This Friday, the long-awaited documentary Martin Mariela: In His Own Words will be available for streaming online. Directed and created by Reiner Holzemer, the short film promises to unveil the elusive and enigmatic designer whose revolutionary creations changed the face of fashion while remaining completely […]

American denim brand Levi’s has launched a new program on its Instagram Live channel to support artists and musicians while encouraging watchers to stay at home during the time of COVID-19. The program, titled 5:01® Live, is hosted on the channel every weekday at 5:01 PST. The live program was created […]

Bored of social distancing and reading about Covid-19? The Getty Museum has launched a social media challenge for the WFH brigade to stay actively cultured, whilst remaining in isolation. Inspired by Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum initiative, @tussenkunstenquarantaine, the Getty Museum challenges its followers […]

The global COVID-19 pandemic has left the majority of the fashion industry working from home. As we navigate this new routine, it can become very easy to experience boredom. Even when working from home, we all find extra time in our days. Try using this time to for your own professional development, […]

For many, working from home can be a challenge. Not only are there a myriad of distractions ranging from pending housework, the kids, pets, one’s spouse, food cravings and more to the exact opposite - a feeling of loneliness and isolation. What better way to beat the work-from-home blues with a playlist […]

As Italian retailers and brands face temporary closures during the current health emergency, a new wave of initiatives is bucking the challenge to experience news ways of operating and communicating. The Fondazione Prada is at the forefront to continue to culturally engage in the context where there […]

During the past decade fashion has become a traffic driver to the world’s most prominent art institutions. Although Diana Vreeland in 1983 organized a retrospective at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of Yves Saint Laurent, the first living fashion designer to receive such an […]

The V&A Museum in London is placing a spotlight on Japan’s most famous fashion garment, the Kimono with its latest fashion exhibition. Entitled ‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’, the exhibition marks Europe’s first major exhibit on the kimono, revealing the sartorial and social significance of kimono from […]

London - Freddie Mercury, Yves Saint Laurent and George Lucas were all seduced by the charms of the kimono, whose evolution from medieval times in Japan will be on show at a major exhibition in London. The kimono has been worn by Jedi knights in Lucas's "Star Wars" movie saga, and David Bowie in his […]

Paris - Super-high heels can free women, says legendary French shoe designer Christian Louboutin, who insists that wearing his towering six-inch stilettos is a "form of liberty". While some feminists see vertiginous heels as sexual enslavement, Louboutin believes the opposite -- even if it means women […]

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