A number of New York’s most prominent fashion designers distinct to abandon the city’s fall Fashion Week in favor of those happening in Paris, their defections were not excavation received here. New York’s industry is troubled with a shrinking garment district and worryingly slow retail sales, but the municipality has arguably tried harder than town to nurture young talent with free show spaces, mentoring, and spirited promotion. The defecting labels—which include Rodarte, Proenza Schouler, Altuzarra, and Thom Browne—gave varying reasons along a similar theme for their decisions: they wanted to seek new markets and profit from the elegance and sophistication of Paris, the most glamorous and competitive of the world’s fashion capitals.
Paris Hilton's 30 Most Memorable Looks | InStyle.com
It seems like alone yesterday that the famous Hilton provocateur launched her far-reaching career with a signature prototype (blond locks, tiny dresses, small dogs as accessories) and a proprietary shibboleth ("That's hot."). In honor of the reality star/entrepreneur's big birthday, we're fetching a perception back at her well-nigh memorable fashion moments. 1997: The 17-year-old aspiring model posed in a dramatic but demure jade satin ballgown.