Cities That Inspire Fashion 

The vibe or the style can vary depending on the location.


Fashion is fluid and ever changing and the vibe or the style can vary depending on the location. Here are 3 cities that inspire fashion:

Paris, France

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Paris has been regarded as the fashion capital of the world. They have a very delicate style that creates a sensual aesthetic. Parisians have a more contemporary approach to fashion.

It is the home of several of the world’s top fashion design schools and modeling agencies. The best schools include Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale, Istituto Marangoni, ESMOD-Paris,Paris College of Art and Studio Bercot are just a few. Some of the most famous designers in the world are french—Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy, Karl Lagerfeld, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior, Pierre Cardin, Coco Chanel, Rene Lacoste, and Christian Louboutin top are on the top of the list. Lastly, they host the largest fashion week across the globe.

New York

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The city that never sleeps. It is known for the hustle and bustle of career professionals. It is the home of the world’s best urban artists and musicians. Those two combine manifests a very fierce and creative atmosphere. New Yorkers have a bolder look compared to the softer style Parisians have. Their sense is fashion is built around streetwear.

Some of the top fashion design schools in the world are in New York—Parsons School of Design, Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), and Pratt Institute School of Design are one of the best. Also, several of the most famous fashion designers in the world were born in, reside in or have other ties to New York. Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Vera Wang, Betsey Johnson, Carolina Herrera, Jason Wu, Tory Burch, Anna Sui, Bill Blass, Isaac Mizrahi, Geoffrey Beene, and Narcisco Rodriguez are just a few. Finally, another grand fashion show, The New York Fashion week.

Tokyo, Japan

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Japan is the home of the world's best graphics artists, game designers, animators and illustrators. Fashion trends are often similar to the art they put out. Like how fashion designers would incorporate Takashi Murakami’s art into a clothes’s design. Japan is also known for the quality of the clothes they make. They do not compromise and they make sure that their clothes are sturdy and well made. Their take on fashion is more practical and sometimes unconventional.

Tokyo and its top academic institutions had a hand in shaping famous fashion designers such as Hanae Mori (Tokyo Women’s Christian University) and Issey Miyake (Tama Art University). Bunka Fashion College—one of the most prestigious fashion schools in the world, has produced famous designers such as Kenzo Takada, Junya Watanabe, Yohji Yamamoto, Hiroko Koshino, and Tsumori Chisato. Tokyo Mode Gakuen College of Fashion & Design is also one of the city’s top fashion design schools. Tokyo Fashion Week is one of the most anticipated fashion events in the world. 

You can shop different clothes in trendy boutiques online to get the latest clothes made by Paris’, New York’s and Tokyo’s top designers.


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