Just in time for the holiday season, French silversmith Christofle has opened a pop up store on the tony rue François 1er in Paris’s Golden Triangle. Continue Reading
What better way to celebrate Playboy’s 60th birthday than get Kate Moss to take her kit off for an 18-page spread?
To help keep newsstands’ traffic under control, the 39-year-old British supermodel appears on the cover of the January/February double issue donning the quintessential bunny suit, ears and cuffs. But since everyone reads Playboy for the articles, accompanying the more skin-baring pictorial inside is a naughty-ish sit-down interview between Moss and Tom Jones. Continue Reading
Designer collaborations are ramping up just in time for the holidays. Continue Reading
As the latest artist in a string of talents invited to redecorate rooms at Paris’s Hôtel Lutetia over the past few years, Chinese artist Yi Zhou has conceived the “Paradise Suite,” featuring details that represent her universe. They include exotic painted curtains depicting her house in Shanghai and scenes from childhood, lamps co-designed with the French glass paste jewelry house Gripoix, and a vase collaboration with the French label Each x Other. Continue Reading
Hats off to British milliner Philip Treacy, who was selected to design the trophy for the next edition of the Brit Awards. The glitzy event, which celebrates the best acts from the British and international music scenes, will take place on February 19, 2014, at The O2 in London. It will be hosted by British actor and comedian James Corden, with among confirmed musical acts the Arctic Monkeys and Katy Perry. Continue Reading
Victoria Beckham fans: It’s time to brush up on your français. For her latest style endeavor, the multitasking fashion designer and mother-of-four has taken on the role of guest editor of the Christmas edition of French Vogue. “We handed over the reins of this edition to a woman who, in this collaboration, proved to be the total opposite of how she is perceived. Spontaneous, funny, humble, and driven by a healthy dose of ambition. She is a perfectionist, like everyone who is passionate about their work,” stated Emmanuelle Alt, the title’s editor-in-chief. Continue Reading
Alexa Chung strikes again. Four years after having sent Mulberry’s revenues into the stratosphere with the satchel carrying her moniker, the British style icon has been tapped to star in the Spring 2014 advertising campaign of family-owned French leather goods brand, Longchamp. Chung follows in the footsteps of Kate Moss and Coco Rocha. Continue Reading