Weekly Facebook fashion index

Spanish retailer Zara tops this week’s ranking of most popular Facebook fashion brands, followed by Swedish ‘arch rival,’ H&M. Thought up by marketing company Stylophane, the newly launched Facebook Fashion Index has been called the “Wall Street of Fashion” by internet blog The Next Web ( due to its ability to monitor the global growth [...]


Lagerfeld takes Chanel to the North Pole

The sketch of a polar bear by Karl Lagerfeld on the invitation to his autumn-winter show for Chanel on Tuesday was already a big hint. As a howling wind came over the sound system, screens were hoisted up to reveal gigantic ice floes, from which his models emerged enveloped in shaggy furs to keep out [...]


Vanessa Paradis replaces Lily Allen in fashion ads

French actress and star of the current Chanel Rouge Coco lipstick ads, Vanessa Paradis has been announced as the face for the brand’s new Coco Cocoon handbag campaign. Paradis previously starred in Chanel’s commercials for the Coco fragrance in 1992 and Ligne Cambon handbags in 2004. Former star of the Coco Cocoon ads, singer Lily [...]


Shanghai Tang Ad campaign Spring 2010

Shanghai Tang is the first luxury brand from China with a mission to revitalize Chinese sartorial heritage by combining Shanghainese tailoring traditions with innovative modern shapes that are easily wearable in the urban landscape today. The S/S 2010 campaign was shot by rising Spanish photographer Richard Ramos. And the tradition of Shanghai Tang discovering the [...]


Louis Vuitton Encyclopaedia Trunk Humidor

In 1925 Louis Vuitton created a special trunk in its iconic monogram canvas to house a portable set of the Encyclopaedia Brittanica for the traveling scholar. A later owner adapted the rare item to a more practical purpose, turning it into the world’s most stylish portable humidor. The trunk was refitted to house 500 cigars [...]


Breitling for Bentley Gold Pocket Watch

The Breitling for Bentley collection welcomes a new one-of-a-kind model, dedicated to the founder of the prestigious British car manufacturer. Based on a late 19th century design from Breitling’s archives, the timepiece comprises almost 700 parts. The 2010 vintage is a pocket-watch combining two of the most sophisticated complications in the horological repertoire. A perpetual [...]

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