Category: Paris

Haute Couture Op-Ed Paris

SEAMLESS: The Other Haute Couture Show

PARIS, Jan 21, 2008 / FW/ — Today, the Paris Haute Couture Spring 2008 begins with Anne Valerie Hash, one of the two newest permanent members of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture, unveiling her collection. Considered the crème de la crème of fashion, haute couture is what dreams are …
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Bernhard Willhelm Launches Nail Polish Line

DALLAS, Dec 11, 2007 / FR/ — Bernhard Willhelm never ceases to amaze his fans and his latest creation, NAIL POLISH, is not an exception. Created in collaboration with USLU Airlines, the nail polish line’s initial offering are three colors, wherein the shades honor three of USLU Airlines popular destination. …
Paris Runway Shows

Paris Menswear Show Fall 2007

Dates: Friday, January 26, 2007 to Tuesday, January 30, 2007   Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine Elects New Officers   PARIS, Nov 28, 2006/ FW/ — Patrick Thomas of Hermès and Christophe Caillaud of Jean Paul Gaultier have been elected President and Vice President of the Chambre Syndicale de …
Op-Ed Paris

Creativities blend into Antidote

PARIS, Oct 26, 2006/FW/— The finale of the Viktor & Rolf’s runway show for women’s wear in Paris three weeks ago was quite an unusual sight. Couples of male dancers wearing tuxedos came in as fog was covering the runway in front of a black screen which had come down …
Op-Ed Paris

Trends Book and Brands’ Identity

PARIS, Oct 6, 2006/ FW/ — More than two thirds of the Paris Prêt-à-Porter Week is now behind us and we have now a very clear view of the season’s trends, some already expressed in the New York and Milan shows, but always more blatently here in Paris, where they …
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Learning A New Subculture

PARIS, Mar 6, 2004/ FW/ — Last night, I was introduced to a hip-hop subculture by Juan, Shaun and Randall, new college graduates and aspiring stylists, to the gay African-American subset of hip-hop. Hip-hop, which had become part of the American mainstream youth culture started after 1965, the year of …
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Tom Ford’s Heirs

PARIS, Mar 5, 2004/ FW/ — An Italian daily reported yesterday that three young designers would be taking over the responsibilities of Tom Ford for the Gucci Group. According to the news item, Alessandra Fachinetti will be responsible for the women’s line, John Ray will take over the men’s line, …
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Truth In Advertising

PARIS, Mar 4, 2004/ FW/ — Something unfortunate happened to me today. My wallet was stolen, together with my credit cards! In an instant, I went from a fashion editor to lost and broke. But, thank goodness to American Express and Bank of America, everything was all right within one …
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The Heat Is On

PARIS, Mar 3, 2004/ FW/ — The second day of the Paris season is the first big day with Balenciaga, Vivienne Westwood, Marithé + François Girbaud, Girbaud, Christian Dior, Costume National, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Rochas and Issey Miyake by Naoki Takizawa on the line up. It was also the day of …