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CULTURE LENS – BALENCIAGA: SHAPING FASHION

CULTURE LENS – BALENCIAGA: SHAPING FASHION

If you’re going to be in London anytime soon treat yourself to a few hours at the Victoria & Albert Museum to see BALENCIAGA: SHAPING FASHION.

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The Changing Rhythm of Luxury Fashion

The Changing Rhythm of Luxury Fashion

The rhythms of fast fashion companies seem to be reverberating across RTW and luxury fashion and, in particular, fur fashion is feeling the impact. 

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Irving Penn: Centennial – Culture Lens

Irving Penn: Centennial – Culture Lens

When it comes to fashion photography, Irving Penn is one of the great masters.  With a career that spanned over 60 years working for Vogue, he created some of the most iconic fashion images of the 20th century.  Irving Penn would have turned 100 this year, and marking the centennial of his birth the Metropolitan

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The Easter Parade: Tradition & Trends on Display

The Easter Parade: Tradition & Trends on Display

We love tradition! And among our favorites is NYC’s Easter Parade with its parade of fashion and fur.

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Edward Enninful …. British Vogue, Here He Comes!

Edward Enninful …. British Vogue, Here He Comes!

We can’t wait to see the transformative magic and vision that Edward Enninful brings to British Vogue in August 2017

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PRINCESS DIANA: HER FASHION STORY – CULTURE LENS

PRINCESS DIANA: HER FASHION STORY – CULTURE LENS

I will never forget where I was when I learned the news of Princess Diana’s death.  It was August 31, 1997 and I was hosting a black-tie gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA to raise funds for HIV/AIDS.  That evening we were honoring Princess Diana for the work she had done

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PARIS Fashion Week Fall 2017 Reviews PART 7

PARIS Fashion Week Fall 2017 Reviews PART 7

The Paris Fashion Week Fall 2017 collections continue to showcase the creativity and innovation in design that make fashion fun.

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Jacqueline Kennedy (The Camelot Years) | DIVAS WE LOVE Series

Jacqueline Kennedy (The Camelot Years) | DIVAS WE LOVE Series

When you think of a national treasure some might  be divided about who they would include on such a prestigious list of historical figures.  But when one figure has advocated world piece, written literary classics and made significant contributions to our American culture, that particular figure can’t be ignored, or denied. Today we posthumously celebrate

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Election Day 2016: VOTE America The Beautiful

Election Day 2016: VOTE America The Beautiful

Today citizens of America will express their right to choose what’s important to them by voting…hopefully in record numbers. It’s finally Election Day 2016 people!!!!

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BREAKING NEWS: IFF Launches New Fur Now Campaign For Fall 2016

BREAKING NEWS: IFF Launches New Fur Now Campaign For Fall 2016

It’s HERE! The new International Fur Federation (IFF) FUR NOW Campaign for Fall 2016 has launched and it showcases what we’ve known all along…. FUR is cool, fun, fresh, youthful and appropriate for all occasions! Take a look for yourself…

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Trend Alert: Classic Mink Coat Styles For Every Generation

Trend Alert: Classic Mink Coat Styles For Every Generation

When a classic mink coat came parading down the runway during Valentino’s SS 2017 presentation we could barely conceal our excitement. Did this herald the full-on return of this timeless, elegant style?

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Fashion Forecast: Cold Weather Dressing

Fashion Forecast: Cold Weather Dressing

When it comes to fashion, weather does matter. So we follow the weather trends. And when we came across this recent article in Time Out announcing that Farmer’s Almanac was predicting “colder than normal temperatures across the Northeast and Midwest” this fall and winter we were pretty excited. Not to worry, or fret, here’s our antidote in the form of cold weather dressing tips!

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Eye Candy: September’s Fashion Editorials That Pop

Eye Candy: September’s Fashion Editorials That Pop

We believe the best fashion editorials are the ones with captivating, thought provoking and inspiring imagery that holds your attention and takes you deeper into the words.

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Fall 2016 Ad Campaigns We Love

Fall 2016 Ad Campaigns We Love

It’s official.  All fashion minds are now focused on Fall 2016. The anticipation of the September covers and the trickle of cozy sweaters now fixtures on shelves signify that it’s time to put away the flip flops and get ready to light the fireplace. What better way to preview the trends and styles that you will be

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Fashion’s Trump Card: First Ladies’ Style

Fashion’s Trump Card: First Ladies’ Style

Though Dolley Madison may have been a renowned fashion icon of the Early Republic, the modern day intersection of fashion and politics really began with Jacqueline Kennedy.  Among First ladies style she is known for being the pinnacle. Her elegance and her glamour are beyond comparison.  When she wore a pink Halston pill box hat

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Culture Lens: Summer 2016 Travel Edition

Culture Lens: Summer 2016 Travel Edition

If you’re traveling for Summer 2016 we’ve compiled a short list of some of the best museum fashion exhibitions from around the world. Make sure to find an hour or two…we’re sure you’ll be glad you did!

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The Allure of Film Noir’s Female Femme Fatale

The Allure of Film Noir’s Female Femme Fatale

Strong, beautiful, bold, and resilient, the  femme fatale has been an iconic cinematic figure for decades. A femme fatale (/ˌfæm fəˈtɑːl/ or /ˌfɛm fəˈtɑːl/; French: [fam fatal]) is a stock character of a mysterious and seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers, often leading them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations. She is an archetype

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Summer Whites Are Always Right

Summer Whites Are Always Right

From girls who consider themselves  traditionalist to the most modern of divas, chic summer whites can make the perfect seasonal style statement.  And with so many fashion options there is sure to be something to meet all personality types and  moods. But when is it “okay” to wear white? What are the “whites” and wrongs

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2016 amfAR “Disco Collection”: Cinema Against AIDS Gala

2016 amfAR “Disco Collection”: Cinema Against AIDS Gala

The newest declaration of love for the 70s was the 2016 amfAR “Disco Collection” event at Cannes last week with the debut of the “Disco Collection”.

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CULTURE LENS: FERRAGAMO Museum – Art in Fashion

CULTURE LENS: FERRAGAMO Museum – Art in Fashion

We have often discussed the artistry of the House of Ferragamo here at Furinsider. The epitome of Italian luxury, Salvatore Ferragamo is revered for its legacy of beautiful handcrafted shoes, boots, handbags, belts and accessories. And more recently, under the creative direction of Massimiliano Giornetti their ready-to-wear collections, including some great fur looks, have been well worthy of the positive buzz they have received.

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