Luxury goes green

How is it possible to reconcile two worlds seemingly so far: luxury and sustainable development? Is there any possibility for a “green “future for luxury? This theme is the subject of an important discussion over the last few years…and the emerging evolution deserves special attention.  Last September, the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI) in collaboration with Eco-Age, with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE), the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) and the patronage of the municipality of Milan,

Chanel: Paris-Hamburg

Every year, at the beginning of December, the house Chanel invites us to a different destination in order to present its fashion show Chanel and the fine arts. This time, the choice fell on the hometown of the Artistic Director Karl Lagerfeld, Hambourg, in Germany. Wedsneday December 6, it’s the famous architectural jewel of the Elbe Philarmonic or Elbphilarmonie, conceived by Jacques Herzog et Pierre de Meuron, that hosted the traditional fashion show created in order to enhance the craftsmanship of the embroiderers Maison Lesage and Atelier Montex,

The magic of Hermès

The house of Hermès throws a fabulous surprise for us for these Christmas festivities: the Grand Palais has been holding a magnificent free exhibition from November 8th to December 3rd, Hermès à tire-d’aile. A proper tribute to the talented designer of the windows of Hermès from 1978 to 2013, the Tunisian Leïla Menchari, by reconstructing eight of the iconic windows of the flagship store at the 24, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. The journey that is waiting for us in the rooms of the famous Parisian monument is simply extraordinary:

Christmas windows at Printemps

Christmas is coming and, like every year, the Parisian department stores are preparing nice surprises for their windows. Tuesday, November 7, Printemps Haussmann has called a godmother of exception for the launch ceremony of Christmas festivities, the actress and ambassador of the brand Fendi Nicole Kidman, who cut the ribbon in front of the main entrance in Boulevard Haussmann with Paolo de Cesare, the Printemps CEO. 

From London with love

While I was in London, last weekend, I had the chance to discover new sources of inspiration for my blog and to dive into English fashion. During my strolls down to Oxford Street and Bond Street, next to the big names such as Jimmy Choo or Manolo Blahnik, there was an accessories brand that had immediately drawn my attention: Anya Hindmarch. And this style is not so easily overlooked. Anya Hindmarch is an English designer and founder of her eponymous brand.

Claudia Schiffer for Aquazzura

Parisian Fashion Week is over since more than ten days but it does not cease to draw our attention. On September 28, the party for the launching of the capsule collection Claudia Schiffer X Aquazzura has taken place in the sumptuous setting of the Hôtel d’Évreux located at 19, Place Vendôme. For this occasion, a sneak-peek of eight models of shoes were carefully displayed in a room decorated with clouds – a wink to the top model’s nickname, Cloudy – with the attendance of the German top model,

Le petit prince of fashion

Fifteen years after the closure of the fashion house Yves Saint Laurent and a few weeks after the death of his partner and philanthropist Pierre Bergé, Paris pays tribute to one of the most famous couturiers of the Twentieth century, “le petit prince” of fashion. Tuesday, October the 3rd, the project of the first museum dedicated to a fashion designer, the Musée Yves Saint Laurent, was finally launched. The hotel particulier of the avenue Marceau that had hosted the fashion house until its acquisition by François Pinault in 2002

The Chloé woman

This week, the Parisian Fashion Week it’s the occasion to talk about one of my favourite French brands, Chloé. Yesterday, Thursday September 27th, the Chloé house has opened its doors of 28 rue de la Baume, in the 8th district, to welcome the Fashion show of the SS18 collection, the first one of Natasha Ramsay-Levi, the new Artistic Director who has been nominated last march. A very eagerly awaited collection for the young designer who was trained at the school of Nicolas Ghesquière,

The 84th edition of the international exhibition dedicated to the world of footwear The MICAM (Mostra Internazionale Calzature Accessori Macchinari) took place in Milan in the Fiera Milano from 17th to 20th September. 1441, 799 of which were Italian and 644 international, were the exhibitors who participated in this tradeshow that is for sure the leader among the other exhibitions in this field worldwide. A living and flourishing exhibition that represents the highest expression of creativity and quality

La Famiglia Rive Gauche

Welcome to Italy! The Bon Marche celebrates the beauty of the Peninsula with its exhibition from September the 6th to October the 22th. This year, the most chic Parisian department store has chosen the Italian country as guest of honour. From Fashion to beauty, from design to gastronomy, all the delights of the Boot are gathered under the Dome of the rue de Sèvres. On this occasion, the young sculptor Edoardo Tresoldi has imagined two monumental mesh and steel domes that are suspended under the glazed ceilings of the store.