After more than 48 hours of coverage of the royal nuptials this photo of the late Princess Diana came to mind. It was taken by Mario Testino in March of 1997, just five months before her untimely death on August 31, 1997 at age 36.
Probably the most charming woman at the Royal wedding. Princess Leticia of Spain.
dress by Felipe Varela
The rumors and speculations followed by kudos and admiration for the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton’s wedding dress might have been the dominant fashion topic of the day. One think is for sure no one in the fashion world, yesterday bride’s dress aside, had a more dominant presence than Phillip Treacy . Continue reading “The Mad Hatter: Philip Treacy rules the royal wedding” »
it was vintage McQueen but the handwriting was Sarah Burton for the new Duchess of Cambridge bride’s dress. Continue reading “Sarah for Kate in memory of Lee” »
In 2006 Kate was working as an accessory buyer for the retail clothing chain Jigsaw, In just a few a few hours Kate Middleton will be married to the future King of England Prince William of Wales. Continue reading “Kate Middleton: from accessory buyer to princess” »
Born in Britain to Sicilian parents, Berardi marries old-school London tailoring with chic and colourful Italian styles. As a result, he has become a key designer in both countries.With a flattering and striking approach to tailoring, and an artistic appreciation of a woman’s body, Antonio Berardi quickly gained a following with the London glitterati. Continue reading “The making of a fashion innovator: Antonio Berardi” »
Sarah Burton is in The Running To Replace Galliano At Dior. Continue reading “The best man for House of Dior maybe a woman” »
The bright young things of London’s social elite lead an existence as languorous and lavish as it is self-destructive. At the center is Alice, a stunning ex-model unable to keep up with the high standards of living that her peers feverishly chase. In this portrait of overlapping cliques, friends struggle to get their lives under control before they fall numb to it all…..The movie is directed byAlexandra McGuinness in her directorial debut. Continue reading “Lotus Eaters: a cinematic journey” »
The promotion came within….Olivier Rousteing Named New Designer at Balmain Olivier was in charge of women’s wear at the Hosuse…. “The new era at Paris’s sex-charged fashion house Balmain is beginning to take shape, with Olivier Rousteing being tapped as the label’s new designer. Rousteing, who joined Balmain in 2009 and is currently in charge of women’s wear.” Savile Row tailors on dressing the royal groom [...] Been so good looking doesn’t hurt either…I am sure they will eat him up alive! read more: BoF – The Business of Fashion
It is the first winter chill I sensed today. Living in Noosa as I do, I will go right to the beach: I am lucky that way I live on one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever lived on and probably will. If I ever have to leave this place I most likely will cry bitter tears.
China’s taste for high-end fashion and luxury brands reaches new heights, Vogue China editions are the size the size of a doorstop these days it is definetly the new frontier when it comes to high end fashion and luxury beands, just by sheer number alone: 960,000 millionaires and rising, and now the aspirational class are buying; reports Tania Branigan from Beijing .
Angelica Cheung, the editor of Vogue China has a problem her counterparts would sell their designer wardrobes for: too much advertising to fit in the glossy. Continue reading “China has a taste for the best.” »
What the famed Anna Wintour’s assistants have to go through as fictionalized in the movie The devil wears Prada is only a fraction of the merciless battles in the uber-competitive world of fashion. Continue reading “Juergen Teller and Paolo Roversi: the hard side of fashion” »