venerdì 21 ottobre 2011

Mechanical Dolls for the October issue of Vogue Italia

 With Audrey Marnay and Kirsi Pyrhonen by  Tim Walker, Outfitted by Jacob K in quirky looks from the fall collections of Louis Vuitton, Stella McCartney, Alberta Ferretti, Kenzo and others

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lunedì 17 ottobre 2011

The National Portrait Gallery Welcomes McQueen Portrait On Its Walls

After his runaway success of his retrospective at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alexander McQueen has found a new London museum home. The National Portrait Gallery has acquired an iconic Dave LaChapelle portrait of the late designer and close friend Isabella Blow.
Originally published in Vanity Fair, “Burning Down the House” show McQueen and Blow in front of a burning castle.
McQueen wears a full-skirted gown of his own design and brandishes a flaming torch; Blow also wears McQueen, along with a dramatic Philip Treacy hat.
The portrait was shot at Hedingham Castle in Essex in 1996. At the time, McQueen was a 27-year-old upstart at the helm of Givenchy. 
‘I am delighted that this astonishing double portrait celebrating two highly influential figures in British fashion by David LaChapelle has entered the National Portrait Gallery Collection,’ NPG Director Sandy Nairne said.

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domenica 16 ottobre 2011

See Giambattista Valli full collection for Macy's

“This capsule reflects my enduring loves, but is really a celebration of my biggest inspiration of all ‐ the energy and vitality of women themselves,” Valli said in a release. “I love dressing them for all their happiest moments, making them feel as special as possible. This collection is a passport into my world and a chance to experience the passion and romance of my house and Paris itself.” The collection is priced between $50 and $150 and will be available in 225 Macy’s stores nationwide and on October 26.

Guess What Andrej Pejic Wore for his Meeting with The Queen At Buckingham Palace?

"I'm wearing a Paul Smith blazer, because I wanted to wear at least one British designer, with a vintage Versace pencil skirt and just some heels," Pejic told us as he got ready for the event. "I wanted to just be myself - androgynous - and play with the masculine blazer and pencil skirt. It's also a bit Nineties, which I love."

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sabato 15 ottobre 2011

Rafael Nadal Strips Down in Emporio Armani Underwear/Armani Jeans Video by Johan Renck.

Watch Pinball-Inspired Film that show the construction of a Mise en Dior Iconic Pearl Necklace.

Dior‘s creative director of costume jewelry, Camille Miceli come out with a  new smart animated short film, in which  show the construction of a Mise en Dior costume jewelry necklace starting from a pinball.
 fashionista interviewed her ( check the full interview here  about working with Marc Jacobs, being a muse, and the Dior Rumors  ) 
How she come up with the cool video - "We wanted something frivolous and we thought, ‘why dont we do a pinball,’ so it started basically like that and then we worked together on the concept and I decided we needed to make it very Dior".

How did you make it ‘Dior’- "The idea is to take something very classic and make it Dior, so we took the idea of the typical chair of Dior and turned it into the flipper and..pinball, sorry…and then I said, listen, we need to also have some elements that reflect Dior, like you have the lock of the jewelry, the ribbon that we use on the necklace… The star, because when he (Christian Dior) was in Paris on Avenue Montaigne, before he got the store, he found a coin which was a star, so it was like a good luck thing. We thought, okay, let’s put all these things together and let’s make something fun."

Arcade Couture: Mise en Dior on

Tom Ford's New Fragrance - Violet Blonde, A Classical, European Fragrance.

Tom Ford says “Violet Blonde has the spirit of a classical, European fragrance. It is formal, polished, and yet draws you in closer and closer, like a beautifully dressed woman whose refined presence charms, then fascinates, and ultimately seduces you.”

The new fragrance feels - classical, sophisticated, and mature, the scent opens with notes of Violet Leaf supported by Italian Mandarin and Baie Rose to create a green-citrus first impression.  Tuscan Orris Absolute and Tuscan Orris Butter add a richness and earthiness to the violet, while notes of Jasmine Sambac are added for floral support. Finally, Benzoin, Cedarwood Orpur and Haitan Vetiver Absolute add a wooden medley to the scent, with musk and soft suede adding depth on the dry down.

I'm very curious about this rich scent and Tom Ford's words got me excited, you can order your Violet Blonde scent Here

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giovedì 13 ottobre 2011

Florence Welch for Interview October Issue - I love performing outside because it’s as if the heavens are open and the elements become part of the stage show as well—you know, the wind and the rain and the thunder.

Florence Welch sits down with Baz Luhrmann to discuss everything from family to performing at the Met’s Costume Institute Gala for the latest issue of Interview. Styled by Karl Templer, Florence & the Machine front woman is given a dramatic rock star looks with a deep red lip and dresses from Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, Balmain, Salvatore Ferragamo, Moschino, Valentino, Isabel Marant and others in kinetic images lensed by Craig McDean.

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Beyonce Covers Harper’s Bazaar US November by Terry Richardson

After Beyonce made the media announcement in fronts of MTV Video Music Awards cheering audience, she became the main focus of bloggers who accused Beyoncé of faking her baby bump, referencing an interview she gave on Australian TV where it appears that her bump is being squished when she sits down.
Now she's sharing her baby joy with Harper's Bazaar . The November 2011 cover star models Reed Krakoff, Salvatore Ferragamo, and YSL in a high-impact, big-haired portfolio, shot by Terry Richardson. In the story, Knowles dishes on everything from motherhood to, uh, Jay-Z.


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martedì 4 ottobre 2011

Yves Saint Laurent RTW Spring 2012 - Paris Fashion Week, A Sixties icon

Pilati started as basically as possible: with the weather, he started thinking about wintry colors for spring, ultimately incorporating rich jewel tones into his palette, with a dark green and black swing coat, then a rich, autumnal palette spanning indigo and purple, dark blue, grey and black, interrupted by a cool mint, cream brocades, sheer white silk and some gorgeous ornate prints of pink and grey or blue and purple for wide, silky palazzo pants or one elegant all-in-one, he thus built the collection around two primary fabrics, a tonal, textured jacquard with the look of sturdy lace and a gazarlike fabric called, coincidentally, Marrakesh,
Silk blouses came backless and halterneck or with full backs and tucked into organza gym slips or silk tapered trousers, jackets that stood away from the body, dresses and tops with big sleeves, pearl embellished belts and more gold capped shoes had a glorious old Hollywood feel about them.
For evening,  sheer black cocktail dress smothered in navy chiffon flowers at the back and the two final black dresses embellished in gold were old style YSL fabulous