Articles by: Alex

Norman Foster Cartier Exhibition

Norman Foster and Cartier in Motion at the Design Museum

Cartier in Motion is the perfect fit for Foster who has a boyish fascination with gadgets, vintage cars, aircraft, modernist art, watches and speed in general. The exhibition places Cartier – its timepieces, its jewellery, but also its founders and design heroes – in the wider context of history.

May 16, 2017 ×
Chanel Resort Collection 2017/2018

Chanel Resort Collection 2017/2018

What would Chanel be without a theme? From supermarkets to spaceships, the French house owns allegory when it comes to the catwalk. Karl Lagerfeld has made Hollywood-style backdrops and […]

May 15, 2017 ×
Dior Cruise Collection 2018

Dior Cruise Collection 2018

The collection was inspired by the primitive drawings discovered in the Lascaux caves – a network of underground habitats over 200.000 years old. The cave paintings once inspired Monsieur Dior to create prints for his Ovale collection of 1951. Heritage is always key at Dior but Maria Grazia Chiuri is such a clever manipulator of facts: she turned this Dior legacy to her advantage by making the collection about female empowerment once again.

May 12, 2017 ×
Words of Wisdom byStudio 54 Party Girl Pat Cleveland  

Words of Wisdom by
Studio 54 Party Girl Pat Cleveland  

Pat Cleveland released her autobiography earlier this year called Walking With The Muses, a highly entertaining and revelatory look back at her whirlwind career as a model in […]

May 11, 2017 ×
A new LVMH website

A new LVMH website

A new LVMH website Just when you thought the LVMH group couldn’t get any bigger, the luxury conglomerate is launching a new e-commerce site for Le Bon Marché, […]

May 11, 2017 ×
Anna Sui comes to London

Anna Sui comes to London

ui’s style has always drawn from colourful cultural sources – every show is a mishmash of a multitude of influences: from Pre-Raphaelite art and Texan cowgirls to Courtney Love and most recently the 20th century interior designer Elsie de Wolfe for AW17. The Detroit born designer loves old movies, books and the heroes of modern design. Her catwalks reflect her story-telling tendencies, especially through pattern which also borrows from idols such as Zandra Rhodes (who set up the Bermondsey museum) and Thea Porter.

May 10, 2017 ×
Public School Mr Porter

Public School Mr Porter Capsule Collection
All You Need To Know

Public School Mr Porter. Creating luxe streetwear is second nature to Dao-Yi Chow & Maxwell Osborne of Public School whose collections are always fresh and full of intriguing […]

May 9, 2017 ×
Interview with Stephen Ormandy and Louise Olsen of Dinosaur Designs

Interview with Stephen Ormandy and Louise Olsen of Dinosaur Designs

Dinosaur Designs Interview If you like to wander around Soho you may have stumbled into a bright corner boutique called Dinosaur Designs. Next to the Ham Yard Hotel, […]

May 4, 2017 ×
Raqib Shaw: A Mythical Vision for Manchester

Raqib Shaw: A Mythical Vision for Manchester

Contemporary South Asian and British Art: Kashmir-born artist Raqib Shaw creates fantastical worlds that draw on Eastern and Western fine art traditions. The connection to Hieronymous Bosch is […]

April 29, 2017 ×
Daniel w.Fletcher Liberty London  First Look at the Pop Up Store

Daniel w.Fletcher Liberty London
First Look at the Pop Up Store

Daniel w.Fletcher Liberty London Daniel w.Fletcher has a brand new pop-up store at Liberty London which marks the designer’s first brick and mortar stockist in the capital. Fletcher’s […]

April 16, 2017 ×
Jeff Koons and 5 Other Louis Vuitton Art Collaborations

Jeff Koons and 5 Other Louis Vuitton Art Collaborations

Louis Vuitton Art Collaborations Today (11.04.2017) Louis Vuitton is unveiling a new collection of bags at Paris’ Louvre. There’s a good reason why the French label has chosen […]

April 11, 2017 ×
Salone del Mobile Highlights 2017

Salone del Mobile Highlights 2017

British interior designer  Faye Toogood, who had her first US solo exhibition in March at New York’s Friedman Benda, was commissioned by the Ikea Festival to develop the […]

April 7, 2017 ×
Rick Owens & Three Other Fashion Designers Who Make Art

Rick Owens & Three Other Fashion Designers Who Make Art

Rick Owens is known for his dark and subversive aesthetic; all that leather and twisted, distorted fabric has become something of a signature for the Californian designer who […]

April 6, 2017 ×
Gucci and the Boboli Gardens in Florence

Gucci and the Boboli Gardens in Florence

Fashion houses are increasing supporting large scale art and architecture restoration projects. Fendi famously spent $2.4 million to return the Trevi Fountain in Rome back to its former […]

April 5, 2017 ×
Breitling Basel 2017 New Release

Breitling Basel 2017 New Release

Breitling fans will remember 2017. It will stand out in their minds as something quite epic in terms of innovation and novelty thanks to the new Navitimer Rattrapante – […]

April 5, 2017 ×
Charlotte Olympia X Globe Trotter

Charlotte Olympia X Globe Trotter

  Charlotte Olympia X Globe Trotter. Here’s cool vanity (case) project: Charlotte Olympia shoes paired with dream travel cases for the discerning explorer by Globe Trotter – designed […]

April 4, 2017 ×
Acne Studios denim new name

Acne Studios denim new name

Acne Studios denim new name Acne Studios has launched its entire denim line under a new name! It now becomes the very Scandi sounding Acne Studios Blå Konst – […]

April 4, 2017 ×
Chatsworth House Fashion Exhibition: Five Centuries of Style

Chatsworth House Fashion Exhibition: Five Centuries of Style

Chatsworth House Fashion Exhibition: While at Baselworld watch fair in Swizerland this March, we visited the Gucci stand to spy on all the latest jewellery and timepiece releases. […]

April 3, 2017 ×