Mary Katrantzou Resort 2014

  I have always had a soft spot for prints, and an even softer one for Mary Katrantzou. For her first resort collection, I was really excited to see that Katrantzou used her signature prints as a veritable collection of postcards from around the world. Along with her own photographs of high-rise apartment towers in São Paulo, … Continue reading

W Hotel Designers of the Future Award 2013 at Design Miami Basel

Each year three young designers or studios are selected for the W Hotel Designers of the Future Awards, and are given the opportunity to develop a commission for a specific piece that will then be shown to the audience at Design Miami. Additionally, in the long run, they can eventually work with W Hotel on … Continue reading

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has taken over the Serpentine Gallery in London with a striking installation, unveiled in a few days ago. The cloud-like structure on the lawn outside the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens is made from a white lattice of steel poles. Capturing the semi-transparent, multi-purpose social space situated in London, this delicate, three-dimensional structure … Continue reading

Cipriani’s Hotel Mr C

 The Cipriani’s in New York and London that you may know and love has decided to expand their brand and open up a hotel in Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, called Mr. C.  Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani are setting the stage with this new chic and classic hotel that features 138 rooms and even 12 … Continue reading

June’s Best Nail Polishes

Summer holidays are on the not-too-distant horizon and winter is – finally – behind us, and so there has never been a better time to refresh your nail polish collection. I have had a good look at a few new trends, shades, sets, and selected my top 5 for June. Which will you choose? MAC … Continue reading

Balenciaga Resort 2014

All eyes have been on Alexander Wang and Balenciaga since the New York designer was appointed Creative Director of the renowned house. Wang’s premiered Balenciaga Resort 2014 collection yesterday, so obviously I had to, first review the pictures without waiting another minute, and second, share with all of you. It was very smart of Wang … Continue reading

The CFDA Awards 2013

One of the most glamourous event of the year, the CFDA Awards took over New York, and the Lincoln Center last night. The night was filled with fashion-moments both on the red carpet and on the stage. Thom Browne took the Menswear Designer of the Year; Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler got … Continue reading

London College of Fashion Masters Graduate Collection by Youngwon Kim

The graduation collection of London College of Fashion Masters Graduate Youngwon Kim has been generating a lot of attention from blogs and designers over the past few days. With her designs inspired by post modernism Youngwon Kim wants to go beyond the existing framework and form of a shoe. She is challenging and modifying what is already … Continue reading

Venice Biennale 2013

Odd-numbered years mean just one thing in Venice: Biennale time. From June 1 to November 24 this year, visitors will be giving the opportunity to stumble upon unexpected artistic moments thanks to clever placement of artworks from around the world. Art lovers can also spend days exploring the national pavilions at the Giardini and the … Continue reading

Fashion + Art + Dance = Bolero at the Opera de Paris

It is the hottest ticket in Paris. Created by artist Marina Abramovic in collaboration with choreographers of the moment Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet and featuring costumes by Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci, the new production of Bolero at Opera de Paris is the fusion of the most captivating contemporary talents in art, dance and fashion. … Continue reading