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.
It’s... Read More
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
Piccioli’s collection came to life with exaggerated flower patterns printed onto voluminous silk gowns, petal shaped edges tiered down the dresses in a sensual form. First look sent out was a dark chocolate brown background for a field of white flowers, and of course what is a Valentino show with their signature claret-coloured garments from couture- where deep reddish hues met ligth picks and baby blues mixed with greyish-greens.
Also there were Little Red Riding inspired hoods with... Read More
Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas, a one-of-a-kind, five-star property with modern Arabic architecture and a regal presence, opens phase one of the resort in the UAE capital. The new resort will welcome guests with effortless luxury across 327 rooms and four diverse dining options, including the signature Turtle Bay Bar & Grill restaurant, Sim Sim allday dining, Sama Lobby Lounge with stunning sea views, and the refreshing Swim Up Pool Bar.
Nestled in the heart of Saadiyat... Read More
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