Think about the word itself; consumerism, plagued with underlying perspectives of flocks of people wasting their money on an overload of goods/ services in the belief that it is good for them and the general economy. BUY BUY BUY!!!
The bi-annual tradeshow, White Milano, has become a key platform for emerging designers from all over the world. But last year and this year specifically we’ve been seeing a wave of Chinese designers coming through , first with China Calling and this year with a fully dedicated pavilion for Chinese designers called WHITEAST.
This season, we can really see more Asian fashion designers quickly entering the international fashion scene, some who’ve already climbed the ladder of fame to international fashion weeks while others who are just starting to peek into the complex cut throat industry.
The provocative brand showcased its extravagant SS17 womenswear collection around a large pair of nude bodily forms of literally all kinds and colors at the magnificent Museum of Architecture on Plaza Trocadéro in Paris.
During MFW, Furla launched its SS17 preview over a beautiful garden party in the heart of Milan at the Cusani Palace presenting tribal-like accessories and 50 different internally made prints with matching scarves.
There’s a burgeoning amount of multibrand/concept stores in Shanghai going from Xintiandi’s emerging designer label spaces to 10 Corso Como, Dongliang, Alter, XinLeLu and more. However a new retailer, Covetry, is offering an alternative solution to filling in the gap between big branded labels and the mass