Cork model Clara McSweeney leads the pack at New York Bridal Fashion Week
A fresh-faced Irish model was the talk New York's Bridal Market this weekend as she led the fashion pack in the most stylish wedding dresses from boho brides' favourite Jenny Packham.
Clara McSweeney, from Macroom in Cork, was discovered by Irish agency Andrea Roche during a "modelling bootcamp" event and at just 15 years old moved to the Big Apple to try her hand in one of the world's most notoriously…Continue
Shea Moisture Is the Latest Company Facing Backlash for an Ad
Pepsi and United Airlines have company in the dog house.
Shea Moisture, a hair and skin care company founded in Harlem in 1991 for black women's needs, is facing backlash after releasing its newest ad depicting three women — a black woman, and two white women, one blonde and one redhead — talking about embracing their "natural" hair.
In the 60-second ad, the black woman talks about being bullied as a child for…Continue
The #GirlBoss Netflix series hits small screens on riday, chronicling the rise of e-commerce fast fashion retailer, Nasty Gal. The Los Angeles based brand, which swiftly catapulted to success after getting its start as an eBay-only vintage shop, has become well known – since its launch in 2008 – for its stocking of line-for-line knockoffs of runway designs and indie designers’ creations. Hardly shocking, this is the business model for fast fashion retailers. Nasty Gal has, however, taken it…Continue
A group of whey-faced teenage models are assembled at the Regional Centre of Youth Culture in Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian territory on the Baltic Sea. They are there for a fashion show, as are around 150 editors and buyers — most standing, some sitting in the 40 beaten-up velvet-upholstered chairs provided — who have traveled from around the world to see the fall 2017 collection by 32-year-old men’s wear designer Gosha Rubchinskiy. The boys walk through a simple white curtain, sneakers…Continue