FASHION THROUGH THE EYES OF THE CAMERA
Fashion photography is considered as one of the most desirable fields of photography as it exclusively focuses on the promotion of haute couture. It usually accentuates brands that are typically expressed as an attitude or concept. But today, the genre blurs the line between art and commerce.
PETER LINDBERGH, THE MAN BEHIND NATURAL BUT POWERFUL IMAGES
On the 3rd of September, it was announced in an official Instagram post that the great Peter Lindbergh has passed away at the age of 74. The fashion photography titan was known for producing the most iconic images, from black and white portraits of supermodels of the 90s’ to Pirelli Calendar – three times. He redefined the standards of the discipline by capturing the natural beauty of the models in raw portraits, which highlighted women in a new light. He once said, “I hate retouching. I hate make-up. I always say, ‘take the make-up off!”
YOUR VOICE IS IN VOGUE: FASHION AS A NEW FORCE FOR CHANGE
Protesting through fashion is not a new concept anymore. Suffragettes wore white, purple, and gold to protest for their rights to participate in the elections; Katherine Hamnett wore a loud shirt that says ‘58% Don’t Want Pershing’ while shaking hands with Margaret Thatcher; and Jane Fonda wore a Mao collared suit as she accepted her Best Actress Oscar award. Today, women of the US Democratic party protested in style as they dressed up in stark white while listening to US President Trump deliver his 2019 State of the Union speech while thousands of women marched on the streets wearing a bright pink knitted cat-shaped caps called Pussyhats.
STYLE THAT SCREAMS: PIECES WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS
Once in a while, you’re guilty of wearing what fashion mavens are flaunting down the street and Instagram because it’s the newest trend. It’s effortless and less time-consuming. But you’ll stand out more when you wear your personal style. Creating a fashion statement is not that easy because most of the time you have to go beyond the trends. You don’t just dress up but speak out loud through the fabrics, patterns, and colors that you wear.
OUT OF THE GYM, IN TO THE RUNWAY
Everyone is constantly chasing time, so fashion nowadays is leaning on to comfort. Stilettos does not look cool anymore when running errands or simply having brunch with your friends. But there is still the need to look fashionable because our day have to end up in the ‘Gram.
A TRIP TO MEMORY LANE FOR MENSWEAR IN LOUIS VUITTON S/S 2020
The Spring/Summer collection of Louis Vuitton for 2020 was brimming with romance and naivety as the newly appointed artistic director, Virgil Abloh, incorporated pastels, bright hues, and wild flowers to his first Louis Vuitton collection that is ironically for men. Place Dauphine was closed for public as it turned into a relaxed venue for the crowd to enjoy the Parisian air and the authenticity of Louis Vuitton. The entire setting gave the fashionable spectators a sense of nostalgia as it brought them back to their childhood with inflatable castles, crepe stands, monogrammed mini Eiffel towers that served as toys, bubbles, and balloons with the iconic LV imprinted on it. As an emphasis on the childish theme, the press kits that served as an invitation was a DIY kite to remind the people to look back into their childhood and be inspired from the innocence of it.
Shopper’s Alley Style Retrospective: Emilia Clarke
Eight seasons, eight years and now it’s over. If you’re having that Game of Thrones hangover, get comfortable on your seats, grab a coffee and read through this luxury review about none other than Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targarsen, Emilia Clarke. There are countless of fan sites and social media channels that honor Emilia Clarke.
Meet Chanel’s Two New Boy-Friends
Introducing Chanel’s new intriguing styles to its Boy-Friend Collection, inspired by all
things women love about their boyfriends.
Life Influenced By “Camp” Art: Met Gala 2019
The Costume Institute Gala at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as the Met Gala is the biggest fundraising fashion event in history. It was founded by publicist Eleanor Lambert and since 1995, the event has been chaired by Anna Wintour, the EIC of US Vogue.
Shopper’s Alley Style Retrospective: Brie Larson
Being the lead actress in the biggest superhero movie of all time is one crazy deal and Brie Larson has incorporated the superhero vibe into her outfits even before and after Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame. Larson has always been a fashion and style force with the help of her stylist, Samantha McMillen and custom outfits from Rodarte, Celine, Jimmy Choo and Edie Parker.