Giorgio Armani – 85 years

One of the most famous designers of the planet Giorgio Armani celebrates his 85th birthday on July 11th. He was born in Piacenza, was preparing to become a doctor, served in the army, went from window designer in the Milan department store La Rinascente to assistant Nino Cerutti and stylist at the Houses of Ungaro and Ermenegildo Zegna. The first collection under his own name Armani showed when he was 40 years old. In honor of the birthday of the

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            Portraits of nature: a new collection of fine jewelry De Beers

The new collection of Portraits of Nature is represented by five thematic parries. However, wearing one set is definitely not required, but any object can be the beginning of your own jewelry collection. Each of them allows you to reveal the diversity of the color palette of diamonds. Greater Flamingos – all shades of pink and pale yellow, Monarch Butterflies – from fiery to light brown, Electric Cichlids – canary-yellow and white stones, Knysna Chameleon – the maximum wide palette

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            Without fear and reproach: an interview with Lucinda Chambers, former fashion-director of the British Vogue

Leaving British Vogue, stylist Lucinda Chambers found herself in a new role: she is building a clothing brand and is preparing to launch a digital platform. Viscose dress, cotton skirt, all – Colville; Cotton T-shirt, & Other Stories Lucinda Chambers never had big plans for the future. As a child, she believed that she had no special talents: she even dressed worse than her friends. The only award in school years Chambers received for a homemade Christmas card. In addition

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            6 main trends at the Paris Fashion Week

What does haute couture look like on the eve of a new decade? We answer this question by examining the main trends of the collections of the autumn-winter 2019/2020 season. With needles 15 High-class tailoring, chiseled fit and restraint of forms are the main characters of this season's couture collections. The show Alexandre Vauthier, Fendi and Armani Privé opened the perfect costumes in the style of Le Smoking, thus making it clear that similar images will dominate the catwalks. Many

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            Summer in the office: 15 overalls for every day

At the beginning of each warm season, employees of large companies receive recommendations regarding the office summer dress code. Among the basic wishes – closed shoulders, midi length, the lack of overly revealing neckline. To solve all these tasks in one fell swoop, but at the same time, overalls will help you to feel comfortable and beautiful. This season, fashion brands have presented a considerable number of them. Isabel Marant Resort 2020 The main plus of the jumpsuit is an

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            How was the International Young Designers Contest 2019

On July 8, an international contest of young designers of the International Young Designers Contest was held in Kiev for the second time, which was attended by designers from 10 European countries this year. The winner was a participant from Ukraine – Anastasia Padalka, the winner of the national competition of young fashion designers "Look into the Future" -2019. Anastasia Padalka Jury members, including IED-Istituto Europeo di Design professor Giovanni Ottonello, Vogue Italia contributor Riccardo Terzo, senior fashion editor of

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            Secrets of creating couture images of Christian Dior

Organza with leather weaving, feathers with green lacquer, play of light and shade, matte and shiny surfaces – experts at Jean-Pierre Ollier workshops discovered the secrets of creating the Christian Dior Couture collection for the autumn-winter 2019/2020 season. Christian Dior Couture Fall-Winter 2019/2020 In the new collection, Maria Grazia Curie, creative director of the French fashion house, turned to the works of writer Bernard Rudofs Are Clothes Modern ?, in which the author discusses whether the clothes should be fashionable

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            What you need to know about the summer capsule Jil Sander +

Creative directors Jil Sander Luke and Lucy Meyer introduced the new summer capsule Jil Sander +. Meyer quietly launched the Jil Sander + line in early 2019 as an addition to the main brand segment. “While working on the main collections, we felt that there was a real need for the things that we offer in the Plus line,” said Lucy. – The main line is really designed for life in the city, events, work. If you go on a

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            Heat in the city: Angelina Jolie in Paris

The closer the date of the premiere of "Maleficenta", a new film with Angelina Jolie, the more often the actress appears in front of annoying paparazzi. This time they surrounded her on a street in Paris and surprisingly many Jolie posed for them with pleasure for several minutes. She was dressed as always flawlessly. Angelina Jolie in Paris From the heat, which now covered the French capital, she escaped with the help of a striped sundress in the floor on

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            Ukrainian models at the Fashion Week

Ukrainian models are regular participants of the Paris Fashion Week. Moreover, some of them have already become favorites of specific designers and take part in their show from season to season. For example, Irina Kravchenko is not the first time to present the elegant images of Armani Prive, and Martha is one of the favorites of Claire Waite Keller, Givenchy creative director. Irina Kravchenko in the finals of the show Guo Pei Couture autumn-winter 2019/2020 This season, Ukrainian girls participated

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