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

Les Journées Particulières by LVMH

LVMH announced a few days ago the second edition of its “Journées Particulières” event on June 15 and 16. The event, which first took place in 2011, provides the public an opportunity to understand the company’s new products. According to the French luxury goods company, this year’s event will be bigger and will feature more companies … Continue reading

Harrods’ Cocktails & All That Jazz

Inspired by the highly anticipated release of Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby, Harrods will  be taking us back to the lavish entertaining and unmistakable glamour of the Roaring Twenties. Between Thursday 9th and Monday 20th May, Harrods will be transforming the Tasting Room and Wine Shop into an opulent art-deco pop-up experience, inviting customers to … Continue reading

Focus… The Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

Two weeks after the end of the London Olympics Games, the Paralympics Games opened last night with a fabulous ceremony. Eminent physicist Stephen Hawking was the narrator of the ceremony, he lead us through a “voyage through time” focusing on the scientific discoveries and the struggles for equality that have shaped the lives of disabled … Continue reading

Focus… Closing Ceremony Couture

  The Summer Olympics 2012 have been fantastic, and last night’s closing ceremony was just the right touch.  The tribute paid to the British Fashion industry and British Fashion models was most definitely an unexpected but polarizing show. Iconic supermodels Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Lily Donaldson, Stella Tennant, Karen Elson, Lily Cole, Georgia May Jagger, … Continue reading

Focus… Olympic Exhibitions in London to Visit During the Games

With only 2 days to go before the opening ceremony of the summer Olympic Games 2012 in London, let’s take a look at the exhibitions   Road to 2012: Aiming High at the National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery opened last week – with the help of the Duchess of Cambridge – an exhibition … Continue reading

Focus… Bastille Day Celebrations at the Chelsea Physic Garden, London

The Chelsea Physic Garden in London is hosting the Ricard Petanque Garden Party on Saturday 14th July to celebrate Bastille Day. Guests will be invited to play France’s most traditional sport, Pétanque as well as enjoy Ricard cocktails and a gourmet French BBQ, amongst other highlights. The party will bring to life the charming atmosphere of … Continue reading

Focus… The Daphne Guinness Collection at Christie’s

Yesterday, Christie’s South Kensington released the 145-page catalogue for the June 27th auction “The Daphne Guinness Collection: Sold to Benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation”, revealing the 102 lots of Alexander McQueen, Lanvin, Narciso Rodriguez, and more that will go on sale later this month. Comprised of 40 dresses, 48 coats and jackets, eight pairs of … Continue reading

Focus… Frieze Art Fair New York

  The first edition of the Frieze art fair in New York closed yesterday after a five-day run and, creating a buzz beyond the art community, starting off on Thursday with an energetic private view. The London event is well known and respected on the international fair circuit. “The British edition rode a wave of … Continue reading

Focus… Ralph Lauren Unveils Team USA Olympic Designs

A few days ago, designer Ralph Lauren unveiled some early sketches of the U.S. team’s outfits for the 2012 London Olympics. The U.S. Olympic Committee has appointed the U.S. designer to create male and female outfits for the Olympics’ closing ceremony this summer.  ‘Ralph Lauren takes great pride in understanding our U.S. athletes and creating a sense of … Continue reading