STATE OF THE ART: AmfAR has landed in Paris. The charity event raising money to combat HIV/AIDS feted its first Paris edition on Sunday night, though the party’s hostess Carine Roitfeld insisted: “This is totally different. We just wanted to say thank you to all those people who have supported us year after year after year,” she said in a body-hugging black Versace gown, which turned out to be the evening’s hottest brand. Continue reading amFAR & Versace partner for star studded Dinner in Paris
The Giorgio Armani Group is set to launch a stylish new real estate project in China. Armani Casa has signed a deal with the Smart Hero Group to develop a residential project in Beijing, Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) reports. More than ten years after its foundation, Armani/Casa is a world leader in the luxury furnishings sector. A byword for elegance and style, it stems from Giorgio Armani’s living dream of a warm, harmonious, highly comfortable and sophisticated haven. Since 2003, the Armani/Casa Interior Design Studio has provided complete interior design services to private individuals and property developers, from the conceptual phase through to supervising the execution.
One of the most important designers in the history of American fashion, Donna Karan, is stepping down as chief designer of Donna Karan International.
Karan, 66, plans to devote greater time to her Urban Zen company and foundation, but will remain a close adviser to DKI under a long-term agreement, according to the company. Continue reading Donna Karan steps down from her Iconic Brand
Watch out, world. Toyota is heading back to the future.
The automaker has hinted it’s looking into flying cars. Now its Lexus luxury brand has actually built a working model of a hoverboard. That’s right, an actual working hoverboard. It’s real, but not for sale. Yet. The board uses liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductors and magnets, according to the Lexus website. The technology is already zooming around Toyota’s home country. A Japanese railway company last year set a new world speed record using a magnetic-levitation train. Toyota tipped its hand a year ago that it’s been experimenting with this for cars.
Tuesday night, Pop star Miley Cyrus, and Talk show host Andy Cohen were honored at the 6th annual amfAR Inspiration Gala. The two were honored for their work in the fight against AIDS. Anderson Cooper, a long time friend of Andy Cohen, hosted the star-studded event. The event featured; a fashion show that was centered around men’s style, and a musical performance by the legendary Mary J. Blige. Continue reading amfAR 6th Annual “Inspiration” Gala
When we viewed the Idan Cohen show back in February, we were dazzled by the beautiful intricacy of his work. Apparently, the stylists over at Cosmopolitan were too, since their July cover girl, Nicki Minaj, dazzled in a crystallized body suit from his RTW collection. Mr. Cohen debuted his designs for the first time at New York Fashion Week in February. We have no doubt it will not be his last. As time ticks down to September, we cannot wait to see what Idan Cohen has in store for us with his S/S 2016 Collection.
If you would like to view more of Idan Cohen’s A/W 2015 collection, watch the video below. Courtesy
of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week YouTube Channel:
After floating us into his garden on a cloud of lavender in September with his debut spring collection for 2015, August Getty ushered us into the sleek streets of the night with his Fall 2015 collection. Black Leather was the key to his collection, from dramatic capes to gowns made of flowing trains of leather, August ‘s woman is effortless when it comes to being the undiluted center of attention. Laser cut jumpsuits, two piece sets with peek-a-boo cut outs in the rear, the fall collection had everything a mysterious woman could want. The essence that his collections give off is that of a confident, fearless woman who oozes allure. When you see his designs, you want to be around the “Getty Girl”, but most importantly, you want to be the “Getty Girl”. Sexy, confident, sassy, and mysterious isn’t that the dream persona of all fashionable women? Continue reading Why we all should want to be a “Getty Girl”: August Getty Atelier
Get ready for #HMBalmaination! H&M’s next designer collaboration will be with the Parisian house of Balmain. It all started with a bang. Yesterday night, the creative director of Balmain, Olivier Rousteing, took the red carpet at the Billboard Music Awards together with his friends Kendall Jenner and Jourdan Dunn. They were all dressed in Balmain x H&M – revealing the first pieces of the collection. Through social media, H&M and Balmain invited their fans to join a movement of togetherness with: #HMBalmaination.
“I want to talk to my generation: this is my main aim as a designer. H&M allows me the unique possibility of bringing everyone into the world of Balmain get a piece of the dream and create a global #HMBalmaination: a movement of togetherness, fueled on a hashtag. The collaboration felt extremely natural to me: H&M is a brand that everybody connects to. It calls for unity, and I am all for it,” says Olivier Rousteing.