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CHANEL CRUISE PARIS-SEOUL BEHIND THE SCENES

Chanel Cruise 2016 Paris-Seoul This season, Karl Lagerfeld chose Seoul, Korea, as destination for the Chanel Cruise 2016 collection. The show took place in the futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza designed by architect Zaha Hadid. Lagerfeld took inspiration from the Korean culture to create a collection that was ...

BULGARI SUPPORTS SAVE THE CHILDREN AFTER THE NEPAL EARTHQUAKE

On April 25th, a terrible earthquake hit Nepal and left the country in agony, taking numerous lives and breaking families apart. The destruction of roads, bridges and many infrastructures complicates communications, access and emergency services. Aware of the urgency of the situation, Bulgari has made a €500.000 donation to ...

SWEET PARTNERSHIP: MAYUMI OTERO X COTÉLAC

This spring, Cotélac takes us on a journey in Japan and Spain. The brand chooses to collaborate with the French drawer Mayumi Otero, and creates an exclusive capsule collection. Large panel of different cultures inspires the young illustrator, meant to be an artist since her youngest ...

PARLEY FOR THE OCEANS COLLABORATES WITH ADIDAS

German brand Adidas announced last month a new partnership with the company Parley For the Oceans. This initiative is dedicated to raising awareness about sustainability and fragility of oceans worldwide. This long-term partnership program is built on three major pillars: Communication and Education, Research and Innovation, and ...

PATRICIA MARSHALL ON ADVICE

PATRICIA MARSHALL INTERVIEW ON ADVICE: ART ADVISOR FOR SOME OF THE BIGGEST ART COLLECTIONS AROUND THE WORLD, PATRICIA MARSHALL MET WITH US TO RETRACE THE MAJOR STEPS IN HER PROFESSIONAL LIFE AND GIVE US SOME EXPERT ANALYSIS OF THE ART MARKET AND ITS CURRENT TRENDS.  Interview by ...

DIDIER KRZENTOWSKY ON COLLECTING

DIDIER KRZENTOWSKY INTERVIEW ON COLLECTING: FOLLOWING A CAREER IN THE SPORTS INDUSTRY, CONTEMPORARY ART AND DESIGN COLLECTOR DIDIER KRZENTOWSKY CREATED THE KREO AGENCY AND GALLERY WITH HIS WIFE CLEMENCE IN THE 1990S. WE MET WITH HIM TO TAKE A LOOK BACK AT AN UNCOMMON CAREER FUELED BY A ...

LESCOP ON MUSIC

LESCOP INTERVIEW ON MUSIC: RISING FIGURE FROM THE FRENCH POP, LESCOP IS AN INSPIRED SINGER. HIS FIRST ALBUM LAUNCHED A COUPLE OF MONTH AGO, LEADS US TO THE FOREST, TOKYO BY NIGHT, LOS ANGELES, AND OTHER MORE PERSONAL DESTINATIONS WHICH ARE EQUALLY EXCITING. UNPRETENTIOUS, CONFESSIONS OF A VERY ...

JULIEN LOMBRAIL & LOIC LE GAILLARD ON CARPENTERS WORKSHOP GALLERY

AFTER OPENING THE CARPENTERS WORKSHOP GALLERY IN LONDON, FRENCH ARTISTS JULIEN LOMBRAIL AND LOIC LE GAILLARD NEXT LAUNCHED A MONUMENTAL SPACE IN THE MARAIS NEIGHBORHOOD OF PARIS. BY SEEING FURNITURE AS A FORM OF ART, THE GALLERY HAS HELPED BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN DESIGN AND CONTEMPORARY ART, AS ...

ARMAND HADIDA ON DISCOVERING TALENT

TALENT SCOUT AND FOUNDER OF L’ECLAIREUR, ARMAND HADIDA HAS A RADICAL TAKE ON THE FASHION INDUSTRY AND HOW IT WORKS. HE MET WITH US TO ANALYZE EVERY ASPECT OF THE FASHION SYSTEM, FROM PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION TO SEASONS AND COLLECTIONS.   As founder of the concept store L’Eclaireur, do you see yourself ...

BRANDON CRONENBERG ON LEGACY

IN HIS FIRST FEATURE FILM, ANTIVIRAL, BRANDON CRONENBERG CAST THE LOVELY SARAH GADON TO PLAY HANNAH GEIST, A MOVIE STAR WHO CONTRACTS A DEADLY VIRUS. THE FILM TACKLES THE SUBJECT OF FAME AND FANS WHO WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO SHARE SOMETHING WITH THEIR FAVORITE STARS, EVEN DISEASE....

NATHALIA ACEVEDO ON ACTING

AFTER GETTING HER START IN DIRECTING, THE CHARISMATIC NATHALIA ACEVEDO RECENTLY TOOK HER TALENTS TO THE ACTING WORLD. IN POST TENEBRAS LUX, THE CONTROVERSIAL NEW FILM BY CELEBRATED MEXICAN DIRECTOR CARLOS REYGADAS, SHE PLAYS A WOMAN AT THE MERCY OF A PERVERSELY THREATENING HUSBAND. THE FILM WON THE BEST DIRECTOR ...

LAURA SMET ON COMING BACK

DISCOVERED AND RESPECTED BY HER PEERS FOR HER ROLE IN XAVIER GIANNOLLI’S FILM, “EAGER BODIES”, LAURA SMET IS A BORN ACTRESS THROUGH AND THROUGH, SUBMITTING BODY AND SOUL TO EVERY ROLE. CLAUDE CHABROL, PHILIPPE GARREL, AND PASCAL THOMAS ALL CAST HER IN SUCCESSFUL ROLES. THIS YEAR SHE WILL FEATURE IN ...

ANNA MOUGLALIS ON PASSION

A PASSIONATE ACTRESS AND THE AMBASSADOR OF CHANEL FOR MORE THAN TEN YEARS, ANNA MOUGLALIS is PRESENTing PHILIPPE GARREL’S movie “LA JALOUSIE” AT THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL. IN AN EMOTIONAL INTERVIEW, SHE Talks ABOUT HER INTENSE EXPERIENCE ON SET AND DISCUSSED HER LONG LIST OF PROJECTS FOR THE SILVER SCREEN.   “La ...

CEDRIC CHARLIER CRASH 51

AFTER TESTING HIS STYLE IN THE STUDIOS OF SEVERAL PRESTIGIOUS LABELS, FROM CÉLINE TO LANVIN, CÉDRIC CHARLIER HAS NOW PICKED UP THE REIGNS OF CACHAREL, WHERE HE WAS RECENTLY NAMED CREATIVE DIRECTOR. ARMED WITH A FRESH AND INSPIRED IDEA OF THE BRAND AND APPRECIATIVE OF SARAH MOON’S WORK, HE HAD ...

LIV TYLER ON SENSITIVITY

RADIANT LIV. SHE GIVES HERSELF WITH SUCH SENSITIVITY AND INTUITION, ALMOST APOLOGIZING FOR GETTING SO MUCH ATTENTION. AN ACTRESS IN FULL BLOOM, SHE’S ALSO AN ACCOMPLISHED MOTHER WHO SAVORS HER OFF TIME, SIMPLY TAKING THE TIME TO LIVE. AFTER MODELING FOR GIVENCHY, THE STRIKINGLY BEAUTIFUL YOUNG WOMAN NOW LENDS HER ...

RODARTE ON CREATIVITY

AN INVITATION TO DIVE INTO THE HEART OF AN ECLECTIC ARTISTIC UNIVERSE, NOURISHED BY A MULTITUDE OF RICH AND PARADOXICAL ALLUSIONS. FROM THE INNOCENCE OF CHILDHOOD TO THE SINGULAR AESTHETIC OF HORROR FILMS, KATE AND LAURA MULLEAVY CAREFULLY SELECTED A FEW ITEMS FROM THEIR WORLD AND THAT OF RODARTE WHEN ...

LUCIEN PELLAT FINET ON CASHMERE

  LUXURIOUS STREET WEAR AS A VERITABLE ART OF LIVING: THAT’S LUCIEN PELLAT-FINET’S CREDO. ADORNING CASHMERE WITH SKULLS, PEACE AND LOVE, AND OTHER SYMBOLS, HE AFFIRMS A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO CLOTHING THAT’S IN NO WAY INTENDED FOR MUSEUMS. PREVIOUSLY INFATUATED WITH THE UNITED STATES, THE DESIGNER HAS NOW TURNED HIS EYES ...

EBONY BONES ON WILDNESS

JUDGING BY OUR PICTURES, YOU MAY WELL THINK THAT EBONY BONES! LOOKS A LITTLE MAD. WELL, LET US ASSURE YOU, SHE IS A WHOLE LOT MADDER THAN YOU MAY THINK. INSPIRED BY CLOWNS AND DRIVEN BY THE URGE TO ENTERTAIN AND CONNECT, THIS GIRL SURE KNOWS HOW TO ROCK A ...

LAURE DE CLERMONT-TONNERRE ON CINEMA

BUBBLING WITH IDEAS, LAURE DE CLERMONT-TONNERRE, WITH EACH NEW ROLE AND DIRECTING PROJECT, IS BLAZING A PROMISING TRAIL. AT TEN THE ACTRESS DISCOVERED A PASSION FOR CINEMA, WHILE FILMING MA SŒUR CHINOISE BY ALAIN MAZARS; THE PURENESS OF CHILDHOOD THEN MADE HER GAME APPEAR ALL NATURAL AND MADLY ENTERTAINING. AND ...

ELISA SEDNAOUI ON FASHION AND CINEMA

ELISA SEDNAOUI, OR THE STORY OF A PASSIONATE SOUL, FASCINATED BY EVERYTHING IN THE WORLD. EXTREMELY MATURE AND CONSCIOUS OF THE ATTENTION GIVEN HER BY PHOTOGRAPHERS AND DIRECTORS, SHE AVIDLY SAVORS IT ALL, WITH GENUINE ENTHUSIASM. ELISA COMES AND GOES BETWEEN ONE CONTINENT AND THE NEXT, STAYING LONGER ...

LOULOU DE LA FALAISE ON CONTINUITY

WITH HER VOICE FULL OF MYSTERY, BOHEMIAN STYLE, AND LOVE FOR ARTISANAL WORK, LOULOU DE LA FALAISE, THE MUSE AND CREATIVE ASSISTANT OF YVES SAINT LAURENT WHO NOW RUNS HER OWN LABEL, RADIATES THE OPTIMISM OF THOSE WHOM LIFE HAS TREATED WELL. RECENTLY IN NEW YORK TO PRESENT THE JEWELRY ...

DENNIS HOPPER ON PHOTOGRAPHY

TO INSTINCTIVELY CAPTURE THE SINGULARITY OF AN INSTANT SO THAT A TRACE ALWAYS REMAINS, TO PROJECT THE RICHNESS OF AN ERA, AND TO CONTEMPLATE IT YEARS LATER NOT WITH NOSTALGIA, BUT THE SATISFACTION OF HAVING LIVED WELL: THAT’S THE MOTIVATING FORCE BEHIND DENNIS HOPPER’S BOOK CALLED PHOTOGRAPHS, 1961-1967. ...

MARIA PERGAY ON ART AND LINES

MARIA PERGAY HAS LEFT AN INDELIBLE MARK ON THE HISTORY OF DESIGN. AND AS HER RECENT COLLABORATIONS WITH FENDI SHOW, HER WORK REMAINS A SYMBOL OF EXCELLENCE TO THIS DAY. WITH IDEAS THAT ARE ALWAYS AHEAD OF THEIR TIME, MARIA IS QUITE SIMPLY A VISIONARY. WHAT SHE SHARES WITH FENDI ...

GORDON GRAY ON TRAVELLING

GORDON CAMPBELL GRAY IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL HOTELIER. NO CAMPBELL GRAY HOTELS GRACE THE STREETS OF NEW YORK OR PARIS. INSTEAD, THEY SPRING UP IN PLACES LIKE BEIRUT, AMMAN AND SOON THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS. ADVENTURE IS CRUCIAL TO THE COMPANY’S FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN. WITH EVERY DETAIL, HE SEEKS ...

ABEL FERRARA ON PASOLINI

ALMOST FORTY YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE THE BRUTAL MURDER OF PIER PAOLO PASOLINI ON NOVEMBER 1, 1975. IN TRIBUTE TO THE ITALIAN WRITER AND FILMMAKER, AMERICAN DIRECTOR ABEL FERRARA HAS PRODUCED A MOVING PORTRAIT CENTERING ON THE LAST DAY OF HIS LIFE, JUST BEFORE HE WAS KILLED. MOST ...

BERTRAND GUYON IS SCHIAPARELLI’S NEW DIRECTOR OF STYLE

It has been announced today: Bertrand Guyon is Schiaparelli's new Director of Style. Guyon, whose first Haute Couture collection for the historic fashion house will be shown during Paris Fashion Week in July, will be in charge of both Haute Couture and Prêt-à-Couture collections. He will be working in the ...

MARIE-AGNES GILLOT ON DANCE

MARIE-AGNÈS GILLOT HAS SHARED HER EXTRAORDINARY GRACE AND UNRIVALED TECHNIQUE ON THE STAGES OF THE OPÉRA GARNIER SINCE SHE WAS A CHILD. NAMED AN “ÉTOILE” IN 2004 AFTER HER PERFORMANCE IN CAROLYN CARLSON’S “SIGNES”, SHE IS NOW WIDELY REGARDED AS THE MOST CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL DANCER ON STAGE TODAY. HYPNOTIC IN ...

JEAN-CLAUDE ELLENA ON SCENTS

JEAN-CLAUDE ELLENA FILLS HERMÈS WITH THE SCENT OF FRESHNESS AND SENSITIVITY. THE PERFUMER FOR THE FRENCH HOUSE SINCE 2004, ELLENA CONCOCTED “CUIRD’ANGE”, THE TWELFTH FRAGRANCE IN THE HOUSE’S HERMESSENCE COLLECTION. CRASH MET WITH HIM TO CHAT ABOUT THIS OH SO UNIQUE PERFUME AND ABOUT BEAUTIFUL SCENTS IN GENERAL......

BERTRAND BONELLO ON CINEMA

A RARE REPRESENTATION OF A UNIQUE KIND OF FILMMAKING, BERTRAND BONELLO IS EVERYWHERE THIS FALL. NOT ONLY WILL HE RELEASE HIS NEW FILM “SAINT LAURENT”, A PERSONAL LOOK AT THE GREAT COUTURIER, HE ALSO HAS AN EXHIBITION AT THE CENTRE POMPIDOU ENTITLED “RÉSONANCES”. A MEETING WITH A DIRECTOR ...

INGIE CHALHOUB ON MIDDLE-EAST

RECENTLY MAKING THEIR PARISIAN DEBUT IS INGIE PARIS, THE BRAND WITH A COUTURESPIRIT LAUNCHED BY INGIE CHALOUB. A KEY PLAYER IN THE FASHION AND LUXURY SECTOR, CHALHOUB WAS A CONSULTANT WHO HELPED THE BIGGEST INTERNATIONAL BRANDS PENETRATE THE LUXURY MARKET IN THE MIDDLE EAST. NOW THE SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSWOMAN ...

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