Met Gala 2018 theme is Heavenly Bodies|VOGUE

Screen Shot 2017-11-08 at 22.37.42The Met Gala 2018’s official and full theme is “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” as a traditional marriage between the Gala itself and Andrew Bolton’s next blockbuster exhibition of the same name. And while it may sound properly academic (we could expect a lot of essays popping up at art coursers this year) the question is how far would the celebrities go in search of a dress/spotlight. Stay tuned.  Continue reading “Met Gala 2018 theme is Heavenly Bodies|VOGUE”

Jean Paul Gaultier will stage his own revue at Les Folies Bergère|WWD

Screen Shot 2017-11-08 at 22.11.09Getting away from RTW does not mean retirement. For Jean Paul Gautier, it is exactly the opposite way. The couturier is now producing his first stage production, the “Fashion Freak Show” at Les Folies Bergère. Placed as something between a revue and a fashion show, the spectacle will cover a rich capsule of his own life and the fashion crowd. The premiere date is Oct. 2nd, 2018. Continue reading “Jean Paul Gaultier will stage his own revue at Les Folies Bergère|WWD”

The official trailer for Phantom Thread is here and the costumes are breathtaking|HARPER’S BAZAAR

Screen Shot 2017-10-23 at 20.24.31The long awaited Phantom Thread, a story about a mysterious designer of the 1950s starring Daniel Day-Lewis is premiering on Dec. 25th and the trailer is just released today. Have a sneak peak of what to expect on the First Day of Christmas, especially when this is Daniel Day-Lewis’ last act as an actor.
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Nick Knight pops up a store in Covent Garden|WWD

Screen Shot 2017-10-23 at 20.14.45Nick Knight and Showstudio have mounted a fashion illustration pop-up store with nearly 1500 works in total, including the sketches and illustrations of Alexander McQueen’s ss2001 by Gill Button and Christian Dior’s couture fw2012 by Blair Breitenstein to name out two. Price range from 0.85 to 6500 GBP, runs at 15 Floral Street until January 2018.  Continue reading “Nick Knight pops up a store in Covent Garden|WWD”

A museum dedicated to Yves Saint Laurent opens in Marrakech|THEGUARDIAN

Screen Shot 2017-10-19 at 19.17.51Pierre Bergé’s last tribute to his lifetime partner Yves Saint Laurent is a dedicated museum in Marrakech. The museum is designed to reflect the work and credo of Yves Saint Laurent and to commemorate the couple’s time in Marrakech. The official opening is today, Thursday 19th.  Continue reading “A museum dedicated to Yves Saint Laurent opens in Marrakech|THEGUARDIAN”

Shanghai’s top 8 designers to know|BOF

Screen Shot 2017-10-19 at 19.09.42Shanghai Fashion Week ended up with a big excitement over the Chinese fashion designers that have established their names against their country being considered as a mass-production site. Business of Fashion’s Gemma A. Williams picked up 8 names that are about to be loud in the next few seasons – Xu Zhi, Angel Chen, ShuShu/Tong, Xiao Li, Xander Zhou and Feng Chen Wang.  Continue reading “Shanghai’s top 8 designers to know|BOF”