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The first cover Vogue Arabia: Gigi Hadid

“I want the magazine to be a love letter to Arabia … I want to give the reader images to be inspired, beauty, well-being and lifestyle. The world is saturated with information and publications are weaker Due to this problem […] ‘Vogue’ Arabia is going to be very strong. It is scary and exciting at the same time. My life is going to change as a publisher, maybe I can not travel as much as before because my new job entails an important Responsibility, but it will be magnificent. ”

-Deena Aljuhani

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Deena Aljuhani at Vogue Arabia

Married to sultan bin Fahad bin Nasser, 42 years old, with three children, Deena Aljuhani has become the first director of Vogue Arabia, and has chosen Gigi Hadid to be the protagonist of the first issue of the magazine because the model represents the dynamic and entrepreneurial generation of tomorrow.

On the cover, we can see Gigi behind a beautiful veil that covers part of her face and part of her makeup face. And it is that the young model could not have been a better choice since its origin, apart from being Dutch, also has Arab, Palestinian roots in particular on the part of his paternal family. A beautiful snapshot that despite being black and white full of color this first issue of Vogue Arabia, a snapshot that goes from the hands of Inez & Vinoodh.

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“Being half Palestinian, it means a lot to me to be the first front page in the history of Vogue Arabia, and I hope this magazine shows another part of the desire of the fashion industry to continue accepting, celebrating and incorporating all kinds of people, as well as make everyone feel that they have fashionable images with which they can feel identified “

-Gigi Hadid

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The number of the magazine of Vogue Arabia is epic. It represents multiculturalism and tries to expose creativity and to present a different part of the world together with its constant evolution. As Deena Aljuhani confirms, the Arab world has long deserved a niche in fashion history, and what better way to do it.

Vogue Arabia editions will be written mostly in English, but will also have a specific section that will only be written in Arabic.

Rick owens and his particular style

“When I raise something provocative, it is always raised from warmth, kindness and love”

-Rick Owens

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Undoubtedly, Rick Owens is one of the most creative designers we have in these times. Born in California, he created the brand under his own name in 1994 and began selling his collections at the well-known Barney’s store so that years later he began selling his collections to the general public.
His creativity in the designs made that in the year 2002 , gave the Perry Ellis Award to him to the best emerging talent. From that moment, he used the Paris Fashion Week to present his most controversial collections.
His style is a mixture of gothic and grunge, darkness and perfect cuts, asymmetry and his little defined silhouettes, with generally dark tones such as black or brown, which led and lead the designer to absolute success.
Despite being an explosively creative person, the truth is that his intention is not to play a leading role. Unintentionally, his own collections stand out for their avant-garde designs. He has always been the creator of controversial collections. But also, his designs passed to the big screen with the successful outfit that looked Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the city. A beautiful cardigan in grayish tone in the line of the designer.
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Excellent skin worker, defines his designs as subtle and not as spectacular as we see. They are sexy and comfortable. So much that they have made Rick Owens have designed garments for the big Madonna or Courtney Love, declaring themselves as their number one fans.
With so much success, the press soon qualified his style: Glunge. But what does it mean? With the term Glunge refer to glamor, slash and grunge. That is, it mentions the dirty and the elegant in the same design. Making both ends collide with each other and create the perfect combination.
There is no gender. And he loves the idea. Rick Owens was alongside famous designers like Comme des Garçons and Ann Demeulemeester one of the pioneers in creating ambiguous garments that fit both men and women. He says that he is only interested in the point at which the two genders converge.
A noteworthy piece of Rick Owens although it may seem strange in him, is that it owns a line of gym machines and a series of totems with its own figure that deals in each of his stores.
When you create a brand, you’re telling a story, he says. This is demonstrated in one of his latest collections presented at the Paris Fashion Week this year, with abstract skirts (almost inspired by nun dresses) and angular pieces that seek to create architectural asymmetry.
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“People wonder why I make monochrome garments, the reason being that I am representing the world. In this room, your head would be much more interesting if it were on a monochromatic column.I think people think about the outfits and are too demanding, I always imagine that a stalk, a trunk or a pillar is more beautiful than the line of a person standing in a room.

-Rick Owens


And as Suzy Menkes (the fabulous writer of Vogue) stresses in her latest article on the designer’s collection: The darkness had never been so bright.

Versailles fashion Show

“Fashion is the history of a tissue.”

-Eleonor Lambert

The distance between continents was reduced. That night meant a change in culture. In fashion. People were looking for surprise, it was like playing a game. It was the turning point that changed everything. That night of 1973 fashion saved a palace in ruins, the Palace of Versailles.
Eleonor Lambert was the precursor of all this night. We could say that she was the true creator of fashion. In the 40s she was a publicist and started to make the lists that today we know as Top Tens of the best dresses. Without doubt, it was the Ana Wintour of the time. And also, a formidable organizer.

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Eleonor Lambert

Everything arose with the ideal motive: the Palace of Versailles. An idea that originated in order to raise funds to be able to reform it. And why not, also with the reason to join two continents that despite their differences, had many more things in common than they thought: among them, the exquisite taste for fashion. To create beauty in any of its forms.
A runaway and a dinner. New York and Paris. Both involved in a context in which everything was allowed. The first homosexual movements, feminism. People of color are already on TV. Creativity was undoubtedly booming and people could not care less. Quite the opposite: it was what they were looking for. And the sexual and artistic freedom of the time pushed much to the creation of new designs that represented the free women.
Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent, Dior, Pierre Cardin and Emanuel Hungaro went on the night of November 28th to present their designs of Parisian Haute couture. The New York side was represented by designers Stephen Burrows, Anne Klein, Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta and Halston.
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At that time France was the pioneer of fashion par excellence. They rehearsed in the mornings while the Americans had to settle for the nights. The fashion event of the year had an anecdote. Halston, one of the North American designers, outdid others and knew it. He had a natural elegance but a great ego. Everyone was knocking at his door and he was a marketing genius. In the short time New Yorkers had to rehearse their runaways, time was running out and Halston saw that he was not going to be able to prepare his runaway. He picked up the door and went away angry, leaving the rest of the team to manage as he was because he was not going to participate in this. However, the next day it appeared as if nothing had happened.
Runaway begins. French were very chic and their sets were fantastic. It was a very French runaway, very elaborate but very complex. There was too much movement and it was very pretentious. Especially emphasized Josephine Baker, that paraded with great feathers in the head and made a spectacular interpretation.
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The decorations were made of wood from the 17th century. There was everything and those present were amazed at what they saw: a rhinoceros pulling a cart. A pumpkin carriage (Dior), reindeer and many bright things. These were among other things that they could appreciate in the 2 hours and a half that lasted the parade. However, there were so many mixed ideas that the attendees were left with the feeling that it had been a bit ridiculous. Most do not remember the clothes that were exposed that night.
Nervous and excited the 42 North American models that paraded in Versailles, were set in motion. And the color exploded.
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Stephen Burrows, the only designer still alive from that night, revolutionized the runway with his stunning African-American models. They radiated beauty everywhere. An innovative element, since most of the models that used to parade were of white complexion. If we join it to the burst of color of the clothes of Burrows, the parade left open mouth to more than one.
The entire North American show was wrapped in a Broadway musical. It gave energy with its designs, with its music. It was like a breath of fresh air that the French loved. For more information, it all culminated in the perfect and fabulous performance of Liza Minelli. It was only 37 minutes of show in which the Parisians felt absolute admiration for the runaway of the Americans. And the first to stand was Princess Grazia of Monaco.
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At the end of the shows, those present gathered for dinner. But they could not begin, someone was missing. –Where is Eleonor Lambert? We can not start without it!-Someone said. And there she was, sending a press release in which he commented that the American runaway had been a success.
An experience that all those who were on that night of November 28, 1973 still remember and will not forget. Because the models began to have more opportunities; Because Paris realized that it needed to be renewed; Because New York took a giant leap; Because the African American triumphed; And last but not least:
Because they rescued Versailles.

Naomi Campbell and her trial for receiving "blood diamonds"

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Last day we talked about the fashion scandals on the catwalk. But that is not all. Many are the scandals that have been in the world of fashion and little by little, you´ll know them in depth. Undoubtedly, this is one of them. The famous supermodel and ebon goddess Naomi Campbell was seen in a trial for receiving “blood diamonds” in 1997.
Blood diamonds are those that are extracted and are usually marketed in countries immersed in warlike conflicts whose extraction and commercialization violates human rights. Then, with money they will pay the costs of the wars. Amazing, isn´t it?
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Liberian´s President Charles Taylor was the trigger for this event. It all happened in 1997 in South Africa, at the home of former President Nelson Mandela during a dinner. Charles Taylor denies this happening, but at the trial Naomi Campbell claimed that “two mysterious men” knocked on her door and handed her a bag with tiny dirty diamonds.

I did not recognize them as diamonds. For me they are something nice, bright and coming in a box. They already know.

-Naomi Campbell

However, Carole White (former representative of Naomi) was responsible for giving a completely different version in the trial and confirms the apparent naivety of Campbell (who claims he did not know the country’s existence) that she received those diamonds conscientiously . Everything were contradictions. While Campbell claims that Taylor sat in front of her, White says they sat together at that dinner, that there was a flirtation between them and they mentioned gifts of diamonds.

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Carole White at the trial

“They called my door at night and they did not identify themselves, and I assumed that they were diamonds, commanded by Taylor”.

-Naomi Campbell

I was asleep when they knocked on my door. The envoys did not come in and I left the gift on the table. I usually receive many, said the model. However, White revealed that they touched my room looking for Naomi’s. I invited them to Cokes and then we went to see her, said White in his written testimony.

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Following the statement, Naomi Campbell said she had gone to South Africa to help the most disadvantaged children. So she went in search of Jeremy Ratcliffe to donate it to him. But to everyone’s surprise, in 2009 Jeremy said he did not have them and that they were still in the hands of Naomi. The Mandela Foundation says that they have never received such diamonds.

However, despite allegations against the model, she was acquitted of the trial and the one arrested in 2006 was Charles Taylor.

Preloved products: the new market

In recent years, thrift stores have gained great importance in the market. However, those products that seemingly are inaccessible to most, are more accessible because of luxury thrift stores. Chanel handbags, the Birkin handbag by Hermès, Versace or Dior designer luxury dresses, Gucci’s latest by Tom Ford or luxury vintage clothing are some of the most sought-after items searched for consumers.
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Many are those who think that buying luxury products in these types of stores takes away the prestige of whoever buys it. However, we can say that is the opposite. If an item is in perfect condition and I can also get it cheaper, why would not I buy it? Let’s say that buying cheaper second-hand luxury goods is a symbol of intelligence and not of smear.
Only a couple of years ago that online commerce began to be booming and there are still many people who distrust this type of service. It is logical that these are parts that can be obtained much cheaper, but still remain expensive. The ideal thing to take confidence in this type of purchase is to start with luxury accessories, since its cost is lower and it is not so afraid to “lose” that money in the event that the purchase was a scam.
The first thing to look for when buying in a second-hand online store of luxury products is social networks like Pinterest or Instagram: the user profile is real if you have many followers and publications. The second of the things to keep in mind is in the form of payment: the safest for this type of commerce is PayPal. Why? Check it out in this article and answer all your doubts. The third but not least, we must look at user ratings either on their website or on other platforms where they are selling their products such as Ebay.
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Now comes the second question: how do I know if the article I’m interested in is authentic? It is one of the biggest fears when buying online. In our case, Luxury and Vintage Madrid has a team of professionals who analyze the product and confirm that it is 100% authentic before taking the photos of the product to put it on sale. The process is thorough, which analyzes the material and composition of the product, logos, engraving, serial numbers, invoices … ultimately, analyze the smallest detail to ensure the quality standard for to be able to sell the product.
When buying on the Internet is also very important to look at the pictures of the product and its description: the more photos in which we can see the details, the better. In addition, in the case of a product description that has a defect, it is important to see what it is, and if we can provide a photograph with that defect, perhaps when we see it does not seem such a big problem for not buying it.
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In addition, this new type of web pages not only benefit people who want to purchase a product: also, for those who want to sell it. Normally, there is a “consign” section in which you send your product to the company and they upload it to their website after having passed the authenticity check. The objective? That you sell your product faster. When it comes to trusting this type of service, you should be aware of the type of percentage or commission that the company takes, as it can sometimes be quite high. In our case, if you want to know more about our procedure of consignment, we attach the section of our web page with the specifications to consign.
From Luxury and Vintage Madrid, we offer you the seriousness, the quality and the loyalty so that you trust in us to the 100%. We sell quality and authenticity at the best price. Luxury items for both men and women, with all quality standards in order and a secure payment method. What more could you ask for?
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Loewe’s Amazon bag, Hermès’ famous Birkin or Constance bags, or Chanel’s classic 2.55 are some of the items our customers are already enjoying because of their trust in us.
 
What are you waiting for?

Bimba Bosé dies at 41 years old

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Yesterday January 23, Eleonora Salvatore González, better known as Bimba Bosé, died due to the cancer against whom she had been fighting for more than two years.

Daughter of Alessandro Salvatore and Lucía González Bosé, niece of the well-known singer Miguel Bosé, and mother of 12-year-old Dora and her daughter June, the result of her marriage to the director and musician Diego Postigo (whose relationship came to an end in 2013 ).

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Bimba, June and Dora

She was born on October 1, 1975 in Rome, and throughout her career, she was well known for being a singer, designer, DJ and model (coming to parade in London, New York, Paris and Milan). He has worked together with photographers recognized worldwide in the world of fashion such as Mario Testino and Steven Meisel. She has been an image of brands like Gucci and cover of magazines like Vogue and Harpeer’s Bazaar. In addition, was muse of the famous fashion spanish designer David Delfín (who also suffers of cancer).


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Bimba Bosé and David Delfín

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Bimba Bosé for Vogue Italia

In the year 2016, Bimba Bosé told the media that she suffered from bone, liver and brain metastases, regretting later because of the media’s repercussion.

Her last 48 hours were spent surrounded by her family and close friends, except Miguel Bosé, since the distance prevented him from coming in such a short time. As a tribute, the uncle of Bimba published this emotive sentence in their social networks:

“Good trip Bimba, my accomplice, my companion, my love, my beloved daughter. Guide me.”

In addition, her ex-husband Diego Postigo, has published in his private account of instagram a video in which Bimba Bosé is singing while he accompanies with the guitar.

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Fly baby fly. Descansa en paz ❤️ #bimbaforever

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A death that has undoubtedly caught us unawares and which, her eldest daughter Dora, has faced with full maturity by publishing the following words in his account of instagram:

“Thank you very much to all those who support me, and to know that today is not a day of sadness, because my mother is the one that least liked sadness. Today is a day to be happy for all those moments that we have lived and enjoyed it “

After the death of our beloved Bimba, the video in which Dora and she go singing together has become viral:

With only 24 years, 17 years younger than the model and singer, Charlie Centa (English model) began his relationship with Bimba 4 years ago, being a great support for her. Also the young model had to see his mother march after the fight against the cancer. A loving life partner and in the workplace, Charlie traveled with her Spanish geography to work as dj’s, which sometimes became a trio along with the collaboration of David Delfín.

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The team of Luxury and Vintage Madrid gives the most sincere condolences to the relatives and dear friends of Bimba. Much encouragement for these hard times.

 

BVLGARI: creative excellence

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1884 is the year in which this luxury brand was founded. Rome is its headquartered and jewelery, watches, perfumes, leather goods and hospitality, their specialties, belonging to the conglomerate LVMH.

We all pronounce with U but is written with V: the classical Latin alphabet where V is pronounced as a U and comes from the surname of its founder Sotirios Voulgaris.

Its first store in Paramynthia (Epirus, Greece) still exists. One of the most important shop was inaugurated in Via Condotti, which was opened in 1905 with the help of his sons Constantino and Giorgio. Old Curiosity Shop was called with the idea of attracting customers proviniesen from United States and Britain.

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After the death of Sotirios, their children are those who remain at the helm of the company. The 50´s and 60´s are very important to the store, because it see celebrities as Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Clark Gable, Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, Romy Scheider or Gina Lollobrigada, coming into the store.

In the 70´s its first installations were based in New York, Paris, Geneva and Monte Carlo. So they have nearly 230 stores worldwide. Was Francesco Trapani, manager of the company, who made BVLGARI was known worldwide.

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All sections covering BVLGARI have undergone considerable evolution. But without any doubt, we have been able to live the evolution of their jewelry from the 20´s. At this time, geometry and Art Decó are the main characters in addition to the platinum, main material with which its jewels were produced from the beginning. In the 30 colors invade the brand and sapphires, emeralds and rubies are combined with different varieties of diamonds. In addition, at this time some of its jewelry could be converted, that is, could be both necklace and bracelet, like their pins.

After II World War , the house changes the platinum to the gold. Thus, their products were much lighter elements but however, the quantity of diamonds that include was less. His style changed and focus more on creating pieces of Italian Renaissance style and Greco-Roman classicism.

In the 50´s, with the recovery of the war, he returns to the crimping platinum and more symmetrical, natural and compact, jewelry are created with the most beautiful gemstones in their designs.

However, in the 60´s, the Pop Art influences considerably in style and oriental designs jewelry with form like a snake. The style change gives rise to the Stars and Stripes collection that was applauded by Andy Warhol. Oval elements succeed in signing and the use of diamonds or gold chain BVLGARI, one of his identifying signs.

The 80´s are characterized by volume, color and simple forms, while 90´s are identified with yellow gold.

All the developments that have suffered the brand, is what makes it one of the BVLGARI luxury brands known worldwide. Some pieces with a price difficult to reach for many and more affordable for others. But without a doubt, quality parts, you know it will be for life.

We leave you with one of its products, which is currently available on our website: metal glasses style cat eye with a 100% ultraviolet protection, which have in their temples a beautiful braided detail. Simply glasses that have fallen in love from the moment they came into our hands. You can see them here. Hope you enjoy them!

See you soon with new blogs about the best of fashion.

 

Olivier Rousteing: the little genius of Balmain

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With only 31 years just fulfilled, Olivier Rousteing is a benchmark in the fashion industry. He was born in Bordeaux on 13 September 1985 and was in 2011 when he was appointed creative director of Balmain. It has now 5 years at the helm of the firm and the prognosis is to stay in this house for much longer.

At the age of 1 year, Olivier was adopted by a family. From Bordeaux went to Paris to fulfill his dream, studying at ESMOD (Ecole Superieure des Arts et Techniques de la Mode). After graduating, he began designing with Roberto Cavalli (from whom he learned his impatience), where he also met the designer Peter Dundas and which coincide in other houses like Emilio Pucci. From him he learned to be more perfectionist and thanks to both, the young designer managed to acquire the skills and qualities needed to become the great designer he is.

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After his move from Cavalli when he was only 18, after 6, the designer left the firm to be in front of Balmain, because he looked more reflected the identity of the firm for being more “glamorous and sexy”. This was as a replacement of Christophe Decarnin, who left the house after a big depression. Following the same line and style, Olivier bases his designs while preserving the essence of Balmain, with feminine, daring and sexy designs also he performed Decarnin, always providing a personal touch.

Some consider him the spoiled child of fashion. And it is that models adore him and his designs and he has all models as Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner or Alexandra Ambrossio on a pedestal.

One of his most famous collections, a collection for H & M (one of the most media and awaited at that moment), revolutionize the fashion lovers and had very good result that November 5, 2015, day when he presented the collection.

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One of the first items that were taught to the world before releasing the collection,  was this dress that went on a selling price of 500 euros.

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“H & M has given me a unique opportunity to bring the universe Balmain to everyone”

-Olivier Rousteing

We are confident that Olivier Rousteing will head the brand for much longer, because we love his designs and style. A young man wanting to do what he likes and we have no doubt, because his love for fashion is reflected in each and every one of the items that come out of their hands.

PRADA: one of the most popular luxury brands

el-diablo-viste-de-prada-20140731073407Last Thursday, the movie The Devil Wears Prada, birth 10 years. On the occasion of its anniversary celebration, there is no better way to reminisce about the film that talking about the brand.
The famous luxury brand was founded in Milan (Italy) in 1913. Its creator was Mario Prada under the name Fratelli Prada (Prada Brothers). However, it was thanks to his granddaughter Miuccia Prada, when the brand became one of the premier international fashion. She did not seem very prepared for the position to occupy; however, she had a sense for  aesthetics exquisite and different.
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The brand began mainly with the production of handbags, luggage and shoes. Later, air travel began to be one of the first transports of this type of clientele. However, customers began to be unhappy because the material used for these bags was walrus skin and was very heavy. Thus, Prada focused more on creating hand luggage and suitcases, but this time leather and waterproof. Under the direction of Miuccia enters the field competence in the same sector: Gucci. Therefore, she decides to give a twist to the production of the brand and is when Prada begins to manufacture its luxury clothes ready-to-wear.
Following the completion of the first backpack by Miuccia, black and waterproof in 1970, arrived in 1985 one of the most emblematic of the history of fashion handbags: its black, classic and simple bag, which in turn was robust and functional. A bag was launched with an entry price quite high but also sold and soon began to have many imitators. The decisive year of the brand was 1989, in which Miuccia presented her first collection of ready-to-wear and was so successful that the brand brought up considerably.
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Already in the 90s Prada was a globally recognized brand, not only for its high prices, but behind them are luxury materials, simple but at the same time we get in love with them. As main colors black, brown, gray, green and cream. All this made the brand has that special appeal and whose essence continues to this day. An exclusive brand season after season has managed to remain the brand to the concept of it.
One of its affiliates (Miu Miu), for younger people and low cost of Prada line, was created in 1992 and acquired Fendi, which then eventually sold to LVMH.
Later, in 2003, Prada began to collaborate with the Spanish firm Puig for the manufacture of perfumes and later in the 2006 is when The Devil Wears Prada premiere, a film starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. After its premiere, the brand begins to have even more popularity. But however and although it seems a contradiction, the film does not talk about Prada. It was just a way of referring to it as something exclusive.
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Thierry Mugler: the inspiration for Lady Gaga designs

 

Well, it’s all about looking good, helping the silhouette…and all about getting a great fuck, honey.

-Thierry Mugler

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Thierry Mugler was born in Strasbourg (France) in 1948 and was one of the most popular designers of the 80s.
He left his job as a dancer to engage in the world of fashion and coinciding with the rise of Yves Saint Laurent, start designing. So in 1973 he presented his first women’s collection and after its success founded his own brand.
He managed to mark a before and after in the runaways with Claude Montana and Jean Paul Gaultier, returning the glamorous to the Parisian catwalks.

His designs were based on the comic, science fiction or zoology and through these factors make their catwalks a show, being one of the forerunners of fashion shoulder pads. The crow and the vinyl were their main allies and has been criticized for using in his designs because it looked so misogynistic and fetishistic.
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He wanted his shows to be perfect, so he was the responsible for carrying the lighting and styling of his own parades.
With the end of the twentieth century, it begins the era of minimalism and that is how the aesthetics of Mugler got into decline, confirming his retirement in 2002. In 2003 he began to devote himself to the staging of shows, from choreography to costume for special effects.
Still, the brand continues mainly with the line of perfumes (property of Clarins brand, one of its main sources of income). Artists like Beyoncé or Lady Gaga are fortunate to bring some of his designs, especially Gaga. Nicola Formichetti is the Italo-Japanese designer and stylist who dressed the singer with Mugler designs. Therefore he proposed to Mugler be the new creative director of the brand to revive it. It was only with the brand a couple of years, until finally was signed by the company Diesel.

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Nicola Formichetti and Lady Gaga

Right now, the creative director of the brand is David Koma, retaining some of the essence of Mugler designs but being more discreet.
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David Koma

 
 
 

Rihanna's new collection is inspired in Marie Antoinette

If Maria Antonieta went to the gym and needed something to wear

-Rihanna

Paris, the city of love, was in charge of receiving the new collection of Rihanna “Fenty x Puma“. According to the singer, this city represented much better the new collection that New York.

Since 2014 Rihanna is the creative director of Puma and since she is in the firm, Puma sales have grown much more. The singer and designer  do not create sport clothes but they are creations to bring in the day a day and that’s the key.

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Her last collection includes items of a single color, with predominantly for example pastel pink, khaki green, lilac or skin color. We can thus find hats, dresses, sweat shirts, hoods and even corsets with vintage accessories and charged makeup, which were exhibited in the luxurious palace Salomon de Rothschild in Paris. The majority of the collection is designed for women but we could also appreciate some designs exclusively for men, and the tissues chosen by Rihanna were not particularly focused on making sport: for example, satin.

In addition to good singer, we have seen that at the moment Rihanna experience in the fashion world has been pretty good. He has collaborated with the major shoe designer Manolo Blahnik or with the prestigious fashion company Dior, and her success after the first collection made for Puma has opened the way to be an important benchmark in young fashion.

We have no doubt that Rihanna will surprise us soon with more of her designs and that as before, we´ll fall in love as much as their latest interventions in the world of fashion.

Chanel runway: Futuristic and with new technologies

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So Chanel has managed to approach a younger audience: through futuristic and new technologies.
For some time now, we are in the millenial generation, obsessed with fashion brands and fashion around the world, every moment, every brand. It is therefore no wonder that Chanel has decided to set its runaway alluding to this generation that is sweeping wherever he goes. Attached to it, the scenery was stunning and was based on Big data, which has made the Grand Palais in Paris became for a few minutes in a total space atmosphere.

With this scenery we´re not talking about made a critic to the world of the digital, but they have tried to venture into these new generations without us realizing it. His designs have been the most representative of the brand: the legendary bag 2.55 or two-piece tweed. However, the clothes were wrapped by LED lights, colored wires and cathode ray tubes and also show off a futuristic models with masks simulating robots with a very similar Star-Wars aesthetics. Next to them, a renewal of footwear that Karl Lagerfeld wanted to do with the classic signature bicolor shoes and white flat shoes.
 
In addition, one of the details of this runaway is that we can see how all the models look a cap sideways and backwards, a new look that we have already seen in many of the millennials at the moment and that is winning (and so it seems to continue triumphing up within a couple of years).
No doubt this is how Chanel has managed us to fall in love again with their amazing designs and in this case also with a start scene worthy of admiration, although fashion doesn´t understand about ages.
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Kim Kardashian stolen in Paris

Five masked men were the protagonists of the altercation. Armed, they have broken into the room of Kanye West’s wife (who was staying there on the occasion of the Paris Fashion Week) to take many of her jewelry and personal items, hovering a figure of around 10 million euros.
Kim apparently was in the bathroom when the thieves entered, and fortunately, their children North and Saint were not in the room. Her spokeswoman, Ina Treciokas, has informed to the CNN that is without any physical damage, but obviously emotional damages are much higher and Kim is not well.
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Her husband Kanye West, was giving a concert at Festival Meadows (New York) while Kim was being stolen. Upon hearing the news, he had to stop the show and report that was absent for “family reasons”.
Undoubtedly one of the most difficult weeks of the West-Kardashian, because remember that last week the famous, Vitalii Sediuk, tried to kiss the ass of Kim Kardashian, but was caught before he could do so.
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The artist of knitwear dies: Sonia Rykiel

Just as one woman looks fantastically erotic naked, another can seem the same in a polo-neck sweater.

-Sonia Rykiel

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The queen of knit was a French designer belonging to the movement pret-a-pòrter (70´s). Known for its comfortable and free designs that promote women’s movement, started to work as window dresser at Le Grand Maison de Blanc.

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In 1953 she married Sam Rykiel, owner of a clothing store. In 1962 she entered by chance in the world of design, designing garments that later put on sale in the boutique of her husband.Rykiels´s style of elegant yet easy “lounge” dressing is typically French. She called her clothes “le nouveau classicism”, their slim line owing much to the 1930´s. Fluid jersey, wide trousers and raglan-sleeve sweaters in muted colors are her trademarks.

The designer became really famous with a knitted sweater that was published in the magazine ELLE, and later Women’s Wear Daily baptized her as the “Queen of Knits”.Her clothes were made even more famous by Audrey Hepburn and Brigitte Bardot.

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In 1970 she began building his own empire and gradually her daughter, Natalie Rykiel, was introduced in the company with the same line of his mother. In 2009 she made a small collaboration with H & M lingerie and later, in 2010, she´ll do with clothing.

Unfortunately the famous designer died last August 25 at her home in Paris with 86 years due to Parkinson’s disease. We´ll always remember her because of the striped pattern, lace, black and straws.

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I love knit, because it is very magical. You can do many things with just a thread

-Sonia Rykiel

Rossy de Palma and Jean Paul Gaultier: a different beauty

I did not mind my nose, the problem was the other. One has the right to be yourself. I am, what happens?

-Rossy de Palma

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The fashion world is full of women traced: thin and tall, almost as fallen angels from heaven. No nose jobs, or collagens or facelifts. Rossy de Palma was the antithesis of time and achieved his fame as a model with such brands as Gap, Jean Paul Gautier, Louis Vuitton or Rouge.

Born in Palma de Mallorca on 16 September 1964 is a Spanish actress best known as “Almodóvar girl” and has also been the muse of famous designer Jean Paul Gautier. With a different face, his face almost Cubist belonging to Picasso has achieved success thanks to their self-esteem, their self-esteem and absolute confidence in herself.

That is why the famous designer noticed her. Both shared the same concept and a unique insight into the world of fashion. They liked not follow any rules and that is why they congenial as well.In his farewell designer prat-a-pòrter (to devote himself exclusively to haute couture) didm´t want Rossy de Palma missing the ceremony, being the godmother of it.

Here we show a brief excerpt of the parade that almost two years ago.

The queen of the 90´s: Donna Karan

“I am not convinced that people have misunderstood me. If you ask someone who is Donna Karan, it is likely to tell you is a designer socks”.

 -Donna Karan

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Donna Karan Yvy Faske or rather known as Donna Karan is an American designer known worldwide. He was born on October 2, 1948 and raised in a family dedicated to the world of fashion (her mother was a model and her father, tailor).
As expected, Donna Karan decided to study fashion design at Parsons School of New York. Thanks to this, during her student years began to be the assistant of Anna Klein, which opened the doors to employment.
His daughter, Gaby, was the total inspiration to create her brand, DKNY, which at that time was only accessible for a few and began to be imitated by many other brands.
A total example of enterprising woman who was in charge of renewing those cabinets of American women who were beginning to make their way in the world of men labor.
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She has her own line of beauty products, has created collections for men, she has launched her own perfume, has been head designer of Hillary Clinton and is associated with various spiritual theories.
After more than 30 years in charge of DKNY, the fashion designer retired from his own brand to take care of Urban Zen, a new philosophy of life by Donna Karan.
“I want to express my gratitude and my sincere feelings to dozens and dozens of colleagues who over the years have helped me make Donna Karan New York far beyond the best of my dreams”. These were the words of the goodbye of Donna Karan.
We could say that she was the queen of the 90´s. All celebrities (including Barbra Streisand or Kate Moss) wanted to have 7 basic items devised by the designer, who combined between them to perfection.

Who was the first designer of fashion?

Am I crazy to confirm that I´m an artist?

-Paul Poiret

Some people are born with a vocation, and knows it. It was the case of Paul Poiret , who supported by his mother and his three sisters decided to be the tyrant of fashion and release the scene against which the fashion world was.
His father, very much against the commitment of the designer , sent to a friend of him for being  . All he could take advantage were silk fabrics .
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For Paul , there wasn´t something that mattered more than the outward appearance. Therefore, he performed the silks that he got from his boss in extravagant confections in a small wooden mannequin .
He started working in one of the most important fashion houses : Worth, but failed to intervene as he would have liked .
Three years later , Poiret was metting with the choicest staff at parties.
Declaring war on the corset (holding that it was a ridiculous clothing) , he created some long skirts which started from the chest down to the ground . He baptized as <<La Vague>> that covered the body like a gentle wave .
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In addition , he replaced corset by flexible bras and garters. Its bright colors , the clarity of his prints and the idea of coating the legs of women with flesh-colored silk , awakened the illusion fashion lovers.
He was also the first designer to make his own perfume. Even in 1911 , created the skort that was condemned by father Pío X.
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He left his mark wherever he went, chasing the idea of the total work of art. That´s why Poiret is considered the first designer of the fashion world.

Kendall Jenner will be the cover of September issue in VOGUE

The girl ‘s 63.3 million followers on Instagram has managed to be the cover of VOGUE for September issue this year. Who was going to tell us ?

"The ugliest collection of Paris"A collection called Liberation from Yves Saint Laurent

From the peplum silhouette to the middle , everything has been done and has done it again a hundred times. And haute couture no longer emits more than homesickness and restraint. As if it were an old lady. I do not care if my clothes evoke the 40´s eyes of the cultivated public. The important thing is that all young girls who didn´t live the time, wanna wear this today.”

The true fashion icon: Anna Wintour

“You can make a film in Hollywood without the backing of Steven Spielberg and remove software in Silicon Valley without Bill Gates. But it is very clear that one can not succeed in the fashion industry without Anna Wintour ‘s blessing . “

Christian Dior: the genius of the needle

There are people who really born with a vocation. This was the case of the designer Christian Dior.

Why invest in Chanel is a good deal?

There are clothes that never go out of fashion, accessories that remain in time as concerning styling and elegance and due to the quality of materials , careful design and meticulous production , have risen over the years.