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Uniqlo’s Kabuki-Inspired Line Bows March 23

Uniqlo is launching a special kabuki-inspired line to showcase Japanese traditions in pop culture through clothing.

Produced in collaboration with Shochiku Co., Ltd., a major kabuki, film and theater company in Japan, the Shochiku Kabuki x Uniqlo Collection will bow first in France on March 20, and in other markets thereafter, including the United States on March 23. (more…)

Charlotte Olympia’s Cinderella limited edition

Piggy-backing on the release of a new Cinderella movie, Charlotte Olympia has released a capsule collection fit for a fairy tale princess.

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Hugo Boss Prize Winner Exhibits at Guggenheim


Paul Chan, Plow Highness, 2013
Cords and video projector with digital color video, silent, 15.2 x 436.9 x 297.2 cm overall
Installation view: Paul Chan – Selected Works, Schaulager, Basel, April 12–October 19, 2014
Courtesy the artist and Greene Naftali, New York
© Paul Chan. Photo: Tom Bisig, Basel

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Gucci Names New Creative Director

Gucci has promoted Alessandro Michele, the label’s head of accessories, to creative director, 10 days after Frida Giannini vacated the post, French luxury group Kering said on Wednesday. (more…)

Versus Versace Appoints Anthony Vaccarello Creative Director

Following a well-received capsule collection for Versus Versace in September 2014, Anthony Vaccarello has been appointed the brand’s new creative director, the Italian house announced Wednesday. (more…)

Clarks Taps 14 Artists for 65th Anniversary of Desert Boot

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Puma Taps Rihanna as Creative Director

Rihanna has been named creative director of Puma, charged with overseeing the sporting goods maker’s women’s line.

The seven-time Grammy Award winner and CFDA’s Fashion Icon laureate “will work with Puma to design and customize classic Puma styles as well as create new styles to add to the Puma product portfolio,” the company said on December 16. (more…)

British Fashion Awards 2014 Winners Announced

The British Fashion Awards were announced at the London Coliseum on December 1, and Erdem, Victoria Beckham and Nicolas Ghesquière took home the Womeswear Designer, Brand, and International Designer awards respectively. Alexander McQueen snagged Red Carpet Designer.

JW Anderson took home the Menswear award, Cara Delevingne nabbed the Model of the Year accolade, while actress Emma Watson won for embodying the best British Style. The 24-year-old proved her worth of the recognition by accepting the award in a thoroughly modern white Misha Nonoo jumpsuit and black Dior tuxedo jacket, accessorized with Christian Louboutin shoes and a quirky printed Anya Hindmarch clutch bag.

(In contrast, Rihanna turned up in just a black tuxedo jacket (pictured below). But let’s not dwell on that.) (more…)

Bergdorf’s Unveils Arts-Themed Holiday Windows

Bergdorf Goodman has unveiled its “The Arts”-themed holiday windows for 2014, drawing inspiration from performance, applied and fine arts to depict scenes from the realms of theater, literature, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, dance, and film. (more…)

Paul Andrew Plans Pop-Up in London

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