Fashion

Jacques Jacoglu launches its first fragrance called OUD Prestige.
By October 23, 2014 Read More →

Jacques Jacoglu launches its first fragrance called OUD Prestige.

The famous Home Jacoglu Paris has just launched its first outlets perfume, luxurious fragrance named Oud Prestige. An incomparable and precious elixir imagined and designed by Jacques Jacoglu. This designer is born in Paris and he is to Armenian-Colombian origin. He is a person of passion and sensitivity. His character full of generosity, sharing and […]

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Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82
By October 21, 2014 Read More →

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82

Iconic designer Oscar de la Renta died Monday, leaving behind a legendary career as one of the most recognized names in fashion. He was 82. Spanish-language television network Univision reported that de la Renta died after a 10-year battle with cancer. The designer, who was born in the Dominican Republic, rose to international prominence in […]

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NY Fashion Week, ‘The Real Way’
By September 14, 2014 Read More →

NY Fashion Week, ‘The Real Way’

By Nathan James With New York Fashion Week in full swing, the industry comes alive with models sashaying down runways all over town. The semi-annual gathering of designers, manufacturers, celebrities, photojournalists, and clothing labels has become the Super Bowl of fashion, and all its pomp and circumstance goes on display before the world. Among the […]

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All-Male ‘Suits ‘N Swag’ Fashion Fundraiser Brings Message Home
By July 30, 2014 Read More →

All-Male ‘Suits ‘N Swag’ Fashion Fundraiser Brings Message Home

The midsummer heat in Midtown Manhattan got turned up a notch or two Saturday evening, as the “Suits ‘N Swag” fashion show hit the runway at the Dimenna Center For Classical Music.

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NY Fashion Week Helps Kick-Start E. African Designs
By May 26, 2014 Read More →

NY Fashion Week Helps Kick-Start E. African Designs

Models wearing East African designer wear prepare for a runway show in Kampala. May 17, 2014. (Hilary Heuler / VOA News) By Hilary Heuler KAMPALA — When it comes to locally-made clothes, East Africa lags behind other regions, hamstrung by the ubiquity of cheap foreign-made castoffs. But now the producers of New York Fashion Week […]

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By February 23, 2014 Read More →

Black Designers Take Spotlight

Only two Black fashion designers had runway shows during New York’s fashion week this month, but ten others were featured off-runway in a special exhibit at New York’s Pratt Institute Museum. VOA correspondent Bernard Shusman reports. Source: VOA  

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Missing Fashion Designer Found Dead In Hudson River
By February 16, 2014 Read More →

Missing Fashion Designer Found Dead In Hudson River

Missing Fashion Designer Found Dead In Hudson River By Nathan James In a horrifying postscript to New York Fashion week, a renowned designer who had gone missing early Thursday, was found dead in the icy Hudson River at 1 PM this afternoon, NYPD detectives said. The body of Michele Savoia, 55, a Fashion Institute of […]

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A Gay Man’s Right to Shoes
By February 8, 2014 Read More →

A Gay Man’s Right to Shoes

A Gay Man’s Right to Shoes By Walter Reed, Stylist and Fashion Editor www.walterscloset.com Gay bashings, a mutant strain of hatred causing malaise in any milieu—made its return to Russia most recently. A minefield for gays, who were identified and targeted based on what they wore. Lest we forget in New York City, America’s symbolic […]

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Spring Has Sprung:  Andrew Nowell Menswear
By February 4, 2014 Read More →

Spring Has Sprung: Andrew Nowell Menswear

Our nation’s capitol has been known for a lot of things lately: assault charges for Chris Brown, government shutdowns, and a mass shooting downtown. From furloughs to food stamps, Washington, DC received the spotlight for fashion as well. As a Washingtonian, who sashayed down the street, long before Olivia Pope popularized the white Burberry trench, I can appreciate that Andrew Nowell has been cultivating a clientele with his captivating menswear for several years.

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Couture Fashion Week Spring 2014: A Celebration of Exhibition and Excess
By February 1, 2014 Read More →

Couture Fashion Week Spring 2014: A Celebration of Exhibition and Excess

COUTURE FASHION WEEK kicked off in Paris last week. Some consider couture as Paris’ greatest showing long before Paris was burning, where the supreme designers showcase their most extravagant designs—often good, bad or indifferent. Oh the agony and ecstasy of creating couture, where towering prices collocated with euphoric expectations. At GBM News, we took a closer look at the collections and ultimate confections.

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