Banana Republic has announced Roland Mouret as their latest designer collaboration. Roland Mouret is best known for his feminine & hourglass fitted dresses. His designs are a favourite among Hollywood stars, especially on the red carpet. The collection launches at select Banana Republic locations worldwide and online in early August.
The news of H&M’s latest collaboration broke late Saturday night. Excitement filled social media as fashion darling Alexander Wang was announced as the latest collaboration during an event at the Coachella Music Festival, in Palm Springs, California. This partnership marks the first time that an American designer teams up with H&M on the much anticipated designer collaboration.
Shoe designer extraordinaire Charlotte Olympia was in Vancouver last week to celebrate her latest collection with a fabulous soiree. In Vancouver the beautiful and whimsical line is exclusive to the Hudson’s Bay Company.
There’s no business like shoe business! Shoe designer Brian Atwood has joined forces with Steve Madden. Atwood has two labels – his designer line and a lower-priced contemporary label, B Brian Atwood. Atwood exercised his buy-back option when his company’s controlling shareholder, The Jones Group, began looking to sell. This allowed Madden to step in after eight months of negotiations.
Canadian womenswear brand, Judith & Charles opened their 11th North American retail location this month. This is their 3rd Vancouver store, situated in the heart of Kitsilano on 4th Ave. We were invited last week to celebrate the opening of the new boutique & preview the beautiful Spring collection.
With over 70 000 likes on his Facebook page, stylist Michael Black is wildly successful, styling for brands and celebrities all over the world. Multi-faceted, well dressed and hard-working, Michael is building his global brand from his head office in downtown Toronto. He took some time the week before World MasterCard Fashion Week to speak with Style Calling about his brand, education and experience in the fashion world, and how he stays looking so good all the time.
London Fashion Week AW14 was held officially at Somerset House in the heart of London along with several off-site locations. Designers, editors, socialites and bloggers united day in and day out – dressed immaculately of course – collectively indulging in the coming season’s best of the best with catwalk shows, presentations, showrooms and all of the best parties.
New York Fashion Week is in full swings. Show goers are bundled up for the winter temperatures in fabulous fur coats, chic sunglasses and of course, incredible footwear. Photographer Viranlly Liemena was on site to capture the fantastic street style outside Lincoln Centre on Day 2 of New York Fashion Week.