Clare Waight Keller spent her summer travelling through the archives of Givenchy, the house she joined in May after leaving Chloé. The distinct signature of her predecessor Riccardo Tisci, who served at the house for 12 years, eventually turned Givenchy into an entirely new brand, driven by his love for South American culture and sportswear. So the classic codes of Givenchy - which its founder sold to LVMH in 1989 - were Waight Keller’s for the taking. She let fate lead the way. “I was less... Read More
The spring/ summer 2018 fashion trends are giving us variety, with something to please every kind of fashion-conscious consumer, from those who are all about standing out in avant-garde style to those who value minimalist comfort above all else. Both long-beloved staples and innovative new ideas were presented to us in the various fashion capitals of the world.
In the past few decades, celebrities and fashion designers have played a major role in bringing animal print into mainstream... Read More
Here's our ultimate guide to the Summer Fashion 2018 Catwalk. A mix of uplifting and colorful collection with OTT texture and fringing galore.
The man this house is built upon was a pioneer who left his country and built a legend through artistry, ingenuity, and grit. To cite some of his most defining clients—Garbo, Bardot, Perón, and Monroe—in the press release served only to emphasize the difference between then and now. Ferragamo is a great house, but greatness should not be taken... Read More
The 2018 Accord is the 10th generation of Honda’s perennially best-selling midsize sedan. All new from the ground up, the new Accord is built on a new platform with a lower, wider stance, a lighter and more rigid unibody structure; a lighter and more sophisticated chassis; two advanced new power units, including Accord’s first-ever turbocharged engines, a new 10-speed automatic transmission.
In recreating Accord for its 10th generation, Honda designers and engineers sought to... Read More
Colors were brighter, fabrics were lighter, and fun and freedom were in the air at Giorgio Armani’s Resort presentation, which had a more youthful than usual spirit. Armani made his mark by redefining tailoring for both sexes, fusing comfort with a sleek, unfussed elegance. More than 40 years later, he continues to play along familiar lines. Yet like the endless variations a talented music composer can layer into his signature melodies, making them new without ever altering the tune, he... Read More
As the curtains parted at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, revealing a set of screens hand-painted with trees, the strains of Claude Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” filled the air. You half expected Vaslav Nijinsky to come bounding out of the wings.
The Russian ballet dancer has been closely associated with the premises since he premiered another of his revolutionary choreographies, “The Rite of Spring,” at the venue in 1913 — famously causing a riot among... Read More
Around 430 clients, many of them new, travelled from across the world to the Sicilian capital of Palermo to experience the 126-look swoon that was Dolce & Gabbana’s latest Alta Moda show last night. And at Alta Moda, personal security detachments are ten a penny: The wealth that enables these super shoppers to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars, and sometimes considerably more, buying into this couture-but-beyond iteration of idealized Italian-ness comes with its own burdens.... Read More
When Gucci teased its Pre-Fall 2017 campaign at the beginning of the year with a series of elusive casting videos, featuring only models of color, we didn't know exactly what to expect — aside from the possibility that these individuals, who auditioned with Midland Agency in London, would likely dance and channel their inner spirit animal for the job.
On Thursday morning, the Italian fashion house finally released the official ad campaign and, damn, did Alessandro Michele deliver. ... Read More
A portrait of women, the Ralph & Russo Autumn Winter 2017/2018 collection takes inspiration from the identity and natural beauty captured by the grand masters Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton & Norman Parkinson.
Enthused by light and animation, this season’s palette is iridescent; a flash of ice mints and pearlescent lavenders, aqua blue double satins and crystal mesh in rose-gold hues.
Embroidery is crystallised like a photograph in time, whilst motion is captured in the... Read More
Essence and truth. For this Valentino haute couture collection, Pierpaolo Piccioli interprets fashion to perfection. "As Shakespeare says, we are made of the same material as dreams," says the designer a few hours before the show. "Dreams bring everybody together, because they are timeless, just like the haute couture." Piccioli loves art, music, poetry and the oneiric side of fashion which, as he says, must be strictly timeless because "couture is made of special moments, rituals that make... Read More