Tag: CHRISTIAN DIOR

DIOR’S RAF SIMONS TO OPEN E-COMMERCE SITE + POP-UP SHOP

Christian Dior's creative director Raf Simons and California-based artist Sterling Ruby are opening a pop-up show for Simons’ AFW14 menswear collection from September 4 - October 13 in Antwerp, Belgium.  The collection, which sports a sleek and modern DIY aesthetic—patches on black sweatshirts and over-sized paint-splattered jackets—will be shown at 16 Lange Gasthuisstraat. Although the shop will…

2014 CFDA AWARD WINNERS + RUNWAY LOOKS

The results are in from the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards, honoring the top in fashion design talent and creativity over the past year. Amongst the winners were Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow of Public School, The Row’s Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and Parisian-born ready-to-wear designer Joseph Altuzarra. CFDA's Fashion Icon Rihanna lived up to her…

HAUTE COUTURE WEEK IN REVIEW

Last week, Haute Couture Week descended upon Paris from January 19-24. Although fashion month is soon to begin (New York Fashion Week kicks it off February 6), these six days celebrate the highest couture fashions from the most prestigious houses in the fashion industry. Unlike ready-to-wear fashion weeks where designers can stage shows independently, designers…

A RARE LOOK INTO THE WORLD OF CHRISTIAN DIOR

Christian Dior began his mark upon the fashion world in the year of 1946. It was on February 12, 1947 where he presented his first show and cemented his title as a forthcoming couturier. With Dior’s ultra feminine designs, he created timeless ensembles with his haute couture collections. For those who have always been under…

CHRISTIAN DIOR TAPS FRANCESCO RUSSO FOR WOMEN’S FOOTWEAR COLLECTION

French fashion house, Christian Dior has scouted out another creative talent onto its everlasting brand. According to sources, Dior has drafted Francesco Russo for the women’s footwear collection. In September, Russo launched a namesake high-end footwear label and opened an atelier on Rue de Valois in Paris. Russo was originally the creative director at Italian shoe…

GAULTIER, DIOR & LOUIS VUITTON DESIGN CHRISTMAS TREES FOR CHARITY

Designer-decorated Christmas trees are on everyone's Christmas list, with the 2013 auction "Les Sapins de Noël des Créateurs" (Designers' Christmas Trees) heralding the holiday season. The 18th annual charity-based auction showcases an eclectic range of customised trees from designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior, Kenzo, Chantal Thomas, Massato and Louis Vuitton. A total of forty Christmas trees were…

TOP 10 BEAUTY TRENDS SPRING SUMMER 2014

Beauty trends for Spring Summer 2014 - beautiful, edgy and a source of inspiration - straight from the runways. Here are our top 10 beauty trends for Spring 2014. #1 GOLDEN TOUCH Seen on the runway at:  Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Dries Van Noten, Elie Saab, Jason Wu. Get the golden look with these metallic…

PARIS HAUTE COUTURE FALL / WINTER 2013 HIGHLIGHTS

Jean Paul Gaultier Fall/Winter 2013 The Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week for Fall / Winter 2013 collections took place this year from June 30 – July 4.  Each year in January and again in July, Paris Fashion Week hosts roughly 30 Haute Couture fashion shows as well as 40 men’s wear shows. The Federation Francaise de la Couture, founded…

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM ANNOUNCES DIOR AS LEAD SPONSOR OF 2013 INTERNATIONAL GALA

Richard Armstrong, Director, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation; Jennifer Blei Stockman, President, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation; and Raf Simons, Artistic Director, Christian Dior Couture, today announced Dior as the lead sponsor of the 2013 Guggenheim International Gala (GIG) which will be held on November 6 and 7, 2013. This year, the annual benefit event…

PARIS MEN’S FASHION WEEK SCHEDULE JUNE 26 – 30

Paris Men's Fashion Week June 26 - June 30 Paris Men's Fashion Week will take place June 26 - 30. See below for the schedule: 2013 Designers: Lucien Pellat Finet, Alibellus, Julius, Julien David, Carven, John Lawrence Sullivan, Walter Van Beirendonck, Valentino, Raf Simons, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Wooyoungmi, Issey Miyake Men, Rick Owens, Louis Vuitton,…

PARIS HAUTE COUTURE FASHION WEEK SCHEDULE + DESIGNERS

The Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week for Fall / Winter 2013 collections will take place this year from June 30 - July 4.  Each year in January and again in July, Paris Fashion Week hosts roughly 30 Haute Couture fashion shows as well as 40 men's wear shows. The Federation Francaise de la Couture, founded in 1973,…

LUXURY BRANDS FIGHT BACK AGAINST COUNTERFEIT GOODS

Luxury brands have become fed up with their products, specifically high-end handbags, being replicated and sold at a fraction of the price on the streets and online. Fashion brands are finally beginning to take serious legal action against the perpetrators of fake goods. France and Italy have already begun to fight back, and now there are calls…

IRIS APFEL DONATES WARDROBE TO MASSACHUSETTS MUSEUM

Iris Apfel, the ninety-year-old socialite and style icon, has decided to donate 600 items from her personal wardrobe to the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. The collection of clothing will include pieces from Alexander McQueen, Dior, and Karl Lagerfeld alongside Apfel's trandmark flea market baubles and antique couture.  All 600 pieces in the collection were…

CARINE ROITFELD AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2012

For the past eighteen years, amfAR has been hosting the Cinema Against AIDS event at the Cannes International Film Festival.  It has become one of the biggest, most exclusive events during the week's star-studded festivites but, of course, when Carine Roitfeld becomes involved a must-attend event becomes that much more exciting.  This year Roitfeld will host…

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