Saturday, 31 October 2015
Friday, 30 October 2015
Lil Buck for Versace will be exclusively available in the Versace SOHO store in New York City and online on shop.versace.com
Music: Patrick Toussaint - "Been Trill"
Steven Meisel captures a series of informal portraits for Prada’s Resort 2016 campaign. Pop decorativism is subverted by industrial minimalism, as his muses lock us in an authoritative gaze.
Photography by Steven Meisel Film Direction by DJA
Filming & Editing Gordon Von Steiner Styled by Olivier Rizzo
Hair Stylist Guido Palau
Makeup Artist Pat McGrath
Set Design Mary Howard Film Production ProdN Post Production Dtouch Music by DAO BY HOLLY HERNDON
Casting: Lexi Boling, Meghan Collison, Ina Jensen, Lineisy Montero, Julia Nobis, Greta Varlese.
Thursday, 29 October 2015
A profound respect for the artisanal makes craftsmanship the heart of the house of Alexander McQueen and the collection for Spring/Summer 2016 looks to the people of Spitalfields from the late 17th century, the Huguenot migrants who arrived in London as religious refugees. They brought with them their knowledge, skill in weaving and a love of naturalistic floral designs inspired by “The Line of Beauty” philosophy.
There’s a bohemian elegance to the McQueen woman this season as Sarah Burton draws on the roots and myths of English folklore to bring together the mood of the collection. Burton has also been exploring consistently the idea of heirlooms and found objects. Garments too carry history and hence feel precious and the collection has been finished and treated with a tactile hand, so that materials and surfaces feel aged and familiar.
Film by Masha Vasyukova
Music : "Youth" by Evgueni Galperine
On the 20th of October at Wall Street in New York, the Balmain x H&M collection made its global runway debut in front of a celebrity-packed audience. Kylie Jenner, Diane Kruger, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Alexa Chung were among the guests to get an exclusive look at the glamorous, powerful and rich detailed collection designed by Olivier Rousteing.
Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Monday, 26 October 2015
Today see’s the launch of the limited edition ankle boot - FOWEY
FOWEY is a feat of craftsmanship and inspection and is the most intricate and complex shoe John Lobb have made this year - It truly showcases the level of skill and talent at John Lobb.
The complexity of its construction is a result of six weeks highly skilled craftsmanship that pays tribute to the uncompromising quality and care that goes into every John Lobb shoe.
This single eyelet ankle boot is crafted from two pieces of Museum Calf leather and its primary seams are entirely hand sewn to provide its unique and elegant design.
Crafted on the 8695 last, it features an elegant almond shaped toe and sits on the John Lobb Prestige sole which can be identified by its finely wheeled welts, hand sculptured waists, tapered heels and rounded sole bottoms.
Available in - plum, black and navy, its beautifully mottled patina is based on an ancient tanning method that sees layer upon layer of natural dyes artfully applied to create a gradual and subtle variation in tone.
With only 1,000 produced, each pair of Fowey is individually stamped with a number on the sole and will come in a unique blue John Lobb shoebox.
The supermodel wore a black Versus Versace minidress with round silver bottons on the side together with a short coat with same button details, black boots with silver heels and completed the look with a black Versus Versace clutch with silver round studs.
With “A Collection Of Us” and “Benetton Women Empowerment Program” the Italian fashion brand reinterprets its own essence; a unique offering of knitwear and social commitment
Women telling their stories and listening to other women’s stories: only by sharing their wisdom will the world’s women be able to build a better future for us all.
Knitwear, colour and innovation hold “A Collection Of Us” together. The capsule collections bring this three-way alliance back to the center of the stage, highlighting the technical skills that create soft, polished, on-trend, high performance knitwear, and drawing attention to the imagination and forward-thinking spirit of Benetton fashion.
A global campaign will also be launched on October 22 to accompany “A Collection Of Us”. It will feature five female models, each belonging to a different generation and background, each carrying a message of emancipation and empowermentto be spread through digital and traditional media, and destined to reach all of the world’s women.
What if every woman in the world could be the protagonist of her own story? This question is at the base of the new social commitment by the Treviso-based clothing company, whose sustainability strategy for the coming years will focus specifically on women who are still waiting to be guaranteed a sustainable livelihood and full participation in all economic sectors.
The “Benetton Women Empowerment Program” is a long term initiative that supports projects and concrete actions aimed at targeting important key priorities for women, following the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations for 2030: sustainable livelihood, non discrimination and equal opportunities, access to quality education and healthcare and an end of all forms of violence against women.
Benetton’s Women Empowerment Program takes roots in the Italian fashion brand’slong history of social commitment and moves on to recognize that gender equality is not only a human right, but a necessary step toward building a peaceful, prosperous and more sustainable world for all.
Sunday, 25 October 2015
suits up for the release date on 26th October, London-based men’s fashion online search platform StylePilot has revealed that the number of searches for ‘slim fit suit’ has increased by 84% over the last year and outstrips the searches for ‘regular suit’ by a ratio of seven to one. In addition, men are seeking out ‘single breasted’ suits outnumbering ‘double breasted’ six searches to one. The suit is a classic piece of
tailoring that is a style staple in every man’s wardrobe. The shape has evolved over time with subtle differences marking the change between decades from high-waisted flare trousers teamed with long
jackets to the oversize slouchy look that the dominated the 80s.
StylePilot’s CEO Stefan Maurel explains: “For AW15, the suit falls into two categories which are defined by trouser shapes. Firstly, wide legs are starting to gather pace, whether it is a 70s style flare or a Zoot suit style which finishes with a peg leg or a cuff. These are worn looser around the leg finished off with cool layers on top and a longer jacket or coat for colder months. The second style is a skinnier shorter leg which will be everywhere by SS16. In practice this will be skinny and sharp finishing with a neat hem or a turn up for a flash of the ankle. With this style a fitted longer coat balances it out or a shorter jacket is super cool and shows lots of confidence. I think it is clear from
these stats that although the fash pack are enjoying a wide leg, James Bond and the consumer are still favouring a clean sharp slim fit for their suit.”
Stefan Maurel continues: “When it comes to buying a suit, my advice is to build your closet around the essentials and a well-cut suit is a very good place to start. If it works for Bond, it works for me too. This tuxedo from Kingsman (pictured) is my favourite for evening events. It is a great investment piece that is fresh, modern and will remain in fashion for years to come. The deep navy jacket has contrasting silk-grosgrain lapels in black and I love the slim fit trousers in cotton twill with pressed creases for a smart finish. Kingsman is the brand from Mr Porter so expect quality across the board with Italian-sourced cloth and English craftsmanship making this a luxury suit to be worn with a bow tie and shoes by Oliver Sweeney.”
Tezenis, the Italian underwear label has ramped up its music credentials this season. First announcing Rita Ora as the face of the brand, and now have teamed up with MTV as the main sponsor of the MTV EMA Awards – 25.10.15 in Milan.
To coincide, the brand is launching a capsule collection that captures the energy and style of both brands and embodies what Tezenis is all about: music, youth and pop style. The collection consists of 2 t-shirts at £12.99 each and 2 sweatshirts at £19.99 each, featuring a riot of colour and animal print; all emblazoned with the iconic MTV logo. The pieces will be available online at tezenis.com and in Tezenis stores tomorrow on Friday 23rd October. Tezenis is the official sponsor of the MTV EMAs in Milan, which take place on the night of Sunday 25th October so this is a collection created for dedicated followers of music and fashion: fans of the brand can show the world their undoubtable #EMAmazingTezenisLook
Suit up this Christmas with an NBA UGLY Sweater
Everyone likes to rock a fun Christmas sweater over the festive period and why not combine this with your love of hoops?
The sweaters are available for purchase at www.NBAstore.eu and there are 27 team sweaters available, so plenty of choice!