HEDI SLIMANE LEAVES ST LAURENT

SLIMANE2Hedi Slimane leaves St Laurent. The Kering group and Hedi Slimane did not come to any agreement on his compensation. He will leave the fashion house before the next fashion shows. The current rumors about his imminent arrival at Scaparelli’s has not been yet confirmed.

Hedi Slimane, born in July 5, 1968, is a French photographer and fashion designer. From 2000 to 2007, he held the position of creative director for Dior Homme (the menswear line of Christian Dior).

In 1996, Pierre Bergé installed Slimane in the position of ready-to-wear director of men’s collections at Yves Saint Laurent and later he became artistic director. Continue reading

NINA RICCI BY HENRY

canaml-luxeGuillaume Henry born in France in 1978, studied art at Beaux-Arts de Troyes before moving to Paris to enroll in the Ecole Duperré School of Design, Fashion and Creation, and then IFM, the Institut Français de la Mode.

In 2003, he decided to stop his own label and, convinced that he still had much to learn, dedicated himself entirely to studio work at a French couture house.

This was a quiet collection, but with a sexual pulse and an emotional tug a step forward for Henry, now getting into the routine after three seasons at the house.

A variety of glossy textures trying to mind the romantic streets of Paris like the ‘rue St Denis’. It’s everything other than creative Continue reading

ALEXIS MABILLE PARIS 2016

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Life is a catwalk!” proclaimed Alexis Mabille. His positive attitude fights the current Winter blues and he explains in the backtage “It’s the parallel between the catwalk and a cat’s prowl, because all women are cats to some degree: seductive, power girl, sporty, masculine-feminine,”. Continue reading

THE FACE OF THE CITY

THE FACE OF THE CITYA few weeks before the International Women’s Day on 8th March, United Colors of Benetton is launching a new global campaign focusing on ethnic diversity called “The Face of the City”.

In english, there is a proverb which says “The old pipe gives the sweetest smoke”. Benetton in focusing on diversity and ethnic is using the codes which made the brand name famous in the 70’s. We are again digging in the history of the brand: Nothing new, nothing creative… Continue reading

KRISTEN STEWART

KristenStewartFrench fashion house Chanel has selected actress Kristen Stewart as the new face of its cosmetics. In the past, Ms. Stewart has worked with Chanel in both print and digital marketing, but for the atelier’s ready-to-wear lines and concepts exploring heritage. Selecting a familiar face for the cosmetics segment maintains brand consistency.

The upcoming campaign will debut next month and is called Collection Eyes 2016. Photographed by Mario Testino, the campaign will feature a serie of portraits that capture different facets of the contemporary woman.