Monday, September 24, 2012

ART-"THE TAO OF LAUGHTER" BY YUEN MIN JUN

Contemporary Chinese artist Yue Min Jun best known for oil paintings depicting himself in various settings, frozen in laughter who became part of the “Cynical Realist art movement in China is having his first ever solo exhibition in Hong Kong. It will be the Hong Kong’s Harbour City third exhibition, there was the presentation of Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama’s exhibition “Dots Obsession – Soul of Pumpkin” in 2007 and the work of renowned American artist KAWS’ “Passing Through” exhibition in 2010.

he exhibition titled “The Tao of Laughter” will feature Yue Min five new sculptures that are displayed at the forecourt of Ocean Terminal, Harbour City. Additionally, 12 pieces of Yue Min Jun’s silk screened artwork will also be on display at Gallery by the Harbour.

"The Tao of Laughter” by Yue Min Jun Exhibition Details Date: September 20 – October 23, 2012 Silk Screen Paintings by Yue Min Jun Exhibition Date: September 20 – October 14, 2012 Venue: Gallery by the Harbour – Shop 207, Level 2, Ocean Centre (Near Fendi) “The Tao of Laughter” Sculptures by Yue Min Jun Date: September 24 – October 23, 2012 Venue: Forecourt, Ocean Terminal.










ANA LOCKING SPRING/SUMMER 2013

Here’s the spring/summer 2013 collection by Ana Locking titled “The Talk” which according to the designer is based upon the confrontation between two opposites to achieve balance. The colours are coral red, coral pink, petroleum blue, navy blue, olive, smoke grey, fingerprint, leopard print, coral print, white, black and stripes. For materials, Ana Locking used triple organza, washed satin, crÍpe de file, raffia knits, digital prints in stretch satin crÍpe, silk jacquard, leopard-skin prints in silk gauze, spider's web Chantilly lace, washed satin silk, striped silk lame’ knits.

 Ana Locking is also known for her interesting accessories, for women's and men's, she created belts made of black natural cowhide, featuring an inner lining that is polished to match, replete with multi-coloured braided and knotted cord details. The footwear made by Castañer for the label, were mostly sandals, featuring pieces of coloured leather that converge at the point where mountain-boot laces begin to wind up and down the leg. Handbags made of soft and malleable glace lamb, in which the comfort of semi-rigid leather is linked to the sophisticated gesture of a hand-held bag. Necklaces in polyester resin inspired in hybrids bestiaries and natural coral.


Models: Denisa Dvorakova, Anya Kazakova, O´shea Robertson, , Alla Kostromichova, Emma Xie,  Erin Fee, Karo Mrozkova, Elena Melnik, David Chiang, Rose Cordero, Juju Ivanjuk, Ilva Heitmann, Diana Farkhullina, Linus Gustin, Alla Kostromichova, Jakob Wiechmann, Sebastian Sauvé











Sunday, September 23, 2012

COTTE D' ARMES SPRING/SUMMER 2013 COLLECTION

Here again is the denim label Cotte D' Armes spring/summer 2013 collection inspired by military and the rebellious essence of the biker culture.



Sunday, September 16, 2012

CUSTO BARCELONA SPRING/SUMMER 203 -NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

Spanish fashion label CUSTO BARCELONA showed again their new collection at Mercedes Benz’ New York Fashion Week. For spring/summer 2013 CUSTO BARCELONA offered a lot of architectural lines and sheer, comfortable volumes combined with some slim tight pieces. Graphics inspired by the seabed, the cosmos and the constellations are also prominent on the lighter pieces and can be found on mirror-like fabrics and silk and nylon transparencies.


Netting and tulle in bright colors also prevail as key fabrics in the collection, in coordination with metallic film prints, Lurex, elastic bands in various shades and geometric lace. Natural-fiber jacquards in fluorescent colors further form the basis of this new graphic collection by the label.

Custo Barcelona offered a bright and varied palette in both the women's and men's collections, featuring everything from pastel colors and whites to the most acid of greens, streaked with daring strokes of black. All in all, it represented an avant-garde fusion of colors to form dresses, tunics, unstructured suits and even a swimwear line.








Tuesday, September 11, 2012

DIOR HOMME REOPENS NEWLY RENOVATED FLAGSHIP NEW YORK STORE

On September 8, 2012, Dior Homme reopened its flagship New York retail location at 17 E 57th Street.

The newly renovated flagship location has undergone a complete redesign and expansion, showcasing Dior Homme's distinct modern and traditional architectural aesthetic.

The existing ground floor has a sleek architectural symmetry, luxe materials, and rich, tactile finishes. The newly constructed second floor has been designed exclusively for the 57th street location as a full-service VIP dressing room salon. 

This new multi-dimensional luxury retail space will feature a signature mix of merchandise across all categories presently available under the Dior Homme label, including ready-to-wear, footwear, eyewear, leather goods, watches, jewelry, and fragrance.





DAVID DELFIN SPRING/SUMMER 2013- MADRID FASHION WEEK

Here’s the David Delfin's very modern spring/summer 2013 collection presented during Madrid Fashion Week.


 






DEVOTA & LOMBA SPRING/SUMMER 2013- MADRID FASHION WEEK

Here are the Spanish designers Luis Devota and Modesto Lomba's fashion label Devota and Lomba's spring/summer 2013 collection that was presented in Madrid Fashion Week. They continued their penchant for deconstruction and the pallete grey combined with bright colourful details.






Wednesday, September 05, 2012

JAEGER-LE COULTRE HOST A RENDEZ-VOUS IN VENICE

September 5, 2012, Venice - The world of cinema and the world of watchmaking met last night in the City of Doges as Jaeger-LeCoultre, official partner of the Venice Film Festival, hosted a Gala Dinner attended by numerous talents and international guests to unveil its new ladies collection: the Rendez-Vous.

Guests of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s party were actress Catherine Deneuve, Freida Pinto, Clive Owen, Chinese actress Zhao Wei, Tan Zhuo, Italian actress Cristiana Capotondi, French actress Elodie Young, Russian actress Ksenia Alferova polo player Jaeger-LeCoultre ambassador Eduardo Novillo Astrada and photographer Astrid Munoz, marchioness Clare Milford Haven, Luke Tomlinson.



Actress Elodie Yung




Marica Pellegrinelli



Tuesday, September 04, 2012

ROBERTO VERINO SPRING/SUMMER 2013 COLLECTION - MADRID FASHION WEEK

Here’s the Spanish designer Roberto Verino’s spring/summer 2013 collection that he presented in Madrid Fashion Week.







PREVIEW OF COTTE D'ARMES SPRING/SUMMER 2013 COLLECTION

Here’s the preview of the denim label Cotte D’Armes spring/summer 2013 collection that will be debuting tomorrow. For this season Cotte D’Armes created an edgier look, inspired by military and biker style.