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Milan Fashion Week: Trends Are Out, Meta References Are In

The larger-than-life spirit of Milan has always been enough to prevent jaded editors from falling into a mid-fashion month slump, but for S/S’18 you’d be hard-pressed to pick out the seasonal cluster of trends to knot together the Italian city’s eclectic brands. Instead, one of the few commonality to be drawn between the headline shows (Gucci, Dolce, Versace et al) was that each brand seemed intent upon exaggerating, riffing upon and endlessly referencing their particular fashion DNA over any...

Eleven New London Fashion Designers To Watch

London's semi-annual fashion week is an excellent hunting ground for brilliant new designers. This month's Spring/Summer 2018 presentations highlighted new talents who've emerged in the last couple of years.Credit: Andfotography.comRoberta Einer SS18 collection shown at London Fashion Week, September 2017Womenswear designer Roberta Einer launched her eponymous label in September 2015. The Tallinn, Estonia native worked as an assistant designer at Balmain following fashion college. For her...

Middle East Eyewear Market to Exceed US $5.86 Bn in 2023

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/26/2017 -- The TMR report predicts the Middle East eyewear market to rise at a CAGR of 8.8% between 2015 and 2023. At this estimate, the market is prognosticated to reach a valuation of US$5.86 bn in 2023, from US$2.75 bn in 2014. The contact lenses segment is anticipated to expand at a 9.6% CAGR up to 2023, due to the growing popularity and higher lifestyle quotient.In the luxury segment, Luxottica S.p.A, Ray-Ban, Oakley and Prada are reported to revel in the...