The Malta Independent 26 May 2018, Saturday

Fashion

Van Herpen goes conceptual in ready-to-wear debut

Friday, 11 October 2013, 15:42 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

If clothes could make music, what would they sound like?   This was the abstract question that Iris Van Herpen — better known for her couture creations — answered during her...

Valentino ditches aristocrat look for ethnic vibe

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 15:40 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Valentino put its typical Italian aristocratic look on hold this season to channel Balkan-style ethnic patterns in its spring-summer 2014 preview show.   It was clear from the discordant...

Marc Jacobs' farewell to Vuitton is a dark one

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 15:37 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

As maids swept away dust from steps that led into a set in mourning, it was clear that the Louis Vuitton fashion show in Paris on Wednesday was a spring-summer collection in name...

Chanel dazzles with color, as fashions go ethnic

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 15:36 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Karl Lagerfeld is a man of many talents. In addition to Chanel's lauded designer, he also is an industrious artist, a sensitive colorist and a gallery curator. These were the hats he wore Tuesday...

Anthony Vaccarello's fashion courts raunchiness

Monday, 7 October 2013, 15:31 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

But if only it could be this simple.   For spring-summer 2014 the young Belgian designer infused these references with his signature no-holds-barred raunchiness.   Most of the 34...

Up-and-coming Paris designers make their mark

Saturday, 5 October 2013, 16:03 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

The first day of Paris ready-to-wear collections, which showcases the design world's up-and-coming talents, is a day largely ignored by the top magazine editors.   After attending the...

Simons stamps his natural mark on Dior

Friday, 4 October 2013, 16:02 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Thousands of square meters (yards) of hanging vines, wisteria and roses — some real, some fake — created a garden setting through which designer Raf Simons' took guests on the latest...

Right at Home: Furniture makers nail it

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 16:01 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

If you lived in a comfortable home in 17th century France or 19th century England, your chairs might well have been embellished with nail-head trim. It was a clever, decorative way for craftsmen to...

Franks My*Wishlist Just Launched

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 14:02 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

On their newly revamped website, FRANKS have just launched what they are calling MY*WISHLIST.   Have you ever visited the beauty store and longed for a special fragrance, a vintage whiskey...

Paris fashion is sometimes cruel, always fun

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 15:59 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

The fashion world can be a cruel place.   No one knows this better than veteran Jean Paul Gaultier who decided to turn his spring-summer 2014 collection on its head and do the criticizing...

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