Chanel and The Little Black Jacket, yes, the quintessential Little Black Jacket Coco Chanel made famous as styled by Carine and shot by Karl, in 6 days, 113 images, and an amazing cast of characters. For those of you who weren’t able to see the Tokyo exhibit, here’s a sneak peek; get ready London, coming in [...]
The ever elusive and courageous chameleon, Cindy Sherman is back, exhibiting her new, large-scale works that depict outsized enigmatic female figures standing in striking isolation before ominous landscapes. Looking directly out of the picture in our direction, each character is an eccentric specter, whose epic scale, vivid Chanel costumes and intense gaze suggests a sentry [...]
1936- Hatmaker Auguste Michel opens Maison Michel 65 Rue Sainte Anne , Paris…1968 – Pierre Debard takes over with his wife Claudine…1975 – Debard re-introduces Weismanns, old straw sewing machines that enable the creation of straw hats with invisible stitching. These hats appeal to Pierre Cardin and Yves Saint Laurent…1980 – Haute couture production begins for Chanel, [...]
Written by Guest Blogger Katrina Israel Dominic Jones may have gone traveling for his Fall/Winter 2012 collections inspiration, plundering majestic artifacts from far-and-away palaces of Arabian Kings and South East Asian temples, but his muses were breed a lot closer to home. “The look book is very English feeling with Jessica Brown-Findlay (Lady Sybil in [...]
For the launch of the Karl Lagerfeld collection for Net-A-Porter, the online luxury shopping site released this funny ‘Self-Interview’ of the Kaiser asking and answering questions to himself. It was the first time for Karl and the last one he said. Presenting the fashion icon as you’ve never seen him before. Watch the video now [...]
Praised by Karl Lagerfeld and trained by none other than the late great Alexander McQueen, Conchita Perez is quickly carving her own niche within the fashion industry. The London-based designer, who’s worked for several top labels, as well as created costumes for various films and theater productions, is best known for her expert tailoring and [...]
Agape Mdumulla and Sam Cotton began the brand Agi & Sam with the fundamental thought of designing for men. After years of countless menswear collections, displaying either a fear to create something different or collections which push too far and never seeing the light of day, they aim to sit firmly in the middle. With [...]
It’s the 15th anniversary of Russian Harper’s Bazaar and to celebrate the milestone they asked top fashion designers to create a custom cover for them. Designers such as Karl Lagerfeld, Ralph Lauren, Missoni, Jean Paul Gaultier, DVF, Giorgio Armani and Viktor & Rolf amongst others put their creativity into work to design these original covers. [...]
Creator, photographer, designer and editor Karl Lagerfeld likes nothing more than expanding his modes of expression. And what better way to do that than to present his first line of crystal products with Orrefors. With an insatiable curiosity, always in search of new creative experiences, this multifaceted artist has had an uncommonly rich career, during [...]
Showing a different side of Italian style—less sexpot, more studious—Karl Lagerfeld mainly stuck to daywear demure this S/S 2012. With the usual Fendi flashes of flesh and fur, of course. While the majority of the pieces featured box pleats, a-line skirts, and knee-length hems, we did see quite a bit of shoulders on display,
Anja Rubik is playing a muse (for male model Brad Kroenig) in the latest Fendi Fall 2011 Ad campaign photographed by Karl Lagerfeld. This campaign makes it her third consecutive season as the face of Fendi, and we totally agree that she represent and carries the brand very well.
Karl Lagerfeld just finished this stunning collaboration with luxury pen & lighter brand S.T. Dupont. Divided into two line: The Prestige in red and gold & The Chic in black and palladium. No price or availability yet, but while waiting you can check the childish illustrations of Mr Lagerlfed himself below.