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Zadig & Voltaire Tome 1 La Pureté for him

Zadig & Voltaire Tome 1 La Pureté for him

Zadig & Voltaire, the french fashion Brand is launching in this beginning of the year a new fragrance duo called Zadig & Voltaire Tome 1 La Pureté for Her and for Him. I got the opportunity to review the masculine version. The Brand was created in 1995 by Mr. Thierry Gillier, grand-son of André Gillier (co-founder of Lacoste). The Brand name, Zadig & Voltaire, is inspired by the Novel “Zadig, or The Book of Fate” written in 1747 by the french philosopher Voltaire. The main character of the novel inspired Mr. Gillier because of his charisma, modernity and bravery. The fashion Brand has products for women but also for men and even a children line. Zadig & Voltaire is well known for its cachemire with rock skulls in brodery, their tshirts and the mythic Touly bag. The creative universe of the Brand is quite broad as they have a Music…

OBLIQUE N.1, Book-Magazine

OBLIQUE N.1, Book-Magazine

In our Digital world, sometimes we are happy to re-discover the joy of Print. In deed, the swiss association Vie Art et Cité launched OBLIQUE, a mix between a magazine, a book and a piece of art. I got the n.1 edition, printed only in 1,600 units. Oblique fills a gap in the luxury printing and edition. The magazine is more than a printed object. It plays with different aspects of a state of art edition. The Artistic direction and the graphic design was done by Nicolas Zentner from Enzed graphic agency based in Lausanne. It is interesting to see that in a more and more Digital world, the importance of Print remains if quality, originality and elegance are part of the equation. Very interesting. LA Info sourced at oblique edition and designer website. All images are copyrighted with no reproduction rights available. 

Sabine Pigalle, body in white

Sabine Pigalle, body in white

Sabine Pigalle, when sophistication goes with purity and when sacred goes with pagan…

Vivienne Westwood, crazy or genius?

Vivienne Westwood, crazy or genius?

Over 300 illustrations convey the dynamism and impact of Viviane Westwood ideas from the early punk years to her more recent collections