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Video: Louis Vuitton Cruise Collection Spring 2011

22 February 2011, 15.14 | Posted in Fashion, advertisement | No comments »
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Louis Vuitton presents a nice video introducing their new Cruise Collection Spring 2011, shot in Capri. Enjoy!

Tommy Ton x Liz Goldwyn ‘Oh You Pretty Things’ Interview

16 December 2010, 18.13 | Posted in Couture, Design, Fashion, vintage | 3 comments »

liz1 540x358 Tommy Ton x Liz Goldwyn Oh You Pretty Things Interview

Commissioned by Nowness,  Tommy Ton followed Goldwyn to the vintage pop-up marketplace A Current Affair, which she hosted in Los Angeles, in order to capture the adept scout in action—and also snapped her at home, away from the collecting frenzy. “It is super competitive,” Goldwyn says of these events. “I’m like a hawk—there’s no time for chit-chat.” NOWNESS secured a private audience with Goldwyn, who gave us a master class on shopping strategy and revealed why most things come down to sex and history. Interview on the flip and more images here.

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Video: McQ Pre-Fall/Winter 2011 Collection

02 December 2010, 12.16 | Posted in Fashion | 1 comment »

Alexander McQueen relaunches their McQ collection and presents for Fall/Winter 2011 a series of short films. In this first one, you will see Charlotte Benson from London wearing the new collection. Enjoy!

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Video: Prada Fantasy Motionbook Fall/Winter 2010

08 November 2010, 18.32 | Posted in Art, Fashion | 2 comments »
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Inspired by their Fantasy Lookbook of the season, Prada got together with director James Lima to give the lookbook some life. Check it out here above!

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Valentino For Gap

03 November 2010, 21.03 | Posted in Fashion | 3 comments »

Valentino for Gap

Many of you may already be looking forward to the upcoming Valentino for Gap Collection, releasing Holiday 2010.

“Gap and the house of Valentino are teaming up to create an exclusive capsule collection of 7 essential pieces made to form a perfect silhouette.”

Colette will release the collection November 29th. We will of course keep you posted!

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Video: Lanvin For H&M Lookbook – Behind The Scenes

03 November 2010, 20.05 | Posted in Fashion | 1 comment »

Today we came across a nice video giving you a behind the scenes look at the lookbook shoot of the upcoming Lanvin for H&M Collection. Check it out!

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Video: Moncler Gamme Rouge Spring/Summer 2011

06 October 2010, 14.35 | Posted in Fashion, Fashion Week | 1 comment »
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We present an exclusive video from the Moncler Gamme Rouge Spring/Summer 2011 collection presentation, which took place this week in Paris. As usual the brand found innovative new ways of showcasing their new product. Enjoy!

Body Unbound: Contemporary Couture from The IMA’s Collection

05 October 2010, 16.46 | Posted in Art, Fashion | 2 comments »

Body Unbound: Contemporary Couture from the IMA’s Collection, on view from April 10, 2010 to January 30, 2011, will examine the many ways designers have manipulated, transformed and liberated the female figure. The exhibition will feature groundbreaking designs by Rudi Gernreich, Issey Miyake, Junya Watanabe, Thierry Mugler, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Gianni Versace and other avant-garde fashion designers. Body Unbound will explore how these designers used modern construction and unexpected materials to contort, conceal, reveal or mock their wearers.

Fashions by visionaries Rudi Gernreich and Jean-Paul Gaultier illustrate how some designers played with the notions of shape and construction, challenging mid-century ideals of form. Examples by Issey Miyake and Junya Watanabe, based on the theories of androgyny and “universal beauty,” demonstrate how Japanese designers working in Paris in the 1980s and 1990s promoted an alternate way of styling the body, concealing its contours and silhouette.Pieces by Thierry Mugler, Gianni Versace and Franco Moschino display how designers utilized innovative textiles and subversive design elements to toy with the concepts of seduction and femininity.

Featuring a range of works, many of which are recent additions to the IMA’s fashion arts collection, Body Unbound will demonstrate how some of the most influential designers of the 20th century helped shape the direction of avant-garde fashion. Organized by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Body Unbound: Contemporary Couture from the IMA’s Collection will be on view in the Paul Textile and Fashion Arts galleries. The IMA will be its sole venue.

Full information at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.via Curatedmag.

YSL Fall/Winter 2010/11 Fashion Show – Music by LCD Soundsystem

09 March 2010, 10.47 | Posted in Fashion, Music | 2 comments »
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Creative Director Stefano Pilati has invited LCD Soundsystem to perform live at his Fall/Winter 2010-2011 women’s show on Monday evening, March 8, 2010 at 8pm local time at the Grand Palais in Paris. LCD Soundsystem – the musical project of James Murphy, producer and co-founder of dance-punk label DFA Records – will perform a musical piece specifically composed for the revelation of Pilati’s collection. Check it out!

Golden Globes: The Tyranny of Meanness

21 January 2010, 17.44 | Posted in Couture, Design, Fashion, Women's Issues, celebrity | 1 comment »
 Golden Globes: The Tyranny of Meanness

Celebrities in attendance at the Golden Globes

For a while I’ve thought that celebrity fashion has been downgraded thanks to the red carpet fashion critics who are now a part of pre-award show programming. Joan Rivers led the charge and unfortunately set a tone that is equal parts cutting, conformist and mean-girl put down, which has every actress out there scared to wear anything more daring than a prom dress–circa 1950.  What’s always baffled me is what exactly qualified her to be a fashion critic? She’s an entertainer last I checked and one whose entire m.o. is celebrating hatefulness.  No doubt she possesses a beautiful art collection, but no one believes that makes her qualified to comment on Picasso. Why is fashion any different? Which is why I think it’s pretty cool that New York Time’s Cathryn Horyn and Vogue’s Andre Leon Tally both had their say on the topic this week. Said ALT, “When you start watching red-carpet shows at 6:00 p.m. and don’t see a stunning dress until 9:00 p.m.—Julianna Margulies’s ruby paillette crepe robe de style with cutouts, by Narciso Rodriguez—it’s sad what passes for style in Hollywood.” Amen, Andre.

People aren’t as stupid or as easily bored as Hollywood thinks. In other words, Cathryn and Andre, if you two had a show commenting on celebrity fashion, one that encouraged creativity and even (gasp) avante garde, me and a bunch of my friends would definitely tune in!

Source: New York magazine