Moschino Spring Summer 2019 Milan

Moschino Spring Summer 2019 Milan Fashion Week.  “The fashion system has sped up so much that, this time, I didn’t have time to finish my work,” Scott teased backstage before the show. “All I have to show is my sketches.” In the dream sequence that followed, Scott was a designer of an old-school, Yves Saint Laurent–ish…

Fendi Spring Summer 2019 Milan

Fendi Spring Summer 2019 Milan Fashion Week. “The name of the show is GP — giant pockets,” said Karl Lagerfeld. “GP. Sounds good, no?” Separately, Silvia Venturini Fendi described the collection as “very real clothes for a busy woman, very functional, practical.” High-function built with limited materials — not exactly the threshold to rapt anticipation. Bags of…

Dolce Gabbana Spring Summer 2019

Dolce Gabbana Spring Summer 2019. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana showed another triumph of joy, love and life. Many stars joined these great designers on runway.   New collection for spring summer 2019 season is for everybody : young, old, skinny, and little plumpy, grandmothers, daughters, sisters, and children. “Each one of us is the king or…

TOMMYNOW ICONS Fall 2018 Shanghai

TOMMYNOW ICONS Fall 2018 Shanghai Runway Show. TOMMYNOW ICONS traveled to Shanghai with global brand ambassadors Lewis Hamilton, Formula 1 champion, Hailey Baldwin, Winnie Harlow and Maggie Jiang, celebrating leaders of now who are the icons of tomorrow. The event showcased the first “TommyXLewis” collaborative collection, as well as the “TOMMY ICONS” women’s capsule and HILFIGER…

Louis Vuitton the travel trunk 1885

Louis Vuitton the travel trunk 1885. Source  INPI – www.inpi.fr. When Vuitton opened his first store in Paris in 1854, he began by selling flat-topped trunks that were lightweight  and airtight, and were bought by France’s Empress Eugénie in its first year of sale. His first piece was the grey  Trianon canvas flat trunk. Vuitton was the…

Zuhair Murad Haute Couture Fall Winter 2018-2019

Imperial Russia – or rather, a dream-like depiction – is at the heart of Zuhair Murad Haute Couture Fall Winter 2018-19 collection  “Un soir à Saint-Petersbourg”. The grand balls held by tsars in Saint Petersburg give way to a sense of aristocratic opulence. From the Great Ball that once that marked the opening of a…

Giorgio Armani Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Giorgio Armani Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19. Conveying to the young generation the true meaning of haute couture, going back to the catwalk as it once was: the authentic essence of luxury and perfection. This is the idea that inspired the autumn/winter 2018-19 Giorgio Armani privé collection. Expressed in a sculptural, almost regal style, this season’s haute…

Schiaparelli Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Schiaparelli Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 new collection “Animalia Fantasia” is one of the most spectacular collection showed in Paris during Haute Couture fashion week.  “Fantasy is a flower that does not flourish on passivity. Determination is what it needs.” – Elsa Schiaparelli, Shocking Life. The style of a woman comes from her spirit and personality. In…

Valentino Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Valentino Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 new collection is a “New Memory”.  Here, now. Memories that chase each other and overlap with the present, to be consumed by the breath of time. A sense of surprise that passes from one glance to another, myths that take on different hues, emotions that are imprinted in the air,…

Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection “Smoking no smoking?” breaks the rules by rejecting the symbolic masculine-feminine suit, advocating for freedom of expression in all its forms – including “free the nipple”.                    

Chanel Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Chanel Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 .  The Fall Winter 2018/19 collection’s “High Profile” silhouette redefines the Haute Couture look. The CHANEL ateliers created skirts and long dresses in tweed, velvet and chiffon with zippered slits, revealing the leg in elegant profile. Each of these looks opens on the side to reveal a matching mini-skirt, with tweed…

Dolce Gabbana Alta Moda Como Fall-Winter 2018-19

Dolce Gabbana Alta Moda Como Fall-Winter 2018-19 is one of the greatest wonders of the fashion world. Great Dolce and Gabbana showed glory and grace during 4 days of the events on Lake Como in Italy. One of the most spectacular private shows in the world Alta Moda  had 120 intricately handcrafted looks. Courtesy Stefano Gabbana…

Iris van Herpen Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Iris van Herpen Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 called “SYNTOPIA”. In this collection Iris van Herpen explores the new worlds that arise within synthetic biology and the intertwining relationships between the organic and the inorganic. ʻSyntopiaʼ acknowledges the current scientific shift in which biology converges with technology and visualizes the fragility and power within. For Syntopia, Van…

POURQUOI CHANEL A CRÉÉ LA PETITE ROBE NOIRE ?

RUNWAY MAGAZINE ® Article par Anonymode Les années folles battaient leur plein quand un magazine de mode présenta sur sa couverture en « front page » la première «petite robe noire» conçue par Coco Chanel et qui inaugurait ainsi le long règne de la mode des soirées de la parisienne chic. Une femme garçonne qui posait avec des…

Les premiers lauréats de l’appel à projets du ministère de la Culture

Les premiers lauréats de l’appel à projets du ministère de la Culture en faveur des jeunes marques de mode www.culturecommunication.gouv.fr Dans sa politique en faveur de la mode, le ministère de la Culture s’applique à soutenir la création et les créateurs. C’est pourquoi il lance en 2018 le premier appel à projets intitulé « aides aux…

Gucci Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan

Gucci Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan.  Alessandro Michele titled his Gucci show “Cyborg” after Donna Haraway’s 1984 essay, “A Cyborg Manifesto”. “We are the Dr. Frankenstein of our lives”, he said.  “She describes the relationship between being and becoming… I am a lover of the divine. I would celebrate the gods of Olympus rather than our Catholic sanctities”,…

Chanel Cruise 2018-19

Chanel Cruise 2018-19. Replica ship in Grand Palais is striking backdrop for catwalk show that reflects bold new confidence of French fashion.  Docking a 148-meter-long ship with on-board piano bar, swimming pool and a passenger list of Hollywood stars in the center of Paris is a bold statement of ambition, luxury and elegance. It is…

Mon RUNWAY SAC – Histoire d’une Photographe de Mode

Mon RUNWAY SAC – Histoire d’une Photographe de Mode. Je suis photographe. Je vis et photographie l’une des plus belles villes du monde : PARIS. Je m’appelle Flavia Raddavero et je travaille dans la mode. Paris est une grande source d’inspiration. Paris a une grande histoire de la mode, de l’élégance, du savoir-faire français. Depuis le…

Les trente ans de la maison Franck Sorbier

Les trente ans de la maison Franck Sorbier.  Poète rêveur, tête chercheuse exigeante, Franck Sorbier joue, sur la scène de la mode, un rôle à part, soucieux de pérenniser, coûte que coûte, la Haute Couture et son savoir faire. Le couturier, qui a osé « entrer en haute couture » en métamorphosant des chutes de tulle,…

Moschino Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan

Moschino Fall-Winter 2018-19 Milan.  Moschino,  “the final frontier… Its 35-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life”,  to boldly go where no designer has gone before. Cult phrase of captain Kirk from “Star Trek” fits perfect, like a glove. New capsule collection of Moschino by Jeremy Scott  is of the shows which…

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about Lancel!

The Italian accessories brand Piquadro has entered into negotiation to buy the French label “Lancel” which is part of the Swiss luxury Richemont group, parent company of Cartier, Dunhill and Van Cleef & Arpels. Piquadro is an Italian leather goods company specialized in travel and business goods. The company offers products ranging from professional bags…

Dolce & Gabbana Fall Winter 2018-19 Milan

Dolce & Gabbana Fall Winter 2018-19 Milan.  Dolce & Gabbana blow up minds ones again with new collection and the show. Extravaganza on the face of Mona Lisa  made even Leonardo surprised. Yes, they are bringing everything we love from Italy : flowers, painters, religious symbols. Dolce & Gabbana isn’t a religion, but could become one….

Philipp Plein Fall-Winter 2018-19 New York

Philipp Plein Fall-Winter 2018-19 showed in New York spectacular collection during “Plein Space Invasion.  A dedication to the extraordinary, a devotion to beauty and a passion for rock and roll are the strong character traits that have compelled Philipp Plein to give rise to a brand notorious for both unbridled luxury and edgy style. In a…

Zang Toi Fall-Winter 2018-19 New York

Zang Toi Fall-Winter 2018. House of Toi presented another stunning collection Fall-Winter 2018-19 at New York fashion week. This season Zang Toi showed strong pieces in black and red. Red flowers on black dresses, black embroideries on red jackets and coats, classic silhouettes gave to New York one of the most iconic looks for this…

Guo Pei Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

Guo Pei Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. Le Cirque d’Hiver Bouglioneit was transformed into a romantic and colorful Elysium, setting the scene for Guo Pei’s fifth runway show in Paris to present Spring Summer 2018 collection. For this collection,  Guo Pei focused her designs on the theme of “Life”. Elysium, an island of joy and…

Ralph & Russo Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

Ralph & Russo Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. New Collection of Ralph & Russo is like always one of a kind exquisite experience. This time Tamara Ralph decided to bring us to China. Traditional Chinese Imperial red was one of the dominating motives of Spring Summer 2018 collection presented in Paris. Moulded white crepe jasmine…

FRANCK SORBIER Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

FRANCK SORBIER Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. One of the most spectacular show of this season. Franck Sorbier recreated an atmosphere of Charleston. One of the oldest and greatest, known to all jazz lovers, musicians Manu Dibango were giving his live performance in one of the oldest luxury hotels of Paris. Another dancing fiery and great success…

EXCEPTION : HENRIK VIBSKOV Fall-Winter 2018-2019

HENRIK VIBSKOV Fall-Winter 2018-2019. Well, who gives a damn is a fashion week for men. Any fashion week is a special time to show new collection. So fashion week for men is a also good to show collection for women.  Henrik Vibskov is way beyond of all existing stereotypes, a month ahead he shows new…

Grand Couturier

RUNWAY MAGAZINE ® www.fhcm.paris     Grand Couturier. A “Grand Couturier” is a “creator of original clothing models, feminine toilets, director of a haute couture house”. Creations by a “Grand Couturier” is only for a female clientele and only in Paris. Haute couture can be referenced back as early as the 17th Century. Rose Bertin, the French…

The 4 Capitals of Fashion Week

RUNWAY MAGAZINE ®     The 4 Capitals of Fashion Week. A Fashion Capital is a city that has a major influence on fashion in the world. For several decades, four cities, called “Big Four”, share this title : Paris, London, Milan and New York. The French capital has exclusive haute couture since its invention…