Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Sophia Webster-shoes designer

Sophia Webster debuted her collection for SS2013 after working as design assistant to Nicholas Kirkwood. 
She is a graduate of the specialised MA footwear course at the Royal College of Art and the BA degree at the renowned Cordwainers College.
 She was awarded the Conde Nast Footwear New Emerging Designer of the Year award for 2012 and has been given the prestigious New Gen Award, for the third consecutive season, by the British Fashion Council for her forthcoming SS2014 collection.
 One thing is sure; that girl has talent and a very promising career ahead.
 Can’t wait to see her upcoming collections!

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Athena Procopiou-scarf designer

Athena Procopiou  is a graphic design graduate from Central St. Martins who creates scarves and cover-ups.Her textiles are expertly produced in Italy using whether cashmere,cotton,silk or modal.
I recently read in a magazine about her and i really liked her work!
You can shop pieces of her collections here 




Tuesday, April 2, 2013

fashion & astrology by Charlotte Olympia

Charlotte Olympia launches a new collection of Birthday Shoes inspired by star signs.
 The perfect shoes for fashion & astrology lovers!!
 And for those who can afford them, set for launch in April, the Birthday Shoes collection will be exclusively available at the Mayfair and Manhattan Charlotte Olympia boutiques, as well as online at charlotteolympia.com and at Net-a-Porter.


and now a few words about the designer
Charlotte Olympia
She was born in South Africa and spent her childhood in London.Took her passion to Cordwainers, the world-renowned college for footwear and accessories in London.After graduating in 2004 she launched her eponymous London-based shoe brand in January 2008.
Inspired by the glamour and sophistication of the 1940s and 1950s, Charlotte's designs have become synonymous with classic sophistication and meticulous attention to detail.Each shoe is handcrafted in Italy using only the finest materials and finished with a signature gold spider’s web on the sole.
The label continues to develop its product lines to include, not only captivating heels, but also an array of flats, boots and accessories.

source: vogue.fr

Monday, February 25, 2013

let's talk about oscars 2013

Is it only me who thinks that Oscars this year were a little bit..hmm..e.. boring?!
First of all, i wasn't surprised that these movies and actors won. And secondly, were was the style?class?why the ladies chose to be either like wanna-be-brides or barbie-queens?
i hardly chose two of them for my "Oscar inspiration" post

Naomi Watts in Armani Privé

Charlize Theron in  Dior Couture
pics from Harper's Bazaar

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

..and that my friend is art

I truly believe that fashion, above many things, is art.
Many would say "come on, seriously girl, would you wear any of these dresses to go to a club or..anywhere?''
Well..i have to admit..no..
BUT as i said before, fashion  is not those colorful things called clothes.. 
it's so much more!
and i have proof..
She made photos come alive on dresses..!! how cool is that?!

 more info here

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Tim Walker-photographer

i really like his work!when i look at his photos it's like they are alive!
and yes..
i also like them because they are different and cool!
Marion Cotillard/W magazine/2012
 "Tim Walker’s photographs have entranced the readers of Vogue, month by month, for over a decade. Extravagant staging and romantic motifs characterise his unmistakable style. After concentrating on photographic stills for 15 years, Walker is now also making moving film."
Kate Moss/Love magazine/2012
 "The Victoria & Albert Museum and the National Portrait Gallery in London include Walker’s photographs in their permanent collections."
Sacha Pivovarova/2006

self potrait/2008
 "Walker staged his first major exhibition at the Design Museum, London in 2008. This coincided with the publication of his book ‘PICTURES’ published by teNeues."
Malgosia Bela/Harper's Bazaar/2009

Christina Carey & Ekaterina Kashyntseva/Italian Vogue/2010
"In 2008 Walker received the ‘Isabella Blow Award for Fashion Creator’ from The British Fashion Council. In 2009 he received an Infinity Award from The International Center of Photography in New York. In 2012 Walker received an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Photographic Society."
Caroline Trentini/British Vogue/2010
more info: timwalkerphotography.com
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