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#News: February

>> Tom Ford Cancels NYFW Presentations Tom Ford has flouted the traditional fashion calendar (conventionally showing collections four months before their release) by cancelling his planned presentations at NYFW. “Our customers today want a collection that is immediately available. Fashion shows and the traditional fashion calendar, as we know them, no longer work in the way that they once did,” Ford said in a statement released this month. Instead, his AW16 collection will be delayed until September, where it will be instantly available for purchase. >> Cavalli Settles Court Cases Roberto Cavalli has settled two plagiarism lawsuits out of court. One involved the MTO Shahmaghsoudi School, who claimed a tattoo in Cavalli’s Just Gold fragrance campaign resembled a sacred emblem which represents the school’s beliefs. The second lawsuit came after Californian graffiti artists Revok, Reyes and Steel claimed designs from the Just Cavalli label were taken from one of their murals in San Francisco. Details were not disclosed, however both parties agreed to dismiss their cases. >> Gucci’s AW16 ‘Graffitied’ by GucciGhost Graffiti inspired-designs have …

“Milan: Breakfast at Prada, Lunch at Armani, Dinner at Gucci” by Margot Noel

Whenever someone says Italian Fashion’s better than French Fashion, it raises my hackles. First of all, no one has to win. There’s room for everyone. And secondly, let’s be honest, if someone has to win, it must be Paris. That said, I actually went to Milan last weekend and, although I come from Paris, and was naturally drawn to comparing everything, I liked it a lot. I might even have said I could see myself living there. Maybe I said this four times. Maybe I had been drinking too much wine. Don’t listen to me. In general, I thought both cities where quite similar. Beautiful cathedrals, cute guys, and stylish girls – it’s hard not to ask them where they got their bag. And their dress. And their hair. And their face actually. And, will you marry me? But something’s different about Milan. Something’s better. They achieved something we really fail at: mixing the two coolest things in the world – food and fashion – to create the ultimate dream: couture bakeries, cafes, hotels and restaurants. …