Month: July 2011

Fast fashion from the US with Forever 21

When Forever 21, the clothing chain from the US opened in the UK yesterday by launching its new Oxford Street store, fast fashion gained ground. There was a queue of hundreds of shoppers around the store, hours before the scheduled…

The years other Royal wedding this weekend

With only a few days before the pseudo royal wedding of Mike Tindall, the England Rugby star and Zara Phillips, speculation about her wedding dress is starting to grow. Stewart Parvin was chosen to design the gown. He trained at…

Pixie Lott signs up as a model

The latest to sign with the highly prestigious Select modelling agency is Pixie Lott, but this is not the first time the blonde singer will venture into the fashion world. She has collaborated previously with Lipsy, the clothing label on…

The Naked and Famous discuss fashion

It’s festival time again, and one of the biggest is the iTunes festival. To celebrate this coming together of upcoming talent with receptive audiences, ASOS have sat a few of the acts down behind the scenes and recorded a series…

Kanye West and fashion

Over the course of his career Kanye West’s forays into the fashion world have been documented for posterity and it looks as though the mega-rapper and stylish producer will release another new collection later this year, collaborating with Louise Goldin…

Karl Lagerfeld on the High Street

Karl Lagerfeld the fashion legend has, over the years, inspired many a collection. His runway work has on many occasions been the talk throughout the industry. He is now coming out with a high street collaboration and setting aside his…

Claudia Schiffer’s cashmere fashion line

Claudia Schiffer wants to pass on her cashmere fashion line to her children. She stated that the inspiration for this project came from clothing she wore as a mother who also had to be financially independent, and she wants her…

Women return to home hair dying

Because of the recession, the companies that make home hair colouring kits are promoting them in force. They were first available here in the 1980s when the country was first hit by a recession. When you want to colour your…

Men’s Fashion Miss-Statements for Spring/Summer 2012

The major, industry-wide fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris are the boon and curse of fashion houses and designers around the world. New clothing lines must be fully developed and models found months in advance. Travel arrangements,…