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10 BEST EXHIBITIONS OF 2016

DISCOVER THE 10 BEST EXHIBITIONS OF 2016 THROUGH CRASH EYE MARGUERITE HUMEAU - PALAIS DE TOKYO Many of the art world’s biggest institutions struggle with their sense of timing. No stranger to these difficulties, the Palais de Tokyo often fails to anticipate trends in the international art ...

COACH UNVEILS ITS FIRST EAU DE PARFUM

COACH REVEALS A RICH AND FEMININE EAU DE PARFUM Coach marked its 75th anniversary this year with a huge celebration that the brand capped off with an exclusive dual-gender fashion show. Following its anniversary festivities, the American house has now unveiled its first Eau de Parfum: a delightful fragrance inspired by ...

THE ULTIMATE OPULENCE OF FRAGRANCE: CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN’S BRAND NEW PERFUME OILS

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN REVEALS THREE BRAND NEW PARFUME OILS “I wanted to evoke the mystery and opulence of perfume, to renew the way precious oils were treasured in the past and to celebrate woman and her desires.” Indeed, Christian Louboutin’s perfume oils deliver an ode to femininity and sensuality, while offering a ...

GUCCI SPRING SUMMER 2017 CAMPAIGN : THE INSPIRING JOURNEY

A FANTASTIC JOURNEY WITH THE GUCCI SPRING SUMMER 2017 CAMPAIGN Gucci launches its Spring-Summer 2017 campaign, revealing Alessandro Michele latest artistic and imaginative pieces. The video, shot by the great Glen Luchford is a vibrant tribute to its Italian origins and the city of Rome. As usual, the Gucci crew runs the ...

LES ARTS DECORATIFS PRESENTS “TENUE CORRECTE EXIGEÉ!”

DISCOVER “TENUE CORRECTE EXIGEÉ! QUAND LE VETEMENT FAIT SCANDALE,” AN EXHIBITION CURATED BY LES ARTS DECORATIFS Paris museum Les Arts Décoratifs presents "Tenue Correcte Exigée! Quand le vêtement fait scandale,” an expansive exhibition revolving around the biggest scandals in fashion. The show is divided into several parts, each highlighting a turning point ...

COACH CELEBRATES ITS 75TH ANNIVERSARY WITH AN EXCLUSIVE FASHION SHOW

COACH TURNS 75: A DUAL-GENDER FASHION SHOW IN NEW YORK To mark the culmination of its 75th anniversary, Coach presented a dual-gender fashion show in New York followed by a special anniversary party. On the runway, the American leather house revealed a strong vision of American optimism, with vintage graphics of ...

DIOR HOMME REVEALS A NEW CAPSULE COLLECTION, “BLACK CARPET”

“BLACK CARPET”: AN EVENING WEAR COLLECTION BY DIOR HOMME This Christmas, Dior Homme creative director Kris Van Assche has revealed a classy and audacious evening wear capsule collection. The new line of strong pieces, ranging from poplin shirts to wool jackets, offers an elegant boost to the male wardrobe. Two patterns ...

GUCCI LAUNCHES “BLIND FOR LOVE”: A LIMITED-EDITION PHOTO BOOK

“BLIND FOR LOVE”: A BACKSTAGE LOOK AT THE GUCCI CRUISE 2017 COLLECTION To celebrate the Gucci Cruise 2017 fashion show that took place at Westminster Abbey in London in June 2016, Gucci is releasing a limited-edition photo book in collaboration with photographer Nick Waplington. Published by Assouline, the ...

CHANEL OPENS POP-UP STORES IN LE MARAIS, PARIS

LE MARAIS WELCOMES TWO CHANEL POP-UP STORES THIS WINTER Chanel is set to open a double ephemeral boutique in Le Marais, a hip and dynamic neighborhood in the heart of Paris. Packed with art galleries and trendy shops, the neighborhood offers the perfect setting for Chanel pop-up stores. Situated in the ...

VIDEO : THE CHANEL METIERS D’ART 2016/17 SHOW

WATCH THE CHANEL METIERS D’ART 2016/17 FASHION SHOW AT RITZ PARIS Every year, the Chanel Metiers d’Art runway show offers an unmissable celebration of Chanel’s handicraft and savoir-faire. This season, Karl Lagerfeld chose the famous Ritz Paris hotel – which he considers the most cosmopolitan spot in the French capital – ...

CHANEL METIERS D’ART 2016/17 FASHION SHOW: PARIS COSMOPOLITE

CHANEL METIERS D’ART 2016/17 FASHION SHOW AT RITZ PARIS Every year, the Chanel Metiers d’Art runway show offers an unmissable celebration of Chanel’s handicraft and savoir-faire. This season, Karl Lagerfeld chose the famous Ritz Paris hotel – which he considers the most cosmopolitan spot in the French capital – to present ...

LANVIN UNVEILS A CAPSULE COLLECTION COLLABORATING WITH CEDRIC RIVRAIN

DESIGN MIAMI 2016: LANVIN UNVEILS A NEW ARTISTIC COLLABORATION WITH CEDRIC RIVRAIN Lanvin's creative director Lucas Ossendrijver is celebrating ten years at the helm of the brand’s menswear line by releasing a capsule collection in collaboration with artist Cédric Rivrain. An inspiring artist with a passion for illustration and poetry, Cédric ...

MONCLER CELEBRATES THE OPENING OF ITS FIRST NEW YORK FLAGSHIP

THOM BROWNE AND SPIKE LEE CELEBRATE THE OPENING OF THE FIRST MONCLER FLAGSHIP IN NEW YORK On November 16, Moncler took a decisive step forward by opening its very first American flagship, a 600-m2 space designed by architects Gilles & Boissier and located on New York City’s iconic Madison Avenue. This ...

DESIGN MIAMI 2016 : LOUIS VUITTON UNVEILS TWO BRAND NEW OBJETS NOMADES ITEMS

LOUIS VUITTON REVEALS TWO BRAND NEW OBJETS NOMADES ITEMS AT DESIGN MIAMI Louis Vuitton chose Design Miami 2016 to unveil two brand new items from its Objets Nomades collection – a judicious choice as Design Miami is one of the biggest design events of the year. Indeed, the House conceived this collection ...

JOHN ALCORN AND MAISON KITSUNÉ UNVEIL A CAPSULE COLLECTION AT DESIGN MIAMI

DESIGN MIAMI 2016 : MAISON KITSUNÉ COLLABORATES WITH JOHN ALCORN Maison Kitsuné has teamed up with artist John Alcorn to present an inspired capsule collection at Design Miami 2016. As one of the biggest design exhibitions of the year, Design Miami comes along with plenty of associated projects and collaborations. One of ...

DESIGN MIAMI 2016 : THE HAPPY ROOM BY FENDI

FENDI AND CRISTINA CELESTINO PRESENT THE HAPPY ROOM AT DESIGN MIAMI AN ARTICLE TAKEN FROM OUR CURRENT ISSUE CRASH 78:  THE ART ISSUE, WRITTEN BY APOLLINE FRIMONT The House of Fendi has gained distinction for its passionate commitment to interior design. For its seventh year ...

SAINT LAURENT OPENS A NEW STORE IN MIAMI

THE NEW SAINT LAURENT STORE IN MIAMI’S DESIGN DISTRICT Saint Laurent has opened a new store in Miami’s lively Design District, a unique neighborhood mixing art galleries, prestigious museums, design stores, chic restaurants, and luxury boutiques. Remarkable for its one of a kind architecture, the new building is the ...

NUIT DE SOLSTICE HOME FRAGRANCE: A WINTER SENSATION FROM HERMÈS

NUIT DE SOLSTICE: THE NEW HERMÈS HOME FRAGRANCE  Hermès has opened the door to a whole new olfactory space with its line of Home Fragrances, highlighting the Art of Living that is such a crucial part of the House. Hermès embraces its incredible history and represents a typically French brand ...

CRASH 78 THE ART ISSUE – KOZUE IN JUNYA WATANABE BY ARAKI

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI PHOTOGRAPHS KOZUE AKIMOTO IN JUNYA WATANABE FOR THE COVER OF CRASH 78 THE ART ISSUE ON NEWSSTANDS AND BOOKSHOPS ORDER YOUR COPY ON KDPRESSE.COM Meetings with extraordinary figures in the flesh: Jean-Luc Verna, as his retrospective opens at ...

DESIGN MIAMI 2016: DISCOVER ALL THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS YEAR’S EXCELLENT SELECTION

WHAT TO SEE AT DESIGN MIAMI 2016 ? This twelfth edition of Design Miami is devoted to found objects, unexpected materials, and native inspiration, as nine founding galleries and five first-time galleries exhibit their best pieces from November 30 to December 4. Kicking things off with two of the ...

TIFFANY & CO. LAUNCHES A CAPSULE COLLECTION WITH EDDIE BORGO

TIFFANY & CO. AND EDDIE BORGO LAUNCH A BRAND NEW CAPSULE COLLECTION Tiffany & Co introduces a new capsule collection prepared in collaboration with designer Eddie Borgo, the winner of the first CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Tiffany & Co. Development Grant. The capsule collection, which grew out of ...

ACNE STUDIOS AND JACK PIERSON UNVEIL AN ARTISTIC POUCH

ACNE STUDIOS X JACK PIERSON : THE ARTISTIC POUCH In 2015, Acne Studios launched its first leather goods collection with bags, pouches, and numerous other accessories. This season, to celebrate the one year anniversary of this collection, the House has called on artist Jack Pierson to imagine ...

EASTPAK ARTIST STUDIO RELEASES 11 ORIGINAL BAGS

EASTPAK ARTIST STUDIO RELEASES 11 BACKPACKS TO SUPPORT DESIGNERS AGAINST AIDS Every year since 2010, Eastpak reveals the creations of its Eastpak Artist Studio, a workshop inviting the world’s most creative designers to reinterpret its iconic backpack: the Padded Pak'r. This year features a line ...

JC DE CASTELBAJAC x ROSSIGNOL: THE WINTER CAPSULE

JC DE CASTELBAJAC x ROSSIGNOL: A COLLABORATION  BETWEEN ORIGINALITY AND TECHNOLOGY Winter is coming and that might be exciting news thanks to the great Jean Charles de Castelbajac. Indeed, the designer has imagined an innovative capsule collection for Rossignol that gives us the perfect winter vacation vibes for the season. ...

GUCCI UNVEILS GIFT GIVING 2016 CAMPAIGN VIDEO

GUCCI GARDEN : A CAMPAIGN VIDEO CELEBRATING THE BEAUTY OF NATURE Inspired by the Garden of Eden, Gucci's latest campaign video, "Gift Giving 2016: Gucci Garden," reveals a luxuriant garden, where fauna and flora go with beauty and poetry. This new short movie, directed by photographer Floria Sigismondi embarks the ...

THE NEW IMPULSE OF TOKYO DESIGN WEEK 2016

TOKYO DESIGN WEEK CELEBRATES ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY This year, Tokyo Design Week marked its 30th anniversary by ushering in a new impulse, as the city becomes a design hub connecting Japanese creativity with cities around the world. This year’s new Air Tent installations evoked visions of immaculate Nature, based ...

FENDI TIMEPIECES PRESENTS POLICROMIA IN COLLABORATION WITH DELFINA DELETTREZ FENDI

POLICROMIA: DELFINA DELETTREZ FENDI DESIGNS HAUTE JOAILLERIE WATCH FOR FENDI TIMEPIECES Noted jewelry designer Delfina Delettrez Fendi teamed up with Fendi Timepieces to create a luxurious haute joaillerie watch collection imbued with a Surrealist feeling. Called Policromia, from the Greek words poly (multiple) and khrôma (colors), the 20-piece watch collection shows intricate work on each ...

GESTE: AN UNDERGROUND PHOTO EXHIBITION IN PARIS

DISCOVER "GESTE", A PARIS' UNDERGROUND PHOTO EXHIBITION "I imagine that the essential gesture of the photographer is to surprise something or someone through the little hole in the camera," wrote Roland Barthes. Taking the geste photographique as its starting point, GESTE is an underground photo exhibition that brings together contemporary and vintage ...

CHANEL UNVEILS THE N°5 L’EAU FILM WITH LILY-ROSE DEPP

LILY-ROSE DEPP FOR CHANEL N°5 L'EAU: THE FILM We’ve known it since May: young actress Lily-Rose Depp is now the face of Chanel N°5 L'Eau, the House’s new fragrance, a reinterpretation of the iconic N°5. Next up, Chanel has released a promotional movie in which the young woman embodies the modern ...

A LARRY CLARK PROJECT / PARIS SESSION, A FILM FOR DIOR HOMME

LARRY CLARK PRESENTS THE LATEST SNEAKER COLLECTION FROM DIOR HOMME WITH EXCLUSIVE SHORT FILM The list of memorable collaborations between film and fashion runs long. But few of these encounters can match the massive symbolic dimension of the alliance between Dior Homme and Larry Clark. Indeed, the luxury ready-to-wear house ...

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