Fashion Models

Designing virtual fashion models: the good, bad and (intentionally) “ugly”

As fashion brands embrace virtual models and influencers, Checkland Kindleysides principal creative Becky Phillips considers the opportunities and pitfalls of the technology.

From GCDS’ digital fashion arcade to Pretty Little Thing, fashion brands are doing what fashion brands do best; embracing the weird, the wonderful and the new. This season that’s virtual models.

Virtual models are computer-generated avatars that are being used by brands in marketing campaigns, on websites, within the metaverse for catwalks, and as influencers. The use of virtual models in brand campaigns and in social is becoming de rigueur (even if their presence often makes you do a double take).

It began with virtual influencers collaborating with well-known fashion houses, but more recently brands are beginning to introduce their own in-house virtual models to help them progress on their digital, socially-led journey.

High fashion house Ralph and Russo featured virtual models in its luxury marketing campaign for

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Thailand Fashion Week 2022 features Vietnamese culture

Some of the designs in ‘Sounds Of Vietnamese And Colours Of Five Continents’ collection that opens Thailand Fashion Week on June 30. (Photo courtesy of the designer)

The designs are the intersection between Vietnamese cultural identity and the characteristics of countries across five continents.

Young models with experience in performing at international events like Cao Huu Nhat or Cherry An Nhien have been chosen to perform Ngoc’s designs.

The collection includes eight costumes inspired by art media such as chau van (spiritual singing), don ca tai tu (southern instrumental music), cai luong (reformed theatre), quan ho (love duets), water puppetry, and eight designs for prom with cultural colours of Vietnam, Thailand, US, France, Australia, Brazil, South Africa and Spain.

Through the collection, Vietnamese designer Le Tran Dac Ngoc of S Designer House said he wanted to convey humane and meaningful messages.

Sounds Of Vietnamese And Colours Of Five Continents does

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Celine closes Paris Fashion Week with bare-chested models and dazzling blazers

PARIS, June 26 (Reuters) – Celine designer Hedi Slimane sent out a lineup of bare-chested types in sheer, unzipped tops and dazzling blazers Sunday night, marking the return of French label to Paris Style Week’s menswear demonstrates – and closing the week of situations.

Leggy and long-haired, they marched down a large runway in sunglasses, hands thrust in entrance pockets, as spotlights blinked.

From sequin-embellished shirts to minimal-slash, pores and skin-hugging pants and a shimmery crocodile blazer, Celine’s summertime runway presentation was crammed with apparel imbued with an androgynous rock spirit, à la David Bowie.

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A prolonged beige coat more than a leather-based jacket paired with an extremely-slender tie and a white shirt included depth to slip-on shoes and uncooked edged denims.

Leopard and landscapes of coconut trees styles appeared on shorter sleeve shirts though huge necklace plastrons

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Looking for the latest TikTok summer fashion trends? See where to shop local.

Many vintage fashion trends that were popular years ago are making a comeback this summer, according to trending posts on social media outlets such as TikTok and Instagram.

Thong strap sandals, 4-inch seam shorts, crop tops, denim outfits and hoop earrings are now trending on social media with hashtags making them easier to find.

To help get you caught up on what is turning out to be the hottest trending fashions this summer, we have put together a list to help you get a jump on your summer fashions.

Crop tops at a boutique on display

One of the top nostalgic trending fashion hashtags on TikTok is #croptops that are back just in time to beat the summer heat.

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Crop tops that originated

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