Prince Harry’s wife Meghan Markle is launching a lifestyle brand named after their oceanfront California home. An Instagram page and website for American Riviera Orchard went live without advance warning Thursday, both featuring a gold-colored crest for the new venture.

The logo featured Montecito, the celebrity enclave near Santa Barbara, sometimes referred to as the American Riviera, where the couple has been living there since 2020. The social media account’s biography simply reads: “by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex.”

A representative for the duchess confirmed her participation in the new venture to AFP, without providing further details. American Riviera Orchard appears to be a brand focused on kitchens and lifestyles. Continue reading


Balmain CEO Jean-Jacques Guével leaves office after four years. Previously CEO of Zadig & Voltaire, Guével joined Balmain in February 2020, just before the coronavirus pandemic turned the world upside down.

The French fashion house revealed his departure in a brief statement Monday, noting that “under his tenure, the company has experienced significant growth and evolution.” But who will believe that!

“Balmain is one of the oldest luxury houses in Paris, with a unique and rich heritage”, But except The chief designer.

Balmain chairman Rachid Mohamed Rachid, who is also CEO of Balmain’s parent company Mayhoola, thanked Guével with certainly a big check. Continue reading


Louis Vuitton will make Annie Leibovitz’s formal uniform., Nicolas Ghesquière, artistic director of women’s fashion at Louis Vuitton, will make Annie Leibovitz’s induction uniform at the prestigious Académie des Beaux-Arts, whose lifetime members are known in France as Immortels.

During a ceremony scheduled for March 20, the American photographer is expected to join the ranks of foreign associate members of the French institution, alongside British architect Sir Norman Foster, American director Woody Allen and German artist Georg Baselitz. She will occupy the seat previously occupied by the American architect of Chinese origin I.M. Pei.

Anna Wintour, her again! global editorial director of Vogue and chief content officer of Condé Nast, is expected to present Leibovitz with her ceremonial sword. After Jacquemus and arts and letters Anna Wintour is preparing to take the reins of French Fashion Week.


Revo CEO Robinson was born and raised a few blocks north of Greenwich Village, and spent a lot of time in his youth shopping and dining in SoHo. And for Cliff Robinson, opening a flagship store in New York’s SoHo neighborhood is like coming home.
A 500-square-foot space at 436 West Broadway marks Revo’s first physical location in the United States. Despite the small size of the space, it can house the entire Revo collection as well as some artifacts and vintage products related to the brand. In the shop that repaired my Solex when I lived in Soho.

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Sabato De Sarno, the creative director of Gucci Ancora, is planning a project called Design Ancora, which will be revealed during Milan Design Week. In conjunction with the city’s international furniture and design trade show Salone del Mobile, the event will take place at Gucci’s flagship store at Via Montenapoleone. Continue reading


Emma Stone, best actress for her work in “Poor Things, wore a gown by Louis Vuitton.America Ferrera, nominated as Best Supporting Actress for her work in “Barbie,” wore Versace.

Sandra Hüller in Schiaparelli for Anatomy of a Fall. And Jamie Lee Curtis in Dolce & Gabbana. Colman Domingo in Louis Vuitton Tuxedo.

And Billie Eilish’s ugliest outfit in Chanel no one is perfect.

Kirsten Dunst in Gucci, Lupita Nyong’o in Amrani Prive, and Greta Lee in Loewe, Margot Robbie in Versace.
European stylists are really celebrating at the Oscars.

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There are sometimes internal struggles in the creator competition that are beneficial to certain groups. The arrival of Pharrell Williams at Vuitton Homme has probably propelled the creator of Louis Vuitton Femme out of his lethargy. It was yesterday at the carrousel, in the square courtyard of the Louvres, which hosted the tents, as in the past, by the very late great Jacques, whom the couturiers had left little by little to present elsewhere, thinking that the center of Paris was not not relevant.

A large transparent marquee imitating for the occasion the Baltard pavilion that Verlaine called the Vulcain laces. But who will have noticed it in this crowd of 4,000 invited people who came to put the neighborhood and the rue de Rivoli in turmoil this Tuesday evening to close Paris Fashion Week.

A collection that presents the best of Nicolas, for a long time, with this chic and futuristic sportswear, which defines his couture which from time to time can be daring. Like this Norfolk jacket from the Duke of the same name, but who, in reality, was called Henry Fitzalan Howard for those close to him, a great fan of hunting before the eternal who ordered this jacket in 1860. Like a study of the spatiotemporal fault in opposing the future and the past, he achieves a visionary approach like the little Jura resident Louis in his time.

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The House began in Deauville. The creation of her hat shop in 1912, followed quickly by the first clothes in her visionary, radical style. Gabrielle Chanel began her career here. Virginie Viard confides that this story is very close to her heart. There is elegance and self-staging everywhere: on the racecourse, at the seaside, at the gaming table, in restaurants and palaces.



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The face of the sky is gray, the ground shimmers in the rain, a dark rain that falls from the ceiling as if to illuminate fashion. Unquestionably the cuts, which appear, are perfectly executed, and even if the leather is not worn in the rain, we have a collection as a whole that flirts with luxury. Continue reading


Iris Apfel, super eccentric New York fashion icon, Instagram star and high priestess before the eternal, died Friday at the age of 102. With 3 million followers on Instagram, the centenarian still attended the presentations of great fashion designers, in a wheelchair. Born in Queens, Queen Iris Apfel had studied art history, making her the cultured aging bimbo extremely rare in the profession.

An interior designer, she participated in renovations to the White House for nine presidents, from Harry Truman to Bill Clinton. For decades, she had amassed clothes from the greatest designers of the 20th century, which fill two floors of her Park Avenue apartment. She used to say that someone had said to her one day. »You’re not pretty and you never will be, but that’s okay. You have something much more important: you have style.” So do it…

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Since his appointment in 2019, Daniel Roseberry has given new impetus to the illustrious house of Schiaparelli, and today, it is the climax of Paris Fashion Week with a sublime collection of balance and more than wearable clothes; formidable females, who wear a cowboy tie made of synthetic hair, and its bite in its sides has this noble ambition to rub shoulders with the apotheotic of fashion and find its measure in our eyes to put pressure in our jugular. Make no mistake, woman of the best of Fashion Week who covets the public’s failure, today we saw a real eight-minute moment of apnea pleasure for a magical end to the evening.

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The “Transparences” exhibition currently taking place at the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Paris is recording record attendance, a funny coincidence. On Tuesday evening, Anthony Vaccarello, constructed almost his entire fall collection with flimsy silk hosiery fabrics, which he said were a nightmare to produce.

Saint Laurent via a sensual nude outfit, while exalting the master’s legacy of transgression, liberation and empowerment of women. The models’ heads were covered in bonnets and their wrists covered with large transparent bracelets, as well as jewelry on their backs.

Vaccarello said he had the idea for this pure extravagance before the YSL museum revealed the theme of its spring exhibition, sure!. But I think it’s good that there is this link with the foundation also to make it clear that here it is also a house of transparency. Really very, very transparent in fact.
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