Archive: February 2011

Rihanna sued by fashion photographer LaChapelle over copycat S&M video

Within days of Rihanna releasing her new single, “S&M”, the artist had already been hit by controversy over the song title and provocative lyrics, with BBC Radio One censoring the words S&M, whips and chains. Adding to injury it has now been announced that fashion photographer David LaChapelle has filled a million dollar copyright infringement lawsuit against the video, suing Rihanna, her record label, the video’s director and the production company for plagiarising his work. (more…)

A brief intermission

There will be a short break while I go to Amsterdam and then move back to London. Enjoy fashion month!

Tom Ford to show at London Fashion Week

Tom Ford has announced that he will be showing his much anticipated second womenswear collection at London Fashion Week this month.

Those who are expecting a glitzy parade reminiscent of Burberry’s return to London in 2009 will undoubtedly be disappointed. This collection is already mirroring the highly secretive, high-security New York Fashion Week show from last September, which saw Ford return to womenswear after a six-year break. The riotous show banned photography, sending bloggers around the world crazy, had a very exclusive guest list and a plethora of devoted celebrity fans sashayed down the runway.

It seems that for Tom Ford his non-hyped summer collection was too…erm…hyped for his liking. In a statement the brand confirmed the London rumours but announced that there “will only be a small presentation for international monthly magazines.” Dates and location are yet to be revealed and Fashionologie is already reporting that cameras will again be banned, except perhaps for Terry Richardson’s

Islamabad Fashion Week

Images sourced from The Guardian