The new black: Young Spanish designers reclaim traditions

Young Spanish designers are reclaiming their “Spanishness”: age-old traditions, religious imagery and even the colour black, which centuries ago was a signature of the country’s all-powerful monarchy. That is one of the messages at the “Modus” exhibition currently running in Madrid, which explores the influence of Spanish history and tradition on global fashion, including up-and-coming…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

Cambridge Analytica used fashion brands to elect Trump

Political marketing firm Cambridge Analytica supposedly “weaponized fashion brands” to help put President Trump into office. Christopher Wylie announced this surprising news at Business of Fashion’s Voices conference on Thursday. The former director of research for the marketing firm first became a whistleblower earlier this year when he revealed that Cambridge Analytica had misused data…

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In Picture: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia

Russia is emerging as a prominent fashion capital, which is why one should keep an eye on the 37th edition of Russia Fashion Week, currently being held in Moscow. Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, the event features prominent local labels, such as Fashion Laborator, KseniaSeraya and Pirosmani. Key industry leaders, influencers, celebrities and even Putin himself attended…

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