Posts Tagged ‘ US ’

Cannes Film Festival 2012 most stylish yet? Jean Paul Gaultier rumored to be on jury

April 20, 2012
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Cannes Film Festival 2012 most stylish yet? Jean Paul Gaultier rumored to be on jury

AFP Relax News – 55 mins ago While fashionistas may usually spend more time eyeing up red carpet creations at the Cannes Film Festival, they may have another excuse to tune in this year as French designer Jean Paul Gaultier is rumored to be a member of the jury. Word got around at a press conference...

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Sarah Burton and Spanx founder feature in Time 100’s most influential people in the world 2012

April 18, 2012
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Sarah Burton and Spanx founder feature in Time 100’s most influential people in the world 2012

AFP Relax News – 2 hrs 35 mins ago The fashion industry hasn’t exactly set this year’s Time 100 compilation of the world’s most influential people alight, although there are nods for the founder of Spanx Sara Blakely and Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton — who joins an elite group of designers such as Tom...

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Express yourself: Adidas teams up with US designers Coco and Breezy for customizing project

April 16, 2012
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Express yourself: Adidas teams up with US designers Coco and Breezy for customizing project

AFP Relax News – 1 hr 16 mins ago Adidas has enlisted the help of US design duo Coco and Breezy for the US edition of its international project encouraging consumers to embrace their inner creator and customize their own unique designs. The project is part of the sportswear brand’s Originals White Space Project, which sees...

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Young Hollywood Flocks to the "She Wants Me" Premiere

April 6, 2012
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Young Hollywood Flocks to the "She Wants Me" Premiere

By Jenny Peters | Fashion Wire Daily – 13 mins ago It was a night to remember for the young Hollywood set, as “She Wants Me” premiered in Beverly Hills on Thursday, April 5. Writer-director-producer Rob Margolies happily brought his romantic comedy to the big screen, with the help of his pal Charlie Sheen, who executive...

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Fashion film phenomenon: Discover the talent behind the videos

April 6, 2012
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Fashion film phenomenon: Discover the talent behind the videos

AFP Relax News – 4 hrs ago From Cartier to Alexander Wang, there is no doubt that fashion films are a must-have for the world’s biggest labels this season, and while they propel designer brands into the realms of social media, they are also making stars out of a host of lesser known filmmakers. Here, Relaxnews...

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Men’s spring trend: the 5 parka looks you need to know

April 2, 2012
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Men’s spring trend: the 5 parka looks you need to know

I know what you’re thinking, “Outerwear for summer? You’ve got your seasons wrong.” And normally I’d agree. In fact, up until yesterday I probably would have agreed that outerwear shopping was strictly an autumn / winter sport. You see the past week’s weather across Great Britain held so much promise – sure in other...

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Keeping Cartier contemporary: the jewelry house discusses modern art, mass market collaborations and the revival of classics

March 29, 2012
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Keeping Cartier contemporary: the jewelry house discusses modern art, mass market collaborations and the revival of classics

AFP Relax News – 6 hrs ago Ahead of the launch of Cartier, Jeweler of the Arts, the latest expo from Cartier’s art museum the Fondation Cartier, which begins April 3 in Paris, Relaxnews met up with Cartier Europe‘s managing director Cyrille Vigneron to discuss how a prestigious maison stays ahead in an ever evolving luxury...

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Let them wear heels: Marie-Antoinette mules fetch thousands

March 25, 2012
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Let them wear heels: Marie-Antoinette mules fetch thousands

AFP Relax News – 9 hrs ago A pair of silk mules believed to have belonged to Marie-Antoinette fetched over 43,000 euros at an auction of French Revolution era artefacts on Saturday. The white silk shoes decorated with tricolour pleated ribbons date back to 1790 and are size 36.5, which corresponds to Marie-Antoinette’s shoe size, the...

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Kimono with attitude at Japan Fashion Week

March 25, 2012
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Kimono with attitude at Japan Fashion Week

AFP Relax News – 15 hrs ago The traditionally modest and freedom-inhibiting kimono is getting a new lease on life at Japan Fashion Week, with an edge of defiance and seductiveness. Historically a garment whose multiple layers and tight wrapping have been viewed by some as restricting a woman’s mobility and keeping her subservient to men,...

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Zac Posen launching debut sunglasses line

March 22, 2012
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Zac Posen launching debut sunglasses line

AFP Relax News – 8 hrs ago Zac Posen is the latest designer to branch into sunglasses, teaming up with international eyewear brand Illesteva for his debut in the realm next month. The limited edition launch will include two different shapes — a cat eye style and an oval frame, with colors to include yellow, clear,...

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