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British sustainable fashion Beaumont Organic Latest Sale Week 14052018

This week, Latest Sale covers Fashion for the Business Directory with a focus on British sustainable fashion, Beaumont Organic. Affordable and luxurious garments for casual wear are crafted from the softest organic cotton. Designed by Hannah Beaumont, the organic fashion brand Beaumont Organic derives from the designer’s personal desire to consider the effects that cotton has on local environments. This desire extends to the creation of environmentally friendly garments that are also produced fairly in the local economy.   Product sourcing Product sourcing and manufacturing location is the key to the Beaumont Organic collection that is manufactured in the north of Portugal near Porto. Creating a steady workflow of production in Europe is at the heart of this British brand Beaumont Organic’s ethos in a…

Is sustainable fashion a niche proposition? Latest Sale Week 19032018

This week Latest Sale covers sustainable fashion for the Business Directory and addresses the question, is sustainable fashion a niche proposition? Eco fashion or sustainable fashion as it is so-called considers the environmental impact of humans in the production of fashion garments. Increasingly, the idea behind supporting sustainability and addressing environmental concerns has entered regular dialogue in the fashion industry, assisting the notion that this niche proposition is becoming more and more mainstream. Fast fashion brands are known to have created the unhealthy throwaway culture, through the manufacture of mass-produced garments that are deemed to be overly affordable. This factor alone presents problems that are sometimes at the detriment of local workforces and the environment. For this reason, more and more consumers have become socially…

Fashion Trends, Bold Pantone colours, Latest Sale Week 22012018

This week Latest Sale covers Fashion Trends for the Business Directory with a focus on bold pantone colours. For both Spring/ Summer and Autumn/Winter 2018, bold pantone colours can bring a striking balance between simplistic outfits and those that are more elaborate. Emerald green or jade, teal, indigo, cobalt blue, coral red or canary bright yellow, fashion designers can mix bold colours with equally bold designs, by using the rich printing pantone colours applied to fashion. Pantone solid colours are available in 1,867 sot shades with the vibrant purple pantone colour PANTONE 18-3838 ultra violet said to be the official pantone colour of 2018. The versatility of pantone colours enables even the most simplest of designs to stand out in the crowd. A simple vest…

Ethical Fashion, 18th Century Copper Gown, Latest Sale Week 30102017

18th Century Fashion highlights are brought to life in the Latest Sale Business Directory covering luxury Fashion. As the year comes to a close we celebrate eco warriors in Fashion whose designs and concepts stand the test of time. Social impact fashion endures through time with leading designers and fashion students alike taking the sustainable fashion topic to new heights. Fashion trends that endure include the Emma Whiteside automated radiator copper 18th Century gown inspired by Queen Adelaide. The 2009 Wearable Art show displayed the essence of 18th Century Fashion in all its glory and to date no other garment has had such an impact. The Latest Sale list of favourite 18th Century fashion gems with a focus on sustainability includes this beautiful masterpiece. Emma…

Wear the right colour for fashion events, Latest Sale Week 04092017

This week Latest Sale covers Fashion for the luxury Business Directory. We touch on whether there really is a perfect colour to wear for a fashion event. Does choosing the right colour depend on the season or the event? Or alternatively, should fashionistas consistently follow annual or seasonal trends in order to select the most appropriate colour for that special event? What is certain is that poignant colours have been highly impactful during various times of the social calendar and during specific seasons. There was a time when “amethyst” purple was the seasonal colour to look out for and to be in the know was to wear this colour. However the disadvantage of following such fashion trends is it risks being viewed as a fashionista…

Men’s New York Fashion Week 2017, Latest Sale Week 10072017

This week, Latest Sale covers the Men’s New York Fashion Week 2017 as part of the Latest Sale, Fashion Business Directory. New York’s official Men’s Fashion week starts July 10th 2017 through to July 13th 2017 with showcase designers as varied as Kenneth Ning, Perry Ellis, Daniel Hechter and Carlos Campos. Kenneth Ning’s wearable menswear designs are bold and edgy with streamlined tailoring at the essence of each design. The current AW2017 menswear collection includes the limited edition cuffin season men’s socks available in black and yellow, as well as the Payback and cutoff casual shirts. Perry Ellis promotes his line at the Men’s New York Fashion Week 2017 as menswear for the modern man. His collection includes undergarments including the Cool motion performance protection…

How to become a Fashion Designer, Latest Sale Week 15052017

This week Latest Sale covers Fashion Designer insights for the luxury Fashion Business Directory. We cover a topic often asked by many fashion aficionados; how easy is it to become a fashion designer? Is talent alone sufficient? Becoming a fashion designer requires dedication, wide skills and sheer determination. A key factor often overlooked however is the ability to raise funds for this demanding discipline. Talent is a good starting point but many other factors can lead to the success or failure of a fashion designer in the making. In this blog post we cover two criteria that we consider fundamental to the success of a fashion designer; funding and natural artistry/ talent. Finance Fundraising is the key to a fashion designer’s success, whether funding is…

Graduate Fashion Week 2016, was it worth it? Latest Sale Week 26092016

This week, Latest Sale starts the first in a series of three articles covering Graduate Fashion Week 2016 for the Latest Sale, Fashion, Business Directory. Was it all worth it? It certainly was! We were happy to receive our Industry invitation to attend this event and did so with no preconceived ideas or huge expectations. The GFW team’s advertising promised that this event would be “The next big thing in fashion” and the “World’s largest showcase of fashion graduates.” Inaugurated on Sunday 5th June 2016 and showcasing fashion talent in the UK until Wednesday 8th June 2016, industry insiders and fashionistas were treated to a feast of designer trends for the season that are sure to rival any catwalk show. Graduate fashion designers from all…

Celebration of Chinese Fashion the Met NYC, Latest Sale Week 24082015

In preparation for Fashion Week 2015 in New York, Milan, London and Paris the Latest Sale, Business Directory team focuses on Fashion this week. We touch on artistic couture at cultural institutions. The Costume Institute exhibition in celebration of China: Through the Looking Glass showcases Chinese art and fashion and their influence on designers from the West. The exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York inaugurated on 4th May 2015 and will continue up until 7th September 2015. So far according to data from artnewspaper.com, over 358,381 visitors have enjoyed the China: Looking through the Glass exhibition to date. Photography by Julia Halperin demonstrates the elegance of Chinese couture with a symbolic Guo Pei, Evening Gown, Evening Gown, Magnificent Gold from the Spring/Summer 2007…

Latest Sale Fashion Lab, Biba Gold Skirt, Gold plated jewellery sets

The golden Latest Sale Summer find of the month is the gold Biba Jacquard And Ponti Skirt discovered at House of Fraser for the original price of £69.00. Match with Bijoux Oui Gold plated jewellery sets. We suggest the Bijoux Oui, gold plated oval necklace and earring set with clear crystals priced for just £75.00. Bijoux Oui gold plated jewellery sets are nickel and lead compliant for sensitive ears so you can accessorize for less than £400.00 and be comforted in the knowledge that you can truly shine with a limited edition, gold Biba skirt and fabulous Bijoux Oui gold plated jewellery sets to match. Fashion image courtesy of houseoffraser.co.uk    

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