Day: July 1, 2021

Charting her style evolution from from Sloane Ranger to fashion renegade

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More than 20 years after her death, Princess Diana’s legacy remains a global obsession. From the Virgin Atlantic jumper she wore to the gym, or the “Black Sheep” crewneck that recently went back on sale, to the velvet gown she wore to dance with John Travolta at the White House, each outfit is as memorable as the moment in which she wore it.

Hers was a wardrobe to suit all tastes, from offbeat mods to strait-laced sloanes, depending on the decade. And while much of it was exemplary of the era (is there anything more 1980s than the leg-of-mutton sleeves and 25-foot train of her Emanuel taffeta wedding gown?), the Diana aesthetic has endured the ages. Today, brands continue to take cues from key looks in the Princess of Wales’ wardrobe, like her peter pan collars and polka dot tea dresses.

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100 Editions of Men’s Fashion

Pitti Uomo, which will open its 100th edition today, is an unmissable event for the international men’s fashion community. Inaugurated in 1972, the trade show was the first fair in the industry to put in the spotlight a new idea of men’s wear — less traditional and more in line with the needs of the market.

Boosted by the appeal of its native city, Florence, with domestic and global visitors, Pitti Uomo seemed to continue the legacy of Giovanni Battista Giorgini, the Tuscan entrepreneur who strongly contributed to the creation of an Italian fashion system. In the 1950s, he invited American department stores to discover in Florence the region’s new talents that were offering an elegant and more commercially savvy option to the creations of Paris haute couture designers.

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‘I’m Very New in the Fashion World’: EXCLUSIVE

As a juror for the 2021 ANDAM awards, which are to be presented tonight at a ceremony in Paris, Lalisa Manoban did not only spend hours poring over the portfolios the contenders submitted.

The Thai music sensation, known simply as Lisa to Blackpink’s legion of fans, also combed social media to better understand each fashion designer’s aesthetic and style universe.

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Manoban headlines a star-studded list of guest jurors that also includes Chinese singer Chris Lee and fashion designers Kerby Jean-Raymond and Phoebe Philo.

Cédric Charbit, chief executive officer of Balenciaga and the president of this year’s ANDAM jury, decided to fling the door open wide and make this year’s jury more varied, “progressive,” and international, fanning interest in the 32nd edition of the annual design competition, which recently upped the grand prize amount to 300,000 euros from 250,000 euros.

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Victoria’s Secret Model Bridget Malcolm Tries on 2016 Fashion Show Bra to Promote Healthy Body Image

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Model Bridget Malcolm pulled out the exact bra she wore on the catwalk at the 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show to reveal how her body has changed since landing the lingerie runway gig.

Malcolm, who calls herself a mental health advocate in her Instagram bio, posted a TikTok video trying on the white lace bra she modeled five years ago. The bra is size 30A. Now, Malcolm says she’s “a size 34B which is healthy for me.”

She put on the bra over a bikini top, to show just how ill-fitted it is now, while making a frowny face to the camera.

In 2017, when Malcolm went to audition for the fashion show again, her bra cup size had increased to a 30B. “I was rejected from the show in 2017 by [former VS CMO] Ed Razek. He said, ‘My

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