In 1972, she was the first Japanese model to make it to the runway of the Paris collection. Straight black short bob hairstyle with buns and almond shaped eyes… She used her mysterious beauty of the East looks to conquer the fashion world’s top catwalks.
Archive for May, 2015
Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant, the two names responsible for the Coperni label have become the newly appointed artistic directors for Courrèges. The house of futuristic past seems to have got it spot on by recruiting two young talents of French couture.
After the debut in Japan, Paul Smith is opening their second junior boutique in Paris.
Athleisure is developing more and more amongst active wear brands providing something to wear after sport and one piece in particular seems to be very popular: the playsuit.
It’s a sort of Japanese patchwork with indigo shades and much muchmore… Boro gets its name from the term ‘tattered’. Bits of fabric were taken from old clothes and recovered by Japanese peasants in the 19th century in order to make clothes to be worn and used for generations. This is why we’re revisiting this ancient technique because of its enduring qualities that make it a symbolic alternative to today’s clothing over consumption
Embodies is an 8 minute video presented by the duo from workshop Impopulaire, Pia Bolognesi an Giulio Bursi at the request of Dries Van Noten. The result is somewhere between a short fashion film and a pre-Raphaelite painting by John Everett Millais.
The duo Barrere & Simon directed the last clip for Tahiti Boy & The Palmtree Family ‘All That You Are’. A meetup of Amish culture and African American ghettos where dance is a synonym for freedom in the face of oppression.
The growing popularity of beauty bloggers has shown us that cosmetics need to discussed and tested before being bought. This explains the results of the 2014 Experian survey: out of 6600 females, 15% have bought clothes online (over a period of 9 months) whereas only 5% have purchased cosmetics online. Luckily every problem has a solution and here’s a quick overview of a beauty panorama that is connected and editorialized.