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The Met Gala was due to take place May 4th, 2020 however due to Covid-19 the gala has been postponed. However here is everything we knew about what was due to take place at this years gala, a chance to preview some of the new exhibit details ahead of its opening (slated for October 29th 2020) and a look back at some of the best looks of the Met Gala in the last five years.
Is this a frivolous question, do people even care? It might, at face value seem like a superficial question to ask given all that is going on in our world at the moment. However it’s also important to note that we are living through a historical moment and fashion during times of crisis has always played a significant part.
Here we look at what impact the pandemic is having on fashion, sustainability, and what the future of fashion and fashion shows might look like going forward.
Whenever my world is turned upside down, one voice that can comfort me is my mum, Ann Fan. It just so happens that she is also a practicing psychologist for over twenty years so she can not only help as mother, but also in practical ways when it comes to managing stress.
Recently, mine and everyone else’s lives the world over changed. Here is a Q and A with her on how we can help ourselves and others get through this pandemic together.
Kors has become somewhat of a U.S institution and it’s not hard to see why. with his 40th Anniversary just around the corner, Kors has stood the test of time. With his FW20 being all about cozy glamour and a nod at collections passed, FW20 is all about haute-sportswear.
On February 6th, 2020 Tadashi Shoji presented his FW 2020 collection in New York. The inspiration, Mongolia, with its fabled empire and extraordinary past. A place where tales of many Dynasties originated. Spanning centuries it’s where East meets west, filled with intrigue, a legacy that at times is larger than life and it’s this spirit that can be seen throughout the collection.
Last Saturday I had the honor of interviewing Ruth Carter about her latest movie, Dolemite Is My Name.We also touched upon Black Panther, the movie that saw her make history by becoming the first African American to win an Oscar for best costume designer.
Now Ruth Carter, who made the announcement during Black History Month, is making her designing magic available to the masses with the launch of her collaboration with H&M . The capsule collection which will be focused on 80s inspired streetwear includes t-shirts, hoodies, as well as bucket hats.
THE 28TH ART OF MOTION PICTURE COSTUME DESIGN EXHIBITION AT FIDM MUSEUM AND INTERVIEW WITH RUTH CARTER
On Saturday February 1st, 2020 FIDM opened their doors for the celebration of their 28th Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition opening February 4th 2020. See all the glamour of the night and read EV's interview with Academy Award Winning Costume Designer, Ruth Carter as we talk Dolemite Is My Name, Black Panther and pushing for more diversity in the industry.
With Christmas fast approaching it can all feel a little stressful if you've still got your Christmas shopping to complete. Well EV is here to help! If you're looking for something for your fashion loving friends, sisters, mothers (or even yourself) this year, fear not! We have the perfect gifts for you with this edit of incredibly unique designers and their collections. Whether it’s bags, jewellery or a beautiful piece of clothing, we’ve got you covered!
As a champion of new and emerging designers and as an editor who is so passionate about trying to shed light on them, I constantly see how hard it is to break into the fashion industry. At least from the periphery I witness the struggle. Add being a person of color on top of the everyday challenge’s other designers face and that struggle becomes even harder. That's why it's so important the Black Design Collective exists..
Walking into Spring Studios Gallery, where Mark Badgley and James Mischka had set the stage for their SS20 collection, I was surrounded by stunning dresses, and that was before the runway show had started. Strong fans of the design duo were wearing their pieces with pride as they floated their way to the seats. Despite the warmth of the sun outside, I had decided to wear their sequin wool trench and wasn’t veering from my plans despite the beaming sun outside.
Setting off over the Brooklyn Bridge, making my way to Duggal Greenhouse, Brooklyn Navy Yard, a line of cars makes their way into the entrance. As I walk towards the venue, a black car stops, a window rolls down and there is Rachel Zoe’s husband, Rodger Berman who leans out of his window and asks the men in suits working the event, “Is the drop off area up there?” I have most definitely arrived at the Michael Kors show.
Since Hogan McLaughlin’s first Spring 2012 collection, Kaidan, we can see where the designer has come from, and how he has evolved. Despite having no formal design training, McLaughlin’s collections all bring with them true precision with his design, and with it a sense of ferocity, darkness and truth. Influenced by his dance background, the designer knows movement and with each collection has consistently created a beautiful juxtaposition of both sculptured punctilious rigidity as well as a smoothness and elegance of movement and this collection is no exception.
“I’m calling my Spring 2020 collection Victorianna!” Anna Sui exclaimed.
Sui’s latest collections have acknowledged the tough climate we find ourselves in. In response to this, Sui’s latest offerings have channeled the positive, with her fall collection focused on optimism with a collection that she nicknamed “Poptimism” trying to make sense of the times we find ourselves in.
The Chinese womenswear brand, Lily showcased their latest collection at Spring Studios on Sept 8th. The design duo behind the brand, Chen Chuan and Lee Lun created a stunning collection of expertly precise tailored pieces with the professional woman in mind.
London Based designer, Xu Zhi was the second womenswear designer to showcase his collection. Inspired by the Bloom of Youth, the designer infused intricate fabrics, braided embroidery and float print to blend Greek Mythology with Southern flair to express “poetic adolescence.”
NYFW China Day is a platform designed to help contemporary Chinese designers enter the US market. This year China Day is bringing some of the most exciting womenswear designers to New York. Kicking off womenswear with designer, Lily followed by Xu Zhi as they debut their SS20 collections.
Tuesday, August 20th 2019 marks the opening of the 13th Art of Television and Costume Design Exhibition.
The stunning new exhibition honors the work of nominated Costume Designers, Costume Supervisors as well as Assistant Costume Designers from the 2018-2019 television season.
There are no two ways about it, after having a baby you change, not just physically through the process of being pregnant and after, but emotionally. Most of the changes that happen are beautiful. You’ve created a human being, a new person who you love in a way you can’t ever put into words. However most new mothers will tell you some of the changes you go through are challenging, so here are some tips on how to feel like yourself after having a baby
When it comes to recent trends, the nineties are having a major comeback. First there was tie dye, now we’re seeing the return of white! Read more on all the best ways to wear it from some of your favourite fashionistas!
There are a few things that I thought we would never see a return of and tie dye was one of them! However it’s back and in a big way! Beyonce kicked off the trend again last year when she wore a tie dye mini dress during her vacation in Italy with Jay-Z and this year we’ve seen it on a number of celebrities including Gigi Hadid during Coachella...
Today's episode of Family Style sees Stacy Fan interview the stunning Mayly Tao AKA the Donut Princess!
DK's donut's is a beautiful Chasing the American dream story and has only been made more inspiring by just how far Mayly has taken the business.
H&M has announced its latest designer collection and it might be the most exciting yet!
Giambattista Valli, the Parisian Italian couturier has excitingly created a limited edition collection for high street store H&M made up of stunning evening dresses and has even extended the collection to menswear, a first for Valli. The first collection will go on sale online and at select H&M stores on May 25th with the main collection going on sale November 7th.
Rihanna is breaking history this week with the launch of her partnership with Fenty Maison and LVMH. On Friday, May 10th 2019, Chairman and CEO of LVMH, Bernard Arnault, made the announcement that this Spring they will be launching a new Maison and Robyn Rihanna Fenty would be taking helm as creative director. The launch will not only see Rihanna be the first new house created by LVMH since Christian Lacroix in 1987, it’s also the first time...
The theme of the Met Gala this year was ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’. Inspired by the Susan Sontag's essay, in which Sontag defines it by saying, “Love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration.”
For this years Met, Anna Wintour wore a feathered look, embellished with crystals, a creation made by Chanel.
Over here at Eurasian Vogue we’re excited to announce that Stacy Fan is one of the ‘foodie fam’ members / co-hosts in an upcoming Asian food and travel show. The show will be premiering May 13th and making its world premiere this Sunday, May 5th at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival L.A at 3pm.
We all know being a Mother is one of, if not the hardest jobs out there. So take some time this Mother's Day to shower your mom with some love! Gifts certainly aren't everything, but if you are looking to indulge your mom this year, here are a few ideas of things she might just love!
On Saturday 6th April, I attended the FIDM Debut 2019 show at Barker Hangar, Los Angeles. It was the third year I've had the honour of attending and I love going to see the freshest talent that are about to embark on their careers in the fashion industry.
On Saturday 23rd March 2019, I had the honor of moderating a Crazy Rich Asian’s panel, Style On Screen at The Fidm Museum, featuring Costume designer, Mary Vogt, production designer, Nelson Coates and the films editor, Myron Kerstein.
As we wait for summer to approach and those maxi and midi dresses in your wardrobe are screaming to be worn, the latest fashion trend is bringing some good news as the latest way to wear your dress is over jeans and leggings!
It's a trend that was seen on the runway and is already being translated on to the streets with bloggers and editors showing us just how practical and fun the look can be!
As a regular reader will know, I am such a fan of Flying Solo. Every time I visit I always find the most incredible designers who are creating inspired collections that you really can’t find anywhere else.
I am so happy to bring you some of the latest designers from the store that you should be keeping an eye out for in 2019.
It certainly has been a fashion month to remember. The world lost a true fashion hero, with Karl Lagerfeld’s sad passing on February 19th, 2019 leaving a massive hole in the fashion world.
Before his passing however, Lagerfeld ensured that his last Fendi show made history. After handing over the helm to Silvia Venturini, he saw that his final vision was carried out. Hoping to see more diversity in the fashion world, Fendi sent a Muslim model down their runway for the very first time, wearing a traditional hijab, for their F/W 19 collection.
This years 91st Academy Awards fashion didn't disappoint with metallics and fuchsia being a popular colour for the night. Gemma Chan looked particularly stunning in a Maison Valentino gown, whilst Laura Harrier wore a breathtakingly beautiful ethically made gown, a Louis Vuitton creation by Nicolas Ghesquiere. Check out some of the best dressed of the night below!
On February 9th 2019, Flying Solo welcomed over 600 guests at their fifth New York Fashion Week show at Pier 59 Studios.
Transformation was the theme for this show as Flying Solo redefined the power of creativity, unity and inclusivity and set the stage to represent some of the best independent designers.
In the second part of 'The Perfect Weekend in Hertfordshire, England' (after staying at The Grove for one perfect night) I’m taking you just a ten minute drive to a ‘must-see' for any Harry Potter fans, The Harry Potter Studio Tour at Leavesden Studios.
We all know from either first hand experience or have heard about the joys of London, England. The bright lights and historical city. The theatre, the atmosphere and the electricity of the place is something I associate with my childhood and adulthood that hold some of my most treasured memories. However there is so much more to England than the capital, with so many places in the home counties that people don’t know about and I’m excited to bring one of them to you today!
On February 8th, 2019 at Pier 59 Studios and February 12th in New York, NY at Industria - /BFDPR/ CAAFD (The Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers) set the stage for their emerging designers during NYFW F/W 19. Among the designers were Tom Foolery, RC Caylan, Viktória Tisza and Sania Maskatiya,
On February 7th, 2019 Tadashi Shoji’s F/W 19 collection was debuted at Spring Studios - Gallery 1 in New York.
Fall 2019 tells the story of travels through Southeast Asia. Reflecting the beauty of the land through the collections rich material, whilst the architecture is mirrored through the pieces silhouettes.
Los Angeles based Makeup artist, Françoise Saint-Pierre is back to talk to us about the best makeup look for Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day!
If you're looking for a special gift this Valentine's Day for the one you love or even as a gift for yourself here is a guide to some special pieces from some really unique companies!
Marked out your New Years resolutions but still wanting to create a new look for the New Year? Well look no further. Here are some of the hottest trend for 2019, and the best part, many of the pieces you may already have in your wardrobe!
Read all about exciting new brand, B'CAUSE- A stunning day to night collection taking their customer from boardroom to bar, designed in California as a homage to iconic women in history and for women who are about to make history.
Looking for the perfect gift for your best friend, sister, girlfriend or wife? Check out some of the below ideas, with everything from personalized jewelry to keep sake photobooks, to give her something really special this year!
We’re fast approaching one of the busiest travel seasons with Thanksgiving and Christmas almost here. Whilst we all love a good holiday, traveling, even alone these days is difficult enough, but with children, especially babies or toddlers is even more daunting, particularly if you are doing it for the first time. However here are some tips to make the travel slightly less stressful..
With Christmas just around the corner and the invites for holiday parties not far away, we’re talking to LA based makeup artist, Françoise Saint-Pierre on one of the hottest makeup looks for the ‘sparkliest’ season and just how we need to apply it to be the belle of the ball.
Emma Frattolillo, founder of Thread Em, is one of Italy’s hottest bag designers to have recently moved to LA. Having started her company just one year ago, coinciding with her move stateside, she’s already making waves internationally with features in publications such as Grazia and Vanity Fair.
THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT ARIELLE : THE INTERVIEW
With the launch of the Something Navy brand today at Nordstrom, Eurasian Vogue reviews the collection and talks to Arielle Charnas about the incredible growth of her career, how she handles her life constantly being on social media and of course, her stunning new collection.
Mexican born and raised Alexia María Esquer is not your typical designer. Since childhood she has always been in love with the 50s and after studying in New York the love of this era only deepened, as she tells me, “Before I could even remember I was inspired by Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly.”
On September 10th September 2018, the CAAFD, The Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers, presented some of the most promising international emerging designers for the SS19 Collective Showcase. Partnering up with iFashion Network, and set at both Pier59 and Industria venue.
From September 6th to 11th, 2018, New York Fashion Week powered by Art Hearts Fashion returned to the inspired location of The Angel Orensanz Venue.
From September 6th to 11th, 2018, New York Fashion Week powered by Art Hearts Fashion returned to the inspired location of The Angel Orensanz Venue.
On September 9th, as one of the most anticipated designers of the Art Hearts week, Candice Cuoco's collection made its debut.
On September 10th, 2018 at the The Refectory located at The Highline Hotel, NYC Moon Choi unveiled her SS19 “Specimen 19” collection.
7th September, located at Spring Studios in Tribeca, New York based designer, Vivvienne Hu unveiled her SS19 collection. Looking at the juxtaposition of the strict architecture of botanical gardens next to the delicate flowers housed within them was the starting point of inspiration for Hu's latest collection.
Nothing gives me more joy than to bring you yet another success story from Flying Solo. I first featured them almost two years ago at their original store location in Mulberry Street. They had about 20 designers and it was all hands on deck as they came together to make one of the founders, Elizabeth Solomeina’s vision come to life.
When you think of neon you’d be forgiven for getting flashes of 80’s or 90’s aerobic workouts, leotards and leg warmers. However you might have to start re-thinking the connotations of neon as you know it with this autumn's hottest trend. That's right, the neon trend is going to be everywhere this autumn.
Television has never been better than it is today. With so many platforms now available to stream shows of all genres and showcasing more diversity than ever. And now thanks to FIDM, it's never been easier to get up close to the incredible array of costumes showcased on the shows.
The story of Kylie Jenner on Forbes front cover two weeks ago was discussed on numerous talk shows throughout the US, made headlines in the tabloids and was trending on twitter. Not just because the reality star from one of America’s most well known families became the youngest billionaire at the age of just 20, but because Forbes labeled her ‘self-made’.
Denim jackets are such a staple in our closets, especially in the summer months. Worn with everything from a slip dress, double denim, to black trousers, the jacket will see you right through summer and beyond!
Last week Chiara Ferragni went on her bachelorette party to Ibiza. And one of the most well known Italian newspapers slammed her (female) friends bodies. Calling the women ‘fat’ before going on to analyze their bodies, from the size of their behinds to the extra pounds they felt they carried.
If you’re beginning to feel that even the simplest tasks each morning are tiring you out before you’ve even left the house, here are some tips on how to get your life a little bit more organized, from getting your outfits ready the night before, to a few things you can do in the home to keep things in order.
UPDATE YOUR WARDROBE BY BREAKING THE STYLE RULES
Feeling tired of your current wardrobe but don’t want to spend a fortune updating it? Here are some ideas on how to give your look a revamp without spending a penny. Instead of buying anything new, why not try taking a different look at your wardrobe and pair up pieces that you wouldn’t have thought would go together? Maxi dresses over jeans, clashing pinks, dressed up denim to work? We’re loving them all and sharing our favorite unusual combinations
The time, 1970-1990, the photographer, Michel Arnaud. Taking us back to an era of the true supermodel, the evolution of the runway show and Arnaud was privy to it all and now thanks to both Arnaud’s generosity and FIDM Museum, so are we with his first ever exhibition open now at the FIDM Museum.
Thought that overalls were only for age two and under? These looks might have you reconsider! Overalls and jumpsuits are so versatile, can be dressed up or down and worn from winter to summer and an added plus, they're super comfortable. Here's how to wear overalls like a (grown-up!) fashionista!
Anyone who regularly reads my interviews on Harper’s Bazaar, China or Eurasian Vogue knows just how much I like finding new designers and they don’t come much newer or fresher than their first collection whilst still in design school. Read on for EV's interview with three of the most exciting up and coming designers to keep your eye out for from this years FIDM Debut show
Wedding season is upon us. Whilst it's a glorious time full of celebration, it can also be an expensive time and not jut for the bride and groom, but also often for the guests. Whether you’re a bridesmaid, maid of honor or just attending. So why not choose an outfit that you can not only wear for the wedding but also for the rest of the year?
The ceremony which was held at St George’s Chapel on May 19th 2018, just like the couple themselves was modern, and broke tradition for many reasons. We take a look at the ceremony details, and what Meghan Markle and the celebrity guests wore.
may 15th 2018
Mascara is one of most common items in a woman’s makeup bag, promising to make eyelashes look thicker, longer and flutterier. However, with many of us wearing mascara every day, is there any truth behind the claims that – horror of horrors – mascara makes eyelashes fall out?
STYLING THE BUMP: THE MATERNITY CHIC ISSUE
Beyoncé announced her second pregnancy (this time with twins) in true star style last month, by releasing a stunning set of photos rumored to have been shot by Awol Erizku, a young LA / New York based photographer. At the time of writing this, the photo released on Beyoncé’s Instagram page had over 10.7 million likes. The full collection of photos were later released on Beyoncé’s website.
MOTHER'S DAY GIFTING IDEAS
We all know a mother's job is the hardest job out there and with mother's day only one week away there's no better day to show your appreciation! Here is EV's gifting guide to get your mother something truly unique this mother's day.
UNIQUE CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR HIM AND HER!
If you’re stuck for some Christmas ideas, fret not! Whether it’s for the men in your life or the women, we’ve got a selection of ideas for you. Scroll down to see some of Eurasian Vogue’s top picks for the holiday season!!
In a time when so many companies are turning away from brick and mortar stores and relying solely on e-commerce, it’s refreshing to come across a brand that are putting the emphasis of their company on having a storefront. A company that insists on creating an experience for its customers from the moment they walk through the door. Enter, 1denim...
TRANSPORT YOURSELF TO A PARISIAN DREAM WITH MINAN WONG
I have been a fan of Minan Wong’s work from the moment I saw her beautiful collection of elegantly sexy, classic yet modern pieces from her FW16 collection. So you can imagine my excitement when I knew I had the opportunity to not only attend Minan Wong’s show at NYFW but also have the chance to meet Wong in person and get a sneak peak of her collection ahead of the show.
PLAYNOMORE came along at just the right time, a Korean brand established in 2014, they are a company that loves fashion, but refuses to take it too seriously. With their key and most popular ‘SHYGIRL’ bag, the founder, Chaeny Kim wanted to revive childhood memories. Playing with the idea of luxury versus wit, and classic versus pop art, they have created their own interpretation of a new classic
VICTORIA BECKHAM X TARGET LAUNCH
One of Target's hottest collaborations is set to drop this Sunday 9th April with the launch of Victoria Beckham x Target and if people weren't excited enough, Victoria Beckham and Target hosted a pre-launch party in LA for the collection to which the likes of Jessica Alba, Ashley Madekwe and Naomi Harris attended to show us just how gorgeous the collection looks in real life.
TOP TREND UPDATES FOR SPRING / SUMMER 2017
Looking to update your wardrobe for 2017? Good news, you don't have to invest in a whole new wardrobe to do so. Likely you'll already have several of these pieces in your wardrobe, or a simple customization will see you looking Spring Summer ready. Scroll down for some of Eurasian Vogue's top 2017 trend updates.
FILM REVIEW: HIT IT OR SKIP IT? TOM FORD'S NOCTURNAL ANIMALS
Amy Adams stars as Susan Marrow, a wealthy, immaculately dressed but bored and unsatisfied gallery owner in Tom Ford’s second movie Nocturnal Animals. Opening the movie to a set of obese naked women shown as live art at the opening of Susan’s gallery, we are instantly introduced to the inner workings of Susan’s psyche. A yearning to show the inner truth of the world she lives in, a world far away from perfect, and a desire to break from the seemingly outwardly idyllic life she leads.
EAST MEETS WEST AT NOCTURNE
I first came across Nocturne when I was browsing Instagram one day as I was on the hunt to discover new designers and stand out companies to feature. Falling into the ‘Instagram hole’ I came across a stunning statement necklace on one account, tapping the ‘tagged photo’ I saw Nocturne’s name pop up.
The piece of jewelry I found myself admiring was unlike anything I’d seen before so I quickly jumped on Nocturne’s account, before hitting the Internet to begin researching the company and as I did I fell in love even more.