H&M Collection Autumn 2013 at Paris Fashion Week

Ashley Olsen, Chloe Moretz and Emma Roberts were among the guests last night in Paris as H&M presented its first ever catwalk show during Fashion Week.

Melissa George and Chloe Moretz wearing H&M

Melissa George and Chloe Moretz wearing H&M

Lizzie Jagger and Josephine de La Baume wearing H&M

Lizzie Jagger and Josephine de La Baume wearing H&M

H&M’s Autumn Collection 2013 was shown to an audience in a specially created space within the grounds of the Musée Rodin and also broadcast live at hm.com. The mood of the collection was reflected in the specially constructed venue in the garden of Musée Rodin, decorated like a dream apartment full of the party elegance of ’70s Paris. The catwalk show, which combined tailored shapes with delicate dresses to create a tomboy spirit, gave the audience the chance to see H&M’s fashion in line with the international fashion schedule. The collection will be available in around 200 stores worldwide, as well as online, from September 5, 2013.

Backstage - Collection Autumn 2013

Backstage – Collection Autumn 2013

“I loved seeing our Autumn Collection on the catwalk at Paris Fashion Week. It brought to life the spirit of the clothes, and how you can mix together different styles to create your own personal look. Key pieces like the wool overcoat, the tails and the sequin dresses are going to give you real attitude this autumn,” says Ann-Sofie Johansson, H&M’s Head of Design.

Backstage - Collection Autumn 2013

Backstage – Collection Autumn 2013

Created by H&M’s design team, the Autumn Collection is a playful mix of styles that combines dramatic silhouettes with more decorative pieces. Alongside cropped tails and a masculine overcoat are other versatile outerwear pieces, such as a boho jacket, a double-breasted leather jacket or a wide-cut ceremonial jacket. Delicacy and a sense of faded grandeur is found in pieces such as an open-backed sequin dress or an embellished and fringed shoulder piece, while knitwear is key, especially with an intricate cable knit sweater.

Source: H&M

Fashion Law Week 2013

fashion law week

What?

The first and only week long legal symposium committed to providing a forum for discussion of the legal issues impacting the fashion industry. An educational legal symposium dedicated to engaging students and the community in the discussion surrounding legal issues within the fashion industry and highlighting the path to a career in fashion law. A runway show featuring local and emerging designers, red carpet, vendors, Broadway actors, music, and networking with the DMV area’s most fashionable set.

Who?

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mr. Harley Lewin (Attorney for Christian Louboutin); PANELISTS and PARTICIPANTS: Anna Dalla Val, Esq. (Senior Director of Intellectual Property & Enforcement, Ralph Lauren Corporation), Hilary Jochmans, Esq., Paula Barnes, Esq. (Macy’s); FASHION SHOW HOST: Egomeli K. Hormeku; FEATURED MODEL: Ciera Nicole Butts (Miss Maryland United States); FEATURED DESIGNERS: Serwah Asante (Rue 114), Gwen Beloti (Gwen Beloti), Selly Raby Kane (Selly Raby Kane), Bineta Sanor (Diablotine), etc. ; CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Los Angeles based hairstylist – Gina J.

When?

Until Friday, March 1

  • Wednesday, February 27: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., FLW 2013 – Keynote Address delivered by Harley Lewin, attorney for Christian Louboutin @ Howard University School of Law, Moot Court Room (This is a FREE event).
  • Friday, March 1: 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m., FLW 2013 Intelligent Design Fashion Show @ Union Market, 1309 5th St, NE, Washington, DC.

How?

For more information, and to register for the substantive events and purchase runway show tickets, please visit www.fashionlawweekdc.org .

Why?

FLW is devoted to provide an open forum for discussion on the legal issues facing the fashion industry. The protection of fashion design rights has been commonplace within the international community for years; however, this area of the law has been slow to develop within the United States.

Confirmed Sponsor?

African Law Students’ Association-Howard University School of Law, Union Market, Erik M. Pelton & Associates, PLLC, McCarter & English, International Trademark Association, Banner & Witcoff, Ltd., Arent Fox, UBER, Akofena PR, KUgo Productions, Anna Toure PR, manytreasuresdc.

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