Back in April, Style.com/Arabia and the Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) launched a search for the Middle East’s next great womenswear design star in partnership with Farfetch. After sorting through 200 applications by designers from 15 countries across the Arab world, the selection committee (made up of industry experts like Style.com/Arabia CEO and publisher Shashi Menon, Style.com’s Tim Blanks, designer Zuhair Murad, and more) narrowed it down to 10 finalists, announced today.
After leaving his post as creative director for Emilio Pucci, it was rumored that Dundas may have gotten an offer from another fashion house. And it seems as if the rumors are correct. It was announced eariler in the week that Peter Dundas will be taking the reigns over at Roberto Cavalli. Dundas started designing at Pucci in 2008. However, he served as head designer for Cavalli from 2002-2005. “This is a homecoming for me. It is an honour for me to continue to evolve the wonderful world of Roberto Cavalli and I am very excited by the possibilities and potential of this unique brand. I cannot wait to get started,” he told fashionone.com. His first collection back with Cavalli will be held in September 2015 for the Spring/Summer 2016 season.
Afternoon Fusionista’s! Fashion month has been a whirlwind but there are still show’s to be seen. Down in the “Big Easy”, the Southern Coalition of Fashion Design in New Orleans still has some surprises in store for us! Shows by famed celebrity eyewear designer Stevie Boi, K. Frame, and The Wildlife Reserve are just a few of the highlights for the next week. If you are in the New Orleans area, here is the schedule of events, we hope to see you there!
The back-lighting of the runway was dimmed to red before the Georgine’s 2015 A/W Collection hit the runway. The color reflected the tone of the show, red-hot. The the rock music that played in the background was a perfect accompaniment to the curly Afro’d seventies inspired collection. Metallic platform shoes, floor length silk dresses, and shearling bomber jackets took the stage but the show stoppers were the beautiful bright furs. Purple, blue, mustard yellow, and lime green furs were the highlight of the finale for many. Georgine’s mission to create “beautiful chic clothing that every woman will feel great about wearing” was completed, beautiful, sassy, and elegant, her collection gave us the effortless glamour we love to see on a woman.
Below are a few pictures from the A/W 15′ Georgine show.
To watch the full fashion show and see more from Georgine visit http://www.georgine.com/
The 20th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards was held at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles California on January 15, 2015. The show was hosted by former NFL star and tv talk show host Michael Strahan. Boyhood’ is Critics’ Choice for Best Picture, which won four awards. Actor Ethan Hawke with the Best Picture award, director Richard Linklater won for best director, actor Ellar Coltrane with the Best Young Actor/Actress award and actress Patricia Arquette with the Best Supporting Actress award for the film.
The 72nd Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2014, was broadcast live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on January 11, 2015, by NBC. The award show was hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler for the third consecutive and final time.
There were many films with multiple nominations, with the top films being Birdman with seven nominations. Boyhood and The Imitation Game were both nominated with five. Gone Girl, Selma, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Theory of Everything were each given four nominations as well. In the end it was Boyhood with three golden globes. Birdman and The Theory of Everything walking away with two of the globes each.