Featuring striking couture images of renowned photographer Cathleen Naundorf’s work with Polaroid photography, Haute Couture represents a series of images produced over six years of the artist working with some of the world’s most celebrated fashion designers.
Hair stylist and colorist Shelley Gregory, of Atelier by Square Salon in Las Vegas, introduces a sweeter style, featuring delicate colors that are inspired by the famous Ladurée macarons from Paris. She also calls it the ‘candy unicorn hair’.
Mademoiselle Privé, a journey through the origins of CHANEL’s creations capturing the charismatic personality and irreverent spirit of Mademoiselle Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld.
This autumn, Karl Lagerfeld and CHANEL will present an enchanted journey through the House’s creativity. The “Mademoiselle Privé” exhibition will highlight the Haute Couture, the re-editions of the High Jewellery “Bijoux de Diamants” collection created in 1932 and CHANEL N°5. source : saatchi gallery
DIOR’s divine man-made mountain sets the tone of Paris Fashion Week
A man-made mountain blanketed in royal blue and purple flowers set within the Cour Carrée of the Louvre by the extremely talented Alexandre Betak of Bureau Betak.
Gucci introduced the unisex “Princetown” loafers in February, and they say it’s their most popular shoe in years.
Vogue.com said they were “head over heels” for the shoe.
This is the most buzzed-about shoe of the fall…..
This exhibition looks at the extremes of footwear from around the globe, presenting around 200 pairs of shoes ranging from a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf originating from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers.
Here below : This unique design brings together traditional craft with new technology!
Elio Fiorucci, designer and retailer, 1935-2015
A star has faded. Fusing the transgressive style of Swinging London with his own take on Pop Art, Elio Fiorucci created a global clothing empire. He was inspired by street fashion, art, food, design.
He opened his first store in 1967 in Milan at the centre of the city’s San Babila district.
Dutch fashion designers Viktor & Rolf transformed broken picture frames filled with fabric into haute-couture gowns during their latest catwalk show, by taking them off a wall and draping them over models. via dezeen
Wes Anderson, famed director known for his whimsical filmmaking, was commissioned to design an Italian cafe and the result is the most Wes Anderson-y looking spot ever. It’s called Bar Luce and part of the Fondazione Prada complex. source : airows
Opening of Wanderland, the Hermès exhibition at Saatchi Gallery in London that travels to Paris and Turin later this year.
Wanderland, with its title reminiscent of that other almost untranslatable German term, ‘wanderlust’, is a feat of trompe l’oeil spread over 11 rooms. Conceived by curator Bruno Gaudichon and set designer Hubert Le Gall, the exhibition combines pieces from the Hermès archives with odd items from Emile Hermès’ personal collection, most of which relate to horses or walking.
Hermès Wanderland, Saatchi Gallery’s latest exhibition, realistically recreates the hunting ground of the nineteenth-century flâneur, complete with covered arcades and shopfronts
The duality of the word consumption — defined as both an indulgence of food and a surplus of spending — is a starting point for chloe wise‘s artistic interests. The Canadian-born, New York-based creative toys with themes of luxury and consumerism by recreating some of the fashion industry’s most emblematic merchandise with food.
Cast in urethane and intricately painted with a hyper-realism that constitutes a trompe l’oeil effect, Wise recontextualizes the pricey products as art objects instead of purchasable goods, where food and fashion are rid of their value and become solely symbolic of the frivolity of excess. source : designboom
Herzog & de Neuron has completed work on an “understated” box-like shop for fashion brand Miu Miu in Tokyo’s Aoyama district – opposite the flagship store it created for Prada almost 15 years ago. source : dezeen
The Milanese studio Piuarch designs the new Givenchy flagship store in Seoul, in the heart of the Gangnam-Gu shopping district, the building features an optical facade that becomes urban landmark. source : delood
Interior designer Iris Apfel, 93, is fast becoming one of the fashion industry’s most sought-after models, having just unveiled her second high-profile ad campaign in as many months.
Apfel, the fashion eccentric who’s also the face of Alexis Bittar for spring (she stars alongside Tavi Gevinson in the campaign), shows off her quirky, colorful sense of style in the ads, pairing one of Spade’s pink handbags with green trousers, blue polka-dotted socks and a giant white bow. Kloss, who favors a more classic, all-American look, is elegantly dolled up in white. Each model’s aesthetic couldn’t be more different, but they look lovely and harmonious sitting on a park bench together.