Archival August: Charles Frederick Worth

I know it is still July, but I will be gone next week for vacation. Therefore, I figured I would write next week’s post today. With the new month comes the new theme. And August is Archival August, 5 Early Influential Designers that You Should Know. Today I will featured English designer Charles Frederick Worth as known as the Father of Haute Couture.

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Re: Professional Soccer Meets Fashion

Carlos Bocanegra

Recently, the New York Times released this article about soccer players modeling for fashion designers. A lot of designers now a days are using professional soccer players to “connect with mainstream guys in Europe.” Fashion designer Simon Spurr  says”It’s rare [to find] a Ronaldo or Beckham. It’s hard to find that all-in-one package these days. When they come about, the fashion brands jump on them.” The fashion world is keeping eyes on noted players such as U.S. team captain, Carlos Bocanegra, Thiago Silva, a Brazilian who plays for Milan, and Fernando Torres of Spain.

Personally, I think Bocanegra or Benny Feilhaber would be phenomenal models.

Read more at the New York Times.