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ON STYLE BY SERGIO PIZZORNO CRASH 65

GUITARIST AND SONGWRITER SERGIO PIZZORNO FROM THE GROUP KASABIAN WAS CHOSEN BY G-STAR TO EMBODY THE NEW FALL-WINTER 2013 CAMPAIGN. THE MUSICIAN TALKS ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE AS A MODEL WITH A LOT OF HUMILITY, HIS VISION OF FASHION AND HIS PASSION FOR MUSIC. Why did you decide ...

ON FUTURE OF DENIM BY SHUBHANKAR RAY CRASH 65

SHUBHANKAR RAY, GLOBAL BRAND DIRECTOR FOR G-STAR SINCE 2006, TALKS ABOUT THE NEW CAMPAIGN EMBODIED BY TWO NEW AMBASSADORS: SONGWRITER SERGIO PIZZORNO AND BALLERINA KEENAN KAMPA. SHUBHANKAR RAY EXPLAINS HIS VISION OF THE BRAND, HIS GOALS, ROLE MODELS AND INSPIRATION FOR THE FUTURE.   Since you usually work with actors and models, ...

ROLAND MOURET ON 360° FASHION

RUNNING HIS BRAND AND WORKING AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT ROBERT CLERGERIE, ROLAND MOURET IS A FREE SPIRIT. A FRENCH TRANSPLANT VERY SUCCESSFUL IN ENGLAND, HE PROVES THAT NO MAN IS A PROPHET IN HIS OWN COUNTRY. SHOWING HIS KEEN UNDERSTANDING OF THE WOMEN HE DRESSES, THEIR DESIRES AND THEIR ...

ON CREATIVITY BY CLAUS LINDORFF CRASH 65

CLAUS LINDORFF IS THE CO-FOUNDER OF THE SPORTSWEAR BRAND RON DORFF PARIS-STOCKHOLM AND CEO OF THE BETC LUXE MARKETING AGENCY. HE MET WITH US TO TALK ABOUT CREATING A NEW BRAND AND TO SHARE HIS THOUGHTS ON MARKETING IN THE LUXURY INDUSTRY NOWADAYS. First tell us ...

ON ARTISTIC CAPITALISM BY GILLES LIPOVETSKY CRASH 65

FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF HIS NEW BOOK, “L’ESTHÉTISATION DU MONDE, VIVRE À L’ÂGE DU CAPITALISME ARTISTE”, WE MET WITH FRENCH PHILOSOPHER GILLES LIPOVETSKY AND FRANK PERRIN, FOUNDER OF CRASH MAGAZINE AND AUTHOR OF THE ART PROJECT “POSTCAPITALISM,” TO DISCUSS THE NEW HYPERMODERN ORDER THAT HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS THE ...

COCO CRUSH BY CHANEL

Coco Crush is the new jewelry collection by Chanel. Entirely dedicated to the quilted motif, the line comprises various rings in white and classic gold as well as a quilted cuff. Delicately engraved, the quilted motif illustrates an exquisite sense of simplicity while remaining undoubtedly modern. Refinement and ...

ALMA JODOROWSKY CRASH 65

ALMA JODOROWSKY IS FRESH, MYSTERIOUS AND SIMPLY ENCHANTING. THIS FALL SHE WILL DELIGHT US IN ABDELLATIF KECHICHE’S “BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR”. A FILM SHE CALLED “EXTREMELY POWERFUL”, IT WILL NO DOUBT MARK THE BEGINNING OF HER WONDERFUL ACTING CAREER.   Tell us about your acting studies… I studied acting for two ...

KELSEY CHOW INTERVIEW CRASH 65

KELSEY CHOW GLOWS WITH ALL THE STRENGTH AND NOBILITY OF HER CHEROKEE HERITAGE. AT 22, SHE HAS ALREADY SHOWN AN ENDLESS DETERMINATION AND FIERY WILL. APPEARING IN “THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN” LAST YEAR, WE WILL SOON SEE HER IN THE NEXT EPISODE OF THE SAGA. WE MET WITH HER ...

STEAMPUNK TOURBILLON, UNIQUE TIMEPIECE BY ROMAIN JEROME

Get prepared to welcome the brand-new Steampunk Tourbillon timepiece by Romain Jerome. Outstanding character on the watchmaking market, RJ introduces a new sophisticated timepiece in his existing collection: the Steampunk Tourbillon Gunmetal. This is an honorable tribute to the Industrial Revolution period that matured technological evolutions and engines growths. It also ...

HILLIER BARTLEY, THE NEW LINE BY KATIE HILLIER AND LUELLA BARTLEY

The successful designers duo Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley launched their own collaborative luxury brand Hillier Bartley, planned to be sold on Automn-Winter 2015 season. Winners of the Contemporary Brand Award, the duo offers a new line that includes women's ready-to-wear bags and accessories inspired by chic masculine codes. Directly ...

ZEUS+DIONE, GREECE’S HERITAGE EXCLUSIVELY AT LE BON MARCHE

When Mareva Grabowski and Dimitra Kolotura created their brand, Zeus+Δione, a few years a go, it was for them a way to react to the unprecedented economic crisis that hit Greece, their native country. From the start of this adventure, both of them had the goal to contribute rebooting ...

WORN AGAIN PARTNERS WITH KERING AND H&M FOR CONTINUAL TEXTILE RECYCLING

Worn Again is a UK based start-up company with one goal: help eradicate all textile wastes produced by the textile and apparel industry all over the world. Behind this objective, there is an unprecedented recycling technology, based on a chemical intervention from textile to textile. A technology much ...

BLACK AND WHITE CASTLE

Take a new perspective on our special Chanel story at the Schloss Leopoldskron, here in black and white, a brand new and exclusive editing by Frank Perrin. Discover the story in bold colors in our last issue, Crash 70 "My Avant Garde", order it online ...

LA CONFIDENTIELLE – YIA ART FAIR IN PARIS

As we currently see art fairs flourish everywhere, LA CONFIDENTIELLE is surely this Spring's most exciting event for contemporary art enthusiasts. This weekend, from March 27th to 29th, LA CONFIDENTIELLE will share its expertise, aesthetic diversity and more informal approach to art with the public. In opposition to bigger art ...

« THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS », A GUCCI MUSEO EXHIBITION

Image credit (above): Latifa Echakhch, Fantôme (Jasmin), 2012, © Latifa Echakhch, Photo: Fabrice Seixas, Courtesy the artist and kamel mennour, Paris From March 13th to September 20th 2015, the Gucci Museo in Florence is presenting a new exhibition named "The Language of Flowers". Imagined by Martin Bethenod, in charge of the Palazzo ...

PERSOL TYPEWRITER EDITION

For its spring-summer 2015 collection, Persol decided to turn a new page with the Typewriter edition. Directly inspired by a vintage typewriter, the glasses reinterpret in their frames one of the most iconic features of this cult object. The rivets bearing the letters of the old keyboards or the ...

LOEWE COLLABORATES WITH JOHN ALLEN

John Allen's textile compositions inspires accessories collection You may have discovered John Allen's work through his past collaborations with Jonathan Anderson, who used his textile compositions to create prints for past collections of his own brand, J.W. Anderson. What you may not know is that John Allen ...

AURÉLIE BIDERMANN FALL-WINTER 2015-16 COLLECTION PARIS

Aurélie Bidermann brings magic to Paris Aurélie Bidermann is a well established jewelry designer. Having launched her brand in 2004 in Paris, Bidermann spent the last ten years creating jewelry that reflects her various inspirations that comprise art, nature, and the experiences of travelling. On Tuesday, March ...

DELVAUX FALL-WINTER 2015 COLLECTION

During Paris Fashion Week this March, Delvaux presented its Fall-Winter 2015-16 collection in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. The leather luxury goods House was founded in 1829 by Charles Delvaux in Brussels and is the oldest House of its kind in the world. This season, Delvaux drew its inspiration from architecture while ...

DRIES VAN NOTEN ‘INSPIRATIONS’ EXHIBITION IN ANTWERP: AN EVOLUTION

In 2014, the Dries Van Noten "Inspirations" exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris was the event of the year. Today, the Fashion Museum Antwerp (MoMu) hosts a new version of this exhibition to celebrate the Belgian designer's artistic universe in his native town. The exhibition ...

AN UNPRECEDENTED PHOTOGRAPHY AUCTION SALE BY PIERRE BERGÉ & ASSOCIÉS

Photo credit (above): Gustave de BEAUCORPS (Rochefort 1825-Nice 1906 ) [attributed to], Jeune noir de Tanger de face, circa 1859  ___ On Thursday, March 19th 2015, Pierre Bergé & Associés will organize an exceptional sale of around 1,500 historical as well as contemporary ...

ORNELLA MUTI CRASH 68

ITALIAN ICON AND SYMBOL OF EXOTIC BEAUTY, ORNELLA MUTI HAS LIT UP THE SILVER SCREEN SINCE THE EARLY 70S. AN ACTRESS WHO NEVER COMPROMISES ON HER TALENT, SHE EXCELS IN COMEDIC AND DRAMATIC ROLES ALIKE, AND IS NEVER AFRAID OF TAKING ON A NEW CHALLENGE. WE MET WITH THE ITALIAN ...

BACKSTAGE AT YOHJI YAMAMOTO FALL-WINTER 2015 PARIS

Go backstage at the Yohji Yamamoto Fall-Winter 2015 show with Crash photographer Elise Toïdé. This season, Yamamoto explored deconstruction of the clothes and pushed it to another level with big architectural pieces that enchanted the runway. Photo credits: Elise Toïdé...

WUNDERKIND FALL-WINTER 2015 PARIS

Named "Riding High", the Wunderkind Fall-Winter 2015 collection was a celebration of a liberated mind, the expression of a woman's personality through apparel. Very visual, the collection played with a controlled sense of excess with all-over colorful prints - horses, flowers, leopard - and bold statement outfits. The Wunderkind ...

GAUCHERE FALL-WINTER 2015 PARIS

Antithesis is the key word to describe the Gauchère Fall-Winter 2015 collection. Based on this idea, the collection creates asymmetry, opposition, and especially deconstruction. Marie-Christine Statz takes all this deconstructed layers and shapes and puts them together to create a brand new silhouette for the new era. Though the amount of work ...

LOUIS VUITTON FALL-WINTER 2015 PARIS

Fresh off the runway. Get inside the Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2015 show by Nicolas Ghesquière at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris. The collection showcased a dialogue between hard and soft and sometimes took inspiration from the men's wardrobe. With big furry coats and jackets opening the show, ...

ON ART AND LIGHT BY JULIO LE PARC CRASH 66

JUST MONTHS AFTER HIS RETROSPECTIVE AT THE PALAIS DE TOKYO, JULIO LE PARC, WHOSE WORK IS BOTH POLITICAL AND SURREAL, IS SEEING A FLURRY OF SUCCESS. HE MET WITH US TO TALK ABOUT HIS CHILDHOOD IN ARGENTINA, HIS ARTISTIC RESEARCH, AS WELL AS HIS CRITIQUE OF THE ART WORLD AND ...

BACKSTAGE AT IRIS VAN HERPEN FALL-WINTER 2015 PARIS

Iris Van Herpen presented her Fall-Winter 2015 collection on Tuesday, March 10th at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Themed "Hacking Infinity", the collection explored the possibilities of terraforming, which consists in recreating our biosphere in another planet and conveys this idea of infinity. For this collection, the ...

INSIDE « BRASSERIE GABRIELLE » – CHANEL FALL-WINTER 2015 PARIS

For the Chanel Fall-Winter 2015-16 show, Karl Lagerfeld transformed the Grand Palais in a typical Parisian brasserie. Called "Brasserie Gabrielle", the venue welcomed Largerfeld's version of "new Bourgeoises" wearing revisited iconic Chanel pieces. Playing with masculine and feminine silhouettes, the clothes represented the elegance "à la française" with ...

BOTTEGA VENETA LUXURY TRAVEL COLLECTION

Travelling is not always about going to a certain place, or coming back from another. It is about the experience, the interaction there is between the traveler and his or her journey. Travelling can also be achieved without going anywhere - our senses can travel to many places ...

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