Swarovski Collective 2016
SWAROVSKI COLLECTIVE 2016: MEET THE DESIGNERS
KENZO EXCLUSIVE CARRÉ SCARF FOR THE BLUE MARINE FOUNDATION
KENZO EXCLUSIVE CARRÉ SCARF FOR THE BLUE MARINE FOUNDATION
Karen Knorr
"BELGRAVIA" BY KAREN KNORR: A MONOGRAPH
Boyd Holbrook for Dior Homme
BOYD HOLBROOK FOR DIOR HOMME IN "PARIS XVI"
Freitag Jeans
FREITAG JEANS REINVENTS ECO-DENIM
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JC DE CASTELBAJAC & PETIT BATEAU COLLABORATION

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac is sailing away on a Petit Bateau cruise, and launches a recreational collection that will delight little ones as well as grown ups. Led by his eternal heart of child, Castelbajac reinvents main pieces of the french brand with boundless imagination. Over time, the designer has ...

MEETING MAARTEN BAAS CRASH 57

FROM CLAY CHAIRS AND THE REAL TIME PROJECT EXPLORING DIFFERENT KINDS OF TIME, TO SMOKE – A SERIES CONSISTING OF BURNED DESIGN PIECES– THE YOUNG DUTCH DESIGNER MAARTEN BAAS HAS MANAGED TO MAKE A PLACE FOR HIS LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD OF DESIGN. HE HAS ALSO TAKEN PART ...

MEETING PAULA THOMAS CRASH 57

PAULA THOMAS, EX-MODEL TURNED DESIGNER FOR HER OWN BRAND, FOUNDED THOMAS WYLDE IN 2006. SENSITIVE TO PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION AND QUALITY, PAULA THOMAS IS ONE OF THOSE DYNAMIC AND INDEPENDENT PERSONALITIES THAT STAND OUT AGAINST THE CLASSIC FRAMEWORK OF THE FASHION COMPANY. SHE DISCUSSES HER BEGINNINGS AS A DESIGNER, ...

ALFONSO ARTIACO CRASH 57

IN 1986, ALFONSO ARTIACO OPENED HIS FIRST SPACE IN POZZUOLI, IN THE BAY OF NAPLES. IN 2003 HE DROPPED ANCHOR IN THE PARTHENOPE OLD CITY, OPENING HIS PROJECT SPACE IN 2010. IN THIS INTERVIEW ACCORDED TO CRASH, ALFONSO ARTIACO, A MAJOR FIGURE IN CONTEMPORARY ART IN ITALY, REVIEWS ...

CHRISTOPHE HONORÉ CRASH 57

WE MET WITH CHRISTOPHE HONORE FOR THE RELEASE OF HIS LATEST FILM, LES BIEN-AIMES, PRESENTED AT THE CLOSE OF THIS YEAR’S CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. HE TELLS CRASH ABOUT HIS START IN CINEMA, AS WELL AS HIS FILM AND LITERARY INSPIRATIONS. THE 1960S, ROMANTIC BACK-AND-FORTH, FRANÇOISE SAGAN, AND THE CAHTERINE DENEUVE-CHIARA ...

MEETING DIRK SCHÖN-BERGER CRASH 57

DIRK SCHÖNBERGER STUDIED AT ESMOD IN MUNICH BEFORE WORKING WITH DIRK BIKKENBERG. AFTER NEARLY TEN YEARS OF DESIGNING FOR HIS OWN BRAND, HE BECAME ARTISTIC DIRECTOR FOR JOOP IN 2007, THEN JOINED ADIDAS IN 2010. DIRK SCHÖNBERGER TALKS ABOUT THE MYTHIC BRAND’S PRODUCT LINES, HIS TENDERNESS FOR HIS ...

MEETING TORLOTING & BUNGERT CRASH 57

AS COURREGES READIES TO CELEBRATE ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY, CRASH MET WITH FREDERIC TORLOTING AND JACQUES BUNGERT, THE NEW HEADS OF THE BRAND’S TWO COMPANIES. THE TWO FORMER CO-CHAIRMEN OF THE YOUNG AND RUBICAM AGENCY, CONSCIOUS OF THE BRAND’S IDENTITY AND FUTURE, ENVISAGE COURREGES ABOVE ALL AS A DESIGN ...

MUGLER RESORT 2016 COLLECTION NEW YORK

With this resort 2016 collection, David Koma celebrates one year as creative director of Mugler. This season, Koma introduces pastel colors such as coral, light blue or green in addition to his already iconic variations on black and white. Stripes are a great part of this collection and ...

MANISH ARORA CRASH 58

MANISH ARORA GAVE HIS FIRST SHOW IN NEW DELHI IN 1979. IN SEPTEMBER 2005, HE PRESENTED HIS COLLECTION IN LONDON AMIDST APPLAUSE FROM THE PRESS AND BUYERS. HE HAS ALSO GIVEN SHOWS IN PARIS SINCE 2007. NEXT OCTOBER THE INDIAN DESIGNER WILL UNVEIL THE SPRING-SUMMER 2012 WOMEN’S COLLECTION ...

MEETING VIRGINIE VIARD CRASH 58

DIRECTOR OF STUDIO CHANEL FOR MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS, VIRGINIE VIARD COORDINATES THE WORK OF KARL LAGERFELD AND EVERYONE AT RUE CAMBON WITH GUSTO AND ENTHUSIASM. HER EFFORTS GIVE LIFE TO KARL LAGERFELD’S SKETCHES AND DIRECTION TO HIS TEEMING CREATIVITY. VIRGINIE VIARD HERE DISCUSSES HER CAREER, HER PASSION ...

J.W. ANDERSON RESORT 2016 COLLECTION

For this resort 2016 collection, Jonathan Anderson chose to show in Kettle's Yard in Cambridge, the University of Cambridge's contemporary art gallery. The perfect setting for a collection which modern aesthetic is true to Anderson's artistic vision. As always, the shapes were strikingly new. From the front, unbuttoned shirts ...

TERENCE KOH ON DREAM CRASH 60

A MULTI-TALENTED ARTIST, TERENCE KOH IS COLLABORATING WITH ITALIAN BRAND PEUTEREY FOR THEIR 10TH ANNIVERSARY. STAYING TRUE TO HIS AESTHETIC, HE RESTYLED TWO OF THE BRAND’S ICONIC JACKETS: THE GUARDIAN AND THE SCEPTRE. HE MET WITH US TO SHARE HIS VISION OF ART AND THE ARTIST IN THE ...

DANIEL BUREN ON MONUMENTA CRASH 60

A LIVING EMBLEM OF FRENCH CONCEPTUAL ART, DANIEL BUREN IS TAKING OVER THE GRAND PALAIS FOR MONUMENTA 2012. IT’S AN UNDERTAKING OF MASSIVE PROPORTIONS THAT DECONSTRUCTS AND RECONFIGURES THE GRAND PALAIS IN ORDER TO QUESTION THE POLITICAL ASPECTS OF PUBLIC SPACE AND ARCHITECTURE. FOR CRASH, HE OFFERED A ...

JEAN ROCH ON PARTIES

A NIGHT CLUB OWNER AND FOUNDER, DISC JOCKEY, AND PRODUCER, JEAN ROCH SEES HIMSELF ABOVE ALL AS A MUSIC ENTHUSIAST WHO’S READY FOR NEW CHALLENGES. AND HE’S NOW DITCHING HIS TURNTABLES TO PICK UP THE MIC AND GET CLOSER TO HIS AUDIENCE. HE TALKED TO US ABOUT EXPRESSING ...

GUCCI RESORT 2016 COLLECTION NEW YORK

Resort 2016 was Alessandro Michele's second womenswear collection for Gucci. Continuing in the spirit of his first collection for the newly reinvented Italian brand that made quite a splash during the Fall-Winter 2015/16 season in Milan, Michele showed in New York a collection that mixed 60's and 70's ...

JIANG QIONG ER ON SHANGXIA CRASH 60

SHANG XIA’S DESIGNER, CEO, AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR, JIANG QIONG ER, TALKS TO US ABOUT THE MISSION SHE CALLS “THE SHANG XIA PROJECT” OR “THE SHANG XIA HOUSE.” UNDER THE AEGIS OF HERMES, THE PROJECT USES CONTEMPORARY PRACTICES AND AESTHETICS TO REVIVE THE AGE-OLD CHINESE ART DE VIVRE AND ...

CHANEL CHANCE NEW CAMPAIGN BY JEAN-PAUL GOUDE

Chanel Chance: exclusive new fragrance The new Chanel "Chance Eau Vive" ad campaign is out and starring or CRASH 69 cover star Cindy Bruna ! Chanel Chance is a new perfume, shown in this video, which was once again directed by Jean-Paul Goude, and reflects perfectly the fantastic universe of ...

N°21 RESORT 2016 COLLECTION

This week, Alessandro Dell'Acqua presented is latest N°21 resort collection. The 2016 resort girl is definitely a disciple of a effortless, nonchalant yet girly style. The hemlines are short, the skirts show the legs of a woman who has remained somewhat wild in spirit. She definitely has a ...

KARL LAGERFELD ON JAPAN CRASH 60

AS IT UNVEILED THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET IN TOKYO, CHANEL TOOK ANOTHER STEP FORWARD IN ITS LONG AND INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LAND OF THE RISING SUN. IN AN EXTRACT FROM A PRESS RELEASE, KARL LAGERFELD TALKS ABOUT HIS PASSION AND ADMIRATION FOR THE RICH AND SOPHISTICATED CULTURE ...

GUCCI & UNICEF: 10 YEARS OF PARTNERSHIP

Today Gucci and UNICEF are celebrating ten years of partnership. Raising awareness and gathering donations to help children's education, especially girl's, is the main goal of this operation. This partnership provides better education and courses to children living in Mozambic. In order to celebrate this ten years of close collaboration, ...

JIMMY CHOO LAUNCHES « ILLICITE » WITH SKY FERREIRA

Jimmy Choo becomes "Illicit" this spring ! Jimmy Choo just revealed Sky Ferreira is the new face of its new feminine fragrance, named "Illicit". Launched in London, the perfume reflects a strong and audacious woman, not afraid of what the world might think of her. The singer and ...

PROENZA SCHOULER’S FIRST FRAGRANCE WITH L’OREAL

Talented Proenza Schouler designers, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, are starting up a new adventure by collaborating with global beauty leader L'Oréal. As a matter of fact, the creative duo is exclusively launching a Proenza Schouler fragrance, a new path into luxury perfumery. Paying close attention to craftsmanship and details, ...

DAME VIVIENNE WESTWOOD’S EXCLUSIVE RETROSPECTIVE

Cradle of exceptional education, art and design expertise, the Savannah College of Art and Design's Museum receives Dame Vivienne Westwood this year. This exclusive exhibition honors the remarkable designer with a presentation named Dress Up Story - 1990 Until Now. Combination of her absolutely avant-garde work in the Nineties, ...

JOHNNY DEPP IS THE FACE OF A NEW DIOR FRAGRANCE

Photo credit: Nathaniel Goldberg for Christian Dior Parfums In the near future, Dior Parfums will be unveiling a new, exclusive male fragrance. For the occasion, the House chose none other than Johnny Depp to embody the spirit of the scent. A first for both Dior and Depp, who had ...

MARNI FALL 2015 CAPSULE COLLECTION

Welcome to Marni's Fall 2015 new world and inspiration. Midway between a catwalk show and pre-collection, this capsule line reminds of 60s tones and patterns still with amazing modernity and imagination. By wearing these original pieces, women embody youth and seduction, mixing glamorous and old-school trends. With this exclusive ...

THE DUALITY: GAUCHERE IS A ANDAM FASHION AWARD FINALIST

At the occasion of the nomination of Gauchère as a finalist of the ANDAM Fashion Award in the category First Collections, we give you a glance at our special feature in our current issue, Crash 72 "Independency". --- THE DUALITY Gauchère is all about audacity ...

THE AVANT-GARDE: VETEMENTS IS A ANDAM FASHION AWARD FINALIST

The announcement was made today. Anrealage, Umit Benan, Pallas Paris, Pigalle Paris, and Vetements have been chosen as the five finalists for the 26th ANDAM Fashion Award. The winner will receive a €250.000 grant as well as a mentorship with Bruno Pavlovsky, President of Fashion at Chanel, a €10.000-worth crystal offering ...

MEET THE ANDAM FASHION AWARD FINALISTS

In the picture: Hugo Matha For its 26th edition, the 2015 ANDAM Fashion Award will be giving out three different prizes in three distinct categories. The first one, the ANDAM Grand Prize, will come with a € 250,000 grant for the winner. The second category will reward young ...

CHANEL PARTNERS WITH THE HOTEL RITZ PARIS

Photo credit: Frank Perrin / Chanel Fall-Winter 2015-16 collection At the end of the year, Chanel and the Ritz Paris will jointly open "Chanel au Ritz Paris", an exclusive venue dedicated to the Chanel beauty and spa treatments. The French House and the iconic hotel go way back. They ...

CHANEL EYEWEAR FALL/WINTER 2015-2016

This season Chanel found a way to delight us once again with its new Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Eyewear collection. The House revisits three main classic ornaments: padded, chain, and tweed. Faithful to the brand's DNA, these models will surely please all unconditional Chanel lovers. This new collection is definitely the reflection of timeless ...

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