WHEN WOMEN WANT TO BE EMPOWERED LIKE QUEEN NEFERTETI

WHEN WOMEN WANT TO BE EMPOWERED LIKE QUEEN NEFERTETI

Cinco’s pharaonic stage, ancient Egyptian mythology, sphinx, hieroglyphic decoration with style, and appeared the enchanting models, opulently adorned in his artisanal collection, captured the Ancient Egyptian Mythology, mesmerized the guests with the eclectic and exotic creations. Cinco said, “The collection is inspired by the ancient history of Egypt. It’s inspired by the beautiful culture, the pyramids, and the history of Cleopatra and Mark Antony.” The guests went into a hypnotic and arrested mood, as a…

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THE ROYAL OPULENCE COLLECTION BY AMATO

THE ROYAL OPULENCE COLLECTION BY AMATO

Inspired by the Indian Maharaja royalty, Amato’s fall winter 22/23 couture collection was incredibly deadly and fantastic, with a gothic innovative couture twist. The contemporary regalia fit for a modern Maharaja, with an all-black cast of looks characterized by other-worldly-handmade embellishments, — calling to mind the romanticism of vintage Indian costumery was launched at the Arab Fashion Week – WOMEN’S COUTURE FALL/WINTER 2022/2023 AND READY-TO-WEAR SPRING SUMMER 2023​. Newly crowned Miss Universe Bahrain Evlin Khalifa walked…

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Alexander McQueen: LACMA Offers a Perspicacious Perspective in a Tour de Force Presentation 

Alexander McQueen: LACMA Offers a Perspicacious Perspective in a Tour de Force Presentation 

Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse, currently on view at LACMA until October 9, 2022, is magnificent in concept, scope, and presentation, both as a representation of the works of McQueen and as a thoughtful and carefully planned exhibit by the LACMA staff. Lovers of art and fashion simply must come to this show, probably numerous times, to realize its full impact and appreciate the greatness of this undertaking. There are three principal players here:…

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Issey Miyake: A Genius of Clothing Design Embedded with the Human Spirit

Issey Miyake: A Genius of Clothing Design Embedded with the Human Spirit

A giant of civilization has passed. Issey Miyake, the Japanese clothing designer, made a remarkable across-the-board impact on society with his creations, which showcased his capacities for innovation, passion, compassion, fearlessness, and humanity. Born in 1938 in Hiroshima, he experienced firsthand the horrors of the atomic bomb in 1945, both physically and psychologically. But he determined that this tragic incident would not scar or identify him, and then and there chose the path of optimism…

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Olivier Rousteing as Jean Paul Gaultier:

Olivier Rousteing as Jean Paul Gaultier:

The Reverent Irreverent Does the Master Proud in Spectacular Paris Fashion Show on July 7, 2022 As a long-time lover of art and fashion, I recall with delight a magnificent Jean Paul Gaultier retrospective exhibition I attended at Stockholm’s Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design in 2013. This show, with its talking mannikins, cone bras, and utterly vanguard designs, placed me in a realm of imagination without boundaries. I was witnessing an absolute master of…

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Iris Apfel: A Fashion Icon

Iris Apfel: A Fashion Icon

Growing up in Queens, New York, Iris Apfel was an only child, so her parents often brought her to family events where she was the only kid. Many of those were at her paternal grandparents’ home in Brooklyn, New York. To entertain Apfel, her grandmother let her play with fabric scraps, which she had in large quantities because her four daughters often sewed for charity. “She opened one bag, and then another, and what I…

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BTYKWN: IF YOU DON’T FIT IN, STAND OUT!

BTYKWN: IF YOU DON’T FIT IN, STAND OUT!

The above statement is indeed the motto for BTYKWN, an oasis of the extraordinary in a desert full of the mediocre and the mundane. Who and/or what is BTYKWN? Well, makeup aficionados, wake up and join the club! Yes, makeup super fans of every age and persuasion, your platform has arrived! BTYKWN is a platform for fabulousness, where one might find unicorns among the rainbows! Icon or outcast, you are invited to view the free…

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Platinum Jubilee Fete in the Garden: God Save the Queen!

Platinum Jubilee Fete in the Garden: God Save the Queen!

When an individual has been on the job for seventy years, a celebration is certainly de rigueur! And so, from 3 -6 PM, on Sunday, July 10, 2022, at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, the organizations BritWeek and the British American Business Council Los Angeles duly and joyously commemorated The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Party, in honor of the considerable accomplishments of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The gala was indeed a smashing…

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Jean Paul Gaultier Couture by Olivier Rousteing Fall Winter 2022-2023

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture by Olivier Rousteing Fall Winter 2022-2023

Master of copy, Olivier Rousteing was invited officially to see the archives and re-fresh the looks of Jean Paul Gaultier. He is a master of reproducing. “Jean Paul such big inspiration,” – said Olivier Rousteing, and getting into his archives such great possibilities for copy, I might add.

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