After the sad announcement of L’Wren Scott’s death, celebrities, many of whom friends of the designer, did not delay to pay homage and remember the beautiful Scott. Anna Wintour said in a statement : “L’Wren was a total perfectionist, someone who absolutely embodied everything her marvelous clothes stood for: strength of character combined with a confident and powerful style.In person, L’Wren was always unbelievably generous, gracious, kind, and so much fun. Her old world American manners and charm were from another time, […]
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 […]
What is it about women and shoes? According to Dr. Valerie Steele, the director and chief curator of The Museum at FIT and the author of Shoes: A Lexicon of Style (among many other fashion books), the fixation dates back to Cinderella and her glass slippers. But that doesn’t necessarily explain women’s willingness to defy death, gravity, and blisters with the super-stacked platforms and needle-thin spikes of modern day. Shoe Obsession, The Museum at FIT’s upcoming exhibition (which, running from February 8 through April 13, was […]
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.
To coincide with the release of his book, Little Black Jacket: Chanel‘s Classic Revisited, Karl Lagerfeld is putting the pages of the book on display. In late March, the exhibit opened in Tokyo. Then for eight days the exhibit was housed at New York’s Swiss Institute. Its next destination is Taipei, China, and after that, even more cities, which have not yet been announced. The book features 113 images of industry tastemakers from Coco Chanel herself, Anna Wintour, Yoko Ono, Daphne […]