For the first time in the history of New York City Ballet, founded in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine, costumes, pointe shoes and jewelry created especially for the theater performances will be on sale through the online store One Kings Lane,today, May 21.The unique pieces which were wear by prima balerinas Kovroski Maria, Ana Sophia Scheller, and Wendy Whelan, and other dancers theater. Prices start at $ 55 for pointe shoes Janie Taylor and reach up to $ 6000 for a corset, which was […]
The Japanese House launches a capsule collection of 15 pieces that includes t-shirts, bags, scarves and shoes illustrated with the work of Andy Warhol, including self-portraits of the Pop artist and printed photos representing ultra colorful flowers and cows… After unveiling in November 2011 a capsule collection of t-shirts and sweatshirts printed with the drawings of the artist Keith Haring, Comme des Garçons imagine today a new line arty embodying the works of Andy Warhol. An arty and colorful collection available now in the Paris shop […]
ODDA Magazine May 2013 issue: Julien Bernard - Photographer David Martin - Creative Director Yasmina Benabdelkrim - Fashion Editor/Stylist Anna Martynova - Model Maria Loks - Model Quirine Engel - Model
A caftan or kaftan is a long, loose garment with long sleeves, resembling a robe. Fabrics range from lightweight textiles for the summer months to richer velvets and brocades. Traditionally made with silk or cotton, caftans are frequently adorned with colorful patterns, and many individuals wear them with a coordinating belt or sash. It first appeared in Persia around 600 B.C.The Kaftan trend have re-emerged throughout the fashion history many times; in the fifties where it was first introduced to the […]
Few accessories support as many adjectives as Kerin Rose sunglasses and, however, does not resemble anything in the world. Speaking with the redhead gives you the feeling that making glasses is purely accidental, that your creative mind could have finished designing album covers or singing in a rock band. Any work liable to cross the borders of what is commonly accepted. So, why does something as concrete as sunglasses? Kerin responds: “the idea came from the need. I had not […]
Soundtrack: “Ah ! Finalmente !” Extract from “Tosca” Composed by Giacomo Puccini Performed by Gottfried Hornik, Fernando Corena, José Carreras, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan ℗ 1980 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Hamburg & “Io De´ Sospiri” Extract from “Tosca” Composed by Giacomo Puccini Performed by Wolfgang Bünten, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan ℗ 1980 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Hamburg
Director Baz Luhrmann’s film, The Great Gatsby debuts on May 10, and with it, The Great Gatsby Collection. by Tiffany & Co., inspired by the film and created in collaboration with Academy Award®-winning costume and production designer Catherine Martin. The spectacular jewelry is based on designs from the Tiffany Archives and worn by the film’s all-star cast, including Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan, who appear as Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan. “The jewelry symbolizes the story’s themes of wealth and privilege, and […]
The first collection of women’s shoes by Alexander Siradekiana was called “My Way”. The russian designer expressed his idea of the ideal women’s shoes: natural beauty sought to emphasize women’s feet and decorate it as much as possible without sacrificing comfort. Alexander preferred the classical forms and traditional materials: patent leather, suede, velvet, lace .
Vogue is a unique modern record of a century and beyond . The archives of Vogue are the very definition of illustrations to modern photography. Here you’ll find a fascinating photographic memoir as seen through to the unrivalled eye of the world’s definitive fashion magazine.
One of the star accessory this season shows that, as in many other things, size matters! Collars are imposed with maxi proposals you will want to take to launch a message of power fashion from morning to night, so do not be afraid to celebrate excesses. The idea is that you won’t use half-measures in terms of volumes, length or colors. They are loaded with sparkles and rhinestone that suggest Gothic or Baroque. There are true examples of pectorals flapper […]
Wearable Foods is an eye-catching series by Korean artist Yeonju Sung that presents a line of edible fashion. The artist explains: “I create my own world of reality by generating a completely different set of images that contradict the conventional notion of food and clothes. As time goes by, the food from my work do go through a progression of disappearance due to the nature of food and gets gradually changed into the hideous state fading its shape and color in […]
The Shoe Obsession exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York has produced an eponymous publication printed by Yale University Press, set to go on sale April 30. Work by Charlotte Olympia, Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik and other world-class designers are all waiting to be discovered on page after page of this beautiful new book.
Amica Italia magazine May 2013 issue : Model : Agnes Sokolowska Photographer : Sandrine Dulermo And Michael Labica Stylist : Laurent Dombrowicz Hair : Keiichiro Make-Up : Marco Antonio Manicure : Karen Louise
Taschen pays tribute to the fashion label started by Italian aristocrat Emilio Pucci this month, with the publication of an exclusive book featuring the design house’s psychedelic prints on with four different collector’s covers.
Stuart Vivers, Creative Director of Loewe brand,supports the Spanish national handicraft traditions that are at the roots of the brand with an accessories capsule collection “Tales of Spain” that are decorated with traditional ornamentation and characteristic of the Spanish Baroque. The capsule collection includes bright scarves with spanish motifs, bags of various shapes and sizes, straps and bracelets and stickers for manicure, sunglasses and temporary tattoos. The collection will be available in May. images via vogue.ru
Designer Jean Paul Gaultier celebrates the 20th anniversary of his first women’s fragrance ,Classique , with a limited edition: Classique 20 Years. Twenty years ago, the designer Jean Paul Gaultier created his first women’s fragrance. A perfume that broke all the moulds canisters designed to date. Classique became thus a sensual corset that spoke for all and each one of the daring women that the designer dressed – and still dressing. “I wanted to show that women could take ownership of this instruments of […]
Couturier Iris van Herpen joins forces with Nick Knight and Daphne Guinness to create a new Crystallization dress during a live broadcast on 3rd – 9th April 2013. Knight will capture Guinness being splashed with black and clear water using high speed cameras, and then offer up the footage as reference imagery for van Herpen to create a one-of-a-kind water dress. During a week long live broadcast, SHOWstudio will showcase van Herpen’s ability to combine archaic crafts with futuristic technologies […]
Egyptians, men and women, both rich and poor wore forms of jewelry. It served decorative, religious, and magical purposes. Some were worn as amulets, or charms, believed to help the wearer in the afterlife. Gold, semi-precious stone, and even colored glass were common.They weren’t the only ones. You may encounter the art of body adornment in other antique cultures like greeks ,chinese ,mongolians ,japanese and aztecs. In some tribes in Africa body adorning has still religious and magical purposes. Fashion […]
The Baguette is a story of craftsmanship, artisanship, connoisseurship and design. Launched in 1997, the Fendi Baguette instantly became one of the most popular accessories of the decade, creating an enduring style icon that women the world over have coveted and collected with passion. A deceptively small, simple handbag to be carried under the arm like the French loaf from which it takes its name, the Fendi Baguette has been produced in over 1000 versions. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the […]
Fashion without the illustration is like a dress without the fabric. Illustrators have been the first “photographers” of trends, until they become true artists of drawing. The fashion illustration started with the painting or plastic depictions: the late-Gothic plates by Pisanello have to be considered one of the first examples of fashion sketches. During the XVI° century, many artists spent some time by studying the clothing, as the representation of embroideries, draping and fabrics kept improving. The real turning point happened with the […]
Louis Vuitton presents Nomades Objets: 13 designers reinvent the art of travel by Louis Vuitton creating a series of folding furniture and travel accessories that pay homage to the tradition of the Special Orders of the House. The series of Objets Nomades currently includes 16 items (but the collection is expected to grow). A mixture of pieces of folding furniture and travel accessories, all in noble materials (Nomade leather, leather Haute Maroquinerie, metal and precious woods used for the workshops from Louis […]
What would Italy be without Sicilia?… In Sicilia (Sicily) an island where the time is measured in moments and feelings in eternity.Take a taste of Sicilia (while you prepare your next trip there) with this colorful prints from Dolce&Gabbana Summer 2013 collection that is inspired by the most profound “Sicilian Tradition” that can be seen on the prints depicting the famous puppets of Sicilian, street theaters, on the typical local barrows and peculiar wheels, on the Caltagirone head-shaped ceramic vases and dishes. images via dolcegabbana.com
Named for the Princess of the silver screen, and Monaco, the Hermes Kelly bag has become as iconic, and revered as the muse herself.The famed Kelly bag has been brilliantly reimagined here as an evening bag that is guaranteed to be the envy of every woman in the room. This extremely rare, Hermes mini Kelly bag rendered in sterling silver features a single rolled top handle, a detachable, leather shoulder strap with lobster claw clasps, an embossed belt-style strap detail with branded sterling silver […]
Save Venice Masquerade Ball is the annual New York party to raise money for art and architecture restoration in Venice. “Wearing a mask, there’s a kind of sexual tension. In my mask, I tried to represent the sexual repression from back in the old days.” said Di Mondo, who won the best mask of the night. Photos by Billy Farrell / BFAnyc.com
French Revue de Modes #22 spring 2013 issue : Photographer: Kristian Schuller Model: Katrin Thormann Styling: Peggy Schuller / Hair: Felix Fischer / Make up: Lili Choi
Dear You, Soon The CITIZENS Of FASHION will be 6 months… 6 months since it saw the light of your eyes! And You helped me grow it and You made me happy. For your support I wanna thank you. And what better way to do this than with a gift ?! All I can tell You for the moment is that it will be designers goodies that can be enjoyed by both women and men. Tomorrow I’ll tell You all […]