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
A sense of augmented reality sets the tone for the Berluti collection for Spring-Summer 2020. In his continual observance of the artisanal heritage of the maison, artistic director, Kris Van Assche shines an imaginative light on the features of its legacy. As the new codes of Berluti become part of its future genetics, a seasonal consistency settles in. While in continuous evolution, the maison remains loyal to the values of its origins in the cultivation of an enduring luxury wardrobe for... 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
“This Fall/Winter 2020, we were inspired by Francesca DiMattio’s sculptures. Her work “imbues the decorative with strength and power.” Wedding-dress beads and basket weaving, often dismissed as mere decorations, transform into imposing structures, blurring what’s man-woman, old-new, high-low. DiMattio challenges the traditional norms of femininity. I remembered from studying art history how the work of Judith Leyster, one of the great Dutch Masters, was misattributed after her death simply... Read More
Painters, poets and philosophers, composers, cartoonists and crooners from Shakespeare to Stevie Nicks, TS Eliot to Tracy Emin, Jeanette Winterson to Jean Genet; they have all felt the lure of the sea. Max Mara shares their fascination. The ocean is a potent metaphor for the human condition; hazard and hope, love and longing, valour and vaingloriousness. Tales of ships and sailors are universal. “In civilisations without boats,” Michel Foucault observed, “dreams dry up.” Ms Max Mara has been... Read More
Angels is home to some of the most luxurious brands and this season features beautiful collections from your favourite international brands including, Fendi, Givenchy, Chloé and many more. Angels has clothing for all occasions so whether you are looking for a beautiful dress or a cool hoody, you can find it at Angels.
This season’s collection showcases a trendy and chic collection from Givenchy, with stylish dresses and tops as well as some fashionable streetwear pieces for a more... Read More
Admit it, you were dreaming of it, in this dreary, wintery gloom. Swapping the underground platform for the deck of a boat, your alarm clock for the soft lull of the waves, the cold for the heat… Well, so be it. If anyone can take you on a cruise this season, Vilebrequin can. Climb aboard the brand new Vilebrequin Cruise Lines. Introducing a brand-new wardrobe of seafaring essentials, perfect for starting the new year in warmer climes.
Your first port of call: swimwear. With tops and... Read More
The TOMMY HILFIGER Spring 2020 kids wear collection taps into the pioneering spirit of modern America, infusing a playful twist to the brand’s rich nautical heritage. Fashion gets functional with utility details, water repellency and a TH Cool miDori® finishing that provides moisture wicking and cooling properties. Tonal camouflage, foil and reflective logos, and nautical graphics from the archive modernize signature styles such as the reversible bomber, T-shirts, jumpsuits and pants. Bright... Read More
Wintery weather the perfect excuse to revamp your wardrobe, and lucky for you, we've found the perfect cold weather coats to add to your closet. From comfy cashmere to sophisticated silk, here are the most stylish picks that will keep you feeling warm (and turning heads) all season.
Winter coats need to keep us warm in all sorts of environmental elements – snow, ice, extreme cold, strong winds – but that doesn’t mean they can't be super cute and figure flattering. Thankfully, there... 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