MARC JACOBS IS…TROUBLE

Marc Jacobs reintroduces the shoulder bag with his iconic piece, the Trouble. As a tribute to the sixties, and ladies from this age, it is shaped as an angular box and enliven with a convertible cut chain. Assembled by hand, the Marc Jacobs Trouble bag is a true piece of ...

PENHALIGON’S LEGACY: TRIBUTE TO ST JAMES STREET

This summer is all about London, city of traditions and legends for decades. The English brand Penhaligon’s celebrates its 145th anniversary in July. William Penhaligon's himself created the brand in 1870, age of industrial revolution and distinguished dandies. Today, the new fragrance No. 33 is named after the first shop ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND 150TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION DESIGNED BY VIVIENNE WESTWOOD

150 years ago, a legendary book was released: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Sir Lewis Caroll. In a wish to celebrate the anniversary of the famous book, Vintage Classics will publish an anniversary special edition and called noneless than Dame Vivienne Westwood to collaborate on the object. An ...

THE PLASTIC AGE, A DOCUMENTARY FOR G-STAR RAW

i-D creates short documentary to raise awareness against ocean pollution It is not that long ago that we talked about Raw for the Oceans, the capsule collection initiated by G-Star Raw, Parley for the Oceans and Bionic Yarn aiming at recycling plastic waste from the oceans in ...

REDEMPTION AND THE MOTORBIKE SPIRIT

On Redemption Fall-Winter 2015 collection Redemption is an Italian brand created by Gabriele Moratti and Daniele Sirtori in 2013. Both of them share the same passion for motorbikes - and of course, fashion. The Redemption adventure began a few years ago as they were in the business ...

VHERNIER ANNOUNCES NEW JEWELRY COLLECTION

The designer jewelry brand Vhernier Milano announced his new collection on April 1st, a journey between lightness and asymmetry. This line is an odyssey among Asia, middle and Far East with a fresh look of avant-gardism and modernism. The brand manages to reinvent itself trough magical stories and ...

MAKING LUXURY MORE SUSTAINABLE

A JOURNEY TO EMBARK ON The 1.618 Conferences Day on sustainable luxury took place on April in Paris where leaders and mavericks in the cosmetics, jewellery and fashion industries were invited as speakers. Some leaders of the luxury industry like L’Oréal, the Richemont Group and Kering who are ...

PAUL SMITH JUNIOR OPENS FIRST BOUTIQUE IN PARIS

British designer Paul Smith is internationally known for his men and women ready-to-wear lines that embody timeless elegance with perfectly cut pieces and a masculine edge. Today, Sir Paul Smith has chosen Paris to open his first Paul Smith Junior boutique dedicated to children every age from the newborn ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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