Thursday, February 26, 2015

ALESSANDRO MICHELE'S DEBUT FOR GUCCI

The first collection designed by Alessandroo Michele for Gucci autumn/winter 2015 look clearly inspired by the aesthetics of  Wes Anderson's characters. Models with eyeglasses, furs very Margot Tenenbaum, beautiful the color palette (olive, rose, burgundy), I like the men's sized pants, the wide pleated skirts, the military coat and the discreet trasparences make milder by flat shoes.
Awful shoes, I don't think hairy shoes will ever be a trend.
A different sexy woman, less show off than women of Frida Giannini and Tom Ford,
the highly sexed Gucci vamp was replaced by a studious looking geek.










Tuesday, February 24, 2015

THE DAPPER STYLE OF EDWARD REDMAYNE

The most stylish at the Oscar night was definitely him: Edward "Eddie" Redmayne.
Edward is an English actor, singer and thanks to his boyish charms he's also a model.
 Oscar for his role as Professor Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, he is known also for his roles in Les Misérables and My Week with Marilyn.
 Having modelled for luxury British brand Burberry alongside Cara Delevingne and featuring on Vanity Fair's best dressed list in 2012 .
This year Eddie Redmayne has topped GQ's annual best dressed man list.
His ultra-cool look is quintessentially British.
















Monday, February 23, 2015

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHERS:ALICE SPRINGS

June Browne is an Australian actress and photographer.
She met photographer Helmut Newton in 1947, June was working as an actress under the surname Brunell and had answered an ad for some modelling work at Helmut's studio. The couple were married the following year.
June's work as a photographer began in 1970 when she stepped-in for her husband who had fallen ill. Helmut was scheduled to photograph a model for an ad for Gitanes cigarettes when he came down with the flu. Unable to contact the model to cancel their appointment, Helmut gave his wife a quick lesson in photography and she photographed the model later that same day. June's chosen pseudonym, Alice Springs, came from the Australian town by the same name.
Working first as a fashion photographer and later as a portraitist
Throughout her photographic career, June Newton continued to work as her husband's art-director, acting both as editor and curator of Helmut's work.




Sirpa Lane-1972
Lulù De La Falaise -1974

Carolina Di Monaco with her son Andrea

Yves Saint Laurent and Hazel

Wim Wenders and Yohji Yamamoto

Diana Vreeland -1984
Helmut Newton
Selfie

Friday, February 20, 2015

BELLISSIMA?

During the fashion week in Rome I finally took the opportunity to go to see the exhibition "Bellissima Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968" at the museum Maxxi.
 From the spectacular creations that lit up the grand balls and foyers of the theaters, accompanied by the glittering expressions of the finest jewelry, to the restrained elegance of the cocktail dresses; from the rigorous black and white graphic look, to the chromatic explosion so typical of the 1960s; from the inventions made for the actresses of the so-called Hollywood on the Tiber, to the results of the sophisticated formal research that was the fruit of the intense collaboration between couturiers and artists.
 There are a few dresses on display, and especially do not understand how they were chosen, only a few are really beautiful. But most of all I wish it close to clothes there was also a photographic record of those who had worn and in that occasion (e.g. a picture of Jackie Kennedy visit Cambodia in '68 with the green one-shoulder gown by Valentino).
Museo Maxxi Rome until May 3, 2015















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