In January the fashion show of Givenchy took place in Paris Fashion Week. Everything was magic, black magic. And sex. A closer look at the prints will convince you for sure. Ricardo Tisci passes from the religious theme to the porn romantique motifs for Fall/Winter 2013. Clear lines and leather conquered the runway mainly used on top or mixed with other textiles. Nothing more to say than: Mister Tisci you are a genius. Enjoy.
The Spring/Summer 2013 campaign from fashion house Dolce & Gabbana sees Italian model and actress Monica Bellucci (Irreversible, The Matrix Reloaded) surrounded by local men on the sunny Sicilian coast. As well as some classically tailored grey suiting, the collection also features plenty of bold graphic tees, striped shirts, and patterned jerseys, accompanying a range of patterned swimwear and accessories. The whole collection is now available from stores worldwide and online.
If you haven’t seen them yet it’s about time you lay eyes on Louis Vuitton’s Mini Mon Amour collection from Louis Vuitton. The French house dropped a collection of their most iconic bags in mini sizes that are finally available online at Louis Vuitton. The Epi BB Monceau bag displayed above especially is on my “want-if-someday-I-can-afford-it-list.” Right below find the accompanying campaign video starring fashion blogger Elin Kling, Miroslava Duma and Hanneli Mustaparta. Enjoy.
The menswear designer Asher Levine has a plan to install GPS technology into your clothing so you never lose a hat or scarf in a cab again. The techology element is a small dog-tag sized device that is slipped into a piece of luggage, gloves, or other clothing that tracks with GPS through an app on your smartphone. If your coat or gloves gets more than 30 feet away from you, your phone starts beeping. The Tracker app, made by Phone Halo, is already available for purchase for things like keychains and other valuables.
Extremely rare Bulgari diamond ring set with a rare blue diamond is likely to be the highlight of Bonhams Fine Jewellery sale on April 24th. The fancy deep-blue diamond ring, made in the mid-1960s will sell for an estimated £1-1.5 million ($1.5-2.3 million). The Trombino ring made by Bvlgari is set with a cushion-shaped fancy deep-blue diamond weighing 5.30 carats, which is set horizontally along with brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds. [See & Read More]
We told you all about Gucci’s new Soft Stirrup Handbag, which has been spotted on the arms of a good few slebs. And guess what, the Italian fashion house has provided us with a video of how the bag is made. Yep, we mean what happens behind the closed doors, right from the delicate assembly of the reptile skin pieces to the addition of aged silver hardware and finishings – you actually get to watch the whole process of how a luxury handbag is made. Enjoy.
Lingerie brand Agent Provocateur has teamed up with photographer Olivier Zahm and American model Crystal Renn for a new pop-art inspired advertising campaign. Zahm is perhaps best known for founding avant-garde style magazine Purple, but he is also famous in fashion circles for his sexy, slick photography.“For this season, I wanted the Agent Provocateur girls to escape the city and the boudoir and go on an adventure,” said Zahm. [See & Read More]
Christian Louboutin, famous for its spike-laden footwear, releases the Ponyhair Harvanana. Louboutin’s take on the varsity jacket, in shoe form of course, this iteration of the Harvanana is certainly not for the shy. The shoes are unabashed in showing off a zebra pattern ponyhair upper sharply contrasted by a hot pink spiked toecap. Accenting the shoe is a bright yellow trim and the Christian Louboutin crest emblazoned on the front. The $1,395 USD shoes can be found over at the brand’s website.
After many teasers, previews and overall anticipation, the official David Beckham for H&M Bodywear Commercial has officially released today. The ad campaign, directed by Guy Ritchie, is more like a film short. As you can imagine, the footballer sports the latest of his massively successful line of underwear that he produces since a couple of seasons with Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M. Enjoy.