FIT’s Exhibition – ‘Faking It’ Explores The Counterfeiting Business

FIT’s Exhibition – ‘Faking It’ Explores The Counterfeiting Business

The phenomenon of counterfeiting is as old as couture itself. In the early 1900s, fashion forgers often sketched designs they saw in Paris shows and sold reproductions in France and overseas. By 1914, more than two million fake couture labels had been sewn into garments, several of which are currently on view in New York […]

Tom Ford’s $800 ‘Penis Necklace’ Scandal

Tom Ford’s $800 ‘Penis Necklace’ Scandal

Designer Tom Ford has caused the scandal of the holiday season with a $790 crucifix-inspired phallus necklace or as it’s simply known on his website as “penis pendant necklace“. While the necklace was launched in June in London, it has gone on sale recently. Christians all over the world, mainly in the US are furious about it. On social […]

Wonder Why Vasundhara Raje Chose Foreign Designer over Desi One To Promote Rajasthan’s Handloom?

Wonder Why Vasundhara Raje Chose Foreign Designer over Desi One To Promote Rajasthan’s Handloom?

Vasundhara Raje, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan has signed on Bangladeshi designer – Bibi Russell to promote Rajasthan’s handloom and handicraft. Raje intends to promote Rajasthan’s Khadi and Kota Doria through Russell who will help improvising weaving and processing techniques and introduce contemporary styles. The CM will initiate the ‘Rajasthan Handloom and Handicraft Week’ with […]

Who’s Buying $2 Million ‘Fantasy Bra’ From Victoria’s Secret?

Who’s Buying $2 Million ‘Fantasy Bra’ From Victoria’s Secret?

Victoria’s Secret this year’s runway featured not just one but two Fantasy Bras. And since it’s always a big deal for the girl chosen to wear it, it’s not surprising that Victoria’s Secret had picked two of its famous Angels: Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio, both of whom are experienced Fantasy Bra wearers. Designed by jeweler Mouawad, each bra/panty set will set you […]

Iconic Fashion Label Mimicking Yesteryear’s Classic

Iconic Fashion Label Mimicking Yesteryear’s Classic

Why do mega fashion houses employ expensive creative directors when all they do is dig into the archives of maestros of fashion and simply ape the designs? Partnouveau made this exciting revelation where Valentino’s Pier Paolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri imitated the concepts of lightness and buoyancy for Valentino 2011 Spring Couture from Paul Poiret’s 1913 costumes for Le Minaret. […]