So imagine walking into the mind of Belgian designer Dries Van Noten, and peeking blissfully at his eclectic musings of fashion and art—symbolically mesmerizing, and collectively vibrant and creative. Well, a trip to the City of Lights might satiate said pondering.
Spring 2014 runways produced an abundant kaleidoscope of colour, with monochromatic canvases of black and white, and serious flirtations and conversations where art popped profusely. Time to reminisce over last September’s runway stories and get that must-have spring shopping list ready. This season, have fun, get colourful, and get inspired by art.
Sporty, biker or mini….as designers prepare for the arrival of Fall 2014 next month during fashion week I decided to muse upon on the arrival of spring, and reminisce the style forecast that will hit boutiques soon. A playful ambience captured the essence of spring/summer 2014 across multifarious themes, with a bold focus on sporty styles that resonate from adventurous casual layers, to evening chic—tough, yet well-edited and refined.
Circa 1954 in Paris, a most precarious moment for Gabrielle Chanel as she presented her post-war collection at the age of 71—a collection that was ill-received by the French press. This moment in time is the beginning of Karl’s storytelling that will unfold in a 30-minute Technicolor movie titled The Return, to be presented just prior to his Paris-Dallas Métiers d’Art show on December 10 at Dallas Fair Park.
Architectural design, glamorous interiors and beauty from within—three very different people, three very different books, yet each one shares the same desire—to create the perfect home.
Since I am currently obsessed with anything to do with architecture, interiors and creating a beautiful home (my husband and I are currently renovating a mid-century modern ranch, so more to come on that later), this home selection of coffee table hardcovers is apt in every way. I’ve met two of the authors, the lovely Jan Showers is every inch as elegant as you would imagine, and Aerin Lauder is sweet, sassy and supremely sophisticated. Alas, I’ve never met Mr. Ando who is the subject of admiration for author Philip Jodidio.
Modern, glamorous and beautiful, these three books will certainly inspire your domicile desires.