Top Fashion Schools in France: A Battle for Innovation
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However, through the introduction of an optional fourth year at the EDLCS from 2016, IFM will have the ability to recruit students that have, up until this point, been limited to vocational certificates. "I think it is important that students
The Top 50 Global Fashion Schools in 2016 This July, a new strategic alliance was announced between two French schools — École de la Chambre Syndicale, which specialises in creative and technical expertise, and IFM, known for its focus on management and luxury.
"The mix of vocational skills and academic culture is something which...
Haute Couture: Guo Pei Fall Winter 2016/2017
This was a historical show as Guo Pei is the first Chinese designer recognized by the Chambre Syndicale in Haute Couture. She was also named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people. Her gowns in the Met Gala exhibit, China Through the Looking Glass (one of the few by an actual...
Fashion Cities Africa gives a snapshot of four cities on a varied, rich continent A second wave, Jennings explains, emerged in the 1980s and 1990s, with Zineb Joundy a graduate of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. A greater sense of artistic freedom and Casablanca's position that blends Arabic, European and indigenous cultures has resulted in some looks that may...
How Haute Couture Went International
'Haute couture' is a legally protected label; only the brands designated as haute couturiers by the Chambre Syndicale are entitled to show during Paris' haute couture weeks — and the group of companies that enjoy the status is reviewed annually.
In the past, the specifications were...
Ralph & Russo Spring 2015 Couture Collection The aesthetic of Ralph & Russo is something that anyone can appreciate, but at the same time, readily acknowledge as one that befits an endorsement by the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. A class act.
"Immortalised in Botticelli's Primavera and Poussin's Realm of Flora, the Goddess of...
Czech Designer Petra Ptáčková Weaves a Magical Realism
Currently based in Prague and Paris, Ptáčková studied at the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, where she discovered a passion for haute couture and its recherché techniques. With a hybrid style all her own, she's constantly traveling, forever on a quest to uncover...
ANDAM Fetes 2014 Winners on its 25th Anniversary Celebration
Thanks to her cutting-edge approach to creation, she was integrated into the official calendar of France's Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in 2011. In March 2013, she launched her first ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.
The First Collections Prize of 75,000 euros...
Kenta Matsushige: Clean, intellectual, minimalistic
Based in Japan, Matsushige graduated from the Chambre Syndicale De La Couture Parisienne .
" A work installed within a bucolic setting orin a small provincial town, will have more presence than lost in a city. My collection aims to be urban and modern whilst respecting hinabi, pastoral...
Iris Van Herpen: Finalist 2014 ANDAM Fashion Award
Thanks to her cutting-edge approach to creation, she integrated the official calendar of France's Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in 2011. In March 2013, she launched her first ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week
Iris Van Herpen is competing for the ANDAM Fashion...
Rad Hourani: Finalist 2014 ANDAM Fashion Award In January 2013, he became the first invited member by La Chambre Syndicale de La Haute Couture in Paris to design and show a Unisex Haute Couture collection in fashion history.
Rad Hourani is competing for the ANDAM Fashion Award with a purse of €250K (US$342K). The winner will be elected...
Gauchère: Finalist 2014 ANDAM First Collections Prize
In 2009, she moved to Paris to receive a special qualification in Haute Couture at Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne. She opened her studio in 2011 and presented the first GAUCHERE collection in October 2012 in Paris.
Gauchère competes for the ANDAM First Collections Prize of...
A Love-ly Retrospective of 80s Fashion Great Patrick Kelly at the Philadelphia Museum of ArtAmerican to be voted into the Chambre Syndicale du Prêt-à-Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode, the French fashion industry association and standards organization.
...black designer accepted into the Chambre Syndicale.
...to mix the exquisite Grecian draping of Madame Grès with...
Ask Alexandra: April 2014 Inbox
I'm graduating (tomorrow!) and am really tempted to apply to the Chambre Syndicale for their advanced pattern making course. I do speak french... my parents snuck me into a Francophone program in kindergarten, and after 13 years of it I'd definitely say I was fluent. WAS! I...
White Wash Style Bubble Ingrid initially researched the works of American fashion designer Patrick Kelly, the first person of colour to be admitted as a designer member of the Chambre Syndicale in Paris in 1988. That sent me on a Google spiral to find out about Kelly's work, which was on the surface a...
#2509 The Clashing Continues: Pitti Uomo, Milan, and Paris Have Aligned Menswear Show Schedules, Will London Play Ball?
According to the release, an agreement has been reached between Pitti Uomo, the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana which runs Milan Fashion Week and the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine which runs Paris Fashion Week to align show schedules to avoid future clashes in the winter season...
THE SPRING 2014 COUTURE REPORT these collections protect an aspect of fashion history, as protected by the chambre syndicale de la haute couture. headquartered at 100 rue du faubourg saint honoré, in paris since 1935, the association dates back as far as 1868. made up of couturiers and designers of womenswear, the chambre...
Sneakers on the Spring 2014 Haute Couture Runway & Other Good News
Another sign the old is out and the relevant in was Bouchra Jarrar (above, far right) finally being accepted by the Chambre Syndicale as an official member of the Haute Couture, just like her sartorial sisters Chanel, Schiaparelli, Vionnet and Madame Grès. Women like Jarrar understand how...
Worn Through " Parisian Insights: Paris Haute Couture Haute Couture is furthermore a protected certification given by La Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture created by Worth himself in 1868.
The display also tells the story of fashion and styles and we move on to Paul Poiret's high-waisted and corset-free oriental garments that introduce the...
Style Bubble: Fan Girled Sul Gi is 22 years old, originally from Korea and speaks more French than English (my broken French + her broken English = LOL), and is currently about to start a fashion design course at the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture (she told a little white lie in Disneyland about studying...