This year the Resort Collections are under the glamourous inspiration of the 60’s.
Chanel, Dior… they all decided to get some glamour under the sun. I specially liked the Dior Cruise collection. by looking to the silhouettes, I had the feeling of sunshine.
The big question on everybody’s mind going into the Thierry Mugler menswear show on the opening night of Paris Fashion Week was whether Lady Gaga would be present, because it was the debut collection for the new creative director, Nicola Formichetti, who has helped shape some of the entertainer’s more distinctive looks.
More than sixty years have passed since the critic Robert Coates, writing in the New Yorker in 1946, first used the term “Abstract Expressionism” to describe the richly colored canvases of Hans Hofmann. Over the years the name has come to designate the paintings and sculptures of artists as different as Jackson Pollock and Barnett Newman, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko, Lee Krasner and David Smith
Ok, here is perhaps the most wanted launch of 2011. Finally, after 2 years of supositions and speculations, now it is official: Swarovski is launching its First Fragrance. It is called AURA. The initial goal with Clarins was Fragrances, make up and beauty accessories. The project is leaded by Thierry Mugler Parfums teams that built a special A-Team for the occasion. As you might know, Thierry Mugler team works already with Swarovski on Angel limited editions for the past 10 years.
Steve jobs is leaving the company leadership for an undetermined time… Is Apple going to survive? Of course.
With the new Ascent Ferrari GT, Vertu shows how far inspiration can come from anywhere, even from the Automobile. As each phone is handmade, all details are in the state of art. Each detail reminds one characteristic part of a Ferrari car. It is masculine, discret yet design oriented, a luxury phone!
Hello, please find here below a video by Luxury Activist about the Cosmetic business in China. The figures are just amazing. Cheers, LA You can also check this video on youtube here.
It just came up on Twitter. Limewire, the world well known P2P website and software was closed down by law. I just opened mine and check what I got: LimeWire, one of the world’s most popular peer-to-peer filesharing websites, has been shut down after a four-year legal battle with the US music industry. A federal court in New York issued a “permanent injunction” against LimeWire late on Tuesday, ruling that the platform intentionally caused a “massive scale of infringement” by permitting the sharing of thousands of copyrighted works by its 50 million monthly users. Founded in 2000 by Mark Gorton, a former Wall Street trader, LimeWireis now restricted from allowing the searching and sharing of copyrighted material. The website will continue “working with the music industry to move forward”, a LimeWire spokeswoman confirmed. US judge Kimba Wood ruled that record companies “have suffered – and will continue to suffer – irreparable harm…
Here is the new advertising campaign from Nike called “What should I do?”. As many times, we do not understand a thing about it. Ok, it is for a new pair of shoes, the guy on the screen is James Lebron but what is the concept transmitted by the ad? Unclassified…. LA
The Coca-cola bottle is one of the few universal objects that everybody knows. And trust me, you do not have so many. The Swiss Army Knife perhaps and that’s it. But the Coca-cola bottle evolved in years and always got the attention of many artists and designers. Today, it is french designer Jérome Olivet. Designer Professor of prospective design, he has worked with large international companies, such as Alessi, Thomson, Baccarat, Nissan, RocheBobois… his creations are in the collections of museums of modern art around the world. He created in 2004 his own brand, a collection of fashion accessories with futuristic and functional lines. It is sold today in nearly 20 countries, and shown in several museums of Modern Art (Denmark, New York, Tokyo) and the museum of Contemporary arts in Chicago. Mr Olivet presents a very organic and sexy variation of the traditional Coca-cola glass bottle that reveals a…
In 2016, the Olympic games will take place in Rio de Janeiro, the most beautiful city in the world. Of course I am not very honest by saying this as being brazilian 🙂 So I checked who lost the competition against Rio and I realized that Chicago had a very serious participation file. They had a huge plan to replace an historical old area of the city with a modern olympic town. Some people, in love with the american Architectural design of the beginning of the century were not happy with all these demolitions. Lots of great buildings would be taken down to the ground because of a “stupid olympic game project”. So finally some people in Chicago were happy that their city did not win as they thought things would remain as they are. Unfortunately for them, the mayor has great ambitions for his town and the project remains….
If you like to escape your city daily life but still keep a luxury lifestyle, here is something for you. If you do not know the Four Seasons Tented Camp, you know nothing about luxury travels! Just 15 tented accommodations – unique in luxury, complete with hand-hammered copper bathtubs – echo the romantic spirit of 19th-century explorers. All-inclusive Four Seasons adventures cover every detail, from drinks and dining to river boat excursions to meet local hill tribes. 15 free-standing tented accommodations spaced at a comfortable distance from each other allow total privacy. Built on elevated ground along a one-kilometre (0.6-mile) hillside trail overlooking the Ruak River, Burma, the mountains of Laos or the jungle and Golden Triangle, each tent is designed as an open space with a large outdoor deck. Furnishings are handcrafted and custom-made, in styles reminiscent of 19th-century adventure expeditions. Each tent features one king or two twin beds. Of course…
Here is one of the cool pictures that you can find on the biography of one of the biggest and coolest rock stars: Keith Richards, the legendary guitarist of the Rolling Stones. He has definitely the “Rock Star aura”. For me this is the picture of the month! If you want to see more about his biography, check here: http://bit.ly/bM7QD0 LA
Finally Keith Richards, the legendary guitarist of the Rolling Stones, launch his biography. Welcome to Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll… If one day you have dreamed to live like a rock star, here is your chance to see exactly how it was. With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his mind, and making it all work in a way that no one before him had ever done. If we talked a lot about Mick Jaeger, you need to read this book and see how incredible Keith Richard is. He re-invented Rock & Roll some how. Now, at last, he tells us the story of life in the crossfire hurricane. And what a life. Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records…
Victorinox Swiss Army Timepieces, the iconic swiss watchmakers just revealed this fall a great animation around the theme: “Swiss Mechanical timepieces”. For this occasion, they just created one of the most elegant virtual showrooms. A special mini-website was created and we can discover great information of the new Fall collection, a brand movie and above all the most qualitative “Real time” animation ever. For those who do not know what this means, here a short explanation. Most of elegant watch brands propose their watches with the real time displayed on the watch itself on screen. Of course the hands are totally recreated in 3D but here we have the feeling the watches were just filmed. Amazing, impressive and very qualitative. Do not hesitate to check this cyber showroom: http://mechanical.victorinox.com/ 3 beautiful creations are presented: The Airboss Mach 8 special edition, the Chronopro and the Infantry Vintage. LA