" via The Fashion Guard As brands continue to court the growing fashion consumer base in Asia, Louis Vuitton hires its first Asian "face." Unlike other retail sectors around the world, the luxury boom in the east has been fueled by the purchase of men's bags. Accordingly, LV's historic...

This year CFDA is making waves by issuing a number of guidelines for fashion houses to follow, which will encourage healthy eating habits for models and create work limits for models under 16. None of the guidelines are earth-shatteringly new, but it's interesting to see a designers' council...

Then while the US, followed by Europe, hit financial meltdown in 2008, Brazil was still sitting pretty on economic growth. Suddenly, all eyes (and not just those in fashion) were on a country that, until then, had been largely synonymous with football, bikinis and samba." via...

0 Awards celebrate the most innovative fashion brands who embraced online technology and social media in the past year. Presented by the Style Coalition and sponsored by TheFind, the awards are nominated by thousands of industry peers to recognize fashion brands for their outstanding...

And in a Tom Ford-esque move the small crowd of media invited to presentation on Tuesday were ask to give up their phones and cameras. And also like Tom Ford, photos leaked anyway. For Zoe, however, they leaked in an extremely blatant and well-lit manner. Thanks, @harpersbazaarus Scott...

" via Fashionista BoF's Best Stories of 2010 : "In January, we will celebrate our 4th birthday, having seen BoF grow from a passion project created from the sofa in my living room to a growing global community of like-minded fashion professionals that is BoF today." via Business of...

Sci-Fi Fashion exhibit will display some wild style combos: "In March, the principal creators of the ‘Say Goodbye' dresses, scientist Tony Ryan and designer and artist Helen Storey, will reveal the first examples of Catalytic Clothing as part of an exhibition in Newcastle (at an...

Also, he said, he makes more than $100,000 per year." - via The Cut Phoebe Philo won designer of the year at the British Fashion Awards: "Philo led a "ladies'night" charge in one of the strongest female showings since the British Fashion Awards were established in 1974." - via Telegraph...

" via The Cut Vogue's Fashion Fund is expanding to China : "Which explains what Wintour was doing there last month. There are already Fashion Funds set up in the UK (in partnership with the BFA) and a few other European countries." via Fashionista FBI Raids Fashion Photo Leaker : "Asked...

This Wednesday we focus on the the fashion weeks less traveled . Despite what you see on most MSM, fashion week isn't exclusive to the big four cities of New York, London, Milan, and Paris. In fact, when you're looking for some of the best emerging designers in the world, you should look to...

 

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