Haute Couture AW17 Highlights

Frilled overlays, cinched-in waists and a rabbit hole of technicolour dominated the noticeably contemporary Haute Couture Week for autumn/winter17.

It’s easy to get captivated in the flurry of glorious gowns, spectacular street style and star-studded front rows. However, if you fall down the rabbit hole of tulle you might find you have missed yet another iconic fashion moment. Alas, all is not lost. Here, Fashion Forte rounds up the highlights that got the fashion industry talking this month.

Join us in our Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week AW17 roundup.
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Festival outfits: Your Guide to On-trend Outdoor Dressing

Festival season officially kicks off this weekend. Whether you’re a hard core camper who’s certainly not afraid of mud, a comfort lover who prefers resting their head on a hotel bed after all the fun, or someone who just wants to sing their head off to their favourite song, figuring out what to wear is always at the top of the agenda. Tick all the trend boxes with our handy edit of festival outfits that everyone is guaranteed to look great in…
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Swimming in Style: Best SS17 Swimwear Trends

If you’re one of the lucky so-and-so’s jetting off to beautiful sandy shores this season or planning on spending as much of the summer relaxin’ and maxin’ by the pool, then you’ll need to make sure your swimwear is up to scratch.

Whether you’re getting active on the beach, throwing it back to the 50s in a retro high-waisted swimsuit or saying it with your swimsuit, you need to make sure your gear is on-trend and summer ready.

Whatever your preferred style, we’ve listed the summer swimwear trends that will make you look your best this summer.

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The Met Gala 2017 – Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between

Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo is one of fashion’s most influential designers with Martin Margiela, Karl Lagerfeld and Helmut Lang all citing her as inspiration.

The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is dedicating its current exhibition, opening May 4, to Kawakubo (only the second living designer to have a solo display at the Met; The first being Yves Saint Laurent in 1983). ‘Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between’ showcases 140 womenswear pieces, spanning from the early 1980s, when she began showing in Paris, to her recent collection, and organised into nine aesthetic expressions.
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Don’t put your foot in it, prep your festival footwear now!

Headed to a festival this Summer? And not sure what to wear? Don’t worry we’re in panic mode too. I mean how can we not be when the English weather is being, well, um, well just English! One thing we can prepare for though in the run-up to this season’s kickoff is festival footwear. And boy, are there options! We’ve put together an edit that will amp up your welly game and have you donating those gladiators to your local Oxfam.

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