Four firms control the electronic payment sector. Except for Discover, the world's merchant accounts are handled by Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Because neither Visa nor Mastercard extends credit or issues cards, their products are distinctive. To put it another way, this implies that Visa and Mastercard credit and debit cards are provided via some kind of co-branded connection. When it comes to credit and debit alternatives, the two firms do not lend money or issue cards, but they work together to provide the widest selection of goods.
Dolce&Gabbana has chosen to discontinue the use of animal fur in all its Collections starting in 2022. With a view to preserving the work and professionalism of the master furriers, guardians of specific knowledge and skills with an indispensable added value, Dolce&Gabbana will continue to collaborate with these artisans in the creation of eco-fur garments and accessories, a sustainable faux fur alternative that uses recycled and recyclable materials.
Are you wondering why people wear military outfits and style real wild men? Well, I was wondering such alike too in previous days and was thinking what kind of fashion is inspired by the army costumes, sometimes gives sporty looks and sometimes looks ultimately aesthetic and wild. What exactly is this inspired from, and what type of fashionista approach is that? I got an answer to my question when I saw many celebrities styled in urban techwear looks on the European couture week.
Neiman Marcus Group is preparing a bankruptcy-protection filing and could become the first major US department store to fall victim to the economic climate caused by COVID-19. This will most probably happen this week, according to a person, who is close to the situation.
Presley Gerber is the eldest child and son of supermodel Cindy Crawford and her husband, businessman Rande Gerber. He is an aspiring photographer. He was born via home birth in Brentwood, California. He has a strong following on Instagram more than 550 000 followers, where he shares his photography skills. He is the older brother of model Kaia Gerber and has a dedicated Instagram account, kbyp, of photos he takes of his sister.
Collection Premiere Moscow exhibition will take place, where 1370 brands will present their collections of the next Autumn-Winter season 2019/20. For the first time, all visitors will be invited to get acquainted with the exposition of the new Modest Fashion division, prepared in partnership with Modest Russia and Council of Modest Fashion.
The Dolce & Gabbana menswear show 2018-19 was entitled King’s Angels, but King’s Millennials would have been a more appropriate title. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana presented another millennials fashion show in which sons of famous actors, families, and some who have made their own fame, walked the Metropole runway in Milan, many of them wearing crowns. Christian Combs, Austin Mahone, and Cameron Dallas hit the catwalk in a series of gold-brocaded tailcoats over slim pin-striped pants.
Wedding planning requires a lot of patience and there are numerous details you should take care of. Nonetheless, there are two objects which are essential: the rings. Choosing the rings should be one of the first things you do.
In 2010 he opened the fall show for Calvin Klein as an exclusive in New York, he was on the cover of Surface, he appeared in the spring issue of V Man, he signed with Soul Artist Management, he walked the spring shows for Calvin Klein and D&G in Milan, he was on the cover of Attitude and became the face for American Eagle.
As a home of craftsmanship, in Milan classic tailoring brands like Canali, Giorgio Armani and Ermenegildo Zegna, Prada, Fendi and Dolce & Gabbana, Billionaire, Phillip Plein and MSGM presented their Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collections. We, spotted some trends that will make the men look really stylish during the next cold seasons. See what we define from the designers' models:
World-renowned British actor Kit Harington joins the Dolce&Gabbana family in the exciting new video and print campaign of The One for Men. His charismatic personality makes him the perfect ambassador for the fragrance. He is the Dolce&Gabbana man.
Marlon Teixeira is a Brazilian model who has walked in numerous fashion shows for companies like Dolce & Gabbana, Emporio Armani, and Roberto Cavalli and became the face of the Diesel fragrance Diesel Fuel for Life Denim Collection in 2011.
The Italian fashion house unveiled its spring-summer 2018 men’s collection with a host of familiar faces. Avan Jogia, Brandon Thomas Lee, Luka Sabbat, and more returned to the runway for the brand. Embracing a King of Hearts theme, Dolce & Gabbana’s lineup was once again driven heavily by prints. Bold graphic numbers showcase an eclectic mix of sartorial suiting.
After beginning his career in 2003 at the age of twenty, Mills progressed into working with a number of fashion companies, most notably Wilhelmina Models, from which he started his model life. In 2004, Mills made his debut as a runway model for the fall Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent collections in Milan and Paris. In early 2005, he signed a contract with Dolce & Gabbana.
Evandro Soldati is born on 17th of April, 1985 in Uba, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He is a Brazilian male model. According to Forbes, he was the 7th most successful male model in the world in 2008. Evandro is of Italian ancestry.
The mid-west doesn’t play around when it comes to handsome men; born April 23, 1979 in the heart of St. Louis, Missouri, Brad Kroenig has been nothing less than a godsend.
Born in 9th June 1987, Alex Cunha is a Brazilian Fashion model who was discovered as he scouted on a bus at the age of 17. Ever since he joined the fashion modelling industry, Alex has gain immense success and has since become of the most successful Brazilian models today. He is well-known for his killer body-well-sculptured and toned and beautiful skin as well. He is also known for his charming smile and sexiness. He is adored by many and has made his name in the industry in the most fashionable way-he is definitely a rising star.
Westminster Fashion Design BA Student wins The British Fashion Council Coach Design 2017 competition
Lloyd James Husband, currently studying Fashion Design at the University of Westminster, won the British Fashion Council Coach Design Competition on Thursday 16 March.
Grigor Dimitrov appeared in the presentation of the new collection of Dolce & Gabbana in Italy. He even took the role of a model during the final show of the popular brand during Milan Fashion Week.
Dolce & Gabbana isn't quitting its courtship of millennial influencers anytime soon. On Saturday, A-list offspring, social media celebs and the 20-something It crowd flocked to Milan to fill the front row and storm the catwalk at the Italian fashion house's Fall 2017 men's show.
Pure Man features mid to high end menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories. Pure Man the menswear fashion trade show is co-located at Pure London providing an exciting environment and an easy cross-over for buyers who stock for both genders.
Dolce&Gabbana Intenso is pure instinct; the power of an emotion that is freely expressed. It is the force of a determined man, with a heart that is rooted in tradition, yet revels in the modern world. Dolce&Gabbana Intenso is a woody aromatic fragrance, whose profound appeal is defined by a brand new discovery in the olfactory world: the Moepel accord which has been re-created from the flowers and leaves of the Milkwood tree using Headspace technology.
David Naman is the result of a tailoring background developed over time combined with innovation, research and dynamism. If you are a true lover of style, class and Italian designer, David Naman is the one to wear. Since 1996, David Naman is the answer to a cosmopolitan man with an international style but with an Italian taste.
In 2006, 17-year-old O'Pry was scouted from his prom photos on MySpace by Marin; fashion-icon, model-maker, TV personality and past judge from America's Next Top Model. Bert Hamilton, a photographer from Sean's home state of Georgia, took the picture featured on this article before his career took off.
The return of the Western in 2016, a testament to the unfailing popularity of the cinematic genre, have inspired a merging of cultures in the mesmerizing fashion show put on by Dolce & Gabbana.
'Music is full of memories and history; it is timeless, ageless and placeless. We imagined being in Sicily (Taormina, Agrigento, Palermo), attending a festival, a concert, an event, under the palms of the Favorita's or the Botanical Garden's banana trees. In this magical atmosphere, the Sicilian Barocco's golden yellow and Etna's lava red passion merge'.
In celebration of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Christian Louboutin has teamed up with the French E-concept store SportyHenri.com to support the Cuban National delegation as Official Supplier of the Celebratory Outfit. For the project, chic non-performance footwear was created to be worn by the athletes at formal occasions, in particular the Closing Ceremony. The shoe designs take visual cues not only from Cuban heritage but from the athletes themselves. Serving as a strong source of inspiration and guidance, the Cuban athletes as well as several former athletes had an active part in shaping the final collection.
'Ermanno Scervino Spring-Summer 2017 Man lives in a world that blends sartorial with sportswear. The season's star is the jacket expressed in a sartorial key but created in fabrics that are unexpected and innovative'.
If the artisanal character of Provence was cast evenly over a sprawling metropolis, a fresh kind of elegance would emerge - a complex, yet effortless muse with edges both hard and soft. This very muse inspired John Varvatos to conjure the silhouettes and textures of his Spring 2017 collection.
Even the most magnificent shirt would 'live' a fiasco if it's not in a resonance with the necktie and the suit jacket. And this means a lot of consideration of lengths, proportions, colors, patterns and details.
Justin O'Shea selected Metallica for his first Brioni campaign. The four members of American band are shot by photographer Zackery Michael. The campaign marks the first steps of recently appointed creative director Justin O'Shea - the tattooed, Australian former fashion director of MyTheresa.
SS 2016 collection by D&G is deeply inspired by The Chinese Palace of Palermo in designers' favorite Sicily - the main inspiration in all their work as they admit. In the past, the Chinese guest room in European palaces was a must.
David James Gandy was born in 1980 in Billericay, Essex, England, the son of working-class parents who ran a property and freight company.
If you are searching for something ultra-warm, very comfortable, 'trendy chic' and with care for the details, for the next cold season, Eden Park Fall-Winter 16/17 collection will grab your attention.
'This collection, combining traditional French, foreign, aristocratic and military influences into a new, modern urban style, celebrates that inspiring tradition of openness and adaptation. Scottish tartans, French Jacquards and Japanese wools are used for a variety of riffs on classic fraks, relaxed streetwear and cuirassier uniforms.'
You only need a few things to get started. A boy (son or grandson), if he's not available you can always substitute with the same size of clothing he currently wears. The second thing you need which is very important is a measurement tape.
Colourful birds and delicate vegetation create unique patterns on formalwear and casual looks for the eccentric gentleman.
Popular skincare brand LAB SERIES Skincare for Men supported one of New York's most dynamic design duos OVADIA & SONS for their Fall-Winter 2016/2017 runway show for NYFW: MEN'S. 'What is great about both of our brands is that men look to us for guidance', says Joseph Grigsby, Vice President, Global Marketing, LAB SERIES Skincare for Men.
Men’s fashion trends for 2016 in the accessories are characterised with boyish looks and versatile styles. See the top 4 trends.
Fall Winter 2015 at Bershka features a young, casual collection with an urban feel, where the richness of the fabrics and details on the finishes of the clothes will be the common thread of the season. The use of materials is reinvented, enriching them with new finishes such as the worn leather effect or stamped suede, as well as the return of more rustic materials such as velvet and woollen fabrics.
It's time to take attention to Fall/Winter 2015-2016 trends for formal wear. Now is the moment to look for our Christmas or New Year evening outfit.
More than just a lipstick, Sophia Loren N°1 is a loving tribute from Dolce&Gabbana to Sophia and all women. The colour makes it truly unique: a bright cherry red created by the Designers with Sophia Loren to enhance the deep pigmentation of her lips. It’s her red, it’s her signature.
AMAATRA stepped into conscious being in the summer of 2009 as a curated tribal jewellery platform.
The UK is being revamped by a number of urban retailers and some of the leading fashion brands are becoming dominating forces. You will discover top British celebs who have passed on fashions by Adidas and Nike and they are now rocking it out with seriously stylish clothing brands that have unique urban appeal.
An evocative language, implicit only to Missoni, takes form in signature, paradigmatic patters - space-dyes, zigzags, striped and wide-banded motifs - that have been elaborated in varying chromatic blocks and then slanted, rotated or misaligned to create intriguing multicolored and interlaced compositions. Knitted jacquards of inlayed tromp-l’oeil recall the geometric forms of Sonia Delaunay and contrast the fluid, abstract floral prints that ornament the the slender and linear silhouettes of Missoni’s Spring 2015 collection.
This Winter collection, Zuhair Murad ascends heavenwards, voyaging to the stars… all the stars – those twinkling jewels studding the firmament, but also the stars of the silver screen, those mythical goddesses of the 1970s, divas of hyper-glam chic. Dazzlingly present on their cosmic pedestals, these divine creatures have inspired an astral theme.
Kean Etro presented a modern multicultural collection, inspired by 'the cyclical symbol of life - a paisley' - which is 'The Tree of Life', according to a Persian legend. Pieces are fresh, wearable and stylish. Used materials are luxurious, prints are intricate and colors - rich. They bring sense of traveling, dreams and beauty. The collection is urban-oriented with references to the exoticism of the Far East.
Chinese atmospheres and the Mediterranean tradition of Sicily come together in this Spring-Summer 2016 collection for men.
Sun, colors and warmth - these are the keywords for the Spring/Summer collection 2015 of the Bulgarian brand for men's fashion - STYLER. The Spring/Summer collection presents clothes in summer colors made of unique materials, which primarily make man's body feel good.
Kamila Kurbani is a young yet recognized fashion designer from Kazakhstan who established her brand in 2009. The main concept and the philosophy of the brand is the production of stylish and convenient clothes for men and women. Even though the style of her works may be defined mostly as unisex. Kamila Kurbani has a number of extravagant and avant-garde pieces in each of her collections.
A new collaboration fuses the Sport Style universe of Y-3 with the technical prowess of adidas Tennis to create an innovative range for Roland Garros taking place from May 19th to June 7th 2015. The adidas Roland Garros Collection by Y-3 represents the first collaboration between two adidas brands and is destined to make an impact both on and off the court, showcasing elegance in motion.
Maxi rose prints and naïf children's drawings mixed with 60s silhouettes, pastels and traditional black are the key elements of Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2015/2016 women's collection, dedicated to mothers and motherhood.
'I design and create in order to expose a woman's contradictory personality - She seduces with her discreet allure while at the same time through her innate sensuality, shows us her ability to rule through silent presence. The woman should be at the same time angelic and feel absolutely seductive', says Georges Chakra.
Future Hunter-Gatherer, an educational grocery shopping experience inspired by nature, has won Electrolux Design Lab 2014. The winner was selected by an expert jury in front of an audience of 150 international journalists and bloggers at the Electric Venue in Paris, France.
Federico Curradi, the creative director of Iceberg, has been inspired for brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection by Bruce Wayne - the famous philanthropist of Gotham City, who wears the tweed in his every-day life and high-tech clothes when he becomes Batman.
This season the reference is to the Spanish invasion of Sicily, which began in the 15th century.
A complex personality, which seems simple to the eyes of a stranger, hiding her beauty and containing her biggest wishes. While observing the others passing by, clearly marked by the ending spring season, she feels how her feelings and passions start swirling within her, trying not to explode.
US designer Alber Elbaz and Dutch designer Lucas Ossendrijver presented Lanvin Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection yesterday (June 29, 2014) in France during the Paris Fashion Week.
'You know men don't change every season, we are stubborn. What changes in life is the way we live', said Ossendrijver after the show.
Famous American fashion designer Donna Karan named her Resort 2014 collection 'The L World'.
She said she was playing off the L words: long, lean, lightweight, luxurious, languid, limitless, linear, liquid, layered and most importantly - lighthearted.
Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein's creative director, presented brand's Fall-Winter 14/15 womenswear collection during the New York Fashion Week.
Warm and cozy are the words that best describe these sweater dressing and knits that look tailored.
Mohair and yarn are main fabrics and patchwork is part of the whole gentle feeling that garments bring. Relaxed comfort, minimalism and elegance.
Brazilian label Lilica Ripilica, specialized in children's fashion, presented its collection for 2014/2015 hot season on April 3, 2014.
It's inspired by a fantastic balloon journey over three American places: Nashville, Hawaii and New York.
Imaginative, interesting, and just cool - that's how fashion experts describe Paco Rabanne Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection presented at the end of February in France during the Paris Fashion Week.
Garments are with straight silhouettes, innovative designs and feminine motives.
The world famous fashion duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection yesterday (February 23, 2014) during the Milan Fashion Week.
Key words were:
Hoods, Fairies, Flowers, Helms, Keys, Fireflies, Enchantments, Elves, Animals, Dreams, Secret garden, Romantic, Tchaikovsky.
If you splashed out on statement jewellery for AW13/14, you’re sorted for the summer. New York, London, Paris and Milan Fashion Week catwalks were packed with statement pieces from all the top designers. Jewellery has the advantage of being able to perfectly pull together an outfit and add a special twist even to standard basics. Buying the right accessories can immediately update your seasonal wardrobe, so don’t hesitate to start planning your SS14 must-have collection.
2014 is set to be an innovative year for menswear, whether you are an avid follower of fashion or you demonstrate only an occasional interest. For those considering a wardrobe overhaul, it can sometimes be difficult to translate catwalk trends into more practical outfits that will see you through the coming seasons. However, this practical guide will make sense of Spring/Summer trends and show you how to wear even the trickiest garments favoured by the top designers this season.
The Sicilian mythology and the classic journey of Ulysses are the main inspirations for the creations of Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2014 Menswear collection, which include linen weaves, silk net, cotton, a bold print on one item of clothing or another - etchings of temples, antique coins or the faces of a Greek Gods like Zeus and Apollo.
The 71st Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2013, were broadcast live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on January 12, 2014, by NBC.
Reese Witherspoon, Taylor Swift, Amy Adams and Amber Heard did attract the attention with high-waisted bare shoulders dresses but in different colours.
Prints are one of the main tools for the design and formulation of all types of clothing. They set the mood and the influence of clothing, and contribute to the shaping of the main trends of the season. The trends for Spring/Summer 2014 promises to be bright and energizing . The selection is made based on some of the most popular fashion designers and brands presented their spring-summer collections.
New Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2013/2014 kids collection includes beautiful dresses, tops, skirts, outerwear and eye-catching accessories, like sunglasses, bags and tiaras - to make young ladies stylish, modern and elegant.
The world famous Italian fashion brand offers some really impressive girls wear outfits.
This collection presents floral dresses, lace dresses, bright knitted cardigans, cozy suits and eye-popping outerwear, like coats and trenches.
On Monday, May 6, 2013 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, were shown famous designers’ most breathtaking creations during the Costume Institute Gala exhibition "PUNK: Chaos to Couture". The annual event was co-chaired this year by Rooney Mara and Beyoncé, who was glamorous on the red carpet with long dress in black and flamy orange!
One of the most popular Bulgarian models Kremena Otashliyska, marched in the four fashion cities – New York, Paris, Milan and London – this year. She made the incredible 52 shows for top designers such as: Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavali, Valentino, Alberta Ferretti, Iris Van Herpen, Elie Saab, Armani, Fendi, Max Mara, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lavin, Kenzo, Louis Vutton, Carven, Roberto Cavalli, Just Cavalli, Giambattista Valli, Viktor & Rolf, Prabal Gurung and many others, said the fashion agency 'Inter Models'.
The fashion brands "Dolce & Gabbana" and "Chanel" presented their summer collections, in which the mini dresses from lace dominated.
The most seductive dress this season will be ultra-short dress. Black remains a modern classic and among the materials lace is used the most. Both fashion brands "Dolce & Gabbana" and "Chanel" will dictate the fashion in the summer wardrobe with the new romantic visions they presented
Designer tee shirts are in a class all their own. Although you could easily purchase cheap, 5 dollar clothing at the nearest thrift shop do some t shirt printing, sometimes the only way to attain the quality you really want is by buying designer clothing.
Here are four examples of the most stunning designer tee shirts of the 2011 season.
Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana presented its limited collection of decorative cosmetics with the eloquent name "Italian Summertime".
Source of inspiration for the new collection, traditionally was the prêt-a-porter collection by Dolce & Gabbana for Spring/Summer 2011, which itself is the embodiment of true femininity. The creators of the cosmetics line Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, call it “a fresh interpretation of Sicilian culture...
Bananas are one of the most useful creations of nature. The fruit is already known for its nutritional properties and is also one of the cleanest fruits due to its naturally protective peel.
Surprisingly, the banana does not grow on palm trees, but on a herbaceous flowering plant from the family of lilies, orchids and palm trees, reminiscent of palm stems.
D&G presented its Fall/Winter 2011-2012 collection during the menswear fashion week in Milan. In the collection seems to dominate the spirit of Pop – candy pink, mint green and citrus bight yellow with logos of Coca Cola advertising and Mickey Mouse cartoons.
The models were wearing slim trousers, short or bomber jackets, basketball sneakers all in bright, cheery colors.
Beyoncé’s hot new perfume ad has been banned in Great Britain for its overtly sexual content. British advertising authorities have deemed it “too sexually provocative” to air on daytime television.
The commercial, which begins with an image of the singer and actress lying naked in a room, has been deemed "too sexy" to be seen by young children and will not be shown on British TV before 7.30pm.
Polish model Anja Rubik is the face of the new MANGO catalogue in which she poses in a totally natural way and reveals her feminine side, reflects the MANGO woman, urban and carefree, yet always elegant, sophisticated and wearing the latest trends.
The campaign by Terry Richardson will appear in Spain and France in magazines, exterior advertising, online and in cinemas.
Dolce & Gabbana were all innocence and lace on Sunday as Byblos explored the jungle and Missoni went multi-colour ethnic for next spring/summer at Milan Fashion Week.
Sensuality was implicit in Dolce & Gabbana's Mediterranean-themed collection, nearly entirely in white worn by porcelain-faced models looking frightfully in need of escorts. Footage of design duo Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce fussing backstage over the performance was shown on video screens above the catwalk during the show.
Leopard print will never go out of fashion. Just when you start feeling that the leopard print is not in any more some dress or accessory or a bag comes up in the print style that brings the leopard print right back in. Dolce & Gabbana have done a chic take on leopard print style and created a fur bag that can be listed with the best ever.
The bag has been created from raccoon fur pieced together, dyed and leopard printed in the Netherlands.
This fall, Armani Exchange takes us to a futuristic city at the edge of darkness with the Fall 2010 ad campaign. The campaign, called "20/20 Speed Style", delivers an intense mood of rugged elegance and cool sensuality, where runaway lovers escape from the fiery streets above and take refuge in a mysterious urban underdone, where nothing exists except the seductive intrigue of speed and style.
The fall ad campaign will be featured in major magazines such as GQ, ELLE, InStyle and Glamour.
Scarlett Johansson may be has stunning looks but when it comes to selling cosmetics, there is no such thing as natural beauty.
Actress Scarlett Johansson, the face of the Italian fashion label D&G, has been subjected to heavy retouching for the new makeup ad of the popular brand.
The new look of the star is a stark contrast to last year’s Marilyn Monroe-inspired look, where an angelic Scarlett shows off red lips, posing against white satin sheets.
Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana have teamed up with Bacardi’s vermouth brand Martini to launch their first co-branded drink this month in a rare diversification move for the fashion duo.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have designed and tested the drink which will be unveiled during Milan's upcoming menswear fashion week, the fashion house said on Thursday.
After the actress Scarlett Johansson has become a face of brands such as Revlon and Avon, the Hollywood star was hired for the Christmas campaign of the Italians Dolce & Gabbana, which will be presented the third line of perfume "L'eau The One".
In the advertising "The one trilogy", which began in September, the actress presented two other product - "Rose The One" and "The One".
Large bags with metal accessories, buckles and handles long continue to rule the catwalks and fashion lines of established designers such as Chanel. Luxurious materials will complement the richness of the season, shiny, patent leather, suede models in different colors and patterns from the extravagant wave of Dolce & Gabbana. For the night, a suitable accessory to the outfit are small bags with sequins and crystals that complement the style and add elegance. All decorations, including buckles and feathers are covered with fashion trends.
When times become hard we feel the need to return to our roots, the current
crisis reduces our development possibilities and it forces us to look to our
origins, we look behind, to a past time that sometimes was better and a feeling
of nostalgia is imposed. But we also want to feel people and being treated
as unique copies.
Lifestyle is then the result of an optimistic cultural exploration and renovation that, in global environments that spread to the uniformity, it pushes us to look for the authentic and genuine.
"Unreal shoes", it seems to me that this word group fits perfectly to the new collection of
Dolce and Gabbana.
We want to catch your attention with the new shoe collection of D&G autumn-winter 2009-2010. In my opinion shoes with thick solid heels and on platform are appropriate solution for autumn and winter, aren't they? At all collection is good, see it and comment :)
he fashion house went into administration in May - slashing its
workforce from 124 to just 12 in a bid to cut costs - and potential
buyers will be evaluated by a court in September to decide who will
assume control of the label.
Favourites to take over are believed to be the Italian Borletti Group, whose last minute bid was being treated as "serious" by administrators. Financial assessors have already thrown out an "unsatisfactory" offer from French turnaround firm Bernard Krief Consultants, along with two bids of one euro.
After weeks of speculation, the French fashion house and head designer
have decided to part ways, according to WWD.
Further details of the change - said to have been made by "mutual agreement" - are yet to be released, and the person who will take over from Esteban has not been named.
The head designer - who joined the label in 2007 aged 23 - was said to be unhappy with the direction the fashion house was taking in recent months.
Milan menswear for the Spring-Summer 2010 got off to a classy start Saturday, with glitzy glamour at Dolce and Gabbana, and super refinement at Giorgio Armani.
The designing duo kicked off the four days of preview showings with a collection that matched sequined tuxedo jackets with distressed pants, adding a new chapter to the "drunge" (part dandy, part grunge) look they invented a decade ago.
The Italian fashion house's site www.dandgstore.com will sell clothes,
accessories, beachwear, eyewear and jewellery, which will be available to 31
countries worldwide. Speaking about the website, Stefano Gabbana told WWD.com: "The
boutique is like a game. It's a fun and immediate way to shop, without space
or time limitations. We are confident it will get people even closer to D
and G's dynamic universe."
The news comes just days after the designers - whose celebrity fans include Kylie Minogue, Victoria Beckham and Naomi Campbell - announced they were cutting their prices by up to 20 per cent. Gabbana admitted people were less willing to part with their hard-earned cash during the current economic climate so have slashed the costs of their sought-after designs.
Prof. Lubomir Stoykov’s new book World Fashion. Part Three: Italy is already a cultural and aesthetical fact. During its official premiere at Vitosha Park Hotel, it was presented by H.E. Stefano Benazzo – ambassador of Republic of Italy to Bulgaria who is also author of the introductory words. Mr. Benazzo notices: The work of Prof. Lubomir Stoykov has the merit to tell the story of the evolution of the Italian fashion through the stories of our biggest designers from the post-war period until the present, showing that fashion is most of all a result of the labour of really unusually people rather than of more or less inspired persons, more or less anti conformists. I am grateful to Prof. Stoykov, because thanks to him, many Bulgarians who love so much our country, will be able to "understand" the Italian fashion, will be able to explain its language and symbols, rather than only fall in love from first sight.
with Naomi, Cladia and Eva is cool and the commercial campaign will cause a furore.
The three fashion icons postured naked on a simple photo for Dolce
an Gabbana's scent "Anthology".
The great topmodels are still on top. The beautiful star trio from the 80's and 90's still looks magnificent without any wrinkle.
The 24-year-old actress will appear in the Spanish retailer's Autumn/Winter
09 advertising campaigns, taking over from her 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona'
co-star Penelope Cruz who has worked with the firm for four seasons.
Mango said: "Scarlett has an extraordinary personality - fun, young. She's Mango's ideal urban woman, independent and cosmopolitan."
Although the launch date of the campaign is yet to be announced, it has already been shot by photographer Mario Sorrenti in Los Angeles.
The designers' finances have come under investigation following the sale of the Dolce and Gabbana and D and G brands to their Luxemburg-based company Gado Sri.
Italy's excise and revenue police have now confirmed their recommendation is for the duo to be charged with tax evasion and abuse of rights and suggested the massive fine.
he Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion, the spring 2009 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explores the reciprocal relationship between high fashion and evolving ideals of beauty, focusing on iconic fashion models in the latter half of the 20th century and their roles in projecting, and sometimes inspiring, the fashion of their respective eras. The exhibition is on view at the Metropolitan from May 6 through August 9, 2009.
Susana Escribano is a young designer from Spain. She presented her collection
Autumn/Winter 2009/2010 at Castilla y Leon Fashion week in March 2009.
Her collection is inspired by the Dark Punk-Goth world, where darkness and mystery
accompany you, where you feel pleased to be an active part of darkness, gloom
To be Gothic is not only to be sensitive, to read the damned poets and to listen to Lagrimosa. To be Gothic is also to be able to seduce to owns and to scare the strangers. A Gothic is born, it is not made.
The American state New Jersey is planning to forbid the epilation "band" type, also
This type of epilation these days, practiced all over the USA by women, has become a reason for hospitalization of two ladies from New Jersey. They were hospitalized with strong infections in the place of genitalia after cosmetic procedure. One of them even initiated proceeding against the cosmetic saloon, where she was epilated.
For the first time sports fashion company Bapa Sport invites a Bulgarian fashion designer for working out an elegant fashion line aimed at refreshing the company style.
Bapa Sport turned its attention to Milka Aleksandrova – Buchi who is a bearer of many nominations for „Zlatna igla“ (Golden needle) awards of Bulgarian Fashion Academy.
She presented her newest collection for Bapa Sport on February, 15th in the Central Military Club – Sofia.