For most of the past decade the watch industry has been entranced by the tourbillon’s hypnotic revolutions, with brands spinning out the cagey little complication in ever greater numbers and more ingenious ways. But recently watchmakers have broken free of the spell, shifting their attention from the visual fascination of the tourbillon to the tuneful [...]
This week on France 24 I talk about some a steamy Valentine’s Day video from Jean Paul Gaultier, the teaser video from Louis Vuitton to promote its upcoming Louis Vuitton-Marc Jacobs exhibition in Paris and show a clip of French Vogue’s EIC Emmanuelle Alt lip syncing in a spoof WHAM music video. Oh and then [...]
Today on France 24 I talked about digital holiday cards, David Beckham: the underwear designer, The Vogue online archives, the Rodarte duo’s plans to dress Don Giovanni and Louis Vuitton going to war with Warner bros. From January 6th, 2012
This season the fashion world was determined to take the tarnish off one of the most misunderstood embellishments in the industry- fringe. Forever associated with cowboys, Jazz Age flappers and Las Vegas showgirl, fringe has long been pigeonholed as a “costumey” decoration that distracts rather than enhances an ensemble. But this summer should wipe away [...]
Here is a video I produced of my colleague Suzy Menkes interviewing Kim Jones, the new men’s style director at Louis Vuitton. It is touching to see how much his childhood growing up in Africa influenced his first collection for the luxury fashion house.