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Category Archives: Show Reports

4 Cities, 14 Brands, 19 New Stockists, #HLFDW Trade Show Season is Officially Over!

It’s the end of  trade show season as we officially countdown to Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017. Through our trade shows we continue to strive to build the sector’s capacity to contribute to the African economy while also providing access to new markets and reinforcing the role  fashion’s value chain plays in the growth…

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Paris Fashion Week: Alexander McQueen Spring 2018 Collection

For the Alexander McQueen Spring 2018 spectacle in Paris, creative director Sarah Burton threw a punk-themed garden party, complete with pink ruffled tea-length dresses, clunky biker boots and tartan kilts. In true McQueen form, the collection contained intricate floral embroidery and beading, nods to Scottish heritage and fused a romantic Victorian aesthetic with gothic, deconstructed elements — and a beauty…

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Paris Fashion Week: Chanel RTW Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

Chanel’s catwalk show on the final day of Paris Fashion Week was a magnificent one. With a huge cliff complete with waterfall towering behind the catwalk, Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld brought the drama of the natural world indoors . Held inside the beaux-arts-style Grand Palais exhibition hall, Chanel unveiled its spring/summer 2018 ready-to-wear collection to…

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Paris Fashion Week Spring 2018: Elie Saab RTW SS18 Collection

Elie Saab showcased at Paris Fashion Week Spring 2018. The fashion lovers in the Grand Palais venue beheld a rainbow of colors in tonal and degradé looks. A Grecian-style pleated evening gown seeped from jungle green to waterfall blue, while daywear options included a canary yellow short dress with geometric embroideries, which came with matching…

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Paris Fashion Week Spring 2018: Emanuel Ungaro RTW SS18 Collection!

Paris-based fashion house Emanuel Ungaro showcases its Ready-to-Wear Spring/Summer 2018 collection at Paris Fashion Week Spring 2018. In the dress-centric lineup of  flower shapes and oversized Eighties volumes were the opening gray tailored looks with raw, colored, contrast edges; a short-and-sweet poufy floral mini with a train; and a bustier black mini covered in tiny mirrors.…

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Victoria Secret Angels Walk The Runway At Balmain Spring Summer 2018 Show At #PFWSS18

After an epic reunion of ’90s supers at the Versace show last week, there was another moment of model nostalgia at Balmain’s Spring 2018 show. Tapping some of the top supermodels of the 2000s along with a few select Victoria’s Secret Angels, Olivier Rousteing assembled a new Balmain army on the runway today in Paris. After…

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The Most Anticipated Fashion Show Of #PFWSS18! Off-White Spring Summer 2018 RTW Collection

  The Off-White spring/summer 2018 show—one of Paris’s most anticipated events this fashion week—pays tribute to Princess Diana. This season, Off-White was the show to remember.  Virgil Abloh drew one of the biggest crowds of the season – editors, designers and hypekids alike – and pulled some of the biggest names to walk (including Kaia and Naomi).…

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Koché RTW SS18 Collection! Football Meets Fashion At Paris Fashion Week Spring 2018

While Koché might be relatively new to the schedule, Kocher is by no means new to the industry – she worked at Armani, Chloé, Dries Van Noten and Bottega Veneta before being appointed artistic director of Maison Lemarié (the Chanel-owned couture atelier responsible for fabric flowers and feathers). While she has quickly become known for her sportswear, here she took a…

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