Gucci Fall 2017: Celebrating The Alchemist-Rebel
Aptly named The Alchemist’s Garden, Alessandro Michele presents Gucci’s Fall 2017 collection with, as always, eclectic showmanship. It’s also the first time in the history of the 96 year-old house that the men’s and women’s collections were combined – though for the designer, it’s anything but a landmark turn. Instead, it’s a way of making things easier and more natural. “This is always my world. I want to swim in my ocean,” he tells Sarah Mower of Vogue.com.
Lady of the Night – ELIE SAAB Ready-to-Wear Autumn Winter 2017-18
Giselle, one of the greatest Romantic ballets, weaves a haunting story of innocence and betrayal. It spoke of a peasant girl’s death, and mystical resurrection, from dying out of a broken heart, upon learning her lover is betrothed to another.
The richness of this story flowed through the pieces of Elie Saab’s recent Ready-to-Wear Autumn Winter 2017-18 collection… “[where] layers of tulle and ruffle were heaped to whirl dervish-ly around the eerily captivating waifs, [with] marabou [dancing] down their necklines, lily-etched lace bleeding into lily-embroidered velvets, and full tulle skirts patterned with polka dots worn below bikers etched in gold-studded lily silhouettes.”
Christian Dior Fall 2017 – (Navy) Blue Is the Warmest Color
At Christian Dior Fall 2017, there was one main motif: navy. Rarely have big houses done such monochromatic but highly varied shows.
Creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri drew inspiration from the house archives, saying “We are so lucky now that we have the new archives in front of our office.” But beyond her penchant for Monsieur Dior’s past, she also reflected upon the color’s impact on the muse and the wearer.. “Blue is the color of art in the 20th century…[It] speaks about something that is magic and poetic. But at the same time, it also speaks something about gender.” KEEP READING
Alexander Wang SS 2017 Collection Preview
Alexander Wang’s Spring Summer 2017 collection is already out and we’ve got a preview of his latest campaign!
He approached his new Spring collection in similar ways: by deconstructing wardrobe basics like the button-down, merging male and female signifiers including pinstriped tailoring and black lace, suggesting seriously unlikely pairings such as Hanne Gaby Odiele’s sheared white mink bathrobe coat, bra top, and board shorts, and otherwise subverting the natural grown-up order of things.
Wang said the project was a year in the making: “I looked at what’s theirs, what they own, and I flipped it, literally and aesthetically.” Here’s a look:
Inside the Maisons d’Art – Paris Cosmopolite 2016/17 Métiers d’Art CHANEL Collection
Paris always comes to mind whenever we hear fashion and the state-of-the-art designs. The sophistication for beauty and detail are just timeless, and it was very evident in the recently concluded Paris Cosmopolite 2016/17 Métiers d’Art CHANEL Collection. Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld took over the Ritz Paris and sent beauties like Mariacarla Boscono striding across the thick carpets in sophisticated French fashions — the Italian model in a sultry, fluted dress with a skirt composed of golden eyelash tinsel KEEP READING
Designer Trendspotting: What Menswear Looks Like this 2017
How did designers challenge the established fashion styles of menswear this year? From couture hikers to polished overalls, get a glimpse at where menswear is headed this year thru these five distinct trends.
In Style and In Season: 2017 Shoe Trends
From platforms to thigh-high boots, we give you the lowdown on daring new styles shoe inspirations delivered straight from the most stylish collections of well-known designer brands. Take your pick from the hottest and trendiest shoes to hit the runways this season.
Five Hottest Bag Trends in 2017
Get the fashion forecast on luxury bags set to be the most coveted this year. Here are five bag trends this 2017 that took the fashion world by storm.
Fashion Trends to Look Out for this 2017
From statement tees to eighties throwbacks and feminine hints of rose, spring/summer 2017 fashion presents a slew of interesting trends that are sure to entice the most stylish of individuals. Read on as we list down five of what’s trending this season.
Men’s Guide in Picking the Perfect Wallet
Wallet is another accessory every guy must invest on. It’s everything personal because it also speaks about who you are as a person like how organized are you, most especially that it’s the only thing men carry with them when going out (unless it’s business). To aid with the selection of picking the perfect wallet, we’ve listed some tips, so when it’s time to invest with a new one, it will be an easy one already.