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May 2018

6 May

The Making of The Embroidered Book Tote Bag

Presented at the Spring-Summer 2018 Ready-to-Wear show, this version of the Dior Book Totebag carried by one of the models lends a laidback and summery allure. Its shimmering colors and graphic motifs are inspired by Mexican crafts. In total, over fifteen shades of green, orange, red, fuchsia, violet and blue clash and combine to form a uniquely hypnotic design. Conceived and developed in the house’s design studio in Paris, this fully-embroidered bag was produced in a family-run atelier located in the region of Umbria, also known as “Italy’s green heart”.   A single bag requires more than thirty-two hours of work and over one million two hundred thousand stitches. In addition, this bag necessitated three different kinds of embroidery stitch....
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6 May

Chanel N°5 L’Eau All-Over Spray and On Hand Cream Campaign

"You Know Me And You Don’t" digital campaign with a film portraying a dance of paradoxical movements. With these new ways to wear fragrance, N°5 is always in motion, featuring a different gesture, sensation and intensity with each product.     Directed by the talented Jacob Sutton and orchestrated by choreographer Dimitri Chamblas, the film presents each shot like a photograph, keeping the movement alive by capturing it in the moment. It portrays a “dual” woman who expresses her different moods through a cathartic dance: a sensual and powerful dance to represent the cream, versus a light and airy dance to represent the mist. The tension gradually builds until the final moment when the two women become one and the same person, two facets of one personality.     The split-screen film...
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6 May

Panthère de Cartier collection

At Cartier, the panther – a muse of the French jeweller since 1914 – takes on endless forms… Released earlier this year at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH), the Panthère de Cartier collection now manifests its feminine allure further with an exciting choice of bracelets – available in a double or triple loop, and with chain links in yellow gold, pink gold or white gold that coil seductively around the wrist and lower arm.     Its owing form is supple on the skin, characteristic to the iconic style of the Panthère de Cartier watch that layers elegance upon elegance. Remaining quintessentially Cartier is the dainty square case with rounded corners and its intuitive design. Diamond pave on the case...
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6 May

5 J’adore Sensual Fragrances for Every Woman

J’adore by Christian Dior, introducing five all-time best-selling fragrances exceptionally created with the most noble floral materials, namely L’or, L’adsolu, Eau De Parfum. Eau De Toilette, and InJoy   J’adore L’or Essence De Parfum Spray 40 ml Refined and alluring, no different from J’adore L’or, an extremely concentrated Pure Parfum, combining the sweetness of vanilla, May rose which blossoms only once a year, and jasmine from Grasse. The May rose and jasmine, in particular, are rare ingredients.     J’adore EDP Absolue Spray 75 ml  J’adore L’absolu. The fragrance was previously known for its sensual ylang-ylang extracts. However, in 2014, J’adore L’absolu was reformulated, removing ylang-ylang and enhancing the scent of Damask rose which represents the allure of a woman and Sambac jasmine from Bhutan and India, adding a mysterious layer that no one...
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6 May

Tory Burch Collection: Spring/Summer 2018

“Bold. Audacious. Brilliant. David Hicks redefined interiors. His fearless and witty take on color and print, and his exquisite attention to detail, have made a lasting impression on me. For Spring/Summer 2018, we are honored to work with the legendary designer’s original scrapbooks, given to us by his son. Immeasurable thanks to Ashley Hicks for this collaboration.” — Tory Burch     Silhouettes: Relaxed shapes capture the season’s effortless vibe. Slouchy, wide-legged pants, bohemian caftans and a wrap dress cut from scarves balance preppy shirts and a classic trench for a collection that is feminine and familiar, modern and easy. Palette: Understated neutrals—crisp white, soft stone and toffee—juxtapose joyful bursts of color—poppy red, tangerine and mustard yellow—complemented by leaf green and muted shades of pink and...
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