Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

The Wanderlust of the Rabari nomads

The Wanderlust of the Rabari nomads

While modern cameras and smartphones make it easy for many travellers to become digital diarists, the ability to tell genuine stories through photography remains an elusive skill. (more…)

Japanese fashion at the Barbican

Japanese fashion at the Barbican

For first time ever, a new exhibition at the Barbican centre will showcase Japan’s avant-garde approach to fashion.

Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion will display creations from well-known designers such as Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons and Issey Miyake, in a bid to explore the distinctive styles of Japanese clothing. (more…)

Effortless poolside glamour from Roksanda Ilincic

Effortless poolside glamour from Roksanda Ilincic

Roksanda Ilincic – The Serbian-born, London-based designer – whose catwalk designs are often reminiscent of Yves Saint Laurent’s work in the 70’s – has taken inspiration from East African Kai Tribes to produce her debut swimwear collection. (more…)

Best in show

Best in show

Not everyone spends Paris Fashion Week jostling for seats, teetering across the cobbles in vertiginous heels and perpetually battling a Champagne hangover. The chosen few get in without an invitation, and are adored by the iciest designers, fashion editors, models and celebs, no matter what they’re wearing. (more…)

Thierry Mugler hits the kitchen

Thierry Mugler hits the kitchen

Fashion it seems knows no boundaries, and the last few months has seen designers leave the catwalk for all kinds of interesting areas, turning their hands to interior design, launching fashion-branded hotels, and even creating evocative afternoon tea experiences. (more…)

Rub shoulders with the fashion elite

Rub shoulders with the fashion elite

The May Fair Hotel will be the official hotel of London Fashion Week for the third year running.

The stylish residence in Mayfair has announced this week that it will be the fashion world’s premier location when the event starts in September, playing host to top-name designers, fashion buyers and supermodels. (more…)

Be part of New York Fashion Week

Be part of New York Fashion Week

An exclusive package launched by The Carlyle hotel invites guests to become New York fashion insiders, lunching with designers, attending catwalk shows and even getting a rare glimpse of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s fashion archives. (more…)

Packages for the fashion pack in New York

Packages for the fashion pack in New York

As style-setters descend on the city for New York Fashion Week, appearance is everything – and it pays to stay at the coolest hotels. The clever people at Mandarin Oriental know this and are offering two new packages in celebration of the glamorous event. (more…)

The shows must go on

The shows must go on

The world’s supermodels, trendsetters and editors of the top glossies will descend upon the capital for a celebration of fashion every September.

During London Fashion Week (LFW), this year held 14-18 September, designers will unveil their Spring/Summer 2013 collection at locations all over the city, dictating next summer’s hottest trends, and will be watched by the industry’s elite. (more…)

In the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld

In the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld

We track the holiday hotspots and hotels around the world of fashion fabulosity Karl Lagerfeld, from Paris to Singapore. This is how to holiday in style…

Villa La Vigie, Monaco
This large, six-bedroom villa, an homage to the era when Lagerfeld was twice the man he is now, was restored and lived in by the designer in the 1990s. (more…)

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