Burberry Spring/Summer 2012 Campaign

The Style Examiner received these images from Burberry for their Spring/Summer 2012 campaign shot by Mario Testino, featuring Eddie Redmayne and Cara Delevingne. As in previous collections, close fitting silhouettes and fabrics are inspired by the English town and countryside. Tailoring is a big focus for 2012, with exclusive fabrics...

Yves Saint Laurent Appoints Hedi Slimane as Creative Director

Luxury fashion and accessories label Yves Saint Laurent has announced the appointment of Hedi Slimane as its new Creative Director. Slimane worked at the fashion house as Artistic Director of Menswear until 2000 and is to take over from Stefano Pilati whose Autumn/Winter 2012 womenswear collection was his last for...

Antoni & Alison Autumn/Winter 2012

There was something naively perverse and yet intensely British and alluringly eccentric in selecting Antoni & Alison’s runway show to open London Fashion Week for Autumn/Winter 2012/13. Although they have worked together for 25 years, Antoni Burakowski and Alison Roberts have never been regarded as being part of the fashion...

Lost in Fashion: Liu Bolin for Harper’s Bazaar

For its March 2012 issue, Harper’s Bazaar magazine has collaborated with contemporary Chinese artist Liu Bolin to celebrate four major fashion houses: Jean Paul Gaultier, Lanvin, Missoni, and Valentino. In the series of elaborate photographs, the designers for these brands were portrayed as being lost in their own work in...

Tomas Skoloudik Is New Face and Body for Armani

Tomas Skoloudik, who famously posed nude for photographer Mariano Vivanco for Dolce & Gabbana’s 2011 book Uomini, is the new face and body for Giorgio Armani’s diffusion lines Emporio Armani and Armani Jeans. Photographed by Giampaolo Sgura for Armani, the 26 year-old Czech model (who has posed for Gucci, Gap,...

Celebrating Hollywood Costume

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London has announced its major exhibition of 2012. Amidst cinema awards season, ‘Hollywood Costume’ has been launched to the press as one of the most significant celebrations of film costumes in history. When opening to the public on 20 October, the exhibition will...

Christian Louboutin Exhibition at the Design Museum

The Design Museum in London has announced that it will present the first UK retrospective of French shoe designer Christian Louboutin between 28 March and 1 July 2012, with the intention to celebrate a career that has pushed the boundaries of shoe design.  Louboutin’s shoes, with their instantly recognisable red...

‘From Catwalk to Cover’ Exhibition: They Shoot Fashion, Don’t They?

On a wall of a room tucked away from the main display area of London’s Fashion and Textile Museum lies a captivating photograph by Chris Moore that sums up the underlying message of the current exhibition ‘From Catwalk to Cover’, to which it belongs. The photograph depicts Alexander McQueen’s catwalk...