France is at the core of fashion, there’s no room for doubt in the statement. And most fashion lovers dream of living the French experience. Lyon’s Université de la Mode (Fashion College) is currently offering the right option: a three-week program in Lyon and Paris to study fashion from an insider (and French) point of… Continue reading Fashion Summer School in France Anyone?
‘’Clap clap’’ was applauding the crowd invited to Raf Simons’ debut collection as Calvin Klein’s new creative director on February 10. The highly expected show was also broadcast live on Facebook for thousands of Simons’ fans and detractors to tune in and discover his collection brought to life as David Bowie’s ‘This is not America’… Continue reading 3 (More) Reasons Why We Should Celebrate Raf At Calvin Klein
And I was back home. I spent a whole week in Paris early January, a year after my last visit to my most familiar and comfortable place on Earth. And boy, despite the pollution and heavy cloud of fine dust floating above the city, the air was so fresh. It was a very busy week… Continue reading Breathe like a Parisienne
You were thinking of classic Jeremy Scott for Moschino until the end of the world was explicitly connoted. Menswear FW17 has ended and there is one show that, I thought, was particularly in line with planet Earth today. The statement was so strong that no word were necessary, it was a matter of feeling: the… Continue reading There’s Politics Behind Moschino’s FW17 Menswear Collection
Photo courtesy of Amanda Friedman There’s apparently someone new and tall that’s joining the modest couture business. Chanel, queen of French haute couture since World War II, recently decorated its Beverly Hills boutique windows with headscarves that are said to be directed to the city’s Muslim clientele. The hijab, this headscarf that believers put around… Continue reading Is Chanel Really Targeting Muslim Shoppers This Time?
Korean brand pushbutton was never really conventional. But this season, the runway show that introduced the SS17 collection was peculiar – for two main reasons. The first reason is a purely fashion-related question. I couldn’t help but feel a disconnection between the looks. Don’t get me wrong, I actually found the collection interesting and aesthetically… Continue reading Seoul Fashion Week SS17: pushbutton Asks The Big Question
Instagram has become the first source of inspiration for many millennials and older. My cousin just installed the app today and created her account – she was looking for influencers or smaller accounts to follow and I thought “why not recommend a few of my favorite Instagrammers to my readers?” Create or upgrade your base… Continue reading Instabase – 5 Instagram Accounts You Must Follow
It’s Back to School season! Not only for you, but also for me. As explained earlier in my ’20 Facts About Me’ post, I am enrolling in a master in Fashion Marketing – so excited about all the things I am going to learn OTHER than How To Write A Good Memoire. Homework stories aside,… Continue reading 2 Looks For Getting Back To School
Yesterday was made a long awaited announcement: Raf Simons will be taking the lead at Calvin Klein (ready-to-wear, underwear and jeans). The Belgian designer who was conducting the renewal of Christian Dior until last October is one of the rare designer to move from couture to ready-to-wear. Here are five reasons why we should celebrate.… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why It Feels Right That Raf Simons Moves To Calvin Klein
In the fashion industry we know and love Poland for all the top models it provides yearly. But we rarely think of it as a luxury ready-to-wear supplier. Things are fortunately about to change and Magda Butrym is an ambassador. The delicate and luxurious universe built and described by Polish designer Magdalena Butrym through… Continue reading Luxe From The East – Magda Butrym