The creative director of Chanel - Karl Lagerfeld passed away
The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, was one of the industry's most prolific figures and worked up until his death.
The link between fashion and casinos – high fashion for high rollers
Casinos and high fashion have always had something in common – glitz, glamour and the allure of big money. There have been few occasions where this has been more apparent than in Karl Lagerfeld’s Summer 2015 show for the fashion house he’s creative director of: Chanel.
Gallery International Fashion Tradeshow
The list of new exhibitors includes bag label Anokhi (stocked by stores including BREUNINGER), authentic woollen sweaters by Fisherman out of Ireland, international fashion by Sarah Pacini (which has its own shops and shop-in-shops worldwide), minimalist scarves, hats and T-shirts by Nebo from Munich, handcrafted shirts by Edward Cooper and contemporary looks by Suncoo from Paris (via Feldges & Heidt). They are complementing the existing portfolio of brands which includes Add, Another Souvenir, D.A.T.E. Sneakers, Des Petit Hauts, Fabiani, Hannes Roether, Inuikii, Kaos, Lucky de Luca, Majestic Filatures, Luis Trenker, Parka London, Tom Kerk and Wool & Co.
Jon Kortajarena - Spanish male model and actor
Jon Kortajarena Redruello is born on 19th of May 1985. He is a Spanish model and actor. He has landed advertising campaigns for Just Cavalli, Versace, Giorgio Armani, Bally, Etro, Trussardi, Diesel, Mangano, Lagerfeld, Pepe Jeans but notably H&M, Zara, Guess and Tom Ford for his consecutive seasons with the brands. On 26 June 2009, Forbes ranked Jon Kortajarena 8th in The World's 10 Most Successful Male Models.
Brad Kroenig - at 36 years he is still one of the best models
The mid-west doesn’t play around when it comes to handsome men; born April 23, 1979 in the heart of St. Louis, Missouri, Brad Kroenig has been nothing less than a godsend.
Happy Birthday Celebrities: Karl Lagerfeld
Karl Otto Lagerfeld is born on 10th of September 1933. He is a German fashion designer, artist, and photographer based in Paris. He is the head designer and creative director of the fashion house Chanel as well as the Italian house Fendi and his own fashion label. Over the decades, he has collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects. He is well recognized around the world for his trademark white hair, black glasses, and high starched collars.
Pitti Uomo 90, visited by Karl Lagerfeld
Karl Lagerfeld appeared sensationally to open a retrospective exhibition and to receive the high award of Florence, Fiorino d'Oro. The exhibition KARL LAGERFELD_Visions of Fashion at the at the Palazzo Pitti, Florence, included more than 200 photos, following his career as a photographer.
Fendi Autumn/Winter 2016-2017 collection
Since its foundation, the house of Fendi has always been synonym of supreme tradition, experimentation and exclusivity, which continue to represent the brand’s raison d’être.
June 2016 - Pitti Uomo 90 highlights
The theme will be Pitti Lucky Numbers. This season Pitti Immagine is focusing on numbers: their aesthetics, graphics and symbolism both in and out of fashion.
Karl Lagerfeld Visions of Fashion at Pitti Uomo 90
A through-the-lens view of a great Master Celebrating the return of fashion to Palazzo Pitti and the opening of the three-year program dedicated to the culture of contemporary fashion.
I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman
The book (Released August 2013) documents the well-kept lives of 57 protagonists of contemporary dandyism from different cultures and societies, united by the beautiful and bold presentiment that dandy is not in the past, but differentiates in a full diversity the dandyism, making it his own signature.
Dandies through the centuries: Karl Lagerfeld
Karl Lagerfeld has reached a level of disturbing dandyism in the maturity of his fashion career. Weight loss and plastic surgery had to proclaim the convulsions of his fashion presence, but his mouth strongly reminded that of the elderly Coco Chanel, which resulted in a grimace over strictness and fashionable contempt.
Karl Lagerfeld - German fashion designer, photographer, publisher and film director
Karl Otto Lagerfeld was born on September 10, 1933 in Hamburg, Germany. He finished his secondary school at the Lyc?e Montaigne in Paris, where he majored in drawing and history and after winning the coats category in a design competition in 1955, he was hired as Pierre Balmain's assistant.
International Woolmark Prize Menswear final to be held at Pitti Uomo 89 in January 2016
Italian style will entwine with the finest Australian fibre when the International Woolmark Prize menswear final takes place as part of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence.
Celebrating Monogram with Louis Vuitton
For well over a century, the Louis Vuitton Monogram has captivated the imaginations of men and women from all walks of life. Emblazoned across handbags and trunks, from the treasures we carry to the treasures we keep, the iconic “LV” remains one of the most recognizable symbols in the world.
Fendi Resort 2016 collection
The Bird of paradise is the key motif of this mid-seasonal collection by the Italian fashion house and designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has been at Fendi for 50! years. He describes the pieces as 'pleasant aggressively' - soft but graphical. We would say that they are both sophisticated and comfortable - relaxed luxury.
Chanel Fall-Winter 2015/2016 Haute Couture Collection
An Art Deco-inspired casino – built from scratch in the main hall of the Grand Palais – set the stage for the Fall-Winter 2015/16 Haute Couture collection, replete with slot machines and roulette and blackjack tables manned by croupiers. Meandering through this chic Cercle Privé casino were a selection of handpicked guests, with Karl Lagerfeld adding to the excitement by inviting A-lister friends of the house (around 20 in total) to sit at tables in the casino’s center. Kristen Stewart led the way, followed by Julianne Moore, Geraldine Chaplin, Isabelle Huppert, Rita Ora, Stella Tennant, Lara Stone and Lily Collins. Joining them were Vanessa Paradis, accompanied by her daughter Lily-Rose Depp, Alice Dellal and Violette d'Urso.
Chanel Cruise 2015-2016 Collection
For the presentation of its Cruise 2015/16 collection, Chanel heads to the ultra futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) – the Zaha Hadid-designed exhibition and performance space – in Seoul, South Korea. Structured silhouettes in sweet, eye-popping hues effortlessly marry South Korean influences with Chanel hallmarks. The mood proves energetic with avant-garde leanings, as Karl Lagerfeld revisits local culture in a broad sense, from traditional dress (the hanbok) to sugary K-Pop aesthetics.
Cara Delevingne with sexy military look in the new Chanel campaign
World famous model Cara Delevingne is the face of the new Chanel campaign. The 22-year-old supermodel, who is part of a luxury fashion house's campaign not for the first time and is a regular on the catwalk for designer Karl Lagerdelf, has been given a retro military vision for the photo shoot.
Yes, 60s are back! Chanel Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection by Karl Lagerfeld
The extravagant workaholic Karl Lagerfeld presented his latest womenswear collection for the luxury fashion house Chanel yesterday (March 10, 2015) in France, during the Paris Fashion Week.
Karl Lagerfeld launches a childrenswear fashion line
World famous German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is about to launch a childrens' fashion line named after him, which will be available in Spring 2016.
Chanel Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection by Karl Lagerfeld
Today (January 27, 2015) during the Paris Fashion Week (January 25-29, 2015), German designer Karl Lagerfeld presented his Spring/Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection for Chanel fashion house.
Fendi Partners With Rihanna For Charity
Rihanna’s charitable ventures continue to grow as it was announced that Fendi has chosen to partner with her, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jourdan Dunn for a special initiative. According to Women’s Wear Daily (via Buro), Rihanna and the other celebrities will design special versions of the new 3Baguette handbag as well as a micro-baguette in celebration of Fendi’s new flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York.
Chanel's Spring/Summer 2015 campaign: the barefoot Gisele Bundchen
Gisele Bundchen poses barefoot in the new ad campaign for "Chanel".
34-year-old model, who became the face of the iconic fragrance Chanel №5 in May last year, taking the role of Brad Pitt, shot her second campaign for the brand. On the pictures she poses barefoot in front of some of the famous landmarks of Paris.
Chanel presented Spring/Summer 2015 during the Paris Fashion Week
"Make fashion, not war", "Feminism, not masochism" were the inscriptions on the posters of the models from the fashion show of fashion house 'Chanel'. The inspiration for this event came from the challenges that women face around the world every day.
Alexander Wang for H&M
Alexander Wang will be the next designer who will make a collection for H&M.
The young talent from New York, who is a creative director of Balenciaga,posted the news about the new partnership in Instagram . He will created clothes for men and women and many accessories.
FENDI Boutique opens in Munich
On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014, the luxury label FENDI, whose Creative Director is Karl Lagerfeld, will open its first boutique in Germany. The boutique is 365 square meters large and is located in Maximilianstraße 12-14 in a historical building from the 19th century. The hosts, Pietro Beccari (Chairman and CEO of FENDI), Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi will personally welcome the guests at the opening.
Chanel Fall/Winter 2014-2015
The fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has created a new collection for Chanel, to coincide with the opening of its new store in London.
Chanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014 collection
Minimalist staging set the tone for the Chanel Spring-Summer 2014 Haute Couture show. Beneath the domed glass ceiling of the Grand Palais, a stage consisting of glowing white walls and polished steel panels revealed a large staircase from which models emerged at the show’s opening. Within this nightclub atmosphere musician Sébastien Tellier, dressed in a blue and pink suit, was accompanied by a white-clad orchestra.
Karl Lagerfeld will open a boutique in London
The famous designer Karl Lagerfeld will open a huge boutique in London next year.
Chanel Spring-Summer 2014 collection by Karl Lagerfeld
'Chanel' fashion house constructed a gallery filled with 'art works' for the presentation of brand's Spring-Summer 2014 collection on October 1, 2013 during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France.
All of the custom-made art works referenced the codes of the fashion house - a quilted sumo wrestler, a robot made from bottles of 'Chanel No 5' and ladders made from the chain used on 2.55 bags.
Kremena Otashliyska in photosession of Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel
A few days ago 17-year-old Bulgarian top model Kremena Otashliyska took part in photosession of Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel. Kremi was part of Chanel Resort 2013 Fashion Show in Singapore and posed for lookbook of 'Diesel Black and White'. Kremena Otashliyska is the most popular Bulgarian top model ever - only for the last season she walked on the runway of 53 fashion shows for some of the most famous fashion houses in the world and had plenty of photoshoots for 'AnOther', 'Numero', 'V', 'W' , 'Vogue' and many other magazines.
Chanel Review at Paris Fashion Week 2013
There is no doubt that Chanel is the universal language when it comes to the world of luxury fashion. That was clearly shown at the presentation of Karl Lagerfeld’s Fall 2013 collection for the brand. Under the ornate glass ceiling of the Grand Palais, there was a gigantic, rotating globe with tiny Chanel flags planted wherever the brand is sold, which is pretty much everywhere except Africa, New Zealand and a few more places.
Chanel Resort 2012 collection presented in Cap d’Antibes
A couple of days ago, Chanel presented its Cruise collection, Resort 2012, at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes on the French Riviera and was nothing less than we would have expected from Karl Lagerfeld.
The designer booked possibly the most expensive hotel in the world for however many days it took to get the show on the runway and as we expected - it was glamorous.
Chanel presented the magnificent collection "Paris Byzantium"
Chanel presented it's new collection "Paris Byzantium". The show was held last night, in the ultimate setting of the Chanel maison mere, in a room specially decorated for this event; Ottoman style, with walls covered with copper sequins, benches with many cushions and low tables ornate with mosaics.
The Empress Theodora from the early 6th century was Lagerfeld's creative muse. "She was a former circus performer before she became Empress," says the designer, comparing her unusual destiny to Coco Chanel' who sang in cafes before she became the Empress of the fashion world.
Karl Lagerfeld presents Pirelli 2011 calendar in Moscow
The official world premiere of the 2011 edition of the world-famous Pirelli annual calendar took place in Moscow on Tuesday.
The official presentation of the new calendar "Pirelli" for 2011 was at Hotel Ritz in Moscow. The creator behind this year’s project is one of the world’s leading fashion designers, Karl Lagerfeld.
Karl Lagerfeld cancels Lagerfeld Paris show
Vogue UK reports that Karl Lagerfeld will not show a Lagerfeld collection at Paris Fashion Week in October.
The designer canceled his show and instead of showing on October 3, Lagerfeld will create a "masstige" ready-to-wear collection, aimed at a much wider audience that will be sold online. (Masstige products fall somewhere between mass and prestige products, naturally — so they're much more affordable than designer clothes but still of good quality).
Chanel presented new collection in Saint Tropez
Karl Lagerfeld presented in St. Tropez his new cruise collection for Chanel on a fashion show yesterday, to a crowd including Vanessa Paradis, Anna Mouglalis, Diane Kruger, Georgia May Jagger, Leigh Lezark and Andre Leon Talley.
This time the legendary fashion brand, known for its elegant and classic clothes, surprised everyone with an atypical collection for 2010-2011. The models were casual, designed for lovers of hot days and sea cruises.
Metropolitan Museum of Art opened "The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion" exhibition
he Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion, the spring 2009 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explores the reciprocal relationship between high fashion and evolving ideals of beauty, focusing on iconic fashion models in the latter half of the 20th century and their roles in projecting, and sometimes inspiring, the fashion of their respective eras. The exhibition is on view at the Metropolitan from May 6 through August 9, 2009.
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
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