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Model| Ugbad Abdi

Ugbad Abdi is an American fashion model, born in Somalia whose family fled to Kenya because of the civil unrest in her home country. She debuted as a Valentino haute couture model, then opened shows for Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors at New York Fashion Week. She is the first model to walk shows for Fendi and Lanvin while wearing hijab.

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Runway| Pyer Moss Haute Couture show in Paris

When I tell you Kibry-Jean Raymond brought BLACK EXCELLENCE to Paris…That is exactly what we mean!

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Fashion News| Pyer Moss to debut 1st Haute Couture show in Paris

Back in May Monsieur Kerby Jean-Raymond announced that his label Pyer Moss will be be making its haute couture debut in Paris this Summer. 

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Fashion News| Kim Jones debut 1st Fendi couture collection

Kim Jones presented his first haute couture collection for Fendi in his new role of artistic director of womenswear for the Rome-based brand—and it was a true fashion spectacle. 

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Runway| Iris Van Herpen Haute Courture SS-21

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Fashion News| Armani Privé show to be held sans guest

With the current global climate, it comes as no surprise that Mr. Armani has decide to to hold the Armani Privé show without guests, for the first time. 

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Ones To Know| Hubert De Givenchy

Born to an aristocratic family, nobody knew Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin De Givenchy would grow up to be the legendary haute couturier he became. Designing the personal and professional wardrobes of Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy Onassis. 

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Fashion News| RIP Pierre Cardin

Known for his avant-garde style and futuristic designs, the world mourns the illustrious Pierre Cardin.

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Fashion news| Oscar De La Renta passes away aged 82

Óscar Arístides Renta Fiallo (22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014), known professionally as Oscar de la Renta, was a Dominican fashion designer. Born in Santo Domingo, he was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo; he became internationally known in the 1960s as one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy. An award-winning designer, he worked for Lanvin and Balmain.

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Fashion news| Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski appointed as new creative director at Hermes

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Since the departure of Christophe Lemaire, the rumours have been swirling on who will fill the shoes of such a formidable designer. I guess Nadege Vanhee-Cybulski is the one. Continue reading

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