Basterds Away

Playing in the testosterone filled world of Quentin Tarantino may be a bit of a challenge for any costume designer. This becomes more of an issue when the world in question is occupied by Nazi killing…

Lacoste 75 Years

To become a world famous brand several things need to come together not all at once and not in order, but the ingredients need to be there for something special to happen. A visionary needs to be the …

The Pirelli Calendars

Richard Avedon, Peter Lindbergh, Annie Leibowitz and Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott are all names that command direct attention when in the photographic sphere. All have done works that are marveled a…

Jil Sander circa 2002

Sometime during Spring/Summer 2002 Jil Sander released a series of ads for the mens and women’s collection that year that left mouths wide open. The ads seemed to focus on the mens collection wi…

Valentino Fall 2001

Never let it be said that Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani fails to make an impression. The designer that the fashion world has come to know simply as Valentino is set to retire after his January …

70s Flashback for Fall

Buckling down with the ‘70s flashback this year, designers around the globe are eager to offer us ruffled accents, boisterous prints, and a smattering of metallic babydolls and platforms to pull toget…