Pedro Lourenço, Rabih Kayrouz, Yang Li, Alexandre Mattiussi, Iris Van Herpen, Masha Ma and Olympia Le Tan
Seven designers will be in the running for the ANDAM Fashion Award this year, for a total prize fund of 250,000 euros. Composed of 23 industry professionals and sponsors, the jury has selected the following group of finalists: Alexandre Mattiussi for his contemporary menswear label named Ami; Olympia Le Tan and Iris Van Herpen who have both recently branched out into ready-to-wear from accessories and couture respectively; Maison Rabih Kayrouz for his ready-to-wear line launched in 2012, Brazilian designer Pedro Lourenço who has been presenting his collection in Paris since 2010, Chinese designer Masha Ma who produces her luxury collection between China and Europe and has recently started to do contemporary and finally, Australian Yang Li who has three collections under his belt and made his Paris debut last season.
This year, the jury is run by Renzo Rosso and the winners will be nominated the July4 in Paris.
An assambly held at the Camera’s headquarters voted for Mario Boselli to continue his presidency for a third consecutive year. Vice Presients and Consiglieri include: Patrizio Bertelli (Prada), Diego della Valle (Tod’s), Angela Missoni (Missoni), Ermenegildo Zegna (Zegna), Giovanna Gentile Ferragamo, Stefano Sassi (Valentino).
Richardson stars in Valentino‘s fall accessories campaign. The ads, shot in Rome at Studio Backspace, show fashion photographer Terry Richardson’s tattooed forearms, featured holding red Rockstud accessories against his signature white background. It’s quite a change for Valentino known for its aspirational glamour.
On today’s press conference for Pitti 2014 Gaetano Marzzoto talked about the efforts of the Pitti team regarding the brand’s need to expand internationally and use Pitti as a platform to reach other markets.
Travelling from China, Hermès presents Festival des Métiers at Saatchi Gallery in London. Allowing visitors to get up close to the production processes behind some of their most iconic goods, “Festival des Métiers unlocks the poetic and unique crafts that are the essence of the house of Hermès.” A behind-the-scenes glimpse into the construction of handbags, watches, fine-jewellery as well the opportunity to see their legendary scarves printed on-site.
Free admission 21 May – 27 May 2013, 10am – 6pm Daily. Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road, London, SW3 4RY.
The world’s largest Saint Laurent’s boutique merchandise by Hedi Slimane has landed on Avenue Montaigne in Paris. We recognize the Hedi Slimane’s touch with a minimalist boutique composed mainly of marble, metal and mirrors.
“The store concept is an essential ingredient of the reformation by Mr. Slimane and the new strategic direction of the house,” Paul Deneve, president and chief executive officer of Yves Saint Laurent, told WWD.
The boutique offering a wide range of men’s and women’s ready-to-wear products and accessories that helped Saint Laurent report a 16.9 percent revenue gain in the first quarter.
Ottavio Missoni, who founded the iconic Missoni fashion brand with his wife Rosita, died Thursday at his home in Sumirago, Italy. He was 92. On May 1, Missoni, known by his nickname Tai, was hospitalized for a cardiac problem but was released later that evening. Mr. Missoni, an Italian track star, and his young bride, Rosita, created the Missoni label in the 1950s, and for many decades it was considered the height of Italian sophistication, known for its rather jarring striated patterns.
The rocker’s Rolling Stones tour wardrobe has been designed by Hedi Slimane. For the biggest Rolling Stones tour in six years – the 50 and Counting Tour, Hedi Slimane designed stage costumes with a waistcoat, Racer Jacket, silk scarves and T-shirts. The collection will be sold in Saint Laurent stores.
The controversial seminar John Galliano had been scheduled to teach at Parsons has been canceled, the school announced late Tuesday. The class had been canceled because of a petition against the class purportedly led by students, Parsons spokeswoman Deborah Kirschner told The New York Times’s Eric Wilson, “We could not reach consensus with Mr. Galliano on the conditions of this conversation, and the program could not move forward.”
In a beautiful hidden courtyard of an old Milano building, the Lambert team met today Andrea Incontri, a very talented Italian designer. We had the privilege of having a preview of his upcoming women’s pre-collection followed-up by an interesting talk with him about fashion and life in general.
Stay tuned to see his beautiful new collection!
A Shaded View on Fashion Film (ASVOFF) is organising its first event at the Cannes International Film Festival on May 19. Sponsored by Peroni, will take place at private club Le Cercle on the Carlton hotel beach. A selection of films produced by important names in fashion and photography will be screened at the event. “Being in Cannes is an opportunity for ASVOFF to promote its content and as well as to showcase its potential to industry insiders from across the world,” says David Herman, event producer at ASVOFF.
The actress Winona Ryder is come back With “The Iceman” movie and with that, naturally, comes some magazine exposure. Ryder is covering the May issue of Interview magazine photographed by Craig McDean.
This year, the Costume Institute gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrated the new exhibition “Punk: Chaos to Couture” and bring the ’77 spirit to the Upper East Side. See the star’s outfit on the red carpet after the jump.