The fashion house Chanel introduced the first of five films series “Inside CHANEL” , each will be released this week (one film per day). In the first video called “Coco” (Coco) we see a black-and-white collages, within a few minutes the author tells the story of the success of Gabrielle Chanel, starting every sentence with the phrase Once upon a time. The narrative touches all milestones in the life of Coco, her childhood, parents, her love and hard way: “Once […]
Pantone Color Institute announced the 10 key colors for spring 2014 for the men’s and women’s collections. The research Center of the American company Pantone Inc-recognized expert in the field of color and its influence on fashion, graphic arts, interior design, advertising, and not only – twice a year, gives its version of what shades are the most important in the coming season. Judging by what colors for fabrics designers have choose in the development of the spring/summer 2014 collections […]
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. images : Vogue Archive And Condé Nast Archive
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.
A luxury pack with a luxurious content! Produced exclusively for Assouline by Chanel, this luxe slipcase is made of genuine black quilted leather and adorned with a metal Chanel logo. One of the most visible personalities of her era, Gabrielle Chanel invented a style that was synonymous with modernity and chic. The slipcase includes three memoirs celebrating her revolutionary style: Chanel Fashion, Chanel Fine Jewelry, and Chanel Perfume, by Francois Baudot And Francoise Aveline. The book is on sale for a luxurious […]
Motherhood for Jeanne Lanvin wasn’t a moment to slow down… But mesmerized by her daughter Marguerite she creates,105 years ago, Lanvin Childrenswear. The delicate,handmade pieces are quickly becoming a hit amongst Lanvin customers who want the garments for their own daughters and thus leading Jeanne Lanvin to open in 1908 her first childrenswear department. pictures from trendland.com
Mosaic-style sequined bag at Dolce & Gabbana Fall/Winter 2013-2014 Velvet heels with gold cage heels embellisheed with flowers at Dolce & Gabbana The Dolce & Gabbana invitation at DG show Milan Fashion Week The moodboard for the Dolce & Gabbana Fall/WInter 2013-2014 collection.
November 2012 : Lydia Maurer took the reins at the Paco Rabanne studio. Lydia was born in Germany of a Colombian mother and a German father. She travelled throughout her childhood, following her parents between Europe and South America. Then at sixteen: Paris, and fashion. Serving a fashion ever in motion, honoring the body, Lydia is sensitive to the alliance of cultures. Fascinated by 60s and 70s arts, which emphasize the material and can transform metal into divine sculptures, she […]
Finish a well-curated look with this Alexander McQueen tote’s mark of distinction: a gleaming skull padlock. The iconic, studiously designed Proenza Schouler PS1 style in a handheld clutch bag, presented in eye-catching neon yellow. Michael Kors Gia chain-strap flap bag Prada Madras small tote bag More sunshine?! you can find here at neiman marcus / http://ftshow.net/11FRidY
Tata Christiane is a fashion and costume label founded in 2007 by Julie Bourgeois and Hanrigabriel. Tata Christian proposes collections with serial and unique pieces, and a costume design atelier for theater, movies and art projects… Besides offering fashion collections the label stands for various cooperations in art performances, film, photography and music. Tata Christiane is a vision of the street costume, it proposes an absurd and disturbing vision of beauty, with decline, maladjustment, extravagance and immoderation. Without being neither […]
Green is the color of the year,no?! So,turn your fingertips into fashion statements with this crazy green nail polishes! A wardrobe of sensational shades to add definition, polish, and style to your fingertips. You’ll want them all. Luxurious brilliance at your fingertips. For products details check it here http://ftshow.net/WmyIBR
Take a look at these beauties, what an exciting find. They are from Hatmaker by Australian milliner Jonathan Howard, who apparently is the only milliner to have ever won ‘Best Australian Fashion Accessory Designer’ at the ‘Prix De Marie Claire’ awards. The hatters are moving up in the world, and with beauty like this it’s hardly surprising! I for one can’t wait to see more from this label. source ismellahat.com
Stéphane Rolland has often said he approaches a dress like a sculpture. For this collection, shown at the Palais de Tokyo contemporary art museum, he sent out monochrome creations with volumes so demonstrative, they appeared to have jumped from sketchbook to runway with scarcely any alterations. Is that a good thing? It depends on the occasion. Front-row guests like Paz Vega, who has worn Rolland to the Cannes Film Festival, could easily go for one of the siren gowns featuring […]
Looking for a fancy hand? Well, here it is the morbidly elegant skeleton hand bracelet by Delfina Delettrez. Equipped with a design that allows the skeletal bracelet to wrap around not only your wrist, but your fingers as well, the bracelet appears as if you were displaying your hand’s actual skeletal structure. Made out of white gold, silver, diamonds, and an extravagant Cabocon Ruby. It sells for 17.160 euros(aprox. 25.000 dollars) and is available for special order and will arrive about one month […]
V Magazine ( no.66 fall 2010) 5 different covers with limited-edition scratch-off V’s only available online and limited to 1000 copies per model. Sexy just got sexier with “The Sexy Body Issue”, featuring 50 of the sexiest bodies in the world.
Set in an Art Deco building in the heart of Upper West Side with a priceless view of Central Park, this home is a true reflection of the style and lifestyle of Donna Karan. Great pictures by Richard Powers, are a great display of her interiors and the art that graces her walls, but I would have love to see more wide angle images of the place such as the Kitchen or the living room… source Trendland.com
In a first for the market, a new luxury retail site called VeryFirstTo has launched, offering the public the exclusive opportunity to be the first people in the world to discover, own and experience only the very latest luxury items. In spite of the recession, the luxury market has boomed, with sales of premium products at an all time high. The new luxury retail site is capitalising on this and doing it in a very unique way. Targeting a previously neglected […]
The modern fashion world contains thousand of beautiful, stylish and even strange shoes’ models. Created by London architect Julian Hakes this Mojito shoe consist of a single piece of wrapped around the wearer’s foot, supporting the heel and ball with no footplate in-between.
Having already created several designs for Miu Miu, Miuccia Prada has launched a new line of loafers – this time from Prada. 2012’s must-have loafers aren’t ready to be stashed at the back of the closet yet, the casual, slipper-like flats that blend the look of moccasins and Derbies are back this season and Miuccia Prada, Creative Director of Prada and Miu Miu, has just unveiled five new designs for the Prada Spring/Summer 2013 collection. Embellished with velvet, sequins, jewels and other trimmings, […]
An exhibition in New York is celebrating high-tech style – from the 20s to Gaultier With pieces including an 1860 afternoon dress dyed with synthetic pigments, a 3D tube designed by Pierre Cardin and an evening dress created by Thierry Mugler that brings together 80s-style cuts with sci-fi inspiration, the exhibition Fashion and Technology, on at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology until May 8, examines the relationship between glamour and innovation. These two spheres are closer than ever before in today’s world, where avant-garde materials are key […]
The show outside of the shows is here to stay and one thing that has become evidently clear from the street style parade is that more is more. Whether wearing baroque embellishment, layers upon layers of jewelry, or mixing and matching prints from head to toe, established experts like Taylor Tomasi Hill, Caroline Issa, and Tamu McPherson continued to display the best trends of the year, while fresh faces such as Anne-Catherine Frey and Sofía Sanchez Barrenechea added an eclectic touch and created looks that were anything but […]
DIOR SECRET GARDEN Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin – Directors Who else could take Versailles and transform it into a whirlwind fashion moment? Dior’s show stopper video was as much a tribute to the power of the iconic French brand, as it was a showcase for the clothes themselves.
IN THE DESERT SUN Michael Pitt – Director Hard-edged pieces from Ann Demeulemeester set against a beautiful desert backdrop and filmed in a way that is elegant and engaging.
ISHIKO Santiago & Mauricio Sierra (Cadence New York) – Directors An ethereal trip into an manga-inspired fantasy land, Santiago and Mauricio created vivd world all their own and Ginta Lapina played muse in head to toe Azzedine Alaia. If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if your favorite high drama anime came to life, take a look at this clip created just for MDC.
KRAV MAGA SELF DEFENSE Nick Knight – Director Most fashion films offer a glossy break from reality, but Nick Knight’s self defense series for Showstudio gave practical advice in a glossy package. Sure, you probably won’t have to fend off attackers while wearing Givenchy, but a little Krav Maga knowledge is a good thing to have. Lara Stone’s ability to maintain her model poise, even while kicking some serious butt leaves us in awe.
Its name is Mila by Mila Schön, and it is the new collection of the historical Italian house of fashion. A collection with a young and cosmopolitan mood, created especially thinking about today’s it-girls and their innovative way to mix different styles, influences and genres, in continuous evolution. Their characteristics? Intriguing silhouettes, geometries, very colourful prints and innovative fabrics. Even the corners dedicated to the sale will totally reflect the brand’s philosophy, thanks to the contemporary music, luminescent graphisms and some video and photo installation source […]
H&M has declined to comment on rumours that its Maison Martin Margiela collection hasn’t sold as well as expected. Online speculation reports that buzz for the high street range didn’t translate into sales, with a high proportion still available in stores – a rarity for H&M collaborations. “H&M never comments on the selling of specific collections or items,” a spokesperson from the brand told us. A US H&M representative stated that the Swedish chain had produced a larger number of items than ever […]
The Lightness of Spring – Model Stef van der Laan is tapped for Chanel’s spring 2013 press kit images featuring designer Karl Lagerfeld’s own take on boleros and “dress-skirts”. A color palette of black, white and dreamy pastels set the tone for the new season which plays with proportions and shapes. Tweed jackets are accessorized with ivory pearls either in the shape of jewelry or embroidered detailing. The Chanel woman’s outfit is complete with two-tone sandals and petite handbags.
There’s nothing quite like getting a hint of summer in December — at the chicest art festival stateside, no less. See how the ladies at Miami Art Basel handle styling in the winter heat. Photos credit:Diego Zuko
Lily Donaldson sizzles in the year’s sultriest evening looks. Come along for the ride. Photographs by Terry Richardson. Fashion Editor: Julia von Boehm.
For the past few years, all eyes have been on China. Captivated by the country’s rapidly expanding economy, large population and seemingly insatiable appetite for fashion.The attitude of the Chinese people has arrived at a very high point in diversity in terms of fashion design. Chinese people have entered an age of originality reflecting a stronger sense of personality. And in the world of fashion, Chinese elements have stared to influence the global fashion industry.
H&M will launch new fashion brand & Other Stories during spring 2013 & Other Stories is a fashion brand offering women a wide range of shoes, bags, accessories, beauty and ready-to-wear to create their personal style, or story. Our creative ateliers in Paris and Stockholm design diversified fashion collections with great attention to detail and quality at an affordable price. Today, a woman with a love for fashion creates her own style. She wears things that feel right to her […]
Like you all know yesterday the collaboration between Maison Martin Margiela and H&M hit the stores worldwide.Unlike H&M’s previous designer collaborations, the Maison Martin Margiela collection is unique in that it features solely re-editions of the house’s most iconic and best-selling pieces. These items cover more than 23 years of fashion, from the early beginnings of the label to the present. Consider this collection an exhaustive look at the oeuvre of Martin Margiela. A fashion review that takes you to the […]
Many psychological factors help to explain why people are motivated to be in fashion.These include conformity,variety-seeking,personal creativity and sexual attraction.Many of us seem to have a “need for uniqueness”:we want to be different,but not to different.For this reason people often conform to the basic outlines of a fashion,but try to improvise and make a personal statement within these guidelines. Fashion tend to sweep through countries ;it seems that all of sudden everyone is doing the same thing or wearing the […]