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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 ultimately generic apparel items. A new model need to be find.    Hedi, Albert, Raf, Stefano, Christophe, John… all gone. Every chain reaction has a starting point. In our case here it all started back in 2007 when Hedi Slimane resigned from his position at Dior Homme. At that time everybody was shocked. When Hedi Slimane took over the artistic direction of Dior homme in 2000, he reshaped the fashion…

Saint Laurent Dance by Hedi Slimane. Not bad but could be better.

Saint Laurent Dance by Hedi Slimane. Not bad but could be better.

When Hedi Slimane took over from Stefano Pilati at the head of creation in Saint Laurent Paris, we all started dreaming about all the amazing photos and videos he would do. And here we go with the first video directed by him called Saint Laurent Dance. It will support the launch of the Ballerine Dance new line. Beginning of this year, Saint Laurent opened a new flagship store at Avenue Montagne in Paris. For the opening, Hedi Slimane revealed a new collection called “The Permanent Collection”. It summarizes some iconic classics that every women should have in her wardrobe. And now, he is revealing a new addition to this collection, the Ballerine Dance. It revamps the traditional ballerina shoes in a more modern and sophisticated way. And to support this launch, 2 videos are released this month. We can see Hedi Slimane signature very well. Great video but there is…

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!

Fragrance words, episode 6: Beatrix Chartier

Fragrance words, episode 6: Beatrix Chartier

Fragrance words, episode 6, features Beatrix Chartier. As usual please see down below for the french version. EPISODE 6: BEATRIX CHARTIER (EN) Beatrix Chartier is Fine Fragrances Evaluation Director at Givaudan, one of the leading Fragrance Houses in the world. During the years, Beatrix Chartier developed an unique and tremendous knowledge on Fragrances launched in the international market. She kept preciously every Fragrance she evaluated into her notes as precious reminders of her impressions. She has an “edgy eye” and thanks to her special position as Evaluation Director, she has a transversal look on the Fragrance market. She is also very passionate and put a lot of professionalism and good mood on her daily work. THE FRAGRANCE MARKET IN 2012 Luxury Activist (LA): 2012 New launches, which are the fragrance launches that positively marked this year ? Beatrix Chartier (BX):  In 2012, I highlight 3 feminine fragrances: Prodigieux by Nuxe (this is a…

Fashion Zoo- episode one

Fashion Zoo- episode one

Here is the first video of Fashion zoo by LuxuryActivist…