Fashion, Fashion World, Runway

CHANEL Fall 2018/19

Haute Couture is Paris”. Attached, as always, to the capital city, Karl Lagerfeld pays tribute to literary Paris, the one of book lovers and the Académie Française. Opposite the dome of the Institut de France, a décor of the Seine quayside lined with the world-famous book sellers’ “boxes”. An invitation to stroll that’s willingly accepted […]

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Collector Covers, Fashion, Fashion World

Western Romance by RAQUETTE for Utopian Magazine

Inspired by the American West, RAQUETTE FW 18 is bringing up a new twist on the dusty spirit of the Wild West, with hispanic influences. The masculine cuts infused with Rodeo theme and a big-shouldered, high-waisted ’80s vibe, all in warm dusty browns and cold brights, are recalling the Cosmic Cowboy. Asymmetrical hemlines, loose but wide belted silhouettes and […]

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Fashion, Fashion World

Cardi B Is Out Here Serving High Fashion LEWKS at #PFW

Cardi B is making her Paris Fashion Week debut with a bang. The rapper arrived in the French capital looking like a walking runway in a showstopping Michael Costello look. Giving us vintage French couture vibes mixed with a little bit of ’80s Dynasty, Cardi wore a colorful high-neck print dress with a high-slit and exaggerated […]

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Fashion, Fashion World

The best street style from Milan Fashion Week SS19

Fashion month is currently on its third stop in Milan, and as well as top models Kendall Jenner, the Hadid sisters and Kaia Gerber shining a spotlight on the catwalks, it’s impossible to miss the vibrant street style being served up in the Italian city. The Milan Fashion Week schedule has already seen coveted designers Fendi, Moschino, Max Mara and Armani attract hundreds of […]

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Fashion World, Photograhy

Behind the Scenes of Pirelli’s 2018 Calendar

“I’m the beheader: I chop people’s heads off. And I like it,” says Naomi Campbell, clad in latex, on the set of the 2018 Alice in Wonderland-themed Pirelli Calendar, designed by Shona Heath, styled by Edward Enninful and shot by none other than Tim Walker. It’s Campbell’s fourth time gracing the annual’s glossy pages – this time […]

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Fashion World

Versace’s SS18 show tribute to founder Gianni

Ditching the arena that the show is usually held in, this season Donatella wanted to bring the collection back home. Set in the gardens of Palazzo Versace, it was an intimate setting chosen no doubt to reflect the intimate inspiration behind the collection. Guests sat on garden chairs while models walked on the perspex catwalk […]

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Architecture, Fashion World

Renaissance man: Gucci’s Alessandro Michele

The pre-amble to last nights Gucci Resort show included a journey through the marvels of renaissance Florence. Setting off with a private tour of the Uffizi Gallery, built in the mid-16th century for Cosimo I de’ Medici by architect Giorgio Vasari, this was a rare opportunity to see Sandro Botticelli’s Birth of Venus unobstructed by the […]

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Fashion, Fashion World

FERRARI CONCEPT

For its third season, FERRARI CONCEPT is playing with symbols of speed freedom and the expression of luxury. Ferrari is a signifier of technical excellence, combined with a unique sleek aesthetic. The garments reflect and elevate this vision: they create a visual space that is both timeless and hyper-modern. Twisting Formula 1 codes with a […]

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Fashion World, Photograhy

The Lynchian Drama of a Blue Velvet Suit

Hillier Bartley’s plush version of the Canadian tuxedo is fit for a film noir heroine Velvet Jacket and Trousers, Hillier Bartley Double-breasted jacket, high rise trousers, 82% viscose, 18% silk David Lynch’s enduring impact on popular culture has established blue velvet as a fabric synonymous with Isabella Rosselini and mysterious provocation – so much so that, […]

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Architecture, Fashion, Fashion World

Hermès in Tokyo

The love affair between Hermès and Japan is an old, passionate and faithful one. Like all great romances, it started innocently enough when, in 1911, Prince Kan’in Kotohito, the Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese cavalry brigade, approached the esteemed French house to produce a bespoke set of harnesses for his trusty steed. Soon Hermès were supplying […]

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Fashion, Fashion World

The Storied History Behind Miu Miu’s Rootstein Mannequins

Mrs Prada employed statuesque Rootstein-designed figurines to present Miu Miu Pre-Fall 2017, so we thought it an opportune moment to explore their not-so-humble origins The Rootstein mannequin is certainly not an everyday figurine. Visual merchandisers the world over – and indeed, anyone familiar with the hauntingly life-like fashion dummies – will attest to the fact […]

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