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After weeks of speculation WWD published a report today stating that Alexander Wang’s contract at Balenciaga will not be renewed by the French fashion house and its parent company Kering.…
Design 2 days ago Johanna Ekström

The new block in town is way more fashionable than literally anywhere else. Luxurious homes have been a status statement for a long time. Flip through a home decoration magazine and you will see how huge this industry is, but this week the notion of what luxury is just got a higher standard. In 2020 the extreme lover […]

Fashion 2 days ago Johanna Ekström

What could possibly be better than beautiful, fashion-forward art? Fashion illustrations made with food of course! Instagram artist Gretchen Roehrs use fruits, bread and clam shells to illustrate high fashion. Creations by Givenchy, Sonia Rykiel, Jason Wu and Rei Kawakubo amongst others are a few of the designer outfits being depicted into ladies wearing lettuce, strawberries and peaches. […]

Fashion 6 days ago Johanna Ekström

The tons of makeup, sparkling tight dresses and sky high heels we are used to see Kim Kardashian West in are no where to be found in Vogue España August 2015 cover editorial photographed by Theo Wenner. Dressed in comfortable clothes, messy hair and being sans make-up -this is not how we are used to see […]

Beauty 6 days ago Johanna Ekström

We all know putting on makeup can change who we are. Peter Philips, creative director of Dior Make-Up describes how working backstage at runway shows have made him see how the transformation of girls into the artists visions demands so much more than just the clothes. Surely, it was the alchemy of fashion transformations made him interested […]

Fashion 1 week ago Johanna Ekström

Forget that fear of being lonely, gray and boring. The new documentary Iris by Alber Maysles shows the spectacular fashion icon Iris Apfel, 93 years old but still way cooler than us. Her having a merit list filled by things like of modeling, designing for the White House, hanging out with Kanye and featuring in magazines like […]

Fashion 1 week ago Johanna Ekström

In elegantly simplistic white rooms at Rue Cambon some of the most talented seamstresses in the world create exclusive garments for Chanel, with hundreds of working hours put down on one single look. The petites mains -the “little hands”- sits in concentrated quiet, hand sewing pieces of wearable art that will be worn by gorgeous […]

Culture 2 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

Oh where do we even start? Rihannas new music video “Bitch better have my money”, directed by no one less than herself, is giving the already bad ass singer an even edgier image. We’re not even talking about the drugs and the nakedness- we have seen that before, even though shooting marijuana shaped fireworks was […]

Fashion 2 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

Click through the slideshow above to see more images Gold leaves and geeky references, what more could you possibly ask from a runway show? Since the last episode of success series Game of Thrones, fans have turned to Internet to find every possible excuse to ramble on some more about dragons and medieval war strategies. […]

Fashion 2 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

In a casino cramped full of celebrity Chanel star Kendall Jenner strut by Kristen Stewart and Julienne Moore by the gambling tables dressed in a wedding suit. You read correctly, the finishing piece is a broad shoulder crisp white suite with a flowing veil attached to the shoulders. And while a lot of the sober […]

Culture 2 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

One is not born a woman, one becomes one. French writer and feminist Simone de Beauvoir said it right all those years ago, and her words still echoes. Especially in the fashion industry, that more than ever has started open up to the fact that gender is not fixed. Model Andreja Pejic’ might have been […]

Culture 2 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

The Wizard of Oz movie is the utmost comeback for the dull people claiming shoes are not important. Shoes might just change your life; especially if they are red and sparkly, magical and famous, comes with a price tag of a few million euros and are missing since ten years back. One of the pair […]

Fashion 3 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

Intricate embroidery, flowing silk and dresses to die for. Elie Saab delivered, as usual, a cascade of dreamy floor length gowns in soft shades, with a few darker creations with bold flowers. We could walk over corpses to have one of these from the Fall Couture 2015 collection, but fashion wise the Maison Margiela Fall […]

Culture 3 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

Chocolate must be the best thing mankind has created. But not just any boring old candy will do for the most glamour seeking. An Australian chocolate maker have tried to sprinkle some of Chanel couture magic over her products, naming it “Chocolate @ No.5”, referencing to a certain fashion house and it’s famous perfume. The […]

Fashion 3 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

Dior’s giant flower painted theater of glas made the backdrop for Raf Simons mixture of long swirling dresses and heavy coats, creating a scene maybe more spectacular than the creations themselves. The refreshing whisks of light chiffon might not be that suitable for a Fall collection, but fashion are for dreams more than function after all. […]

Fashion 3 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

Donna Karan’s leave from DKNY might have been a surprise for some of us, but not for Business of Fashion. Not only were the designer apparently making enemies with LVHM, owners of DKNY, the brand has also faced criticism for having watered out the image with outlet products, leaving it more easily accessible and therefor […]

Fashion 3 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

Pour yourself a glass of champagne and put on some diamond jewellry. Couture Fashion Week in Paris has just begun and we couldn’t be more thrilled that it goes off with a bang in form of Atelier Versace. Models Kendall Jenner, Karlie Kloss and Lara Stones amongst others was almost fleeting down the runway in […]

Fashion 3 weeks ago Johanna Ekström

Going to the coolest club just isn’t that cool anymore. Not with the knowledge that you could have been drinking cocktails with Kate Moss and Marc Jacobs at Miuccia Prada’s Miu Miu club event in Paris last Friday. With the sound of techno in your ears you could have seen the Miu Miu Resort 2016 collection meanwhile […]

Culture 4 weeks ago johannalundqvist

Just outside of London in a deserted forest, the boutique festival Farr takes place in two weeks. Since the start six years ago this festival has grown and is now one of the leading festivals of its kind in the UK. Farr prioritize quality rather than quantity, and is still pretty small with about 2000 […]