The villa that once belonged to the Colombian king of cocaine, Pablo Escobar, has turned into a luxury resort thanks to Lio Malca, a New York art dealer, who bought it -back in 2003- restored it and embellished the mansion with contemporary art, frescoes, paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Persian rugs and velvet armchairs. Located on the white-sand beach of Tulum, Mexico, along the crystal clear water of the Caribbean see, Casa Malca boutique hotel offers 41 rooms and suits, two restaurants, […]
Born in San Francisco but based in Copenhagen, Adam Kats Sinding is a cult fashion week photographer, on the move 300 days per year, working with magazines like Vogue and W, gathering the material that now makes the subject of his book – This is Not a F*cking Street Style Book. The title is pretty succint – “Generally, street style is a lie yet people eat that shit up, believing that they are seeing something organic. But then we have the likes […]
With Alessandro Michele at helm, Gucci became a fairy land where the unchained imagination of the creative designer is running wild, blowing up the fashion scene at Milan’s Fashion Week, Fall-Winter 2018/2019, with his surreal looks, making out of Gucci’s show THE show you’re sorry you couldn’t attend – for it was like a movie, with a very cool script, written out of the inspiration dragged from movies like “The Legend of the Baby Dragon in a Jar” and “The Tale […]
Paris comes to our attention for the most original exhibition – personalized minaudières, watches, cigarette cases in gold and precious stones – which takes place for the entire month of April, almost, so plenty of time to discover the treasure and feast your eyes with the collection of Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan. The School of Jewelery Arts, supported by Van Clef & Arpels, presents their ultra excentric items from the 20’s, for the first time in France. Enjoy and […]
Meet Gretchen Röehrs, amazing artist and designer who’s illustrations become the subject of a book, and a quite interesting one – “A Fashion Feast for the Eyes, From Banana Peel Jumpsuits to Kale Frocks”. Her work has been featured in famous publications like The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, among others. Here is a sneak peak from her book, released on 13th of February 2018. Harper’s Bazaar Interview: What’s the story behind using food in your fashion illustrations? Gretchen Roehrs: It all […]
488 pages of history trapped in one amazing book – Manolo Blahnik: Fleeting Gestures and Obsessions – a complete book about inspiration and creativity, whose texts Blahnik wrote himself, a dialogue the designer has with Sofia Coppola, Pedro Almodovar, Andre Leon Telly and many other prominent figures which inspired him along the way. Four decades of life and perfect shoes, 250 pictures of the best models in the history of Manolo Blahnik, saw the light thanks to the publishing house, Rizzoli […]
New York – this one of a kind city hosts countless splendid art exhibitions. The one I want to bring to your attention is “China: Through The Looking Glass“, featuring haute couture designs inspired by the magical Chinese tradition, sculptures and a range of films. I’m not sure if it’s still on, so, here is a glimpse of some of the gorgeous itmes on display, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Exactly 132 years ago one of the most stylish woman of the twentieth century was born – Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel. The legendary Coco changed forever the perception of women all over the world, being the only designer who got to be on the list of “100 most influential people of the XX century,” according to Time Magazine. Every child knows who she is, the crossed letter C logo, along with her quotes and remarks which turned into movies and musicals. Today, on her […]