Christian Astuguevieille and his portrait, work in progress, to be aired on Arte this October

Dear Shaded Viewers,


I was invited to participate in the Arte portrait of multi-disciplinary, Christian Astuguevieille.


If you are a regular Shaded Viewer then by now you are familiar with the work of Christian Astuguevieille, not only does he make amazing furniture, paintings, sculptures, accessories but he also is the creator of the Comme des Garcons parfums. In l992 when Comme des Garcons launched fragrances Rei Kawakubo and Adrian Joffe engaged Christian Astuguevieille as the creative director of their perfumes. He has been working with Rei on her ideas since they met in l992 and n

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.