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Giorgio Armani and the chefs of the four ArmaniRistorante - credits SGP

The first of a number of special events to celebrate the Armani universe of dining took place the other night at the Armani/Ristorante in Milan, which is located on the seventh floor of number 31 via Manzoni. The event was entitled: A World Journey : Four Chefs from Four Corners.


Fall hard for Agent Provocateur this holiday season as the company transport you on a glamorous ski expedition, inspired by 1970s heyday of alpine adventure.


Karl Lagerfeld will receive the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award at this year’s British Fashion Awards on Monday 23rd November. The designer will be honoured at the ceremony, which will take place at London’s Coliseum, for his unrivalled contribution to the fashion industry.


For the Holiday 2015 season, the collaboration between L’Agent and Penélope and Mónica Cruz sees the launch of its first dedicated swimwear collection, with enough skimpy and scintillating pieces to get hearts racing from Mykonos to Malibu.


The icons of the New York Skyline will soon have a new companion. Located on Park Avenue between 56th and 57th streets, 432 Park Avenue will be the tallest residential tower in the Western Hempishere upon its completion in 2015.


Founded in Connecticut in 1975, Ghurka has served as a symbol of superior American leather craftsmanship for almost forty years.


It is an exciting evening for gentlemen around the world. Ermenegildo Zegna has relaunched their online website,

Paris, Fall 2013. Photo by Roza Sinaysky

Street-style photographer Roza Sinaysky went wondering throughout the streets of Paris to document some of the outstanding moments in Fashion Week.


Historically the only rival to royal families in opulence could be the ecclesial world of yesteryear, which is what Burton used as inspiration for the Alexander McQueen ready-to-wear fall 2013 collection.

Givenchy, Fall 2013. Photo by Monica Feudi.

The fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection was no different and did not disappoint. Innovative stylings and designs create a sense of wonderment, desire, and even lust.

Soo Joo, Chanel, Fall 2013. Photo by Yannis Vlamos.

A massive illuminated globe, with the CC logos shining on all of the store locations across the world, sat in the center of the catwalk and visually highlighted the force that Chanel is.


Raf Simmons and Dior brought a touch of surrealism to the runway for its fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection.


The 2013 fall winter ready-to-wear collection melded the downtown style Wang is most commonly described as with the classic shapes of the Balenciaga house.


The show must go, even under sad and tragic circumstances. Missoni knows this to its core and put on a show despite Vittorio Missoni’s disappearance.

Salvatore Ferragamo, Fall 2013. Photo by Marcus Tondo

Trends have a way of repeating themselves, and this collection seems to be a futuristic mod –perhaps what mod will look like in 2060 or 3060.


Dolce & Gabbana sent bloomers down the runway, but that wasn’t the most shocking moment of their fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection. The awe-inspiring moment goes to the finale when a gaggle of models dressed in red storm the runway.


Usually the words undone in fashion work as a semi-polite way to say unfinished, broken, or just no good, however Prada managed to turn it around and make undone chic and desirable.


Peter Dundas had had enough. In Emilio Pucci’s fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection, blues, tans, and whites fluttered down the runway in a plethora of fabrics and textures soothing the malaise of winter.


Subtlety and Versace go together like pickles and peanut butter. One doesn’t wear Versace to blend in, nor does one eat P&P for a bland sandwich.


Unveiling look after look, the inspiration of Gucci’s fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection was clear.

Christopher Kane, Fall 2013. Photo by Marcus Tondo.

It’s been a big year for Christopher Kane. After becoming part of the PPR umbrella, he may have felt he had a lot to prove. And, boy did he. His fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection cut the muster.


Burberry conjures up a very specific image, a classic, British image. Bailey’s job is to meld that image with something new—season in and season out.


Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter 2013 collection includes built-in RFID chips, or in a more fashionable way “Smart Personalization.”

Giles, Fall 2013. Photo by Filippo Fior.

Giles manages to somehow combine all three into a beautiful showing of flowy Edwardian gowns mixed with elements of the darker side of fashion.

Marc Jacobs, Fall 2013. Photo by Gianni Pucci.

The weather may not have been in Marc Jacob’s favor, but that didn’t stop him from mounting what would be New York Fashion Week’s piece de resistance.