Dan Thawley

Jami Morse Heidegger’s Skincare Grail

June 11, 2015

Crowned Retrouvé (the French expression for ‘found again’), Jami Morse Heidegger’s new skincare range, is a veritable ‘haute couture’ line of premium creams originally developed with her husband Klaus Heidegger for their friends and family.

Genesis P-Orridge preaches her #Agender dream

April 1, 2015

Agender, the temporary, androgynous capsule of London’s Selfridges, is stripping a whole host of designer labels of their boy/girl associations.

A Georgian journey at Ulyana Sergeenko Haute Couture

January 28, 2015

The fairytale clothes of Muscovite designer Ulyana Sergeenko have stolen Mother Russia’s heart.

Tilda Swinton Wears Your Sleeve on Her Heart

November 25, 2014

Following this year’s inauguration of the Musée Galliera’s new Vogue Paris Fund, an Alaïa retrospective, and an exhibition of ’50s couture, French fashion curator Olivier Saillard now unveils “Cloakroom-Vestiaire Obligatoire,” a performance piece starring Tilda Swinton.

London Showcases the Best of Bernstein

August 6, 2014

Richard Bernstein’s painted, sliced, and stenciled celebrity designs graced the covers of over a decade’s worth of Interview Magazine issues from 1972 into the mid-’80s.

Westward Leaning

July 15, 2014

To Robert Denning and Karlygash Burkitbayeva, sunglasses are more than just a statement of cool.

Anna – Karin Karlsson

July 15, 2014

“I was a go-go dancer, a waitress—I took loads of different jobs,” recalls 38-year-old Swedish designer Anna-Karin Karlsson, whose move to London at the age of 19 set her on the unplanned path to eyewear design after landing a job at the venerable optician E.B. Meyrowitz on Old Bond Street.


July 15, 2014

In 2009, when he couldn’t find a pair of glasses that he liked, Daniel Silberman designed his own and had them made in Italy.


July 15, 2014

As a former model and fashion editor, Anna Laub was able to draw on her background in trend forecasting when launching her Prism line of luxury eyewear in 2009.

Louis Vuitton’s Monte Carlo Cruise

May 19, 2014

Closing the grand trilogy of Parisian extravagance for the cruise 2015 season-between-seasons, Nicolas Ghesquière showed his first ever Cruise collection for the house of Louis Vuitton in Monte Carlo, the Mediterranean jewel of the Monegasque crown.

In Milan, A Winter Boxy and Bright

February 24, 2014

This season, the Italian fashion capital is bursting with color on and off the runway.

Extra-Curricular Activities at Pitti Immagine

January 15, 2014

With the temperate Florentine evenings of Pitti Immagine occupied by the fair’s guest designers, there was plenty of time during daylight hours to discover the diverse offerings of the new season in and around the Fortezza Di Basso’s labyrinth of exhibitions.

Pitti Prompts Fashion Theater in Florence

January 10, 2014

The festive air of the holiday season remained alive and kicking in Florence this week, as international fashion buyers and press descended upon the sprawling Fortezza di Basso for the Fall ’14 edition of Pitti Immagine.

Katerina Jebb Scans Balthus at DSM New York

December 23, 2013

Presenting a most unexpected alternative to the store’s early Spring ’14 deliveries, Paris-based, British-raised artist Katerina Jebb unveiled her own garment of sorts at Dover Street Market in New York, with a diptych of a spattered painting smock belonging to the late Polish artist Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (known as Balthus).

Hostem: East London’s Quiet Light

December 3, 2013

Fashion and luxury retail has become a very loud business.

Earthly Treasures and Paris’ Street Poets

October 8, 2013

There is depth in the aesthetic pond of Parisian talent, as many accessories designers showed these past weeks in the fine craftsmanship, material research, and witty edge that ensured their latest collections made their mark for Spring ’14.

How Paris Adorned Its Pastel Paradise

October 7, 2013

While the wash of the Spring ’14 shows continue to sink into our collective fashion consciousness, it’s more than worth a glance at the niche creators (of the shoes, the bags, the jewels) whose covetable wares will count for equal in-store caché racked alongside the ready-to-wear come February.

Fanfare and Farewells in Paris

October 3, 2013

The very last day of the Paris shows this season will go down in fashion history as a culmination of months of rumor and speculation, all confirmed as the doors of a pink tent rolled open in the courtyard of the Musée du Louvre yesterday morning.

In Paris, a Crash of Arts and Crafts

October 2, 2013

Amongst the propositions of houses like Givenchy and Valentino for the Spring ’14 season has been a mounting wave of craftsmanship, with the haute couture and ready-to-wear divide becoming at times a questionable one. Elsewhere (like at both Céline and Chanel), the idea of arts and craft was interpreted with a little more playful pizzazz.

School, Skate, and Seabreeze as Paris Travels

October 1, 2013

Be it street or highway, Parisian designers have bitumen on the brain, as their transportive collections call upon myriad roadside references, from skate park to “stepper” street dancing, maritime motifs, and the gamut of escapist traveling associations in between.