Friday, 30 November 2012

Confirmed: Alexander Wang for Balenciaga

ALEXANDER WANG is Balenciaga's new creative director. The New York-based designer will replace Nicolas Ghesquière at the French fashion house, who officially leaves today - after 15 years at the helm.
"I am deeply honoured to embark on this new role for a brand and house that I have such great admiration and respect for," said Wang.

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Alexander Wang for Balenciaga?

Still just a rumour at this point, the empty berth at Balenciaga, left following the announcement that Nicolas Ghesqueire is leaving the cult label,appears to have Alexander Wang's name on it, according to New York Times critic Cathy Horyn.

Looks like "The Tale of who takes over as creative director of Balenciaga", is coming to an end. As reported today, Purple Magazine, the New York-based designer, who set up his label in 2007 aged 23, would certainly bring a new fanbase. His aesthetic, often based around sportswear details and a tough, warrior look, has attracted the downtown cognoscenti of New York, plus he has fashion plates such as model Erin Wasson, Julia Restoin-Roitfeld and Azealia Banks on speed dial. If Ghesquiere brought a boundary-pushing edginess, Wang might add the commercial angle that PPR, the parent company, are after. A $25m turnover by the time you're 25 would have surely caught their attention.
The fashion house has not yet made ​​an official statement ,we will just have to wait and see.

H&M Spring Summer 2013 Lookbook

The H&M Spring Summer 2013 Lookbook ,the collection reminds me of Isabel Marant. Judge for yourselves.

Kate Moss & Naomi Campbell for Interview Russia December 2012

Kate Moss & Naomi Campbell for Interview Russia December 2012 photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott. The two household names in modelling industry, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, looks striking for the December cover of Interview Russia, styled by Patti Wilson.

Kenzo SS 2013 Ad Campaign

Valentino: Master of Couture

This major new exhibition celebrating the life and work of Valentino will showcase over 130 exquisite haute couture designs worn by icons such as Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Grace Kelly, Sophia Loren and Gwyneth Paltrow in an exciting installation created specially for Somerset House.

Divided into three sections; visitors will start with a private view of Valentino's world through photographs from his personal archive, offering an intimate portrait of the life of the master. The exhibition then unfolds into a couture fashion show where roles are reversed with visitors walking the catwalk to view a staggering one hundred and thirty Valentino haute couture designs. Valentino: Master of Couture promises to be a journey into the secretive world of Italian couture.

The final section will unpick the painstaking processes of crafting couture exemplified by the stunning wedding dress of Princess Marie Chantal of Greece, demonstrating the beauty of the work of les petit mains who sew each stitch by hand. In addition a specially commissioned group of films will allow behind-the scenes access to the Valentino atelier, where the craft of couture is demonstrated in a series of fascinating samples. Finally, discover more about the man, the icon, by exploring the Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum.

Will Givenchy make a collection for H & M?

What will be the next collaboration of Swedish brand H & M capsule collection after house Maison Martin Margiela, a few days ago, no one dared to make a specific assumption, today around the web space there are rumors that the next capsule collection for the brand is preparing a French house Givenchy. Poured oil on the fire from both sides, who said that no house Givenchy, or brand H & M "do not give a comment on the rumors."

It all started on November 19, when the blog Fashion Industry Confessions posted a picture with the words "Gossip straight from the main office of Givenchy: a collaboration with H & M will take place next year." Since then, the post has added more than 500 different levels. Well, all that while you can say about it - if the rumor of Givenchy collaboration with H & M confirmed Ricardo Tishi will be the first of the designers conglomerate LVMH, which happen to work with the brand.

Louis Vuitton Urban Handbag Collection

The new dedicated collection of urban bags by Louis Vuitton, which stars were Hanneli Mustaparta, Miroslava Duma and Elin Kling take part in the new advertisement. In the pictures the girls have appeared in almost everyday images to reflect the main idea of the collection: the combination of beauty, comfort and convenience (due to long strap bags hands free for the owners of their gadgets, or even to control the bike.)

Hanneli Miroslava and Elin, even though they live in different countries - Norway, Russia and Sweden - are united by one common quality - they are always at work, and such a thing as a city bag, they are not just an accessory, but a forced necessity. Perhaps that is why the girls look to get the footage so organically and naturally!

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Louis Vuitton Resort 2013 Ad Campaign

Louis Vuitton Resort 2013 Ad Campaign featuring The leggy Swedish model, Frida Gustavsson, for the amazing Resort 2013 campaign images from Louis Vuitton.

Eclats du Soir by Chanel

Chanel presented advertising their Christmas collection Éclats du Soir, traditionally demonstrated the virtues of shades and textures of festive products: shadow, lipstick, nail polish, blush, loose powder and eyeliner.

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy for Vogue Paris December 2012/January 2013

Emmanuele Alt chose the first lady of France and former model, singer, and actress, as the December 2012/January 2013 cover star, photographed for the front page by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott.

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Kate Moss for Vogue Spain December 2012

Kate Moss for Vogue Spain December 2012 photographed by World renowned photographer Mario Testino .
This is her 5th Vogue Spain cover slot and the vintage feeling image marks her 99th Vogue covers in the 20 years of her modeling career. With her newly launched memoir, and upcoming documentary, congratulations to Mrs.Jamie Hince!!

Tommy Hilfiger for Breast Health International 2012 Ad Campaign

Actress Drew Barrymore photographed fellow actor Charlotte Gainsbourg for the campaign images of Tommy Hilfiger for Breast Health International.

Saturday, 24 November 2012

Saint Laurent Mens Spring Summer 2013 Ad Campaign

Hedi Slimane chose and photographed a female model, Dutch born Saskia de Brauw that is, to be featured on the black and white Spring Summer 2013 campaign images of Saint Laurent Mens collection.
Images Courtesy of TFS

Dior's Cherie Bow

Brand Dior Beauty has announced their spring makeup collection Cherie Bow, which is dominated by all shades of pink. Looking at pictures of colorful traditional four-pallet shadows, varnishes and other cosmetic products in an elegant silver-pink package, we regret only that until the spring until there was not close. Meanwhile, it is known that in the European stores, in particular, in Selfridges, a collection of Cherie Bow goes on sale in January 2013.

Friday, 23 November 2012

Rei Kawakub oComme des Carrés Collection for Hermes

 Rei Kawakubo ,Creative Director of Japanese brand Comme des Garcons has created a limited collection of classic silk Carrés scarves for French house Hermes called Comme des Carrés "I have always had immense respect for the traditions of the house and its know-how, - comments on the collaboration of Rei.While working on this project, I think not a great deal about what or how it will be worn, and over the fact that in their drawings cover, and therefore tried to change them by adding some elements. Mixing Hermes drawings of abstract images, we converted Carré and got a real art object. "
 The first series of scarves, known as "Black and White" (Noir et Blanc) and a five silk scarves will be sold exclusively in boutiques Comme des Garcons in Tokyo, New York, Paris,Dover Street Market in London and Tokyo, Rei Kawakubo has painted six handkerchiefs bright geometric shapes, stripes and the cell.Both series scarves will be available in early February. Rei Kawakubo creations cost from 380 to 1600 euro.

Balenciaga VS Hermes Berline Bag

As recently as last spring in Paris Balenciaga showed bags in  rectangular shape on a wide long strap that looks so practical to carry around on long journeys. 

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Nails Inc Leather Effect

In December, Nails Inc.will present a varnish called  Leather Effect, which promises to be one of the most interesting products of modern paints with an unusual texture.

Monday, 19 November 2012

Must-Have :Laurence Dacade Merli Studded Suede Boots

Garance Dore and Giovanna Battaglia
Laurence Dacade is the official shoe designer for the House of Chanel along with her own line. She is primarily inspired by her world travels and the women she observes along the way at airports and train stations. Trained at the Afpic School of Shoe Design in Paris, when Dacade is not making what she calls imaginative ‘Cinderella shoes’, she has collaborated with many of the major French fashion houses such as Balmain, Givenchy and Oscar de la Renta. The Parisian ease that Laurence exudes so sensually herself translates into her collection of ‘sexy and elegant while being chic but never boring’ shoes.
Available here

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Christopher Kane - the new creative director of Balenciaga?

Two weeks ago it was announced that after 15 years of work as the creative director of Balenciaga, Nicolas Ghesquière leaves the fashion house. Long wait to be called the name of who will take over as Ghesquière, did not have to report today as several reputable portals about fashion, including the site of the magazine New York Magazine, the creative director of Balenciaga from December 1 will be Christopher Kane. Among those who were able to take this position, also known as Alexander Wang, Joseph Altuzarra and Natasha Ramsey, however, is rumored to be in Balenciaga chose Kane.
30-year-old Christopher in the time that he knows the world of fashion, has already managed to attract the attention of several successful collections, which he created for his brand Christopher Kane, and for line Versus. That Donatella Versace, a few years ago revived once established her brother youth line Versus, largely opened Kane for fashion community. 

Friday, 16 November 2012

Marilyn and N°5

“What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5, of course”

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Christmas sweets Pierre Herme

Pierre Herme was the first pastry chef, who managed to make classic French desserts works of art. Once a famous chocolatier called the "Picasso of confectionary art", and since then, Pierre tries to keep the set of his own bar, releasing a year for two desserts collection of haute couture. New Year's holidays, Pierre Herme again decided to please the sweet tooth of the world, presenting a collection of Christmas 2012. The new line of desserts - it's an unbeatable combination of traditional Christmas flavors: caramel, chocolate, cinnamon - and fresh, full of anticipation of the summer: passion fruit, raisins, raspberries, pineapple. Now gourmets can enjoy a chocolate cake, lemon and strawberry biscuit cake, chocolate mousse and everyone's favourite macarons.

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Chanel Lego Clutch bags

The spring-summer collection of Chanel fashionistas from around the world snapped up mentally on objects of desire in October, sitting in a show at the Grand Palais or watching a live broadcast from a computer screen. At the same time the popularity of a directly proportional enhancement depended on its size: large vinyl bags hats and exaggerated in the double hoops instead of knobs hit the Instagram page first, and smaller accessories like sandals and beads - behind them. Among the latter we could see a very curious thing, "toy" plastic clutch, as if made from parts designer Lego, with a long-chain strap. Yellow, green, or clear with black accents and the same Chanel logo , this clutch is easy to imagine in the hands of Susie Lau, Leandra Medine and Anna Dello Russo.

Sunday, 11 November 2012

L'Invitation Au Voyage The Louis Vuitton Advertising Campaign Film

L'Invitation Au Voyage: the new Louis Vuitton campaign

This is Louis Vuitton's first ever TV commercial. Admittedly, the film is just as luxurious and as cinematic as a big screen movie trailer but is in fact a 2-minute ad shot by photographer-slash-director duo Inez and Vinoodh.

L'invitation Au Voyage or The Art Of Travel, sees Ms Muse going on a journey with the French fashion house, travelling to the heart of possibly the world’s greatest museum, the Louvre. Oh, and there's a hot man on her heels. 'What is she looking for in this temple of culture infused with the shadows of the past?' Louis Vuitton asks. Well, after passing the Mona Lisa armed with a key, she releases the secrets enclosed in an LV trunk before floating into the sunset via a stripey hot-air balloon. 
The gorgeous film accompanies a series of equally gorgeous images starring Arizona, who has now been crowned 'the Louis Vuitton woman'

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Givenchy Hotel Prive Beauty

Givenchy spring will present an exquisite collection of makeup Hotel Prive, what we have learned to see advertising poster of a photographer Daniel Jackson. I look forward to its appearance  in Europe, sales of the collection will begin in January 2013

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Galeries Lafayette and Louis Vuitton Christmas showcase

Yesterday Parisian department store Galeries Lafayette opened 12 Christmas showcase dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the famous dome of the department store and developed in conjunction with the French house Louis Vuitton. 

Chanel at Covent Garden Boutique preparing for the holidays

Preparing for Christmas and New Year gradually covers the whole world, the London pop-up-beauty-boutique of Chanel, in Covent Garden, today began working in the mode of Christmas. At the stores now open holiday gift wrapping service, in addition, anyone may apply to purchases a card, signed by a calligrapher. Among other things, visitors will be able to buy a boutique gift certificates for 25 and 50 euros, and the mood they will provide festively decorated space, in particular, the giant illuminated vials of Chanel № 5

Monday, 5 November 2012

Hermès Spring Summer 2013

Nicolas Ghesquière leaves Balenciaga after 15 years

As reported by portal WWD, Balenciaga's Nicolas Ghesquière leaves after 15 years of work as a creative director. The decision to suspend cooperation is mutual, the last working day Nicolas Ghesquière in Balenciaga is on November 30. The reasons for which one of the most famous French fashion designers of our time leaving home, is currently unknown. 

Must-have:Proenza Schouler PS13 Bag

Proenza Schouler PS1,Leather briefcase bag exists in a variety of color variations, is the object of desire fashionistas for more than one season.

Thursday, 1 November 2012

First Burberry Menswear boutique in England

First dedicated menswear boutique of Burberry recently opened in England, in London's Knightsbridge. Here in the vast area 11,000 square feet will now be represented by clothing and men's shoes and accessories of several lines of the brand. 
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