London, Fashion and the Importance of Being … Something

LONDON — At first look, it regarded prefer it was again to enterprise at London Fashion Week. An enormous industrial present house was heaving on Friday, filled with public relations varieties and safety guards in headsets, glowing floor-to-ceiling screens blasting social content material (the venue was sponsored by TikTook) and…

Can I Still Dress All in Black?

Years in the past, at barely 20 and as a bicycle racer with no staff affiliation, I began carrying black. I then started selecting black shirts, sneakers, trousers and jackets (the exceptions being pure white shirts with my swimsuit and, a few times at Christmas, a crimson tie). I like…

How Ibrahim Kamara Found His Place in Fashion

Ibrahim Kamara was sitting in a steamy resort room in West Africa not way back, reflecting on a fleeting go to to Gambia, a rustic he as soon as known as dwelling. Born in Sierra Leone in 1990, Mr. Kamara fled to close by Gambia after civil struggle broke out,…

‘Stick It to the Man’ and Other Lessons From the Met Gala Cocktails

“Social media may yet save fashion,” Tom Ford was saying on Monday, early on at the Met Gala, sipping water with a slice of lime from a wine glass. “Everyone now stars in their own movie. Everyone dresses for Instagram.” He wasn’t exaggerating — no look went undocumented throughout an…

Lorde, Tom Ford and Kacey Musgraves Party During Fashion Week

“Masks on in the gallery, please,” mentioned a safety guard on the Brooklyn Museum. It was final Wednesday evening and the museum was celebrating the return of New York Fashion Week with the opening get together for “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams,” a retrospective of the French luxurious home. Maria…

Nicki Minaj Will Not Attend Met Gala Over Vaccine Requirement

The Met Gala’s vaccine requirement has grow to be purpose for some celebrities to not attend. On Monday night, the rapper Nicki Minaj tweeted that she had but to obtain the vaccine and wouldn’t be going to the gala because of this. “They want you to get vaccinated for the…

What Did the Met Gala Look Like the Last Time Around?

The final time the world had a Met Gala was in 2019, and the theme was “Camp: Notes on Fashion.” Aside from a spot youngsters go in the summer season, camp — based on the Merriam-Webster dictionary — is “a style or mode of personal or creative expression that is…

New York Fashion Week: Day 5

There are many issues to contemplate when turning an individual right into a floral shrub. For the designer Thom Browne, the transformation started with a cape with exaggerated shoulders, from which lots of of plastic flowers cascaded to the ground. The flowers, in numerous shades of Mr. Browne’s signature grey,…

The ‘Guests’ Swam Alongside the Couple

“Laminate vows” was included on the prewedding guidelines for Catarina Salvador Espírito Santo Cristovão Neto. After all, once you’re getting married in the Pacific Ocean, simply past the wave breaks, that’s in all probability a great factor to do. Ms. Neto additionally proved herself to be moderately resourceful when she…