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Area By Barbara Bologna / My Doll / The imitation of Humanity /FW14

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"IN A WORLD WHERE IMITATION NO LONGER HAS BORDER. WE ARE ABLE TO DISTINGUISH HUMANITY FROM FICTION? MAYBE IT’S THE TIME OF ETERNITY. TAKE ME HOME.” In todays fashion industry it's hard to find a designer with an original vision and with something to actually say. We’re bombarded with either one idea or too many ideas. Too many designers’ theses days do not know themselves enough to be able to put their core beliefs into collections others can believe in. Then there is Italian designer Barbara Bologna- a designer with a vision, a voice and style that spans beyond the...

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A Legendary French Fashion House Returns

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"In the '60s, André Courrèges was one of the most copied designers on the planet — though his fashions at times seemed like they came from another world. Along with his contemporaries Paco Rabanne, Rudi Gernreich, and Pierre Cardin, Courrèges was a staunch futurist. His Sputnik sweethearts were clad in abbreviated A-line skirts, go-go boots, and the kind of sunglasses that declared, "unobscured vision is for squares." Some found the vision infantilizing: In 1964, the Associated Press sniffed,"The current pride of Paris, André Courrèges, stops just short of diapers in giving age-conscious American women the youngest collection of clothes ever cut in adult sizes.” The article was a reaction to his Moon Girl collection, in which the models wore baby bonnets. In 1965, Voguewondered, "Is Courrèges Wearable?"

By The New York Times' Cut Magazine

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Designer Spotlight // Fayçal Amor + Plein Sud AW14

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The mastermind behind fashion label Plein Sud, is that of Moroccan born Fayçal Amor. At age 24 with an Economics degree, Amor discovered a passion for textiles in his homeland of Morroco, he began to play around with materials and dying techniques, when he stumbled across a local textile mill and decided to manufacture his own fabrics and thus began work on his very first collection. In 1980, after moving to France, Amor becomes Pierre d’Alby’s artistic director for five years. Yearning to develop his own line, in 1986, Amor creates: PLEIN SUD, a line that is synonymous with edgy...

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Area Di Barbara Bolgona Spring Summer 2014 Lookbook / Case Study

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The new Spring Summer 2014 Area di Barbara Bologna collection has arrived to Case Study. Click here to shop the collection. Here is the S/S14 Lookbook:

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Gareth Pugh exhibits work at Victoria and Albert Museum / casestudy.fr

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source: sunderlandecho.com   A DESIGNER to the stars has stitched up another accolade as he exhibits his work at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Wearsider Gareth Pugh began his career in the fashion industry after studying at Sunderland College’s Shiney Row campus. Now he is preparing to exhibit a dress he created for friend Katie Shillingford’s marriage ceremony as part of a new display at London’s V&A Museum. It will feature alongside the embroidered silk coat designed by Anna Valentine and worn by the Duchess of Cornwall for the blessing after her marriage to the Prince of Wales; the purple...

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