Givenchy new Paris flagship store

French fashion house Givenchy has unveiled a new flagship store on Avenue Montaigne in Paris, as part of an ambitious plan to inaugurate 26 new boutiques worldwide by 2015. The interiors of the boutique were conceived by French designer Joseph Dirand in collaboration with Givenchy’s creative director Riccardo Tisci drawing...

Jorge Ayala Paris: on shaping emotions, architecture and fashion

As two creative realms that share a high level of social influence owing to their sensorial materialities, fashion and architecture have on many occasions joined forces through fruitful collaborations that have resulted not only in inspiring postulations, but also in seductive exercises about the perception of physical spaces and materials....

Louis Vuitton Autumn/Winter 2014 Menswear

Guided once again by the passion for travelling and exotic destinations, Kim Jones conceived another strong menswear collection for Louis Vuitton. Presented during Paris men’s fashion week on a runway hand-painted with an aerial photograph of the Atacama Desert, the luxury brand’s Autumn/Winter 2014 collection comprised 42 looks that, even...

Wooyoungmi inaugurate Paris flagship store

One of my all-time favourite menswear labels, the Korean-born and Paris-based Wooyoungmi, hosted the official inauguration party for their flagship store in Paris on 16 January 2014 alongside the official calendar of Paris men’s fashion week for Autumn/Winter 2014 collections, even though the boutique had been trading publicly for three...

BWGH x Puma R698 Bluefield

Since they founded their label Brooklyn We Go Hard (BWGH) in France in 2010, David Obadia and Nelson Hassan have not only developed their own clothing and accessories line but have also collaborated with street wear brands such as Larose and Drifter to develop lines of caps, backpacks and tote...

LVMH Launches Young Fashion Designers Prize

French multinational luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton has today announced a new international initiative to support and reward talented emerging designers. The LVMH Young Fashion Designers Prize will offer one designer under the age of 40 (who has presented or sold two collections of men’s or women’s...

Louis Vuitton confirms Nicolas Ghesquière as new artistic director

French luxury brand Louis Vuitton has today named Nicolas Ghesquière as the new creative director for its women’s collections. The designer, who was formerly creative director at Balenciaga, replaces Marc Jacobs who stepped down from the role in October 2013 after 16 years in charge of Louis Vuitton’s womenswear....

KRISVANASSCHE flagship store opens in Paris

Belgian fashion designer Kris van Aassche has inaugurated the first store for his menswear label KRISVANASSCHE at 16 Rue Saint-Roch, in Paris. Designed by architecture and design studio Ciguë, the boutique makes the most of its 55 square meters by featuring minimalist and brutalist interiors that conjure the ambiance of...

Zadig & Voltaire unveils new Paris flagship store

French clothing label Zadig & Voltaire has recently opened a new Paris flagship designed by Isabelle Stanislas, who has been responsible for the design of the company’s 200 stores in collaboration with its founder Thierry Gillier. Located in a central location of the French capital at Rond-Point-Champs-Élysées, the 300 square-metre,...

Lacoste unveils new L.E.D footwear collection for Autumn/Winter 2013

French clothing, footwear and accessories brand Lacoste has unveiled in its stores the new L.E.D collection of men’s shoes for Autumn/Winter 2013. Comprising nine styles inspired by the great outdoors (and associated activities such as hiking or trekking), the collection reveals an emphasis on tactile textures through the use of...