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    Knee Length Shorts

    Mai 15th, 2016

    Knee length shorts are short pants that reach from the waist or hip to the knee and are worn by men and women alike.

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    Katherine Hamnett

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Katherine Hamnett, British Fashion Designer, born 1947 in Gravesend. After studying fashion design at the renowned Central Saint Martins College in London, Hamnett started her career in fashion founding the label Tuttabankem with Anne Buck in 1969, which was presented in London and Paris. Read the rest of this entry

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    Kling, Elin

    Mai 10th, 2016

    Elin Kling, Swedish Blogger and Fashion Designer, born 1983 in Mariestad, Sweden. Elin Kling is a young fashion entrepreneur and started her career as the founder, owner and face of the fashion blog Style by Kling, which has become internationally well known. She continued to have found the media management company Fashion Networks, the Magazine StyleBy and with her husband Karl Lindman she created the fashion label Totême. Kling has also been the face of various campaigns and lookbooks for brands such as Louis Vuitton and Net-A-Porter.

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    Kaftan

    Mai 10th, 2016

    The kaftan was originally a piece of clothing that was worn by Middle Eastern soldiers underneath their armor. It was typically made of silk or wool, covered chest, back and arms, was belted at the waist and reached down to the knees or ankles. The sleeves of kaftans were typically embroidered and embellished with buttons and pearls, symbolizing the wearers position in the social hierarchy of the Ottoman Empire. Read the rest of this entry

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    Kate and Laura Mulleavy

    September 2nd, 2015

    Kate and Laura Mulleavy, sisters, American fashion designer, founders of Los Angeles-based clothing & accessory label Rodarte. Founding their fashion label in 2005, the Mulleavy sisters named the brand after their mother’s maiden name.  The duo have taken the fashion industry by storm and already won a few awards and honers. Rodarte is now sold internationally at high-end retailers such as Barney’s, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Net-a-Porter only to mention a few.

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    Katrantzou, Mary

    August 3rd, 2015

    Mary Katrantzou, Greek fashion designer, born 1983 in Athens, Greece. After graduating with a bachelor and master in textile design from the prestigious fashion college Central Saint Martins, Katrantzou decided to launching her own label. Katrantzou’s label offers women’s ready-to-wear, leather goods, jewelry and shoes. The brand has quickly expanded and is now sold though over 300 high-end retailers in over 56 countries such as Selfridges, Barneys and 10 Como Corso. Katrantzou is known for her hyper realistic surrealist prints and architectural silhouettes. She has received great recognition from fashion magazines and other designers and has received various design awards.

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    Knitting Yarn

    August 3rd, 2015

    Knitting yarn is a string of twisted natural or synthetic fibers. As opposed to sewing yarn, knitting yarn is thick as it is not only used to attach fabrics to each other, but also is used to create entire knitted fabrics. Knitting yarn can be puffy, as it is handled with knitting needles or specialized knitting machines and is not guided through any needle eyes. Knitting yarn is most commonly made of wool.

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    Kingston University

    Juni 15th, 2015

    Kingston University, founded 1899 in London. KUL only became a university in 1992, but has for a long time been internationally known for its good educational system. The school offers a variety of programs to its over 22,000 enrolled students spread out over four campuses in London. Programs include social sciences, business, law, health, architecture, art and design. The Art and Design School was established in 1930 and has been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick for creative thinking. Courses in the fashion department cover all steps of the design process and include interaction with practicing designers and industry professionals. Well-known alumni include Caryn Franklin, Sophie Hulme and John Richmond.

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    Koefia International Academy

    Juni 15th, 2015

    Koefia, International Academy of Haute Couture and Art of Costume, founded 1930 in Milan. Koefia was first founded as the “Maison for Haute Couture pattern”, out of the invention of a new technique of pattern cutting on the mannequin. It was the first academy in Italy to specialize on this field of design. Offered programs include fashion design, costume design and fashion product management. Today, the school is known as the best Italian school for haute couture but also trains students in prêt-à-porter. Koefia promotes internships with industry-leading companies and contact with successful stylists, designers and journalists. Alumni are known to continue to work in the most prestigious fashion businesses such as Gucci, Armani and Diesel.

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    Kadashian, Kim

    Mai 28th, 2015

    Kim Kardashian, American Socialite, Reality-TV Star and Model, born 1980 in Los Angeles. Kim Kardashian’s first claim to fame was appearing as Paris Hilton’s best friend on her TV-show and at public social events. In 2003, a sex-tape of Kim and her ex-boyfriend Ray J leaked and brought even more attention to Kim, which led to the reality-TV show “Keeping up with the Kardashians” about the Karashian Family with Kim in the focus. The TV-show became extremely popular and is still running. Today, Kim has a huge social media following, is the best earning reality-TV star and has become the face of various advertising and fashion campaigns such as Balmain and T-Mobile. She also is a good friend of Ricardo Tisci, whose designs for Givenchy she is often seen wearing. With her sisters Khloe and Kourtney, Kim opened her first fashion boutique “DASH” in Calabasas in 2006, followed by a boutique in Miami Beach and New York. In 2014, Kim married rapper Kanye West with whom she was featured on the cover of American Vogue.

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