For the current issue of Annex Magazine with cover star Debby Ryan, the creative team that is Ashley Garcia + Kaleb Khu turned to Marianne Faithful for inspiration recreating iconic imagery. At 67 years young she’s still killing it, below posing for Hedi Slimane.
Style and music icon, Marianne Faithful, is the latest face to step on the scene for the Saint Laurent Music Project. With her iconic 60′s rocker style, it’s no doubt how Hedi viewed her as a major source of inspiration. The ‘Project’ started last year, and since then, we have seen CourtneyLove, Marilyn Manson, Daft Punk, Kim Gordon and more of the likes, posing for portraits shot by Slimane.
Looks like Disney’s Maleficent stars Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning have truly “stepped” into their fairytale roles. While in Paris, promoting the movie, the pair each donned footwear that reflected their respective characters.
Elle Fanning appropriately wore Charlotte Olympia’s Sleeping Princess shoes (which subsequently sold out online…), while Jolie wore intricate black Louboutins that were perfectly reminiscent of her own villainous character in the film.
To make the whole thing even cuter, the two stars spent most of the night giggling and holding hands. Watch out Brad, Angelina and Elle might be our new favorite duo in Hollywood. Too adorable!
We’ve all fantasized about being Emma Watson in the Bling Ring, a movie about teenagers who rob celebrity homes for their designer-filled closets. Well, it turns our somebody out there is living a similar dream. On Wednesday, Céline’s Paris boutique on Rue François 1er was robbed, as was a Dior flagship in the same vicinity.
In the Dior robbery, two masked men have made away with bags and shoes with an estimated value of $137,516, a Dior official told WWD. The value of the Celine heist has yet to be released.
All this comes just days after three men drove a stolen Audi through the front window of a Chanel store in London and made off with nearly 30 Chanel bags.
But the high-end heists don’t end there!
This past January, Connecticut, Virginia, New Jersey, and New York have all be hit a ring of smash-and-grab jewelry robbers who have stole millions of dollars worth of jewelry and watches.
Around the same time, thieves made a getaway from a Brooklyn liquor store with over $45,000 worth of booze!
So what’s going on? Why is the whole world suddenly being robbed?
Sure, Netflix decided that Orange is the New Black, but we doubt they meant high-profile crime should be a trend.
Lupita Nyong’o is winning at life. As if the recent Academy Award winner hadn’t had a good enough year already, she’s now being named the face of Lancôme. Nyong’o released a statement regarding her being named a Lancôme ambassador stating, ”I am truly honored to join the Maison Lancôme, a brand with such a prestigious history that I have always loved. I am particularly proud to represent its unique vision for women and the idea that beauty should not be dictated, but should instead be an expression of a woman’s freedom to be herself.”
Lancôme tweeted the picture above of their new ambassadress captioning it “@lupita_nyongo joins Lancôme! #lupitaforlancome #beautyicon.” Nyong’o stunned during awards season showing she is simply the epitome of class, and took home a decent amount of awards too. The General Manager of Lancôme International seems incredibly happy with the decision describing Lupita as ”talented and committed, true to her African beauty, and showing a great curiosity and open-mindedness in her career choices.”
This is definitely the year of the Lupita. You go girl.
The elaborate and detailed set designs for fashion week 2014 played a huge role in the overall success of the show. The set designs brought the clothes to life and made a name for themselves as well. They were creative, bold, and mind blowing. They created interest and gave the audience something to obsess over. From grocery stores to a floating sky, the set designs were ultimately amazing. It’s what we like to see being brought to a runway and it gives fashion a whole other name.
Another exciting thing that happened after the Chanel supermarket set show, was the audience got to take home pieces from the set. People were obsessing and climbing over one another to get their Chanel doormats and Chanel brooms.
Miranda Kerr Shows off H&M’s New Line and Posts Selfies Straight from the Paris Fashion Week Runway!
Mid March is bringing with it an amazing new H&M campaign with stunning Aussie model, Miranda Kerr, as its spokesperson. Annex Magazine reported in a post earlier this month that Miranda had been named the official face of H&M’s new collection, but now we have the sneak peek of the fabulous and affordable outfits that you’ll want to make a part of your wardrobe. The outfits have a perfect balance of masculine tailoring and flirty feminine touches that brings a soft touch to an edgy outfit.
Following her split for Orlando Bloom, it seems that she’s been keeping herself busy and happy with her ambassador duties. Wednesday night she appeared at H&M’s fashion week show in Paris, where she even posted a selfie on her Instagram from the front row.
According to WWD, genius designer, writer, and most currently film director, Karl Lagerfeld will be teaching a master class at the prestigious Paris Institute of Sciences Po (Political Science)! Aside from the fact that 600 lucky students (100 of those will be invite only) will sit in with THE Mr. Lagerfeld, the two hour class will mostly consist of the designer’s story as a designer and Q&A’s with the help of editor-in-chief of Next Magazine, Françoise-Marie Santucci.
The class will be held in the school’s Grand Amphitheater on November 19th.
If 1990′s phenomenon Clueless and grunge’s favorite Kurt Cobain has a fashion baby it’d be Amanda Seyfried for the cover of Glamour Paris; compliments to the talented stylist Virgine Benarroch featuring designs of Acne Studios, Azzedine Alaia, Givenchy, amongst many others. Lensed by London born, Australian taught, New York city slicking Photographer Ben Watts –
Rolling deep into the end of June, and I can use a
little lot of fashion inspiration these days. As the Spring 2014 season wraps up in Paris, I’m on the edge of my seat waiting for Couture, which if you ask me, seems like one giant fashion tease, but worth the wait for the sake of staring into my laptop watching live feeds all day. And if there’s any moment of Fashion Week that we aversely miss -say, because we simply cannot spend all hours of the day living vicariously through style.com (although we’d like to)- we can luckily look to Street Style Photographer, Tommy Ton for all of the action off of the catwalk! And as of lately, the get-ups outside of the shows seem to be calling just as much, if not more attention than the actual presentations. Here’a a look at some of the most compelling street style looks from the Menswear Shows in Milan, and Paris. Just in time to get you pumped for Couture!
Photos brought to you by, Tommy Ton.
British born, Paris-based singer, songwriter and producer Dan Black is making a big return this summer with the pop monster ‘Hearts’ featuring and co-written with American R&B/Pop icon Kelis. The video has been unveiled today exclusively on mtvU, MTV Buzzworthy and mtvU.com
The single is taken from his forthcoming (yet to be titled) album and is due for release in North America later this year.
Since the release of his critically acclaimed debut album ((un)), the two-time VMA nominee has been holed up in his Paris studio intensively perfecting his 2nd album, whilst simultaneously producing and writing for and with other artists: from big names like Ryan Tedder, Kid Cudi (for Kanye West’s Cruel Summer), Kelis, Imogen Heap and Bag Raiders to new, exciting, ones-to-watch like Mikky Ekko (We Must Be Killers), Rozzi Crane and Sophie Delila.The music video was shot in a beautiful 24 hour human time-lapse, on a rooftop in Paris. From 11 am to 11 pm it was a non -stop shoot!