Givenchy Goes East

Riccardo Tisci’s the latest designer to catch Yellow Fever casting all Asian models for his Japan(ese Robot and dancer Kazuo Ohno)-inspired Spring 2011 couture show. As usual, tons of gorgeous organza and tulle and the attention to detail is extraordinary (last year zip pulls were bones, this year wings!). One of the looks required 2,000 … Continue reading

January 2011 Proust: Laura Li

Your symbol of high fashion — Beautifully well-made and cut statement pieces that can transcend through the ages You favourite fabric — Silk jersey – comfy+wrinkle free! Your favourite colour — Grey/brown tones The collection you will never forget — Riccardo Tisci’s first collection for Givenchy The style you most dislike — Trashy+ thoughtless Your favourite fashion photographer — Juergen Teller … Continue reading

December Proust: Arne Eggers

Your symbol of high fashion – Being cool without quite realising it. You favourite fabric – Good cashmere. Your favourite colour – Hermès orange. Maybe not great to wear, but perfect on the boxes! The collection you will never forget – Chanel’s Spring 2009 collection where Lagerfeld turned the Petit Palais in Paris into a … Continue reading

November Proust: Vivian Ho

Your symbol of high fashion — Discreet taste and elegance You favourite fabric — Shearling…light, warm, soft and luxe to sink into during winter. Bliss. Your favourite colour — Black, taupe, charcoal grey The collection you will never forget –McQueen, Tom Ford for Gucci – those hipster pants and the horsebit buckle, the tailoring The … Continue reading