Get to know: Jason Wu and Luxury Fashion
A Canadian artist and a New York-based fashion designer, Jason Wu got his biggest career mark after getting introduced by Vogue Magazine’s editor-at-large, André Leon Talley to then first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. Wu designed her dresses on several occasions, including those worn during the first and second inauguration of American President Barack Obama. His early clients also included Ivana Trump, January Jones, and Amber Valletta. In June 2013, Wu was named as the Art Director of German fashion house Hugo Boss overseeing the entire womenswear range.
Dressing in Dreamy Velvet: The Latest Hollywood Style Trend
For grand occasions, one deserves to dress up in the grandest number. With rich fabrics being paraded down the runways, Shopper’s Alley takes a look at the latest trend among the ateliers: velvet gowns in various cuts and embellishments.
In our latest luxury review, we’ve picked out three of the most sophisticated ensembles from Hollywood’s A-List.
Pink Returns to the Catwalk
Everyone got obsessed with Camel Pantone in 2016. It became the color of feminine power, control, and style. This year, the original color of femininity is back: the eye-candy, youthful shade of pink. Style icons like Balenciaga, Valentino, and Givenchy have already ushered its arrival through their recent collections. Here are some of the looks to get you pretty in pink again.
2017 is the Year of the Man-Bag
Gone are the days when only women had high regards for their everyday companion: the bag. But as men become more aware and picky with what they wear, designers have begun tailoring equally functional and stylish bags that complement their fashion sense. 2017 and the next years are looking up for men’s new best friend, and here are some of the brands designing the revolution.
Visual Overload: Fall/Winter 2017 Handbags For Your Viewing Pleasure
Move over, minimalism! The latest fashions from Fall/Winter 2017-18 have presented handbags in a newer, flashier light. Clean lines and smooth textures have given way to exotic prints and intricate embellishments. From Dolce and Gabbana to Chanel, take a look at these upcoming it-bags soon to fly off the boutique shelves.
Shimmering, Sparkling Footwear: Late 2017 Footwear Trends
Say goodbye to the saying “less is more”, as today’s footwear brands value adornment over subtlety. These past few seasons have seen sleek minimalism give way to artful, sparkly maximalism, such as the romantic vision of Gucci, or the space-age excitement of Chanel.
In the field of footwear, there’s been a recurring theme from brands Oscar de la Renta to Giuseppe Zanotti, which is the bolder the shoe, the better. Read on as we highlight the greatest sparkling and shimmering shoes from this season’s runways.
Hitting The Streets: Luxury’s Rising Streetwear Obsession
Today’s fashion landscape is turning upside-down. Prominent streetwear designers lead top ateliers, from Raf Simons (the Belgian who hopped from Dior to Calvin Klein) to Demna Gvasalia (who rocked the Balenciaga boat alongside his Vetements label). Endless collaborations have sprung up too, like the latest Burberry X Gosha Rubchinskiy drop.
Challenging the Big Boys of the Watch Industry: Louis Vuitton and its First Ever Luxury Smartwatch
The need to integrate modern technology, including digital is starting to become non-negotiable and those who’ll fail to reinvent will soon be forgotten. This is what Tag Heuer, De Grisgono, Montblanc, and now, Louis Vuitton–a well-known luxury brand is trying to do as they explore and strengthen another product category: smartwatches.
Dressed For The Desk Job: Office Accessory Essentials
Say ‘au revoir’ to the days of plain Jane office wear, when women wore all-black blazers, bags, and heels with their tidy white blouses. It’s time to accentuate your corporate look with accessories that declare your good taste – all within bounds of the company handbook, of course! Here are six style essentials every woman should wear to the office.
Earrings Galore: What To Wear From Black-Tie to Bridesmaid
Introducing the earring – an ancient accessory worn in the oldest of civilizations, and an adornment proudly worn by women until today. The dreamiest earrings of all however, sparkle with an all-out pizzazz that can be worn anywhere. Here are 5 gorgeous statement earrings you can use from the office to the dinner party.