MAX MARA MADE CHINA ROAD

For Max Mara, it is Marco Polo, the Venetian merchant who traveled from Europe to Asia in the 13th century. This year marks the 700th anniversary of his death, and several exhibitions are being organized around the world, including one at the Palazzo Ducale, the Doge’s Palace, where Max Mara unveiled his collection on Tuesday evening a superb Gothic venue overlooking the lagoon. Continue reading

HERMÈS EAST SIDE STORY

The story was not over at Hermès, which is offering a new chapter to its fall-winter 2024-2025 collection, the first silhouettes of which showed at Paris Fashion Week last March. However, this time, a new wind has blown across the East Side; type of unblocking of the sitting for the clients of the little banker, inspired by the artistic director Nadège Vanhée.

In fashion, courage is so rare that they had to call in a historian. Thus, like a momentum, that of Antwerp propels the Hermès women in Milady with studded leather and in Harley-Davidson, who “ride” in the “Lower East Side” more precisely, passing from Park Avenue via the Eastern Parkway.

Hermès fall-winter is truly at a crossroads, what if the women of Hermès in Paris played tough? Those of New York appear more open than ever to the unknown, but the New York bourgeoisie is more unbridled, it is well known.

Palette of rich colors, from harsh blue, saffron yellow or roaring red, at the crossroads of new influences before our eyes, with dipped lamb materials for a marriage of skin and canvas offering a certain size to the jackets and jumpsuits, and thus distilling the idea of ​​confident femininity, finally! Because, after Jacquemus, I thought that the woman had disappeared. Continue reading

JACQUEMUS LIKE THE OTHERS

At Villa Malaparte, it is the story of a fashion designer who presents a collection that he did not create. If you go to Capri, usually, Capri is over, but here it continues. Villa Malaparte is an architectural work built between 1938 and 1943, on the side of a cliff on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea, east of Capri in Italy. I site for bimbos.

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JACQUEMUS AFTER FOUR SAISONS

The Four Seasons is collaborating with Jacquemus on an exclusive product and summer experience at the Ocean Club resort in Bahamas, starting Friday.

The collaboration includes a customer experience, a 760 square foot pop-up store representing Jacquemus.

Jacquemus handbags and glasses at the Ocean Club Bahamas boutique. But also Jacquemus Towels at the Ocean Club Bahamas the only thing he knows how to sew a square made in China.

Jacquemus handbags and eyewear will also be at the Ocean Club Bahamas boutique. The Jacquemus Brand is the only brand that opens more stores than creations in the store. But as the designer says, I create concepts, we had understood this well for a long time.

CHANEL BECOMES ORPHAN

Virginie Viard, artistic director of fashion collections at Chanel, has departed the company after five years, according to a statement from Chanel on Wednesday evening. Viard, 62, who succeeded Karl Lagerfeld; but the time for retirement has arrived.

Viard has worked at Chanel for 30 years and was a close collaborator of Karl Lagerfeld, who served as Chanel’s creative director for more than three decades until his death in 2019.

Chanel would like to thank Virginie Viard for her remarkable contribution to fashion, creativity and the vitality of Chanel, Bla bla bli bla bla la. So Viginie you are Fired and the amount of the transaction has not been communicated. Jacquemus are you ready to take the place?

BALENSHANGAI UNDER CH’IN SUNG-TZU

Demna’s first show in Shanghai was in pouring rain which only lasted for the duration of the show,like Ch’ih Sung-tzu tears.

When everyone, including celebrities such as Sophie Marceau, Liu Haoran, Chris Lee and Yang Chaoyue, realized that the rain would not stop soon, some continued to play dodge while others simply threw away their umbrellas and adopted their signature wet look. came straight from the track.

As the brand’s third show after New York and Los Angeles, the Spring 2025 mixed collection was presented on an elevated walkway at Shanghai’s Pudong Art Museum, an architectural marvel designed by Jean Nouvel and the latest addition . on the futuristic skyline of Shanghai.

Ultra-oversized fits; the oversized sneakers ridiculous; subversive streetwear; elegant ball gowns with unorthodox details, like the trompe-d’oeil feather made from recycled plastic; a gold foil bubble dress and a ball gown trimmed with earrings, necklaces and locks, which were seen on Ming Xi, the Chinese model-turned-socialite.

CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS FASHION

John Galliano and his graduation collection, The Incredibles (BA 1984):
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THE GRANT PERFUME CATCH

Louis Vuitton has named a new president and chief executive officer of Americas, Megan Grant, who most recently helmed L’Oréal USA’s luxe division. She will be taking the top slot, effective June 3. She will report to David Ponzo, executive vice president of commercial activities.

Grant’s previous role included leadership of brands such as Lancôme, Kiehl’s, Ralph Lauren Fragrances and Giorgio Armani’s beauty business, among others.

KARL FOR EVER

Twenty years ago, Daniel Brühl met Karl Lagerfeld on a photo shoot. With “Becoming Karl Lagerfeld,” a six-part TV series premiering on Hulu on June 7, Brühl hopes to dig a little deeper into the designer’s life. “We wanted to find out who was the person before he became the persona and before he became famous,” he explains.

The film takes place in the 1970s, at the height of Lagerfeld’s rivalry with Yves Saint Laurent. It portrays a very different picture of Lagerfeld, who intentionally muddled many details of his early life, including his birth date, in order to further his career.

Lagerfeld, who at the start of the decade was a designer for hire working with houses including Chloé, is portrayed as envious of Saint Laurent’s reputation as the king of haute couture; stifled by his domineering mother, and struggling to achieve emotional and physical intimacy with Jacques de Bascher, the love of his life. Continue reading

LVMH MUSICAL CHAIR

After six years as CEO of Fendi, Serge Brunschwig will take on new responsibilities within the LVMH group. Pierre-Emmanuel Angeloglou has been appointed CEO of Fendi effective June 1, in addition to his role as CEO of LVMH Fashion Group.

Angeloglou became chief executive of LVMH Fashion Group in March, overseeing Fendi, Kenzo, Marc Jacobs, Pucci, Stella McCartney, Patou and Off-White.

I am delighted to find Pierre-Emmanuel as Managing Director of the Fashion Group. Since 2019 at Louis Vuitton, he has been a key player in the brand’s success. Its ability to articulate a convincing vision, coupled with the accountability available to its teams, will allow the Fashion Group Division to fully embrace the objective of enhancing the magic of these extraordinary Maisons, with their astonishing capacity for innovation and their history and unique know-how. do.” said Michael Burke.

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VUITTON MODENA BARCELONA

Nicolas Ghesquière continues his architectural research, and thus introduces us to the crazy heritage of Antoni Gaudí; genius who appropriated an Art Nouveau, which we call here in Spain, “Modernism”. The edges and columns are like organisms, which one might believe, almost alive, and the colors reveal and spread in handfuls the swarm of their perfumes. Continue reading

LVMH WITHOUT INTELLIGENCE

In 2021, LVMH announced a partnership with Google to accelerate innovation and develop new artificial intelligence solutions, it is “generative” AI or “GenIA” which is essential.

Capable of formulating coherent and often accurate sentences, from simple questions or requests formulated by a user, the technology has seen a boost with the free access to ChatGPT from the American pioneer of AI, OpenAI, in which Microsoft invested 13 billion dollars.

At LVMH, some 4,000 to 5,000 people use “MaIA”, an internal AI based on ChatGPT, every day, for example to synthesize documents or translations. This is probably why the group’s lyrics are abstruse. Continue reading

SLIMANE IN METROPOLIS

Hedi Slimane already took inspiration from Coppola’s film Metropolis this year when he filmed his fall 2024 men’s collection.

Céline’s artistic and image director has created a breathtaking and melancholy 14-minute film shot mainly in the Mojave Desert, where the plane(s) stored to die. Continue reading

CHANEL VISITS THE RADIANT CITY

Chanel has placed its trust in Virginie Viard after the French luxury house once again achieved record revenues in 2023, but not in couture. Despite a slowdown in global luxury spending and mixed reactions online to the latest price hikes and ready-to-wear, everyone knows the growth is growing internally with their dramatic rise in accessories prices.

Revenue was $19.7 billion last year, up 16% like-for-like, with double-digit growth in all categories, like pricing, interesting right!

With its Chanel show in Marseille, which was aimed at a younger demographic, with a show held on the roof of the Cité Radieuse, one of architect Le Corbusier’s landmark mid-century housing projects. Chanel for the thug from Marseille, probably a new Jacquemus concept.

But it is worth noting high employee satisfaction rates, despite a series of high-profile manager departures last year, it is well known that employees leave because they feel good in the company. Welcome to the wonderful world of fashion.

AN INFLUENCER AT 50 YEAR OLD

After 20 years together, Dior and Charlize Theron are taking their relationship to the next level, with Newly come the Man from Toledo, more mad than max.

The French fashion house Dior, When the Kering group taking on influencer Lupa, Dior is asking a 50-year-old woman to do its advertising.

This is the latest reshuffle in Dior’s ambassador ranks, following the recent appointment of Spanish singer Rosalía as global ambassador and face of its new Lady Dior handbag campaign.

Theron will be the first Dior fine jewelry ambassador and is expected to present the most exclusive pieces designed by Victoire de Castellane, artistic director of Dior Joaillerie for 25 years.

 

THE IMPOSTER CREATED DIORAMA

The artistic director of Dior Joaillerie, Victory Puffism, yet another designer who doesn’t know how to draw, and despite this for 25 years, the designer has managed to shape a style that is that of others. I always wonder how you can draw jewelry in a house when you don’t know how to draw? Bravo to the designers behind who understand the ideas of Castellane.

Dreamlike and magical flora and fauna for the Diorama and Diorigami collections, unveiled in Florence with a fashion show in the courtyard of the cloister of the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella where as usual I was not invited.

The models, dressed in 25 outfits created for the occasion by Maria Grazia Chiuri, artistic director of the women’s haute couture collections the Georges Sand of couture. Guests sipped Ruinart champagne branding requires.

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MAN HUNTING CANNES

Help ! Mine, Marquis de Sade! It was yesterday, once again, at the opening of the Cannes Film Festival. This time, as at every demonstration, the majority of men are made to look like harassers, serial rapists! Once again, we are stigmatized, and moreover by a woman, who would certainly never have been in a producer’s room, she, who often goes to La Châtre, to see the grave of Georges Sand.

Hearing the Nespresso Mistress of a café called “Désir” ends up tiring of me. Being continually placed in the ranks of a minority, suggesting that the male majority are counterfeit humans: “Cetaceans” could have said Harvey The Whale.

I love women and I respect them. I have no apprehension for these subjects which advance civilization and which can do good for humanity. But enough is enough! Who will dare to say it in front of these “Females” thirsty for revenge, and who absolutely want to create a tsunami against the male gender.

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