Tag: BALENCIAGA

COMPANIES + BRANDS JOIN THE BATTLE TO FIGHT COVID-19: LVMH, GM, SIRIANO, AND MORE

With the global death toll reaching over 33,000 and medical, health, and safety supplies quickly diminishing, many companies worldwide have started conducting ways to combat the Coronavirus pandemic. LVMH of France has spearheaded the movement with their efforts being heavily highlighted in the media. This mecca of a company was the first to announce, over…

EUROTRENDS: FALL/WINTER 2020

The European runways hit the mark on what exquisite fall/winter dressing means: contrasting plaids, oversized men-inspired coats, lace-y little numbers under wool, and statement puffer sleeves that can easily go over warm turtlenecks. These roomy, winter-approved pieces will create a palette of layers - not only for warmth but also for declaring personal style. From…

EXCLUSIVE: AT HOME WITH SONGSTRESS STELLA SANTANA

Sonically, Stella Santana is laid-back and high-pitched; an eccentric and elegant contrast that lend her melodies a very particular sass. Yes - her father is one of the most famous guitarists in the world (does the name Carlos Santana, ring a bell?), but Stella’s professional and personal venture wasn't music-focused. When high school was over,…

FRENCH BILLIONAIRES DONATE MILLIONS OF EUROS TO RE-BUILD NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL

After the disastrous and disheartening collapse of Notre Dame's Cathedral in Paris due to the much-talked-about accidental fire, chair and CEO of French luxury group Kering, Francois-Henri Pinault, vowed to donate 100 million euros to rebuild the cathedral. Kering owns brands Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, among others. Bernard Arnault, the chair of LVMH,…

THE BEST OF PARIS FASHION WEEK: SPRING 2019 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS

BALENCIAGA Presence and the “right now” were the inspiration behind Balenciaga’s spring show, more explicitly, the exploration of what modern clothing means and how that correlates with all the noise around politics and the overconsumption of media news. The clothes themselves had a futuristic aura, as per Balenciaga usual. Tailoring took a contemporary twist in…

PARIS FASHION WEEK FALL 2018: 5 MUST-SEE SHOWS

Fashion Month is officially over! Paris Fashion Week has drawn to a close, and we've rounded up the best new collections. Don't miss our lowdown on the highlights. Kenzo - La Collection Memento For its third La Collection Memento, season-specific homages to founder Kenzo Takada, designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon looked to French Post-Impressionism,…

PARIS FASHION WEEK SPRING 2018 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS

Last in the month-long line of fashion weeks is Paris, arguably the most artistic out of New York, London, and Milan. The city's in-your-face collections will no doubt dominate fashion editorials in the coming months (see: Balenciaga's platform Crocs and Chanel's PVC thigh high boots), but the Paris runways also showed some surprisingly wearable yet…

THE 2017 CFDA AWARDS HIGHLIGHTS

The Council of Fashion Designers in America (CFDA) Awards brought out the best in the international fashion industry on Sunday, June 5th at The Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom. Those who were nominated have made outstanding contributions to American fashion in womenswear, menswear, and accessories, as well as journalism, creative vision, personal style, and lifetime achievement.…

THE 1980’S ARE SET TO MAKE A COMEBACK IN 2017

2016 may have been the year of 90s revival with plenty of chokers and slip dresses to show for it, but trend forecasting has hinted that normcore grunge may have peaked, and the 80s are set to be the biggest decade trend of 2017. Between Pinterest’s pin tracking and Edited’s latest report, it’s a pretty…

TOP 6 SHOWS OF PARIS MEN’S FASHION WEEK S/S ’17

Paris Men's Fashion Week ended in a sea of colors, embellishments, and concepts. From June 22nd-26th, the city of lights got a little brighter thanks to designers like Dior, Balmain, and Thom Browne. Unlike Milan Fashion Week: Men's where collections centered around a few key concepts, the themes on the Paris Men's runways were wide-ranging. From…

PARIS MEN’S FASHION WEEK S/S ’17 HIGHLIGHTS + SCHEDULE – JUNE 22 – 26

This season’s Paris Men’s Fashion Week kicks off from June 22nd - 26th and will showcase Spring/Summer '17 menswear collections. Balenciaga is one of the first major designers to show and Thom Browne closes out the festivities on Sunday evening. The usual crowd favorites, Balmain, Dior and Kenzo will host their runway shows on Saturday, which is bound to be one of…

INSIDE THE MANUS X MACHINA EXHIBIT

The Manus x Machina Exhibit “Fashion in the Age of Technology” opened to the public on May 5th at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until August 14, 2016. The collection is the Costume Institute’s spring 2016 exhibit located in the museum’s Robert Lehman Wing. The exhibit has over 170 garments donated from both new and renowned designers…

BALENCIAGA – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

The Paris Fashion Week show that everyone was waiting for was Demna Gvasalia’s Balenciaga debut. On March 6th, the designer took over the famous fashion house from Alexander Wang. He definitely gave people something to talk about. Gvasalia mined Cristóbal Balenciaga’s archives to understand the famed designer’s way of working with the female body, concentrating on creating certain angles…

PARIS FASHION WEEK – FALL/WINTER 2016 SCHEDULE

Paris Fashion Week is fast approaching! From March 1st to the 9th, fashionistas around the globe will flock to the city of lights to see the latest offerings from renowned fashion houses and cult labels including Chanel, Givenchy, Dior, and Dries Van Noten.  One thing that is sure to be on everyone minds is Balenciaga's upcoming Fall/Winter collection.  It will…

TOP TEN FASHION FILMS RIGHT NOW

The Fashion Film Network has released a list of the top ten fashion films right now, from a variety of global brands and independent film makers, don't miss out on viewing some incredible short film making dedicated to fashion. 1. Dior's Dior Sauvage directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino (1.20) This brand new Dior film stars Johnny Depp and is…

DEMNA GVASALIA ANNOUNCED AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF BALENCIAGA

Demna Gvasalia has been announced as Artistic Director of Cristóbal Balenciaga’s famed fashion house. After a star studded SS16 runway show Alexander Wang has taken his final bow at Balenciaga and handed the reins to Gvasalia who is best known as head designer behind cult Parisian streetwear/high-fashion melange, Vetements. His appointment seemed out of the blue to…

PARIS FASHION WEEK SS16! GET THE RUNWAY SCHEDULE

Both New York and London had their turn to show fashionistas and the media alike what they had to offer. Now it's Paris's turn. Paris Fashion Week will give Europe another nine days of high fashion beginning September 29th until October 7th. As Fashion Week always does, the 9-day event will feature many of the…

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