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Chanel just announced its first watch for men — it costs $36,000 and it's gorgeous. The Monsieur de Chanel, Chanel's first wristwatch for men.

Chanel just announced its first watch for men — it costs $36,000 and it's gorgeous

Chanel Chanel is not quite a name for watches — yet. In a surprise, the French fashion house just announced their first ever watch for men, appropriately called "The Monsieur". Salvatore Ferragamo Announces Paul Andrew Design Director Womens Footwear. Exhibition Spotlights Hermès Window Display Designer – WWD. PARIS — It’s no exaggeration to say the windows displays at the Hermès mothership on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré are a work of art.

Exhibition Spotlights Hermès Window Display Designer – WWD

For starters, they are unique to the Paris location, making them more of an installation than a marketing tool. Cementing their cultural prestige, the elaborate vitrines are the subject of an exhibition set to run in the French city of Poitiers from Monday to Sept. 18. “Le Petit Théâtre de la Démesure” (“The Little Theater of Excess”) showcases the work of Antoine Platteau, who was appointed director of window decorations for the Faubourg store in 2014. Opinion, Colin's Column. ROME, Italy — I have admired Azzedine Alaïa and his unique approach to fashion design since the 1980s, but I had never met him until we had lunch a few days ago in Rome, just before a major exhibition of his work was due to open at the Galleria Borghese.

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When I arrived at Harry’s Bar on the Via Veneto, I was very pleased that Alaïa was there with his close friend Carla Sozzani, who was instrumental in arranging our meeting. Mark Wilson, a close friend and his co-curator for the exhibition, had also downed tools in order to be present. Our lunch conversation was multi-national, but respected the fact that Alaïa is only really happy speaking French and, even then, prefers silence to talking. But even when silent, the designer is incredibly watchful, taking in everyone and everything around him.

Sitting opposite Alaïa, dressed in his signature black, I felt, for a split second, that I could almost be in the presence of a holy man, surrounded by acolytes and tenders of the flame. How Joseph Altuzarra Found His Signature Silhouette. NEW YORK, United States — “It’s really not a race,” designer Joseph Altuzarra told BoF, sitting in his studio on New York’s Howard Street.

How Joseph Altuzarra Found His Signature Silhouette

LVMH Vice President Delphine Arnault: "IT IS HARD TO REJECT FASHION" - 032c Workshop. This article originally appeared in 032c Issue #30: “NO FEAR”, released in May 2016.

LVMH Vice President Delphine Arnault: "IT IS HARD TO REJECT FASHION" - 032c Workshop

It is available now. If industry wisdom is now crowd-sourced, who makes the decisions in fashion? Margot Robbie For Calvin Klein. Sonia Rykiel: Woman's Liberator Suzy Menkes. Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion. The Costume Institute's fall 2016 exhibition will feature significant acquisitions of the past 10 years and explore how the department has honed its collecting strategy to amass masterworks of the highest aesthetic and technical quality, including iconic works by designers who have changed fashion history and advanced fashion as an art form.

Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion

THE BOOKS OF DRIES VAN NOTEN. To celebrate Fall 2016 arriving in stores, Dries Van Noten has launched two books detailing the inspiration behind its mens and women’s ready-to-wear shows and the creative process that went into making the collections.


Yves Saint Laurent ad banned for using 'unhealthily underweight' model. An advert by the fashion company Yves Saint Laurent has been banned by the UK’s advertising watchdog for using a model who appeared to be unhealthily underweight.

Yves Saint Laurent ad banned for using 'unhealthily underweight' model

To Celebrate 20 Years of Jimmy Choo, The ultimate Shoe Trunk. LOUIS VUITTON TO RELEASE ITS FIRST FRAGRANCES IN 70 YEARS. I Introducing Les Parfums Louis Vuitton Louis Vuitton hasn’t released a single bottle of perfume in exactly seven decades, but today the house has revealed that this is a fact that’s about to change.


Starting September 1st, the maison will launch a collection of seven scents called Les Parfums Louis Vuitton. Developed by perfumier Jacques Cavallier Belletrud in LV’s Les Fontaines Parfumées fragrance center in Grasse, the line of eaux de perfumes took close to four years in total to come together and many months to finesse. Oscar De La Renta interested in Alber Elbaz - News : Appointments (#724332) Autumn is upon us, and the game of musical chairs has begun again in earnest at many fashion labels.

Oscar De La Renta interested in Alber Elbaz - News : Appointments (#724332)

Oscar De La Renta has apparently set its sights on Alber Elbaz, to appoint him Creative Director in the aftermath of Peter Copping's resignation. The latter, who was head of the New York ready-to-wear brand's creative directorship in October 2014, threw in the towel last July, "personal reasons forcing him to return to Europe. " According to Milan daily paper MF Fashion, Alber Elbaz was approached by the US fashion label, which is apparently keen on him starting with the Autumn/Winter 2017-18 season. The Spring/Summer 2017 collection, due to show in New York on 12th September, has in fact been created by an internal design team.

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Luxury Brands and Their Collaborations with Music. How Demna Gvasalia Is Revolutionizing Balenciaga From the Inside Out. Sarah Mower meets the designer who’s fearlessly ripping up the rule book. There was a car with blacked-out windows, a drive across Paris to an unknown destination, an underground parking lot, a private elevator. Burberry teams up with Harrods for 2016 Christmas Windows. London department store Harrods is working with fashion house Burberry to tell “A Very British Fairy Tale.” The retailer’s effort for holiday 2016 will kick off in November when its window displays facing Brompton Road are unveiled.

Holiday windows attract crowds of shoppers and passersby, allowing the retail host to become part of consumers' traditions. Proenza Schouler Appoints New CEO; Judd Crane Joins Management Team From Selfridges. Judd Crane has just been named the new chief executive officer of Proenza Schouler — succeeding Ron Frasch, who had been serving as interim CEO since June 2015. Designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez told WWD that Crane "a world-class merchant who instinctively understands and shares our vision of how we see the brand developing in the coming years. He has the impressive leadership skills and the ambition needed to drive the business during its next phase of growth and we are very much looking forward to having him on board.

" Crane is expected to begin his role in early September. He was previously director of women's wear and accessories at London's Selfridges — where he worked for four years overseeing buying and merchandising for product categories including ready-to-wear, leather goods, shoes, jewelry, travel and kids. Crane said he's looking forward "to developing the business strategy that will enable the brand to realize its tremendous potential.

" Nicolas Ghesquière to create his own label. After a spectacular Cruise 2017 show at the Niteroi museum in Rio de Janeiro last weekend, Creative Director at Louis Vuitton Nicolas Ghesquière made a surprise announcement on French television yesterday, on Canal +'s Le Petit Journal. In response to Yann Barthès’ question "Would you like to launch your own label? " the designer revealed that he is preparing to just that in the not-so-distant future. “I would like to do it soon, very soon. I don’t have a date but I will come back and tell you when I do”. Without any further detail around the name of the future label or the conditions surrounding the launch, many questions remain unanswered. LOUIS VUITTON Spring Summer 2006 Celebrated the Grand Opening of the Champs-Elysées Store, held over the store. Burberry New London Fashion Week Home.

Picture credit: Burberry/Mario Testino 16 August 2016 Katie Berrington. Dior Couture Spring Summer 2005's first segment was inspired by Edie Sedgwick with The Velvet Underground playing, Lou Reed from the band was part of Warhol's Factory. Roland Mouret Talks Post Brexit And 10 Years Of The Galaxy – Grazia. Crazy About Tiffany's Official Trailer 1 (2016) - Documentary HD. Bouchra Jarrar's first preview of what to expect at Lanvin following her appointment and Alber's dismissal. Anthony Vaccarello's new Saint Laurent teasers preview a new wave into a new take on millennium simplicity. Inside Barneys' New Flagship Store in Downtown Manhattan.

Tamara Mellon on Her Revealing Memoir and How Growing Up in a “War Zone” Honed Her Business Skills. Related: The Lady and the Heel. Who is the Tom Ford Customer? Raf Simons is confirmed at Calvin Klein. Raf Simons has been named as the chief creative officer of Calvin Klein. This appointment was widely expected in fashion, following the announcement in June that Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli, women’s and menswear creative directors respectively, would be leaving the brand. Simons – who left Christian Dior in October - will work across both men’s and womenswear for Calvin Klein.

Valentino Maria Grazia Chiuri Confirmed Artistic Director Christian Dior.