The Couture shows in Paris are on, so lets dream away shall we? Raf Simons modernises couture at Christian Dior!
As for Nicholas Ghesquiere’s first campaign for Louis Vuitton he took onboard no less than three iconic photographers, Juergen Teller, Bruce Weber and Annie Leibovitz. The campaign features cool beauties like Charlotte Gainsbourg, Freja Beha, Liya Kedebe and Jean Cambell and some of fall’s most sought after items, stay tuned.
NY based Swedish blogger Elin Kling and partner, Karl Lindman, are the creators behind the new luxury leisure brand Toteme. Their first collection includes ready-to-wear pieces that embodies the above synonyms along with effortless, breezy, sporty-chic, with great price points, and we love that don’t we. You can find a selection here as we speak, yum!
French-Italian designer Giambattista Valli, will be launching a new more playful line at Milan Fashion Week in September called Giamba.
“All my friends call me Giamba, and the moniker reflects the spirit of this new project. It’s another side of the same coin, another collection that runs in parallel with the designer brand, one completing the other,” Valli told WWD. “There is also a playful, underground and sexy side in me and in my designs that you will see in the Giamba line. I’ve been thinking about it for a while and waited for the right time, and now it’s matured. I am really very happy.”
With his rock’n’roll visions, Hedi Slimane has tapped 67-year-old iconic singer and actress for the latest Saint Laurent’s Music Project. If there’s someone who has lived through the upside and downside of rock’n’roll life it’s gotta be Miss Faithfull, does this man know how to pick his faces or what.
Celine delivers another refined collection pre-fall 2014, and though we’ve seen the chunky turtle knits and similar looks before, Phoebe Philo as usual, manages to update even the most basics items. As for inspiration and style notes to take, style with a knitted sweater, pleated skirts, wide legged trousers, wear socks in them pointy shoes and focus on earrings and ethnic necklaces, I’m in!
Yesterday I had a close up look on the anticipated Kate Moss collection for Topshop, and hello there Mossy frills, sequins and feathers. To me the standout pieces that I bet will sell out quickly, were some of the black evening dresses, luxury for a little less and extremely flattering. You’ll find the whole collection in stores worldwide right now and online exclusively here and here.
Jil Sander left her eponymous label for the 3′rd time back in October for what is said to be personal reasons. After replacing Raf Simons 8 years long success at the helmet of the brand in 2012, Jil Sander’s return turned into a very short-lived affair. Appointed new creative director of the brand now is Italian designer Rodolfo Paglialunga, who formerly worked at Prada and Vionnet, will be showcasing his first collection for Jil Sander in September 2014.