Friday, 12 December 2014

Did Dior (Pre-Fall 2015) copy it from Atto Resort 2014 collection?

Is this resemblance a coincidence or straight-up copy, or a standard industry practice now? Raf Simons presented his Dior Pre-Fall 2015 collection yesterday in Tokyo, Japan. What really caught my attention were the sequined turtleneck pieces, which were the exact copy of the ones from Atto Resort 2014 collection. Intentional or unintentional, the striking resemblance naturally raises few questions :-)

Thursday, 11 December 2014

‘North East Project’ – An Initiative: North East India’s tribal craftsmanship goes mainstream

Have you heard of NEP? North East Project is an initiative by an NGO - Impulse Social Enterprises based in Shillong and an advertising agency –TheBrewhouse based in New Delhi, to bring the best of North East India’s tribal craftsmanship to the mainstream of fashion and lifestyle in association with youth centric, fashion forward labels and brands like Bhane, Nor Black Nor White, Safomasi, Fizzy Goblets and 1701.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

The wait is over. John Galliano to present his ‘Artisinal’ Haute Couture collection on Jan 12, 2015

And this is the news all Galliano lovers were waiting for, a reason to smile, the news that made my day. The recently appointed creative director of Maison Martin Margiela, John Galliano will present his first ‘Artisinal ‘Haute-Couture collection in London on January, 12, 2015. Later in the month, the collection would also be presented ‘only by appointment’ during Paris couture week (Jan. 25 to 31).

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

First Glimpse: The World’s Largest Beaded Wedding Dress

The world’s largest beading wedding gown is created by Minnesota based dress maker Gail Be, who has no formal training in dress design and also confesses that she does not even know how to turn on a sewing machine. She does not illustrate or pre-sketch or use mathematical calculations in any of her designs.

Somerset House announces Beard Exhibition in Spring 2015 – Celebrating the art of Facial Hair (and you thought the trend is over? )

Now this is one exhibition that all you pogonophiles would love to be a part of. Keeping in mind the current FAD for beards (and no, it’s not dying anytime soon) Somerset House, London announced an exhibition exclusively dedicated to current FAD for facial hair.

Monday, 8 December 2014

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain: Victoria and Albert Museum Exhibition 2015

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, has announced that its Autumn exhibition for 2015 will be Shoes: Pleasure and Pain. The exhibition will run from 13 June 2015 until 31 January 2016, and will explore the extremes of footwear from around the globe, its cultural significance and transformative capacity.