Day: June 20, 2021

A Cautious Return to the Runway in Paris | The Week Ahead, BoF Professional

THE GRADUAL RETURN OF PHYSICAL FASHION SHOWS

  • Men’s fashion week kicks off in Paris on Tuesday

  • Dior and Hermès are among the handful of brands planning to host guests at physical shows, but digital presentations remain the most popular approach

  • France is planning to drop many of its remaining pandemic restrictions at the end of June, paving the way for more in-person runway shows on the schedule for couture week next month

Coronavirus restrictions are easing in France, but men’s fashion week will still be a largely digital affair this season in Paris. Hermès and Dior are among the few brands planning to stage physical shows with guests.

Those will test the water for couture week in July when more houses — including Chanel and Balenciaga — are scheduled to stage physical shows, and when more international guests are expected to make the trip in to see the collections. A

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Disabled model told to ‘move on’ during London Fashion Week casting call, report says

Models have their hair and make-up prepared before presenting creations by fashion house Richard Quinn during the catwalk show for their Autumn/Winter 2020 collection on the second day of London Fashion Week in London (AFP via Getty Images)

Models have their hair and make-up prepared before presenting creations by fashion house Richard Quinn during the catwalk show for their Autumn/Winter 2020 collection on the second day of London Fashion Week in London (AFP via Getty Images)

In a number of incidents of discrimination recorded by a modelling talent agency for disabled people, one model whose arm was amputated said she was told by a recruiter to “move on” during a casting call for London Fashion Week.

According to a report in The Times, model Jue Snell said she had been queuing at a table among hundreds of models when a woman held up her hand to her and said: “We don’t do disabled, move on.”

The incident was recorded by Zebedee Management, a specialist talent agency representing people with disabilities in fashion, media and the arts.

The agency helped catapult British teenager Ellie Goldstein into the spotlight

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Love Island’s beauty queen Sharon Gaffka ‘WON’T follow in Zara Holland’s footsteps and have sex on TV’

LOVE Island beauty queen Sharon Gaffka won’t be having sex in the villa, according to her pal.

We revealed the 25-year-old was the first confirmed name for the new series yesterday – but she isn’t going to be following in Zara Holland’s footsteps.

Sharon's friend has said she is set to surprise everyone

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Sharon’s friend has said she is set to surprise everyoneCredit: Instagram/@sharongaffka

She has been tipped to “take everyone by surprise” when she appears on the ITV show.

Her signing comes five years after Zara Holland, 25, lost her Miss GB title for having sex on the ITV2 show with Alex Bowen.

But pals of Sharon say there’s “zero chance” she’d follow suit and that she’s going on the show to champions women’s rights.

Zara Holland lost her GB title after having sex on TV

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Zara Holland lost her GB title after having sex on TVCredit: ITV 2
Sharon is said to be very political

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Sharon is said to be very political

A source said: “Sharon is intensely political and a

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