Fashion

Karmaloop, fashion street culture.

Karmaloop, fashion street culture.

Discover Karmaloop.com, an anti-conservative and counter-cultural fashion website proposing different brands under the same philosophy: keep you away of fashion standardization. They have selected brands and some of them you might not find somewhere else. So check it out. Karmaloop was founded by Greg Selkoe in 2000. He is an American entrepreneur and personality. He founded Karmaloop.com, Karmaloop TV,PLNDR.com, Boylston Trading Co. and 10 private label clothing brands. Karmaloop is currently headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with an office and TV studio in New York City. It is one…

TOP 10 American fashion brands in the world

TOP 10 American fashion brands in the world

United States had always a very inspiring way of life, very inspirational for many people around the world. Here are the top 10 most wanted American Brands in the world.

Men skincare, top 5 best face products.

Men skincare, top 5 best face products.

Discover here the top 5 best face care products for men at the market today. This selection was made by our Cosmetics expert at LuxuryActivist. When men get to take care of their skin, most of them are wondering what cream should they apply on their skin, especially on their faces. Normally they look around in their bathrooms and bedrooms but… nothing really will inspire them. That ‘s why LuxuryActivist will give you more tips in the future about beauty products,…

Damir Doma, Fashion designer of the month

Damir Doma, Fashion designer of the month

If there is one thing exciting about fashion, it is the fact that every year you can discover someone or something new. This month at Luxuryactivist, we welcome Damir Doma. He is our fashion designer of the month. Damir Doma is a fashion designer established in Paris. He was born in Croatia and grew up in Bavaria, Germany. Her mother used to have a clothing atelier, which brought a great influence to his own development. He studied fashion in Munich…

The Little Black Jacket by Chanel

The Little Black Jacket by Chanel

Chanel initiated a world-tour photo exhibition called “The Little Black Jacket”. Next friday, it will be in London at Saatchi Gallery until October 28th. The exhibition is designed to show the versatility and creative genius behind the legendary fashion house as well as showcasing how the jacket can be worn in a multitude of ways. Karl Lagerfeld’s 113 photos of different celebrities donning the jacket will no doubt provide inspiration for budding fashionistas out there so head down to the…

The new look of Vogue Paris

The new look of Vogue Paris

I am not really used to talk about Vogue as I am not sure it is really necessary but this year the Parisian September issue attract my attention. In deed Vogue got a new look and it is something that does not happen often. Check it out. Vogue Paris is flaunting a redesign for its September edition to offer a new look-and-feel that the brand hopes will confirm its position as the leading women’s fashion magazine. As Vogue will always be…

Karl 2012 Olympics capsule – at Selfridges.

Karl 2012 Olympics capsule – at Selfridges.

Selfridges customers will be exclusively introduced to a temporary and dedicated KARL LAGERFELD space as the fashion house unveils a unique ‘pop up store’, in the heart of the 3rd floor within the store’s Contemporary Womenswear Department. This will allow customers and fans to experience and be part of the KARL LAGERFELD world. Karl Setting high standards of quality and accessible fashion, Selfridges is proud to debut the Autumn Winter 2012 KARL collection. The more casual of the two lines,…

Novembre Magazine, arts and fashion.

Novembre Magazine, arts and fashion.

Switzerland is a great place where creativity, innovation and Design are part of the “landscape”. In these domain, if you do not know Novembre magazine, you need to discover it. It is a great source of qualitative information about Arts and Fashion. There are 2 releases per year and the project was born with 4 founding members, all former students at ECAL, Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne – Switzerland. Florence Tétier – Creative Director Florian Joye – Luxury Editor Jeanne-Salomé…

After 45 years, Yves Saint Laurent changes its name!

After 45 years, Yves Saint Laurent changes its name!

That was the news of the week. After 45 years of existence and the explosive arrival of Hedi Slimane to the company as Artistic Director, the company Yves Saint Laurent has decided to change name. It will become simply Saint Laurent Paris. History of fashion showed that creators founded Houses of creation, that became Brands and finally labels. Christian Dior became Dior, Loris Azzaro becomes Azzaro, Cristobal Balenciaga becomes Balenciaga, Nino Cerutti is now Cerutti, Emanuel Ungaro is Ungaro or…

Jitrois: Artists, Lovers and Decadence.

Jitrois: Artists, Lovers and Decadence.

Jitrois presents its new Fall-Winter 2012-2013 campaign called Artists, Lovers, Decadence. A beautiful and classy inspiration from the 20’s intellectual bohemians. The campaign is shot by Rankin, who collaborates with the fashion house for the past 6 years. For memory, John Rankin Waddell is a british fashion photographer. He founded together with Jefferson Hack the international magazine Dazed & Confused. We can say that Jitrois is not only back but they are now moving forward with a beautiful elegance and…

Ronald Falloon, essence of the sixties…

Ronald Falloon, essence of the sixties…

Ronald Fallon is one of the great names in photography during the 60’s. He introduced the legend of Marianne Faithfull as the symbol of a new youth. He is our photographer of the month. He is the photographer of the month at luxuryactivist.com. The 60’s represented a renew in the fashion photography. After all the classicism of the 50’s, this new decade inspired us with a “boutique spirit”. In deed, the ready-to-wear style was predominant on the 60’s, showing much…

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…

Jelmoli, luxury department store in Zurich

Jelmoli, luxury department store in Zurich

Jelmoli is a luxury Department store in Zurich, Switzerland and probably one of the oldest in the world. Their Claim: The house of Brands. During the Sisley event last week for the launch of their new flagship counter at Jelmoli, I was happy to get back one more time to this nice Department store. In Switzerland is by far the most upscaled Big Department store. Manor, Globus and Bon Genie are far behind. The Store itself is a true piece…

Junko Shimada by Luxuryactivist.

Junko Shimada by Luxuryactivist.

Junko Shimada was one of the first japanese fashion designers to settle down in Paris in the 60’s. Since then, the creative fashion artist stayed loyal to her undeniable style, bringing the perfect harmony between elegance and creativity. She is our fashion designer of the month. Ms Shimada studied at Sujino Gajen Dressmaker Institute if Tokyo and after a visit to Paris, she was completely seduced by the french capital. She decided to move to Paris. Her career is outstanding…

Anyes Galleani, Urban Art meets luxury.

Anyes Galleani, Urban Art meets luxury.

Anyes Galleani is an Italian-born artist & photographer based in Los Angeles. She uses photomontage and collage to create unique images and mixed media art. Raised on the beautiful Italian Riviera, Anyes moved to the US at 21 to pursue a degree in film & photography. Her keen eye for beauty and composition led to her career as a fashion and celebrity photographer. Soon, she was working with many leading actors, high profile companies and national publications, including W magazine,…

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