VIONNET creative directorGoga Ashkenazi believes in making couture more “accessible” for her customers – who, she says, often find the concept of haute couture “excessive and unnecessary” in today’s economic climate. “Being a woman myself and having been a client of couture, I realise that the more special a couture dress is, the less usage it will get,” Ashkenazi explained. “The prices for couture dresses in the main fashion houses range from the tens and sometimes hundreds of thousands [of pounds], and […]
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.
By Meghan Young Actress Penelope Cruz tests her luck in the 2013 Campari Calendar. Aptly titled, ‘Kiss Superstition Goodbye,’ it finds the Spanish beauty surrounded by taboo elements including a glaring of black cats, opened umbrellas indoors and dangerously cracked mirrors. Of course, she shows confidently that these are all unfounded fears perpetuated by superstitious societies. Helping her to bravely confront these fears is the Italian alcohol beverage, which is Cruz’s constant companion in the 2013 Campari Calendar. Shot by […]