Vegan Fashion Week Is Coming to L.A.—And It’s About a Lot More Than Eco Leather and Faux Fur

Vegan Fashion Week Is Coming to L.A.—And It’s About a Lot More Than Eco Leather and Faux Fur

Vegan designers like Stella McCartney (whose Fall 2018 show is pictured here) are exploring mushroom leather, cruelty-free silk, and other high-tech vegan fabrications. In the alphabet soup of Fashion Week abbreviations—NYFW, LFW, MFW, PFW, et al. —Emmanuelle Rienda is adding another: VFW. She’s organizing the first-ever Vegan Fashion Week in Los Angeles on February 1, just a few days before the Fall 2019 shows officially kick off in New York. At first blush, a Fashion Week organized around veganism admittedly sounds a little, well . . . intense. Even Rienda concedes that…

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From shiny leather to flying fur: 6 big fashion takeaways from Paris Fashion Week

From shiny leather to flying fur: 6 big fashion takeaways from Paris Fashion Week

A creation of Indian designer Manish Arora on display during Fashion Week in Paris on Thursday. (Reuters) As the Paris Fashion Week autumn-winter shows reach their conclusion, we look at the biggest womenswear trends so far on the catwalk: Mad hatters A model presents a creation by French designer Johanna Senyk as part of her Fall/Winter 2017-2018 women’s ready-to-wear collection for the label Wanda Nylon during Fashion Week in Paris. (Reuters) Paris has fallen head over heels for hats. This week has seen an unprecedented sprouting of headwear on the…

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