I wasn’t bowled over by Tommy Hilfiger’s AW16 collection with its slightly cheesy nautical theme. But the SS16, now that was another matter. The festival-ready, beach-ready mix of crochet and cotton, culturally appropriated motifs and exuberant colours was one of the winers of last September’s round of runway shows.
So Gucci is unifying its men’s and women’s main season shows and the fashion world is running around like (very stylish) headless chickens as a result.
Mango has released more of the images from its New Metallics monthly ultra-fast fashion micro collection and it’s something of a relief to see that the retailer isn’t expecting us to walk around in head-to-toe silver.
Last year was tough for retail so how did Next do? If not a spectacular performance it was a respectable one in the circumstances. And a big cultural change as far as the company’s approach to buying product will be key to its performance in the future.
I have a love-hate relationship with designer collaborations. I love the fact that we mere mortals with less cash than a millionaire can buy into a powerful signature style at a fraction of the usual price. But I hate the fact that they sell out too fast with all the key pieces ending up at…
After launching the Tribal Spirit micro collection this February, featuring Kendall Jenner, Mango has now unveiled Soft Minimal, the second trend to be highlighted in advertising campaigns for SS16 And the look? It pays tribute to the minimalist style of the 90s, we’re told. Mango is using Liu Wen, Asia’s most ‘international’ model, as the collection’s face.
Tommy Hilfiger is the latest luxury brand to move into the ‘show-it, want-it, buy-it’ space as of September with its autumn 16 collection. The brand’s New York Fashion Week show in September will be a multi-media broadcast runway production staged for a consumer and press audience, with all styles immediately available for purchase through retail,…