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The Fendi Fun Fur Coat for Spring/Summer 2018
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The Fendi Fun Fur Coat for Spring/Summer 2018

Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi presented a colorful collection in Milan, and a bold one at that! A special triangulation is immediately apparent: a fabric, organza; a motif, crossed stripes borrowed from tartan; and a tropical palette. The starting point for this Spring/Summer 2018 is Italian futurism, an artistic movement that seeks to depict...

The Floral Fur Dress by Fendi
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The Floral Fur Dress by Fendi

Within the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Fendi’s beauties took off on a recomposition of Debussy’s L’Après-midi d’un Faune. For this ‘Haute Fourrure’ Fall/Winter 2017 collection, Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi made the flower their favored motif. Often paired with summer ornamentation, the flower is transformed into a winter motif as Fendi crafts its petals out of...

The Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Burberry Trench Coat, Heir to British Sublime
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The Fall-Winter 2017-2018 Burberry Trench Coat, Heir to British Sublime

With a new calendar based on a see-now buy-now concept, Burberry unveiled its collection for Fall/Winter 2017-2018 at London Fashion Week. By anchoring his work in that of sculptor Henry Moore, Christopher Bailey introduced a collection with asymmetric accumulations of twirling frills in various fabrics alongside original and convoluted cuts. This perfect juxtaposition of contrasts proves...

Valentino Red
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Valentino Red

It was a lightning strike, an illumination, a revelation – an inspiration. Valentino Garavani was literally dazzled. “I had one of the biggest shocks of my life in Barcelona: as a student I was invited to the Barcelona Opera and, enthralled, I saw a woman with grey hair in one of the boxes, very beautiful,...

Tod’s and the Cape Bag in the countryside
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Tod’s and the Cape Bag in the countryside

New designer at Tod’s, Alessandra Facchinetti signs for next season a soft and graphic collection, tender and pop. His feats of arms, Alessandra Facchinetti can boast of having done them at Prada, alongside Muccia, before sharpening his silhouette at Gucci or Valentino. But at Tod’s, Alessandra Facchinetti seems to have found the natural harmony essential...

The Burberry Trench-Coat Spring/Summer 2014
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The Burberry Trench-Coat Spring/Summer 2014

“I think that the show reflects exactly what Burberry is: iconic and British, discrete and cool.” By dubbing his collection English Rose, Christopher Bailey is revisiting the legendary savoir-faire of Great Britain. By using Victorian lace, fabricated on machines from the era in Nottingham, and cashmere from Scotland, he colors his fabrics with powdered tones in...

The Trench-Coat Moves to Shanghai
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The Trench-Coat Moves to Shanghai

2009: Christopher Bailey sets out to reinstate the codes of English style in Thomas Burberry’s creations: a sense of contradiction, and opposites that attract. Then worn by the consecration of street style, the creative director introduced technology to tradition: the experience of a proverbial appropriation became the reason forThe Art of the Trench’s rhyme. When...