The face of fashion is often thought to be the models themselves, perhaps even the people who wear a given brand. Yet perhaps James Franco saw beyond this notion, evidenced by a new film, entitled The Director. Franco assumed the role of producer while helping to create a behind-the-scenes look at Gucci‘s leading woman, creative director Frida Giannini. Where some play rock star as creative directors, living outwardly and wearing their talents on the proverbial sleeve, Giannini prefers her work do the talking. This interesting insight into the iconic brand was premiered at the TriBeCa Film Festival on April 21st. Enjoy.
Los Angeles–based charter provider Jet Edge is partnering with Wolf Worster Associates to bring passengers to over 100 vacation villas around the world. From an 8,000-square-foot ski chalet in Verbier, Switzerland, to a restored 10-bedroom former refuge for the Argentine cavalry, Wolf Worster Associates offers private rentals in some of the world’s most coveted travel destinations, many of which are accessible only by private jet. Jet Edge’s fleet offers charter trips to these locales, aboard its fleet of business jets, which comprises various models from Bombardier, Cessna, Gulfstream, and Hawker Beechcraft. (877.550.3343, www.flyjetedge.com)
Life envy. This is the residual emotion you are left with after two days spent in the company of Ms. Mimi Thorisson. To say that the 38-year-old author of the beautifully curated culinary blog, Manger, is an ambassador for French country living is, shall we say, a little undercooked. She lives and breathes French lifestyle and cuisine in a manner so beguiling that you start to pity being born in any other nation. During MR PORTER's trip to her home were treated to her surprisingly light yet comforting Calvados Apple Tart, which she shows us how to cook in the short film above. Enjoy.
Published in Dining & Spirits
After the eccentric concept restaurant Romera struck out in the subterranean space below the Dream Downtown Hotel and high-end Japanese eatery Cherry took its place, sommelier Chris Johnson knew he had to do something to wow wary diners. “I wanted to make the experience here different from every other Japanese restaurant in town,” he says. “I presented the idea of putting together a whiskey program, and luckily they trusted me.” Johnson’s idea to make Cherry the go-to spot for Japanese Whiskey in New York City was risky. [See & Read More]
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FashionTV gets a glimpse at the Aqua Di Lara 2013 Swimwear Campaign shot by Villaview Cinema and photographed by Anthony Turano. Aqua Di Lara swimwear is best known for the way their swimwear enhance the feminine figure. They provide a wide range of style to accommodate the needs of every woman and support everything they would need to be supported while showing just the right skin to keep that sexy attractive vibe. Enjoy.
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Any time you see a pink car these days, the first guess you're going to make is that it's for some sort of breast cancer charity. This new special edition Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase called the FAB1 follows suit. The total pink whip, which is an homage to Lady Penelope’s car in Thunderbirds, is part of the DJ Chris Evans-headed project in hopes of earning £1 million for Breast Cancer Care. [See More]