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‘1996’ was inspired by a photograph of a young girl entitled ‘Kirsten 1996’ taken by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin in that year. The fragrance is a true collaboration in every sense as Creative Director Ben Gorham sought to interpret not only the image itself but the vision and personality of its creators. “We […]


  Galleria Carla Sozzani’s exhibition for Tony Viramontes opens Thursday 5 September -Bold, Beautiful and Damned: The World of 1980’s Fashion Illustrator Tony Viramontes by Dean Rhys-Morgan Viramontes captured the New Wave energy of the 1980’s he was a street smart dandy who played the part to the hilt, but at the same time he […]


BLUE INVASION. Comme des Garçons will launch Blue Invasion, a new trio of fragrances — Blue Encens, Blue Cedrat and Blue Santal. Blue Encens ~ with incense, wormwood, cardamom, black pepper, cinnamon and mineral amber. Blue Cedrat ~ citron with metallic rose, angelica and quinine. Blue Santal ~ sandalwood with pine, blue pepper and juniper […]


Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser al Missned of Qatar In Valentino Couture – Inauguration Of King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands  


  The luxuriantly bearded model Jonny Harrington was recently compared to a ‘tramp’ by one lesser newspaper. But the bearded look sees no sign of abating. That’s why we asked Alex Glover, master barber at Murdock London , to talk us through the ins and outs of beard care. Here’s what he had to say: […]


  In 1975, Givenchy issued the first edition of their “Gentlemen” fragrance, a masculine combination of patchouli, vetiver and Russian leather notes. For 2013 the fashion house has re-imagined that signature scent for the modern age with “Gentlemen Only”. Featuring notes of green mandarin, pink pepper, nutmeg and birch leaves, cedar, patchouli and vetiver, it’s […]


Emilio Pucci (1914-1992) had a passion for women, a visionary sense of style, and an eye for color and design. With these talents he created a fashion house unlike any other. By the early ’50s his boutique on the isle of Capri was catering to wealthy sophisticates, heiresses and movie stars buying his “Capri pants”, […]