Modern Melange

19 Added | 4 Magazines | @modernmelange | "The Fresh Brew in Fashion" Independent Fashion Commentary for Smart and Groovy Girls by Nina Van Volkinburg

FASHION AWARDS 2016: A FIRST TIMER RECALLS

Looking up from in the Royal Albert Hall<p>For me when you check your mailbox and there is something else than <i>Domino’s Pizza</i> vouchers, monthly bank …

Belstaff Spring Summer 2017

Belstaff’s SS17 womenswear collection celebrated the centennial anniversary of the epic coast-to coast motorcycle journey across America by Augusta …

#MelangeCouture: Valentino

Photo: Yannis Vlamos / Indigital.tv Retrieved from Voguerunway.com<p>A time when Shakespeare broke free of England’s past style of theatre, …

#MelangeCouture: 90 Years Fendi

It’s common knowledge Karl Lagerfeld is not one to dwell on the past or to acknowledge milestones, birthdays or anniversaries, but when Fendi turns …

NEXT GENERATION ASSEMBLY 2016

<i>The Fifth International Workshop on Luxury Retail, Operations and Supply Chain Management</i><p>Last week I had the privilege to take part in the Next …

The September "Issue" 2016

Don’t hate the player, hate the game.<p>One of the biggest highlights in the fashion calendar is reading the most coveted September Issue. September – …

Spring Summer 2017: A Season to Remember

<i>Why this upcoming fashion month is so important</i><p>These moments are not reserved for history books, which is why, if I may be so bold, I predict this …

Clinton vs Trump: Fashion behind the US 2016 Election

#Imwithher vs. #MakeAmericaGreatAgain<p>One can easily apply the cliché “a picture tells a thousands words” to fashion, as one single outfit we choose …

What is the Role of the Fashion Show in the Digital Age?

“If you didn’t stream the fashion show on Snapchat, were you even there?”<p><b>Abstract</b><p>The aim of this dissertation was to explore the role of the fashion …

New York Fashion Week SS17(?): An Informal Commentary

As many of you may know, this fashion month is becoming quite a whirlwind for me as I have officially moved to London and have embarked on my MA at …

Milan Fashion Week SS17

Transcending the Generations: Gigi Hadid and Lauren Hutton for Bottega Veneta<p>However, below the surface of the cobbled streets, innovation and youth …

Paris Fashion Week SS17

The crescendo of fashion month was absolutely during Paris Fashion Week which presented some of the finest collections of the SS17 season full of …

Her The Label

The candied scent hits you like a brick wall, the bass of pop music is so loud you can barely hear your thoughts, the overwhelming amount of fluff …

Warm-Me Beanies

How many times have you heard or said to yourself “I don’t look good in hats?” or “I could never pull off wearing a beanie”. That may be because (a) …

Kéji Denim: Redefining Jeans

Photo: KÉJI Denim<p>As we have seen in the Fall Collections, Denim is having quite the moment. Whether frayed, fringed, pleated, slouched, whitewashed, …

London Fashion Week SS17

London trailed behind in terms of innovation, as designers were reluctant to take risks with many basing their collections off of “trending” brands – …

Lalo Cardigans

<i>No matter the season, (or generation for that matter) knitwear is timeless, which is why it is so essential to invest in long lasting quality pieces</i> …

Musical Chairs: Creative Director Edition

Some of this year’s most prominent creative directors taking part in the fashion industry’s version of musical chairs<p>One of the many joys of …

AN ODE TO PARIS: CHANEL MÉTIERS D'ART 2016

Photo: Courtesy from Chanel<p>It has been a year since the devastating carnage in Paris and yesterday Karl responded dramatically with an emotional ode …