Fashion: Lady Gaga Wears Jan Taminiau

Lady Gaga wore a Jan Taminiau couture gown during her last appearence in Paris. The singer wore an embellished, keyhole evening dress with pronouced shoulders cut from silk chiffon and satin crepe. The dress was teamed with a lilac overcoat in wool crepe and accessorised with pearls. Jan Taminiau is well known as a couturier … Read more Fashion: Lady Gaga Wears Jan Taminiau

Fashion: Emma Watson for People Tree

It seems that Harry Potter stardom and modelling for Burberry just aren’t enough for Emma Watson, who is also supporting Fairtrade through the ethical fashion label, People Tree. Visiting textile workers in Bangladesh, the star said: I don’t know how to impress upon people the importance of Fair Trade. It is so hard to get … Read more Fashion: Emma Watson for People Tree

Fashion: Julien Fournié Autumn Winter 2010-11

Julien Fournié has attitude – and you can see it all over his Autumn Winter collection for 2010. Sheer nude layers are marked with black drips, biro anatomical references and red sequin splashes. Corsets, together with exposed, sheer, floating panels play out a theme of feminine exploitation. Long silk trains billow alongside punky zips and … Read more Fashion: Julien Fournié Autumn Winter 2010-11

Fashion: French Label Kitsuné to Visit Barneys New York

French label Kitsuné will open a temporary store in Barneys, New York, during fall 2010. A pop-up store from the European design house and record label will take residence from September 10th through October 1st. The The “Ivy League” women’s Fall / Winter 2010 collection will include a three coloured canvas bag, a key-folder, new … Read more Fashion: French Label Kitsuné to Visit Barneys New York

Paris Haute Couture Week: Elie Saab Winter 2010

The Elie Saab Winter collection was a spectacle of major proportions. Flashbulbs lit the room as celebrities and press packed the Théâtre National de Chaillot at Trocadero in Paris. Outside, a crazed fan argued loudly with the doormen as the premium pieces from one of fashion’s most illustrious houses were paraded for the world’s glitterati. … Read more Paris Haute Couture Week: Elie Saab Winter 2010

Fashion Winter 2010: Capes

Capes are in for Winter 2010. From silk bow tie couture to finest alpaca wool, there’s a cape for every taste when the weather turns cold. Our first pick is from Alexis Mabille’s haute couture collection. Teamed with a long draped gown, this cape provides colour and cover for those attending balls and receptions during … Read more Fashion Winter 2010: Capes

Paris Fashion: Jan Taminiau Winter 2010

Jan Taminau’s collection provides much needed shimmer to brighten up this Winter. Modernist headpieces sported along with nude trains and sequinned minidresses, gave the runway a 60’s spacewear edge. A metallic palette, exaggerated shoulders and plunging necklines are in line with many of the collections exhibited at Paris couture week. However, Taminiau makes his mark … Read more Paris Fashion: Jan Taminiau Winter 2010

Paris Fashion: Alexandre Vauthier Winter 2010

Alexandre Vauthier’s collection for Winter 2010  offers glamourous party dresses and power gowns. Sumptuous fur is teamed with curvy waistlines. In contrast, delicate trains and sheer bat-wing dresses are offset with heavy metallic plates. In this luxurious collection velvet, gold, lace, fur and silk are all exhibited in full glory. Although the hemlines may be … Read more Paris Fashion: Alexandre Vauthier Winter 2010

Gustavo Lins Autumn Winter 2010

If you’re looking to keep warm this Winter, Gustavo Lins is your man. With layers of carefully constructed clothing and pelts of mink fur, ladies in Lins will not feel a shiver once the cold comes. The Brazilian architect-turned-fashion designer took his inspiration for the Autumn Winter 2010 collection from Arne Jacobsen’s Ant chair – … Read more Gustavo Lins Autumn Winter 2010

Fashion: Maison Martin Margiela, Autumn Winter 2010 – 2011

From a leather catwoman to full cowgirl jumpsuit and fur halterneck top, Maison Martin Margiela has the aura of a mad scientist’s laboratory; splicing collections and dreaming up new uses for old fashions. The entire design studio is painted in distressed white and all of the staff wear lab coats. Pieces are formulated from vintage … Read more Fashion: Maison Martin Margiela, Autumn Winter 2010 – 2011

Fashion: Martyn Bal – Fall Winter 2010

Martyn Bal presents an eighties influenced collection for men this Winter with high waisted trousers, quilted leather and button-up shirts. Fresh from a stint in Milan as Design Director at Gianni Versace, Bal presents this collection from his own label for Autumn /Winter 2010. Featuring the androgynous Andrej from Storm model agency and Sid Ellisdon … Read more Fashion: Martyn Bal – Fall Winter 2010