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Pleased To Meet You | Fashion Consultancy & Styling - Part 3
Chloé

Chloé

In 1964, Karl Lagerfeld went to meet Gaby Aghion of Chloé, armed with a pack of sketches, including a beige shantung dress paired with yellow tights. Aghion was attracted to Lagerfeld’s unusual total look silhouette and a creative relationship prospered. He worked for the brand not just from 1963 and 1983 but also from 1992-1997. Lagerfeld’s legacy at the house was the focal point of the brand’s A/W 2019 collection. A pack of postcards was placed on every guest’s seat, featuring images of Lagerfeld’s creations for Chloé, and a series of poignant quotations including a 1977 quote in French Vogue: ‘My dresses are for women that go beyond the obvious.’ […]

showcase

showcase

Trilithon Side Table by OS ∆ OOS. © Jeroen van der Wielen  Organic forms, pop geometry and plenty of bling set the mood for this year’s Collectible design fair in Brussels. Established in autumn 2017 by art and design market veterans Clélie Debehault and Liv Vaisberg, Collectible is a conscious step away from the reductive feel of most design fairs. Favouring tomorrow’s tastemakers over yesterday’s greatest hits, Collectible is dedicated exclusively to 21st-century collectible design, and the increasing overlap of art, design, and architecture that we are currently witnessing. This vision expands in Collectible’s second edition, which runs 14 – 17 March 2019. Art galleries and cultural institutions join forces […]

ROKH

ROKH

It’s been a big season for Phoebe Philo’s protégées. In Milan, ex-Céline director of ready-to-wear Daniel Lee presented his debut A/W 2019 runway show at the head of Bottega Veneta. South Korea-born, London-based Rok Hwang was part of Phoebe Philo’s original design team when she debuted her first collection for Céline in 2010. Hwang started his own label in 2016, and his smart, deconstructed and fluid aesthetic earned him the 2018 LVMH Special Prize. Hwang is a master of splicing classic silhouettes, like trenchcoats, kilts and suits and reassembling these fundamentals into something new. For his first A/W 2019 catwalk show, these silhouettes were a central focus. The designer was inspired […]