5 minutes with Rémi de Laquintane

Many say women are pickier than men when it comes to fashion, which is actually a matter of fact, they just want everything, also the unnecessary. If we look better though, there’s the other side of the coin too, the percentage of women who understand that sometimes, less is (really) more! Actually you don’t need…

Demanumea – When a bag becomes a masterpiece 

“Our uniqueness is the most precious gift we have. The only way to be different is to be unique.” This is how DEMANUMEA describes itself. The only company in the world creating artbags, all fruit of collaborations with artists like painters, sculptors, goldsmiths, who customize them and turn them into irreplaceable masterpieces. The heart of these…

Totême / The new classics

Elegance, such as style in general, is a very personal thing: for some it means pompous gowns, for some others it is minimalism. I’m with the last ones, I’m a seeker of simplicity, in everything, not only in my wardrobe. Functional fashion is becoming even more and more the new “classic”, because once you’re comfortable…

Khaite, elegance 2.0

When we talk about elegance, sometimes we just underestimate the real meaning of it. It is not just wearing a tailleur or a dress or heels which makes it smart, it is the way you wear it, how you feel and what you express, but especially the way you behave. So I think elegance is…

Beaufille, finesse Canadienne

Synonym for refinement and high class handmade luxury, this ready- to-wear and accessory line launched by two canadian sisters Parris and Chloé Gordon, is the perfect representation of elegance and stylishness. Oversized layers, bell bottoms, natural and technical, soft and rigid fabrics live together and create super chic contrasts for a sophisticated woman. In fact…

The suit invasion

Women are living a strange and radical era of changes, evolution and revolution. On one hand we have reached total empowerment, completely free of restrictions and any kind of social discrimination. On the other hand we still have to fight against some clichès and prejudices which have been attributed to us for centuries. Where is…

ZDDZ London and the social issues designed by Dasha Selyanova

Humans live in a world  of insecurities, destabilisation and disintegration which are the result of the relations between different cultures, mentalities, theories, desires; the longing for hegemonies and the victory of power over weakness, transform people into invisible identities. Generally speaking, everybody is becoming a one-of-the-many and even if we are often reassured of our…

Alena Akhmadullina S/S 2016 collection: fashion under the sea

“You dream about going up there But that is a big mistake Just look at the world around you Right here on the ocean floor Such wonderful things surround you What more is you lookin’ for?” Who does remember the Disney song from ” The Little Mermaid”? I do, and it naturally came out of…

Lavori in corso – Work in progress

Questa foto dovrebbe rappresentare l’inizio di un percorso nuovo, che in realtà è già iniziato. Solo che spesso si scelgono vie complicate, difficilmente praticabili, piene di ostacoli. Allora, affaticati, ci si ferma, si prende un respiro profondo e si ricomincia. Io ricomincio, innanzitutto, parlandovi nella mia lingua, l’italiano. Basta con questo ostentato inglese internazionale, apparentemente…