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Fetish fashion takes over the Berlin underground

July 6, 2012
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Fetish fashion takes over the Berlin underground

Reuters – 11 mins ago View slideshows Power slowly returns to Mid-Atlantic 40 photos – Wed, Jul 4, 2012 Pena Nieto clear winner in recount 22 photos – 12 hrs ago Celeb peas in the pod 12 photos – 20 hrs ago BERLIN (Reuters) – Riders of the Berlin subway have been taking trips this week...

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Marie-Christiane Marek (Paris Modes): "Giambattista Valli’s show took my breath away"

July 6, 2012
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Marie-Christiane Marek (Paris Modes): "Giambattista Valli’s show took my breath away"

AFP Relax News – 2 hrs 5 mins ago With Paris Haute Couture fashion week wrapping up Thursday, Paris Modes TV founder and Relaxnews senior advisor Marie-Christiane Marek gives us her impressions. Fabrics, colors, iconic pieces: here is her roundup of the top Fall/Winter 2012-2013 couture trends. Relaxnews: What was your overall impression of this latest...

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Valentino’s State of Grace

July 5, 2012
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Valentino’s State of Grace

By Godfrey Deeny | Fashion Wire Daily – 37 mins ago Once Valentino was legendary for its signature sinful red. From this day hence, after a particularly graceful and poised haute couture collection from the house, it shall be known for a mystical blue. Inspired by the paintings of the Madonna by Giotto, Valentino’s fall 2012...

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Louboutin’s Cinderella slippers unveiled

July 5, 2012
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Louboutin’s Cinderella slippers unveiled

AFP Relax News – 1 hr 57 mins ago The glass slippers designed by Christian Louboutin in honor of Disney‘s Cinderella Diamond Edition were unveiled in Paris July 4, with the limited edition red-soled heels adorned in lace, sparkling butterflies and Swarovski crystals. It was announced back in April that the French footwear guru would be...

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In the mood of Jean-Paul Knott: Riding the metro inspires me

July 4, 2012
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In the mood of Jean-Paul Knott: Riding the metro inspires me

AFP Relax News – 33 mins ago On the occasion of Paris fashion week, Relaxnews talks to Belgian designer Jean-Paul Knott, who is showcasing his Spring/Summer 2013 menswear creations in Paris‘s trendy third arrondissement until July 5. Here, the creator shares his sources of inspiration — including people-watching on the underground and Godard films. Relaxnews: Which...

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Chanel’s Newly Minted Vintage

July 3, 2012
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Chanel’s Newly Minted Vintage

By Godfrey Deeny | Fashion Wire Daily – 24 mins ago Karl Lagerfeld went back to the past in the latest Chanel haute couture show, entitling it New Vintage, even as he radically improved all the original ideas in this charmingly real yet faux old fashion revival. Staged in a never-before-used-for-fashion giant hall hidden remarkably in...

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Paris Haute Couture: experience Valentino show via live streaming

July 3, 2012
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Paris Haute Couture: experience Valentino show via live streaming

AFP Relax News – 3 hrs ago Fashion fans will be able to enjoy the front row experience on the final day of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week thanks to a live streaming of the Valentino show. The Italian label live-streamed its couture presentation for the first time back in January and will once again give...

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New-look Dior blooms at Paris couture

July 2, 2012
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New-look Dior blooms at Paris couture

AFP Relax News – 54 mins ago Dior blanketed a mansion in fresh-cut flowers Monday to fete its new designer Raf Simons and his playful, modern spin on the house’s iconic silhouette on day one of the Paris haute couture shows. The fashion galaxy had been bubbling with excitement to see the avant-garde Belgian’s debut at...

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Church inspires at Paris couture

July 2, 2012
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Church inspires at Paris couture

AFP Relax News – 5 hrs ago The noble lines of a Japanese architect‘s church were the inspiration behind the pure, restrained look sent out by Christophe Josse on day one of the Paris haute couture shows on Monday. The French designer chose the library of a historic Paris high-school as the setting for his autumn-winter...

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Electric Underground Lanvin

July 1, 2012
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Electric Underground Lanvin

By Godfrey Deeny | Fashion Wire Daily – 28 mins ago Lanvin elevated its runway when presenting its latest menswear collection, even as it staged a striking turn of direction, from romantic gentility to edgy underground clubbing. The show, staged Sunday, July 1, was held in the house’s preferred location – a disused railway station in...

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