Back in early December, before going home for the holidays, I managed to hop to London for a day trip. Since Caterina had to go there for a project of hers, she asked me if I wanted to tag along so we could raid the Charlotte Tilbury counter at Selfridge's together and I promptly said 'hell yes!'. While she did her thing, however, I had some time to walk around and snap a couple of pictures of the Christmas lights before it got too dark for my 160ISO film.
Every year, fashion connoisseurs flock to the London Graduate Fashion Week in hopes of spotting the next John Galliano or Lee Alexander McQueen. While worldwide there is much spotlight being thrown on competitions to find the next great young designer, they’re only pocket flashlights with batteries that don’t last very long – you get a trophy, a big cheque, an internship and then no one ever hears from you again. The one and only place […]
Trained in Paris and inspired by Rome, Valentino Garavani has been the master of Italian couture since the opening of his first fashion house in the late 50s. He is one of the last living designers who still believes in haute couture in a world of prêt-a-porter and defends the work of human hands and expert craftsmanship in the making of his gowns. Due to his unique standing and legacy in the fashion world, Valentino’s […]