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 Jews...
If someone wanted to paint a picture for fall the quickest way to find colors that inspire would be to look at the Basso and Brooke fall collection. In one fell swoop Bruno Basso and Christopher Brooke did what they do best, take color and explode it onto fabric.
Shu Uemura doesn't play around. The artistry of this Picasso of makeup has women both fawning over the collection and also wondering how to put it on. This is a good thing. Uemura's collection for the fall, as with all the season's collection will have you scratching your head.
Bjork's recently released Wanderlust video comes a full year after the release of the Volta album. Volta's reviews have been somewhat unanimous in nature. Reviewers are gushing saying that this has been a bit of a pullback in terms of the weirdness factor...
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 with deference to the female shape.
Since starting acting during early childhood Marion Cotillard has had a deep passionate relationship with her profession. Her resume began officially in the mid-90s and flourished during the late 90s when she was cast in Luc Besson's production Taxi starring as Lili Bertineau.
Cashmere dual colored cardigans, sweaters, and parochial school-like plaid miniskirts dominated House of Holland’s Fall 2008 collection. The totality of it was a whimsical detour into non-standard colors of Fall. Yellows, pinks and light green colors permeated the entire collection and when the designer decided to go dark, it was mixed in with plaid. Overall this was a happy collection that has a couple of pieces that would are wanted for any fall wardrobe (the main wants are the plaid mini-skirts).
In a room with a handful of fashion journalists shuffling in and out and finally settling down, Peter Som showed is direction for Bill Blass' fall collection. The collection was the first full line for the Som era at Blass.
What would a down home son of Louisiana know about fashion? Apparently, Geoffrey Beene knew a lot that the world didn’t when it came to fashion. Originally intending to go into the field of medicine, Beene dropped out of Tulane university simply saying “Cadavers were the moment of truth.” He attended USC in California and finally left in 1947 to study fashion at the Traphagen School of Fashion in New York City. He spent a year there before moving to Paris. He returned to New York in 1951. Eight years later he would open Geoffrey Beene, Inc. on Seventh Avenue. This worldwind story has been recounted hundreds if not thousands of times to fashion students and designers alike. The true twist comes with the success of the Geoffrey Beene line and what happened after the awards and the worldwide recognition. In 1988, Beene celebrated his 25 years in the business by holding a fashion show that benefitted AIDS project Los Angeles. This work was just the beginning of Beene’s goal in sewing social works into the fabric of fashion. In 1991, Beene designed a room for Metropolitan Home’s show house that benefitted the Design Industries’ foundation for AIDS. Beene’s philanthropic […]