The Best Looks from Men’s Fall/Winter 2021 Fashion Week

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The men’s shows kicked off another season of digital presentations. Despite the continuing lockdown, the collections looked beyond knitwear and updated tracksuits. Yes, there were Zegna’s elevated chore jackets and those luxurious robe coats and pajama suits at Fendi, but these were beautiful pieces meant for those who want to be out and about. Take the golden embroidered coat that opened the Dior Homme show. Now that deserves a dinner out followed by a show at the theater and possibly a nightcap at the Carlyle. Creative director Kim Jones took cues from his predecessor Marc Bohan, who was the creative director of Dior from the 1960s through 80s, dressing Grace Kelly and collaborating with radical feminist artist Niki de Saint Phalle. Jones adorned his jackets with star buttons inspired by one of Bohan’s haute couture dresses from the 1960s and collaborated with Scottish artist Peter Doig.

At Louis Vuitton, creative

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5 trends that stood out from Men’s Fashion Week Fall 2021

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Another season of shows has come and gone, with Fall 2021 Men’s Fashion Week wrapping up over the weekend. The fashion calendar is undergoing a reorganization of sorts, as brands and fashion councils struggle with what’s necessary and what’s not. London forewent the men’s schedule, rolling its shows into next month’s women’s shows. New York, too, called things off. In Milan and Paris though, the shows must go on. Most brands opted for lookbooks or pre-shot videos; others, elaborate live-streamed runways; and still others, actual in-person shows, albeit with very few attendees.

One thing remained constant though: there are hints about what’s to come a year from now. There are always trends that never take — things it seems the industry writ large wants to see, but which peter out after the shows. Others take off from nothing — a piece here or

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5 Highlights from Shanghai Fashion Week

This season at Shanghai Fashion Week there were a lot of conversations about how the fashion industry has changed, or will change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, from catwalks going virtual, to the new standards for consumer behaviour. These seismic shifts seem to be pushing us into a new age, and the young designers of Shanghai Fashion Week SS21 are ready for it.

The five designers below have lived all over the world, and with their life experiences, they have risen to be a new generation of Third Culture designers who are not here to please, but to show their true ideas and break down cultural barriers through their creations.

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1. RUI

RUI was one the most talked about designers of the season, and it’s well-deserved. Her signature designs are figure hugging pieces that act as an elegant second skin for all sizes, while reminding everyone that the most important

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Will Tbilisi’s Virtual Fashion Week Help Put It On The International Map?

Fashion weeks, as we know them, have been going through a transformation this year amid the pandemic and ongoing restrictions. The Big 4 – New York, Paris, London, Milan – have so far shown that it is possible for even the biggest events to react to the pandemic without missing a beat by embracing the new hybrid or “phydigital” (physical and digital) format. 

Many shows had physical events with limited attendance and the rest chose to stream online. For example, Rebecca Minkoff used Instagram to host a two hour long livestream shopping event during the New York Fashion week. In Paris, Miu Miu chose to invite international celebrities like Gabrielle Union and Milla Jovovich to join the show in virtual front row seats, through a Zoom call. For London Fashion Week, the British Fashion Council set up a series of virtual events on a digital platform. This included

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