Recently re-named the ‘Happiest City in the World’, Copenhagen proves that experimenting with fashion can be exciting and innovative. With Copenhagen currently being home to some of the top fashion houses eager to please influencers, it seems that the sense of the fashion industry is stuck on Copenhagen, and proof that fashion can excel strongly outside the reinstated fashion capitals around the world.
Alexandra Shulman celebrated her 25 years at British Vogue signing off with the celebratory September Issue. The now Ex-editor-in-Chief, Shulman, made the decision to showcase the faces of models past, present and future on the cover of Vogue. The issue screamed tired and past its sell-by-date rather than celebrating a milestone 306th issue by the influential editor.
Haute Couture always brings a sense of surrealism to a season. With well-known houses exhibiting the best and perhaps the most outrageous and expensive designs. It is easy to get caught up in the luxury of Haute Couture Fashion week.
This series of articles aim to look back on collections that have inspired myself; contemplating and assessing the significance of the collection [not only for myself] but to the fashion industry additionally.
Fashion is an industry that is aiming for perfection in every aspect. The continuous strive to fit in with a mould of the moment will always be part of the sector. However, in recent years there has been a change and a sense of public duty to push for more diversity.
There is a continual blame game that is pushed onto the fashion industry. Often telling the public that the fashion industry is to blame for perceptions of women, telling young children that the only way they can be perfect is to be thin. But can we put all of the blame on the industry and ignore the likes of social media, reality TV and celebrities?
Celebrities are being used as marketing tools by fashion labels across the world, everyday a new celebrity is teamed up with a brand. It is a clever tool that is working well across the fashion industry, but does this mean that celebrities should endorse other factors of life? Especially when it comes to politics?
Studying fashion design is unlike any other course I’ve entered into. Having dabbled in Psychology for a semester, and then completing an associate degree in Merchandising it still wasn't enough to prepare me for entering the realms of design.