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Iris Van Herpen

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Intro/Biography:   Born in 1984, Iris Van Herpen has transcended the boundaries of the Haute Couture world by blending tradition with cutting-edge technologies. Using aspects of nature as inspiration, Iris Van Herpen blends its beauty, mystery, and chaos in her designs.  Before opening her own atelier in 2007, Iris studied fashion design at ArtEZ Institute […]

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Queen Elizabeth’s legacy in the world of fashion – How Queen Elizabeth II’s style has influenced the 1900s

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Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, died a style icon influencing generations of fashion. During her 70-year reign she used her style to represent her history, her people and her country. Her Late Majesty’s looks were symbols for her status, and a sign for continuity and conservatorism. With her constant use of bold colors […]

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Greenwashing goes black listed

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The European Union’s introduction of The Green Deal in 2020 has been followed by the European Commission’s sharpened focus on the fashion industry. With the goal of cutting the region’s greenhouse emissions to net-zero by 2050, proving that economies can flourish without an increase in resource usage, Europe is determined to commit to a circular […]

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Bulk buyers vs exclusive brands

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Bulk buyers, who have been reselling designer bags at more than double their original price, have taken to through resale platforms such as Vestiaire Collective and TheRealReal. In response, luxury brands, including Chanel and Hermès, have strengthened their pushback against the resale market in an effort to retain their exclusivity.  According to Jefferies analysts, Chanel […]

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#LBSSguestwriters: War influence over fashion

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“War is an act of force to compel our enemy do our will”, this is how the famous Clausewitz defines war. It is the continuation of the policy with other means, as he later supplemented. It is an act which is distinguished from violence, in which the rules and authorities are elected and replaced by […]

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Next in Fashion: Luxury brands in the Metaverse

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Virtual fashion might sound like science fiction, but it has become an impending reality. As more and more of our lives are spent living in digital spaces on the Internet, the boundaries between what’s called real and what’s not are blurring. For fashion and beauty brands, the race to the metaverse has begun. You might […]

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Fashion Brand Collaborations

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What are Fashion Collaborations and Why is Everyone Doing It Right Now? Whether it is celebrity-based partnerships or the growing phenomenon of brand-to-brand bonds, collaborations have allowed industry figures to explore new aesthetics and bring together consumer bases. However, it is not easy to merge two house’s DNA and brand images. For this reason, not […]