FASHION

What’s New York fashion really about?
THE NEW YORK TIMES

The existential questions of American fashion – what is it? can it be defined? how does it relate to shifting American identity? – were thrust into the cultural conversation in September with the Metropolitan Museum’s fall Costume Institute show.


Alexander Wang returns to the runway
THE NEW YORK TIMES

Dozens of showgoers approached security personnel and black-clad staff with the same question: Would there be an after-party? But the answer, for one of the first times at a major Alexander Wang fashion show, was a resounding no.

Saying goodbye to the plain white wedding gown
THE NEW YORK TIMES

Elizabeth Arasevi had no intention to follow custom when it came to choosing a wedding dress. She was not keen to present as a “pure, delicate and demure bride in waiting.”

Weekend in Tweed | Spetses | April 15-17
WHAT'S ON

Doffing its cheese-cutter cap to vintage British fashion, the Poseidonion Grand Hotel on the Saronic island of Spetses is hosting a fun event to welcome the spring on April 15 to 17.


‘A first in the history of fashion’
THE NEW YORK TIMES

Milan Fashion Week ended with official confirmation of what may be the biggest trend in the fashion world right now — not fringe (though there was a lot of that) or bicep bracelets (ditto) or even bikini tops (still going strong), but rather power mash-ups.

Legacy of Greek antiquity meets Paris couture
IMAGES

The Dior fashion house presented on Thursday night the Cruise 2022 Collection at the iconic Kallimarmaro stadium in Athens, with creations inspired by Greek mythology and history, in a glamorous show that was broadcast live to millions of viewers around the world.


Acropolis fashion shoot reopens criteria debate
IMAGES

A recent decision by the Central Archaeological Council (KAS), the main guardian of Greece’s cultural heritage, to allow French luxury brand Christian Dior to use the Acropolis as the backdrop for an upcoming revival of its historic 1951 shoot at the ancient citadel, has sparked a fresh debate over the criteria involved in granting permission for such projects.

Dior gets final approval for use of Kallimarmaro Stadium
NEWS

The Central Council of Modern Monuments approved on Friday a request by French luxury fashion house Dior to use the Kallimarmaro Stadium for an event on June 17, during which the company will present its 2021 Cruise collection.



Fustanella: Greece’s festive garb
CULTURE

The bicentennial of the Greek Revolution is being marked with a plethora of exhibitions and events, some of which are also dedicated to the sartorial side of developments and the symbolism of traditional dress.

KAS greenlights use of Acropolis for Dior photo shoot
CULTURE

The national archaeological council (KAS), the main guardian of Greece’s cultural heritage, has greenlighted the use of several key sites, including the Acropolis, for an upcoming shoot by French luxury label Christian Dior.


A year later, so many adjustments in the dress industry
THE NEW YORK TIMES

Before Covid hit, Christine Callahan and Samantha Brody, founders of Ella & Oak, a company that focuses on bridal fashion for plus-size women, opened their first pop-up showroom on West 29th Street in Manhattan.

Vogue Global Conversations discuss present, future of fashion industry
CULTURE

The global fashion industry’s reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic has been swift and highly-pro-active. While companies are donating to pandemic causes, designers are switching production from garments to protective equipment for medical staff and fabric masks for civilians.