Fashion


Max Mara

After Bejing, Berlin and Tokyo, Coats! is opening in Russia today. This exhibition is dedicated to the history of the Max Mara group celebrating the Italian brand’s 60th birthday. It showcases a selection of 70 rare coats from the 50s until today alongside sketches and photographs all taken from Max Mara archives.

Coats! Until the 10th January 2012 at Moscow State Historical Museum. 

The updated and revised edition of the book Coats Max Mara: 60 Years of Italian Fashion is out late November 2011, by Adelheid Rasche, from Rizzoli

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Rizzoli

The fashion house Gucci has just celebrated 90 years and opened the Gucci museum inside the medieval Palazzo della Mercanzia in the Piazza Signoria in Florence, Italy. In addition to that, Rizzoli is publishing Gucci: The Making Of, a coffee-table full mementos of the fashion house’s history.  There are over 700 photographs, from the earliest advertising campaigns and the Florence workshop to custom designed auto-mobiles.       It’s a busy year for the luxury fashion house!

It’s £60. Out the 1st November. 

This must-have coffee table book has been created for Louboutin’s 20th anniversary next year. It shows intimate photographs of Louboutin’s life, travels, and inspirations, presenting a very personal look at the man behind the shoes.  There is also an in-depth interview with the designer about the inspiration behind his creations and he highlights which shoes have played a vital role in the history of the brand.

Christian Louboutin is published on 25 October 2011.

 – Written by Christian Louboutin, Foreword by John Malkovich, Contribution by Eric Reinhardt, Photographed by Philippe Garcia and David Lynch – 

MoMu - Antwerp

MoMu Antwerp

MoMu Antwerp

MoMu – Antwerp Fashion Museum is presenting the first large-scale retrospective exhibition of the work of Belgian fashion designer Walter Van Beirendonck. The exhibition reveals how Van Beirendonck examines the frontiers of beauty, creating his own interpretations of concepts imposed by society. It also investigates the diverse projects beyond the catwalk, in which Walter van Beirendonck has participated, with special focus on his costumes for the U2 PopMart tour in 1997.

This exhibition runs from September 14th  – 19th February 2012.

 

This short film is celebrating the grand opening of Westfield Stratford City today, showing in a amusing way, 100 years of East London fashion, dance and music. Directed by Jake Lunt with The Viral Factory, the film was shot over four days in east London locations with 100’s of costume changes!

 

Gimpel Fils Gallery

Gimpel Fils

Gimpel Fils

As a tribute to fashion photographer Corrine Day’s death last year, Gimpel Fils Gallery is showcasting her work for The Face. The exhibition will display her intimate photographs as they appeared in the magazine, as well as her well known Kate Moss images.

This must-see  exhibition is at the the Gimpel Fils in London until the 1st October.

Minimalist fashion, high quality tailoring and luxurious fabrics. This is definitely one of my favourite fashion brands.

The S/S 2012 collection is inspired by 60s Mod-style, which is pure Whyred, and poster art from 1920s Russia. The outfits combine army-influenced parkas and M65 jackets with several shades of red.

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