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Top International Fashion News of the Week | 03.01.16


Top International Fashion News of the Week

From Nasty Gal’s rocking collaboration with Courtney Love into Net-a-Porter’s new Dame, these are the top global fashion news stories of this week.

Kendall Jenner Shows She had been Hospitalised for Exhaustion

People often think that it’s an easy job being young and lovely but when you are one of the most in-demand models on the planet things are not anything but simple. And that’s precisely what Kendall Jenner learnt in 2015, showing on her app earlier this week which she had been hospitalised because of fatigue.

“I just got so tired from work and life and what that it freaked me out at the end of this calendar year,”  wrote the 20 year-old. “I actually had to visit the hospital because I was so exhausted — it was definitely a wake up call that I had to take better care of myself.”

Kendall may be become a positive from the New Year for by this period. She has set herself a healthier settlement for 2016 to appreciate her time at home and chill out more.


A photo published by Kendall Jenner (@kendalljenner) on Jan 1, 2016 at 12:47pm PST

Terrible Gal Teams-Up with Rock Icon Courtney Love

In a collaboration that couldn’t be more perfect, Nasty Gal is teaming-up using Courtney Love for an exclusive assortment.   The retailer announced the news this week on its Instagram accounts after first teasing followers about who its latest collaborator are.

“We’ve got a killer alliance coming soon with a few of the baddest bitches of all time. Any guesses?”

Nasty gal afterward revealed its collaboration with the stone icon and an accompanying competition to win a visit to the collection’s launch in L.A.

No further details concerning the collection are yet known except that it’s “coming soon” If we had to think of aesthetics however, we’d be placing all our money on some serious grunge vibes.


A photo posted by Nasty Gal (@nastygal) on Dec 28, 2015 at 1:52pm PST

Kanye West Named the Most Stylish Man of 2015 by GQ

Kanye West has made his very last honor for 2015, taking out GQ magazine Most Stylish Man of 2015 title. The rapper and style designer currently holds the name for the second year in a row after beating out version Lucky Blue Smith from the poll.

The tally according to GQ was 520,119 votes for Kanye to 445,071 votes for Lucky Blue. The men’s magazine disclosed an influx of votes, and possibly caused by Kanye’s wife Kim Kardashian West along with her family, helped bring about his success. Kim, sister Khloé and mum Kris all took to twitter to urge their many fans to vote Kanye at the closing hours of the survey.


A photograph published by GQ (@gq) on Dec 29, 2015 at 1:46pm PST

Net-a-porter Creator Natalia Massenet to Be Made a Dame

Natalie Massenet has been appointed a Dame on this year’s annual New Year Honour’s List. Queen Elizabeth II disclosed the Net-a-Porter founder and former executive chairman as an honouree among a lot of other style and art industry members with this year’s list.

Natalie will be recognised as a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, or DBE. The honour is bestowed upon her as acknowledgement of her contributions to the British economy which largely stem from her creation of this e-commerce giant, Net-a-Porter. The fashion business mogul abandoned the company in September however, after being included since she made it in 2000.


A photo posted by Natalie Massenet (@nat_mass) on Dec 30, 2015 at 3:16pm PST


Louis Vuitton Enlists Final Fantasy Character as its Newest Model

In a move blending fantasy and reality, Louis Vuitton has cast a character in the video game Final Fantasy as a version for its spring 2016 campaign. Lightning, a pink-haired personality in the match has landed the coveted modelling position in a unique choice by the luxury fashion brand.

The odd appointment sees creative manager, Nicolas Ghesquiére, outdoing the shock variable from last year’s surprise actress campaign castings in a unique way. Lightning might be an unknown star to those in the fashion world but will nonetheless star in LV’s Series 4 campaign. The designer introduced the effort on his own Instagram showcasing pictures of the personality which were made with video game artist Tetsuya Normura.


A photo posted by ? (@nicolasghesquiere) on Dec 28, 2015 at 5:19am PST

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