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Friday Chronicle #20 – Why the fashion industry is killing fashion? A heritage and creativity debate. 

Friday Chronicle #20 – Why the fashion industry is killing fashion? A heritage and creativity debate. 

When a very well known trends agency in Paris said back in 2012 that fashion needed to get its freedom from the heritage and history or die, it was probably the most stupid thing to say. Nevertheless it was the state of mind of many people at that time. Since then several iconic Fashion houses decided to embrace this over-modernity philosophy and now, 4 years later, they are dying .

Jigsaw Autumn-Winter collection 2015-2016. Take some time out!

Jigsaw Autumn-Winter collection 2015-2016. Take some time out!

Jigsaw autumn/winter 2015: 15 looks onwards and upwards, taking inspiration from natural geological and meteorological elements; creating a collection filled with beautiful modernity, practical sharpness and exquisite fabric quality. Key shapes envelop the body, with ample layers and indulgent quantities of cloth, all of the highest quality in soft and luxurious yarns.

Best fashion news from 2013

Best fashion news from 2013

Luxury Activist takes the holiday season as an opportunity for thematic flashbacks on the most popular articles, news and reviews of 2013. In this session, find here the 5 most popular articles in 2013 in Fashion. Good reading. Is Nicola Formichetti the new Warhol?   Nicola Formichetti is probably the most talented fashion artist of his generation. From Japan to Europe towards the US, he is everywhere.  From Lady Gaga, to Mugler, Uniqlo or Diesel, his style makes the trends….

Moda Fusion – Brazilian creativity for future talents

Moda Fusion – Brazilian creativity for future talents

2005  was the year of Brazil in France and the year of France in Brazil. After that year, many activities and initiatives were built in order to strength the relationships between the 2 countries. One of these initiatives is called Moda Fusion.   This brazilian association based in Brazil tends to create opportunities for Brazil and France to lengthen their cultural and economic actions. Moda Fusion was created by Nadine Gonzales and Andrea Fasanello. The aim is to allow young…

Punk will never die. It is just a matter of eternal re-start.

Punk will never die. It is just a matter of eternal re-start.

Many art and ideologist trends influenced the fashion scene for several years. Some of them have eternal come-backs, as if they were part of our social style foundation. And in 2013, Punk has never been so alive in the cultural and fashion trends. What is Punk ? Punk is considered as a sub–culture that gathers many references on the following topics: Music Fashion Ideologies Visual Art Dance Literature Film Overal it promotes the idea of individual freedom. Nobody really knows…

Is Nicola Formichetti the new Warhol?

Is Nicola Formichetti the new Warhol?

Fashion, Arts Nicola Formichetti became one of the most influential person in fashion and design today. Multi-facetted artist, he works for fashion brands, is friend with celebrities and develop personal projects like Nicopanda. He is all over the place and some people tend to compare him with Andy Warhol. Is Nicola Formichetti the new Warhol? A Cultural melting pot as origins Nicola Formichetti is a culture mix. Her mother was Japanese and his father Italian. He was born in Tokyo…

Oscar de la Renta for Outnet.com. Dress like Olivia Palermo.

Oscar de la Renta for Outnet.com. Dress like Olivia Palermo.

Oscar de la Renta is back and the American brand signs an exclusive collection for The Outnet.com. And to wear these amazing fashion items, only the rising star, new yorker It-Girl Olivia Palermo would fit the job! The Outnet is THE Fashion designer online outlet. You can find more than 200 designer brands available and because they belong to the Net-a-porter.com group, you have the certitude that all brands are genuine. This spring, Outnet.com revealed a special collaboration with Oscar de…

Ultimate fashion item: designer coats.

Ultimate fashion item: designer coats.

Fashion designers In winter, things get complicated when a woman tries to dress with style. If the temperature is freezing outside, your best friend will always be a good coat. But of course, the choice of the perfect coat can be challenging. So when all your trendy fashion accessories and dresses need to stay in the wardrobe, only a beautiful coat can save your allure. Elegant, urban, original or sophisticated, a beautiful coat is like a signature. It marks your…