As fashion week wrapped up today, fashion experts viewed the growing pleasure of reconnection with the world at Lanvin Official on Instagram stories —presented live from Shanghai for the world to see. Despite the fact that editors and buyers were not physically present, the cool vibe seamlessly came through over the wire. As they say in the business; the show must go on.
In a word, the runway presentation was alluring and captivating on so many levels. More to the point, with 4.3 million followers on Instagram, I could not help but focus my attention on how the fashion industry is at the dawn of a pivotal moment of momentous change. Fashion is changing and rightly so. People are evolving to the infinite pleasure of beginning again. At this time, we embrace our doubts with open arms, while we prepare for a resurrection of the fashion industry.
The post Covid fashion world is about feminine silhouettes fashioned like a second skin that breathes and affirms resilience. As the world draws near to a close on a very challenging year, the fashion business can no longer ignore the power of sales with respect to social media. Today’s fashion influencers now have the power to draw consumers to sales by simply opening up a window into their brand culture.
I recently reviewed an influencer with great impact with respect to luxury lifestyle and brand culture. Fashion model and influencer Billy Arora was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. Her mother was a fashion model signed with the IMG agency. Billy recalls she has fond childhood memories of watching her mother on set shooting high fashion editorials and advertising campaigns.
Billy was born into a diverse family background. Her mother is Norwegian and her father is Indian. In a sense. the story reminds me of the time Italian filmmaker Roberto Rossellini married Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman, who soon thereafter had given birth to the model and actress Isabella Rosselini. As a teenager, Billy was an equestrian and dreamed of competing at the Olympics one day. She has since dropped due to the success of her modeling career, but has expressed interest in using her social media influence to develop social impact.
Since the age of seventeen, she started modeling and had high ambition to achieve in the luxury fashion modeling world. “At the start of my modeling career, I would try out for multiple castings