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CRASH 78 THE ART ISSUE – KOZUE IN JUNYA WATANABE BY ARAKI

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI PHOTOGRAPHS KOZUE AKIMOTO IN JUNYA WATANABE FOR THE COVER OF CRASH 78 THE ART ISSUE ON NEWSSTANDS AND BOOKSHOPS ORDER YOUR COPY ON KDPRESSE.COM Meetings with extraordinary figures in the flesh: Jean-Luc Verna, as his retrospective opens at ...

MONCLER CELEBRATES THE OPENING OF ITS FIRST NEW YORK FLAGSHIP

THOM BROWNE AND SPIKE LEE CELEBRATE THE OPENING OF THE FIRST MONCLER FLAGSHIP IN NEW YORK On November 16, Moncler took a decisive step forward by opening its very first American flagship, a 600-m2 space designed by architects Gilles & Boissier and located on New York City’s iconic Madison Avenue. This ...

DESIGN MIAMI 2016 : LOUIS VUITTON UNVEILS TWO BRAND NEW OBJETS NOMADES ITEMS

LOUIS VUITTON REVEALS TWO BRAND NEW OBJETS NOMADES ITEMS AT DESIGN MIAMI Louis Vuitton chose Design Miami 2016 to unveil two brand new items from its Objets Nomades collection – a judicious choice as Design Miami is one of the biggest design events of the year. Indeed, the House conceived this collection ...

JOHN ALCORN AND MAISON KITSUNÉ UNVEIL A CAPSULE COLLECTION AT DESIGN MIAMI

DESIGN MIAMI 2016 : MAISON KITSUNÉ COLLABORATES WITH JOHN ALCORN Maison Kitsuné has teamed up with artist John Alcorn to present an inspired capsule collection at Design Miami 2016. As one of the biggest design exhibitions of the year, Design Miami comes along with plenty of associated projects and collaborations. One of ...

DESIGN MIAMI 2016 : THE HAPPY ROOM BY FENDI

FENDI AND CRISTINA CELESTINO PRESENT THE HAPPY ROOM AT DESIGN MIAMI AN ARTICLE TAKEN FROM OUR CURRENT ISSUE CRASH 78:  THE ART ISSUE, WRITTEN BY APOLLINE FRIMONT The House of Fendi has gained distinction for its passionate commitment to interior design. For its seventh year ...

SAINT LAURENT OPENS A NEW STORE IN MIAMI

THE NEW SAINT LAURENT STORE IN MIAMI’S DESIGN DISTRICT Saint Laurent has opened a new store in Miami’s lively Design District, a unique neighborhood mixing art galleries, prestigious museums, design stores, chic restaurants, and luxury boutiques. Remarkable for its one of a kind architecture, the new building is the ...

NUIT DE SOLSTICE HOME FRAGRANCE: A WINTER SENSATION FROM HERMÈS

NUIT DE SOLSTICE: THE NEW HERMÈS HOME FRAGRANCE  Hermès has opened the door to a whole new olfactory space with its line of Home Fragrances, highlighting the Art of Living that is such a crucial part of the House. Hermès embraces its incredible history and represents a typically French brand ...

DESIGN MIAMI 2016: DISCOVER ALL THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS YEAR’S EXCELLENT SELECTION

WHAT TO SEE AT DESIGN MIAMI 2016 ? This twelfth edition of Design Miami is devoted to found objects, unexpected materials, and native inspiration, as nine founding galleries and five first-time galleries exhibit their best pieces from November 30 to December 4. Kicking things off with two of the ...

TIFFANY & CO. LAUNCHES A CAPSULE COLLECTION WITH EDDIE BORGO

TIFFANY & CO. AND EDDIE BORGO LAUNCH A BRAND NEW CAPSULE COLLECTION Tiffany & Co introduces a new capsule collection prepared in collaboration with designer Eddie Borgo, the winner of the first CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Tiffany & Co. Development Grant. The capsule collection, which grew out of ...

ACNE STUDIOS AND JACK PIERSON UNVEIL AN ARTISTIC POUCH

ACNE STUDIOS X JACK PIERSON : THE ARTISTIC POUCH In 2015, Acne Studios launched its first leather goods collection with bags, pouches, and numerous other accessories. This season, to celebrate the one year anniversary of this collection, the House has called on artist Jack Pierson to imagine ...

EASTPAK ARTIST STUDIO RELEASES 11 ORIGINAL BAGS

EASTPAK ARTIST STUDIO RELEASES 11 BACKPACKS TO SUPPORT DESIGNERS AGAINST AIDS Every year since 2010, Eastpak reveals the creations of its Eastpak Artist Studio, a workshop inviting the world’s most creative designers to reinterpret its iconic backpack: the Padded Pak'r. This year features a line ...

JC DE CASTELBAJAC x ROSSIGNOL: THE WINTER CAPSULE

JC DE CASTELBAJAC x ROSSIGNOL: A COLLABORATION  BETWEEN ORIGINALITY AND TECHNOLOGY Winter is coming and that might be exciting news thanks to the great Jean Charles de Castelbajac. Indeed, the designer has imagined an innovative capsule collection for Rossignol that gives us the perfect winter vacation vibes for the season. ...

GUCCI UNVEILS GIFT GIVING 2016 CAMPAIGN VIDEO

GUCCI GARDEN : A CAMPAIGN VIDEO CELEBRATING THE BEAUTY OF NATURE Inspired by the Garden of Eden, Gucci's latest campaign video, "Gift Giving 2016: Gucci Garden," reveals a luxuriant garden, where fauna and flora go with beauty and poetry. This new short movie, directed by photographer Floria Sigismondi embarks the ...

THE NEW IMPULSE OF TOKYO DESIGN WEEK 2016

TOKYO DESIGN WEEK CELEBRATES ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY This year, Tokyo Design Week marked its 30th anniversary by ushering in a new impulse, as the city becomes a design hub connecting Japanese creativity with cities around the world. This year’s new Air Tent installations evoked visions of immaculate Nature, based ...

FENDI TIMEPIECES PRESENTS POLICROMIA IN COLLABORATION WITH DELFINA DELETTREZ FENDI

POLICROMIA: DELFINA DELETTREZ FENDI DESIGNS HAUTE JOAILLERIE WATCH FOR FENDI TIMEPIECES Noted jewelry designer Delfina Delettrez Fendi teamed up with Fendi Timepieces to create a luxurious haute joaillerie watch collection imbued with a Surrealist feeling. Called Policromia, from the Greek words poly (multiple) and khrôma (colors), the 20-piece watch collection shows intricate work on each ...

GESTE: AN UNDERGROUND PHOTO EXHIBITION IN PARIS

DISCOVER "GESTE", A PARIS' UNDERGROUND PHOTO EXHIBITION "I imagine that the essential gesture of the photographer is to surprise something or someone through the little hole in the camera," wrote Roland Barthes. Taking the geste photographique as its starting point, GESTE is an underground photo exhibition that brings together contemporary and vintage ...

CHANEL UNVEILS THE N°5 L’EAU FILM WITH LILY-ROSE DEPP

LILY-ROSE DEPP FOR CHANEL N°5 L'EAU: THE FILM We’ve known it since May: young actress Lily-Rose Depp is now the face of Chanel N°5 L'Eau, the House’s new fragrance, a reinterpretation of the iconic N°5. Next up, Chanel has released a promotional movie in which the young woman embodies the modern ...

A LARRY CLARK PROJECT / PARIS SESSION, A FILM FOR DIOR HOMME

LARRY CLARK PRESENTS THE LATEST SNEAKER COLLECTION FROM DIOR HOMME WITH EXCLUSIVE SHORT FILM The list of memorable collaborations between film and fashion runs long. But few of these encounters can match the massive symbolic dimension of the alliance between Dior Homme and Larry Clark. Indeed, the luxury ready-to-wear house ...

THE AUDI TALENTS AWARDS TENTH EDITION

AUDI TALENTS AWARDS: MUSIC, MOVIES, DESIGN AND CONTEMPORARY ART FOR THE TENTH EDITION Since its creation in 2007, the Audi Talents Awards has recognized forty artists and produced forty cultural events. This tenth edition provides an occasion to celebrate ten years of cultural support. This season, the jury composed ...

THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS ART PRIZES ANNOUCE THEIR WINNERS

Above: Kader Attia, exhibition view Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016, Centre Pompidou, Georges Meguerditchian FOUR PRESTIGIOUS ART PRIZES, FOUR EMERGING TALENTS A few of the world’s top art prizes announced their winners in October. From the Marcel Duchamp Prize to the Meurice Prize for Contemporary Art, we survey the ...

PAUL SMITH TO MERGE MEN AND WOMEN COLLECTIONS

PAUL SMITH WILL PRESENT BOTH MEN AND WOMEN COLLECTION FOR FALL-WINTER 2017 As from Fall-Winter 2017 season, British designer Paul Smith will present its men and women collections on the same runway. A mixed fashion show which will be settled during Paris Menswear Fashion Week. A hint to his first menswear show, which took place in ...

AITOR THROUP NAMED CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF G-STAR

G-STAR APPOINTS AITOR THROUP AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR Following three years as a creative consultant for the Amsterdam-based label, Aitor Throup has just been named G-Star's new creative director. The 36-year-old designer is responsible for some of G-Star great successes, such as the recently launched Raw ...

COACH ORGANIZES VINTAGE ONLINE AUCTION

THE COACH VINTAGE ONLINE AUCTION: A TRIBUTE TO SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS OF CREATION Coach celebrates seventy-five years of craftsmanship with an online auction of forty-eight vintage bags. The Coach vintage online auction includes three categories: one group about celebrity friends of the fashion House, another for vintage bags customized with ...

DONATELLA VERSACE LAUNCHES AN INTIMATE BOOK

"VERSACE" : A BOOK TO ILLUSTRATE THE HOUSES'S PAST AND PRESENT Versace is one of the most renowned fashion Houses in the world, and is known for its incomparable style and sense of luxury. The success story started in 1978 with Gianni Versace, an Italian stylist who decided to create a fashion ...

10 EXHIBITIONS TO SEE DURING FIAC 2016

HERE IS OUR SELECTION OF THE 10 EXHIBITIONS TO SEE DURING FIAC IN PARIS image above: Josephine Meckseper, Water Raining, 2016, © Josephine Meckseper. Photography by Robert McKeever. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. La clinique du monde by Wang Du at Galerie Laurent Godin Artist Wang Du reveals La clinique du monde, an exhibition ...

MARNI NAMES FRANCESCO RISSO CREATIVE DIRECTOR AFTER DEPARTURE OF CONSUELO CASTIGLIONI

CONSUELO CASTIGLIONI STEPS DOWN AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF MARNI News of Consuelo Castiglioni leaving her own label were announced earlier today. The founder and creative director of Marni annouced her decision to step down, twenty years after having founded the Italian House renowned for its singular aesthetic and close ...

« TOUTE PREMIERE FOIS » BY ARMELLE LETURCQ AND FRANCESCA NAPOLI ON SAYWHO

The pictures from the "Toute Première Fois" opening at 22 Visconti on Sunday, October 16th. Photography: Jean Picon - SayWho

YIA ART FAIR #7 : PARIS ALTERNATIVE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR

YIA ART FAIR #7: FROM OCTOBER 20 TO 23 This year, the YIA Art Fair (Young International Artists) celebrates its seventh edition in Paris during FIAC, for an alternative experience dedicated to all contemporary art lovers and specialists. From October 20 to 23, YIA will showcase a selection of 65 ...

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE LAUNCHES SPRING SERIES  

SPRING SERIES BY HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE : A JOURNEY THROUGH JAPANESE CULTURE This December, Homme Plissé Issey Miyake will release a special series, focusing on “Shunga,” a type of Ukiyo-e artwork which was extremely popular as a form of entertainment during the Edo Period, in Japan. "Shunga" were erotic and colorful paintings, representing love scenes ...

TOUTE PREMIERE FOIS: AN EXHIBITION CURATED BY ARMELLE LETURCQ & FRANCESCA NAPOLI

TOUTE PREMIERE FOIS AT 22 VISCONTI October 16 – 31, 2016 Opening Sunday October 16, 3 – 8 pm At 22 VISCONTI – Paris 6th On the sidelines of the FIAC art fair, 22 Visconti is ...

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