Ferrari expands into fashion for the first time

Photo credit: Filippo Fior

Ferrari is making a move into the fashion industry. The luxury car company, which is planning to diversify its business as part of a new strategy, this weekend presented its first fashion collection via a show in the brand’s hometown of Maranello in Italy.

The collection comprised of 52 looks and was made up of both menswear and womenswear, although much of the collection was classed as unisex.

Photo credit: Filippo Fior

Photo credit: Filippo Fior

It was designed by Rocco Iannone – a man who has previously worked at a number of fashion giants, including Giorgio Armani and Dolce

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First lady Jacqueline Kennedy donned one of Halston’s iconic pillbox hats on Inauguration Day in 1961 | Bettmann/Getty Images

Walk into any department store, and you’ll get a sense of the powerful brands built by high-end American designers: Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan. They created veritable fashion empires by leveraging their names to create lower-priced lines and sign profitable licensing agreements.

But before them all, there was Roy Halston Frowick — better known by the singular appellation Halston.

The subject of an eponymous Netflix miniseries starring Ewan McGregor, Halston became one of the earliest American designers to

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90s fashion: Angelina Jolie’s red carpet style and iconic outfits

Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage, by Sylvain Gaboury/FilmMagic and by Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

A-list actresses like Angelina Jolie only come around once in a generation. Since making her Hollywood breakthrough with Girl, Interrupted in 2000, Angie has become not only a bonafide movie star but an international icon. As her career — and personal life — has shifted track across three decades, so has the actress’ sartorial inclinations. From Hackers-era cyber attire and Lara Croft biker chic to Hollywood mom glam and Brangelina ballgowns, Angie has gone from 90s goth to 00s glam and beyond. “I

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Choosing truth over woke fashion

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Dr Paul McHugh – a rare example of professional medical courage. Photo:

One of the adornments of American Catholicism turned 90 on 21 May: Dr. Paul McHugh, longtime head of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins and a healer after the heart of the Divine Physician.

Few scientists have made greater contributions to unravelling the mysteries of our complex inner lives than Paul McHugh; few men of such eminence have suffered such calumnies from critics who haven’t one-fifth of his intellectual wattage or one-tenth of his moral courage.

He has been a sign of contradiction for much

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Celebrate Black Culture with Art, Music & Fashion at Durag Fest

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (News Release) – Durag Fest, an annual Juneteenth festival celebrating Black culture with art, music, fashion and community, returns on Saturday, June 19, 2021 with aid from the Blumenthal Theater, Foundation of the Carolinas and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority.

This year, the festival’s fourth installment will be bigger than ever as the organizers launch a new Durag Fest app, meant to highlight Black creatives and to ensure easy accessibility.

Durag Fest Co-Founder, Dammit Wesley, stressed how important it is for Black creatives to be celebrated with this year’s design motif, “Flowers.” He said, “With the advent

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Global demand for Chinese made fashion soars

Global demand for Chinese-made clothing surged in the first four months of the year, with a total valuation of 44.41 billion dollars exported. The data was shared by the General Administration of Customs of China, which said demand was up 51.7 percent over the same period last year.

Exports surged to 44 billion dollars

From January to April, China’s export of textile yarns, fabrics and related products totaled over 43.96 billion dollars, an increase of 18 percent year-on-year.

“While major Western consumer economies emerge from the pandemic ready to spend on fashion and related categories,” wrote the Business of Fashion,

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