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Exhibition 2 | Huguette Caland

This January, New York city’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Art presents artist Huguette Caland’s first institutional survey. This retrospective entitled Exhibition 2 highlights four decades of her paintings, drawings, caftans, smocks as well as never before seen works. Born in Beirut in 1931 Caland’s eventful life stems from a highly political family background. She […]

Today’s talent, tomorrow’s designs

Graduate Fashion Week, Dubai, provided an exciting window on the industry’s promising future A key industry event, Graduate Fashion Week, Fashion Forward Dubai, brought together some of the brightest emerging talent in the business, while providing them with a platform to showcase their cutting-edge creativity and individuality. Drawing inspiration from literature, cultural fusion, sustainability and […]

“When I close my eyes and think of Naples, these are the colours I see…” | Lucia Pica, CHANEL Global Creative Makeup and Colour Designer.

CHANEL Neapolis Spring/Summer 2018 Collection . Naples: sacred and sensual, ancient and modern, immortal and spectacular, historical and alive. For Spring / Summer 2018, Lucia Pica heeds the siren’s call of home to return to the city of her birth anew. Here, Naples’ ever-changing landscape, layered with history, meaning and metaphor, provides the inspiration for […]

Fashion and the Revolution

It’s an exuberant celebration of fashion in all its colours. This season, the Museum of the City of New York is shining the spotlight on the bold, brash New York fashion scene of the 1960s and early 1970s. In an exhibit titled “Mod New York: Fashion Takes a Trip,” the museum uses the era’s distinctive […]

A monument to fashion

The new Musée Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakesh pays tribute to one of France’s greatest designers While almost a decade has passed since the death of legendary French ‘créateur’ Yves Saint Laurent, his legacy is still being celebrated, most notably with the recent opening of the Musée Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakesh. The breathtaking Moroccan […]

The Art of Moving

Carrying viewers through the most elegant of journeys, the Louis Vuitton Time Capsule Exhibition in Dubai Mall holds true to the brand’s identity, moving visitors through over 160 years of a dedicated exploration in the act of traveling. From his beginning as an emballeur, or expert packer, Louis Vuitton’s close relationship with the contemporary voyageur […]

Rei Kawakubo | Comme des Garçons

This spring 2017, 140 items by fashion designer Rei Kawakubo’s Comme des Garçons womenswear collection is on display at the Metropolitan Museum New York. The costume institute has gone out of its way to create a show around the theme of “in-betweenness”, a concept she has been working on since she began her career in […]

The Vivien Leigh Collection | Sotheby’s Auction

London’s Sotheby’s legendary auction house is shining a spotlight on one of hollywoods brightest stars this coming September. The iconic actress Vivien Leigh, best known for her performance as Scarlett O’Hara in the all time classic film Gone With The Wind has amassed in her lifetime a collection comprised of paintings, jewelry, couture, books, furniture, […]

Let Me Dance Tonight

When I handed my entrance ticket to the attendant at Paris’ Musée Galliera, she told me I could look at the outfits on display but not to touch them. She then sized me up and down and added: “And under no circumstances are you allowed to try on the dresses!” Once I entered the museum […]

Prized Time

With Les Eternelles de Chanel collection of watches, the legendary French fashion house has created an artistic line of high jewellery Karl Lagerfeld made fashion history last July when he publicly paid tribute to Chanel’s 200-plus behind-the-scenes workers. For Chanel’s fall/winter 2016-17 haute couture runway show at Paris’ Grand Palais, he set up the atelier […]