A Week in Review: November 9, 2018
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Marc Jacobs’s Grunge Collection for Perry Ellis Is Back! See Every Look via Vogue
This November, Marc Jacobs—with the approval of the Perry Ellis company—is bringing grunge back, recutting 26 looks seam-for-seam from his Spring 1993 collection. Modeled here by Gigi Hadid, Binx Walton, Slick Woods, Dree Hemingway, and more, the collection looks surprisingly modern.
Pyer Moss Awarded 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund via iD
“At a time when our world faces so many challenges, I’m impressed by the winners,” American Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour explained in a statement. “Their work highlights a high degree of creativity and a deep-rooted commitment to the notion of community. They’re not only a credit to the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund as it celebrates its 15th anniversary, but also to the optimism and inclusivity of the very best American fashion.”
What Gives the Logo Its Legs via The New York Times
So what gives logos their staying power? For starters, the look is being reimagined in a way that speaks expressly to the young. “Chanel, Fendi and others have obviously seen a huge amount of social currency in appealing to a millennials and Generation Z,” Ms. Ross said. Those bands of streetwise consumers flaunt initialed T-shirts, boots, sneakers, belts and totes with a dash of irony.
Hedi Slimane and the Art of the ‘Drop’ via BoF
While the off-schedule release should not be strictly categorised as a traditional product drop — these are accessories that are set to be part of the permanent Celine collection, not a limited-edition capsule with a short availability window — the approach is emblematic of a shift in luxury fashion currently taking place. No longer must a brand flood the market with their goods at the beginning of each season. They can serve up items whenever they please, creating newness for a consumer who wants to be engaged all year long.
Modest Fashion Is A Big Business — And These Women Run It via Buzzfeed News
* The multifaith ethos of the modest fashion industry has turned out to be one of its greatest strengths. This was not a prescriptive fashion show, many of the patrons told me as they collected business cards and tried on and bought all sorts of styles. This was more of a “come as you are” bonanza, where you got to determine your comfort level, and then dress accordingly.*