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Nothing like a Mean Girls quote to end your week, right? Okay, so maybe that’s not exactly what NYFW said to fashion bloggers, but that’s basically the message. Catherine Bennett, senior vice president and managing director for IMG has announced that next season, it will be way harder for non-print journalists to nab a ticket to the shows in New York. “[It] was becoming a zoo,” Bennett told the Wall Street Journal. “What used to be a platform for established designers to debut their collections to select media and buyers has developed into a cluttered, often cost-prohibitive and exhausting period for our industry to effectively do business.”
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A still from Fashions Fade by Ben Reyes.
Last night at a special screening at the Whistler Film Festival, we proudly announced the winner of the first-ever ELLE Canada Fashion Film Competition: “Fashion Fades” by Ben Reyes.
As one of our judges, Robert Ott, the chair of the School of Fashion at Ryerson University, put it: “Ben was able to explore a surprisingly succinct yet complex narrative around romance, class, style and urbanism.”
WATCH NOW: Fashions Fade by Benjamin Reyes
Fellow judge Noreen Flanagan—and editor-in-chief of ELLE Canada—concurred. “I was impressed that Ben could tell such a charming—and universal–story in two minutes or less. Who doesn’t want to be noticed by the object of his or her fancy? And, everyone (even a sweet busker boy) appreciates the role of fashion in making that happen.”
Kate sporting her Zara find. Image courtesy of Getty.
Kate Middleton has done it again. She has the internet and fashion world buzzing about her latest outfit. Just the other day Kate wowed crowds by wearing the perfect day-to-evening dress. And we all know she’s no stranger to recycling her famous wardrobe (although Keira Knightley is giving her a run for her money by recycling her wedding dress), and even scouring some cheaper finds.