The “thirst” for collaborations brought Alexander Wang and famous Evian together for a new cool project. The bottles of mineral natural water sourced from the French Alps come in two black and white designs featuring Wang’s bar code. “Mineral water is about everyday consumption but [also] premium dimensions with the iconic glass bottle. That’s something that’s close to Alex’s universe,” said Laurent Houel, Evian’s global brand director. “He’s also about everyday fashion that’s accessible and approachable, but with a very […]
It’s the turn of “Parisian chic” – the guests of the fashion week moved to Paris, and we can see a change in the attitude too – stretched sweaters, loose coat-gowns, oversized sweatshirts, fun accessories with prints or clutches in the form of envelopes, sequins embroidered shirts, and, of course vintage looks. Best of Paris in the selection below!
Charles James ( 1906 – 1978 ), British born designer, is known as “America’s First Couturier”. The Met is dedicating an exhibition to his great talent and fashion sense – Charles James : Beyond Fashion – open to public the 8 of May. Splendid vintage gowns of the designer will be on display, tribute to his highly structured aesthetic and the mastery of cutting. The visitors will be able to enjoy an exhibition of elegant dresses of an exquisite execution […]
Cavalli teamed up with Katy Perry – the Italian designer will dress up the singer for her “Prismatic World Tour” which will kick off Wednesday in Belfast, Ireland. This is not the first time Cavalli designs for a singer, he also did it for Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz Tour. For Katy there will be pastel colours, fringes and sequins, a silk lamé pleated miniskirt with a matching micro top and a leather biker jacket will complete the look.
Scottish designer Christopher Kane showed an extremely successful collection at London Fashion Week – critics called it “a large catalog of ideas” and even the best in the history of the brand. Models presented on catwalk dresses, tops and skirts, as if composed of sheets of paper. The “paper” dresses, tops and skirts are actually made from the finest organza – dozens of layers of fabric, overlapping, creating the most beautiful visual effect . Each layer of fabric is framed […]
Marcela Velez and Melissa Losada are Colombian and the designers of M2Malletier – a brand that thanks to its creativity and high-quality, managed, in just three seasons, to make recognisable their designs, something for which most brands need years and years of exposure. The bags appeared everywhere – worn by celebrities and on the street style of the fashion week – two of the most important things in order to succeed. The two met in New York while studying at Parsons […]
Lanvin prepares to celebrate its 125th birthday. In 1889, Jeanne Lanvin founded her Fashion House, on the corner of rue Boissy d’Anglas and rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. It was the success of her hat designs that led her to launch her own business – “Lanvin (Mademoiselle Jeanne) Modes” – and to design the hats of the most fashionable Parisiennes at the time. Lanvin made such beautiful clothes for her daughter Marie-Blanche de Polignac that they began to attract the attention of […]
As one of fashion’s true legends, Jean Paul Gaultier has shaped he course of sartorial history for over four decades. As a couturier Gaultier has influenced pop-culture, fashion and cinema with his witty, sexy and imaginative designs. When a designer’s calling card includes images as memorable as Madonna’s cone bras, Leeloo’s bandage catsuit from The 5th Element and the jaw dropping costumes of Almodovar’s Kika, you have the makings of a spectacular retrospective – precisely what JPG fans will find at The Brooklyn […]
“To make clothes with dreams behind them is what couture is about. But, for me, it is about moments with these real women. These incredible women are part of my story – inspiring me, encouraging me, listening to me – they are the people who experiment with me; who wear my clothes. They are part of the process.” Giambattista says. His book, published by Rizzoli, holds together nearly 400 pages even if he started his signature label only in 2005 […]