FASHION + BEAUTY

New York

Cynthia Rowley Spring 2012: Glittering Gold and Lindsay Lohan

Designer Cynthia Rowley certainly changed up her usually quirky conservative style this season.Her Spring 2012 collection was young, edgy, powerful and beautifully artistic. Clearly trying to reach a younger, hipper downtown crowd, Rowley's show was described as a “flash mobs of floral and animated shapes” alive with bold painterly patterns, glittering gold hues and fabulous texture. Read More

New York

Haute Living’s Picks For The Best Fashion’s Night Out Events In New York

Move over Fashion Week, there’s a new girl in town and she’s here for one night only. She’s full of style, energy and attracts New York’s finest. Introducing Fashion’s Night Out, a celebrated evening of style and star-studded events, crafted to support the fashion and retail industries around the world. Read More

New York

Helmut Lang To Have First Fashion Show in Five Years

NY Fashion Week will feature the first Helmut Lang runway show in five years. The Helmut Lang brand was once one of the most popular in world, featuring luxury fabrics and minimalist cuts. After being sold to Prada in 2004 – and Lang’s subsequent departure – the label was sold to Theory of Japan in 2006. Link Theory relaunched the brand in 2007, and now it is under the design and direction of Michael and Nicole Colovos. The move has re-energized the brand and brought it back to prominence. The Helmut Lang label is now in luxury department stores and Helmut Lang boutiques around the world. Read More

National

Hermès Unable to Meet Growing Demand for Scarves and Handbags

Hermès, one of the oldest luxury fashion houses from France is finding it difficult to meet the soaring demand for their high end (and high-priced) £500 silk scarves and £6,000 handbags. The company has declared a 50% jump in the profits for the first six months of the year. Its famed Kelly and Birkin handbags are witnessing unprecedented demand in the US and Japan. Read More

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