Fire as a historical fashion element

Although fire was discovered by man 400,000 years ago, the fashion industry did not adopt it until the last century. Elsa Schiaparelli was requested to dance by fashion designer Coco Chanel at a gala event at the start of the Second World War. After a few waltz steps and perhaps a few unwelcome jokes, Chanel shoved the Italian designer into a burning candelabra, setting fire … Continua a leggere Fire as a historical fashion element

How Schiapparelli adapted “The Divine Comedy” of Dante.

How Schiapparelli adapted “The Divine Comedy” of Dante. “Then lo, not far from where the ascent began, / a Leopard which, exceeding light and swift, / was covered over with a spotted hide / […] / but not so, that I should not fear the sight, / which next appeared before me, / of a Lion, / […] / and of a she-Wolf, / which … Continua a leggere How Schiapparelli adapted “The Divine Comedy” of Dante.

Kim Kardashian and the Lady D cross, which cost 197,000 dollars

The catwalks, Instagram, and TikTok all affirmed that Churchcore is the season’s top trend. From the all-black tailoring of Saint Laurent to the minimalism of Givenchy’s first looks, fashion week was pervaded by a monastic vibe, but the cross is the true accessory of the season, a must-have in Dolce & Gabbana’s SS23 and in the jewelry boxes of trendsetters around the world, including Kim … Continua a leggere Kim Kardashian and the Lady D cross, which cost 197,000 dollars

The 2023 Met Gala co-chairs and dress code are confirmed.

The 2023 Met Gala co-chairs and dress code are confirmed. Date to remember: May 1st, 2023. The most awaited event of the year is still more than three months away, but anticipation has already surpassed expectations as the fashion elite and current celebrities dress their most stunning and dramatic costumes to walk the red carpet. We are, of course, referring to the Met Gala, which, … Continua a leggere The 2023 Met Gala co-chairs and dress code are confirmed.

Exploding Fashion: From 2D to 3D Animation

If you’ve been following Central Saint Martins social medias , you might be curious about how the 3D animations in “Exploding Fashion” were created. The CentralSaintMartins researchers gathered examples of model postures, gestures, and movements from each historical era in order to create a historicized animation for each outfit. The two models, Kitty Garratt, a fit model, and Kate Coyne, a contemporary dancer, used this … Continua a leggere Exploding Fashion: From 2D to 3D Animation

If you had the option, would you ever layer two pairs of pants?

A new method of wearing pants that involves stacking two pairs on top of each other to give the appearance of a double waist and change the leg silhouette is starting to spread almost imperceptibly across TikTok and Instagram. Recently, we have started to see a loose-fitting sports pant worn over a pair of tight jeans – a natural and inventive evolution of the classic … Continua a leggere If you had the option, would you ever layer two pairs of pants?

Invest on trends with a mind toward 2023

Bubblegum pink, cut-outs, and gorpcore are three words that would best sum up the year 2022 in terms of fashion. But they won’t be our favorites in 2023 either, like any respectable trend. What then will we bring into the new year? The shade of green The preferred green of Generation Z is somewhat paler than the gemstone and unquestionably brighter. They have even given … Continua a leggere Invest on trends with a mind toward 2023

Vivienne Westwood is Ai Yazawa’s favorite designer.

The distance between fashion and the new generations was considerably harder to close thirty years ago, before social networks and influencers existed. In addition to music and movies, comic books, particularly Japanese comic books, were a veritable Pandora’s box of knowledge on the newest trends. Ai Yazawa is still one of the most well-known figures in the anime and manga worlds despite having retired from … Continua a leggere Vivienne Westwood is Ai Yazawa’s favorite designer.

The most famous designs of Vivienne Westwood

One of the most recognizable names in fashion history is Vivienne Westwood. She passed suddenly at the age of 81, having amassed a level of international notoriety mostly because of her works, which were able to speak both the language of social protest and couture, irrevocably combining the two. Her clothes served as a sign of identity representation, a declaration of affiliation, and a blatant … Continua a leggere The most famous designs of Vivienne Westwood

The Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama Collaboration is Now Available for Pre-Orders.

The Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama Collaboration is Now Available for Pre-Orders. Louis Vuitton and Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama are set to make us go dotty once more for those purses and merchandise, ten years after their well-received initial partnership in 2012. A collection of bags and accessories with the polka-dotted motifs and patterns that are essential to the work of the eccentric Japanese artist … Continua a leggere The Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama Collaboration is Now Available for Pre-Orders.