Archive for October, 2016

Variation Media Art Fair

As part of Paris Contemporary Art Week, as well as Digital Week, the gallery in the Cité Internationale des Arts held a variation media art fair from October 18 – 23.

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Les Filles en Rouje

A play on words, the label Rouje, a French brand launched by Jeanne Damas a few months ago, returns on the scene with a new 70s inspired winter collection, beautifully photographed on Parisian streets and in an artist’s workshop.

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Kalita

A fairly recent label, Kalita was founded and launched eleven months ago by Australian Raechel Temily and Londoner Kalita Al Swaidi. At the time, Raechel was living in Bali and so Kalita went to visit her to start planning the brand.

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Dries Van Noten at Paris Fashion Week

Dries Van Noten never fails to influence a whole generation of designers, and his show this season was as mind-blowing as always. After his Dandy Women, delicate and feminine in masculine forms, he dresses her in feminine pajamas with a signaletic blue.

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Paris Fashion Week: Chanel S/S17

Karl Lagerfeld created his first ready-to-wear collection for Chanel in 1984, and has since then managed to continue to honour the famous Coco’s work while at the same time giving the clothes his own personal touch. Even today his Spring/Summer 2017 ready-to-wear collection for the house succeeded in demonstrating a simple and classically Chanel look, but with a modern, up-to-date twist.

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Coral, the definition of minimalism according to LIA GONÇALVES

The Portuguese jewellery designer Lia Gonçalves develops a minimalist aesthetic as she creates handmade jewellery. Her new collection, made out of coral, gives out a mysterious charm and is a balance between the lightness of the chains and the rings, and the somewhat raw aspect of the coral, reworked in gold decoration or in metal.

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Tranoï Women’s – Ethnic Sturdiness

During Paris Fashion Week, we returned to the last edition of the Tranoi Women’s trade show. We took a look at colourful clothes collections, military cottons, and mercerised jewellery. We noticed ethnic trends reasserted in almost everything, merging arts and crafts, as highly desirable as the want for items of clothing full of history, sturdy pieces that are ready to endure our time and its trends.

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