The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Benefit or commonly known as the Met Gala is undeniably one of the most celebrated fashion night in the world. This year Met Gala 2018 its theme ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’ saw celebrity took on the red carpet flexing their creativities and competing to top the list of finest.
A night of saints to sinners, some were amazingly beautiful and stylish dressing to the theme whereas others were rather boring with safe and conventional formal appearance. As usual a few handfuls would appear in their wildest and craziest designs that sometimes may be over the board.
In celebration of the seventieth anniversary of The House of Dior’s debut spring-summer 1947 collection, the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia recently presented the never-before-seen exhibition The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture. Exclusive to Melbourne, the exhibition is a collaboration between the NGV and the House of Dior, Paris, and features a sumptuous display of over 140 garments from Christian Dior Couture designed between 1947 and 2017.
The NGV has announced that two Dior haute couture works, especially commissioned for and acquired by the gallery, will be on display in the exhibition. They are Essence d’Herbier from the spring–summer 2017 collection, designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri and Look 10, Bar coat from the autumn-winter 2012–13 collection, designed by Raf Simons. Drawing primarily on material from the House of Dior archive and the NGV Collection, the exhibition also features accessories, sketches, photographs, haute couture toiles (prototypes) and multimedia.
The exhibition, first outside of Paris, will also explore Dior’s unique affinity with Australia, including the historic spring 1948 fashion parade at David Jones, Sydney, which featured 50 original creations by Christian Dior. It is also featuring the iconic grand, sweeping staircase used in countless photo shoots and fashion parades over the House’s 70-year history.
The exhibition opening was celebrated with the inaugural NGV Gala, a ticketed, black-tie ball on Saturday 26 August 2017. The proceeds from this event will go toward supporting the NGV Fashion and Textiles Collection.
In celebration of the seventieth anniversary of the House of Dior, one of the most prestigious couture houses in the world, the National Gallery of Victoria is set to present the never-before-seen exhibition The House of Dior : Seventy Years of Haute Couture at NGV International from 27 August to 7 November, 2017.
Exclusive to Melbourne, the exhibition is a collaboration between the NGV and the House of Dior and will feature a sumptuous display of over 140 garments from Christian Dior Couture designed from 1947 to 2017.
Considered as Dior’s first complete collection to be shown outside of Paris, the exhibition’s highlights include examples from Christian Dior’s iconic Spring 1947 ‘New Look’ collection, magnificent displays of Dior’s signature ballgowns and evening dresses, as well as current contemporary designs from the House’s first female head designer, Maria Grazia Chiuri.
配合迪奥之家(House of Dior)70周年纪念，维多利亚国家美术馆(NGV)为这家世界上极负盛名的时装店之一，策划前所未有的展览 “The House of Dior : 70年高级定制时装”，自2017年8月27日至11月7日，在NGV国际馆展出。
Fashion and Lifestyle trends in today’s fast-paced, instant-connected world are in a constant flux. Shifting and simultaneously changing according to season, Schwarzkopf Professional, one of the world’s top hair fashion trendsetters, adapts the ever-changing scene taking inspiration from international fashion runways, social elite and the A-listers appearing on the front row seats at private events and fashion shows. While the Autumn/Winter season of 2016 signifies yet another iconic time in the fashion world, it is a time where personal fashion statement meets exquisite tastes.
“Trends today reflect how our society is evolving and the way we actually live,” said Simon Ellis, International Creative Director of Schwarzkopf Professional.”
Schwarzkopf Professional’s ESSENTIAL LOOKS Flex Collection 02/2016 for this season includes GENDERLESS that pays tribute to the appearance of gender-neutral clothing and hair styling; ATHLEISURE that took inspiration from the urban Sports Luxe trend and lastly, KOOLBLOND’s effortless cool of the Scandic ice-blondes.
Porsche Design … for those whose unobtrusive, smart-casual style demonstrates their confidence in all situations.
Impeccably tailored and intuitively finished, the fashion creations of the house of Porsche Design prove that fashion can be serious and visually arresting at the same time.
Porsche Design, which recently unveiled its Fall / Winter 2016 collection at the Berlin Fashion Week, has managed to find the perfect harmony of formal elegance with hip coolness. The result is a sophisticated collection of menswear perfectly styled for the urbane traveller.
The highlight of the collection was the zip-out blazers made from easily removable integrated light down that allows its wearer to adjust the blazer to suit different climates. It is ingenious design functionalities like this and the use of innovative and responsive fabrics that make Porsche Design a leader in the men’s premium fashion segment. Strategically positioned colour and structural elements in its fashion-forward creations reminisce of motor sport and genetically connect Porsche the fashion house to Porsche the automotive behemoth.
For some people, luxury is a way of life rather than an occasional indulgence. Only those residences, cars, wines, watches, jewels and gadgets that live up to the highest standards of quality and style can ever win their approval. These are the people for whom EZ was created. Thanks to the magazine’s unique distribution, these are the people who read it. With a vibrant mix of luxury, fashion and people, EZ is the essential lifestyle companion to Malaysia’s ultra-discerning society.
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