In this week’s France 24 fashion segment I talk about Tunisia Fashion Week. It started four years ago under the rule of Ben Ali and has clung on throughout the Jasmin Revolution and under the transitional government. I also talk about the battle of the brands as Raf Simons and Hedi Slimane will go head [...]
In this video interview I talk with James Lima, the Hollywood director, about bringing a designer’s vision into the digital world. Mr. Lima has worked with fashion powerhouses like Prada, Versace and Zenga to create visual manifestations of their brand’s style, heritage and world outlook. Click on the image below to see the video.
Elie Saab has made his fame and fortune off his red carpet gowns. Always elegant and rarely left off the top style lists, his ensembles are a sartorial safe bet in Hollywood. But this season, continuing a new focus on day wear that started with his previous collection, the designer transformed his ultra-luxe style into [...]
A number of designers in Paris turned to the dark side for autumn 2012, producing collections dominated by black. But by mixing fabrics and finishes, they have revealed how versatile the many shades of black can be. For Andrew Gn, the Victorian-era portraiture and photography that inspired the show lent itself to a dark palette. [...]
For their sophomore outing at Cacharel , the design duo of Ling Liu and Dawei Sun asserted themselves in a way that was missing last season. This time, there was a clear vision and message: a confidant young woman in the prime of her life, epitomized by the aviator Amelia Earhart. So they took the [...]