Preview of "Cristóbal Balenciaga" Series
The teaser for the upcoming series delving into the life of Cristóbal Balenciaga, a trailblazing fashion icon who defied societal norms and revolutionized the industry, is now out. Alberto San Juan takes on the role of the legendary designer in this series, set to premiere on Disney+ with all episodes available on January 19th.
Dior's 2024 Pre-Fall Collection by Maria Grazia Chiuri
Dior's latest Pre-Fall Collection for 2024 pays homage to the iconic monument gifted by the French to the United States in the late 19th century, now a symbol of New York City. Maria Grazia Chiuri emphasizes the dialogue between the revered fashion capitals, Christian Dior's autobiography inspiring two pivotal patterns: the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower.
The connection between both cultures is symbolized by the charismatic and unconventional actress Marlene Dietrich, who maintained a link with Dior in her personal life and on-screen. Drawing inspiration from Dietrich's iconic presence, the Creative Director blends her allure, featuring masculine nuances and playful attitudes, with the distinctive Dior aesthetic.
Gosha Rubchinskiy Takes the Helm as Creative Director of Yeezy
Following last year's fallout with Adidas over Kanye West's controversial remarks, Yeezy is making a comeback, with Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy announced as the brand's new creative director. Rubchinskiy, renowned for his menswear collections inspired by skate culture, Russian youth, and Western pop culture, has become a prominent figure in Russian fashion over the past decade, collaborating with global brands like Burberry and Adidas.
Saint Laurent and Borsalino Collaborate
Saint Laurent joins forces with Borsalino, famed for its Fedora wool hats worn by icons from Frank Sinatra to Humphrey Bogart and Marcello Mastroianni to Robert De Niro.
Under the creative direction of Belgian designer Anthony Vaccarello, at the helm of Saint Laurent since 2015, the classic Federico model from Borsalino gets a contemporary makeover. The hat, crafted from lined wool and adorned with tonal satin ribbon, pays tribute to Italian director Federico Fellini, a Borsalino enthusiast, with the ribbon featuring the YSL monogram and Borsalino's 1907 signature logo.
Gucci Supports Children's Education through UNICEF
In a philanthropic move, Gucci has made a donation to UNICEF's thematic fund for education on behalf of creative director Sabato de Sarno and its employees. The fund aims to ensure high-quality education for children worldwide, addressing the widening gaps in the education system exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Louis Vuitton Unveils "Voyager Shows" Concept in Shanghai
Set to take place on April 18th at Long Museum West Bund, the event will showcase the 2024 Pre-Fall Collection, marking the debut of "Louis Vuitton Voyager Shows." The venue, with its futuristic architecture mirroring the fashion vision of creative director Nicolas Ghesquière, will serve as a platform for the brand's men's and women's pre-fall and cruise collections. The concept envisions each stop incorporating the significance of local surroundings and cultural exchange in a show that will be exhibited globally.