Obvious fact: The fashion industry creates trends.
New fact: So does the food industry. What we buy in supermarkets, what we cook, what we eat, define us as much as what we wear.
While they’re present in magazines, runways and shops (high-end or affordable), platform shoes haven’t really made a big entry in our closets. At least when it comes to me and my girlfriends.
When we’re romantically involved, words such as soulmates, boyfriends or friends with benefits define our relationship. But what about fashion? Can we be faithful to one label? Can it reflect our own personality? Is it as complicated as love to find our perfect brand match?
I may have grown up in Geneva and lived many years in Paris, I still have a very hard time accepting single-figure temperatures. Red nose, dry hands and tights (what’s worst than tights?!) stress me out. Moreover, for someone who likes to change looks several times a day, having to hide my clothes under a thick heavy coat is pretty frustrating.
Contemporary art doesn’t please the mass, that’s a fact. Often described by sceptics as weird, useless and disturbing, it however forces us to get out of our comfort zone. Problem is… we got lazy and impatient. As soon as something looks unusual and complex, we move on.
In a world where brands thirst for self-absorbed, distant and disillusioned models, few honor a simple, yet basic element: LIFE!
Open up a magazine, scroll through Instagram’s photos and there you go: images of unhappy skinny people wearing expensive frocks. No! No! No! One should be happy to wear designers’ clothes and be wrapped in expensive fabrics.
February is usually associated with cold weather, post-holiday blues and Valentine’s day.
What happens when one of the most iconic Parisian store and a leading Chinese contemporary artist join forces? Enchantment!
There’s definitely something about Marie.
Lebanese designer Marie Munier began her artistic career as a painter before launching her jewelry brand in Beirut in the 1970s. Inspired by the splendor of early Mediterranean civilizations, her work resembles her: Extravagant, unique and generous.