THE STIMULEYE presents A SHORT FILM WITH MARIOS SCHWAB directed by ANTOINE ASSERAF & RENE HABERMACHER starring AMY BAILEY all clothes MARIOS SCHWAB SS12 styling CRISTINA GUERRERO VANACLOCHA hair BRADY LEA make-up LAURA DOMINIQUE make-up assistant JOEY CHOY production PABLO ROSADO GEMMA GARNHAM JADE TONG CUONG RAQUEL ALBERTOS photo Assistance YU FUJIWARA shot at UNIT E light equipment BIG SKY LONDON thanks to RIKE DETSCHER LINN FLORENTINSSON-HOLM ALEX SHAH ADAM SMITH & SKINFLICKS ORIGINALLY PRODUCED for VOGUE ITALIA
to develop one's talent without compromising on quality and the pursuit of excellence, to grow through experience, benefitting from undoubted professionalism and a technical mastering, the team surrounding Guadeloupe born, Clarisse Hieraix, reflect the maturity of a label which attracts an international interest (thus clientele) in search of a style that combines modernity, refinement and seduction.
here I am! This time offering a touristic tour through the Italian heritage. Just to place our local beauties in everyone's head since all fashion people are leaving from Milano by tomorrow.
Yesterday as well as today was like a summary of our best painters, starting from 1300aC till the beginning of the last century: our historical buildings, our fabulous past, our actresses and models were strolling up and down the runway.
Dolce & Gabbana emphasized the brand's best themes. Taking inspiration from Byzantium mixed with Neapolitan romanticism, Baroque and sacred images, all wrapped by a "candlelight atmosphere".
The duo Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi (for their eponymous Aquilano.Rimondi) quoted Tiepolo, Mantegna and Artemisia, creating silk scuba dresses.
The Chinese, London-Based Uma Wang presented her collection at Palazzo Reale, in the ancient Sala Delle Cariatidi, the last room of the palace, still conserved, which occupies the site of the old theater which was by fire back in 1776.
She exhibited her magisterial ability in knitting and balancing fashion with functionality.
Tommaso Cecchi De'Rossi at Dada meeting point, the new concept store in town, presented his collection of accessories, dyed in wine pigments. The dye was developed from curcuma, spinach and other natural pigments that react, according to the level of alcohol and acidity of the wine.
Fabrizio Talia and his brand (Es)* Artisanal, produced the video “Stage of becoming”, starring Simonetta Gianfelici, the famous italian model from 80-90’s (the movie has been presented at Alta Roma and here in Milan screened at Riccardo Grassi showroom), who played the role of Maya Deren.
The new Italian brand May shoes, by Giorgia Pavan and Martina Ferri Faggioli, presented a new collection...
Giorgio Armani celebrated the outline of classic, giving birth once more to a more than a classy woman. The collection was received as a remark on the "Made in Italy" tag, as it is the best in the world...
Dear iDEALS, a breath of freshness comes all the way from Milan's fashion week.
With a wonderful cast, Ter et Bantine's show revealed a casual, modern and concise woman "as the anti-uniform of a revolt" for Autumn/Winter 2012/2013.
More daring than any other previous collection, Manuela Arcari leaves day-to-day items behind to create a new sihlouette outline, a wardrobe packed with eccentric elements designed to have a powerful noir impact. Military , geometrical expansions and a Gothic repertoire are recurrent traits that multiply and add on to generate the desired dramatic silhouettes.
The texture imaginable, namely leather, suede, row wool, bristly synthetics with wet-effect highlights, such as animal skin and satin weave. The hi-tech style provides them with an opportunity for juxtaposition.
Furs, artful embroidery on ripped fabrics and hypnotic patterns flock-printed on cloth are arranged as recuperated inserts of skilled tailoring on a flawless backdrop. Ample coats and skirt suits find their counterparts in clear cut dresses and tops that stand out against male trousers.
LOOKK HOSTED AN EVENING EVENT, ON HOW THE INTERNET AND NEW MEDIA CONTINUE TO CHALLENGE AND CHANGE THE WAY WE DISCOVER, CONSUME AND ENGAGE WITH FASHION. LONDON
February 22, 2012
"The web has forever changed our connection to the world, making fashion an increasingly complex landscape to navigate.
This event is the first of its kind during London Fashion Week and launched in collaboration with SEE (Student Enterprise and Employability – University of the Arts London), with a view to making the digital tangible & exploring the boundaries of fashion in the context of the open web.
The event on Wednesday February 22, 2012 at University of the Arts London’s Student Hub and HQ, 272 High Holborn, offered a chance to exchange and gain knowledge from creative thinkers and digital pioneers in the industry. Hywel Davies, course director of Fashion Promotion and Communication from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, will moderate the esteemed panel speakers: Diane Pernet from ASVOF, Melanie Crété from Dazed & Confused, Paula Goldstein from Purple Magazine, Michelle Sadlier from Karla Otto, Geoff Watts from Editd.com and Tamás Locher from LOOKK.com.
"The internet is fundamentally changing the way brands connect and engage with their customers. The fashion industry produces products that are truly social by nature, making it the biggest and most affected industry in this tectonic shift. We are at the very beginning of this process and I am very excited to be part of the spearhead of companies driving innovations in the space." – Tamás Locher, Founder & CEO of LOOKK...