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NY Fashion week gets it : black is the new black

Let’s hope we’re not putting our mouth on the fashion industry by speaking too quickly but it finally seems like the message of diversity is getting through to the fashion types. Maybe it’s the Obama effect, as the NY Times put it, (or as Tracy Morgan  more succintly put it: “black is the new president, bitch!”) but […]

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Et tu Milan Fashion Week?

Surely you would imagine that after all the talk in the last year about the lack of colour on the runways, and with Italian Vogue putting out their big-selling ‘all black’ issue this summer, that the runways for Milan Fashion Week would be more colourful. Alas … not. According to our friends at Shophound who […]

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Fashion season analysis: more colourful?

(photo credit: The Shophound) So New York and London’s Fashion Weeks have whizzed by in the last fortnight or so and Milan and Paris are still to come. The question, especially relevant to us islandistas is – has there been more colour on the runways? Have we been seeing women like ourselves (well, not really […]