Top Models on the Runway: Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls, Candice Swanepoel, & Hilary Rhoda
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New York Fashion Week here, with just a few days left before normal life turns into an elbow-jabbing, style-frenzied, cocktail-heavy New York Fashion Week we can’t help but think of the exciting things to come. January has flown past us quicker than Mo Farah, but we’re ready to pack our cold-weather kit and get FROWing. There are many things to look forward – or hope for – during NYFW: we’ll even see the silver lining of the frosty situation as on streets, it does, after all, generate some impressive winter dressing. Scroll down to see the eight things we’re crossing toes and fingers and faux fur scarves for…
1: New York Fashion Week: Kim Kardashian and Kanye FRONT ROW Action.
Especially considering Yeezus is still reportedly on a mission to get KK onto the front cover of US Vogue. May the match-matchy super-stealthy outfit parade commence. Stilettos in sub-zero temperatures shall soon become the norm.
2: Manolo Blahnik and Sarah Jessica Parker’s Shoe Line Will Be Officially Revealed IN THE FLESH @ New York Fashion Week.
A shoe collaboration made in heaven, quite possibly even crafted by little fashion industry cherubs, will surely be the toast of the town. We’re talking of course about Manolo Blahnik pairing up with SJP. Although we’ve already seen the full collection pics online, this is the chance to try ‘em out for real. The actress has famously long been a fan of the designer’s stilettos since her days as Carrie in Sex and the City, so expect snaking queues of superfans when they launch in a pop up shop in Nordstrom on March 2.
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These women prove your top fashion model career can last long past your 20s.
1. Daphne Selfe, 84
Daphne Selfe has been a fashion model for the last 62 years.
2. China Machado, 83
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Thomas Carlyle “Tom” Ford (born August 27, 1961) is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his turnaround of the Gucci fashion house and the creation of the Tom Ford label before directing the Oscar-nominated film A Single Man. – – continue Reading
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On graduation in 1994, Tim Walker worked as a freelance photography assistant in London before moving to New York City as a full time assistant to Richard Avedon. On returning to England, he initially concentrated on portrait and documentary work for UK newspapers. At the age of 25, he shot his first fashion story for Vogue and has continued to work to much acclaim ever since. The Victoria and Albert Museum and the National Portrait Gallery in London include the photographs of Tim Walker in their permanent collections. Walker staged his first major exhibition at the Design Museum, London in 2008. This coincided with the publication of his book ‘PICTURES’ published by teNeues. In 2008 Walker received the ‘Isabella Blow award for Fashion Creator’ from The British Fashion Council. In May 2009 he received an Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography in New York. In 2012 Walker received an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Photographic Society. In 2010 Walker’s first short film, ‘The Lost Explorer’ was premiered at Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland and went on to win best short film at the Chicago United Film Festival, 2011. 2012 saw the opening of Walker’s ‘STORY TELLER’ photographic exhibition at Somerset House;
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The fashion capital’s first ever fashion show for curvy girls showed off couture from plus-size labels.
Models present creations by La Belle Affranchie during the first Pulp Fashion Week on October 27, 2013 in Paris. – – ©ourtesy of FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images
No heroin chic here! The first ever plus-size fashion week in Paris celebrated womanly curves in all their glory. Dubbed Pulp Fashion Week – the word “pulp” in French conjuring up luscious fruit – the event was organized by Histoire de Courbes, a Paris-based fashion group that celebrates larger women. Weeks after labels like Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Lanvin showed off their Spring 2014 collections at Paris Fashion Week, the Pulp events were a triumph for plus-size-friendly designers and the women who wear them. French labels La Belle Affranchie, Maryse Richardson, Tamboo Bamboo and Femme Fabuleuses were among the brands sported by the models, who strode the runway in styles ranging from lingerie to couture to sportswear. “Now please let’s welcome women with fabulous curves!” the Histoire de Courbes website announced in English. “What better than a real Fashion Show for the Pulp women?” While some in the fashion industry have moved to address concerns over too-thin models – including bans on models who are under age 16 and who “appear underweight” walking in shows – skinny is still the predominant aesthetic. In September’s New York Fashion Week, Eden Miller became the first designer to show a plus-size label at Fashion Week. Miller’s Cabiria line carries clothes in sizes 12-24.
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Fashion Designers Best Runway Show
Toronto’s runway show of World MasterCard Fashion Week for the spring 2014 collections gets underway Oct. 21 under the big white tent at David Pecaut Square. The week-long Toronto Fashion Week event runway show of Canadian top fashion designers. GF4AKK4PWFPM
Fashion designers Highlights include anchor shows by established stars Pink Tartan and veteran Toronto fashion week David Dixon and Bustle. Runway show evening finales by Canadian coat label Mackage, leathermaker Rudsak and fast fashion designers phenomenon, Joe Fresh, as well as a first-ever runway show of sportswear from Target. A strong lineup of young talent includes fashion designers Sid Neigum, Caitlin Power, Laura Siegel and Cara Cheung.
- The national final runway-based competition for the eight finalists of the Mercedes-Benz Start Up competition featuring regional winners from preliminary contests held across the country takes place Oct. 22. The winner will receive a year of top-flight industry mentoring and a runway show of their own for the fall show season next March.
- Fashion designers Saturday, the newest offering from IMG’s fashion portfolio takes place Oct. 26, and is open to the public. Capsule runway collections will show highlights from the week and Canadian designer fashions will be available for sale. Runway show Tickets, $75 and $150 for VIP access, are available on site.
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