Samantha Ornon Mix-Media Contemporary Parisian Artist

Samantha Ornon Mix-Media Contemporary Parisian Artist. Samantha Ornon is young Parisian Mix-Media Contemporary artist who find herself in beautiful imaginable world since she was very young. She was inspired by the streets, and imagined flowers or beautiful castles. Over the years, she refined her technique and find her style in contemporary mix-media and new technology. …

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…

Authentic Material – designer of exceptional natural materials

Authentic Material – designer of exceptional natural materials. Founded by bringing together advanced technologies and craftsmanship, Authentic Material reinvents material by using unique know-how that preserves and enhances it. Rich in their identity, each material reveals a story that continues with its transformation. The key concept is upcycling, it is the process of transforming by-products, waste…

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…

Fashion fairy tale – story of Miniskirt

A Runway Retrospective : fairy tale about miniskirt. One of the most disputable stories in fashion is a story about miniskirt.  Fantasy, beauty, history and myths—all in the name of fashion.  Miniskirt is so casual today for all women. But the story and dispute not just between designers but between the countries who first cut the…

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…

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…

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…

Stephane Rolland Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Stephane Rolland Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection is all about winter and voyage. A nomadism where cultural and artistic roots perpetuate new aesthetics. Two key-words : ergonomics and opulence. A natural presence, free from all constraints. The movement is detached and generous. Comfort and sensuality, the textures are rich and sensory. Wide pyjama-jumpsuits in silk, jersey bomber jackets…

Franck Sorbier Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19

Franck Sorbier Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection  is about fragile paradise about which we all have to protect. Beautiful story of animals, vision of wonders of the world is another story of the designer. Franck Sorbier tells sad story about how we are consuming the planet with no regret, killing amazing creatures of this world…

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…

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….

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,…

Agnes B Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Agnes B Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris fashion week. Each season, for a few years now, agnès b. has invited a young designer to present their work during the agnès b. défilé. These designs always bear the name of the young designer on a special label. For winter 2018, a young stylist illustrator, Laure-Hélène Vaudier, who presents…

Chanel Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Chanel Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris.  A forest has grown beneath the nave of the Grand Palais. Surrounded by blue sky warmed by a gentle sun, trees stripped bare by the season and a floor covered with autumn leaves compose an Indian summer, as Karl Lagerfeld says. Within this decor, a palette of russets, reds and orange, moss…

Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris. The collection is an invitation to travel between past and future. Artistic Director Nicolas Ghesquière closed Paris Fashion Week with a new version of French chic, revisiting classics and reinventing the House’s iconic signatures. In the very heart of Paris, at the Cour Lefuel of the Louvre Museum, Nicolas Ghesquière has presented…

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…

Balmain Fall-Winter 2018-19 Paris

Balmain Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection presented in Paris is a futuristic vision of feature from 90s. Models in sci-fi uniforms in neon-spectrum plissé and holographic paillettes look like girls from Andy Warhol Vinyl Factory or planet of Glamoria. Sparkly and shiny steampunk collection of Balmain has a moto : “We are the new generation”, as read on a T-shirt….

Departure of Hubert de Givenchy

Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion icon, dies at 91, 10th March 2018. Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy was a French fashion designer who founded The House of Givenchy in 1952. He was famous for having designed much of the personal and professional wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn and clothing for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. With…

Cartier – RETOUR DE LA PANTHÈRE

La montre Panthère de Cartier lancée en 1983 et interrompue en 1996 aurait pu être oubliée dans les tiroirs du temps. Pourtant, Cartier a décidé de nouveau de miser sur elle et de la relancer en 2017. Le désir du PDG, Cyrille Vigneron, est de recentrer l’offre horlogère de la marque sur la clientèle féminine,…

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…

SCHIAPARELLI Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

SCHIAPARELLI Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. New Spring Summer 2018 collection of SCHIAPARELLI is all about flowers, sun and birds. African sun blurred this almost invisible line between reality and fantasy about colors, and exotic birds in the world of Bertrand Guyon.  

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. Jean Paul Gaultier collection Spring Summer 2018 was dedicated to his great teacher Knight of Art and Letters PIERRE CARDIN. Pierre Cardin and his team was honored at the show. An amazing synergy between great inventions of 50s and today’s futuristic garments with new 3d technologies and…

STEPHANE ROLLAND Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018

STEPHANE ROLLAND Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018. Stephane Rolland choose for his new Spring Summer 2018 Haute Cuture collection an amazing venue OPERA COMIQUE. 1500 invitations has been sent to all : friends and experts, special guests and devoted followers, press and everyone who’s involved in great mystery of creation of Stephane Rolland. Her Royal…

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…

Versailles and Fashion

RUNWAY MAGAZINE ® http://en.chateauversailles.fr/   Versailles and Fashion. The first trends and fashion appear at the end of the 18th century. Marie-Antoinette, Austrian princess and wife of Louis XVI, remains one of the most fascinating characters in the history of Versailles. Louis XVI entrusted him with the care of distracting the Court.     The…

LES SAPINS DE NOËL DES CREATEURS – A MAJOR PARISIAN CHARITY EVENT

THE 22nd EDITION OF LES SAPINS DE NOËL DES CREATEURS , in THEATRE DES CHAMPS ELYSEES in Paris 8ème, 17 NOVEMBER 2017 LES SAPINS DE NOËL DES CREATEURS – A MAJOR PARISIAN CHARITY EVENT. Marie-Christiane Marek & the Comité Montaigne, Professor David Khayat, Founding President of the Charte de Paris contre le Cancer with the…

Louis Vuitton Spring Summer 2018 collection

Louis Vuitton Spring Summer 2018 collection shown at Paris Fashion Week created by Nicolas Ghesquière and staged in the Louvre’s Pavillon de l’Horloge. Collection inspired by the notion of a perennial style while looking at XVIII century French aristocratic garments. Thus the refinement of ceremonial dress—the abundant brocade, fine embroidery, and exceeding delicacy of period clothing—blends with the…