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Fashion Insider: Beyond the Dreams

After Alessandro Michele was appointed Gucci’s Creative Director, the brand has been on the rise, and the Resort 2018 Collection does not disappoint. Inspired by nature and Italian culture, this is yet another gorgeous collection to watch. STORY TAWAN KONKAEW PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF BRANDS Born with a truly Italian spirit, Alessandro Michele grew up in Rome. Upon graduating from the Accademia di Costume e di Moda in Rome, where he fully immersed himself in his country’s glory, Alessandro got his break for Fendi as an accessories designer before moving to Gucci in 2002. In 2006, he was named Leather Goods Design Director, the department which was the company’s main earner. In 2014, he was in the spotlight after becoming Gucci’s Creative Director. His lavish and artistic design turned the brand’s image around and brought success to Gucci in terms of both sale and press. The positive feedback has led him to continue exploring new territories that…
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February 26, 2018
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Fashion Insider: Delightful Women

Italian fashion house Prada’s first fashion show dedicated to its cruise collection offers a glimpse into contrasting ideas and extreme sides of femininity, resulting in a collection that everyone admires. STORY TAWAN KONKAEW PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF BRANDS The youngest granddaughter of Mario Prada, Miuccia Prada took over the family-owned luxury goods manufacturer in 1978. It was Miuccia who first dazzled the fashion world with a series of black nylon handbags and backpacks, a daring move in the luxury leather industry at the time. This move brought success and fame to the brand. In 1989, she unveiled Prada’s first ready-to-wear collection, and in 1992, she launched a new line of clothing called the Miu Miu Collection, named after Miuccia herself. In 1995, she launched her first menswear line. Today, the Prada empire has everything for fashion lovers -- menswear, womenswear, leather goods, shoes, travel bags, eyewear, timepieces, fragrances, and even phone cases.…
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February 26, 2018