. Following his appointment as Creative Director of Givenchy Homme in …
Fashion Designers

Pierre-Henri Mattout: A Name To Watch

PARIS, Apr 27, 2004 (Updated Feb 24, 2009) / FW/ —- The Parisian designer, Pierre-Henri Mattout, was born in France to a four-children family, among whom, his identical twin brother Jérôme.As a child his parents, moved the family to Algeria in northern Africa. That experience created a peculiar environment for …
Runway Shows

Paris Menswear Show Spring 2005

Paris Menswear Show Spring 2005 Friday, July 2 to Monday, July 5, 2004 Is Capitol Hill Ready for Helmut Lang and Hedi Slimane? DALLAS, Apr 24, 2004/ FW/ — Washington D.C., the last bastion of conservative dressing for men is finally waking up when it comes to stylish dressing according …
Op-Ed

Is Capitol Hill Ready for Helmut Lang and Hedi Slimane?

DALLAS, Apr 24, 2004/ FW/ — Washington D.C., the last bastion of conservative dressing for men is finally waking up when it comes to stylish dressing according to a recent article from the Washington Post. The article reported that retailers in the area including Saks Fifth Avenue have reported an …