Dive into Makoto Azuma’s gardens of life and death

Dive into Makoto Azuma’s gardens of life and death

Back in July 2014 Japanese botanical artist florist Makoto Azuma launched his stunning floral sculpture into the earth’s stratosphere for his Exobiotanica project. Today he dives into the ocean. Read more

Calvin Klein is Raf Simons’ Americana triumph

Calvin Klein is Raf Simons’ Americana triumph

Back in February the Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons made his debut at Calvin Klein during New York Fashion Week. Today 49-year-old Simons, the creative mind behind the label’s $8.4 billion Calvin Klein reboot, is capturing the fashionista’s attention with his avant-garde take of CK’s Americana heritage.
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Purple celebrates 25 years of groundbreaking fashion with Eva Herzigova in Saint Laurent

Back in 2016 Eva Hergizova, the acclaimed Czech top model was the star of Anthony Vaccarello’s label. Since then the designer has moved on, being Saint Laurent’s latest creative director. Their affair in front of the camera still continues.
Herzigova is the absolute muse for Saint Laurent in the editorial for Purple Magazine which features her stunning beauty in uber sexy and bold creations of the fashion house.
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Dries Van Noten from 1 to 100 in two stunning volumes of style

Dries Van Noten from 1 to 100 in two stunning volumes of style

This past March the Belgian designer presented his 100th collection bringing together his longtime muses on the runway including the likes of Amber Valletta, Carolyn Murphy and Malgosia Bella. This was obviously not the last celebration for the designer;s 100th creative adventures in fashion.

There are two books in total, the first volume will feature shows 1 to 50 while the second will cover shows 51 to100, both including more than 2000 photos which shed light on the label’s world, details of backstage shots and behind-the-scenes scenography details. A luxurious collection rich in content and comments, the books will be available from October 1. Read more

Julianne Moore is Franca Sozzani’s Award first recipient ever

Julianne Moore is Franca Sozzani’s Award first recipient ever

“With friends, we wanted to honor her legacy, her creative freedom and endless curiosity” said Sozzani’s son Francesco Carrozzini of the decision to launch Franca Sozzani Award.

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An ode to Tinos

An ode to Tinos

“Famous for Orthodox pilgrimages to the Church of Panagia Evangelistria in the main town of Chora, many travellers bypass Tinos, imagining it to be overrun with religious fanatics. In fact, just a few miles in either direction exposes the true nature of this enchanting and unique island: one of decorative dovecotes—remnants of the Venetians, decrepit windmills, and around 50 active villages. And the beaches. And the waves. And the food” writes Vogue’s Alison Beckner.
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How Alexander Vauthier redefines sensuality

How Alexander Vauthier redefines sensuality

Daring and sensual, Alexandre Vauthier, Parisian ESMOD graduate, made his way through Thierry Mugler and Jean-Paul Gaultier before launching his brand in 2008. For A-listers it was love at first sight.

Vauthier, one of the younger Parisian couturiers is breaking the chain of the fashion industry with sex and immaculate cuts. Regarded as one of the new wave of designers that define glamour today, Vauthier joined the design studio of Thierry Mugler soon after his graduation. Mugler supported him and taught him the thoroughness of the construction of the garment and Jean Paul Gaultier approved his craftsmanship.

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The Weeknd is Harper’s Bazaar iconic star for 2017

The Weeknd is Harper’s Bazaar iconic star for 2017

As everyone knows in the magazine world, the beginning of August signifies the biggest cover reveal of the year: the September issue. Harper’s Bazaar took a surprising take featuring The Weeknd and a series of A-list ladies and models for it’s latest Icons issue.

Alongside top models Adriana Lima and Irina Shayk the singer covers the magazine’s special Icons issue, which also features the likes of Miranda Lambert, Courtney Love, Karlie Kloss, Natasha Poly and Joan Smalls. In the accompanying editorial, the singer who wears Saint Laurent models alongside Candice Swanepoel and reveals his fashion inspirations.
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A toast to The Guardian’s beast beach bars Greece has to offer

A toast to The Guardian’s beast beach bars Greece has to offer

“Step out of the sea and straight into one of these drinking dens, many offering top-notch food and cocktails – plus a party atmosphere after sundown” writes The Guardian’s Rachel Howard who explored Greece’s best beach bars for this summer.
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Why everyone is obsessed with Vetements

Why everyone is obsessed with Vetements

Demna Gvasalia, the unexpected king of avant-garde fashion nowadays makes headlines in mysterious ways.

Having already trolled the corporate power with his menswear show for Balenciaga Gvasalia “took it one step further for his own line by sending out ‘real people’ with streetwise personalities on his catwalk” reports Vogue.

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