Inclusive skin tone lingerie line launched by Marks & Spencer

Inclusive skin tone lingerie line launched by Marks & Spencer

Marks and Spencer have launched a new “neutrals” lingerie line offering more skin tone “nude” colours and sizes, giving customers the “freedom to complement or contrast their skin tone”. The high street retailer said that it worked collaboratively with the M&S Culture and Heritage colleague network, as well as utilising wider colleague feedback, to redefining its “neutrals” (nude) underwear. The terms nude and neutral has generally been used for lighter skin tones and Marks and Spencers admits that it was “inconsistent and inadequate for all ethnicities”. The new range is…

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‘We’re here to make waste sexy’: Elizaveta & Bennett turn discarded denim into original clothes.

‘We’re here to make waste sexy’: Elizaveta & Bennett turn discarded denim into original clothes.

With fast-fashion retail making headlines this week for record sales post-lock down, it is clear people are eager to buy a new post-pandemic wardrobe. But tucked away in the west end of Glasgow, there is one couple who have turned their backs on high street brands – and they are encouraging others to do so too. Elizaveta and Andrew Bennett run Arkdefo – an upcycle fashion brand that re-purposes discarded denim into original clothes. But the small business, which was shortlisted for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards this week, isn’t…

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HIGHLIGHTS OF MADRID FASHION WEEK 2021

HIGHLIGHTS OF MADRID FASHION WEEK 2021

Madrid Fashion Week 2021: In Pictures A model displays an Autumn/Winter design by Spanish designers Hannibal Laguna during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain. Credits – AP Photo/Bernat Armangue A model displays an Autumn/Winter design by Spanish designers Hannibal Laguna during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain. Credits – AP Photo/Bernat Armangue A model waits backstage featuring an Autumn/Winter creation by Spanish designer Custo Barcelona during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain. Credits – AP Photo/Bernat Armangue A model displays an Autumn/Winter design by Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz…

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RIHANNA POSES TOPLESS WITH LORD GANESH PENDANT

RIHANNA POSES TOPLESS WITH LORD GANESH PENDANT

Happy Monday from Rihanna! The singer, 32, shared a photo on Instagram wearing a pair of purple satin boxers from her Savage X Fenty lingerie line and coordinating jewelry as she posed in front of a pool. “when @popcaanmusic said ‘me nuh wan ya wear no lingerie tonight fa me girl,’” she captioned the photo, quoting lyrics from the Jamaican DJ’s 2018 song “Naked.” Rihanna also tagged her brand in the post, “@savagexfenty.” The snap caught the attention of several celebrities who were quick to share praise in the comments….

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HIGHLIGHTS OF MILAN FASHION WEEK FALL/WINTER 2021

HIGHLIGHTS OF MILAN FASHION WEEK FALL/WINTER 2021

Fashion month is in full swing, with the latest of the premiere designer shows kicking off this week. With adjustments made in accordance with the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, fashion’s best and brightest are doing there best work churning out the latest in cutting edge, avant-garde styles to get us all excited about what’s to come in the future. For the Italian shows, our team has our eyes pinned to the likes of Fendi by Kim Jones, Giorgio Armani, Versace, Moschino, Ferragamo, Tod’s, Etro, and Marni—the list goes on, and…

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HIGHLIGHT FROM LONDON’S DIGITAL FASHION WEEK FALL / WINTER 2021

HIGHLIGHT FROM LONDON’S DIGITAL FASHION WEEK FALL / WINTER 2021

London Fashion Week begins on Friday in a virtual format due to a coronavirus lockdown with mainstays like Victoria Beckham shunning the event, but others like Burberry embracing the online avatar. Despite the absence of global celebrities and fashionistas, designers such as Turkey’s Bora Aksu, Britain’s Molly Goddard and Ireland’s Simone Rocha will stream their collections on the London Fashion Week website. Most of the 94 designers participating in the show, which concludes on Tuesday, will broadcast video highlights of their collections showcasing menswear, womenswear or mixed fashions in an…

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“About Time: Fashion and Duration” will open at the Costume Institute of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art this Thursday, October 29.

“About Time: Fashion and Duration” will open at the Costume Institute of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art this Thursday, October 29.

Even though this year’s Met Gala was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the spirit behind the famed event is not lost. Pretend it’s the first Monday in May by visiting the exhibit intended for this year’s gala. “About Time: Fashion and Duration” will open at the Costume Institute of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art this Thursday, October 29. The exhibit, created in honor of the Met Museum’s 150th anniversary, will chart the similarities in fashion throughout the last century and a half, from 1870 to the present….

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Paris Fashion Week Highlights 2020

Paris Fashion Week Highlights 2020

New York, London, Madrid, Milan and Paris have all hosted fashion weeks this fall — even if much of the world was too busy and tensed to notice. The fashion industry is reeling; marketing budgets have been slashed, fashion magazines are thinner. Paris is facing a coronavirus spike and there’s a possible lockdown looming — but Paris Fashion Week went on, with collections that exuded hope for an industry uncertain of its own path. At a time when the relevance of bespoke clothing, haute couture and luxury ready-to-wear is in…

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Milan Fashion Week SS21 Highlights

Milan Fashion Week SS21 Highlights

Milan Fashion Week SS21 returned to something approaching pre-pandemics normalcy with shows staged in front of small audiences and unmasked models. Big names such as Parada and Versace aired on the side of caution with behind-closed-doors events and live screenings with only their in-house teams in attendance. Italian craftsmanship and heritage were high on the agenda as designers sought to celebrate a return to traditional fashion values. PradaThe much-anticipated collaboration between Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons was shown via screens for SS21, displaying a collection that aimed to reaffirm high…

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Highlights of Spain Fashion Week in Madrid

Highlights of Spain Fashion Week in Madrid

The Mercedes Benz Fashion Week kicked off in Madrid, Spain from September 10. The Spanish fashion week will take place from 10 to 13 September under new security measures and social distance guidelines due the coronavirus pandemic. The event held at Feria De Madrid, among otheer venues across Madrid, is held twice in a year, and despite safety measures on account of the coronavirus pandemic, it will still be the largest catwalk in Spain. Backstage, make-up and hair of the models was done by masked staffers, while the benches at…

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