Empire Building: Versace Milan Menswear Autumn/Winter 2014-15

Fashion and brands are practically synonymous, but Versace takes the concept of brand immersion to a whole new level in its Autum/Winter 2014-15 menswear collection. Models carry backpacks, plates and towels branded with the famous Medusa’s head, while the entrance … Continue reading

A Royal Return: Tom Ford London Womens Autumn/Winter 2014-15

By the designer’s own admission, Tom Ford’s collection last year was something of a maximalist approach, with loud colors, patterns and ethnics. The contrast to this season couldn’t be any clearer: the colors are stripped backed to be nearly monochrome, … Continue reading

Encouraging Exploration: Leonard Paris Womens Autumn/Winter 2014-15

French designer house Leonard is in the throes of change, with new creative director Yiqing Yin at the helm of its Autumn/Winter 2014-15 collection. Yin sees herself as providing a “new identity and vocabulary,” while simultaneously acknowledging the legacy of … Continue reading

A Love Letter to her Fans: Stella McCartney Paris Womens Autumn/Winter 2014-15

Stella McCartney is a name that even the man on the street will recognize. This is neither accident nor inherited fame: she has built up a impressive catalog of fashion over the years, and her Autumn/Winter 2014-15 collection is part … Continue reading

Key Fashion Moments: Alexander McQueen’s Most Extravagant Shows

Dramatic, fantastical, controversial: Alexander McQueen’s extravagant runway shows have been some of the most influential in the fashion industry since he first entered it in the early 1990s. Up until his death in 2010, McQueen was known not only for … Continue reading

Walking Art: Fred Sathal Paris Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 2014-15

After her self-imposed retirement from the fashion industry in 2006, designer Fred Sathal’s return to the world of fashion design was a highly anticipated one. Her haute couture collection for Autumn/Winter 2014-15, entitled “Journey Through the Folds of the Soul,” … Continue reading

Structured and Boyish: Ports 1961’s Paris Mens Spring/Summer 2015

Ports 1961, also known simply as Ports, brought a youthful but structured look to the Milan runway with its menswear collection for Spring/Summer 2015. Creative Director Fiona Cibani pulled her inspiration for these designs from the prolific work of Italian … Continue reading

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013 Retrospective

The classic 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was based around the themes Birds of Paradise, Snow Angels, British Invasion and Parisian Nights. Popular Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel, Doutzen Kroes, Lindsay Ellignson, Karlie Kloss, Behati Prinsloo … Continue reading

Lucy Hale for Hollister Autumn 2014

American lifestyle brand Hollister has collaborated with Pretty Little Liars actress Lucy Hale for its autumn 2014 collection, which is set to hit the shelves later this month. To the delight of her adoring fans, Hale made a personal appearance … Continue reading

Two Days One Night UK Film Premiere

The 10th anniversary of Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House opened with the premiere screening of Two Days One Night. The 2014 French-language film was directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, and stars Marion Cotillard and Fabrizio Rongione. It recounts … Continue reading