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CRASH #84 - THE RADICAL CINEMA ISSUE

BACKSTAGE AT CANALI SPRING-SUMMER 2017 MILAN

CANALI SS17 MILAN: A BACKSTAGE STORY Canali starts the Spring-Summer 2017 season in Milan with a flavor of elegance. The eternal suit is revamped with understated colors from pale pink to light blue, and tones are often mixed to bring that feeling of summer. There is also an undeniable ...

THE 10 STRONGEST PIECES FROM ART BASEL 2016

ARMELLE LETURCQ SELECTS THE 10 STRONGEST PIECES FROM ART BASEL 2016 From June 16 to 19, Art Basel celebrates the 47th edition of the international fair in Basel with an impressive list of 286 galleries showing the works of their most influential artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. As always, ...

GRACE WALES BONNER WINS THE 2016 LVMH PRIZE

GRACE WALES BONNER: LAUREATE OF THE 2016 LVMH PRIZE In only three years of existence, the LVMH Prize has quickly become one of the most respected fashion design competitions for young talents worldwide. The award boosted the careers of many talented designers in the past, particularly previous winners Thomas ...

INGA BY E.M: A LUXURY SHOE COLLECTION

TWO FASHION ICONS MEET FOR AN ELEGANT SHOE LINE: INGA BY EM INGA BY EM COLLECTION. You may know Inga Savits-Hanon for having graced the most prestigious runways worldwide for years now. What you probably didn't know is that the Estonian beauty studied fashion designed before becoming a successful ...

MEET THE 2016-2017 ROLEX MENTOR & PROTEGE SELECTED ARTISTS

ROLEX MENTOR & PROTEGE UNVEILS ITS SEVEN SELECTED ARTISTS Rolex just unveiled the names of the seven protégés of its Rolex Mentor & Protégé artistic mentorship program 2016-2017. The young artists have been chosen by their mentors to spend a year of collaboration with them at the rhythm ...

DIOR HOMME FALL-WINTER 2016 CAMPAIGN BY WILLY VANDERPERRE

MEET THE NEW FACES OF THE DIOR HOMME FALL WINTER 2016 CAMPAIGN After successful collaborations with actors Boyd Holbrook and Robert Pattinson for the past seasons, Kris Van Assche taps into a larger group of the most avant-garde artists to represent music, fashion, and cinema in his Dior Homme Fall-Winter ...

PAUL SMITH HOSTS DEREK RIDGERS PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION

PAUL SMITH HOSTS DEREK RIDGERS PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION TO CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF PUNK On the occasion of London Collections Men's 9th edition, Paul Smith and the British Fashion Council celebrated 40 years of punk hosting a Derek Ridgers photographic exhibition at the Paul Smith flagship store on ...

BACKSTAGE AT J.W. ANDERSON MENSWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2017 LONDON

JW ANDERSON MENSWEAR SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY For the spring-summer 2017 season, Jonathan Anderson shows the full extent of his creativity with an eclectic collection. The designer embraces elongated silhouettes with checked shirts coming down to the knees or lower. Layers of fabric create rich textures, which are accentuated by ...

BACKSTAGE AT TIGER OF SWEDEN SPRING-SUMMER 2017 LONDON

TIGER OF SWEDEN SS17: A BACKSTAGE STORY This season, Tiger of Sweden creative director Andreas Gran presents a collection inspired by the Baroque era and the evolution of style through time. The first silhouettes to be presented on the runway show a dense floral-print reminiscent of a rococo garden. ...

BACKSTAGE AT MCM X CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN SPRING-SUMMER 2017 LONDON

MCM X CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN: CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF CREATION This year marks the 40th anniversary of MCM, the Munich-born luxury leather goods label. To celebrate this turning point, the House teams up with acclaimed British designer Christopher Raeburn on a unisex capsule collection for the spring-summer 2017 season, presented ...

DISCOVER THE 2016 EDITION OF DESIGN MIAMI/ BASEL

DESIGN MIAMI/ BASEL OFFERS THE BEST OF THE DESIGN SCENE image above: The Armadillo Tea Pavilion by Ron Arad for Revolution A global fair for design, Design Miami/ Basel celebrates its eleventh edition with an exceptional offering, starting on June 14th and over nearly a week, and this year with ...

CHRISTOPHE LEMAIRE JOINS UNIQLO AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF « UNIQLO U »

UNIQLO APPOINTS CHRISTOPHE LEMAIRE FOR THE LAUNCH OF "UNIQLO U" Uniqlo and Christophe Lemaire have always been a success story ever since they began collaborating in October last year with the launch of the Uniqlo and Lemaire line. Today, the fashion behemoth announced a new union with the French ...

CHLOE MORETZ ON BALANCE

CHLOË GRACE MORETZ HAS COMING OF AGE ON HER MIND RIGHT NOW, AND NOT JUST BECAUSE SHE’S HIT SWEET 16. SINCE UTTERING PRETTY GROWN UP FOUR LETTER WORD IN 2010’S SUPERHERO FLICK “KICK­ASS” (IT­ STARTS­ WITH­ A­“C”, AND SHE WAS 11 AT THE TIME), MORETZ HAS SHOWN AN ...

G-STAR RAW AND PHARRELL WILLIAMS NEW STORE OPENING ON 5TH AVENUE

JUNE 1st, NEW YORK - G-STAR NEW STORE OPENING ON 5TH AVENUE This 1st of June, Pharrell Williams and G-Star celebrated the new flagship store opening on 5th Avenue in New York. This is the first inauguration of the world renowned singer since he became co-owner and ...

DIOR LIMITED EDITION CREATIONS BY MARC QUINN

DIOR LIMITED EDITION CREATIONS BY MARC QUINN To celebrate its new store opening in London New Bond Street, Dior launches a limited edition accessories line with British contemporary artist Marc Quinn. On four floors, the new Dior's boutique is the biggest store of the Maison in the United Kingdom. The boutique ...

HOMME PLISSE ISSEY MIYAKE AUTUMN-WINTER 2016 CAMPAIGN

HOMME PLISSE ISSEY MIYAKE AUTUMN-WINTER 2016 CAMPAIGN Homme Plisse  Issey Miyake just unveiled its Autumn-Winter 2016 collection with a beautiful video campaign directed by Pascal Monfort. The collection is inspired by nations flags, that are reproduced with striped prints on hooded long jackets, vests and flimsy trousers while the silhouette ...

DIOR CRUISE 2017 EXPERIENCE AND NEW BOND STREET OPENING

DIOR CRUISE 2017: THE BLENHEIM EXPERIENCE For the presentation of its Cruise 2017 collection, the House of Dior took its guest on an historical journey leading back to the UK, at Blenheim's Palace, an extraordinary venue located in Oxfordshire. With the English countryside as backdrop, the collection took inspiration from ...

WANDA NYLON X LA REDOUTE

WANDA NYLON X LA REDOUTE EXCLUSIVE CAPSULE COLLECTION This June, a capsule collection between La Redoute and French designer Wanda Nylon will be released on La Redoute website. Famous for its translucent trench, Wanda Nylon was launched in 2012 and quickly became one of the most praised independent labels in the ...

LOUIS VUITTON CRUISE 2017 IN RIO DE JANEIRO

RIO DE JANEIRO: LOUIS VUITTON CRUISE 2017 COLLECTION Following last year's incredible experience brought to Bob Hope's house in Palm Springs, Nicolas Ghesquière rose up to the challenge in presenting his Louis Vuitton Cruise 2017 collection in Rio de Janeiro at the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum - designed by Oscar ...

ASTIER DE VILLATTE STORE OPENING ON RUE DE TOURNON

PARIS - ASTIER DE VILLATTE OPENS ITS SECOND STORE ON RUE DE TOURNON 75006 Astier de Villatte was founded in 1996 by Ivan Pericoli and Benoit Astier de Villatte and it is today one of the leading ateliers perpetuating the ceramic parisian craftsmanship of the 18th century. In 2000, the ...

MEET THE TURNER PRIZE 2016 FINALISTS

TURNER PRIZE 2016: FINALISTS ANNOUNCED Tate Britain just announced the four finalists of the Turner Prize 2016. Founded in 1984, the Turner Prize has always aimed to promote public debate around the British contemporary art scene and its developments, and has grown to become one of the most respected ...

LILY-ROSE DEPP IS THE NEW FACE OF CHANEL PARFUM N°5 L’EAU

LILY-ROSE DEPP IS THE NEW FACE OF CHANEL PARFUM Lily-Rose Depp has been announced as Chanel parfum new face for the upcoming advertising campaign of the House's new fragrance, N°5 L'EAU, by Olivier Polge. Already Chanel's ambassador for the Perle sunglasses collection launched in 2015, the young actress perfectly embodies ...

ADÈLE EXARCHOPOULOS ON ACTING

ADÈLE EXARCHOPOULOS ON THE OCCASION OF TODAY'S SCREENING OF "THE LAST FACE" BY SEAN PENN AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, WE TAKE A LOOK BACK TO OUR RECENT EXCLUSIVE FASHION EDITORIAL AND INTERVIEW WITH ADÈLE EXARCHOPOULOS, THE NEW LEADING ACRESS OF FRENCH CINEMA AFTER HER FABULOUS INTERPRETATION IN BLUE ...

XAVIER DOLAN ON CINEMA

XAVIER DOLAN - COLLEGE BOY ONLY 24 AND WITH THREE FEATURES ALREADY UNDER HIS BELT, XAVIER DOLAN LAUNCHED HIS BRILLIANT CAREER AT AN EXTREMELY YOUNG AGE AND HASN’T LET UP SINCE. WITH SEVERAL NEW PROJECTS CURRENTLY UNDERWAY, WE MANAGED TO CATCH UP WITH HIM DURING A BRIEF STOP ...

FENDI EYESHINE WITH COEUR DE PIRATE

FENDI UNDONE VIDEO WITH COEUR DE PIRATE TO CELEBRATE EYESHINE COLLECTION Fendi launches its new video "Undone" to celebrate its Spring-Summer 2016 sunglasses EyeShine collection, with the participation of Coeur de Pirate, Canadian-French singer and songwriter. The video takes inspiration from the myth of Sun, making the sunglasses a sacred ...

LIVESTREAM: TOMMY HILFIGER TEAMS UP WITH RAFAEL NADAL

TOMMY X NADAL: SPORT WITH ELEGANCE - LIVE FROM PARIS It's the event you don't want to miss this Wednesday: Global Brand ambassador Rafael Nadal and Tommy Hilfiger are celebrating in their Paris home their collaboration with an event called "Tommy x Nadal." On this occasion, the nine-time Roland ...

ADELE HAENEL ON FILM

NOMINATED FOR A FRENCH CÉSAR FOR BEST NEW ACTRESS IN 2008, ADÈLE HAENEL, A DRIVEN AND ATYPICAL YOUNG ACTRESS, PLAYS THE LEAD ROLE IN THE LATEST FILM FROM BERTRAND BONELLO, HOUSE OF TOLERANCE, WHICH WILL HIT MOVIE THEATERS ON SEPTEMBER 21. BELOW, SHE TOUCHES ON THE QUESTION OF ...

SEBASTIEN LIFSHITZ ON DOCUMENTARY

MEN AND WOMEN, BORN BETWEEN THE WARS. THEY HAVE NOTHING IN COMMON EXCEPT THEIR HOMOSEXUALITY, AND THEIR DECISION TO LIVE OPENLY AT A TIME WHEN SOCIETY REJECTED THEM. THEY’VE LOVED, STRUGGLED, DESIRED, MADE LOVE. SEBASTIEN LIFSHITZ TELLS THE STORY OF THEIR PIONEERING LIVES IN HIS CESAR NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY, ...

JONATHAN SAUNDERS NAMED CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER OF DIANE VON FURSTENBERG

DVF APPOINTS JONATHAN SAUNDERS There are some big changes coming for Diane Von Furstenberg. The House announced today the appointment of London designer Jonathan Saunders as Chief Creative Director, a newly created position that places him at the top of the creative chain in the DVF empire. Effective immediately, ...

JULIETTE BINOCHE ON WORDS

THE MOST HONOURED AND ARTSY OF FRENCH ACTRESSES (AND NOT ONLY IN MOVIES…): JULIETTE BINOCHE LENDS HER XL TALENT TO PAINTING AND DANCE WITH JUST AS MUCH VERVE. “PORTRAITS IN-EYES” GATHERS 68 REPRESENTATIONS OF CHARACTERS SHE’S INTERPRETED AND DIRECTORS SHE’S WORKED WITH. IT’S AN EMOTIONAL VOYAGE THROUGH THE ...

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