MARVELlous Stan Lee

MARVELlous Stan Lee was born December 28, 1922 and left us November 12, 2018, is an American comic book writer, editor, and publisher who was active from the 1940s to the 2010s. He rose through the ranks of a family-run business to become Marvel Comics’ primary creative leader for two decades, leading its expansion from a…

Barbie – Fashion Doll

Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration. Barbie is the figurehead of a brand of Mattel dolls and accessories, including other family…

The First Bra in History of Herminie Cadolle 1898

The First Bra in History of Herminie Cadolle 1898. It is to a woman – and even a feminist of the first hour – that one owes the invention of the bra. The hand-crafted bra Herminie made is called the first bra in the world. Before that point in time, the bust was supported and…

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…

Versace Spring Summer 2019 Milan

Versace Spring Summer 2019 Milan Fashion Week.  Donatella Versace deftly modernized her brand’s heritage in an impressive spring collection. “She is always THAT woman. The one who is never afraid.” So read Donatella Versace’s program notes, words that could have been penned about the designer herself. But then, to a palpable degree, Donatella has always been her…

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…

Giorgio Armani Spring Summer 2019 Milan

Giorgio Armani Spring Summer 2019 “The Shape of Color” Milan Fashion Week. While the title of the show might have foreshadowed something bombastic, Armani went contrary to that more obvious expectation. His invitation often hints at his direction and did so here — an image of a fabric piece, its icy pink and silver shadow stripes…

Philipp Plein Spring Summer 2019 Milan

Philipp Plein Spring Summer 2019 at Milan Fashion Week.  180 VIP guests, 500 bottles of champagne. Philipp Plein breaks down his €2 million Milan Fashion Week extravaganza. Philipp Plein celebrated this season his 20th brand anniversary.  “As a warm-up to the anniversary, I wanted to put some elements that take influence from my beginnings,” says Plein. “I…

Moschino Circus Resort Summer 2019

Moschino Circus Resort Summer 2019.  For the third show in Los Angeles during Men Fashion Week Jeremy Scott took the audience to circus,  creating a tent of thrills and frills. Moschino is one of the most anticipated shows on the fashion week calendar and creative director Jeremy Scott creates headlines with every collection. With previous…

Marc Jacobs Spring Summer 2019 NYFW

Marc Jacobs Spring Summer 2019 at New York Fashion Week is a remake of the looks he created in 90s, inspired by 50s. This season he just let his imagination go. No more structured, without imagination commercial looks “for everyone”. This season designer blew up New York runway by colors, feathers and flower-bows. And it…

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…

Disney Villains and The Blonds – Spring Summer 2019 NYFW

Disney Villains and The Blonds – Spring Summer 2019 NYFW. Ones again The Blonds surprised New York this fashion week with the show in collaboration with Disney – Disney Villains and the Blonds. This was the most spectacular show at New York fashion week for Spring Summer 2019 season. On Friday, September 7, Disney Villains…

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…

Guo Pei Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Guo Pei Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 “The Architecture” – Time flows unhurriedly, while architecture stands immutably. “Time and Space” have always been the two grand themes that artists devote themselves to express. Over the long course of history, architecture has been witnessing human civilization, traversing time and transforming space. It is through architecture that mankind…

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…

Givenchy Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

For the Givenchy Fall-Winter 2018-2019 Haute Couture collection, Artistic Director Clare Waight Keller wished to create an homage to Monsieur Hubert de Givenchy, not only for the timelessness of his creations but as a tribute to the innate elegance of the man himself and the grace with which he lived. Clare Waight Keller is Givenchy’s…

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…

Aigle x Ines de la Fressange

Capsule Collection in collaboration Aigle and Ines de la Fressange launched during Haute Couture fashion week in Paris “Le kit de pluie de la parisienne” , the rain kit of Parisian. With 111 days of rain a year the wardrobe of the Parisian must be parried with the chic and elegant pieces for caprices of…

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…

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…

Hermes Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Hermes Fall-Winter 2018-2019 Paris Fashion Week.  In the garden of Victor Duruy high school, Hermès creates an imaginary forest, all red, doused in half-light, in an atmosphere of evening dusk between dog and wolf. Artistic Director Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski dresses her women generously in beautiful studded leather dresses, quilted coats and through overlays evokes a calm charm of luxury….