fashion industry

Fashion is dead, the industry killed it. 

Fashion is dead, the industry killed it. 

It is official, fashion is dead. Fashion designers have continuously resigned from their roles at some of the most prestigious fashion names. From Dior, to Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, all these brands are dying as their respectives Artistic Directors are leaving their position. Most of them declared that they do not accept anymore the conditions and the pressure in which they live constantly. The industry of fashion is killing fashion. Luxury Fashion Houses are changing to become fashion labels and ultimately generic apparel items. A new model need to be find.    Hedi, Albert, Raf, Stefano, Christophe, John… all gone. Every chain reaction has a starting point. In our case here it all started back in 2007 when Hedi Slimane resigned from his position at Dior Homme. At that time everybody was shocked. When Hedi Slimane took over the artistic direction of Dior homme in 2000, he reshaped the fashion…

Bianca Warren, South Africa fashion rocks.

Bianca Warren, South Africa fashion rocks.

Fashion turns around world capitals like Paris, New York, London or Milan. But more and more creativity  rises elsewhere. Discover Bianca Warren, South African designer who proves fashion is where creativity, hard working and style sit. Durban in South Africa is definitely the place. Bianca Warren is our fashion designer of the month.   Bianca Warren was born in Johannesbourg and made all her education in Durban where she established her fashion house since 2010. The label is called Bianca Warren Design. She is definitely one of South Africa’s rising stars in the fashion industry. Her style is precise, it shapes women allure by giving a natural movement to the fabrics. Her fashion is sexy yet naturally fitting, and she gets her main inspiration from her travels. And when you ask her what is the ideal “Bianca Warren Woman”, she declares that she is a “fun, vibrant proudly South African…

Thierry Mugler, a brand reset…again?

Thierry Mugler, a brand reset…again?

In the fashion industry, there are names that marked for ever the history of fashion. And Thierry Mugler is one of them. Today, there are many changes in the brand… again. And based on the changes, there is some cleaning up done by Philip Shearer, Clarins CEO.   When Philip Shearer arrived in Clarins on May 2008, he brought his tuff reputation as being a business-master. He had the hard task to take over Mr. Christian Courtin-Clarins, the charismatic co-owner of the Clarins group. Some people call him “the american”, as he used to live several years in the USA, others call him “the cleaner”. In deed his specialty is to take businesses that need some “shake up” in order to retrieve the right path and make it happen. This time, and probably based on last sales figures, Mr Shearer decided to make things right. Let’s hope that he is right….