Iris van Herpen Exhibition at the International Centre for Lace and Fashion

The International Centre for Lace and Fashion in Calais, France, is displaying an exhibition on the work of Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen between 15 June and 31 December 2013. The exhibition will explore van Herpen’s career by means of 30 sculptural garments created between 2008 and 2012, as...

GANT Menswear Autumn/Winter 2013

For its menswear collection for Autumn/Winter 2013, GANT found inspiration in the clothes worn by young men in Ivy League colleges and on the streets of New York City, blending casual influences with urban and luxurious looks. The comprehensive collection comprises garments such as sport coats and field jackets, heavy...

Lenny Niemeyer Spring/Summer 2014

In most parts of the world, fashion and its associated industries have developed a number of categories that have served to compartmentalise and address the needs and interests of manufacturers and end-users. Over the last few decades, consumers have grown accustomed to a fashion vocabulary that includes words such as...

Lanvin Store Windows on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris

For the latest window display in its boutique on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris, Lanvin resorted to a myriad of black paper butterflies fluttering onto the inside of interior spaces not only from open doors and windows but also from fireplaces, chandeliers, gramophones and wardrobes. The display mirrors Lanvin’s...

Expansion of Alvar Aalto’s Seinajoki City Library, Finland, by JKMM Architects

Finnish architecture studio JKMM architects have recently completed the expansion of the Seinajoki City Library, located within the context of the city’s civic centre conceived by architect Alvar Aalto and inaugurated in 1965. In their design solution (that won a competition in 2008), the architects addressed primarily two challenges: the...

Margaret Howell Spring/Summer 2013 Campaign

Fashion label Margaret Howell has unveiled the promotional images for its Spring/Summer 2013 collection. The photographs, taken by Koto Bolofo at a specialist linen weaver in County Wexford in Ireland, depict the collection’s natural materials and its production and finishing processes. The campaign was styled by Howell herself and features...

A. Sauvage Menswear Autumn/Winter 2013

For all its tailoring innovations and resolute intention to push the boundaries of traditional menswear, London-based A. Sauvage is undoubtedly one of the labels that The Style Examiner has been following very closely over the last couple of years. As such, we were delighted when Adrien Victor Sauvage, the man...

Herchcovitch Spring/Summer 2014

Brazilian fashion designer Alexandre Herchcovitch, whose eponymous main line of women’s ready-to-wear has been one of the highlights of São Paulo Fashion Week’s official calendar for years, unveiled the Spring/Summer 2014 collection for his diffusion line Herchcovitch during the most recent edition of Fashion Rio. Aimed at younger male and...

Andrea Marques Spring/Summer 2014

For her Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear collection, Brazilian fashion designer Andrea Marques attempted to reinterpret minimalist fashion by imbuing her garments with demure geometric and floral prints on flowing, sensual fabrics. The result, unveiled in the form of 25 carefully edited looks that took to the runway during the most recent...

The Most Beautiful Homes in the World: Casa Lee, Brazil, by Studio MK27

Brazilian architectural practice Studio MK27 have unveiled images of their completed Casa Lee, a one-storey home in Porto Feliz, Brazil, that comprises four bedrooms, a large open plan living space, a gym and an outdoor pool. The residence features a solid concrete shell that spans across a larger central void...