Geoffrey Beene (1927 – 2004) was an American fashion designer; born Haynesville, Louisiana. He was a premed student at Tulane University when he found himself sketching gowns when he became bored during his lectures. Along with Bill Blass, he was regarded as the Godfather of American sportswear. Studies Between 1941-44,
Borje Rajalin is a Finnish Jewellery Designer.
Rajalin worked at Bertel Gardberg’s silversmith from 1952 – 1956. His design work included technical equipment, plastic fittings, cutlery, stainless steel table and cookware and with Anti Nurmesniemi in 1972 a train for the Helsinki Railway. They collaborated with station designers to make the metro stations modern and chic. Rajalin produced silver designs for Bertel Gardberg and jewellery for Kalevala Koru. He taught at Taideeteollinen Oppilaitos and was the director of Taidetelinen Ammattikoulu in Helsinki.
Judith Leiber was a prolific designer whose fanciful minaudières had accessorised royalties, first ladies, and film stars, and entered the collections of art the Metropolitan Museum of Art. While her couture handbags—carried by celebrities such as Greta Garbo, Elizabeth Taylor, Claudette Colbert, Björk, and Barbara Walters—are widely regarded as works
Art Nouveau was an international style of design and architecture.
Idiosyncratic and romantic the Art Nouveau style derived from the vestiges of academic classicism of the École des Beauz-Arts, Paris and the study of plant forms. Between 1880 and 1910, the Art Nouveau movement was influential throughout Europe and to a lesser degree in the United States. The following are 10 beautifully crafted examples of jewellery design in this style.
Cecil Beaton was a British Photographer, interior designer and stage designer. The house he occupied until 1945 at Ashcombe, Wiltshire, near friend Edith Olivier was decorated with limited funds using exaggerated baroque furniture. The walls of the ‘Circus Bedroom’ were painted by visiting artist friends, including Rex Whistler and Oliver
Kenzo Takada has died at the age of 81, due to complications from Covid-19. The Japanese fashion designer-founder of the eponymous label Kenzo – was famed for bringing unrestricted shapes, vibrant colour and creative energy to French fashion in the 1970s, and liberating sartorial society from the conservatism of the Haute Couture salon.
VIDEO Longtime Chanel brand ambassador Kristen Stewart has done just about everything for her many house ad campaigns over the years, from rocking a mean smoky eye to — mamma mia! — channelling her inner Italian bombshell. But for the iconic French brand’s long-awaited campaign for its newest handbag style,
Rihanna by Deana Lawson. COURTESY GARAGE MAGAZINE For Garage magazine’s 15th issue, Rihanna features in a cover image photographed by Deana Lawson , whose appearance in the 2017 Whitney Biennial helped propel her to widespread popularity. Source: Deana Lawson Photographs Rihanna for Garage Magazine Also Check Out Deana Lawson: An
The fall 2019 shows have kicked off in Milan. We’ll be updating this story with daily dispatches and our favourite moments, as captured by T’s photographers. Wednesday, Feb. 20 Against a backdrop of flashing LED lights, Alessandro Michele presented his fall 2019 Gucci collection: a carnival of looks mixed with
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Vanity Fair Oscar party—a storied annual event where, as Frank DiGiacomo noted in 2013, “There is no V.I.P. section.” That’s probably what has made this party so alluring, so enviable, and so utterly unbelievable for the past quarter-century: it’s a single room
the simplicity of the minimalist NU:RO analog watch is as impressive as it is mesmerizing. its two dials, with hours at the top and minutes at the bottom, rotate to show the time in the middle inside the hourglass. even at a quick glance, the twin movement constantly works to ensure complete clarity within
Cutting edge materials meet high design to combine form and function. For a brand steeped in history, craftsmanship, and classic Italian design, Officine Panerai has not been shy about embracing a technology-enabled future. In recent years, the watchmaker has made a point of experimenting with materials, smashing expectations along