A long-awaited and highly intimate visual history of Versace, the globally renowned Italian fashion brand. VERSACE holds its place firmly in the fashion world as a legendary and iconic luxury brand.
Taking over the artistic direction of the family-run fashion house in 1997, after the tragic loss of her brother Gianni, the enigmatic and alluring Donatella Versace has since catapulted the brand into the future. This richly illustrated tome chronicles Donatella’s interpretation of... Read More
When we think of the military, our first thoughts probably turn to battle hardened marines, suave, cocky pilots and men willing to put their lives on the line to protect their nations interests. I doubt however the idea of fashion and style ever springs to mind.
Yet so many items of clothing we own are taken straight from the military handbook or adapted from pieces that were designed first and foremost for the battlefields rather than the high-street. In fact... Read More
Showcasing the finest and most iconic looks of Autumn Winter 2016 and inspired by the luxury of time, Dubai’s premier department store Harvey Nichols – Dubai, presented the season’s key fashion trends which are now available in-store.
Inspired by the runways of New York, London, Milan and Paris, the show was a careful curation of the most coveted brands and pieces, put together to emanate a refined style that has become the signature of Harvey Nichols – Dubai.
The runway... Read More
This season, clothes seem especially geared to garner attention: platforms, big puffy coats, and lots of purple. Nineteen-eighties-style glitz and excess fit perfect for a Bret Easton Ellis heroine — especially exaggerated shoulders — were in evidence, as was the 1990s-grunge penchant for layering a fancy evening gown over a simple turtleneck or T-shirt. Layering was a recurring theme: This fall, you can cozy up in military-style outerwear, throw on a tartan coat, try out a sweeping cape, or... Read More
The new Baldinini presents Fall/Winter 2016/2017 Collection during the Milan Fashion Week 2016, in Milan, Italy. Featuring fantasy and colors in the preview, the new collection highlights an everyday journey which tells the unconditional passion for the world of footwear - unique and iconic shoes for every moment of the day.Read More
Clothes like seduction weapons, sartorial masterpieces that reveal the body. Donatella Versace keeps conveying her personal interpretation of haute couture and carries Atelier Versace towards a modern elegance, an almost dream-like elegance, with a haute couture-like perfection. Evening dresses and tuxedos, deconstructed and reassembled, kept in place by silicon bands or colored crystal ropes. Perforated mini bodices alternate with long chiffon dresses adorned by straps, or unveil precious... Read More
The British-inspired, perforated design on the toecap and new shape place this style in a league of its own. The upper of the shoe is crafted from the House’s new leather, Venezia Unico, and features brogue detailing to add cachet to the three-eyelet lacing.
The sporty sole curves up over the front of the shoe and features a ribbed sole plate. The bold interplay of colours around the welt and heel takes its lead from the world of sport.
For Autumn-Winter 2016, nylon is combined... Read More
An earthy orange color in of itself, this is one of the hues that really comes into play on the spring/ summer runway for 2016, as seen on runways such as Esteban Cortazar and Roland Mouret, the latter of which takes on the orange hue with gusto. Nina Ricci grabs at the earthier feel of the color and brings in its own take on the way the designs should work. Chalayan gives in to the hue as well. And then, of course there is the whole Balmain deal. Osman likes his permission as well,... Read More
One of our favorite looks in terms of the newer spring 2016 handbags is the sharply pleated drawstring backpack as seen on the Louis Vuitton runway, splashes with the brand’s traditional monogram logo. Even the Michael Kors Collection features a snakeskin alternative that can be held in hand as a clutch almost, that is how innovative the design is.
Tommy Hilfiger has some similar looks with top handles added for ease of carrying your gear across the beach, made to match the sweaters... Read More
On the catwalks, House of Holland showcases a modern take on a retro floral print with stark black outlines, while clean white bases lend a fresh touch to Victoria Beckham’s abstracted pink blooms. Blown-up placements can also be used, as seen with combinations of painterly petals and sheer knit at Missoni or vivid color pop bases on a Marni bag. Ditsy florals inspire notions of the springtime prairie, on show in delicate repeat patterns. Classic flower motifs take on a modern freshness when... Read More