Fashion

Miuccia Prada, 21st century visionary and anti-fashionista

Miuccia Prada, 21st century visionary and anti-fashionista

Miuccia Prada worth 12.4 Billion $ according to Forbes Magazine. She is also the 3rd most rich person in Italy. But what describes Miuccia Prada is her attitude to see beyond the boundaries of luxury. Flashback on the carrier of one of the most influential woman in fashion today.   Miuccia becomes Prada   Prada, the origins When the Prada brothers, Mario and Martino, founded Prada in 1913 in Milan, no one could guess that 100 years later, Prada would…

Punk will never die. It is just a matter of eternal re-start.

Punk will never die. It is just a matter of eternal re-start.

Many art and ideologist trends influenced the fashion scene for several years. Some of them have eternal come-backs, as if they were part of our social style foundation. And in 2013, Punk has never been so alive in the cultural and fashion trends. What is Punk ? Punk is considered as a sub–culture that gathers many references on the following topics: Music Fashion Ideologies Visual Art Dance Literature Film Overal it promotes the idea of individual freedom. Nobody really knows…

Dice Kayek, vision of modern femininity.

Dice Kayek, vision of modern femininity.

This month, the Fashion house Dice Kayek is our Fashion Designer of the month. This brand, affiliated to the Fédération Française de la Couture, presents a subtle and definitely modern vision of women elegance. The story of the Fashion house makes you travel from Istanbul to Paris. Check it out. Behind fashion creation there is always a great fashion designer. In the case of Dice Kayek, they are 2 amazing women, Ece et Ayse Ege. 2 sisters, originally from Istanbul –…

Prada, Spring-Summer 2013 Real Fantasies by AMO.

Prada, Spring-Summer 2013 Real Fantasies by AMO.

Prada launched since 2010 a series of videos called Prada Real Fantasies. In support to the seasonal collections, Prada brings a deeper inspiration and artistic approach. This summer, discover the new video about the Spring and Summer collection by AMO. AMO is part of OMA, an international Architecture agency based in Rotterdam. While OMA focus on architecture, urbanism and culture, AMO crosses all borders from media, politics, sociology, renewable energy, technology, fashion, curating, publishing, and graphic design. It also contributes to…

Chanel Cult Colors. A story of Nail polish.

Chanel Cult Colors. A story of Nail polish.

Chanel released its campaign for a special Nail Polish collection called “Les Couleurs cultes”, which means Cult Colors in french. They have a clever Digital strategy to support this launch by disseminating a video that breaks into the codes of the Brand. In deed, we are much more younger, dynamic and playful…. yet with style. It is supposed to reach the tremendous online community interested in Nail polish. They are women, young and sensitive to style, trends…. and colour! Obvious. The…

Versace Eros… please don’t!

Versace Eros… please don’t!

Versace Profumi launches Versace Eros, a new fragrance for men. Although we are used to a certain baroque style from the italian brand, here the only thing we could say is: hopeless. It is typically the symbol of how bad the fragrance industry is right now. In 1996, Versace launched The Dreamer, it made its entry into the fragrance industry with respect. In deed all the Versace universe was on it. Great name and great fragrance. We all have in…

Fashion Roundup: Beyonce in Mugler Couture & Game of Thrones Stars Like Never Before

Fashion Roundup: Beyonce in Mugler Couture & Game of Thrones Stars Like Never Before

Each week FashionTV rounds up the most fashionable highlights of the week buzzing on the net. From the best cover shot of the week to sexy trends and amazing videos!

Scoring a Professional Image: It’s a Tie!

Scoring a Professional Image: It’s a Tie!

You’re a professional guy. Confident. Successful. You’re about to leave for a business trip that includes everything from presenting a report to “casual” cocktail chats. And you have absolutely no idea what to pack. Hey, you’ve got some fashion smarts. You’re fully aware of the authoritative presence conferred by your business suit, not to mention the psychological benefit to you— you just feel more professional, powerful, in-control. You’re channeling Don Draper (of AMC’s Mad Men), in fact. But how do…

Christopher Raeburn, “Utility-fashion” is a must-have.

Christopher Raeburn, “Utility-fashion” is a must-have.

Discover Christpher Raeburn. He is british, fashion designer and with loads of talent. Some people consider his work as “Utility-Fashion”. He explains that he designs ethically-aware collections, by utilizing re-appropriated military fabrics. He creates garments that are functional, intelligent and meticulously crafted.   Christopher Raeburn was born in Kent, East Sussex in August 13th 1982. Since his younger days, his creative skills were developed as every week, he was encouraged to draw something and then, build it up with his…

The new Lady Dior, Shadow & Light. Magnificent.

The new Lady Dior, Shadow & Light. Magnificent.

It’s been a while I did not talk about the Lady Dior’s saga. Probably because every new “episode” was more and more boring. But here with the new Lady Dior Shadow & Light… I must say that writing an article about it became an obsession. In deed the photographic work is purelly magnificent. Congratulations to the Maison Dior by bringing back this vintage yet modern twisted imagery. Marion Cotillard is put on stage by the artistic eye of Jean-Baptiste Mondino….

Fashion Priest – Lydia Bright’s confession.

Fashion Priest – Lydia Bright’s confession.

Sometimes certains confessions are easier than others. And when the Fashion Priest from MyDaily.co.uk is the confessor… the result is very “interesting”. Regularly, you can discover a different interview (or confession) from a fashion celebrity. This time check the fashion confession of Lydia Bright. Check the video here: Lydia Bright is a TV star, revealed in the serie The Only Way is ESSEX. Fashionista and also known for her on-off romance with James Argent, Lydia Bright opened her first shop, Bella…

Oscar de la Renta for Outnet.com. Dress like Olivia Palermo.

Oscar de la Renta for Outnet.com. Dress like Olivia Palermo.

Oscar de la Renta is back and the American brand signs an exclusive collection for The Outnet.com. And to wear these amazing fashion items, only the rising star, new yorker It-Girl Olivia Palermo would fit the job! The Outnet is THE Fashion designer online outlet. You can find more than 200 designer brands available and because they belong to the Net-a-porter.com group, you have the certitude that all brands are genuine. This spring, Outnet.com revealed a special collaboration with Oscar de…

Emeralds, the sexy gem from jewellers

Emeralds, the sexy gem from jewellers

The mysterious deep green colour of Emeralds always fascinated women and jewellers. Emerald green is the color that is used to align the heart chakra, or energy point, allowing feelings of love to low freely from a person’s heart. Its story starts 4’ooo years ago in Babylon. But soon enough, legendary women just placed Emeralds in the heart of history. Cleopatra, Elisabeth Taylor and lately Angelina Jolie, shared their passion for Emeralds. From the raw stone to a crafted silver emerald…

Fashion revolution #1: The Delphos dress

Fashion revolution #1: The Delphos dress

Every month, LuxuryActivist will highlight one special focus on fashion. We call it Fashion revolutions, a great way to talk about fashion history. This month, the highlight goes to the famous Delphos dress by Mariano Fortuny. Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo was born in 1871 in Granada – Spain. He opened a Fashion house in 1906 and continued until 1946. After a career as Lighting engineer for theaters, he and his wife, Henrietta, started a fashion business. Influenced by different ballets…

How to Dress Like Draper Dan

How to Dress Like Draper Dan

How to Dress Like Draper Dan Mad Men is one of the most popular shows on television right now. It has picked up a bunch of Emmys and it seems like every week more and more people are saying “No, I can’t that night. I have to go home and watch Mad Men!” There are a lot of things to like about this show: the plot, the actors and, of course, the fashion. Since Mad Men has become so popular…

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