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There’s no questioning Asia’s importance in the fashion market, and Western brands have more than taken note. This month in Hong Kong alone, Tory Burch, Kenzo, Moncler, and Calvin Klein all hosted events within days of each other. And at Singapore’s FIDé fashion week (FIDé is an organization that aims to promote regional and international designers in Singapore), European brands like Pierre Balmain and American ones like Burkman Bros and Ari Dein similarly made the trek eastward to show their collections. “It was the first time both brands participated in a full-length fashion show,” Steven Kolb, the CEO of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, said of the latter two. “Fashion is no longer defined by borders, and the more we can nurture global relations, the greater the success for our designers.”
But the region is also increasingly interested in holding its own in global fashion, and the eleven-day event in Singapore, which typically features several days of presentations by French haute couturiers and Asian couturiers, included the latest step in that direction: the founding of the Asian Couture Federation (ACF). Now, the Asian couturiers (dubbed by the ACF as “Asian Couturier Extraordinaires”) will have a support system of their own. Its inception was an act that won FIDé executive chairman and ACF founder Frank Cintamani (below, left) France’s esteemed Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres honor. Even Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, offered Cintamani a pat on the back, calling the Federation’s establishment “a significant event for all of Asia,” at a time “when we consider that fashion until recently was generally seen as the domain of Europe and the United States.” Continue Reading “In Singapore, Asia’s Couturiers Get A Boost” »
Nothing glams up an outfit like a little crystal. We saw plenty of bejeweled looks during the Spring ’14 shows—at Prada, for instance, sporty dresses and sandals were studded with candy-colored stones, and Tom Ford whipped up minidresses and jumpsuits with flashy mosaics. For Fall, however, designers focused on simple, clear stones to add a hint of glimmer. A scattering of sparkle is just the thing to add a touch of opulence to your Fall wardrobe, but we wouldn’t stop you from piling it on, either. Shop our favorite crystalized pieces from Valentino, Miu Miu, and more, below.
1. Tory Burch Vesper bead-embellished woven silk top, $395, available at net-a-porter.com
2. Valentino Glam Lock crystal-embellished leather shoulder bag, $3,455, available at net-a-porter.com
3. Biyan Nabila embellished satin twill skirt, $940, available at net-a-porter.com
4. J.Crew jeweled cuff, $125, available at jcrew.com
5. Miu Miu crystal-embellished suede pumps, $990, available at net-a-porter.com
Dye treatments are typically reserved for colorful tank tops and sundresses, but this season designers have applied icy-hued ombré effects to sweaters, jackets, and scarves. The result is a fresh update to the typically muted winter palette. Shop our picks from Acne Studios, Carven, DKNY, and more, below.
1. Acne Studios jacket, $370, available at www.net-a-porter.com
2.Carven sweater, $455, available at www.matchesfashion.com
3. Tory Burch scarf, $185, available at www.toryburch.com
4. DKNY bag, $295, available at www.dkny.com
5. Current/Elliott jeans, $305, available at www.matchesfashion.com
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