Kenzo Goes Fast Fashion

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Kenzo x H&M collaboration to hit stores and online November 3rd! This collaboration has the potential to produce huge sales for H&M, but is also Kenzo’s resurgence into the US market.  Currently, there are no Kenzo brick-and-mortar stores in the United States (2016), only a select few department stores carry the…

How Do You Walk on Water?

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Simple.  Follow these three steps.  First, donate $2.4 million dollars to Italy for the restoration of the Trevi Fountain.  Next, I hope your celebrating 90 years of fabulous fashions.  Finally, this is the most crucial step, your Fendi.  So, I guess no one literally was walking on water, more above the water.  Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar, Justine Picardie told CNN:…

Chanel, Couture & Nature: A Zen State of Mind

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland It’s true fashion month is officially upon us.  With menswear shows completed, Paris Haute Couture week is upon us (Jan. 24-28).  Our month begins with CHANEL, the ultimate couture fashion house. Karl Lagerfeld delighted, and shocked audiences with an “environmentally conscious” dollhouse, set in a Parisian zen garden for Chanel’s Spring…

Balmain Blowout

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Last week, shoppers went crazy for Balmain in 250 H&M stores around the world.  Fashion enthusiasts camped, clawed, jumped, and screamed to get their hands on pieces made popular by Kendall Jenner, Jourdan Dunn, and Gigi Hadid.  The beaded dresses & jackets adorning top models, on red carpets this year, were…

Karl Lagerfeld Takes the Streets to the Runway

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland For Chanel’s Spring 2015 ready-to-wear collection, designer Karl Lagerfeld literally brought the street to his runway!  Lagerfeld built an artificial Parisian rue (street), equipped with apartment facades, planters & an actual paved runway.  With an inventive backdrop, the clothing certainly exceeded expectations. While keeping the classic Chanel elegance, Lagerfeld added funky…