• Victoria Beckham celebrates first decade at LFW

    1 month ago - By Fashion United

    Ten years ago there was a high degree of scepticism about a former Spice Girl launching a clothing label, with many in the fashion industry dismissing the notion as a crazy idea that would never take off. Victoria Beckham, however, proved everyone wrong, her debut collection during New York Fashion Week in 2008 wasn't about cashing in, like many other celebrity lines at the time, her ambition was much higher, she wanted to build her own brand, a high-end luxury designer brand.
    For other celebrities, whether singers, reality stars or even WAGs, the fast-buck was generally mass-produced...
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  • Why a Former American Apparel Designer is Banking on Slow Fashion

    Why a Former American Apparel Designer is Banking on Slow Fashion

    1 month ago - By WWD

    LOS ANGELES - Eliana Gil Rodriguez is taking a very measured approach to her new fashion label in a bid to perhaps counter social media's impact on the industry.
    Gil Rodriguez, a former American Apparel designer, earlier this year launched her namesake line with an eye on closet essentials, focusing on an edited release for the market. A one-piece swimsuit, retailing for $250, is her top-selling item at the moment.
    “I've been designing for a really long time,” she said. “I was at American Apparel for almost a decade. Basics was in my blood, you could say. I really grew up around it. I'd...
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