Why Gstaad’s beauty is more than exclusive

Why Gstaad’s beauty is more than exclusive

Many rich, very, ultra, Auber-rich people swear by Gstaad’s official motto. “Come up and slow down”. With stunning mountains at the bottom of a perfect Alpine valley this German-speaking canton of Bern, is a haven for the elite for a reason.

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Givenchy’s Rottweiler capsule collection won’t bite

Givenchy’s Rottweiler capsule collection won’t bite

Since becoming Artistic Director for Givenchy men’s in 2009, Riccardo Tisci has showcased pieces with urban masculinity and sensual elegance.

Iconic prints have been a constant fixture in all collections, always reworked as part of the modern street Givenchy men’s wardrobe making the label a street-style scene stealer. 

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All hail the Belgian master Dries Van Noten’s style revolution

All hail the Belgian master Dries Van Noten's style revolution

We usually don’t brag about our labels, we do appreciate each one of them for the quality and allure they serve with respect to fashion, yet, we are super excited to announce that LuisaWorld is entering the art-like world of one of fashion’s masters. 

Dries Van Noten’s collections are a pack of art infused style. Van Noten’s Spring 2017 collection was a ground breaking success -“the fashion world was replete with details pulled from the work of visual artists… impressionistic flower arrangements splattered across many of Van Noten’s silk dresses.… a cold, frozen spring for Van Noten, but one that promises to melt away” reviews W’s Katherine Cusumano”

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Hail the elaborated yet effortless elegance of Jackie Kennedy Onassis

New York Times hailed Jackie Kennedy Onassis as the first “Instagram First Lady” because long before social media announced their icons, Jackie Kennedy Onassis was a true style-charmer.

“All the talk over what I wear and how I fix my hair has amused and puzzled me” Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis wrote in Campaign Wife the syndicated weekly newspaper column she wrote during John F. Kennedy’s 1960 campaign” reports NYT. “What does my hair have to do with my husband’s ability to be president?” she wondered. With the event of Pablo Larraín’s movie on “Jackie” we remember her fashion sense in full grace. 

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Smile, Hug, Love and other 2017 Stories

Smile, Hug, Love and other 2017 Stories

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“An old year ends, and takes with it people and sorrows and joys and memories, and a new one is on it way” wrote renowned writer Neil Gaiman on his Calendar of Tales.

Sharing his greetings each and every year, Gaiman did share with us a newer version of his inspirational quotes. Just a couple of years ago the British writer wrote about an opportunity to shape our world.  Read more

Where to travel next? Conde Nast Traveller’s editors on 2017’s holiday agenda 

2016 is old news, 2017 is the new new and that’s not the end of the story -or the end of the world. In fact let travelling be your new year’s resolution and book your flights to all the places Conde Nast Traveller approves.

From our very own Athens (this “modern arts capital” du jour) through the vast Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia to the Highlands in tartan (aka Scotland) the magazine’s people in the know share with us their must holiday destinations for a year that is almost, well, booked. Pick your flight. 

Scandinavia’s Countryside: Norway, Finland, Sweden

“There’s little cooler than a Scandinavian capital—we see you, Stockholm, Oslo, and Helsinki. Yet if 2016 was the year for biking down city streets and lounging in design hotels, 2017 is all about adventuring into the countryside. Try a 100-mile Swedish road trip from Gothenburg to the border with Norway, or skip Sweden and tackle Norway via fjord (the best way, in our opinion). Finland? Swap nightlife for nature with a five-step process meant to transform each visitor into a new person. If that doesn’t speak to the spirit of the new year, we don’t know what does”

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Dive into David Hockney’s insanely big splash

David Hockney has created his “definitive visual autobiography”. That’s what the renowned artist called the 500-page, oversized tome, A Bigger Book.
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Franca Sozzani. Always remembered, greatly missed.

Franca Sozzani. Always remembered, greatly missed.

“Franca and I began our careers as editors in chief at around the same time, but that didn’t automatically admit us to some exclusive club where all Vogue editors are BFFs; in fact, I think for the first few years we just circled each other, quietly” wrote Anna Wintour on the sad news of Franca Sozzani’s death.

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The unretouched, raw female power of Pirelli stuns

For the second year in a row the famous Pirelli Calendar takes a break from the sultry pin-ups of the past. The 2016 calendar, shot by Annie Leibovitz featured accomplished women like Serena Williams, Yao Chen, Patti Smith, Yoko Ono and a stripped-down Amy Schumer. This year’s calendar sees stars without make-up taking centre stage.

12 greenery travel destinations which Pantone would approve 

The global authority of colour, Pantone, has revealed its predicted shade for 2017 and it’s a colour of hope. Greenery, a vibrant hue that is certainly a few steps up from last year’s winners, Rose Quartz and Serenity is a shade go good vibes. Among the colours adopted by the anti-war and civil rights movements of the 60s and 70s, greenery “is about hope and the environment and peace”. The Pantone Colour Institute announced its choice of the shade Pantone 15-0343 (generally called “greenery”) earlier this month and as Pantone predicts it is expected to appear prominently in fashion, products, design and life CNN Money reports.

The Palouse, Washington and Idaho

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