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Friday Chronicle #29: A Titanic named Lanvin. Guess who is the iceberg? 

Friday Chronicle #29: A Titanic named Lanvin. Guess who is the iceberg? 

This summer when Lanvin announced the arrival of Olivier Lapidus as Artistic Director, first we thought it was a joke, like “happy Halloween”. Then, we realized it was true which suddenly made us feel dizzy and even worried. Unfortunately we could not call Fashion Police as Paris is out of their jurisdiction. As expected, the first collection was a disaster. At least the good news is that it cannot be worst (well, we never know). Flashback! Jeanne Lanvin, inventor of…

Fashion is dead, the industry killed it. 

Fashion is dead, the industry killed it. 

It is official, fashion is dead. Fashion designers have continuously resigned from their roles at some of the most prestigious fashion names. From Dior, to Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, all these brands are dying as their respectives Artistic Directors are leaving their position. Most of them declared that they do not accept anymore the conditions and the pressure in which they live constantly. The industry of fashion is killing fashion. Luxury Fashion Houses are changing to become fashion labels and…

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…

Lanvin, celebrating anonymous people.

Lanvin, celebrating anonymous people.

Lanvin is launching for its new Winter 2012 Ad campaign a video about putting on stage completely anonymous people. Exit the stars and other actors ! See the full video here: Photographer — Steven Meisel Creative Direction — House and Holme, Ronnie Newhouse and Stephen Wolstenholme Make-Up — Pat McGrath Hair — Guido Palau Set Design — Mary Howard You can check the brand website for more information: http://www.lanvin.com   The work of Steven Meisel is really impressive. Like it! LA…

Lanvin loves H&M winter 2010

Lanvin loves H&M winter 2010

We can say that one of the most classy brands around for the last 5 years is LANVIN. If a woman wears a Lanvin dress she is timeless. If a Man wears a Lanvin suit, he is just as elegant as hot. And now the big event as 2 or 3 times per year is the new H&M collection designed by Lanvin. They started a full buzz campaign on Youtube by revealing part of a making off movie. We can…