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Maurizio Galante

Aug 11, 17 Maurizio Galante

A short talk with a famous French-Italian haute couture designer about fashion, design and theater. How did you become a designer? I started by studying the architecture at the university in Rome and at the same time I studied fashion at the Academy of Costume and Fashion. Two years later, I abandoned the architecture and...

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Georges Hobeika

Aug 03, 17 Georges Hobeika

1.       Could you tell us your fashion house story? How did you start? The story started with my mother who used to be a couturier in Beirut. I helped her in her fashion atelier before opening my own house. Architecture, which I studied, influenced my style. As well as the nature – another element the strong presence of...

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Galia Lahav

Jul 29, 17 Galia Lahav

A short interview with amazing Galia Lahav at the backstage of their Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2017/2018 show. 1.       You are coming from the tailor’s family. Could you tell us the brief story of your fashion house?   I was born in Belarus. My mother was a seamstress, thus I was growing in the fashion atmosphere. When...

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Rei Kawakubo

May 02, 17 Rei Kawakubo

On the eve of a major retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, [the exhibition ‘’Art of the In-Between’’ opens in New York on 4 May], we collected some facts which you might not yet know about one of the most radical and reclusive Comme des Garçons designer – Rei Kawakubo. 1.       Rei Kawakubo was born...

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Fall-Winter 2017 Trends (part 2)

Apr 25, 17 Fall-Winter 2017 Trends (part 2)

Writings on T-shirts and sweatshirts, so popular on New York and London catwalks of the past weeks, are considered by Parisian designers a passing trend. “Strong messages”, deliberately political or calling for inter-gender equality and the rights of various minorities, along with deconstructionism, gradually give way to...

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Fall-Winter 2017 Trends (part 1)

Apr 12, 17 Fall-Winter 2017 Trends (part 1)

While New York and London are experiencing a real boom of the new Deconstructivism wave, revived by Demna Gvasalia in the capital of world fashion a few seasons ago, Parisian couturiers, having played enough with the oversize, asymmetry and androgyny, are returning to more traditional canons of design. Traditional, but with an eye...

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Haute Couture Newcomers 2017

Nov 30, 16 Haute Couture Newcomers 2017

Six new names will appear in the official program of the upcoming Haute Couture week in Paris in January 2017. Some of them are not new to Parisian high fashion: since many seasons, they have been showing their collections “off the schedule” or presenting them at showrooms. Still it will be their first défilé as a...

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8 things to remember from SS2017 fashion week (part 2)

Nov 01, 16 8 things to remember from SS2017 fashion week (part 2)

5. The week in numbers. Fashion “week” in Paris for a long time does not fit into the calendar one. This year fall shows stretched to almost 9 days. There are in average 10 catwalks a day. They start at 10 am and run every hour until 9 pm. The average delay of the show start is half an hour (punctuality is not praised in...

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8 things to remember from SS2017 fashion week (part 1)

Oct 26, 16 8 things to remember from SS2017 fashion week (part 1)

1. Designer of the week. Maria Grazia Chiuri became the new creative director of the legendary Christian Dior. For this honorary assignment the Italian broke her duo with Pierpaolo Piccioli, leaving him alone to work at Valentino. The name of Chiuri will be listed in the history as the first woman to head the Fashion House from 30,...

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Valentino FW2016

Sep 01, 16 Valentino FW2016

Examining the looks from Valentino’s couture collection you immediately realize why the Renaissance was born in Italy. Where else on European soil in those days there was such a concentration of beauty, art and passion if not on the Apennine Peninsula? The outfits created by the Roman duo Pierpaolo Picciolo and Mary Grace Currie...

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