Summary: reviving kimono, representing all-size women for high-end fashion, and Bangeladesh fashion week are the most important news of the recent days
All Sizes Available For Fashion Designer Christian Siriano
Christian Siriano began designing clothing when he was just a teenage, and now he’s 31-years-old. For the past decade he has been producing clothing for women of all shapes and sizes. During the summer, First Lady Michelle Obama even one of his dresses to the Democratic National Convention. He featured five plus-size models at September’s New York Fashion Week and he dressed nine of the stars on the red carpet for this year’s Emmys. The designer recently did an interview with NPR, when he said he has always tried to be inclusive with his design, which he traces back to his upbringing.
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Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo
Japanese Rocker’s modern-looking kimonos begin Tokyo’s Fashion Week. The designer, Yoshiki, kicked off the week-long event Monday by performing music as the models walked on the runway. Yoshiki, who is a co-founder of rock band X Japan, designed the kimonos in metallic colors and leather to make a futuristic twist on the traditional clothing garment. “The entire kimono industry has been in crisis,” Yoshiki, whose family ran a kimono shop, said. “Despite pros and cons (to) my approach, I think Yoshikimono is meaningful in terms of awakening interest (in kimonos).” Other labels showcasing their spring/summer 2017 collections included ACUOD BY CHANU, with designer Chanwoo Lee unveiling black and white layered outfits, accessorized with face masks.The Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo will run until Sunday.
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Bangladeshi Fashion Week launches
Bangladeshi Fashion Week launched in London recently. The event featured numerous fantastic and elegant designs that were displayed with models strutting down the runways. British Bangladeshis have been contributing to UK society for decades, in a wide variety of fields, including national politics, law, medicine, science, corporate business and of course the restaurant and catering sector. Very recently, the fashion industry became infused with the Bangladeshi culture and thinking. The completion of the ‘Bangladeshi Fashion Week in London’ just showed off UK’s most successful British Bangladeshi fashion designers, models, makeup artists and stylists.
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