Times Fashion Journalists Reflect on Returning to the Runway

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. The pandemic shook the fashion industry to its core. Stores closed, manufacturing slowed or stopped, companies filed for bankruptcy, and the shows — the grand, crowded celebration of the designs — shifted to virtual moments. … Read more

Rent the Runway Is Bouncing Back

Ms. Hyman said the valuation dip did not mean anything. The company needed money to ensure it was prepared for any scenario, she said, pointing out that nobody knew when the pandemic would abate. Of all the changes Rent the Runway made to its business last year, the biggest was the shift from its unlimited … Read more

Posh Gvasalia Lanvin is Crowned as the Winner of Slay The Runway II

By FASHION Staff Date July 30, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Tonight, FASHION held its virtual runway competition Slay The Runway II, a co-production with Karim Olen Ash and XPOSED and presented in association with Tide and Jean Paul Gaultier, in support of The 519. Moderated by Twysted Miyake-Mugler, the judges – Tamar Miyake-Mugler, supermodel and Canada’s Drag … Read more

Let’s Never Go Back to the Runway

In the spring, designers announced new approaches to fashion week that seemed to add up to a chaotic, decentralized, impossible-to-follow system. But in practice, the new digitalized way of conceptual videos and runway live streams that’s emerged in the last five months is actually proving to be much more consumer oriented and possibly more creative … Read more

Jacquemus to Hold Physical Runway Show for Spring 2021 Collection

Photo by Arnold Jerocki/WireImageHere’s what we know about the show so far. By Maddison Glendinning Date July 9, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus joins the short list of designers forging ahead with in person shows in the coming weeks and months, it has been revealed today. Taking to Instagram to announce his … Read more

Burberry Will Stage a Runway Show for Spring 2021, Sans Audience

Photo by Gareth Cattermole/BFC/Getty Images for BFCThe announcement is the second from a luxury brand today regarding in-person shows. By Maddison Glendinning Date June 22, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Following the news that Dior is to push ahead with its plan to host a live runway show in Italy next month to unveil its Cruise 2021 … Read more

Fashion Art Toronto is Hosting a Virtual Runway Show This Summer

Image courtesy L’Uomo StranoThe summer runway series begins on June 22 with Mic Carter, the genderqueer designer behind Toronto’s gender-nonconforming brand L’Uomo Strano. By Pahull Bains Date June 19, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter 2020 marks the 15-year anniversary of Fashion Art Toronto, the city’s largest annual multi-arts fashion festival, which draws thousands of guests every spring … Read more