“The fashion system is very much in transition” says State of Fashion curator José Teunissen

There are 50 examples of sustainable fashion on show in the Netherlands for the inaugural State of Fashion exhibition, including textiles created from salvaged plastic bags and shoes made of fish skins. In a Dezeen exclusive, curator José Teunissen reveals her highlights. Currently on show at De Melkfabriek in Arnhem, State of Fashion 2018: Searching for the New Luxury explores … Read more “The fashion system is very much in transition” says State of Fashion curator José Teunissen

Amazon’s Echo Look fashion camera is now available to everyone in the US

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Amazon’s Echo Look camera, which analyzes your clothing style and makes fashionable recommendations through machine learning, can now be purchased by customers in the United States. Until now, the $200 device had been available only through invites. But if you want to buy the so-called “style assistant” camera (which also has … Read more Amazon’s Echo Look fashion camera is now available to everyone in the US

Miss SA 2018: behind the seams of the Top 5’s designer gowns

Tamaryn Green, Miss SA 2018.  Image: Masi Losi Last night Tamaryn Green, a medical student from Paarl, was named Miss South Africa 2018. Wearing a bespoke Galluzzi e Gini gown with beaded embellishments, she shimmered like the silver crown she was about to don for the first time. This year, the Miss SA finalists were given … Read more Miss SA 2018: behind the seams of the Top 5’s designer gowns

A luxury smoking lounge and cigar shop has opened at the Ritz

Opulent: the art deco-style smoking lounge at the Ritz for cigar aficionados London has strengthened its claim to be the cigar capital of the world with the launch of an opulent shop and smoking lounge at one of its most famous hotels. Ritz London Cigars opened this week on the ground floor of the five-star Piccadilly landmark and will be … Read more A luxury smoking lounge and cigar shop has opened at the Ritz