After joining Pitti Uomo as a guest in January, Portugal aims to strengthen its status as a leading fashion destination beyond manufacturing. FashionNetwork.com visited ModaLisboa to meet the nation’s top designers.
Swarovski has, finally, opened its doors to the curious and enquiring, welcoming several scores of editors into their brand new Manufaktur design studio, and a series of show spaces, on Wednesday afternoon.
The Paris haute couture season witnessed two radically different fashion moments Monday, the remarkable organic high-tech of Dutchwoman Iris van Herpen, and the off-beat maximalism of Australia’s Romance Was Born.
Fashion designer Bas Kosters has been awarded with a Cultuurfonds Mode Stipendium, the most prestigious fashion prize in the Netherlands. Previous recipients include Iris van Herpen and Ronald van der Kemp.