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ZAHA HADID ON ARCHITECTURE

MEETING ZAHA HADID RECENTLY DISAPPEARED, ZAHA HADID IS KNOWN FOR CHALLENGING THE BOUNDARIES OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN WITH FLUID AND VISIONARY SHAPES. BORN IN BAGDAD IN 1950, SHE WAS BASED IN LONDON SINCE HER STUDIES WITH REM KOOLHAAS AT THE ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION. IN 2004 SHE WON ...

HEDI SLIMANE ON PHOTOGRAPHY

INTERVIEW HEDI SLIMANE ON PHOTOGRAPHY Following the breaking news of this morning of Hedi Slimane leaving Saint Laurent, we take a look back at our interview with the talented artist and designer when he talked to Armelle Leturcq and Frank Perrin about photography, art, and the rock generation. How did ...

HUBERT DE GIVENCHY ON LUXURY

MEETING HUBERT DE GIVENCHY BEFORE BECOMING ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST DESIGNERS AND STYLING SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMEN (GRACE KELLY, LAUREN BACALL...), HUBERT DE GIVENCHY WAS A WAR PHOTOGRAPHER. A LOVER OF BEAUTIFUL OBJECTS,THIS MULTI-TALENTED CREATOR COLLABORATED, AMONG OTHERS, WITH CHOCOLATE CONFECTIONER LENÔTRE TO CREATE AN "HAUTE ...

DKNY AND NEW MUSEUM FOR « THE NEW WOMEN’S PROJECT »

DKNY AND NEW MUSEUM CELEBRATE THEIR NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR "THE NEW WOMEN'S PROJECT" DKNY and New Museum celebrate a new partnership proving their long-standing advocacy to support women artists and creativity. The partnership is named "The New Women's Project", highlighting the engagement to women independence of both institutions over the past thirty-eight ...

PAUL SMITH CORNER SHOP AT DOVER STREET MARKET

PAUL SMITH CORNER SHOP OPENING AT DSM NEW HAYMARKET ADDRESS As we all know, Dover Street Market has recently relocated to London's Haymarket moving from the homonymous Dover Street that gave it its name. As a celebration to this, Paul Smith openen a corner shop within the 31,000 square ...

10 BEST MAKEUP STYLES OF FALL-WINTER 2016-17 FASHION WEEK

CRASH 10 BEST MAKEUP STYLES OF FALL-WINTER 2016-17 FASHION WEEK 1/ JUNYA WATANABE by Hiromi Ueda (Paris) If the eye is the window to the soul, the beautiful makeup at Junya Watanabe was certainly the door to mystery. It was reminiscent of pale-faced classic beauties with a cinematographic ...

DOVER STREET MARKET NEW OPENING IN LONDON HAYMARKET

DOVER STREET MARKET LONDON CELEBRATES HAYMARKET NEW OPENING It's been 12 years since Comme des Garçons' Rei Kawakubo and Adrian Joffe opened the first Dover Street Market in London. Located on Dover Street (which gave it its name), the original store grew to be a pioneer in the apparel ...

CHANEL EYEWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 WITH CARA DELEVINGNE

CARA DELEVINGNE IS THE FACE OF THE NEW CHANEL EYEWEAR SPRING-SUMMER 2016 CAMPAIGN No doubt about it, Cara Delevingne is a Chanel favorite. After gracing the House's campaign images for Cruise 2012-13, Fall-Winter ready-to-wear 2014-15, and Métiers d'Art 2014-15, as well as many many runway appearances, the British top ...

AGL FALL-WINTER 2016 COLLECTION

AGL FALL WINTER 2016 COLLECTION AGL Fall Winter 2016 collection is all about new elegance. Called "Cosmo Chic" for its bohemian yet sophisticated inspirations, this season collection is once again an ode to italian craftsmanship and the maison three generations heritage. Selected leathers and fine embroideries decorate revisited classic footwear models ...

THE 10 EXHIBITIONS TO NOT MISS IN PARIS THIS MONTH

THE 10 EXHIBITIONS TO NOT MISS IN PARIS THIS MONTH image above: exhibition view Jannis Kounellis © Monnaie de Paris, 2016, photo: Manolis Baboussis, courtesy of the artist. Jannis Kounellis at La Monnaie de Paris Jannis Kounnelis, eminent artist of the italian postwar scene of Arte Povera, transforms the 1000-square-meter salons ...

DELVAUX FALL-WINTER 2016 COLLECTION

DELVAUX FALL WINTER 2016 This season, Delvaux unveiled its Fall-Winter collection 2016 in a beautiful venue located in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés Parisian neighborhood. Inspired by Art Deco and geometrical shapes, the collection embodies the following saying: "Simplicity is the last sophistication", and presents flawless and precious pieces. Finely but rigorously ...

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL FEATURES A SHORT FILM SELECTION FROM FRANCE

TWO SHORT FILMS FROM FRANCE SHORTLISTED AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL For its 15th edition, Tribeca Film Festival has announced today its short film selection including two notable French pieces: The Last Journey of the Enigmatic Paul WR by Romain Quirot and The Short Story of a Fox and A Mouse ...

HUBER EGLOFF FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

HUBER EGLOFF FALL WINTER 2016: THE COLLECTION What's great with up-and-coming Swiss brand Huber Egloff is their offbeat approach to fashion. Andreas Huber and Raúl Egloff Alcaide already proved so with their previous collections, and this season they truly established their brand as a must-see on the Paris' collections schedule. Refreshingly, ...

LOUIS VUITTON FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

ON THE RUNWAY AT LOUIS VUITTON FALL WINTER 2016 Paris, Louis Vuitton Fall Winter 2016. This morning, on the last day of Paris Fashion Week, Nicolas Ghesquière presented his Fall-Winter 2016 collection in the spaces of the Louis Vuitton Foundation. Natalie Westling opened the show wearing a restructured version ...

BACKSTAGE AT SHIATZY CHEN FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

SHIATZY CHEN FALL WINTER 2016 PARIS: A BACKSTAGE STORY The Shiatzy Chen Fall Winter 2016 collection was a mix of inspirations coming from Japanese costume and the Victorian age. The kimono classic prints and cuts were reinterpreted in various outfits of the collection: long bright yellow coats with Japanese-inspired ...

BACKSTAGE AT KENZO FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

KENZO FALL WINTER 2016: A BACKSTAGE STORY No more Paris Event Center this season for Kenzo, the collection was presented yesterday in Paris' Salle Wagram next to the Arc de Triomphe instead. Entering the venue felt magical. On big screens all over the room, stars were shining as if ...

CHANEL FALL-WINTER 2016 COLLECTION PARIS

CHANEL FALL WINTER 2016 COLLECTION This season Chanel Fall Winter 2016 collection reinterpreted the legacy's house playing on bright colors and prints. On the agenda, the pink palette was explored in all its nuances: from burgundy to nude, passing by fuchsia, amaranth and brink pink. The classic tweed tailored ...

LUTZ HUELLE FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

LUTZ HUELLE FALL WINTER 2016 Lutz Huelle Fall Winter 2016 collection was relaxed and playful. The outfits were embellished with sequins and denim details, giving a urban touch to the whole collection. Indeed, layered looks were made of sequins cuissards, long loose knitwear purple or blue and lozenge-shaped long ...

MUGLER FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

MUGLER FALL WINTER 2016: ON THE RUNWAY Mugler Fall Winter 2016 collection was about elegance and sensuality. The Mugler woman is rock and roll but sophisticated, wearing black leather dresses with fringes or leather trousers paired with a fitted jacket embellished by metallic details. Although a spread of color is ...

MASHAMA FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

MASHAMA FALL WINTER 2016: THE UNDERGROUND SPIRIT Paris, MashaMa Fall Winter 2016. Chinese designer Masha Ma clearly represents this new generation of designers coming with a fresh take on clothing. With MashaMa, there is eccentricity in minimalism, and a whole lot of personality and attitude in the clothes. The ...

CHANEL FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

CHANEL FALL WINTER 2016 - FRONT ROW ONLY, PARIS This season Chanel Fall Winter 2016 collection reinterpreted the legacy's house playing on bright colors and prints. On the agenda, the pink palette was explored in all its nuances: from burgundy to nude, passing by fuchsia, amaranth and brink pink. ...

HERMÈS FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

ON THE RUNWAY AT HERMÈS FALL WINTER 2016 Hermès Fall Winter 2016, Paris. On Monday, January 7th, Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski presented her latest collection for Hermès in Paris' Garde Républicaine. Opening the show were some taupe textured pieces which lines created movement. The silhouette is accentuated at the waist (often with a ...

« OUT OF TIME », AN INSTALLATION BY MATHIAS KISS FOR WOOYOUNGMI

WOOYOUNGMI AND MATHIAS KISS COLLABORATE ON AN ARTISTIC PROJECT FOR PARISIAN BOUTIQUE Walking by the Rue Saint-Claude in Paris' 3rd arrondissement, you might have noticed a "frozen" installation on display in the windows of the Wooyoungmi store. It is the work of artist Mathias Kiss, who collaborated with the Korean ...

BACKSTAGE AT YOHJI YAMAMOTO FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

YOHJI YAMAMOTO FALL WINTER 2016: A BACKSTAGE STORY Beauty lies in details. For his Fall-Winter 2016 collection, Yohji Yamamoto presented a series of black elongated silhouettes such as floor-lenghts overcoats with accentuated sleeves and asymmetrical blouses with button detailing. White appears in contrast to black on a tunic dress ...

BACKSTAGE AT ELIE SAAB FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

ELIE SAAB FALL WINTER 2016: A BACKSTAGE STORY The Elie Saab Fall Winter 2016 collection is at its core an hymn to the freedom of creation and to the bohemian spirit. Textures are rich and balance between black silhouettes and embroidered colorful dresses. Fringed skirts, dresses, and jackets are ...

JUNYA WATANABE FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

JUNYA WATANABE FALL WINTER 2016: ON THE RUNWAY A black body suit worn under a three-dimensional, laser-cut black skirt opened the Junya Watanabe Fall Winter 2016 show this Saturday in Paris. The silhouettes that followed were an iteration of that first impression; the designers explores the possibilities of 3D, ...

BACKSTAGE AT ISSEY MIYAKE FALL WINTER 2016 PARIS

ISSEY MIYAKE FALL WINTER 2016: A BACKSTAGE STORY Arriving in the venue of the Issey Miyake Fall Winter 2016 this Friday, you could sense you were about to witness something great. The show started on an incredible live music performance by Ei Wada & Haruka Yoshida from the Open ...

BACKSTAGE AT REDEMPTION FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

REDEMPTION FALL WINTER 2016: A BACKSTAGE STORY Opposites do attract. For his Redemption Fall Winter 2016 collection, Gabriele Moratti took inspiration from many different places, led by the heritage of Andy Warhol's Factory. Everything is about mixing inspirations, a tendency that is at the heart of underground movements such as ...

BACKSTAGE AT DIOR FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

DIOR FALL WINTER 2016: A BACKSTAGE STORY Lucie Meier and Serge Ruffieux presented their Dior Fall-Winter 2016 collection in Paris yesterday. In this time of transition for Dior, it was important to show continuation in the designs and the spirit of the French House. A challenge Meier and Ruffieux ...

BACKSTAGE AT RICK OWENS FALL-WINTER 2016 PARIS

RICK OWENS FALL WINTER 2016: A BACKSTAGE STORY Yesterday, Rick Owens presented his Fall-Winter 2016 collection in Paris' Palais de Tokyo. There was a softness to this collection, provided by the white silhouettes coming first in the line-up. Then, breaking this almost peaceful state were the coats that seemed ...

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