Fashion has always fixated on a certain type of beauty.
“I never made the conscious decision to be a designer. I just had an exorbitant amount of ideas; fashion design is a place for people like that” – Virgil Abloh
Watching Miuccia Prada’s latest menswear collection, one thought irresistibly asserted itself: clothes make memories, memories make history.
“China was supposed to be the land of conspicuousness, but all of a sudden people were making fun of overt wealth and even taking the labels off their clothes,” Eckhardt recalls. To find out why, and what companies could do in response, she and two colleagues reviewed the research on the trend and investigated consumer behavior in markets around the world. Although the evidence is more anecdotal than scientific, they concluded that three factors are driving the change.
A new book documents how the demand for the iconic pants among Mexican dealers kept them selling drugs.
Luxury is no longer defined by price points, according to execs from Vênsette, Kate Spade & Company and SoulCycle.