Art+Culture, Design, Fashion

The Art of the In-Between: Rei Kawakubo’s Work at the Met

The Met’s Costume Institute Benefit is arguably best known as the Met Gala. It’s probably true that not both names carry the same meaning. The Met Gala sounds more like something that easily travels across publications and broadcasts, transcending audiences and becoming part of the popular culture and its celebrity ambassadors. The Met’s Costume Institute […]

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Fashion

Walk this way: Salvatore Ferragamo shoe collection

There are 15,000 pairs of archive designs at the Salvatore Ferragamo museum in Florence,’ enthuses Paul Andrew, appointed the house’s first design director of women’s footwear last September. ‘To be given the keys to that as a shoe designer, is the most precious gift.’ Similarly, the British-born, New York-based designer’s association with the Italian house […]

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Fashion

Karl Lagerfeld just launched a rocket at the Chanel show

You can always count on Chanel to have an amazing set. From glaciers shipped in from the Arctic to elaborate supermarkets with Chanel own brand everything, Karl Lagerfeld’s imagination has known no bounds – and this season may be his most elaborate setup to date. Making good on the invitation’s embossed hint, AW17 saw the introduction of […]

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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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Art+Culture, Fashion

HOMO-FEMELLE, UN TALENT

Dans la nature il s’appelle le Ziggy. Elles sont folles de lui car ce petit poisson tropical d’eau douce vivant en Amérique centrale a trouvé une technique de drague inhabituelle: il fraye les autres mâles pour attirer les femelles et devient homosexuel pour les attirer ; un piège infaillible. On le croyait disparu, mais l’homme […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion

DAVID KOMA LONDON 2017

David Koma is a 29 year old georgian born, london based fashion designer who has become synonymous with the ultra body contouring silhouette. Creating sculptural statement dresses inspired by the feminine form, it is this design element that has projected the young designer onto the international stage. After studying fine art in st petersburg and […]

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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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Fashion, Fashion World

LES ERREURS DES FASHION WEEKS

New York Fashion Week est un rêve pour les adolescents obsédés de mode. Ils stationnent à l’extérieur des tentes de Bryant Park et du Lincoln Center dans leurs plus beaux vêtements dans l’espoir de pouvoir apercevoir Anna Wintour ou Sarah Jessica Parker. Les dérives sont grandes et entre les extrémistes et les aficionados, la Fashion […]

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Fashion

LVMH, LA TRUMP’S POWER

A la Trump’s Tower, le luxe et le commerce électronique étaient sur l’agenda du président Donald Trump. Bernard Arnault, patron de LVMH, et Jack Ma d’Alibaba ont rencontré Donald. Il paraît que l’oncle Picsou n’était pas convié au rendez-vous. Les milliardaires du monde entier défilent pour rencontrer le magna de l’immobilier, le président des États-Unis, […]

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Fashion, Fashion World

DOUAIRIERES DE MODE

La Fashion Week de Paris regorge d’attachées de presque, vieillissantes nec plus ultra, qui s’accrochent désespérément à leur métier comme des sangsues. Une multitude de douairières cosmopolites qui gravitent autour des maisons de couture et de joailleries. Ex-rédactrices en chef de grands magazines débarquées, depuis plus de 15 ans au moins. Elles écrivent avec une […]

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Fashion

CARA THE WORD OF TRUMP

Cara Delevingne, mannequin britannique de 24 ans, n’a pas hésité à afficher le nouveau président des Etats-Unis devant ses 37 millions de followers sur Instagram, cette semaine. Cara Delevingne, connue principalement pour ses sourcils et son humour irrésistible bas de game, a souligné l’hypocrisie de Donald Trump en postant une photo prise d’un vêtement appartement […]

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