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ALAIN PASSARD ON TASTE

ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED CHEFS IN FRANCE, ALAIN PASSARD HAS RESTORED PRODUCE TO ITS NATURAL PURITY. WITH THE DELICATE TOUCH OF A COUTURIER, HE QUILTS HIS MENUS TO MATCH THE SEASON, SERVING NOTHING AT “L’ARPEGE” (3 STARS FROM MICHELIN) BUT PRODUCE AND HERBS GROWN IN HIS OWN ...

HUBERT BARRERE ON LEGACY

CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF MAISON LESAGE EMBROIDERY, FASHION DESIGNER HUBERT BARRERE IS USHERING IN A NEW ERA FOR THE MYTHICAL ATELIER FOUNDED BY THE LESAGE FAMILY IN 1924. AN ARDENT AND LONG-TIME CHAMPION OF ART CRAFTSMANSHIP, HUBERT BARRERE WORKS TIRELESSLY TO PRESERVE THE TRADITIONAL CRAFTS THAT CHANEL HAS FEATURED ...

MARINA HANDS CRASH 64

SHE BLEW US AWAY IN “LADY CHATTERLY” AND NOW THE TALENTED YOUNG MARINA HANDS IS BACK WITH TWO EXCITING NEW FEATURES: “GHB” DIRECTED BY LAETITIA MASSON PRODUCED BY MIRWAIS AND “HOMOSAPIENNES” BY AUDREY DANA.   The last time we met you were just finishing up with Lady Chatterly. Tell me a little ...

ASTRID BERGES FRISBEY CRASH 64

FIRST DISCOVERED IN “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 3”, YOUNG FRENCH ACTRESS ASTRID BERGES FRISBEY HAS PUT TOGETHER A UNIQUE CAREER THAT RECENTLY LED TO “JULIETTE”, A FILM IN THE SPIRIT OF ERIC ROHMER BY YOUNG DIRECTOR PIERRE GODEAU.   Have you done anything else in Hollywood since “Pirates of the Caribbean”? No, and ...

ALICE TAGLIONI CRASH 64

ACTRESS ALICE TAGLIONI WAS PICKED TO DIRECT HER FIRST SHORT FILM FOR THE “LES TALENTS CANNES” PROJECT FOR YOUNG ACTORS. AND SHE SANK HER TEETH INTO DIRECTING WITH SAVAGE DELIGHT. PASSIONATE AND COMMITTED, SHE IS NOW GEARING UP TO SHOOT A NEW COMEDY IN THAILAND. What are ...

KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS CRASH 64

ACTRESS KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS SPLITS HER TIME BETWEEN ENGLAND AND FRANCE. HER NEXT FEATURE IS “ONLY GOD FORGIVES”, THE LATEST OFFERING FROM NICOLAS WINDING REFN, DIRECTOR OF “DRIVE”. SELECTED TO COMPETE AT CANNES, THE FILM SHOWS A WHOLE NEW SIDE OF THE ACTRESS AS SHE PLAYS A DIABOLICALLY CASTRATING MOTHER. ...

TAHAR RAHIM CRASH 64

Introduced to audiences and the industry in Jacques Audiard’s hugely successful “The Prophet”, Tahar Rahim has since kept right on building his stellar career. This year he is starring in two films that are among the official selection at the Cannes Film Festival. He plays the lead role ...

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...

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