In the nineteenth century, the first living mannequins, or Уmanikins,Ф took their name from the static dummy or lay figure they were soon to replace as the principal form of display in the dressmakerТs salon.
Fendi is a synonym of fur and revolution, two apparently contradictory concepts. Having accepted the idea of mass consumption, Fendi attempted to provide furs for women of every social position, or nearly so, demystifying the luxury connotations that have always characterized this type of garment.
JOY Men Division has been open for 18 years, and we just opened JOY Women 4 years ago. I believe though that when they opened they just liked the freshness of the name and the meaning of the word... УJoyФ is a very beautiful thing, and we have always liked the name!
УSupermodelФ ranks with УgeniusФ and УoriginalФ as one of the most-abused terms in the fashion lexicon. Indeed, it has been so overused that by the late 1990s, when the Supermodel phenomenon (personified by larger-than-life mannequins such as Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, and Christy Turlington) had long-since peaked and passed...