The Hyeres Festival of Fashion and Photography is dedicated to young talents in France. It has been directed by Jean-Pierre Blanc since its inception. This year marks the festival’s 27th edition and the president of the fashion jury this time was the always inventive Yohji Yamamoto. 290 candidates applied to compete in the festival, and [...]
In this week’s France 24 fashion segment I talk about the spring summer 2012 trends in swimwear and lingerie, how Ferragamo is supporting Leonardo de Vinci and a pair of new books that each deal with a fashion icon (the Chanel jacket and Kate Moss). From April 6th, 2012
On Monday I was invited to talk about the haute couture collections on the France 24 culture show. I shared the stage with the author Nicholas Evans whose first novel “The Horse Whisperer” became one of the best selling books of all time. It was an interesting pairing, but Mr. Evans is a lovely man [...]
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.