Goodbye Lincoln Center & Mario Schwab’s New Way
New York Fashion Week's New Venue
The bi-annual New York Fashion Week, held at Lincoln Center since 2010, is been forced to find a new location after a settlement was reached between the city and park advocates who had filed a lawsuit demanding the event leave its Upper West Side venue due to its encroachment on a small adjacent park, with trees damaged during the course of the events setup. Ian Fried the spokesmen for New York City’s Economic Development Corporation said that the city was actively engaged with event sponsor IMG to determine the new location and acknowledged the powerful economic impact the event generates every year for the city.
Marios Schwab’s Intimate Route
London based designer Marios Schwab has announced he will not be doing a catwalk show in London next year, instead pursuing the labels boutique roots through a series of intimate personal showings for the autumn/winter 2015 collection. Speaking about the decision, Marios Schwab revealed his desire to create more artisanal personal environments for his collections and that this method of showing would lead to a more personal dialogue between the pieces and the viewers.
DJ Calvin Harris for Emporio Armani
Currently the world's highest paid DJ, Scottish born Calvin Harris is set to be the face of Emporio Armani’s spring/summer 2015 campaign, shot by UK based photographer Boo George in Los Angeles. Giorgio Armani, speaking about the campaign, commented on how his is non-model roots led to a sincere and engaging bond with the viewing public.