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Self Portrait launches Central Saint Martins Scholarship Programme

Self Portrait launches Central Saint Martins Scholarship Programme

Fashion, Lifestyle, Uncategorized
The scholarship aims to aid MA Fashion students financially, starting in November 2019. Founder and creative director of Self Portrait Han Chong has decided to thrown his support behind young talents by launching a five-year Scholarship Programme at Central Saint Martins. The fashion brand will offer financial backing to five students, one each year, from November 2019 until 2023. This support stems from Chong’s own experience as a Central Saint Martins alumni. He will offer his mentorship to the chosen students in addition to the financial backing. Chong told Business of Fashion: “I’ve been through a lot [and made] mistakes… it’s a tough industry and often you only have a few chances, I want to set up a hub where we get talent from across the industry, so that when people have q
Victoria’s Secret CEO resigns

Victoria’s Secret CEO resigns

Fashion, Lifestyle
The CEO of lingerie giant, Victoria’s Secret, has resigned as of Thursday. Jan Singer joined Victoria’s Secret back in 2016, and her resignation is reportedly related to a drop in sales. This comes after after company president Ed Razek’s controversial comments earlier this week. Photo: Ruby Naldrett The company have made no official statement about Singer’s resignation, instead choosing to stay quiet which has led to speculation on social media that she has taken the fall for Razek’s comments. When asked in an interview with Vogue about the diversity of the Victoria’s Secret fashion show,  and his decision not cast any transgender models Razek said:  "Well, why not? Because the show is a fantasy. It’s a 42-minute entertainment special. That’s what it is. It is the only one of
Ralph Lauren in line for British knighthood

Ralph Lauren in line for British knighthood

Fashion, Lifestyle
It’s been a fantastic year for designer, philanthropist and business executive Ralph Lauren, who is now the first American fashion designer to be given an honorary knighthood. This means the 79-year-old can add the title of honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) to his resume. While knighthoods and damehoods are some of the highest privileges bestowed by a British Monarch, Lauren’s distinction is honorary since he is not a British citizen. In a ceremony taking place next year, Lauren will be given the insignia by a representative of HRH the Queen. According to an article from GQ, Anthony Philipson, British Consul General to New York and Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for North America has said: “In his storied career in fashion, bus
The best big coats for Big Coat Season

The best big coats for Big Coat Season

Fashion, Lifestyle
It’s getting cold now, like properly, actually, cold - and sometimes wet, too. It can all be a bit dreary and depressing until you realise: harsh winds and grey skies? That’s Big Coat Season, baby! Big coats are ace primarily because of their warmth and multitude of pockets, but they also look great and enable you to stand outside a pub holding a pint without fear of catching death, so they’re inarguably worth putting down a few quid for. Here are some of the best big coats you can wrap around your shivering arms before the next Arctic storm comes for us all: This yellow puffer jacket by Penn Sport:   Here’s a fact: puffer jackets are good. Yellow puffer jackets? The absolute bee’s knees. Show the winter dullness who’s boss with this striking banana-toned coat which
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