Anne Valérie Hashhas been honing her vision of melding masculine tailoring to the female form for years now. This season she took on one of the staples of a man’s wardrobe: the tuxedo. “Smoking Hash,” Mrs. Hash said with a coy smile before the show, making a play on words with the French word for [...]
In this video that I produced my colleague Suzy Menkes, the fashion editor of the International Herald Tribune, speaks to designers, from Karl Lagerfeld to Anne Valérie Hash, about François Lesage. The master embroiderer whose name became synonymous with craftsmanship.
The way a designer’s inspiration is reflected in a show can be very important If he focuses too intensely, the collection can end up looking one note. Conversely, piling together disparate elements can dilute the vision so much that it gets lost among the myriad ideas. The French designer Anne Valérie Hash used color as [...]
What makes the Parisian woman so effortlessly stylish? Eve Jackson and I meet the former model and expert on Parisian chic, Ines de la Fressange, who gives advice on how to get the much coveted French style. Next we head to style hotspot Merci, the ultimate destination for charitable and chic buys. Finally, designer Anne [...]
To celebrate the ten year anniversary of her brand designer Anne Valérie Hash decided to take things slow, showing a capsule collection of ten ensembles in a presentation setting. The fashion world that milled about the gilded salon of the newly opened Shangri-La hotel got an up close and personal look at Ms. Hash’s designs. [...]