This has been Bottega Veneta’s year, while Alexander McQueen’s sneakers have enjoyed surging popularity, the former Meghan Markle has been the top influencer and sustainability has been the hottest topic.
The British Fashion Council has released the shortlist for this year’s Fashion Awards, with Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Loewe leading the way with four nominations each. Winners will be announced on 2 December.
A group of fashion designers, BFC ambassadors and industry leaders joined the British Fashion Council to launch its Fashion Studio Apprenticeship during a visit at Prendergast Vale School in Lewisham on Monday.
Expect a somewhat confusing scene in London Fashion Week this season, with a multitude of art installations, pop-ups and events open to the public –though much of that will represent a very welcome change.
The market has evolved greatly in recent years, transforming the design process and the way fashion start-ups are created. FashionNetwork.com looks at the advantages emerging designers have, and the hurdles they face.
The show staged by Carine Roitfeld to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Florentine boutique brought together more than 3,000 people on Thursday to celebrate fashion with rhinestones, VIPs and heaps of creativity.