Paulo Mariotti, Vogue Brazil 's Paris correspondent, launched his book of illustrations in Rio de Janeiro. Paulo has lived in Paris for twenty years and his illustrations, drawn with great passion, are made with a ballpoint pen.
Anyone that has atttended the Royal Academy of Antwerp's fashion show knows that the work of the Fashion Department's 2nd bachelor degree is based on the historical costume. During the exhibition Happy Birthday Dear Academie, the MoMu gallery hosts different small exhibitions relating to the curriculum of the fashion department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp.
A tasting at The Caviar des Pyrenees was held in a small grocery store with 10 years of history in Paris. It was decorated like a farm house, and all of the products were local.
They asked me to taste the caviar ( I must admit that I'd never tasted cavier before). They put the caviar on the back of my hand so that the cavier would warm to the temperature of my hand and diffuse its fragrance. It was a very gentle taste and I appreciated the way they treated and ate the cavier.
After one year and about 73 - 100 trials, I am finally in love with the first of four fragrances that we will do our best to launch this Spring. at UNSCENT. I had the most wonderful exchange with 'the nose' and we are working on the next 3 fragrances which I know are going to please me as much as the first one. Fact is, I am definitely not easy to please but when I am...it is a love story.
Vincent Bottesi stands out as a testament to artisanal craftsmanship in the age of mass production. The young designer produces high-end footwear from his workshop in Romans, France, a city in which he was also awarded the first prize in shoe and fine leather creation in 2010.
This week marked the North American debut of Le Cabinet de Curiosités of Thomas Erber. This fourth edition is hosted by Maison Kitsuné, and housed at both the brand's New York boutique and The Avant/Garde Diaries Project Space in Soho.
I'm a little late playing catch up with my Tokyo experience. The day before ASVOFF Tokyo, George Inaki took me to the store opening of Louis Vuitton. By now you've seen the chandelier created by the Korean artist Do-Ho Suh, "Cause and Effect" , which consists of 42,000 clear acrylic resin human figures suspended from a stainless steel and an alumninum frame. Sophia Coppola did the window display.