Victor & Rolf’s went over the top for Van Gogh for its SS couture collection. Of course, it is no coincidence that this year also marks the 125th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest artists ever – Van Gogh.
In fact it has even inspired the famous Keukenhof flower park in Denmark to honour the famous Dutch artist with a flower bulb mosaic of the artist portraying pure flower power. But we’ll talk more about that later.
At V... Read More
Magical Milan’s famous Teatro alla Scala theatre was the setting for famous fashion duo, Dominico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana’s spring/summer 2015 Alta Moda presentation. They invited an exclusive group of guests to join them in the Italian city for a very grand finale to a week of couture.
This is the first time Teatro alla Scala opened its doors to host an event like this and so it was to turn into a celebration of Italian fashion at its best as well as a to the... Read More
Financial tensions have a way of fracturing industries and the fashion world too can’t escape it. Due to the luxury sector recording mixed results in 2014, leading brands kept their cards close and didn’t venture too far into the unknown. The result was a sense that not many things had changed
Colour palettes embraced nudes, moved on to pastels (particularly yellow and sky blue) then red which appears to be the accent colour of the past few seasons.
Denim exerts its appeal for... Read More
Handcrafted in Italy and designed with the attention to detail known throughout the Ricky Bag collection, the Ricky Drawstring is a fresh interpretation of Ralph Lauren’s iconic luxury tradition.
Available in luxe nappa leather, alligator and python, as well as three sizes and a range of classic and seasonal colors, from Antique Gold to Bright Orange to Cadet Blue, each Ricky Drawstring Bag features a chic contrasting lining and a removable top handle and cross-... Read More
The house’s rich archives continue to inspire Creative Director Brendan Mullane, whose collection takes its cue from Brioni’s American style conquests in the 1950s. Old photos of Hollywood icons such as Richard Burton, Henry Fonda and Cary Grant, snapped during Brioni fittings, sparked the connection with Los Angeles, the pulsating heart of the entertainment industry and a fertile hub for art, culture and media.
At the time, Brioni made headlines with its “Columnar Look,” a... Read More
Baldinini’s windows host bold combinations of optical prints and colour while those of Baldinini Trend stores are strictly in black and white, reflecting the graphic art contrasts on window panels. Modern graphics for the new advertising campaign appearing in international magazines as from January and for the new ss15 catalogue: sophisticated looks are mixed with photos with more of a sportswear appeal, the latest thing.
Couture touches and IRIDESCENT vibes urge you to step up your... Read More
Another year, another spectacular show put together by Harvey Nichols Dubai. This year's theme for their SS 2015 preview was "Secret Garden", giving it an extremely Alice in Wonderland touch whilst entering the main arena before the show. It's safe to say that we can definitely expect to see a great variety of designers at our favorite department store this summer - and we can't wait to get our hands on them!
Entering through a magical, foliage-filled secret garden, giant keys,... Read More
Marking its 5th year as one of the top retail destinations in the Middle East, Bloomingdale’s-Dubai went over the top to showcase their latest Spring/Summer 2015 collections. Headlined by the season’s most coveted designer and contemporary labels, the Bloomingdale’s-Dubai Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Show was quite the spectacle, complete with dramatic, high flying aerialists, costumed stilt walkers, carnival games and circus-themed treats.
Sheikh Saeed Hall 1 in the Dubai World Trade... Read More
The runways were literally blossoming as all those birds seem to have set off an explosion of flowers. What’s more you can simply pluck blooms off this season’s accessories to make a bright and exotic bouquet for yourself!
Leading the way is talented duo Dolce & Gabbana’s lacy black creation featuring bright red embroidered carnations with long stalks arranged symmetrically. Dior goes the green way (by recycling plastic) with a picturesque tote bedecked with plastic flowers and... Read More
The season’s runways simply fluttered with feathered touches that promised to take us off to other realms on their wings!
And you could spot them just everywhere such as on an engrossing tote by Alice & Olivia featuring a bunch of butterflies fluttering down gently over a town, an eye-catching exotic Braccialini bag highlighted by tropical touches featuring bright pink flamingo portraits (did you know their pink colour is attributed to the large shrimp intake?), Philip Plein... Read More