Creative Thorn heels created by Iris van Herpen and United Nude is their 6th shoe collaboration for her “Hybrid-Holism” haute couture collection. The founder and creative director spoke out about the collaboration saying “Creating new shoes with Iris is a greater challenge each time. The new shoes have to be better than the previous and the techniques used for making them advance. We race against the clock and fly people all over the world to get the shoes to Paris. The excitement to see […]
The minds at Han Kjøbenhavn continue to work over the sunglass market. Their two latest models for Spring Summer 2013: the Hauss and Janitor are both made from Italian acetate and features the very best in Carl Zeiss glass for pure clarity. Choose from four colors: black, horn, army, and amber. Well done.
Hair Glasses is a collection of sustainable fashion eyewear exploring the potential of Human hair. The UK beauty industry imports 15 million pounds worth of human hair per year. As the world’s population continues to increase, human hair has been reimagined as a viable—importantly renewable–material. Hair Glasses comprises of human hair with bioresin as a binding agent, the frames are 100% biodegradable and no harmful substances are released during production. Studio Swine explores how the booming production of hair extensions can be expanded beyond the beauty industry […]
India’s very own Midas, Datta Phuge, in a rather misguided attempt at impressing the ladies, has commissioned a shirt made entirely of gold. The shirt took 15 goldsmiths a total of two weeks to construct, and comes complete with matching cuffs, a belt and a set of rings. The goldsmiths worked 16 hours a day on this gaudy creation that cost a total of $22,400. Phuge, aged 32 said, “I know I am not the best looking man in the world […]
One of my favorite collection for pre-fall 2013!For me, Costume National is exquisite design and high quality. Ennio Capasa extended lapels on jackets and added zipper details and leather touches to asymmetric dresses that stayed close to the designer’s signature aesthetic.
J.W. Anderson’s sexually ambiguous fall 2013 men’s collection featured a succession of steely-faced men in knee-high frilled leather boots, ruffled neoprene shorts, tube tops and, in one case, a full-blown industrial-wool dress (our first thought was that it looked vaguely like a Victoria Beckham design). And despite the triple-takes, the whole shebang was actually pretty damn smart—and unarguably very Anderson. The Northern Irish designer had a banner 2012, with an appointment to the helm of Versace’s Versus line, following Christopher Kane’s exit, as well as a successful […]
Girl power is front and center in Sharif Hamza‘s (Cadence New York)’s latest story for Vogue Japan with a slew of it-models picking up guitars and playing the hits in this colorful, lighthearted story. Kel Markey, Sung Hee Kim, Ava Smith, Stina Rapp Wastenson,Tilda Lindstam, Natalia Oberhanss, Esther Heesch and Giedre Kiaulenaite star as the ultimate girl group, taking on a variety of looks from 70s glam rock, 80s hard rock excesss, to our personal favorite – all out bubblegum pink-tinted pop. Giovanna Battaglia eclectic styling and Duffy‘s hair artistry are on full display along […]
It’s never quite clear what causes something to make the successful transformation from runway look to ubiquitous item in stores and in closets.This year, it was a particular playful time for women’s style: Futuristic ensembles were a modern and welcome addition to any wardrobe, sweet pastel hues became the unexpected color choice on the red carpet, and an extra sparkle in embellished or baroque touches was spotted on everything from collars to bags. As the year ends, we look […]
Credits for this pictures:Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott (Photographer) David Bradshaw (Fashion Editor/Stylist) Melanie Ward (Fashion Editor/Stylist) Giovanni Bianco (Art Director) Other people in this campaign:Joan Smalls – Model Kacey Carrig – Model Kate Moss – Model Veit Couturier – Model Daria Werbowy– Model Edward Wilding– Model
The holidays aren’t the only time to shine. Designers are getting into the spirit for pre-fall with rich embroideries and metallic jacquards for day and night. Burberry Prorsum Pre-Fall 2013 Photo By: George Chinsee Prabal Gurung Pre-Fall 2013 Photo By: Courtesy of Prabal Gurung Vera Wang Pre-Fall 2013 Photo By: John Aquino Jason Wu Pre-Fall 2013 Photo By: Courtes Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2013 Photo By: Thomas Iannaccone Badgley Mischka Pre-Fall 2013 Photo By: Thomas Iannaccone Nicole Miller Artelier Pre-Fall 2013 […]
Socialite, fashion icon, interior designer, business woman …. Need I say more? Hope I’m not forgetting anything! Her spectacles, signature look, lend Iris Apfel a startled look. If she seems surprised, she has good reason. Mrs. Apfel, the subject of a string of museum exhibitions, a coffee table book and even a fashion advertising campaign, has long been a magnetto those devotees of fashion who worship her style. Born August 29, 1921 Iris Barrel in Astoria, Queens, New York, Apfel is […]
The best ads of the year went beyond simply pushing product, they sold an image that was aspirational and pushed the boundaries of their brand’s identity. Take a look back at the ads that caught our attention and held it during 2012. Prada S/S 12 Steven Meisel – Photographer | Katryn Kruger, Meghan Collison, Elise Crombez, Guinevere Van Seenus, Natasha Poly, Ymre Stiekema – Models Vintage glamour is a theme that has been run into the ground, but Meisel and Miuccia make it feel fresh. Hot rods and […]
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Renzo Rosso Photo By Andrea Delbo Marni RTW Spring 2013 Photo By Piero Cristaldi MILAN — The deal is finally done. Aftermonths of speculation, Diesel chief Renzo Rosso is expected to confirm today that he has taken a stake in Marni through his holding company, Only the Brave Srl. It is understood the deal will help Marni’s expansion around the world. In October, Marni’s chief executive officer Gianni Castiglioni, told WWD he was seeking a financial partner to support the company’s growth and retail […]
W Magazine January 2013 Jessica Chastain by Rineke Dijkstra. W Magazine January 2013 Jessica Chastain by Mickalene Thomas. Vogue January 2013 Gwen Stefani photographed by Annie Leibovitz. Vogue Japan January 2013 Joan Smalls photographed by Terry Richardson. Vogue UK January 2013 Kate Upton photographed by Alasdair McLellan. Vogue Germany January 2013 Jessica Chastain photographed by Bruce Weber. Vogue Australia January 2013 Carolyn Murphy photographed by Regan Cameron. Vogue Portugal January 2013 Karolina Kurkova photographed by Giampaolo Sgura Vogue China January […]
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This month’s Harper’s Bazaar Turkey features a beautiful Treat! American model Alyssa Miller smolders in Koray Birand’s story, posing seductively in the garden wearing lingerie, jewels and furs. Winter has never been hotter.
Edita Vilkeviciute gives great grunge glam for Warren du Preez & Nick Thorton Jones in the December issue of Numero. The super sexy black & white shoot features Edita in slick and sparkly pieces from Givenchy, Preen, and Balenciaga against a glittery background.
Under a shop face of twinkling lights, John Lewis has succeeded in showcasing some excellent winter clothing, accessories and gift ideas. Look at the great winter fashions, oogle at the amazing homeware window (we want it all) or pick a gift from the dedicated men’s and women’s windows. Christmas is wrapped up rather nicely here.
She’s a designer; actually, without a doubt she is one of the most successful Chinese designers. She studied at the China Textile University of Shanghai and at London’s Central Saint Martins. Before launching her eponymous line Uma Wang, she worked as an assistant for a Chinese brand. Besides designing the shapes, she also creates the threads and fabrics on her own. “As a child, in northern China, I would spend hours watching my father prepare medicines by using different ingredients, almost like […]