Tom Ford Burberry and Exotic Skins
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Tom Ford, Burberry and exotic skins, Rosalia and Skims… everything you shouldn’t miss this weekIS BANNING EXOTIC SKINS FROM ITS COLLECTIONS
After fur a few years ago, the Burberry house announced Thursday its intention to no longer use exotic skins for its creations. The python, the crocodile or the water snake, which are still in place today in the creations of the British label. Hailed by PETA and other animal rights organizations, this decision will be implemented from the brand’s Fall-Winter 2022 collection.
The essential in two seconds: After banishing fur from its collections a few years ago, the Burberry house announced this week that it would also abandon the use of exotic skins.
TOM FORD LEAVES CFDA PRESIDENCY
After three years of good and loyal service, designer Tom Ford this week announced his departure from the presidency of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). Elected in 2019 to succeed Diane von Fürstenberg, who had held this position for 13 years, the Texan designer worked for three years to promote American fashion locally and beyond its borders. Initially appointed for two years, he had agreed to return for another year following the COVID-19 crisis. His successor will be appointed in the fall and will take office in January 2023.
The essential in two seconds: After Oscar de la Renta, Diane von Fürstenberg but also Bill Blass, Tom Ford served as President of the CFDA for three years before resigning this week.
CENTURY 21 WILL REOPEN IN NEW YORK
A real New York institution and a good plan for the most informed fashionistas (Carrie Bradshaw in the lead), the Century 21 discount store closed its doors in 2020, following the COVID-19 pandemic. But last Tuesday, the group announced the reopening of its iconic store, located in the Financial District of Manhattan. Offering luxury items at reduced prices all year round, the store established in 1961 in Brooklyn has gradually become one of the biggest fashion players in the city. The reopening is scheduled for spring 2023.
The essential in two seconds: Iconic address of all fashion fans before declaring bankruptcy in 2020, the Century 21 store on Cortland Street (New York) will reopen its doors in the spring of 2023.
ROSALIA IS THE NEW FACE OF THE SKIMS BRAND
Since its inception, the Skims brand has made it a point of honor to use various models. Latest muse to date, the singer Rosalia is no exception to the rule. Representing the brand’s Cotton Collection line and photographed by Donna Trope, the singer was praised by Kim Kardashian: “Rosalia’s willingness to push boundaries and experiment with both her music and her style has always been a great source of inspiration for me. This campaign celebrates her energy and self-confidence. »
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Right in time for weekend dinners and Sunday brunches, everything you shouldn't miss this week in the small world of fashion, summarized in five minutes flat.