Claude and Jacques Arpels made frequent voyages to India, where they numbered maharajas and princesses among their clients. Of these, none was more extravagant than the Maharani of Baroda.
Nicknamed “The Indian Wallis Simpson”, the Maharani of Bar... READ MORE
'KENZO FOREVER, NO?' is the exhibition launched by Carol and Humberto at the Villa Noailles during the 29th International Festival of Hyères and presents twelve Kenzo looks beamed from the distant and recent past.
Arranged in themed pairs and animat... READ MORE
“Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty,” the record-breaking show held at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2011, is headed to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
It will be the first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to ... READ MORE
Marking the opening of its new Fendi flagship in London on May 1st, the Rome-based luxury company is launching a charity project in collaboration with a roster of high-profile women including artist Tracey Emin; actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Naomie H... READ MORE
In the latest chapter in his ongoing relationship with the Paris National Opera, Christian Lacroix has designed the costumes for “Le Palais de Cristal,” a ballet by George Balanchine first created in 1947, which is being reprised in May, says WWD. Fo... READ MORE
Christian Dior is celebrating its visual heritage with an exhibition called “The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior.” The show, scheduled to run from May 3rd through September 21st at the Christian Dior Museum in Granville, France, will d... READ MORE
Bulgari has pledged to invest $2 million into restoring Rome's famous Spanish Steps. The project, slated to begin in 2015, will work to restore the iconic Italian landmark after Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi asked for private investors to help ... READ MORE
Japanese designer Issey Miyake will showcase his creations as part of “Gathering: from domestic craft to contemporary process,” an exhibition of contemporary designers curated by trend forecaster Li Edelkoort that will go on show at the Design Museum... READ MORE
Jil Sander celebrated its Jil Bag with an exhibition at the company’s flagship store in Milan. Organized in collaboration with the Italian edition of Flair magazine, the exhibition, called “An artistic interpretation of artisanal excellence,” collect... READ MORE
Ann Demeulemeester, who dispatched a hand-written letter last November to reveal her exit from fashion, is now working on a book. The hardcover Rizzoli tome, written by the Belgian designer and with an introduction by musician Patti Smith, is due out... READ MORE
Giorgio Armani renews his bond with cinema through a project involving six prestigious international film schools. Each team created a short film capturing the distinct beauty of their metropolis using the Frames of Life eyewear collection as a ‘filt... READ MORE
The Gucci Museo in Florence is aiming to reach a global online audience. A new website, GucciMuseo.com, has now launchd and is translated into eight languages. It is divided into three sections: The Archive, Gucci and the Arts, and The Museo. Social ... READ MORE