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Fashion Industry Reacts To Death Of Designer Alber Elbaz


unday brought shocking and sad news to Paris and the entire fashion community as Alber Elbaz, 59, died due to complications from Covid-19. The designer is best known for his revival of the legendary Parisian fashion house Lanvin after stints at Geoffrey Beene, Guy Laroche and Yves Saint Laurent. He recently returned to collection design with the launch of AZ Factory in partner with Richemont. He is survived by life partner Alex Koo.

The Morrocan-born Israeli fashion designer was more than beloved by the industry; he was equally adored and respected for his feminine creations as he was for an effusive attitude towards dressing women and soul-baring nature. Aside from semi-annual

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I Just Found a Sustainable Fashion Brand That I Can Actually Afford

According to market research company GWI, 60% of consumers in the US and UK say the high cost of eco-friendly products is a barrier to purchasing them, and I totally get it, I’m a fashion editor and even I have struggled to find sustainably minded brands that feel accessibly priced. Honestly, that’s why I’ve always loved the comparative simplicity of shopping vintage. But then last autumn I was sent a press release about a new sustainable brand: Seventy + Mochi, and guess what? It was actually affordable.

I’m wearing the Suki Dunagrees in a size 10, but the fit is one the snug side, so I would recommend sizing up.

With accessories starting at £15 and ready-to-wear pieces from £55, the brand roughly sits in the same price category as the likes of & Other Stories, Whistles and Arket. I was instantly sold on the brand’s nostalgic take on

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Everything to Know About Your Future Wardrobe

Question: Have you rented clothes yet? If not, why? Even I have to admit, I’m late to the progressive retail party, yet I have been hiring out my own wardrobe for the past year or so now on Hurr, making a nice little lump sum each month that I’ve been able to donate to hospice. “Our number one challenge has been and remains to be getting users to rent for the first time. As rental is still a fairly new concept, having a physical bricks-and-mortar presence in Selfridges has been incredibly successful, giving shoppers the ability to interact with the product and get to know the brand,” explains Hurr co-founder and CEO Victoria Prew, who established her rental business back in 2019 after years of extensive prep and research.

While many of us are still yet to dip a toe in, the concept, when you break it down, is

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