In the past, we have covered haute couture designers through the ages: 1900's-1950's. In this post, we will cover the present day haute couture designers, how it is surviving, who is buying it and how it has changed.
The "couture" of the past - what it means - history and origins, who did it, who bought it, couture techniques that make couture - couture. Here we talk about the period 1930s-50s part 2
The "couture" of the past - what it means - history and origins, who did it, who bought it, couture techniques that make couture - couture. Here we talk about the period 1930s-50s.
Sprezzatura is an effortless dress and lifestyle movement that doesn't require you to liquidate your stocks so you can invest in accessories, suits and grooming aids. Learn what it is and how to introduce into your style.
Unlike ready-to-wear which is about predicting the future, couture while expensive is an altogether more relaxed affair. The point of haute couture fashion is that it symbolizes the present for future generations to learn about the past. Learn the history here.
Every industry has its own way of expressing technical might and glamour. Car manufacturers have supercars that showcase their expertise. In fashion - it is the Haute Couture collections that showcase a designer’s most...
Films - be it documentaries, short or feature-length movies hold the power to make us laugh or cry in equal measures; they can educate and above all - inspire us to dream.
Ever wondered how top fashion designers manage to create multiple collections per year? Season after season, year after year, seemingly never running out of ideas. Fashion inspiration is behind it all.
Fashion archives allow new designers to delve into a past that was very different to the present. It can be used in order to gain some insight into the brands DNA.
Out with the old guard and in with the new. The appointment of Edward Enninful as the next Editor of British Vogue is a bold move for the British fashion industry.
As anyone who knows or follows the luxury goods industry will tell you - there are luxury goods companies and then - there is Hermes. The family owned leather goods maker is a true champion of "the art of craft". They continuously find new ways to educate and showcase what true craftsmanship means be it through pop up exhibitions, store demonstrations or videos. The latest new initiative paying respect to the true unsung heros behind the brand are a series of videos simple titled "No Comment".