LUMIÈRE D’ÉTÉ

Left: Bikini dress with sequins embroidery MICHAEL KORS COLLECTION / Maxi-hat ALESSANDRA ZANARIA / Jet crystal earrings and bracelet SHARRA PAGANO. Right: Fishnet dress with all-over sequins AMEN / Jet pendant earrings SHARRA PAGANO / Clutch in hyacinth satin with macro peony flower, Black satin couture sandal with macro peony flower and crystal edging GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI.   Single-breasted tux jacket […]

THE MALE WARDROBE AS GENDER IDENTITY

Men’s dress relaxes its traditional resistance to change, opening up to every possible interpretation of the masculine, from bespoke tailoring to dress-down street, and defining a new language more in step with the times. For the longest time, men’s dress has been viewed as a balance of conventions forever associated with resistance to change. This having […]

FASHION’S CONQUERED FREEDOM

SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF CREATING CLOTHES, PHOTOGRAPHS AND INCREDIBLE SHOWS. JUST A FEW DAYS AFTER HIS PASSING FORCE ONE MONACO OFFERS ITS TRIBUTE TO KARL LAGERFELD.   If you were to open a book on the history of fashion literature, you should find the name of a new author: Karl Lagerfeld. Karl didn’t write with pen […]

WHEN A MASTERPIECE STEMS FROM ART

Arthur Arbesser, one of the most promising young designers on the international scene, has revolutionised the concept of art and fashion. This is his programmatic manifesto. Arthur Arbesser’s atelier, in a building designed by architect Luigi Caccia Dominioni, says everything about one who has been defined one of the most promising young designers on the […]