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Milan Fashion Week: Good Girls and Outside Bras

Perhaps it is due to the economic crises that Milan Fashion Week didn’t quite look as luxurious and flamboyant as we are used to. Some of the big names were pretty much disappointing like Gucci with a collection which was too simple and sporty, Marni which looked strangely oversimplified and almost amateur, and Jil Sander whose minimalism this time seemed substance- free and boring. There was generally very little excitement, […]

New York Fashion Week: From Logo Mania to Insanity

One of the biggest stars of New York Fashion Week was definitely Alexander Wang who is often said to be the new Marc Jacobs. Proving that he is much loved by Manhattan fashion crowd, Kanye West, Courtney Love, Kerry Washington and Solange Knowles all rocked up to his show which was scheduled for the weekend, while Marc Jacobs’s was moved to the last day. His name was laser-cut and printed […]

Rene Lalique: The Art of Jewelry

René Lalique was a revolutionary designer and the most important jeweler of the Art Nouveau period who made everything from perfume bottles and fountains to luxury car ornaments.   His work was ground-breaking for its time for he was famous for using unconventional materials and techniques as well as playing with innovative forms. His pieces are valued for the artistic inventiveness and prettiness as well as the ability to divulge the […]