From Kanye’s amazing Yeezy Season 3 series to Pharrell’s new bargain with G-Star, these are the top international fashion news reports of the week.
Pharrell Becomes the New Co-Owner of G-Star
Pharrell Williams has signed a deal to become denim label G-Star Raw’s co-owner. The singer and style influencer plans to be actively engaged with the business on a lot of imaginative levels. He plans to operate on everything from collections and advertising to business plan.
“G-Star is a independently minded and forward-thinking company,” said Pharrell of the offer. “I believe they will be the definitive jeans manufacturer of the 21st century. I am looking forward to be a part of the assignment and also to co-create G-Star’s future.”
Pharrell has worked with G-Star on a cooperation Bionic Yarn, with his label. The partnership saw the two businesses work together to make denim from sea plastic that was recycled.
On top of my business. As of now, proud to be a co-owner of @GSTARRAW
Cult Handbag Brand Mansur Gavriel Debuts Shoe Collection
Cult handbag manufacturer, Mansur Gavriel has established its first group of shoes this week. The brand has witnessed immense success since its production and is now expanding its offering accordingly. Mansur Gavriel is most famous for its bucket tote which struck cult status almost immediately after its release and is definitely hoping to see similar effects with its new assortment of footwear.
The range comprises four different styles of shoe. Each style is available in multiple heel heights and a selection of on-trend colors. Made from suede and tanned vegetable leather, a set of Mansur Gavriel shoes can set you back upwards of $500. For now, the collection is available only on Net-a-Porter.
MG SS16 Shoe Pre-launch now available on @netaporter! Shop now ❤️ www.net-a-porter.com/Shop/Designers/Mansur_Gavriel/All
Sports Illustrated Taps Curvy Model Ashley Graham because of the Swimsuit Issue
In a progressive movement, Sports Illustrated has exploited curvy version, Ashley Graham because of the 2016 Swimsuit issue. Graham marks the next ever plus-size model for the famous variant. Last year, Robyn Lawley was the magazine’s first ever plus-size version in its 2015 Swimsuit Issue. In that very same issue Ashley Graham really starred in a swimwear advertisement for Swimsuits for everybody. This time around however, she’s formally a member of group.
The news was announced this week on Sports Illustrated’s Instagram and website. It named Graham as a part of its “newcomer” model listing along with four other names. While formally appearing in the edition, Graham will once again be featured in a Swimsuits for All ad. The new advertisement features Graham in a golden bikini as well as stars 56 year-old model, Nicola Griffin.
It’s official — I am a model!! This is a dream come true. Thank you to everyone who stood for curves- our voices have been heard and collectively you can allow me to win Rookie of the Year. Stay tuned for voting directions #beautybeyondsize #siswim
Kendall Jenner is Suing a Skincare Company
Kendall Jenner is suing skincare company Cutera for tens of thousands of dollars. According to sources, the acne treatment company has employed the reality star and the name and face of model without consent. The celebrity endorsement promotion was for Cutera’s Laser Genesis treatment and was created without a payment or contract to Kendall.
Exploiting Kendall’s openess about her struggles with acne, Cutera indicated that its treatment was the answer to her troubles. Though Kendall has been connected to Laser Genesis therapy before, it’s the fact that she did not approve using her face or name for Cutera that gets her bothered. Kendall typically charges up to eight figures for a bargain similar to this one and can be said to be suing for this kind of amount.
Yeezy Season 3 Creates Massive Media Buzz
The debut of Yeezy Season 3 at New York Fashion Week has created a huge media buzz this week. The huge fashion show took place in a packed Madison Square Garden and doubled as Kanye West’s most up-to-date album launch. Celebrity guests came out from full-force to encourage Kanye and his brand new collection. Everybody from Anna Wintour and Olivier Rousteing into a wealth of major rappers and music figures have been in attendance. The Kardashian-Jenner clan were naturally also in attendance and dressed in extremely co-ordinated outfits created by Kanye in cooperation with Balmain. Also making headlines was Lamar Odom’s attendance.
The clothing themselves retained to the traditional Yeezy fashion. Body-con outfits combined with over-sized outerwear were principles of the collection. Season 3 saw a broader colour palette nonetheless, as Yeezy offered a range of warm organic tones. Original supermodels dominated the massive model-filled phase with Naomi Campbell, Veronica Webb and Liya Kebede standing out in a posse of mostly unknown, non-traditional models.
#YeezySeason3 from #kanyewest show today at #NYFW