Hal Rubenstein and his marvellous eccentrics in print

Hal Rubenstein and his marvellous eccentrics in print

A journalist, restaurant critic, designer, philanthropist and author of five books Hal Rubenstein invites us to the world with inhabitants living the fashion.

Published in collaboration with Dallas-based Forty Five Ten, The Eccentrics features exclusive interviews with such icons as Iris Apfel, Edward Bess and Dita Von Teese. 

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Bottega Veneta’s American Gigolo revival is yours to hold

Aptly named “The Lauren 1980” in honour of the actress and model Lauren Hutton who is the latest muse of Bottega Veneta, the Italian house brought a fine accessory to life straight from the sleek and glamorous eighties.

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Dries Van Noten’s 100 show, a celebration of ageless beauty

Dries Van Noten’s 100 show, a celebration of ageless beauty

Age diversity is not an issue any more and Dries Van Noten’s brilliant 100th show is the undeniable proof.
Dries Van Noten celebrated its 100th show during Paris Fashion Week by casting only women who had walked in the brand’s show before, as a tribute to models of then and now.
Amber Valletta, Nadja Auermann, Carolyn Murphy, Trish Goff, Kirsten Owen, Kristina de Coninck, and Michele Hicks, all over 40, were stunning dressed to look like themselves, with a little help from makeup and over accessorizing.
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Margherita Missoni’s guide to London

“Family is a safe place” said Margherita Missoni which in her case is also the Missoni fashion empire, started by her grandparents Ottavio and Rosita as a workshop in a village outside Milan in 1953.
With heritage like that, Margherita Missoni eventually became a designer herself. Here she is sharing her London insights for Evening Standard. Read more

Up close and personal with Bottega Veneta’s Tomas Maier

“Bottega Veneta’s creative director Tomas Maier has found the sweet spot between credible fashion and casual, wearable clothes – tripling revenue to make it Kering’s second largest luxury brand, after Gucci” reports Financial Times’ Charlie Porter.  Read more

Haute tastes uncomplicated. Tree Michelin stars to Yannick Alléno’s Courchevel cuisine

Haute tastes uncomplicated. Tree Michelin stars to Yannick Alléno’s Courchevel cuisine

Courchevel is not only a playground for the international jet set and the glitterati. A shrine for gourmands the French winter destination has one of the biggest per-capita concentrations of (Michelin) stars.

The last in a series of awarded masters of taste, is Yannick Alléno, the chef behind several restaurants including his three-star Parisian flagship at Pavillon Ledoyen. Alléno was the only chef to be awarded a third star for his restaurant 1947 at the Cheval Blanc Hotel in Courchevel ski resort, bringing the total of three-star restaurants to 27.

Frédéric Malle’s essence of a perfect weekend 

The renowned perfumer sure knows to make the best out of his daily life. In a recent interview with the Financial Times Frédéric Malle is inviting us to a perfect weekend in Biarritz and the essence of good living.  Read more

Bottega Veneta & the art of photography

Bottega Veneta and the art of photography

On it’s everlasting love with arts prominent Bottega Veneta announces its partnership with The Shanghai Centre of Photography (SCoP), one of the most prestigious photography institutes in China, starting in January 2017.

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Nick Waplington glorifies Gucci’s Cruise 2017 collection

Nick Waplington glorifies Gucci’s Cruise 2017 collection

Released in a limited edition of 2,000, Blind for Love presents inspirational and backstage photographs by noted British artist Nick Waplington documenting the Gucci Cruise 2017 collection runway show, which was held in one of London’s most historic landmarks, the Cloisters in Westminster Abbey.

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Brunello Cucinelli’s neo-romanticism is knitted of cashmere 

Brunello Cucinelli’s neo-romanticism is knitted of cashmere 

Brunello Cucinelli’s feminine cashmere is the Emperor of cashmere, ever since the 80s. Back then, at 25 years old Cucinelli had an innovative vision for dyed cashmere rather than the prevalent neutral shades and he began his business in a small workshop. Today the company represents the pinnacle of Italian luxury and for this this king of the precious cashmere is adored for his luxurious materials and classic colour palette.

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