Month: July 2014

In the Studio with Rabih Kayrouz

The fashion world’s Lebanese darling is riding high after being made a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in France A young man stands up to measure a shirt seam while an older woman sits stitching a collar.  A rail of yellow and blue dresses stands behind the tables as rooftops glint with […]

Following in her Footsteps

The legacy of Andrée Putman lives on under the sensitive leadership of her daughter Olivia, now steering the family’s eponymous Paris studio in her own contemporary direction As a designer, Andrée Putman was as ground-breaking as she was prolific. Recognisable by her red lipstick, side-swept bob, and serious photo face, Putman was responsible for the boutique interiors […]

With Eyes Wide Open

I was lucky enough to be raised in a family surrounded by artists and had the chance to meet many inspirational creative figures at home. Listening to their conversations I used to admire their freedom. How precious these young girl’s memories are to me now. I remember listening to what I thought were very strange […]