Posts Tagged ‘luxury’



Una partita in cielo. It’s only been a week, but iconic Italian fashion house Prada’s reunion with Barneys New York–kicked off with a bravura window display at Barney’s flagship store on Madison Avenue and continuing with dramatic re-designed Prada womenswear and mensweare merchandise sections– is off to a great start.  

Lu Yan: From Model to Designer

Lu Yan

Lu Yan, China’s catwalk ‘it girl’ of 15 years is creating a new path for herself. Yan has walked in shows ranging from Alexander McQueen to Lanvin. Now she is turning the tables, and will be the designer of her own luxury line. Yan’s goal is to become an international brand, and based on the [...]

Alpaca Project Brings New Luxury Fiber to NYFW

NY: The Alpaca Project Celebration

A new luxe fiber may be gaining a foothold alongside cashmere as a go-to fabric for high fashion houses thanks to The Alpaca Project, a joint venture between the Peru Trade Commission, PromPeru and New York Fashion Week. Alpaca fiber is indigenous to the high Andes of Peru and is a major contributor to the [...]

Celebrate the New Year in Dragon Style

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Monday January 23 signals the beginning of the Chinese New Year. The New Year celebration is always lavish and symbolic, but this year in particular – the year of the dragon – is very special. According to Chinese mythology, the dragon represents power and positive force. The dragon is the only mythological creature in the [...]

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