Pleats Please

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…

Pleats Please by Issey Miyake, happy one.

Pleats Please by Issey Miyake, happy one.

Issey Miyake launched Pleats Please, a new fragrance for women by the iconic japanese designer. And this time, the elegant minimalistic low profile of the brand gave place to an outstanding colorful project… all wrapped in a 2.0 approach. Every decade in the Perfumery industry brought a new way of creating fragrances. The 90’s was the era of Back to basics, to an idea of “essentiality”. After the crowded over-rated sexy fragrances of the 80’s dominated often by American Brands…