Ian Schrager’s very public luxe hotel evolution

Forty years after redefining nightlife with the legendary New York City nightclub Studio 54, the hotelier and real estate developer Ian Schrager’s newest leisure vision is a case study to adore. Read more

Pitti Uomo 92: Germany on top with lots of immaculate street style

The 92nd edition of Pitti Uomo has ended with a huge, successful splash of colour. With more than 1,220 brands participating, the menswear trade show with a focus on high end and artisanal menswear has grown bigger than ever with mainstream luxury brands after the buyers and the fashion crowd.  Read more

Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing for Paris Opéra

Having already collaborated with numerous others (from L’Oreal Paris to the custom Yeezy x Balmain outfits) the renowned designer is bringing his designs to the stage of Paris Opéra in this French match made in heaven. Read more

CFDA Awards 2017: Franca, activism and immigrants rule

The Council of Fashion Designers of America held its annual CFDA Awards on Monday evening, celebrating the fashion industry’s top designers. The annual ceremony which highlights the best of American fashion was hosted by Seth Meyers with Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Armie Hammer, Jon Bon Jovi, Karen Elson, Amber Valletta and Alek Wek among the event’s presenters. Read more

David Hockney is Tate’s most visited exhibition ever

Tate Britain’s David Hockney retrospective has become the gallery’s most popular exhibition, seen by nearly half a million visitors reports the museum. Read more

Into the enchanting Hamish Bowles & Gucci elegy to Chatworth

“My first meeting with Laura Roundell, now the Countess of Burlington, did not pass without incident. I was the fashion director for Britain’s Harpers & Queen magazine and she a young model whose classic English-rose looks smote me” writes Hamish Bowles on the fashionable history of Chatsworth, the Duke of Devonshire’s storied house, for a historic exhibition and the Countess of lady of the house.

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Sofia Coppola is Steven Meisel’s latest muse

With his recent cover for W Magazine already a hit, renowned photographer Steven Meisel is working his magic on this month’s WSJ‘s June/July 2017 cover story with Cannes’ muse by the name Sofia Coppola. Read more

France’s latest fashion war wages on

“Exposing young people to normative and unrealistic images of bodies leads to a sense of self-depreciation and poor self-esteem that can impact health-related behavior,” Marisol Touraine, France’s Minister of Social Affairs and Health, said in an official statement that is destined to change the fashion book forever -at least in all things French. Read more

Saint Laurent slices the rules of Cannes in two

With a very familiar powerhouse of a First Lady who goes by the name Claire Underwood Robin Wright is attending this year’s iconic film festival. Not as a resident of a House of Cards but as a director of her first ever film. Proving her talent in being stunning Wright dressed for the red carpet occasion not according to the rules with a look Yves Saint Laurent would approve.  Read more

La Biennale: Greece’s Pavilion a must-see in Venice’s humane art fair

“Over the course of one week in May, hundreds of the world’s wealthiest people converge on Venice for a bacchanal of openings, parties, and receptions that revolve around the commencement of the 57th International Art Exhibition, an ostensibly not-for-profit art show that’s known colloquially as the Venice Biennale” reports Bloomberg on the art fair that makes or breaks an artist. Read more