Month: May 2011

CANNES 64TH FILM FESTIVAL – DAYS AND NIGHTS WITH INDIRA CESARINE

The 64th Cannes Film Festival, which took place May 11-22, is being called one of the best in recent years, with a stellar selection of judges presided by the one and only Robert De Niro (who once said he would never return to France), the jury included actors Jude Law and Uma Thurman. Everyone was talking about the strength of…

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BUENOS AIRES RUNWAY

BUENOS AIRES RUNWAY Design by Daniela Sartori On March 22, 2011 the Buenos Aires city government debuted Buenos Aires Runway at the Metropolitan Design Center (CMD) located in the traditional Barracas neighborhood. Designed to showcase local designers, last month’s inaugural edition put some of the finest Argentinean styles on display for the Fall-Winter 2011 collections. This first…

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KIEV FASHION DAYS & NIGHTS – BY SOFIA BAK

If you’re in fashion your destination twice a year is about to become Kiev. Like it or not one of the worlds most overlooked cities has launched an international style event so diverse and powerful it already attracted the likes of Godfrey Deeny, Vogue Italia and Alena Doletskaya. Kiev Fashion Days or KFD, is not…

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NINA NAUSTDAL COUTURE BOUTIQUE OPENING – LONDON

Nina Naustdal Couture Boutique Opening On Thursday May 5th, Norwegian womenswear designer Nina Naustdal’s first collection opened with her her new boutique Nina Naustdal Couture on Walton Street in London. The packed venue was glittering with guests, as they checked out her glamorous new collection. Taking its inspiration from precious stones,  features show-stopping cocktail dresses and gowns in fluid, jewel-toned…

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INDONESIAN FASHION UNCOVERED AT CULTURALLY INSPIRED GALA DINNER

On April 19th, 2011 The Embassy of Indonesia together with the Indonesian Investment board presented a gala dinner at the Ballroom of the Hotel Intercontinental on Park Lane, London.  the evening was a celebration of Indonesian culture, with traditional music performances and dancing as well as a presentation of some of Indonesia's rising stars of…

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AGANOVICH – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

AGANOVICH - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW -VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Ethereal shades of blues in intricate layers of fabric coupled with skinny white tights was what Serbian born designer, Aganovich’s Fall collection was all about. Dreamy and abstract, this collection was almost entirely influenced by the color, Blue. All the fabrics used, from Silk to…

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AMAYA ARZUAGA – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

AMAYA ARZUAGA - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - COVERAGE BY XXXX MAGAZINEAs Athena's designer Kalogirou puts it, "Although not of the biggest names of the Paris fashion week, Amaya Arzuaga did one of the greatest collections for the upcoming season. Bright colours, interesting pleating detailing on geometric silhouettes and modern long gowns for evening. The makeup…

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ANDREA CREWS – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

ANDREA CREWS - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOWKnown for her notorious and path-breaking sense of style, Andrea Crews’ fall collection screams eccentricity and twisted humour in her show entitled "Les Morts Vivant de la Mode". The collection kicked off with models draped in full-length silk dresses and fake-blood patches around their eyes. What followed was pure…

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ANDREW GN – PARIS F/W 2011 BACKSTAGE

ANDREW GN - PARIS F/W 2011 BACKSTAGE - PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINEInspired by the architect Pierre Chareau and interior designer Eileen Gray, Andrew Gn designed a line for fall 2011 that consisted mostly of structured tops, outterwear, and a few flowing gowns. Interwoven braids created an additional textural detail that complemented each look. - Fashion week…

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BARBARA BUI – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

BARBARA BUI - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - VIDEO BY NICOLAS CARRIER XXXX MAGAZINE Centered on the independent, power-woman, Barbara Bui’s collection focuses on the strong contradiction to the très feminine stereotype. The high collared coats patched together with leather, Mohair and Nylon, thrown together with skinny leather leggings, yielded a flawless ensemble for the…

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BASIL SODA – PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION

BASIL SODA - PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION - PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINE Basil Soda, seen recently on several red carpets, created many more red carpet worthy dresses for fall 2011 featuring lace details, elegant draping, and several long, body skimming silhouettes. - Fashion week coverage directed by Indira Cesarine for XXXX Magazine Photos by Pascale V. Marquis

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CHANEL – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

CHANEL - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE "The world is a dark place," said Karl Lagerfeld after the latest Chanel spectacle. Taking inspiration from the gloomy grandeur of German artists Caspar David Friedrich and Anselm Keifer, models walked amidst smouldering volcanoes and black sand, with remnants flaming smoke rising from the…

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CHINA IN PARIS – PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATION

CHINA IN PARIS - PARIS F/W 2011 PRESENTATIONBrought together by the China National Garnment Association (CNGA)  and Fashion In Life, and also the Fédération Française de la Couture, a myriad of talented designers from China presented their Fall ready to wear collections during Paris Fashion Week. - Fashion coverage directed by Indira Cesarine for XXXX…

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COMMUUN – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

COMMUUN - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Going with the customary trend this season of primary colors against black and white, the Commuun collection was an interesting mix of colors and breakthrough design. Designers Kaito Hori and Iku Furudate played with opposing textures like sheer against fur and glossy against flat.…

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DEVASTEE – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

DEVASTEE - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE Gothic. Grunge. Dark. These are the words that best describe the Devastee Fall 2011 collection. Smoky blacks, pale-skin whites, bone-clay jewelry, grungy sweaters with the Mona Lisa smiling back, all combine to generate a coherently ‘dark’ collection. The ones that really stood out of…

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ELIE SAAB – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

ELIE SAAB - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE The theme of the fall winter collection from Elie Saab was Parisian in its essence – Belle de Jour, it was called. Although his collection had the whiff of the sixties, it didn’t predominate. Black and buff predominated, but there was also gray,…

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ESTRELLA ARCHS – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

ESTRELLA ARCHS - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - PHOTOS BY XXXX MAGAZINELayered dresses and leggings that form sock-shoes are two elements that stood out in the newest collection from Estrella Archs - along with the beautiful surprise of seeing her ballerina models walk in pointe shoes. She maintained echoes of her past work with a…

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FATIMA LOPES – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW

  FATIMA LOPES - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE The line from Fatima Lopes for fall 2011 displays color blocking at its finest, and best of all, flattering to the female form. Oversized capes and shoulders created an exaggerated silhouette that Lopes explored throughout the collection through dresses, tops, outerwear, and…

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GASPARD YURKIEVICH – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

GASPARD YURKIEVICH - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - VIDEO BY XXXX MAGAZINE In Gaspard Yurkievich's newest collection, the focus of the looks is across the board all about tailoring, and then to top it off - showers of sparkle and crystal. Men had three-piece suits and colored details, while women had a lot of plaid…

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HARRY HALIM – PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW & BACKSTAGE

HARRY HALIM - PARIS F/W 2011 FASHION SHOW - VIDEO BY NICOLAS CARRIER FOR XXXX MAGAZINE Entitled "Atropos" after one of the Greek Fates (the one who cuts the thread of life), Henry Halim's collection for this season examines the enevitable through a shroud of mystery. The line is dark and dramatic with high collars and…

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