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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: CYRIL VERDAVAINNE ON CRAFTING COUTURE WITH A PERSONAL TOUCH

Cyril Verdavainne carved a niche in the American fashion landscape with the launch of his eponymous label, VERDAVAINNE, in 2018. With a rich history in the industry, Cyril was previously the right-hand designer for Carmen Marc Valvo, specializing in women's evening wear. The sudden closure of Valvo's company after 15 years prompted the French designer,…

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS FROM ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2021

Post-COVID pandemic era, we had no clue what to expect from this year's Miami Beach Art Basel, but what we witnessed was indeed a masterpiece. From Virgil Abloh's final runway show to Chanel's anniversary drone performance to signature cocktails at the Soho House, it was truly an epic week for all those who attended. For…

BALMAIN X CHANNEL 4 NEW DRAMA SERIES “FRACTURE” WITH JESSE JO STARK

On September 2nd, creative director for Balmain, Oliver Rousteing, released his new limited drama series, Fracture, created in partnership with Channel 4. This is Rousteing's first embark into the world of television, and he is doing so with a bang. By combining his love for fashion with the brooding element of drama television, he created…

LEGENDARY FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER RICHARD AVEDON’S WORK ARCHIVE TO BE PRESENTED IN LONDON

RICHARD AVEDON: PORTFOLIOS September 9 - November 13, 2019 Hamiltons Gallery 13 Carlos Place, London, W1K 2EU To mark Hamiltons Gallery being appointed an official representative of The Richard Avedon Foundation in the UK, Hamiltons will present Richard Avedon: Portfolios from September 9th to November 13th, 2019. Throughout his 60-year career, the photographer Richard Avedon created…

GET READY FOR KENZO X H&M THIS FALL

Updated July 26th - H&M has announced that their next designer collaboration will be with French fashion house, Kenzo. A short teaser video of the collection was released in May and this week, three photographs were debuted that feature colorful looks from the collection shown on Juliana Huxtable, Amy Sall, Ono Embombo, and Isamaya Ffrench.  Items are…

JUST DO IT WITH OLIVIER ROUSTEING’S NEW NIKE COLLABORATION

Olivier Rousteing must be superhuman because in between partying with mega-model sisters and designing for Balmain, H&M, and Yeezy he somehow managed to create a collection for Nike, which he of course announced on Instagram. Of the garments which were inspired by his love of soccer and the upcoming Euro 2016 tournament, Rousteing commented, "What…

BALMAIN SS16 TRADES IN SOCIAL MEDIA STARS FOR SUPERSTARS

Olivier Rousteing is usually surrounded by an army of the hottest stars of the social media generation but for Balmain’s SS16 campaign there is not a Jenner or Hadid in sight. The 30-year-old designer completely surprised the fashion world when he used Instagram to reveal the newest Balmain lookbook featuring the age-defying bodies of 90s supermodels,…

BALMAIN’S 2015 FALL CAMPAIGN IS A FAMILY AFFAIR

Balmain's 2015 fall ad campaign is officially a family affair, calling on all power sisters and duos for its new campaign. Balmain has always been known for its long list of celebrities such as Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, who have joined the brand's army. But this time the high end fashion label is looking to…

ELLA-PAIGE ON HER TRUE LOVE, STYLE, AND INSPIRATIONS – EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

“I really found my path when I was 12 or 13. That’s when I started teaching myself piano and developing my songwriting,” says Ella-Paige, aspiring musician and model, now 18-years-old. “I would describe my sound as 'Rhythmic Pop.' It has EDM, R&B, and Hip-Hop influences, but it’s also acoustic, because I love when music is…

CARA DELEVINGNE FOR BALMAIN F/W 2014

Balmain has traded Rihanna for Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dun as the faces for their brand. The two supermodels join the likes of Binx Walton, Ysaunny Brito, Issa Lish and Kayla Scott for Balmain's Fall/Winter 2014 ad campaign and the finished product is gorgeous. Balmain's creative director Olivier Rousteing collaborated with stylist and art director Katie Grand and photographer Mario Sorrenti to channel the label's safari-themed…

RIHANNA FOR MAC VIVA GLAM

Pop star extraordinaire Rihanna has started this New Year in a big way. First, she took a much-Instagrammed vacation with British model Cara Delevignge to Barbados, which she followed by hosting even more documented New Year’s Eve bash at Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club in Manhattan. And now, just days into 2014, the pop star announced that…

RIHANNA FOR BALMAIN SPRING SUMMER 2014

Rihanna is the new face of Balmain's Spring Summer 2014 Campaign photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. Her loose curls, tattoos and bad girl appeal is the perfect match for Balmain's new collection. “Dreams do come true…When the woman that inspires you wears your creations, your vision feels complete. Not compromising, fresh, modern,…

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