Alexander McQueen’s Best Runway Shows of All Time - Remembering Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen. Alexander McQueen passed away five years ago today.
To mark the occasion, and to celebrate next month's McQueen retrospective, Savage Beauty, opening at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, we're taking a look back at his most extraordinary runway shows in video. McQueen's shows often verged on the edge of performance art and theater, and there's no better way to experience them than watching for yourself. Fall 1995: Bum's The Word This collection, titled "Highland Rape," shocked many thanks to classic Scottish references combined with overtly sexual pieces.
On the runway, models flashed the audience with the appalling "Bumster skirt. " Spring 1997: Walking on Water For McQueen's Spring 1997 collection, models walked down a set of concrete stairs and through a large puddle of water while wearing heels. Spring 1998: The Rain Staying true to that of-the-elements inspiration, artificial rain fell over the models as they walked down the runway for the latter half of the Spring 1998 show. This Video of Ballerinas on Paris Rooftops Is the Stuff Dreams Are Made Of. Prepare for dreamy overload as Benjamin Millepied (director of the Paris Opera Ballet and husband to Natalie Portman) crafts the ultimate Paris fantasy for Nowness—a perfect pas de deux running over the city's rooftops.
The project showcases dancers Leonore Baulac and Alistair Madin at the Palais Garnier, the ballet company's home since 1875, in a whole new light. The video marks Millepied's first season leading the company, where pushing the envelope creatively is clearly on his mind. "I will bring in visual artists, filmmakers, cartoonists and fashion designers to create the visual language of our new productions. I am interested in making sure we are not only dancing the best ballets that exist but also pushing ballet forward with the creation of new works which make use of the classical vocabulary and feel relevant to our time," he said. Who's ready to catch a flight? You should also check out: Watch Lily Aldridge Train for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show: How to Work Out Like a Supermodel. LIVE IN LEVI'S®, Just Don't Bore Them. Pardon My French/Guillaume Henry. Este vídeo con Kirsten Dunst es la mejor burla del absurdo de Instagram. "Cuando estoy sola, me gusta fingir que estoy en una película.
La clase de películas que no acabo de comprender muy bien. A veces incluso pienso en francés, y me pongo viejos vinilos de los sesenta. Son mejores que cualquier disco de ahora". Ahondando en la nostalgia, el recurso a la nouvelle vague, la fotografía analógica y otro buen puñado de clichés manidos sobre lo que significa molar en el siglo XXI, Matthew Frost rodó uno de los mejores fashion films que se recuerdan.
Se titula, precisamente "Fashion film" porque su protagonista, Lizzy Caplan, se ríe de los tópicos sobre los que se construyen los cada vez más explotados cortometrajes publicitarios sobre moda: ambientes etéreos, mujeres que no hacen otra cosa que revolcarse en el bosque o poner muecas absurdas frente a la cámara, alusiones a las actrices de los sesenta y un largo etcétera de lugares comunes con los que pocos se sienten identificados. Curiosamente, el vídeo era el spot de una marca de moda, Vena Cava. Cara Delevingne Opens Up in Her New W Video Screen Test.
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SOMEBODY - MIU MIU - WOMEN'S TALES #8. The Chatroom: Jenna Lyons. Welcome to The Chatroom, a new video series that will chronicle conversations with women who are cooler than cucumbers but better because they’re also more interesting.
Each woman has demonstrated a strong sense of personal style, intelligence, and overall wit. Roll those attributes into a human and you, my friends, have an icon. If you learn one thing about me, let it be that I like lipstick and love words. Red lips. Big words. I tell you this because The Chatroom includes both — partially thanks to NARS and a new line of lipstick that possibly consulted the thesaurus of life when it decided to call itself Audacious Lipstick. For our first installment of The Chatroom, I sat down with the inimitable Jenna Lyons, President and Creative Director of J. You already did? New installments of The Chatroom will be released on Mondays throughout September which should make Sunday nights especially more enjoyable. Next up: Rashida Jones. This series is sponsored by NARS.
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