Category Archives: Vogue

Unfortunately, This Moschino Leather Jacket Bag Won’t Keep You Warm

Unfortunately, This Moschino Leather Jacket Bag Won’t Keep You Warm

Jeremy Scott is known for his somewhat flippant regard to both form and function when it comes to designing his zany, exuberant eponymous line, and now that he’s the new creative director of Moschino, we can expect more of the same from the Italian brand. Scott is, in many ways, a perfect for Moschino, a brand that likes the silly and literal as much as any other major fashion line that comes to mind. With all that in mind, I suppose that the Moschino Motorcycle Jacket Bag isn’t all that surprising.

Of course, it is a little surprising when you consider that a jacket is not, in fact, similar to a bag in any way, other than the fact that some jackets include both leather and zippers. (Unless you’re Amish. Then, no zippers.) This bag, which comes from Moschino Pre-Fall 2014 and appeared on Vogue’s Instagram earlier in the week, has both, plus a collar and plenty of shiny silver snaps to hold it down. In a way, it’s also a bit of a clever play on a logo bag; instead of printing the brand’s name directly on the leather somewhere, you can instead see the “jacket’s” interior label peeking through. It’s a piece intended to attract attention to the brand’s new creative direction, and that’s just what it’s doing.

People with too much money and very literal senses of humor will probably love this bag, but that’s not entirely contrary to some of the popular bags we’ve seen pop up over the past year (see: almost anything from Charlotte Olympia). If asked to love it or leave it, I’d definitely be leaving it. How about you?

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Vreeland Memos

I love this book!! Remember, these memos were not written to shock the general public but rather her business colleagues. How she articulates her vision is priceless. I bought this book last week and since then, I pick it up once or twice a day and read one entry each time. I’m trying to stretch out the enjoyment.

Chiara Ferragni for Vogue Spain, look III

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From the hot weather in Texas and Brazil to the cold weather in Milan: here is another look shot last month for Vogue Spain

Dal caldo del Texas e del Brasile al freddo di Milano: ecco un altro look scattato lo scorso mese per Vogue Spagna :)

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I was wearing:

ISABEL MARANT BOOTIES
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CELINE BAG

Photos by Coke Bartrina

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Chiara Ferragni for Vogue Spain

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At the beginning of February, just before leaving for fashionweek season, I took part in another exciting project: Vogue Spain asked me to pose for their “7 days/7 looks” section.
The spanish team came to my apartment and shot 7 looks chosed by me using clothes and accessories from my wardrobe: from the most casual ones to the most chic ones.
This is one of my 7 looks: on Vogue Spain you can find all the other photos :) Enjoy!

Ad inizio Febbraio, appena prima di partire per le settimane della moda, ho preso parte ad un altro entusiasmante progetto: Vogue Spagna mi ha chiesto di partecipare alla loro sezione “7 giorni/7 look”.
Il team spagnolo è venuto a casa mia e ha scattato 7 look selezionati da me utlizzando i capi presenti nel mio armadio: da quelli più casual a quelli più chic.
Questo è uno dei miei 7 look: su Vogue Spagna trovate tutte le altre foto :) Enjoy!

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I was wearing:

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN PUMPS
NENETTE LEPORE DRESS
MANGO LEATHER BLAZER
JULIANA MANZINI EARRINGS

Photos by Coke Bartrina

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Balenciaga and Grace Coddington team up for cat-based capsule collection

Balenciaga and Grace Coddington team up for cat-based capsule collection

In case you hadn’t heard, Grace Coddington, the unsung hero of Vogue herself, is also the world’s most elegant cat lady. Step aside, Choupette Lagerfeld – Pumpkin Coddington is fashion’s new favorite cat, and he’s being feted by a capsule accessories collection from Balenciaga, in collaboration with his fabulous owner. For a pet, it hardly gets more fashionable or luxurious.

The Grace Coddington for Balenciaga Pumpkin Collection will launch on Fashion’s Night Out, and it’ll include the Balenciaga Pumpkin Paper Tote, $1000, seen above. The bag, which also comes in ecru canvas in addition to this shade of, well, pumpkin, features Coddington’s drawings of her cat wearing seminal Balenciaga runway looks from the past 10 years. A silk twill scarf, $395, and a fringed wool and silk scarf, $495, will also be made in the print. These bags are quirk for a good cause, though – 20% of proceeds will go to the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. I can’t help it, I think the bag is kind of cute, particularly since the funds will go toward helping animals. What do you think?

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Mykonos with Louis Vuitton: day 3

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My third day in Mykonos, last Saturday, went so fast: the morning started at the new resort store where I chose a Louis Vuitton total look to wear for a photoshoot (It's the red one you see in the photos).
Once finished we went to Namos Beach where, without any expectations, I posed for the first time for Vogue (and I was wearing a bikini and no makeup, who could say that?).
We then relaxed a couple of hours on the beach with fruit cocktails, sun and swims in the sea, before leaving towards Florence. Now that I'm home with the air condition which is not working I'm missing those days so much.
A particular thanks to Louis Vuitton team for these 3 dream days, and a big thanks also to all the people I met, which made this experience even more unforgettable.
Mykonos, I'll be back soon!

Il mio terzo giorno a Mykonos, sabato scorso, è passato in un baleno: la mattina è iniziata al nuovo resort store dove ho scelto un total look Louis Vuitton da indossare per un servizio fotografico (è quello sui toni del rosso che vedete nelle foto).
Finite le foto siamo andati a Namos Beach, dove, inaspettatamente, ho posato per il mio primo servizio di Vogue (ed ero struccata ed in costume, chi l'avrebbe mai detto?).
Ci siamo poi rilassati un paio di ore in spiaggia con cocktail alla frutta, sole e bagni in mare, prima di partire verso Firenze. Ora che sono a casa con l'aria condizionata che non parte rimpiango non poco questi giorni passati a Mykonos.
Un grazie particolare a tutto il team Louis Vuitton per questi tre giorni da sogno, ed un grazie immenso anche a tutte le persone che ho incontrato e conosciuto, che hanno reso questa esperienza indimenticabile.
Mykonos, tornerò presto!

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I was wearing:

TOTAL LOOK LOUIS VUITTON for the photoshoot (dressed in red)
JE M'EN FOUS FLUO BIKINI (on the beach)
LOUIS VUITTON FLORE SUNGLASSES
LALESSO SUIT
LOUIS VUITTON BANGLE SET
HAND NECKLACE BOUGHT IN MYKONOS

Bloggers with me on the trip (read more on their blogs):
Cloudy from Les Mads
Betty
Gala Gonzales

THANKS GIRLS FOR THE TIME TOGETHER!

Mykonos with Louis Vuitton: day 3

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My third day in Mykonos, last Saturday, went so fast: the morning started at the new resort store where I chose a Louis Vuitton total look to wear for a photoshoot (It's the red one you see in the photos).
Once finished we went to Namos Beach where, without any expectations, I posed for the first time for Vogue (and I was wearing a bikini and no makeup, who could say that?).
We then relaxed a couple of hours on the beach with fruit cocktails, sun and swims in the sea, before leaving towards Florence. Now that I'm home with the air condition which is not working I'm missing those days so much.
A particular thanks to Louis Vuitton team for these 3 dream days, and a big thanks also to all the people I met, which made this experience even more unforgettable.
Mykonos, I'll be back soon!

Il mio terzo giorno a Mykonos, sabato scorso, è passato in un baleno: la mattina è iniziata al nuovo resort store dove ho scelto un total look Louis Vuitton da indossare per un servizio fotografico (è quello sui toni del rosso che vedete nelle foto).
Finite le foto siamo andati a Namos Beach, dove, inaspettatamente, ho posato per il mio primo servizio di Vogue (ed ero struccata ed in costume, chi l'avrebbe mai detto?).
Ci siamo poi rilassati un paio di ore in spiaggia con cocktail alla frutta, sole e bagni in mare, prima di partire verso Firenze. Ora che sono a casa con l'aria condizionata che non parte rimpiango non poco questi giorni passati a Mykonos.
Un grazie particolare a tutto il team Louis Vuitton per questi tre giorni da sogno, ed un grazie immenso anche a tutte le persone che ho incontrato e conosciuto, che hanno reso questa esperienza indimenticabile.
Mykonos, tornerò presto!

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I was wearing:

TOTAL LOOK LOUIS VUITTON for the photoshoot (dressed in red)
JE M'EN FOUS FLUO BIKINI (on the beach)
LOUIS VUITTON FLORE SUNGLASSES
LALESSO SUIT
LOUIS VUITTON BANGLE SET
HAND NECKLACE BOUGHT IN MYKONOS

Bloggers with me on the trip (read more on their blogs):
Cloudy from Les Mads
Betty
Gala Gonzales

THANKS GIRLS FOR THE TIME TOGETHER!

Kate Moss sunglasses

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One of my favourite looks for summer definitely is a long dress (the one I was wearing comes from Kenya), flat sandals and maxi black sunglasses, especially If they're the same Vogue sunglasses worn by one of my favourite models, Kate Moss.

Uno dei miei abbinamenti preferiti per l'estate è sicuramente formato da abito lungo (quello che indosso proviene dal Kenya), sandali bassi e maxi occhiali neri, soprattutto se si tratta degli stessi occhiali di Vogue indossati da una delle mie modelle preferite, Kate Moss.

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GIORDANO TORRESI SANDALS
LALESSO LONG DRESS
GIVENCHY OBSEDIA BAG
AFRICAN BRACELETS + LIDAJEWELRY BRACELET
VOGUE SUNGLASSES

Matilda was wearing an African collar :)

Kate Moss sunglasses

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One of my favourite looks for summer definitely is a long dress (the one I was wearing comes from Kenya), flat sandals and maxi black sunglasses, especially If they're the same Vogue sunglasses worn by one of my favourite models, Kate Moss.

Uno dei miei abbinamenti preferiti per l'estate è sicuramente formato da abito lungo (quello che indosso proviene dal Kenya), sandali bassi e maxi occhiali neri, soprattutto se si tratta degli stessi occhiali di Vogue indossati da una delle mie modelle preferite, Kate Moss.

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GIORDANO TORRESI SANDALS
LALESSO LONG DRESS
GIVENCHY OBSEDIA BAG
AFRICAN BRACELETS + LIDAJEWELRY BRACELET
VOGUE SUNGLASSES

Matilda was wearing an African collar :)

Career/ Chioma

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Today, we get an impassioned interview with Chioma Nnadi, who is a fashion writer for American Vogue.

What I love about Chioma her fresh and authentic take on fashion and her insatiable curiosity. On top of having one of the most interesting journeys I’ve heard, she’s one of the nicest girls I’ve ever met.

Okay, I’ll let Chioma take over here and I want to thank her a million times over for confiding in us as it’s never easy to switch over to the other side of the interview.

And a big thank you to Vogue for opening its doors to us…

What is your title at Vogue?

Fashion Writer.

What did you study and where?

I studied English and French Literature at Manchester University in the north of England.

So, how did you become a writer? What were you doing before Vogue?

When I was in college, I was very much into style magazines. This was before there were blogs, so there was no other way to get news other than reading magazines. There was one called Trace and they did an issue on Brazil and I was really obsessed with Brazil at the time. I was so taken by it, I ended up writing them a letter. I decorated it and I painted it; I put a lot of work into that letter. I was super young, like 18 or 19. So I sent it off, forgot about it, and then I opened the magazine 6 months later, and there was my letter photographed in the magazine.

When I left college, I was lucky enough to get a position with Polly Vernon on this newspaper called The Evening Standard. It was great, I worked there on the features desk of their magazine and I would write all kinds of things—anything you could imagine.

Then I went to New York on vacation and I stopped by the office of Trace after I sent them the letter. The editor-in-chief said it really touched him, and he offered me a job. I was just there on vacation, but I thought, “Okay, yeah, why not, let’s do it!” So I moved the following year to work for Trace. I worked there for 2 and a half years and I wrote about everything from art to music to fashion, but I always gravitated towards the fashion. Initially I had thought about being a stylist. As much as I like dressing myself, conceiving a fashion story is so much more than you’d imagine, it takes vision and I knew I couldn’t do it. A friend said I should write, and I thought, all right, I’ll give it a go.

At the time, I started to read American Vogue. All of my favorite fashion writers were in the pages, like Sally Singer, Mark Holgate, Sarah Mower, Lynn Yaeger—everybody that I admired was writing for Vogue. You can read a lot of fashion magazines and get the information, but with Vogue you get the what and the why—the bigger picture–and that resonated with me. It was quite different from the world I was in because I had started working at a music magazine call The Fader after Trace. I really admired the way Fader did things, it’s very documentary style, it’s very undone and very much about discovery. I was the style editor there for 5 years.

How did Vogue come into the picture?

A friend of mine told me there was a position at Vogue and suggested I apply, although to be honest I didn’t think I had a chance! I remember going to interview thinking, “I’m just going to pretend that this is a meeting.”

Until I got to the last interview, I didn’t think that it was really happening. But when it actually happens it was like, oh they’re really interested in hiring me, why would they want to hire me? I think I brought quite a different perspective.

So, how do you improve your writing?

Reading. It seems like such a basic rule, but reading always helps with your writing.

Also just having an opinion. When you write something you have to have an argument. And that’s the leap I had to make at Vogue, figuring out what makes something important now.

And also coming up with ideas. You want to be able to convey the big fashion messages of the season in a way people can relate to. You want to give them some point of entry into what’s going on. There is a lot of information out there but narrowing it down, that comes in the editing process.

Another big part of a job as a writer is coming up with ideas and pitching them to the team. What is that process like for you?

I think you can’t always predict where a story will come from; a lot of the process is about bouncing around ideas. Sometimes you’ll have a kernel of an idea and then after a discussion you’ll be able to flesh it out into a bigger story. I think it’s very much a collaborative process; we meet quite often to talk about what we’ve been seeing out in the world in terms of fashion and style.

But for me the pitching process is quite scary, because you don’t want people to think your ideas are terrible. And often you’ll have 10 ideas and maybe there’s one that makes sense. It also comes with time.

Are there any techniques that you’ve found have helped you?

It starts a lot with the interviewing process– you don’t want to get the standard quotes, getting a good quote is really important.

I need to have the outline of the story in my head. There’s nothing more intimidating than staring at a blank page. Sometimes just putting words on a page gets it done faster.

What about your writing environment?

I don’t think there is an ideal writing environment. The ideal writing environment needs to be in here [points to head] and you need to feel good about your story.

When you’ve slept a lot, that’s great. When you’re not hungry or thirsty. Rested and well fed, that’s the best.

So we have to ask, what was it like the first time you met Anna?

The good thing was I wasn’t nervous because I had no time to prepare. They called me and said can you come in this afternoon and it was a Friday and I was wearing jeans. And I said, “Well I’m wearing jeans…” and they asked that I came in anyway. So I ran and bought shoes because I was wearing really ratty shoes. They were cheap shoes but at least they were new looking. And the whole time I was just thinking, “I wonder what she thinks of me, coming in and wearing jeans.”

I thought it would just be a cool story to tell my grandkids, that I met Anna Wintour.

What do you think the benefits are of being at Vogue?

You get the access. And being around people that are really exceptional at what they do is really inspiring. You learn so much.

Do you feel pressure being at Vogue?

At the end of the day, you can only do your best; you’re hired because of what you bring. And I’m very fortunate that I get to do something I love.

What’s your role during fashion week?

During fashion week my colleague and me, Esther Adams, support the Fashion News Director Mark Holgate, Contributing Fashion Editor Sarah Mower and Fashion News Editor Holt with daily coverage of the shows. The first time I had to review a show was a little scary –weighing in on fashion in that way is quite daunting, but it also comes from discussion since it’s the Vogue view. Also the time constraints take some discipline. It’s been really been good training for me as a writer.

Are there any writers that inspire you? Do you have a mentor?

I’m lucky enough to work with Mark Holgate. The fashion news team is a pretty tight knit crew. We work hard but we also like to have fun. He always encourages us tow rite about the new things in fashion that we’re excited about.

What’s the best piece of advice he’s given you?

He’s always saying, “Don’t over-think it!”

What’s an average day like at the office?

I don’t really think there is an average day, it really depends. During fashion week nothing is average. It could be working on a magazine story in the morning and filing something for web in the evening, or maybe doing an interview in the afternoon. When, say, Resort is showing, we’re out of the office quite a bit on appointments. Maybe there’ll be a new designer who will come in and show their work, or we’ll have some meetings.

What’s the most difficult part of your job?

There’s always a desire to make something perfect, and at the end of the day we’re working on a monthly schedule or a daily schedule so there are some restrictions to that.

And what do you enjoy the most?

For me the most exciting part about the job is in discovery. I like featuring an under-the-radar designer hat you might not expect to find in Vogue. It was one of the reasons I started reading Vogue in the first place.

Also, I’m a real nerd about fashion, and for me just being in an environment where I can totally indulge and say things like, “what do you think about this pink? Or these shoes?” Being around people who are just as nerdy about fashion as me is really exciting. At the end of the day I’m not saving lives. We’re not writing about world politics. We’re writing about shoes, bags, dresses, hats.

Do you have any advice for aspiring writers?

People who want to get started in fashion writing always ask how do I start, I ask them well what magazines do you read? That’s why I was attracted to Vogue, because I enjoyed reading it.

It’s important to think about what appeals to you, what you enjoy and love and then how can you get into the industry. It’s so important to feel that this is a place you’d want to work. Make a list of the places that you want to work, so you start in your own world.

Check out the other career posts:

Career : Wes Del Val
Career Girl: Caroline Issa
Career Girl: Erin McKenna
Career Girl: Mathilde Thomas
Career Girl: Preia Narendra

Food

There’s a really interesting article this month in American Vogue.

It’s by a New York mother about her fight against her daughter’s obesity. To explain to you in short, she put her 7 year old daughter – declared obese by her pediatrician – on a diet.

What do I think of all this? Well… After seeing the problem go on around me, I think there’s no ready-made solution.
There are kids who have a complicated relationship with food, whether those habits derive from their parents or not.
With some, it works itself out with age. With others, they need guidance and help so that what seems like a cute problem when they are kids doesn’t become a hindrance during the entirety of adolescence and adult life.

It’s case by case and there’s no ideal solution, just like there’s no perfect mother (Except for mine, of course. Love you ma!). And who can judge the relationship between a mother and her child?

This story shocked more than one… “How terrible!!! How could you put your child on a diet?!?!!”…

… But actually what touched me most in this article was the mother’s frankness and honesty, who had the self-awareness to recognize her own broken relationship with food, and admitting that she was taken off guard when it came to taking her daughter’s nutrition into her hands…

I’ve already talked to you about it, but since I got to New York, I’ve been fascinated - and terrified – by the obsessive relationship that people have with food here.

With friends, for example… You talk about food all the time. What you eat, what you don’t. What allergies you have. What juicing you’ve been doing. How you over did it at whatever restaurant the day before.

You talk about it all the time… In a very casual manner. Sharing the best macrobiotic recipes, new revolutionary diets, and the best fat-burning teas. But no one really talks about the more alarming side of these rather obsessive behaviors.

I ended up realizing that a lot of women are dieting most of the year, without really saying or even being conscious of it. And for a certain number of them, it starts to blur the lines with a perpetual anorexia, a somewhat not very healthy juggle between fasting, juicing and green tea.
I wonder what the result will be after yeaaaaaars of that “good” malnutrition.
It’s tragic, and seeing as so much of this goes unsaid, there’s no way to help.

The article in Vogue, through the voice of the mother, Dara-Lynn Weiss, gives voice to some of these behaviors :

“Over the last 30 years, I’ve been on and off Weight Watchers, Atkins, Slim-Fast, La Weight Loss, Jenny Craig, juice diets, and raw-food diets.
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I have not ingested any food, looked at a restaurant menu, or been sick to the point of vomiting without silently launching a complicated mental algorithm about how it will affect my weight.
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As a parent, after five months of Weight Watchers rid me of the 20 pounds I’d put on during two pregnancies, I felt I’d reached a stable equilibrium. My weight went up and down, but never more than a few pounds. I felt pretty normal. And I looked pretty normal. But, like many women, I wasn’t really normal. I kept my weight in check by alternating between extremes. I balanced my inclination to indulge in cheeseburgers and cupcakes by penitent three-day juice cleanses.”

Normal ? Woooh… I personally find that pretty scary. And I also think that, thinking about that 24/7 not only ruins your health but simply ruins you everyday life.

So of course, some can be shocked that that mother exposed her food obsession and her daughter’s weight problems (not anonymously at all, and with happy-happy post-diet pictures), but to me, it’s a testimony, not a life lesson.

And I find it good that Vogue, through that testimony, breaks the silence of one of those “normal” women that life with a food disorder all their life.

What do you all think – do you know a lot of women who have this kind a relationship with food ? Do you have a complicated relationship to you weight (I did at a certain moment). Do you feel free to talk about it around you ?

Want It Wednesday: Christian Louboutin Pigalles at Paris Fashion Week

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Looking through street style photos during Fashion Week is always fun and almost always makes me start doing mental budget math to see if I can maybe, possibly justify the purchase of, say, a giant feather-covered coat this month, but rarely do street style photos stop me in my tracks. Yesterday, while flipping through Phil Oh’s shots for Vogue.com, that’s exactly what happened. Holy shoes, you guys. I can’t think of a single piece that more deserves to be the object of our Want It Wednesday affections than the Christian Louboutin Pigalle Pollock.

The Pigalle shape has always been an incredibly sexy closet staple, but the real beauty of Louboutin’s work is the many and varied ways that he finds to artfully embellish every shape in his arsenal, from this slim stiletto to the chunkiest platform. He turns every pair of shoes he makes into a statement, which is why Louboutins are one of the few shoes that I could actually see myself shelling out four figures to own. For this pair, though, I likely wouldn’t have to. Sadly, I haven’t been able to find pricing information for this design in particular, but Pigalles usually run in the high three figures. With the swirly neon paint that recalls the work of Jackson Pollock, for whom the design is named, this pair might be my favorite Pigalles ever. Get more info via ChristianLouboutin.com or shop Christian Louboutin via Net-a-Porter.

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Different bedside table

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For the new house Richi and I wanted different bedside tables so we created them ourselves: mine is made of fashion magazines, while Richi's one is made by "Il Sole 24 Ore", such a business man :)

Per la nuova casa io e Richi volevamo dei comodini diversi dal solito quindi ce li siamo creati, molto semplicemente, da soli: il mio è naturalmente formato da riviste di moda, mentre quello di Richi invece da "Il Sole 24 Ore", da bravo business man :)

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Different bedside table

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For the new house Richi and I wanted different bedside tables so we created them ourselves: mine is made of fashion magazines, while Richi's one is made by "Il Sole 24 Ore", such a business man :)

Per la nuova casa io e Richi volevamo dei comodini diversi dal solito quindi ce li siamo creati, molto semplicemente, da soli: il mio è naturalmente formato da riviste di moda, mentre quello di Richi invece da "Il Sole 24 Ore", da bravo business man :)

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Press from October to December

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Here, as promised all the photos (or at least all I could find or I was sent from you) of all the features from October to December 2011... So many articles were published all over the world and it's all thanks to you!
If you have photos of any other features I'll be happy to receive them :)
You can find the complete press section HERE, and the webpress HERE.

Ecco, come promesso, tutte le foto (o almeno tutto ciò che ho trovato o mi è stato mandato da voi) di tutte le uscite da Ottobre a Dicembre 2011.. Sono usciti tantissimi articoli in tutto il mondo e devo dirvi grazie, è tutto merito vostro!
Se avete altre foto di qualche altra feature sarei felicissima di riceverle :)
Potete trovare l'intera press section QUI, mentre la webpress QUI


VOGUE JAPAN, September 2011

Vogue-Japan

VOGUE RUSSIA, November 2011

Vogue-Russia

VOGUE MEXICO, November 2011

Vogue-Mexico-novembre

VOGUE JAPAN, December 2011

Vogue-Japan-gennaio

GLAMOUR Italy, February 2012

On Glamour Italy, February 2012

ELLE JAPAN, December 2011

Elle-Japan2
Elle-Japan1

ELLE SWEDEN

Elle-Sweden

ELLE SERBIA

Elle-Serbia-2

ELLE MEXICO, January 2012

Elle-Mexico-gennaio

ELLE UKRAINE, October 2011

Elle-Ukraine-October

ELLE TURKEY

Elle-Turkey

ELLE GIRL RUSSIA, December 2011

Elle-girl-Russia-December

ELLE GIRL KOREA, October 2011

Elle-girl-Korea-ottobre

GISELE MAGAZINE JAPAN, January 2012

Gisele Magazine


SNAP STYLEBOOK JAPAN

Snap-Stylebook-Japan


NYLON SNAPBOOK JAPAN

Nylon-snapbook

MODEL STYLEBOOK JAPAN

Model-Style-Book-japan-copia

CORRIERE DELLA SERA, 21 September 2011

Corriere-della-sera

PAMBIANCO NEWS, November 2011

Pambianco

TU STYLE, November 2011

TuStyle-Magazine-copia

STYLE, Corriere Della Sera, November 2011

Style

IO DONNA, September 2011

Io-donna-settembre

PANORAMA, January 2012

Panorama

COSMOPOLITAN, November 2011

Cosmopolitan-novembre

LEGGO, November 2011

Leggo


COSMOGIRL HOLLAND, December 2011

Cosmogirl-Holland-dicembre-copia

MARIECLAIRE TURKEY

Marie-Claire-Turkey

COLLEZIONI RUSSIA, December 2011

Collezioni-Russia

GLAMOUR UK, January 2012

Glamour-UK-gennaio

GRAZIA HOLLAND, November 2011

grazia-dutch1

HARPER'S BAZAAR ARABIA

Harper's-Baazar-Arabia

HARPER'S BAZAAR GREECE

Harper's-Bazaar-Greece

INSTYLE CHZ

Czech-Instyle

HUDIE CHINA

Hudie-press

LUCKYMAGAZINE GREECE

Lucky-magazine-Greece

CHIC MAGAZINE, October 2011

chic-magazine-ottobre

CHIC MAGAZINE, January 2012

Chic-magazine-febbraio-copia


STORYBOOK CROATIA

Storybook-Croatia

LIFE&STYLE GERMANY

Life&Style-Germanyy

INTOUCH SPAIN

Intouch-spagna

GALA MAGAZINE, GERMANY

Gala-magazine-Germany

GIRLFRIEND ID

girlfriend-ID

CUORE SPAIN

Cuore-Spain

And now the webpress :)

CORRIERE.IT

Corriere.it

VOGUE INDIA

Vogue-India

VOGUE.MX

Vogue,mx-christmas

VOGUE.MX

Vogue.mx1


VOGUE.MX

Vogue-mx-creepers

VOGUE.FR

Vogue.fr

VOGUE.FR

Vogue.fr-copia

ANSA.IT

ansa.it

ELLE.UK.COM

Elle-uk

ELLE.COM

Elle.com

GLAMOUR SPAIN

Glamour.es

GLAMOUR.NL

Glamour.nl

MARIECLAIRE.IT

MarieClaire.it

VANITYFAIR.IT

Vanityfair


L'ADIGE.IT

L'Adige

THANK YOU!

Press from October to December

TheBlondeSalad-21919

Here, as promised all the photos (or at least all I could find or I was sent from you) of all the features from October to December 2011... So many articles were published all over the world and it's all thanks to you!
If you have photos of any other features I'll be happy to receive them :)
You can find the complete press section HERE, and the webpress HERE.

Ecco, come promesso, tutte le foto (o almeno tutto ciò che ho trovato o mi è stato mandato da voi) di tutte le uscite da Ottobre a Dicembre 2011.. Sono usciti tantissimi articoli in tutto il mondo e devo dirvi grazie, è tutto merito vostro!
Se avete altre foto di qualche altra feature sarei felicissima di riceverle :)
Potete trovare l'intera press section QUI, mentre la webpress QUI


VOGUE JAPAN, September 2011

Vogue-Japan

VOGUE RUSSIA, November 2011

Vogue-Russia

VOGUE MEXICO, November 2011

Vogue-Mexico-novembre

VOGUE JAPAN, December 2011

Vogue-Japan-gennaio

GLAMOUR Italy, February 2012

On Glamour Italy, February 2012

ELLE JAPAN, December 2011

Elle-Japan2
Elle-Japan1

ELLE SWEDEN

Elle-Sweden

ELLE SERBIA

Elle-Serbia-2

ELLE MEXICO, January 2012

Elle-Mexico-gennaio

ELLE UKRAINE, October 2011

Elle-Ukraine-October

ELLE TURKEY

Elle-Turkey

ELLE GIRL RUSSIA, December 2011

Elle-girl-Russia-December

ELLE GIRL KOREA, October 2011

Elle-girl-Korea-ottobre

GISELE MAGAZINE JAPAN, January 2012

Gisele Magazine


SNAP STYLEBOOK JAPAN

Snap-Stylebook-Japan


NYLON SNAPBOOK JAPAN

Nylon-snapbook

MODEL STYLEBOOK JAPAN

Model-Style-Book-japan-copia

CORRIERE DELLA SERA, 21 September 2011

Corriere-della-sera

PAMBIANCO NEWS, November 2011

Pambianco

TU STYLE, November 2011

TuStyle-Magazine-copia

STYLE, Corriere Della Sera, November 2011

Style

IO DONNA, September 2011

Io-donna-settembre

PANORAMA, January 2012

Panorama

COSMOPOLITAN, November 2011

Cosmopolitan-novembre

LEGGO, November 2011

Leggo


COSMOGIRL HOLLAND, December 2011

Cosmogirl-Holland-dicembre-copia

MARIECLAIRE TURKEY

Marie-Claire-Turkey

COLLEZIONI RUSSIA, December 2011

Collezioni-Russia

GLAMOUR UK, January 2012

Glamour-UK-gennaio

GRAZIA HOLLAND, November 2011

grazia-dutch1

HARPER'S BAZAAR ARABIA

Harper's-Baazar-Arabia

HARPER'S BAZAAR GREECE

Harper's-Bazaar-Greece

INSTYLE CHZ

Czech-Instyle

HUDIE CHINA

Hudie-press

LUCKYMAGAZINE GREECE

Lucky-magazine-Greece

CHIC MAGAZINE, October 2011

chic-magazine-ottobre

CHIC MAGAZINE, January 2012

Chic-magazine-febbraio-copia


STORYBOOK CROATIA

Storybook-Croatia

LIFE&STYLE GERMANY

Life&Style-Germanyy

INTOUCH SPAIN

Intouch-spagna

GALA MAGAZINE, GERMANY

Gala-magazine-Germany

GIRLFRIEND ID

girlfriend-ID

CUORE SPAIN

Cuore-Spain

And now the webpress :)

CORRIERE.IT

Corriere.it

VOGUE INDIA

Vogue-India

VOGUE.MX

Vogue,mx-christmas

VOGUE.MX

Vogue.mx1


VOGUE.MX

Vogue-mx-creepers

VOGUE.FR

Vogue.fr

VOGUE.FR

Vogue.fr-copia

ANSA.IT

ansa.it

ELLE.UK.COM

Elle-uk

ELLE.COM

Elle.com

GLAMOUR SPAIN

Glamour.es

GLAMOUR.NL

Glamour.nl

MARIECLAIRE.IT

MarieClaire.it

VANITYFAIR.IT

Vanityfair


L'ADIGE.IT

L'Adige

THANK YOU!

10% off at Jigsaw for Online Fashion Week


It’s Online Fashion Week this week, the new initiative from British Vogue aiming to replicate the success of ‘Fashion’s Night Out’ (the city-wide shopping event which took place back in September.) Kicking off the week comes Jigsaw, offering 10% off full prices items online until midnight tonight. Now, there was a flapper beaded dress we’ve had our eyes on for some time (remember the great campaign image? With the girl laughing on an old chair with a beanie on? That’s the one!) which sadly appears to have sold out…thankfully we’ve found a more bargainous sequin option! And the girl is still wearing that lovely beanie…perfect! Our other top picks, should you ask, are a bright red fedora (to match that lovely winter nose) and a vintage-inspired gem stone ring. To claim your discount, simply enter the code VOGUEOFW at the checkout before midnight tonight, 5th December.

 

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Shop now at Jigsaw.

Vogue.com picks Spring 2012′s key bag trends – do you agree?

All images via Vogue.com

Even with the rapidly changing landscape of fashion criticism and American Vogue‘s relative conservatism compared to its European counterparts, the magazine and its website are still first and foremost among the industry’s most important publications. When Vogue says that something’s important, designers, buyers and consumers pay attention, and Vogue.com recently posted its picks\ for the season’s key accessories trends.

If you followed along with our Fashion Week coverage, you probably noticed some of these things too – Vogue‘s calling them Modern Embellishment, Transparency, Athleticism, Ladylike Pastels and The Skin of the Season. We’ve got their picks for which of Spring 2012′s bags best illustrate those trends after the jump, and we’d like you to let us know if there’s any look that you’re particularly impatient to get your hands on in the comments. Pay particular attention to the bags that could fit easily into more than one of these categories – those are the styles to watch come spring.

Modern Embellishmen

Prada:

Gucci:

Transparency

Louis Vuitton:

Athleticism

Marc Jacobs


Givenchy


Balenciaga


Alexander Wang

Ladylike Pastels

Versace


Ralph Lauren


Louis Vuitton

The Skin of the Season

Valentino


Tod’s


Reed Krakoff


Prada


Michael Kors


Salvatore Ferragamo


Fendi


Derek Lam


Chloe


Bally

Alexander Wang debuts a new, improved Jade bag for Spring 2012

Photo via Vogue

I’m a big lover of Alexander Wang‘s accessories, and when the designer debuted a boxy, hefty wristlet called the Alexander Wang Jade Bag for Spring 2011, I was so stoked. I was totally going to get one. The heft, the proportion, the hardware caps on the corners – it was perfection! Except that when I finally got to play with one of these precious little darlings, the bag had one very noticeable design flaw. Now, though, all of that is fixed. Or at least it looks like it’s been taken care of in this Spring 2012 preview photo from Vogue.

The original Jade bag is the most obvious example I can think of in the recent past of when a single element of a design has totally killed the entire thing. The leather flap that covered the zipper in the original version made the clutch nearly inaccessible to anyone but the most dedicated of bag owners, but joyously, on the shiny, almost holographic python version that we see above, the zipper flap has been removed entirely.

I feel like the old zipper flap was the universe’s way of telling me that I should wait to buy this bag because the ultimate version had yet to come out, and the universe was right. Where can I get on a wait list? I want to be the first person out the door with one of these clutches. We don’t know pricing for now, but previous Jade bags have retailed for around $800. Naturally, the price point on this version will hinge on whether or not it’s made of real python.

An Embarrassing Mistake for British Vogue

vogue racist debateBritish Vogue is getting talked about a lot this week, but unfortunately it’s for all the wrong reasons! The high fashion magazine has completely embarrassed themselves by misidentifying an Asian model in one of the features in this months issue. A photograph of Liu Wen, walking in Derek Lam’s Spring show, was credited with the name of another top Chinese model, Du Juan, who didn’t even feature on the same catwalk. Ironically the mistake was made on a feature, discussing the sudden rise of Asian supermodels in high end and luxury brand advertising and runway shows, which makes the mishap even more embarrassing!

Of course, this has sparked an outcry, as people are shocked that it wasn’t noticed before going to print and that the author of the piece couldn’t differentiate between the two models. When I searched for the story online, the word ‘racist’ popped up a few times, which may make the blunder a very serious mistake to make for such a well respected, and popular publication.

Was it an honest error that should be seen as a brief embarrassment and be forgotten about? Or is it a brief glimpse at a bigger, underlying problem of racial attitudes in the fashion industry?