• Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2019

    5 monthes ago - By WWD

    After skipping last season, designer Bibhu Mohapatra is back on the runway for New York Fashion Week with some celebrating to do. This year marks his 10th year in business, and after a break to restructure the business - sales are now out of Paris with some design and embellishment coming from India - he is looking forward by taking stock of where he has come from.
    “It's really about paying homage to all the women in my life,” he said backstage before his show. He also spoke of a trip to Northern Ireland as an inspiration, but it was something more personal and reflective that really...
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  • 3.1 Phillip Lim RTW Fall 2019

    5 monthes ago - By WWD

    It's a bit risky for a fashion designer to invoke Marie Kondo as inspiration. After all, the zeitgeist-y Japanese tidying expert advises avoiding anything that doesn't “spark joy,” which goes for what's already in your closet as well as what you might be considering buying and putting there.
    But Phillip Lim is up for the challenge. After nearly 15 years in business, he's in self-reflection mode. “My business partner, Wen, her kids are growing up; the news, the political situation, the challenges the industry is facing, we decided it was time to question ourselves,” he said before his fall...
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