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Byredo Rare Byrds Of A Feather – AW 19/20

Byredo Rare Byrds Of A Feather – AW 19/20

Byredo presents an immersive three-part installation in Paris, on the occasion of AW19-20 season, entitled « Rare Byrds of a Feather ». The main inspiration of this collection is BIRDWATCHING. According to Ben Gorham, Birdwatching is part of a subculture that if you are not into it, you might not know much about it. “This collection started around this idea of birds essentially and bird-watching as a sub-culture. It’s one that if you’re not a bird watcher you don’t know very much about – you may have an image associated with a person with binocular, but as a culture they have specific codes of behaviour, a very clear honour system”. Ben Gohram Byredo brings the pleasure of appreciating a special moment into life. Birdwatching is the opposite of today’s world where everything goes fast that we just spend superficial time on things. With Birdwatching, you take the time to appreciate…

Luxury Clothing on a Budget: Yes, It’s Possible

Luxury Clothing on a Budget: Yes, It’s Possible

As of 2019, the luxury apparel industry in the U.S. values at $18.75 Million and has massive growth room based on the market study conducted by Statista. The term “luxury clothing” tends to intimidate a lot of consumers as they automatically think of expensive designer brands that easily cost several thousands of dollars. In truth, luxury clothing is more of a feeling the item gives off with its textures and overall effect. So if you’re on a budget, is it possible to obtain pieces of luxury clothing? It Starts With Your Funds Money always factors into fashion even when you’re the one creating the pieces yourself. A good rule of thumb is to limit clothes budget to around 5% of after-tax income according to Pete Dunn, a financial planner. To see what fashion pieces are practical, it’s good to establish your funding, and in some cases you may want to make use of…

Luxury Women’s Outerwear That’ll Keep You Snug and Stylish

Luxury Women’s Outerwear That’ll Keep You Snug and Stylish

As winter is just around the corner, it is vital to start thinking of ways to keep yourself warm once temperatures plummet. It means looking beyond cozy sweaters and thinking of the different outer garments that will help to keep the cold at bay. To ensure you feel both comfortable and chic during the colder months, here are the luxury women’s outwear options that will keep you both snug and stylish. Find the Perfect Coat If you want to wrap up warm this winter, the first purchase you will need to make is a stylish coat. If you want to invest in a coat that will stand the test of time, so you can wear it with confidence for many years to come, you should pick up a classic design that will complement almost every garment in your closet, such as a trench, duffel, or peacoat. View the many different styles…

Update Your Wardrobe Without Breaking Bank

Update Your Wardrobe Without Breaking Bank

Fashion trends change often and can be costly for the average American. You can dress stylish and fashionable without going into debt! Here is how you can update your wardrobe, save money, and enjoy fashion trends on your schedule. Define Your Personal Style The first rule about fashion is that it should be something that defines your own personal style. Even a “jeans and tee shirt” type of person can be fashionable while wearing what they love the most. If you are unsure of what your personal style is, you can learn it quickly. Reviewing your current wardrobe is a perfect start. Take note of the colors you wear the most and you can learn what your personal color palette is. Reviewing your wardrobe also tells you a lot about what types of clothing you gravitate towards, such as maxi skirts or sweaters. If you want pieces to update your…

Margot Robbie Is The Face Of Coco Neige By Chanel

Margot Robbie Is The Face Of Coco Neige By Chanel

It is official, Margot Robbie becomes a new egerie for CHANEL. Karl Lagerfeld has chosen Academy Award nominated actress Margot Robbie, an ambassador of the House, to become the face of the campaign for CHANEL’s first Coco Neige collection, designed by the couturier for winter 2018/19. What Is CHANEL’s Coco Neige? It is written in the DNA of the luxury French house that innovation and creativity will always be a strong source of inspiration. Gabrielle Chanel has set the foundations of the brand and provides an endless source of guidance to Karl Lagerfeld, the in-house Creative Director. Coco Neige is a specific line dedicated to winter sports, the snow and “après-ski”. The challenge of this collection was to combine technical materials with elegance and style. Each piece explores the ski world with all the CHANEL codes. Material combinations are very interesting as well. There is a true couture work and some…

Probably The Sneakers Of The Summer And A Stan Smith Killer: Axel Arigato

Probably The Sneakers Of The Summer And A Stan Smith Killer: Axel Arigato

Summer is almost here and we are still wondering what we should wear. One thing that you definitely need to have it right is what shoes you should wear, especially sneakers. Stop looking, we just found the brand you need. Discover here below Axel harigato, probably one of the most refreshing sneakers brand for the past 3 years. You might want to buy them all! This brand is what we call a “Stan Smith killer“. Axel Arigato, the story “The idea of Axel Arigato started with us just questioning how and why you make things. The way we work is not traditional and I think that’s one of the reasons why people enter our brand.” – Max Svardh, Creative Director for Axel Arigato Axel Arigato is a contemporary fashion brand injected with counter-cultural references. From the beginning, Axel Arigato has always been about showcasing the imagery the brand was started with and…

Luxury iPhone X Cases: Our Top 3

Luxury iPhone X Cases: Our Top 3

With more than  30 million iPhone X sold in the last quarter of 2017, Apple still makes the dream machine work. Out of these 30 million, 7 million were sold only in the United States. Overall Apple sold around 77 million iPhones over the holiday season. This is less than usual but thanks to the iPhone X price tag, Apple made more money. So, for all iPhone X users, here is our top 3 most luxury cases. ROXXLYN MARBLE CASE INVISIBLE GREY This is probably the most outstanding iPhone X luxury case you may find. Made of true marble stone extracted from Turkey, this iPhone case by Roxxlyn brings a fantastic blend between luxury, style and design. The inside is made of the best Alcantara leather, that wraps your iPhone X in a perfect soft protection. Hand-made from genuine Invisible Grey marble stone  “Antolini Exclusive Collection”. Transformed to ultra-light and thin…

Top 6 UK Fashion Brands to watch for in 2018

Top 6 UK Fashion Brands to watch for in 2018

The United Kingdom is a gold mine in terms of fashion talents. From the prestigious Saint Martin School to the street pop creativity, the UK reveals each year several new fashion talents, some of them will definitely shape the future of the fashion business. Here is our top 6 UK fashion brands to watch in 2018. Martine Rose, from experimental to men’s elegance Founded in 2007, Martine Rose background comes from Men’s shirts. Her artistic exploration drives us towards exploration of individualism and yet belonging to a cultural group (for the reference). Martine Rose will choose amazing icons from the past in order to provide them with a contemporary context. Obviously the work of the fashion artist is to take those icons and offer them a new context that might be a quite subversive approach, questioning the former functionality or past popularity of certain aesthetics through their re-appropriation today. Have a…

iGen, forget about millennials, here is the new Eldorado

iGen, forget about millennials, here is the new Eldorado

Millenials were responsible for the disrruption in economy and especially in the luxury industry. This is actually old news, discover the iGen generation: fully connected, less rebellious, more tolerant and clearly unprepared for Adulthood. Yes it is a mess and it is coming for you, luxury brand! Why Millennials were the gold pot? Millennials are below 25 years old and some of them have money. They have more than $US200 billion to spend and they contribute to $US500 billion indirectly through influencing their parents (source: US Chamber of Commerce). By 2017, this generation is supposed to outspend the BabyBoomers. They are “hyperly” connected and engage with luxury brands in ways we would not imagine. They are also very demanding and traditional luxury is not enough. They seek very exclusive experiences and products, more than previous generations. Also called generation Y, they are young adults born between 1980 and 2000. so…

Four Great Reasons to Invest in a Luxury Tailor Made Suit

Four Great Reasons to Invest in a Luxury Tailor Made Suit

If you have a big occasion coming up which requires you to wear a suit, then you might be wondering whether it’s worth investing in a tailor-made suit, rather than your standard off-the-rack option. Whilst a bespoke suit may set you back more financially than something from your local department store, there are many reasons to consider paying the extra and investing in something that many would argue every man needs to have in their wardrobe. We’ve listed some of the main reasons why it’s worth investing in a good tailor-made suit. Reason #1. More Choice of Fabrics When you purchase an off-the-rack suit, the fabrics are going to be already decided for you. Because of this, your choices will be narrowed down, and it’s going to be more difficult for you to find the perfect mixture of the right fabric, color and cut altogether. On the other hand, when…

Top 10 Most Expensive Wedding Dresses

Top 10 Most Expensive Wedding Dresses

For many brides getting married means searching boutiques for wedding dresses and designer dresses to find ‘the one’ and for some brides where money is no object, the wedding gown they choose to wear will be impressive and stylish. Unfortunately, most brides-to-be will be working to a budget though the average wedding dress in the UK costs around £2,000 and not every bride will be restricted by a budget. Indeed, some of the world’s most expensive wedding dresses are extravagant gowns that impress. 1 Kim Kardashian For her 2014 wedding to Kanye West, Kim Kardashian is rumoured to have spent $2 million on a Givenchy gown. 2 Grace Kelly One of the world’s most famous wedding dresses was warned by the actress Grace Kelly when she married Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1956 and the extravagant gown, which consisted of 100 metres of fine silk, would cost around £50,000 today….

Ali Mahdavi takes Aubade to the next level of glamour.

Ali Mahdavi takes Aubade to the next level of glamour.

This season, Ali Mahdavi gives an extra layer of glamour to Aubade. The sexy lingerie brand renews its famous “lessons in seduction” through the lens of talented photographer and artist Ali Mahdavi. Responsible for shooting a series of “Lessons in Seduction”, Ali Mahdavi writes a new chapter of the Aubade saga Aubade, a great success story of seduction Created in 1875 by Doctor Bernard, a corset specialist, the Aubade brand was founded in 1958, when panties and girdles were essential elements of women’s lingerie collections. No longer bound by the requirement to provide physical support, Aubade writes the first chapters of its story by offering sensual and glamorous products: lingerie becomes a real weapon of seduction. For Aubade, the 90’s is the decade when its cult products are launched: the Bahia, the calendar… The 1990s also represent another keystone for Aubade: the launch of the first Lesson in Seduction. This is a real turning…

Fashion Accessories for Supercar Driving

Fashion Accessories for Supercar Driving

Hire a luxury supercar to best experience the thrill of driving. Discover the latest fashion accessories to complete the stylish look.

Friday Chronicle #20 – Why the fashion industry is killing fashion? A heritage and creativity debate. 

Friday Chronicle #20 – Why the fashion industry is killing fashion? A heritage and creativity debate. 

When a very well known trends agency in Paris said back in 2012 that fashion needed to get its freedom from the heritage and history or die, it was probably the most stupid thing to say. Nevertheless it was the state of mind of many people at that time. Since then several iconic Fashion houses decided to embrace this over-modernity philosophy and now, 4 years later, they are dying .

The Sapeurs, elegant dandies from Africa. Color is life.

The Sapeurs, elegant dandies from Africa. Color is life.

The Sapeurs stands for Societe des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Elegantes (the Society of Tastemakers and Elegant People), are a band of men who turn the art of dressing into a cultural statement, and abide by a code befitting of the gentlemanly clothes they don so resplendently each morning. Check the full review here.

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