Pitti Uomo is confirmed as a global crossroads for trends, new ideas and the launches of innovative men's fashion and lifestyle projects 30,000 visitors in total and over 18,500 buyers from 100 foreign countries for an edition dominated by tremendous energy and optimism in a difficult year for international trade. Good performances and growth for some important markets like France, Turkey, Hong Kong, Belgium and Russia; a slight drop in numbers for China, Germany, Spain, Japan and in Italian buyers.
All eyes were on the Rock of Monaco for the legendary Formula 1 Grand Prix this weekend, and on the iconic TAG Heuer timepiece celebrating its 50th anniversary in the Principality. In honour of this milestone, it was announced that throughout the year, five creations will be successively revealed, inspired by the different decades from 1969 to 2019, and paying tribute to timeless design, enduring innovation and a style icon now more contemporary than ever.
Everyone, unfortunately, experiences stress in their lives to a certain degree. This is not always a bad thing, because a life without stress would be a boring one devoid of risks and without rewards. Stress pushes you to meet goals and expectations, and is an element of most exciting occurrences in your life, but too much of anything is not good for you.
If you've heard the brand name "100 Thieves" mentioned a lot more over the last few weeks and don't have a single clue what anyone is talking about, then fear not. This California-based esports organisation and lifestyle/apparel brand has risen in stature recently which is why it has been mentioned all over the place.
It’s true that many people who lose weight regain it soon after. Such sudden changes can be very dangerous for one’s health and generally not good for the overall weight loss effort. If you want to lose excess pounds and keep them off, you need to change your lifestyle and stick to the new healthy habits. The good news is that this is also the most effective and enjoyable way to lose weight in the first place. Weight Loss and Regain: Why Does It Happen and What Does It Mean for You?
SCABAL has sponsored the industry project for the 2nd year bespoke tailoring students at London college of Fashion
In 1971, SCABAL commissioned Salvador Dali to create a set of paintings inspired by his vision of menswear in the year 2000. The result was 12 unique images of future fashion that are some of the artist’s most interesting creations. These paintings and the thought behind them inspired the theme of the industry project – to create a future facing garment that shows how lifestyle, social change and culture could impact the aesthetics of dress between 2018 and 2038.
Many people think it would be unfathomable for a man to carry a bag. This couldn’t be further from the truth. There are tons of men who carry a bag each and every day. Doing so makes their life so much easier. After all, they have to carry a lot of documents and other items to work. How would they be able to lug these items around, if it weren’t for their hand bag? Just remember that some men’s hand bags are better than others. Within this guide, you’re going to learn about the best of the best.
Made With Respect joined 1% for the Planet, pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on the environment.
Lanificio Europa creates collections that are backed by passion, commitment and expertise in textiles. Specialized artisans and skilled technicians uphold 50 years of tradition and professionalism, reinforced by Tuscan culture and heritage. Established in Prato in 1966, Europa specializes in the production of cotton stretch fabrics including; super stretch for casual and sportswear, embroidered and printed, denim, yarn dyes (check and stripes), and superior jacquards. All 100% made in Italy, using fully transparent and traceable production processes to guarantee ethical and responsible production, certified by Eurocontrol.
Stress is a part of life that most of us would rather live without. With our hectic lives and increasingly demanding social calendars, it is necessary that we learn to reduce the effects of stress on our lives before it builds up, becoming toxic to mind, body, and spirit. While things like food, drink, and physical activity are essential to the creation of a healthy lifestyle, there are remedies that we need at times to correct mental and physical imbalances.
During the Hulu 18 Presentation at the newly-named Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, executives took the stage to reveal the company’s rapid growth, announce multiple original programming and exclusive acquisition deals that expand Hulu’s content offering, and unveil new product and measurement innovations that will bring the future of television to the advertising business.
Hosting an inspiring, carefully edited international line-up of contemporary menswear and selected womenswear across apparel, footwear, accessories and lifestyle product over two floors at The Old Truman Brewery, London.
On Monday, April 16th Cartier celebrated the launch of the Santos de Cartier watch to convey the bold and fearless spirit of the Maison at its Cartier Legendary Thrill party hosted by Cyrille Vigneron, CEO of Cartier International and Francois Marc- Sastre, Managing Director of Cartier South East Europe. Guests were entertained by International DJ Martin Solveig.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ermenegildo Zegna’s entrance into the ready-to-wear business, the luxury Italian brand will host a dedicated exhibition at its historic Casa Zegna in Trivero, Italy, where Ermenegildo Zegna opened the Zegna wool mill in 1910.
From Pitti Uomo 94, Revolver Copenhagen Int. Fashion Trade Show will be presenting “Scandinavian Manifesto”, a new space with curated emerging and established Scandinavian brands.
On Thursday, March 22nd, C.L.A.S.S., with support from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), hosted an intimate gathering of fashion’s industry leaders, educators, designers and members of the press to celebrate An Evening of Smart Innovation. The event was beautifully orchestrated by Ginger Design, an exceptional team of Italian creatives, filmmakers, food and textile designers as a way to create a unique immersive experience telling the story of C.L.A.S.S.’ visionary journey. Thus, providing guests with an awareness and chance to embrace knowledge related to four key areas that set new standards for fashion vital to C.L.A.S.S.’ business philosophy: Heritage, Smart Innovation, Circular Economy and Design Responsibility.
Among the biggest investments that a person will make in their lifetime is a home, which is why it is so important to cover all of the bases before you buy. There are a number of things that will need to be done before purchasing a home, but none are as important has having a building and pest inspection done. In order to make sure that these inspections are done properly, you will need to hire on a professional that has experience. Here are a few of the many advantages that come with having these types of inspections done.
A new industry agreement for the prevention of microplastic release from synthetic textiles washing was officially launched today and endorsed by the European Commission.
MANGO announces the international launch of its new line of male fragrances, Fragrance Department, which includes three offerings, each one inspired by a different lifestyle.The three fragrances, and their simple and modern packaging design, are aimed at the fashion-conscious, masculine, contemporary and elegant male.
This is the world’s most important platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men’s fashion. Created in 1972 Pitti Uomo is held in Florence twice a year.
BVLGARI celebrated the homecoming of the two stolen masterpieces of Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. BVLGARI contributed the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Guardia di Finanza to return the masterpieces almost fifteen years after their theft from Naples (Italy) to the museum in Amsterdam. Especially for BVLGARI invitees the paintings, View of the Sea at Scheveningen and Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen were displayed at the Van Gogh Museum
The winners of the Leading Culture Destinations Awards, “The Oscars for Museums,” were announced tonight at the brand new Trafalgar St. James hotel, with London’s Design Museum achieving top prize of The Leading Culture Destination 2017 overall winner.
Cooking for your kids is never an easy task because you have to make something tasty so they will eat it, but also something that is healthy. You can’t feed them potato chips and Oreos for dinner, so you have to push for the equally healthy and delicious alternative. While you think of actual meals you can prepare, there is something that you can change in your cooking habits which will allow the entire process to be a lot healthier. Start providing healthier food by cooking with coconut oil. Of course, there are tons of great tips on how to use coconut oil, but one of the most popular uses of this substance is in the kitchen.
Palazzina, 5 stars boutique hotel designed by Philippe Starck, after being acquired from the Relegance holding last year, goes back to being the most exclusive location of Venice during the 74th International Film Festival. Once again this year Palazzina is hosting the most glamour nights, becoming the favourite social gathering of celebrities and influencers.
For the most important national fashion and lifestyle event, the company from Tuscany - world leader in the manufacturing of high-end creative yarns for knitwear with unique products – has once again renewed its inexhaustible research vocation, which has always been its hallmark. On June 28th, at Sala Riunioni Area Monumentale (1st floor), Filpucci is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the press conference: “Fifty years of Filpucci - History tells the future”, with talks by Raffaello Napoleone, Managing Director of Pitti Immagine, Leandro Gualtieri, Filpucci President and founder, and Federico Gualtieri, Filpucci Vice President
The Swiss watchmaking company IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the opening of its second German boutique with an exclusive event this evening. Around 200 specially invited guests flocked to the magnificent, recently renovated building at Residenzstrabe 13, close to Munich’s opera house. Guests included well-known IWC brand ambassadors and celebrities such as actors Elyas M’Barek, Moritz Bleibtreu and Thomas Heinze. To mark the occasion, IWC is unveiling the special-edition Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition “Boutique Munich” (Ref.IW371217). Limited to 250 watches, this exclusive timepiece will initially only be available for purchase at the Munich boutique.
At its dedicated stand, Moet Hennessy will offer tastings from a selection of its famous products at four different bars: - Champagne: Moet & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot and Ruinart - Estates & Wines: Newton, Cloudy Bay, Cape Mentelle, Terrazas de Los Andes and Numanthia - Chandon: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, California, China and India - Spirits: Hennessy, Glenmorangie, Ardbeg and Belvedere. World-renown for the quality of its products, the group’s Maisons will display their expertise and craftsmanship in sharing share their exceptional wines and spirits at Vinexpo, the leading international event in this domaine.
Have you decided it’s finally time to give up smoking? Great! Are you having a hard time actually committing yourself to that plan? Are you always in your “just this last cigarette” phase? If all this sounds familiar it means that you are a normal human being and you are finding it very hard to give up smoking even if you really want to. That doesn’t mean that it can’t be done. Often times it’s just a matter of getting the right incentives. Different things impact different people in different ways so the reason why your friend gave up smoking effectively for instance might not be strong enough for you to do the same. Whether it’s the nicotine patch or arizona medical marijuana from supurb.com, anything that helps you get rid of nicotine in the long run is definitely worth looking into. Hopefully, some of these less known advantages of quitting smoking will help you get on the right path.
Persol, one of the most important eyewear brands in the world, celebrated its 100th anniversary with an exclusive party in Cannes last night during Cannes Film Festival, in partnership with amfAR, one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy.
Life energy and the stunning beauty of flowers have provided inspiration for BOOM, PITTI BLOOMS, the leading theme of the summer trade shows. New creative ideas that blossom just like flowers: improbable, effervescent and ironic.
The second leg of the Maserati 2017 global Polo Tour, held at the Desert Palm Polo Club from 11 - 17 March 2017, concluded with Team Abu Dhabi winning the Maserati Dubai Polo Trophy by an outstanding score of 7 to 4 over Team AES International.
Moet Hennessy has reaffirmed its commitment as the Official Wine and Spirits Partner of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, celebrating the third annual amfAR Gala Hong Kong last night at Shaw Studios with over 600 prestigious guests.
Porsche Design and Dezer Development Announce Grand Opening of first-of-its-kind Porsche Design Tower Miami
The Porsche Design Tower Miami, one of the world’s most highly-anticipated luxury high rise developments, has come to life, creating an unmistakable architectural and engineering masterpiece. Gil Dezer, president of Dezer Development, and Jan Becker, CEO of Porsche Design Group will commemorate the Grand Opening of the first-of-its-kind Porsche Design Tower with an exclusive event held on Saturday, March 18 in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.
On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the watch icon Reverso, the cosmopolitan, athlete and pop artist Prince Hubertus zu Hohenlohe presents two new Reverso models. Designed with an eye for the exceptional, his motifs decorate the reverse side of the legendary watch with its swivel case.
Tommy Hilfiger announces the global launch of Tommy Hilfiger’s memoir, American Dreamer, which chronicles his life and career in becoming one of the world’s most renowned fashion designers and will be on sale beginning tomorrow. From his beginnings as an eager entrepreneur in Elmira, New York, to founding his namesake brand and building international growth, the memoir shares Hilfiger’s most genuine and moving recollections.
Huey Lam isn’t just another fashion name, it’s a label that represents the people who wear it. From the fitting, design, and cutting, it’s the customer that makes the final decision. The Huey Lam brand represents the individuality of each and every man, not mass produced fashion.
Porsche Design and KEF, an originator of British high-fidelity sound, have collaborated to develop a trio of Hi-Fi systems embodying the refined style of Porsche Design and the peerless sound of KEF. GRAVITY ONE, MOTION ONE and SPACE ONE offer the most demanding consumers a new level of design and audio performance.
A basket-ball court, cheerleaders, popcorn vendors, breakdancing mascots, the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and infamous rapper Busta Rhymes all packed into a 3-D mapping experience set the pace for Philipp Plein’s sports-driven, unconventional and high-geared Spring/Summer 2017 men’s collection.
For the second year running, the Jeep® brand is Partner of the third Italian edition of the annual Celebrity Fight Night, one of the major charity events in the world, which is taking place in Tuscany until September 13.
ZACHARY PRELL launched at wholesale in Spring 2009, amidst the most daunting economic climate in decades. Unfazed, Zachary traveled extensively across the U.S. for the past two years, working alongside sales teams at partner stores to train, motivate and share knowledge. In what has become a tradition, shirt styles were named in honor of family, friends, advisors and colleagues to thank them for their show of support. Zachary loved personalizing the collection and the surprise that came along with celebrating these recipients. The IRVING, named after Zachary's grandfather, was the brand's very first shirt and sold out during the inaugural season.
Michael Clement is a freelance photographer with over fifteen years experience in the field. He specialise in people and portraits and his shoots have included such names as Angelina Jolie, Adele, Duffy, Chrissie Hynde, Jeff Goldblum and Andy Serkis. He have an established client list that covers both editorial and advertorial media including the BBC, Q Magazine, Uncut, Atlantic Records, Sotheby's, Toyota and colour news supplements such as The Telegraph, Sunday Times, The Independent and The Guardian.
Italian entrepreneur and millionaire Gianluca Vacchi, who recently gained fame showing his luxurious lifestyle, perfect body shape, beautiful model-wife and hot dances, is the winner in Most Stylish Men August 2016 - Category Business.
Today we continue our overview of the Italian millionaire Gianluca Vacchi's wardrobe, full of stylish, elegant, eye-catching, colorful pieces, appropriate for a wide range of occasions as well as a dandy lifestyle.
Today we'll take a look at the wardrobe of the Italian millionaire Gianluca Vacchi (Born on August 5, 1967 in Bologna, Italy). He is an entrepreneur and financier and serves as a President at SEA Societ? Europea Autocaravan S.p.A.
True to his innovative vision, Stefano Ricci foresees the future with the presentation of the SR Junior Fall/Winter 2016-17 line, which completes the Men’s authentic lifestyle range. This collection is a meaningful correlative of the designer’s attention for the new generations: dressing our children in safe, hand-tailored, exclusive garments is his pleasure and ambition.
Nina studied photography at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and started her career as a Makeup Artist for the movie industry (in productions like The Rock, Con Air, Black Night, The Muse and Friends) and lifestyle magazines (like Vogue, Elle, GQ and Life).
Bespoke craftsmanship encapsulates everything that Jeff Banks hold precious in the design world. Expert, precision tailoring, that sensational feel of the finest quality cloth, delicate stitching and the intricate detail of individual buttons and monogramming - all delivered with an unsurpassable service reminiscent of a more traditional era...
French luxury car brand Bugatti and LuisaViaRoma, one of the biggest international concept stores, have just signed an exclusive collaboration deal. From June 2016 and for the next two years, the Ettore Bugatti collection will be available to local and international clientèle both in the LuisaViaRoma store and on the Luisaviaroma.com website. LuisaViaRoma becomes the first place in Italy where shoppers can buy the clothing and accessories ranges of the Ettore Bugatti Collection, a lifestyle brand extension born in 2013 reflecting the spirit of the supercar firm.
In the world of sickness and sedentary, experts found the key of health of the body and soul. It is called FOLKNETIKA - a 10-minute everyday team building - aerobics at the work place - a dance, based on the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo (traditional folklore dance) - without choreography or stage attire, without learning complicated steps from the authentic dances - just pure joy of dancing.
'The Blue of Monte Carlo' was the Tuesday night motto when French luxury automobile brand Bugatti celebrated its lifestyle collections in the Principality of Monaco. An exclusive evening, hosted by Bugatti in partnership with Monaco Luxury group, was held at the Fairmont hotel, which saw as invitees Bugatti owners and their guests.
Australian Born Chinese – Karen Woo is a savant creative talent who is fast becoming one of Melbourne’s sought after street style, lifestyle and fashion photographer.
Sunglasses are synonymous with celebrity, so it was only right that the best of British talent turned out last night to celebrate the launch of the world’s first whisky sunglasses, crafted from Glenmorangie Original casks.
You made your choice - here are the winners of the different subcategories of the Business category of the Most Stylish Men 2016 contest.
The Festina Group introduces the actor Gerard Butler as the new brand ambassador for the famous Festina watch brand. ‘Time to Live’ is the title of the new campaign where the actor allows access for 24 hours to his personal life. The campaign shares with the world some intimate moments in the life of Gerard Butler; at work, playing sport, relaxing, all moments where we see his passion for life. His international profile, professionalism, versatility and accessibility make Gerard Butler the perfect image for Festina. He also shares some of the campaign scenes with Denny Méndez, actress and former Miss Italy.
Euro Club was inspired by the revolution of the old world repression and the new world revolution in Prague. The second most beautiful city in all of Europe, to France, Prague is the perfect combination of refinement and sophistication.
From 19 to 21 January 2016 Panorama Berlin will present a contemporary and relevant selection of women's and men's collections, shoes, accessories and lifestyle articles by market leading brands. Panorama Berlin is the biggest fair in Europe with over 650 exhibitors.
As you know, Mark Vanderloo is one of the most famous male models in the world. He was born in Waddinxveen, the Netherlands, in 1968 and has been the primary model for Hugo Boss black-and-white print ads and billboards since 2005. One of Mark's most recent works is for the Ettore Bugatti Fall-Winter 2015/2016 advertising campaign and lookbook.
It is not a secret that sedentary lifestyle is extremely harmful to humans - not only for their bodies but also for the emotional and mental health. Researches show that sitting at your desk all day long, increases mortality with 20% in males and 40% in females and every year 500,000 Europeans and 1.9 million people worldwide die from sedentary.
Well, we all know that British actor Charlie Hunnam looks more than well - he is young, talented and has a charming smile. But maybe we don't know enough about his way to the Big Screen and what made him who he is now. Let's take a look...
A premium collection of adidas training pieces, inspired by adidas' heritage, a set of 32 standards central to the German brand's DNA. adidas Standard 19 states simply: "Functionality, fit, weight, aesthetics, and quality make an adidas product." Following this proclamation, adidas reinvents contemporary sportswear for fast-paced, city-centric lifestyles—valuing engineered design, subtle details, and the finest breakthrough fabrics. The result is adidas Standard 19.
Ralph Lauren Corporation’s (NYSE: RL) innovative PoloTech™ smartshirt, a seamless blend of sleek, modern style with real-time biometric technology, makes its retail debut on August 27. Ralph Lauren continues to lead the fashion industry in wearable technology with the launch of this groundbreaking fitness shirt and the simultaneous introduction of a game-changing, adaptive workout app that uses detailed data to tailor individualized training for maximum results.
The heat of diamonds, authentic flames of white and yellow gold. Energy, expression, splendor, and great significance. Fire as origin and myth, as creative power. Magnificent jewels designed by company's master goldsmiths that isolate fire, its heat, within small works of art. This is Origen. An avant-garde style with a vintage finish for powerful and sinuous shapes full of strength, culminating in the brilliance of amethysts and prasiolites.
The summer edition of Modefabriek 2015 ( 12 - 13 July 2015) was held in Amsterdam as usual. More than ever before, the internationally popular Modefabriek is mobilising knowledge, tools and inspiration to innovate the fashion industry, particularly retail.
Embracing simplicity in silhouette, fabric and color, Carolina Herrera's Resort 2015 Collection defines feminine luxury in its most pure form. Inspired by the lifestyle of a global woman, this season lends itself to easy dressing in the spirit of understated elegance.
April 7-8, 2015 at California Market Center - LA Men's Market is a men's trade event - focusing exclusively on the Summer and Holiday seasons - and presenting the best menswear brands in Action Sports, Contemporary, Lifestyle, Streetwear and Footwear.
PUMA and Global Cultural icon Rihanna, announced a new multi-year partnership, kicking off in January 2015. Rihanna will become PUMA’s global ambassador for Women’s Training and serve as the PUMA Women’s Creative Director, bringing her styling sensibilities and innovation to PUMA’s collections. Embodying everything that PUMA stands for, Rihanna’s unstoppable spirit, creative energy and prowess both on and off the stage, make her the perfect representation of the PUMA brand.
After the presentation of Kristo by Richmart coats collection, Bulgarian hip-hop singer Kristo, continues his work on innovative projects. In the beginning of the month he presented his latest song 'Fast life' - a hip-hop track in combination with traditional Bulgarian dances.
Sinterama is European leader in the production of coloured polyester threads and yarns, born in 1968 in Biella (Italy). In over 40 years of development, Sinterama has built important partnerships with its clients, offering the most innovative solutions, investing in product research and giving collaboration and service the utmost attention. In line quality control, the automation of processes and the flexibility of production systems represent some of the company’s points of excellence and ensure the highest quality and production standards. At present, Sinterama produces a vast range or products able to satisfy any requirement for fabrics for automotive, furnishing, clothing and technical end uses.
The luxury lifestyle brand Ralph Lauren is unveiling the high-performance, fashion-forward Polo Tech shirt on opening day of the US Open.
The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt features sensors knitted into the core of the product to read biological and physiological information. The compression shirt also has a sleek look in black with a signature yellow Polo Player logo. The second-skin fit enhances comfort and agility.
Today, Campari® is officially unveiling Penelope Cruz as the star of the 2013 Campari Calendar, which will be captured by Paris-based fashion photographer, Kristian Schuller. The beautiful Spanish Oscar winning actress takes the lead in the 2013 edition making her the 14th star to feature in the world renowned Calendar.
Penelope, who was the first Spanish actress in history to receive an Academy Award, is following in the footsteps of some of the world's most elegant women who have adorned the pages of previous Campari Calendars, including, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes, Jessica Alba and Milla Jovovich.
Alessandra Ambrosio gave birth to a son just two days after a party for the upcoming birth, Brazilian media reported.
The Brazilian beauty became the mother of a boy who will be named Noah. She gave birth on May 7th, at the clinic Santa Helena in Florianópolis, South Brazil. The newborn is the second child of Ambrosio by her fiance, businessman Dzheymis Mazur, father of her three year old daughter Anya.
Taking the stage at the 2012 MusiCares benefit gala, honoring Paul McCartney, in Los Angeles, California, a stunning Katy Perry was seen wearing the maxi ring in white gold with diamonds and rock crystal from Gardenias, one of the company’s most romantic collections.
Meanwhile, fashion icon Olivia Palermo selected the leopard pendant in yellow gold and diamonds from Bestiario, one of the boldest and most creative collections from Carrera y Carrera, for a New York premiere.
Gisele Bundchen, Forbes' top earning model for the seventh year in a row, is Givenchy's new face. She has stolen the coveted French label from the supermodel Mariacarla Boscono.
Gisele stars alongside two male models - Chris Moore and Simone Nobili in "a love story between a surfer and a mermaid" in a gothic, beach-set spread.
The popular actress Katie Holmes, wife of the legendary Tom Cruise proved that she can dress stylish. She wore a sheer polkadot Holmes & Yang dress and impressed everyone at the New York premiere of Tom Cruise's 4th Mission Impossible movie.
The 33-year-old actress told Elle magazine: "We (her and Queen Vic Beckham) go to the same events, and we'll call each other to ask, 'What color are you wearing?' I'm always interested in what she's liking for the season."
A woman wanting to see the height of hair fashion only needs to look to awards shows and special events where celebrities pay thousands of dollars for a single haircut. The updo styles that dominate these affairs are true works of art and often set the standard of fashion for years to come. While most women will not be able to cough up the high price to get the same updo creations from the top name stylists, using these ambitious looks as a starting base can help a woman develop a specialized updo look for any special event.
Beyonce Knowles is the most stylish future mum, according to a poll at the British site Josoblu.co.uk
The singer, who is expecting her first child from her husband Jay-Z is on the top of the fashion poll among buyers, who had to answer the question which celebrity hides best her belly and whose pregnancy style they want to copy.
The new shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti tell an underground story, create an extremely poetic abstraction, invent new rhythmical "jazzy" steps, play on underground, but most of all, invent a new happy decadence. It is a new form of Symbolism, of abstract representations as it was in visual arts from 1885 to 1910. Symbolism was about avoiding objectivity in favour of the subjective, of ambiguous and powerful symbols. Primitive.
Among the artists associated in the Movement there were: Odilon Redon, Gustave Moreau, Gustav Klimt, Fernand Khnopff... The new shoes addiction is, in that sense, a very modern identification, plus an accent of happiness, of constant play, with a form of exaggerated culture. To play with the colors, with the shapes, to be amused by the abstraction. The new memory is the wake-up, the transformation of a woman who lives the 70's with a constant poetic license. The real memories are a part of the graphics, prints, volumes, but especially colors. All these elements are re-studied, re-formulated and exude a light mood less intrusive, more subdued... After all, this woman aims to be comfortable, at ease and to move with a "contemporary step".
The gardens of the Villa Aurelia, built by Cardinal Farnese in the heart of Rome, were chosen by Cartier as the perfect place to unveil its new High Jewellery collection, Sortilège de Cartier.
The collection has been conceived both as a tribute to femininity and a journey in jewellery deep into the world of perfume, allowing Cartier to explore new creative horizons.
The unique villa with its 17th-century architecture and wonderful gardens made a worthy setting for a truly rare experience as this collection wafted its evocative magic on the air.
Guests wound their way through a maze of plants to reach the Orangery where a spectacular selection of high jewellery pieces was on display, honouring the talents and expertise of Cartier's artistic crafts.
Regular drinking of coffee keeps women healthy and beautiful and helps them live longer.
Women who drink more than a cup of the caffeine fix can lower their risk of having a stroke by 25%, shows research.
Those with no coffee intake, however, are more likely to suffer from the condition.
The 41-year-old Jennifer Lopez has just been named as the new face of the TOUS Spring 2011 ad campaign.
In its effort to continue to evolve into an international powerhouse, Barcelona-based jewelry brand will touch people around the world with the new face of their advertising campaign. "We are absolutely delighted to have the iconic Jennifer Lopez be the face of TOUS' Spring campaign," declares Rosa Tous.
Actor Aaron Johnson has been named Britain's best dressed man by GQ magazine, taking over from last year's winner Robert Pattinson.
The Twilight actor beat fashion stalwarts including David Beckham and Tom Ford. Johnson was placed in fourth spot in the latest rundown by the British style bible, while the big surprise in the poll was Victoria and David Beckham's eight-year-old son son Romeo - who was placed 26th in the chart.
Penelope Cruz, who is eight months pregnant, don't even think to give up the small pleasures in life.
She's just a few weeks away from giving birth - but despite sporting a huge bump, the 36-year-old Spanish actress still managed to look incredibly stylish as she shopped for clothes in Los Angeles. Penelope kept her growing baby bump covered in a camel-colored coat, combined with black trousers and stylish trilby.
English actress Carey Mulligan was named the best dressed woman of the year by Harper's Bazaar magazine.
The 25-year-old Oscar-nominated has been admired for her style since she shot to fame in "An Education", and wowed fashion experts at the Oscars when she wore a stunning black Prada gown covered in hundreds of jewels.
According to the magazine, her unique fashion sense has put her a cut above other style icons including Victoria Beckham, who has her own fashion line, and supermodels Kate Moss and Yasmin Le Bon.
Nadia, the girlfriend of the pop-folk idol Konstantin, chose her wedding dress by top designer Sofia Borisova. The celebrity couple is having a big wedding in September 17 in Plovdiv. Before they know each other, the future bride is a fan of designer’s dresses. Konstantin is familiar with Sofia for more than 10 years.
Nadia’s wedding dress is from the latest collection of ROMANTIKA FASHION – Luxus. The dress is ivory colored, and the fabric is silk. On the waist of the blue-eyed beauty will shine and sparkle one belt encrusted with 100 Swarovski stones.
TV star Tyra Banks has come under fire for promoting unrealistic thin bodies in commercials for her hit modeling reality show America’s Next Top Model.
The contestant, who was with a shockingly thin waist and proudly boasted that she has the “smallest waist in the world”, was praised by Banks. The TV show star came under fire from bloggers after the clip featuring the 19-year-old model Ann, that shows Banks tell the judges...
Actress Halle Berry was crowned as the sexiest mother in Hollywood.
44-years-old Halle is mother of two years old Nahla (baby with ex-partner Gabriel Aubry).
Meanwhile, Kate Beckinsale, 37, who was the mother of Ava was in the next sequence. In fourth place there are wives Cash Warren, Jessica Alba, 29, who welcomed the birth of her daughter, Honor, about two years ago. While the fifth position is occupied by a Hispanic-blooded actress, Salma HayekSalma Hayek, 40, who has a daughter named Valentina from her husband, Francois-Henri Pinault.
Super model Kate Moss has hired an exorcist to clear her London home from the "evil spirits". The model believes that her home is haunted and has called in a medium to deal with the problem.
The model, who lives in North London with her boyfriend Jamie Hins and 7-year-old daughter Lila Grace, has hired a medium to clear the bad energy, that haunts the property over the past few months.
The scandalous black dress of Princess Diana has been sold at auction for $276,000.
Diana was a style icon before she was even a princess. Many of her most famous looks were sold at auction, including a black gown once dubbed "scandalous".
The taffeta black dress, designer by David and Elizabeth Emanuel was named too sexy for its strapless cleavage-baring neckline. Moreover, the black color was to be worn by royals exclusively at funerals.
De GRISOGONO makes the stars of the Cannes Film Festival sparkle
The "Crazy Chic" evening organised by the prestigious watchmaking and jewellery brand, de GRISOGONO, took place on Tuesday 18 May 2010 at the Eden Roc Hotel on Cap d'Antibes, an exclusive location on the Côte d’Azur, and was a true showcase for the stars of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.
Apparently the hats Lady Gaga has been wearing lately haven’t been strange enough for her, so she’s decided she wants to start designing her own hats. How to start doing that? By learning to create her headwear under milliner Philip Treacy.
The singer has applied for an internship with Treacy after the two worked together on several headpieces. He designed Lady Gaga’s lobster hat, as well as her famous telephone-shaped hat.
Gucci announced that Creative Director Frida Giannini and Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter co-hosted the Vanity Fair/Gucci party on May 15 in Cannes. An intimate dinner at the Hotel du Cap was followed by a party to celebrate Martin Scorsese and the 20 year anniversary of The Film Foundation.
The following guests wore Gucci:
Marc Anthony wore a Gucci navy notch lapel tuxedo with black satin trim, white dress shirt, black satin tie and black lace up loafers.
Recently the normal view was Paris Hilton or Britney spears walking with Chihuahua puppies, peeking out from their designer bags.
However, this “living fashion accessory” gave place to another hairy pet – the ferrets. Inspired by the famous owners of ferrets as Paris Hilton, Madonna and the wife of Jonathan Ross – Jane Goldman, ordinary Brit women also replaced their favourite Chihuahuas and Yorkshire Terriers with the cute creatures.
Montblanc Launches Signature for Good "Children's Wishes for Children" - A nationwide holiday initiative to benefit UNICEF
Montblanc is inviting children and families around USA to join its efforts to spread words of peace and hope for the holiday season, raising funds for UNICEF in the process. When visiting one of the participating Montblanc boutiques, children will be asked to draw or write a special wish for a child in need on a uniquely designed silver wish ornament.
The wishes will be displayed on garlands in the boutiques for all to read and enjoy. Each ornament can be purchased for a $1 donation to UNICEF, with Montblanc matching the total dollar generated from this activity.
Women spend average 16
months of their life crying. During the first year they cry three hours a day
when they need their diapers to be changed or when they need food or entertainment.
Between the first and third year the girls cry up to two hours and five minutes a day when they are tired, when they fall down or don't receive what they want. At teen age the girls cry average two hours and thirteen minutes a week mainly because of hormones, quarrels with friends or parents or because they were dumped by their boyfriend. The survey among 300 women was made by the site www.TheBabyWebsite.com.
The British designer - who refuses to use animal hides in her designs
- is determined to persuade the 23-year-old actress to ditch any clothes containing
A source told Britain's Daily Mail newspaper: "Stella is concerned that Lindsay is going overboard with her use of leather.
"Lindsay wears a lot of Stella's designs and she doesn't want to be associated with such a high-profile star who insists on wearing animal products.'
The PLAYLIFE collection draws on various sources, from pure sport to the latest fashions, to create a casual-sophisticated, sporty, chic mixture of easily matched pieces with a wealth of stunning details. The two main themes, Mountain Canada and Active College, offer styles for her and him.