We are told that the best thing in life is having a baby, and who wouldn’t agree more if ….. For all sorts of reasons women of our generation keep postpone the day, thinking that the responsibilities for the baby’s being are huge, they won’t fit their chic dresses for months now, their careers will be put on hold and they worked so hard to get on top, some cousin or high school friend is getting married in a few months and […]
The best way to put a spin on our day is to treat ourselves with a pair of fabulous shoes, and we do have plenty to choose from. In the current collections designers lure us with classic pumps in bright prints and eccentric motifs – Garphical hearts at Saint Laurent, stones at Miu Miu, floral motifs at MSGM and Dolce & Gabbana – before you 10 most trendy pairs from the online stores.
A new fashion book is about to be released, by Rizzoli, a journey into the last 60 years of Louis Vuitton‘s history, with more than 200 photos to scroll through, taken by legendary names of the fashion photography like David Bailey and Helmut Newton, Mario Testino, Annie Leibovitz, Karl Lagerfeld and Patrick Demarchelier – and these are just some of the world-famous photographers that often worked on the legend of the French fashion house. The story behind each photograph is told by the […]
Three days after the news Christoph Lemaire parting ways with Hermés, Axel Dumas, the CEO of the luxury fashion house, announced the name of the designer who will take his post. We are talking about French designer Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski, 36-year-old, who previously worked for The Row, Céline and Maison Martin Margiela. Her first collection will be presented in March, for the Fall/Winter 2014-2015 Fashion Week.
Back in 1992, looking at one of his shoe sketch, Christian Louboutin, was disappointed that the actual shoe didn’t come out as colourful and bright as the original sketch, especially underneath, so, he took a bottle of nail polish from his assistant, who was yelling in protest, and his famous red soles were born. Twenty two years later, the French footwear guru launches into the beauty world, with a collection of signature nail polishes in spiky bottles, strikingly tall just like […]
For its 15th anniversary the cover of Vogue Japan screams supermodels – Claudia Schiffer, Nadja Auermann, Stephanie Seymour, Linda Evangelista and Naomi Campbell – a very special issue of September 2014 with very special girls and a foldout cover that includes other beauties of the 90s like Carolyn Murphy, Eva Herzigova, Guinevere Van Seenus and Maggie Rizer, till the nowadays models Saskia de Brauw, Tao Okamoto, Malgosia Bela, Mariacarla Boscono and Natasha Poly. What a striking team!
For its 15th anniversary Flaunt magazine asked Oscar-winning actress, Kim Basinger to celebrate the event with her on the cover. The first photo they took of her was exactly 15 years ago - “I’m so incredibly flattered. We were flattered to get this call. That’s so cool 15 years ago to have done that cover. And I remember it like yesterday. I remember the whole entire shoot from the arrival until I left. I remember every picture. I mean, it was just […]
The Russian beauty, Irina Shayk, made her first step into acting and not just in any role, but the one of a Greek goddess in the new Hercules movie – Megara – the wife of Hercules, played by Dwayne Johnson. “People don’t believe I’m Russian, they always say, ‘You look Brazilian’ – but my father was a Tatar, which is close to Mongolia, and I get my colouring from him. I always say that I’m a Russian spy. Megara, my character, […]
Adam Levine, 35, the Maroon’s 5 star married the 25-year-old Victoria’s Secret model, Behati Prinsloo. The destination the couple chose was luxurious Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, where they held the ceremony, on July 19. Honorable guests accompanied the joy of the two like Robert Downey Jr, Behati’s friend Coco Rocha, Jason Segel, Erin Heatherton, Candice Swanepoel, and many of the models acted as bridesmaids. before the big “I DO” they celebrated with a beach party, at El Dorado Golf & Beach Club, […]
The new Chanel fine jewellery collection – Café Society – that we saw in a previous post, has also a look book, lensed by Sarah Moon. The fashion house entrusted the legendary photographer, a master of styling with nearly half a century of experience, to bring out the mood of the twenties, the bohemian atmosphere, the aristocracy of those times – populated by manifestos, disputes and scandals – a time when Gabrielle Chanel became one of the leading force in […]
Valentino created an empire, with his long-term partner Giancarlo Giammetti, when back in 1959 they founded the legendary label and created for the high society, like Jackie Onasis‘ wedding gown when she married Aristote Onasis. At The Emperor’s Table is an invitation into the five houses that Valentino owns – in London, New York, at Gstaad in Switzerland, and Paris at Chateau de Wideville – as well as on his yacht, a glimpse of the refined world in which he lives, […]
There are shoes that resemble jewellery, and Nicholas Kirkwood, for the Resort 2015 Collection, was having a blast mixing bold colours, metallic finishes, adding pearls to his extraordinary pieces, graphic black and gold options, lace – all in the name of luxury and elegance.
Model Maud Le Fort; Photographed by Mark Pillai; Stylist Micaela Sessa; Hair Paolo Soffiatti. Related articles On The Water – By Benjamin Kanarek for Harper’s Bazaar China July 2014 Issue Rijntje Van Wijk for Elle Australia December 2013
Café Society – a new collection of high jewellery from Chanel, dedicated to the artistic, rich and famous 1920s. A tribute paid to poets, musicians, aristocrats,bourgeoisie and socialites of those times. Being one of the most anticipated collection of the Fashion Week, the Chanel Haute Joaillerie ‘Café Society’ collection kept all the recognizable elements of the house – the star, the camellia flower, the feather – and the large rare stones, in the capable hands of jewellers transformed into real masterpieces. The […]
The news of Christoph Lemaire’s departure - the creative designer of Hermès – came this morning, July 21, from the CEO of the house, Axel Dumas. Lemaire decided to leave the prestigious fashion house, after four years of collaboration, and his last collection for Hermès will be presented in October, during the Paris fashion week, for the Spring/Summer 2015 season. He took over from Jean Paul Gaultier, designer at Hermes for seven years before Lemaire – behind his decision stands the designer’s desire to […]
Models: Daga Ziober and Manuela Frey; Photographed by Christian Ferretti; Stylist Akari Endo-Gaut; Hair Joey George; Makeup Kristi Matamoros; Manicure Eri Handa.
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Provocative and sophisticated, Cameron Diaz is the star with one of the most enviable body shape ever, and Harper’s Bazaar US chose her for the magazine’s cover of August 2014. Lately the media speculated she has an intimate relationship with Drew Barrymore after declaring for another magazine that “all women have been sexually attracted to another woman at some point”. Sexy Diaz responds : “Literally I said, ‘That makes me want to vomit in my mouth.’ That’s like saying I am […]
The August cover of Vogue US features the 26 years old blonde beauty, Blake Lively, known for her role in Gossip Girl, for six years, as Serena van der Woodsen. In the fashion editorial inside the magazine she goes country chic, for the lenses of legendary Mario Testino and talks about her new project – a turn in her career – the launching of her own web site, called Preserve. The idea came from her love for the things that […]
Brilliant Roberto Cavalli couldn’t stop at the Cavalli Cafés he opened up in Florence and Saint-Tropez and traveled to Ibiza for his latest project – the opening of Cavalli restaurant and night-club, located in a specially designed tropical garden on Paseo Maritimo Juan Carlos. The menu is one hundred per cent italian, with specialties from lovely Tuscany, the home of the designer and the wines that accompany the delicacies are produced by Cavalli’s son, Tommaso Cavalli – all this in […]
Summer is in full swing and for those who want to turn heads by the pool, Agent Provocateur created a demi-couture swimsuit line – Soiree Collection – that guarantees the glamorous look you are looking for. There are only two models – Karina and Tricja – designed as an “evening dress” for the beach season, both with massive gold chains, removable in case of the Tricja Bikini Bra model . Despite the fact that the exquisite fabrics used for the […]
If you ever wondered how Ellen Von Unwerth looks like, now you have the chance to see the famous fashion photographer in a series of self-portraits for the latest issue of the biannual magazine, Ponystep. She worked herself as a model for ten years before she decided to move behind the camera and becoming a known fashion editorial and advertising photographer. Related articles Chanel Iman for Glamour Italia Magazine Ellen Von Unwerth’s guide to provocation
The last day of couture met a rainy Paris, the trendiest guests had to come to the shows on a moody weather – a fateful companion lately of our fashionistas – but one with another, nothing was ruined, nor the cheerful spirits or the glamorous outfits. Valentino and Viktor & Rolf ended the third and last day of couture shows, and the closure of the day had more style than the previous ones, some of the guests arriving in couture themselves […]
Laurenz Bäumer, the Louis Vuitton‘s artistic director for fine jewellery, joined the French fashion house in 2009, and before that, besides designing for his eponymous collection, he has been the creator of many fine jewellery pieces for other glorious names such as Chanel, Guerlain and Baccarat. Working for other houses is “ a marriage where you take what you have in common and you make the best of it ” says Bäumer. Before you – the fifth collection of high jewellery from […]
41 years old actress, Cameron Diaz, is all legs on the cover of Esquire magazine, showing off an incredible body – not a surprise considering her love for surf and yoga. A determined woman, that in twenty years of being on the movie scene accomplished so much – 32 movies until now and $ 3 billion at the box office. “I like being forty-one,” she says. “I love it. So much shit just falls away. Fear, mostly. It’s the best […]
Rihanna takes the cover of the French fashion magazine, Jalouse, for the latest issue of the publication dressed head-to-toe in Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci creations. At 26 years old, the pop icon followed by 36 million people on Twitter, poses for the fashion photograph Stephane Feugere, with styling from Mel Ottenber. Star Rihanna; Photographed by Stephane Feugere; Stylist Mel Ottenber; Hair Yusef Williams; Makeup Mylah Morales.
Bulgari gathered a renewed crowed at the party they hosted on Rue d’Artois, in Paris, celebrating the Italian’s house new high jewellery creations. Between cocktails and chitchats, at Apicius restaurant, the guests were able to admire the precious pieces of jewellery on the models present at the event. The beautiful gems glowed on stars like Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, the testimonial of the brand, aside Anna Dello Russo, Jared Leto, Olivia Palermo. The main role has been assigned to the colourful gems, of […]
French fashion house Vionnet unveiled their Resort 2015 Collection. Inspired by the dragonfly wings, with splashes of colour – like the gorgeous Mosaic bag sprinkled with paint – the accessories are notable and, the sandal sneakers are one of the collection’s highlight.
On Tuesday, the hits of the day were the Chanel and Ulyana Sergeenko couture shows, and these events attracted the russian girls – on the streets were spotted Miroslava Duma, Elena Perminov, Vika Gazinskaya, Evelina Khromtchenko – are just some of the best dressed fashionistas. Check out the girls in the selection below.
Phillip Lim and Nars created a joint collection of nail polishes – it is not the first time the American brand 3.1 Phillip Lim collaborates with Francois Nars. This time they came up with nine shades for the Fall/Winter 2014.15 line – ” I call them colors that exist in the shadows because in the daylight you see one color and at night you see something different. It also depends on what you wear. They are very transitional, very adaptable “, […]
Roberto Cavalli reveals its new muse – newly singer Rita Ora, 23 – she is the one to be seen in fashion magazines for the Fall/Winter 2014 collection. Rita looks hotter than ever for the lenses of Francesco Carrozzini, the photographer of the campaign.
The couture shows in Paris attract the most glamorous of the spectators – the chicest crowd ever occupy the front row seats of the shows. People like Sean Penn and Charlize Theron, were spotted at the Versace show, aside Emma Watson and Marion Cotillard. Kristen Stweart, with a total different hair style, was the most looked at star of the Chanel show, joined by Poppy Delevingne and Jared Leto. Just take a look at the photos below. Photos by Rex Features.
The legendary editor, the woman who changed the face of fashion, Diana Vreeland – editor-in-chief of Vogue US in the 1960s – now has her own perfume caring her name, thanks to her nephew, Alexander Vreeland who came up with the idea. There are five different scents in the collection, and their names are inspired by Diana’s outstanding personality – Extravagance Russe, Absolutely Vital, Perfectly Marvelous, Outrageously Vibrant, Simply Divine. ” Each scent unveils a vibrant top note, echoing Madame Vreeland’s distinct style […]
Last week we could sneak peek at Victoria Beckham‘s third Vogue cover, in a previous post. Here is the full editorial, photographed by legendary Patrick Demarchelier and showing a Victoria that, when it comes to fashion, is open to try different things and scenarios, picturing the 40-year-old designer in situations that we never saw her before. Victoria said about her spread in Vogue: “ I’m never afraid to try something different when I’m working with the best people. Doing a Vogue shoot […]