We live in times where people are sensitive about their ethnic symbols and icons. This led to headaches for #fashion brands such as Prada, Christian Dior Couture, Carolina Herrera and Gucci (among many others) accused to take advantage for business purposes or to mocking specific cultural groups through the launch of products seen as offensive or unrespectful and have been forced to apologize … Leggi tutto

Yesterday Maria Grazia Chiuri presented an amazingly chic Haute Couture collection inspired by “Caryatids: These sculptures embodying female forms that support the architecture of ancient temples and decorate certain Parisian edifices, draped in tunics with pure lines, have always shouldered the weight of the world.⁠” as stated by the Maison. The show set was created … Leggi tutto

WOMEN IN FASHION: Tamara Mellon Tamara Mellon is a British businesswoman and creative director who founded one of the most exciting shoes specialists brand of the last decades: Jimmy Choo. Great taste, creative and style knowledge, business acumen, she left the brand in 2011 after the acquisition from Labelux. Since her departure Jimmy Choo has … Leggi tutto

The DNA of a luxury brand is one of its most precious assets. It represents the backbone of the brand, its uniqueness, its point of differentiation and it nurtures the brand value. If well kept, respected and preserved. As every living being a brand must evolve with the times while preserving its own identity, creating … Leggi tutto

Maria Grazia Chiuri was appointed Creative director at Dior in June 2016. Before she was part of the duo who helped revamp Valentino and she also previously worked at #Fendi with Silvia Venturini Fendi. She was the first woman designer to be in charge of women image and collections at the Parisian maison of Dior. … Leggi tutto

Fendi was founded in Rome by Adele and Edoardo Fendi in 1925. The success of the brand was due to the energy and creativity, taste and flamboyant style of the 5 fendi sisters: Paola, Anna, Franca, Carla and Alda. In 1987 the company opens a new line, for youngsters, called “Fendissime” managed by the next … Leggi tutto

Mansur Gabriel was founded by Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel in 2012. In just six years they created a well renown brand whose bags are very often sold out. With headquarters established in Manhattan, the two designers became a go-to-brand for many classy girls. In a Vogue UK interview they said “we’d describe our aesthetic … Leggi tutto

We hear a lot of brands and groups talking about empowering women. Most of them use this message just to tick the box of corporate social responsibility or to get the visibility of the day on the media, then they are more costume makers representing women in the collections and brand image as unlikely no-gender … Leggi tutto

Dear Fashion and Luxury Groups,   It’s time to walk the talk! I see today many posts coming from you about #internationalwomenday and I am truly happy that, in spirit, you support women in the industry.   Therefore, it’s time to walk the talk! – more women in key positions at the top of the … Leggi tutto

Phoebe Philo silently left Celine, the brand she reshaped 10 years ago. Vanessa Friedman on NYT wrote: “At a time when women are increasingly not just finding their voice but using it, demanding parity and flexing their power, Céline consistently gave them something to wear — or at least to aspire to. Ms. Philo was … Leggi tutto