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Nike's new power-lacing basketball sneaker set to hit retail Feb. 17

Nike officially unveiled a basketball version of its power-lacing sneaker Tuesday, making the once fantastical technology seen in the 1989 film “Back to the Future Part II” a viable option for those who pound the parquet for their paycheck — and the general sneaker-buying public. The Nike Adapt...

Hollywood stylist Jason Rembert to debut eveningwear collection

Following in the footsteps of Rachel Zoe, Brandon Maxwell, Karla Welch and many more, another red carpet stylist is getting into the fashion design game. Jason Rembert, whose clients include Issa Rae, John Boyega, Odell Beckham Jr., Zayn Malik, Rita Ora and Ezra Miller among others, will be launching...

Jared Leto on the smell of smog, reprising his Gucci gig and guilty pleasures

Three years after appearing in his first ad campaign for Gucci fragrances, actor and musician Jared Leto is about to be everywhere again on behalf of the brand — and alongside singer Lana Del Rey — in a series of commercials for Gucci Guilty Pour Homme and Gucci Guilty Pour Femme (the latter of...

Louis Vuitton goes A-list for pre-fall look book

Louis Vuitton has tapped an all-star cast for its pre-fall look book, cementing a growing trend for pre-collections — traditionally viewed as commercial filler between runway shows — to act as major communications platforms for luxury brands. Having staged a celebrity-laden cruise show in the South...

Critics’ Choice Awards fashion: Signs of brighter times ahead on the carpet

Seeing so many all-white fashion looks on the Critics’ Choice Awards blue carpet Sunday night, you might have thought Hollywood was making another political statement, following last year’s all-black fashion action at the Golden Globes to protest gender inequality. But the trend is just a trend,...

Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards: A complete list of 2019 nominations

“A Star Is Born,” “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Vice” are among the nominees for the sixth annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards, the guild announced Thursday. The awards highlight achievement in makeup and hairstyling in movies, television, commercials and live...

Costume Designers Guild Awards: A complete list of 2019 nominations

“Aquaman,” “BlacKkKlansman” and “The Favourite” are among the lists of nominees for the 21st Costume Designers Guild Awards, guild officials announced Thursday. The awards event, which will take place Feb. 19 at the Beverly Hilton, will honor excellence in costume design for film, TV and short...

NHL and Adidas to create sustainable jerseys for All-Star Game

Adidas and the National Hockey League have embraced sustainability for their All-Star Game jerseys. The game, which will be held on Jan. 26 at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., will find players wearing jerseys made from repurposed and upcycled materials for the first time. The jerseys were created...

After conquering Rome, Paris and Shanghai, Chinese artist Yi Zhou sets sights on L.A.

Chinese multimedia artist and model Yi Zhou has already conquered Rome, Paris and Shanghai — and L.A. is next on her list. Zhou, who was born in Shanghai and grew up in Rome (her father is a successful Chinese businessman), made a name for herself in Paris more than a decade ago making surrealist...

Tommy Hilfiger to show in Paris, Rodarte in L.A.

For the upcoming round of fashion weeks, which traditionally kick off in New York in early February and wrap up in Paris in early March, there are a couple of notable switch-ups involving high-profile brands. The PVH Corp.-owned Tommy Hilfiger label announced that its runway-meets-retail road show,...

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18 Jan 2019 11:55

Balmain opens its 'Balmain universe' to the world with new app

<p>Balmain is continuing to ramp up its digital credentials with the launch of an app that will allow consumers access to insider content from the house. The app, available on iTunes from today, is part of creative director Olivier Rousteing’s drive to democratize access to high fashion and make it...</p>

18 Jan 2019 10:40

For his fall 2019 Louis Vuitton men&apos;s collection, Virgil Abloh pays homage to Michael Jackson

<p>The clue was in the invitation — a single, rhinestone-encrusted white glove — though close followers of Virgil Abloh already knew that his fall men’s show for Louis Vuitton was all about Michael Jackson, the subject of a current exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris.</p> <p>The streetwear guru, whose...</p>

16 Jan 2019 15:00

Olivia Culpo debuts exclusive collection with Express

<p>The Express x Olivia Culpo collection hit 300 stores today, as well as online at The line is the first in a series of capsule collections (with other collaborators) that will be revealed by Express throughout 2019. Culpo’s collection is made up of 32 pieces, ranging in...</p>

16 Jan 2019 12:35

Sergio Rossi looks to remain nimble at retail, turns focus to U.S.

<p><a href="">Sergio Rossi</a> chief executive officer <a href="">Riccardo Sciutto</a> is in-between flights with a layover in Paris before arriving in L.A. Tuesday evening as he readies for an event celebrating the opening of the company’s <a href="">Westfield Century City</a> pop-up.</p> <p>The format’s nothing new with short-term leases now standard...</p>