FFD's Fashion News Roundup

This week we've been talking about Harvey Weinstein, we are asking if hair extensions are truly safe, and we've explored the phenomenon of fetish fashion. But what have we been reading about? Here are the top fashion headlines from around the web!

Phoebe Philo Is leaving Céline

  • Sources say Phoebe Philo, the designer who reinvented Céline and created fashion-crowd-favorite bags and shoes, will soon be leaving the French brand. Business of Fashion reports that the brand’s parent company, LVMH, is interviewing candidates to take over her position, according to industry sources.


  • Seth Aaron launches 3D printed shoe collection

  • Seth Aaron, two-time winner of Lifetime’s Emmy award-winning TV show, Project Runway, has introduced a line of 3D printed designer shoes. Teaming up with 3D printing footwear company, Feetz, the collection launched at fashion and technology event, FashioNXT, in Portland on Friday, October 13th. The concept is all about enabling custom-fit designs for consumers.


  • Influencers don't want to disclose sponsored content

  • Bloglovin, a New York-based blog connecting platform, brought together the individual influencers behind The 12ish Style, Scout Sixteen and Hummingbird High, for a discussion on marketing this week. This included a discussion of the Federal Trade Commission’s disclosure guidelines, which require – among other things – that posts that result from a material connection between a brand and an influencer must contain clear and conspicuous language alerting viewers to this connection.


  • Tommy Hilfiger launches clothing for adults with disabilities

  • After releasing multiple adaptive clothing collections for children last year, the brand is adding a range for adults: 37 men’s and 34 women’s styles with modifications like Velcro closures, magnetic flies, and adjusted leg openings to make it easier for people of all abilities to get dressed. From the photos we’ve seen, the line is typically Tommy in its dedication to denim, stripes, and a navy, red, and white color palette.


  • Zalando unveils beauty plans

  • The etailer also revealed plans to enter the beauty market for the first time in spring next year. Zalando will first introduce cosmetics, fragrances and skincare in its domestic German market, before ramping up and launching into international markets. It will open a beauty concept store in Berlin, which will be used to host events, product launches and offer tutorials. It remained tight lipped on which beauty brands the website and store will offer, saying it was still in negotiations.


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    Ruth MacGilp, 20, UK. Fashion Communication Student and Fashion Blogger.
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