For its December-January 2014 edition, Vogue Paris taps the famous couple for a romantic shooting captured by fashion photography duo Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin. Victoria Beckham is also an editor guest for this issue which hits newsstands in Paris on December 2nd.
There have always been charges of excess in the art world, and Dakis Joannou has a simple answer to them: Guilty. Docked in Athens’ Piraeus Port, his irreverently named 115-foot luxury craft is a fantastical collaboration between superstar American artist Jeff Koons and Italian yacht designer Ivana Porfiri. Although the colorful exterior brings to mind the Pop paintings of Roy Lichtenstein, Guilty’ s bold geometric designs–alternating yellow rhombuses, pink triangles and blue polygons–were actually inspired by British naval camouflage from World War I. But there is no hiding the 72-year-old Greek-Cypriot industrialist’s super-yacht–it is a floating piece of art.
The Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design in collaboration with designer Elie Saab will be taught to the student from the Lebanese American University as part of a partnership with The London College of Fashion. Saab will be the Honorary Chairman of this program.
A giant Louis Vuitton trunk has been assembled in Moscow’s Red Square ahead of the opening of an exhibition dedicated to the famous fashion brand. The “Red Square trunk” is a gigantic replica of monogrammed luggage owned by Russian Prince Vladimir Orlov, who was part of the Imperial Family.
Since 2007, Marni, the Italian fashion house founded by Consuelo Castiglioni, has used the festive season to foster support for impoverished children with its annual fundraising project “Children’s Imaginary World”.
Gi Booth Chair designed by Jakob Gomez is a new concept allowing people to have a dose of privacy in a public space. Gomez created a new flexible space in any particular environment. This chair takes one square meter of space and is available in three different wood.
Modostudio is a multi-disciplinary practice of architecture, urban planning and industrial design. Combining architectural theory, research, innovation and experimentation, allowed the founding partners of modostudio have developped a lot of projects in various field. Their latest projects is The Museum of Bavarian History.
Lady Gaga will appear in Versace’s spring advertising campaign, WWD has learned. It is understood fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott photographed her in London. The collaboration between the American pop star and Donatella Versace dates back to 2011, when Lady Gaga decided to wear Versace vintage dresses for “The Edge of Glory” music video.
Ford created a jaw-dropping 600 individual pieces for the tour, which includes eight different outfits for Timberlake himself, and original looks for all the backup dancers, band members and vocalists.
The 20/20 World Experience Tour begins in Brooklyn Wednesday and will travel around 69 dates across North America and Europe. This is the first time that Tom Ford designed an entire line for a world tour. Justin Timberlake already has special design from Tom Ford for it’s “Suit & Tie” video, for the artwork of his 20/20 album and also for several promotional performances.
“This city is strong, robust, self-assured,” says Ole Scheeren of Beijing, where he has lived and worked since the early 2000′s, when he came to oversee the construction of the iconic Chinese Central Television (CCTV) Headquarters as Director and Partner of Rem Koolhaas’ Dutch firm, OMA. “Even though it has transformed dramatically, it has never lost touch with itself entirely.” When it first appeared, the striking, cantilevered structure was emblematic of a new direction in Beijing architecture, and the the acclaimed architect spent a recent Sunday meandering through the city’s streets, lending his voice to this lucid portrait of the building by filmmaker Montague Fendt.
Traditional French Scents Cire Trudon have been invited by Galeries Lafayette to build a pop-up store. It’s the occasion for the candlemakers expert to show their two limited edition candles. Sold in glasses pots handmade in the town of Vinci Italy, these candles who spread their scents during 70 hours are available at Galeries Lafayette.