Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022

Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022

Painting is at the heart of the Chanel Fall Winter 2021-2022 Haute Couture collection: “It was when I rediscovered these portraits of Gabrielle Chanel dressed up in black or white 1880s-style dresses, that I immediately thought about tableaux,” explains Virginie Viard. “Works by Berthe Morisot, Marie Laurencin and Édouard Manet. There are impressionist-inspired dresses, skirts that look like paintings and a long white satin dress punctuated with black bows like Morisot’s…” It made perfect sense…

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Valentino Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022

Valentino Haute Couture Fall Winter 2021-2022

Another fabulous fairy-tale of Pierpaolo Piccioli, artistic director of Maison Valentino, unfolded today, as a final firework of Haute Couture fashion week in Paris. Indeed Valentino house presented in Paris, but this time the show took place in Venice. Driven by the need to create a community of artists around Maison Valentino, convinced that painting is to contemporary art what Haute Couture is to fashion, the Artistic Director Pierpaolo Piccioli brings a group to the…

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Sue Wong Designer Estates: A New Design Extravaganza

Sue Wong Designer Estates: A New Design Extravaganza

Iconic/Legendary designer/artist Sue Wong just launched her new venture, SUE WONG DESIGNER ESTATES with the unveiling of her first designer property, VILLA FELIZ, a dazzling romantic 1928 Spanish Revival hacienda that she restored and redesigned to artistic perfection.  The inauguration featured a Red Carpet of  who’s who of celebrities, influencers, film/  television personalities and rock stars. SUE WONG Designer Estates reopened Hollywood in Los Angeles with a glamorous Red Carpet Hollywood cocktail party, touted as…

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Ladies and Gentlemen: Introducing BEAUTYKWEEN!

Ladies and Gentlemen: Introducing BEAUTYKWEEN!

FVM Global recently interviewed Larry Namer, founder of E! and CEO of world entertainment powerhouse Metan Global Entertainment Group, about the formation and purpose of BEAUTYKWEEN. How would you describe this new project? I’m going to let Mister D, the CEO of this enterprise, answer that: “We have unleashed a cyber beauty world that makeup junkies will live for from the time they wake up to the time they go to sleep. BEAUTYKWEEN is a…

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FanVestor: Platform for Fans to Invest in Their Heroes Gains Traction

FanVestor: Platform for Fans to Invest in Their Heroes Gains Traction

Our friend Larry Namer always seems to be in the forefront of coming trends. We recently received this missive from him regarding FanVestor, which enables fans to invest in the various endeavors of their favorite personalities from the entertainment world to the sports world. Dear Faith, I am happy to announce that I have moved from an advisory board member in FanVestor to the COO position. While I’m still heading Metan Global and will continue…

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The Emergence of Anna Kile-Gupta, Fashion Designer

The Emergence of Anna Kile-Gupta, Fashion Designer

                          On a slightly chilly night in December, 2019, a light rain began to fall on an outdoor stage at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, but that most certainly was not enough to stop the long-awaited student fashion show I was about to witness. The music commenced and got progressively louder as models, two at a time, crisscrossed through the large audience which…

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THE CEDARS: THE PAST IS THE PRESENT 

THE CEDARS: THE PAST IS THE PRESENT 

When renowned fashion designer Sue Wong undertook the restoration of her beloved The Cedars, the breathtaking palazzo she calls home, no detail nor expense was spared nor overlooked in reinstituting its past grandeur. The Cedars was once the fabled Grande Dame, the epitome of Old Hollywood glamour and reputedly the most opulent home of its day when she was conceived in the Golden Age of the 1920s.  The property came by its name in celebration…

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Sue Wong an Epic Life Journey

Sue Wong an Epic Life Journey

SUE WONG is a study in contrasts. She appears petite, yet possesses a commanding presence and grand energy that fills an entire room. While there is power and strength in her designs, there is a romantic fantasy and poetic lyricism that informs her work. The elegant economy of her gestures belies the strength and determination with which she had managed her business for over three decades. This collision of polar opposites creates the frisson that…

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Sue Wong at the LA Art Show: When Fashion Meets Art

Sue Wong at the LA Art Show: When Fashion Meets Art

Fashion has always been an artistic endeavour and the LA Art Show, an international art exposition held this year from February 5th to February 9th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, certainly realized that when it recognized the seminal contributions of world renowned designer Sue Wong to the world of fashion/art and saluted her with a position of honor in its show. The LA Art Show, which turned 25 this year and has as its…

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