Rockstud Spike is Valentino’s new must have accessory

The Italian house’s new chapter has begun. Valentino has debuted its first product and accompanying campaign under the exclusive leadership of Pierpaolo Piccioli. The creative director was formerly one half of the maison’s design duo, but assumed full control after Maria Grazia Chiuri exited the house to replace Raf Simons at Dior in July and for this iconic moment in the house’s Piccioli tapped Terry Richardson for an inspiring collaboration. Read more

Bottega Veneta’s Tomas Maier honored by World Monuments Fund

On a Monday evening this last October the World Monuments Fund (WMF) held their 19th annual Hadrian Gala in the Grand Ballroom of New York’s famed Plaza hotel. The event honored both Tomas Maier, the longtime creative director of Bottega Veneta, and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation—which recently debuted a new Renzo Piano–designed cultural center in Athens. Read more

Small bags making it big this season

It bags are changing from season to season for a variety of reasons (and Instagram). This fall certain styles are more impressive and popular than others as women always try to get their  hands on the next big thing in carryalls.  So, for Fall 2016, do get ahead of the fashion pack and invest in the small accessories that matter and check these four styles of the next generation It bags that are already making it big in that bag world. 

Crafted from rich brown leather and adorned with large gold studs and a designer-engraved flip-lock fastening, Lanvin’s Jiji mini studded leather shoulder bag is surprisingly spacious as the light-blue faille interior is neatly divided into three compartments to keep your wallet, cell phone and cosmetics neatly organized. – Available at Luisa World Kolonaki, Luisa World Kifissia.

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The flourishing couture of Azzedine Alaïa is yours to own

Ever since he produced his first women’s ready-to-wear collection in 1980, Azzedine Alaïa shaped (or should we say reshaped) the fashion system. With his bodycon, curve hugging, silhouettes and his stunning way of structuring his forms, Tunisian born Alaïa conquered the fashion crowd and the media adored this “King of Cling”. But he was unlike any other. After all he likes to refer to himself as a “builder”, not a designer.
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Discover Stella McCartney’s realm

Born and raised in London and the English countryside, Stella McCartney graduated from Central St Martins in 1995 and ever since, she is a warrior of sustainable fashion. Ever since her first collection a signature style of sharp tailoring, natural confidence and sexy femininity was apparent in her first collection. After only two collections, back in 1997, Paul McCartney’s daughter was appointed the Creative Director of Chloe in Paris and enjoyed great success during her tenure.
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Plain plaid

Everyone adores it and fashion fell in love with plaid ages ago. Considering its current popularity, in part due to the hipsters who embraced it, and the fashion designers  who swear by it (Alexander McQueen et al), plaid is one of the most ubiquitous patterns in modern fashion. Plaid is so popular that you can. Read more

Four reasons why Francesco Russo is the designer your steps desire

“I wanted to make shoes that are like lingerie for your feet” says renowned designer Francesco Russo of his new A/W 2016 collection. Read more

Emilio Pucci’s new vision of femininity

The renowned Italian fashion house debuted its new Fall/Winter 2016 -17 campaign under the Creative Direction of Massimo Giorgetti, revealing the new vision of the Florentine Maison. “Past and future, elegance and metropolitan speed”.

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5 things to know about perfume by Frédéric Malle

With Frédéric Malle’s new Luisa World corner a must visit for the scent-sitive people of style, these are five things to know about the world of fragrance, as edited by the renowned man himself. “Eliminate all that is superfluous or merely decorative” is Malle’s credo. Read more

Valentino menswear goes casual

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli know how to differ. For this season Valentino for Men enters the casual zone with bold prints and a very easy-going attire to celebrate the essence of being a man who enjoys his urban lifestyle like a pro. From denim to colourful outerwear, these are our picks for a very easy Valentino moment. Jacket in army tie & dye print cotton with embroidered butterflies by Valentino, ‘Rockstud Untitled’ jeans with studs by Valentino, “Native Couture” wool blend jacquard scarf by Valentino Garavani, “Rockstud” sneaker in calf leather and suede by Valentino Garavani. – Available at Luisa World Kolonaki. Read more