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metallic designs: New York Fashion Week set to shine with metallic and floral designs

By Alicia Powell

NEW YORK, – New York Fashion Week kicks off on Friday, with innovative metallics and fresh florals expected on the catwalks, and designers seeking to find new ways to integrate the city into the star-studded event.

“We’re using New York City as our footprint,” said executive vice president of marketing at WME Fashion Kim Fasting Berg.

Venues will be the Starrett-Lehigh building in West Chelsea, the High Line Nine gallery, also in Chelsea, and 21 Greene in Soho.

The Greene Street space will host NYFW Backstage to give fashion fans a chance to learn what happens behind the scenes – what the promoters call “the grind behind the glamour.”

The space will also host auditions for aspiring models, designer talks, and industry panels, including one on size inclusivity. The week is considered the premiere event for American designers, where they can debut their latest collections and

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Fashion in AI era – The Standard Entertainment

 Augmented Reality Shopping with Garment Visualization Simulation Technologies. [istockphoto]

“The future of fashion is not about technology replacing designers, but about how designers can use technology to create new forms of beauty,” Amber Jae Slooten, Cofounder of The Fabricant.

For quite some time, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has played a pivotal role, extending its hand in tasks that were traditionally reserved for human expertise. AI, capable of decision-making, problem-solving, and reasoning, boasts brilliance with its own set of pros and cons.

In the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry, AI has been warmly embraced, fueling creativity in unprecedented ways. Tommy Hilfiger, the visionary American Fashion Designer and Founder of Tommy Hilfiger Cooperation, has ventured into the realm of technology through Hilfiger Ventures. His brainchild, FashionVerse, is a free-to-play game designed to captivate the older Gen Z and millennial fashion consumers.

FashionVerse unfolds as a standalone app where players curate and style

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The 15 top men’s fashion trends for spring-summer 2023

While winter was feel-good and comforting, next summer will be hot and nostalgic.

How will men dress for spring-summer 2023?

This season more than ever, men are encouraged to uninhibit themselves through formidable pieces like jockstraps, micro-skirts, and crop tops. On the other hand, the madness that exists around the 2000s and the MTV generation is part of the overflowing creativity of designers. Look back in pictures on the fashion trends that will make the men’s spring-summer 2023 including: biker influences, full denim looks, western accents, cargo pants, and floral prints.

15 fashion trends to know for Fall-Winter 2022-2023

Soft sensuality

The summer of 2023 is all about uninhibition for designers who create new forms of clothing where sexy appeal reigns supreme. Explore the jockstraps worn with a skirt, cropped blazer jackets, and BDSM references.

Biker

Spotted on Bella Hadid and Elsa Hosk, the biker trend is making a

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Africa’s coolest fashion designers will soon have their clothes in a s

When you visit a chic shopping area–say, the Meatpacking District in New York or the Champs Élysée in Paris–you’ll find the best-known luxury brands of our time, from Chanel to Tory Burch. The vast majority were founded by white designers, with a distinctly Western point of view.

Amira Rasool [Photo: The Folklore]

Amira Rasool thinks this is a problem; she’s on a mission to help African designers to take their place among their American and European counterparts. Four years ago, she launched The Folklore, a marketplace that curates top African designers, like Ahluwalia or Thebe Magugu. But on September 7th, the company is expanding beyond single item sales, and will soon be unveiling a new platform called The Folklore Connect that makes it easy for retailers to place bulk orders from these designers to get their clothes in front of new customers.

Rasool grew up loving fashion

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