“Fatto A Mano” – it means made by hand. But it also means “that every human touch contributes to the creation of every garment”. And on this sunny Sunday in Milan, the Italian House’s savoir-faire was alive and well as show-goers had an exclusive look at the artisan’s mastery as they entered the venue. And so, the collection was a breath of fresh air that took our minds away from winter’s hardship. In the fashion industry, that meant turning any wintery staple piece into something that no... Read More
Titled The Ritual, the new Gucci advertising campaign follows the reversal of perspective that characterized Creative Director Alessandro Michele’s vision for the Fall-Winter 2020-2021 show, where the audience was invited to witness what goes on behind the scenes, behind the curtains. Further exploring the idea of looking at things from a different point of view, new possibilities opened up. Consequently, models were asked to be the authors of the new campaign and were given the brief to... Read More
Heritage is the soul of menswear. A generational dialogue between tradition and change, it inspires and provokes the evolution of male dress. For Autumn-Winter 2020, Berluti intensifies and abstracts its own heritage in a free-spirited proposal for our time. Imagining what the maison’s century-old archives – entrenched in expert shoemaking – would look like had they encompassed tailoring, artistic director Kris Van Assche stages an exaggerated exchange between past and present. The... Read More
For her fourth show at New York Fashion Week, Creative Director Sophie Delafontaine envisioned a Parisian woman who is constantly moving forward, ceaseless in her pursuit for what’s new, what’s next. She is the star of her own movie, a complex character built of layers, who is far from one-dimensional.
For Delafontaine, the starting point was the ’70s, a decade that encapsulates a free mindset, when self-expression was typified by the era’s leading ladies, including Catherine Deneuve... Read More
If the nave of the Grand Palais has metamorphosed in a cloister garden for the Spring-Summer 2020 Haute Couture show, it is to transport us to one of the key places in Gabrielle Chanel’s childhood. After the death of her mother in 1895, she and her sisters were sent by their father to the orphanage of the ancient Cistercian abbey of Aubazine, in Corrèze, to live alongside the other little boarding pupils. It was in this timeless place hidden from the world, that the young Gabrielle was... Read More
Past, present, couture. for the dior men’s winter 2020-2021 collection, artistic director kim jones draws on the dior archives and iconography to celebrate the house’s timeless elegance. a journey to the heart of haute couture and a tribute to judy blame, a pivotal figure and a symbol of creativity that always looks to the future.
The silhouettes explore values of excellence and authenticity, evoking fashion not just as a finished product but as a creative process. clothes, shoes and... Read More
Chanel presented its Métiers d’Art collection in Paris on Wednesday. For her first high-craft outing for the maison, creative director Virginie Viard leaned heavily on the house codes—camellias, tweeds, layers of chain-link necklaces and pearls, and highly wearable suiting. Titled, "31 Rue Cambon", the address of Chanel's legendary Parisian store, the collection was a safe return to the brand's hallmarks, especially after previous outings that saw Karl Lagerfeld looking to Egypt and Hamburg... Read More
Cruise your way all along as Aviamost brings to you an overview of the stunning images of chic cruise collections for the 2019/20 season
Planning your next vacation in a warm and cozy country? Cruise your way all along as Aviamost brings to you an overview of the stunning images of chic cruise collections for the 2019/20 season.For the Cruise 2019/20 collection, CHANEL transforms the Grand Palais into a train station with a typically Parisian and timeless ambiance.
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Amidst ingenuity, the Givenchy Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2019 collection embodies a palimpsest of glamour – as traces of peerless majesty are streaked with rebellion. Unravelling a tapestry of romance and antiquity, Clare Waight Keller invokes the notion of Noblesse Radicale, inflecting the traditions of Givenchy Haute Couture with new textures and volumes. Bearing the fruit of imaginary journeys through villas, chateaux, and stately homes, these swans emerge as punk effigies – bowerbirds of... Read More
As per tradition, Dior and Maria Grazia Chiuri held the event in the gardens of the Rodin Museum, close to the Les Invalides monument. The showroom? A very chic circus tent, with light garlands and polychrome chequered floor – all erected by the Bureau Betak office.
Beyond the arts of the circus, it was the revolutions that Maria Grazia Chiuri was interested in: the ballet "Parade" created in 1917 by the Théâtre du Châtelet, the music of French... Read More