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fashion news 2008-07-18 08:26:36

Fashion In 50 Seconds 7/18/08

Karl Lagerfeld will launch a new trio of fragrances, called Kapsule, this Fall. The three separate fragrances can be worn separately or together (see the capsule reference) and are unisex. Slick, angular bottles originate from Lagerfeld's 'love of geometry'. Berlin Fashion Week kicked off yesterday and the themes, after just a few shows, are emerging. For Spring 09, from Berlin, influences from the 1920's and 1960's stood out in addition to Joop's futuristic usage of textiles. The Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation has added a new category to its awards. The Sustainable Design Award will ask both men's and womenswear designs to excel in three elements of sustainability. Namely, environment, social equity, and economic viability. Despite an economic downturn and waning consumer confidence a nine billion dollar luxury condominum/retail centre will be erected in Las Vegas. The best architects, interior designers, and retailers will be included in the project.
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