Margaret Howell RTW Fall 2019

Margaret Howell offered her usual lineup of fuss-free men’s and women’s staples with a workwear twist, sharp lines and clean tailoring. Like last season, Howell played with details at the neck. Sweaters were designed with high, cable-knit collars, while others were scalloped. Chunky burnt orange scarves enhanced khaki outfits. Dress shirts

Thebe Magugu Wins International Fashion Showcase Award – WWD

Cedric Mizero, Thebe Magugu and Duran Lantink JAMES GIFFORD-MEAD WINNERS’ CIRCLE: South African women’s wear designer Thebe Magugu, 26, won the overall award for curation and fashion content at the International Fashion Showcase for 2019. Duran Lantink, 33, from the Netherlands and Cedric Mizero, 26, from Rwanda were awarded special mentions

Preen by Thornton Bregazzi RTW Fall 2019 – WWD

Thea Bregazzi and Justin Thornton had a lot of big ideas for Preen. “Maypole dance, Morris dance, Clog dance, Highland dance,” Thornton said backstage, listing the types of celebratory dances that inspired the duo. It was less get-your-freak-on, and more one-two-step as the designers made a case for clogs. They

Adidas Original Unveils Collaboration with Ji Won Choi – WWD

Nelson Mandela’s sneakers have come back home to South Africa. The late South African president and global icon of freedom, affectionately known as Madiba, walked out of the notorious Robben Island prison in 1990 after a total of 27 years of incarceration and hard labor wearing a pair of white

Burberry RTW Fall 2019 – WWD

With a debut collection that’s just hitting the shop floor, Riccardo Tisci is still under the microscope at Burberry, and he’s had to work rapidly — and publicly. There are shareholders to please and stores to fill, 442 worldwide, plus franchises and wholesale outlets, and a drumbeat of monthly T-shirt,

London College of Fashion M.A. Students Focus on Strong Women – WWD

THE WOMEN’S ROOM: Master’s degree students from London College of Fashion delivered a clear and powerful message in their fall 2019 group show, offering their personal takes on empowered women. Ten students from the M.A. Fashion Design Technology Women’s Wear course — nine of them Chinese and one Korean — were

Markus Lupfer RTW Fall 2019

Instead of throwing a big birthday bash for his label’s 20th anniversary, Markus Lupfer went with the “less is more” approach. “I just wanted it to look chic and casually elevated,” he demurred. The clothes were just that. Wintry pieces such as chunky sweaters, elongated cardigans and wool coats added

Mary Katrantzou RTW Fall 2019 – WWD

The designer conjured the elements for this volcanic color blast of a collection, which she paraded in the courtyard of the private bank Coutts, the walls draped with white canvas. She also took a new turn, working prints of fire and swirling marble onto long organza dresses with ruffles or

London Label Vin and Omi Goes Even Greener for Fall 2019 – WWD

Vin + Omi RTW Fall 2019 show. Simon Armstrong NATURAL WOMAN: The zero-waste concept label Vin and Omi served up a green cocktail of a collection this seasonal. Dresses at the fashion show were made from organic nettle, cow parsley and linen fabric from the English Cotswolds, while olive green and mandarin latex