VALENTINO GOES TO BEIJING AND REINVENT THE HEYDAY OF HAUTE COUTURE WITH HANDMADE & CULTURAL MASTERY
Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli does not shy away from reflecting on what the heyday of Haute Couture could look like in today’s globality, and furthermore one in which China is key for the luxury industry. Fashion needs to be “plural”.
VALENTINO À PÉKIN : UNE HAUTE COUTURE FAÇONNÉE PAR L’ARTISANAT D’EXCELLENCE ET L’AGILITÉ CULTURELLE
Avec panache, Pierpaolo Piccioli offre le spectacle esthétique d’une Haute Couture baignant dans une mondialité où la Chine est un pays clé pour l’industrie de la mode et du luxe. De la rencontre avec l’Autre naît une beauté “plurielle” – du troisième type.
HIGHLY CREATIVITY EXPERIMENTAL ZONE AT PREMIERE VISION PARIS
For the Première Vision website, the Daily Couture was asked to interview three artisans of excellence exhibiting at Maison d’Exceptions. Each year, the edition grows and echoes an increasing interest by major fashion brands in artisanal mastery for a soulful design.
PRETTY FISHY LEATHER FOR SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
To restore the ancestral industry of tanning fish skins according to the principles of the circular economy in the Arcachon Basin in France: that is the ambition of Femer Peau Marine which creates a sustainable and ethical production chain “from the fisherman to the handbag”.
For the Fall issue of quarterly Paris-based magazine Crash, I wrote several articles on fashion, art and also master craftsmanship, of course. For the Daily Couture readers, these latter ones are available online below! REPETTO The issue of training of future artisans is key for French fashion brands renowned for their master craftsmanship in the … Continue reading “Repetto,Tiffany&Co,Ingie Chalhoub”
The Haute Couture Weave
For the Daily Couture, this video features beautiful eye-catching artisanal gestures filled with a lovely and touching poetry flavor making the practice of master craftsmanship of Haute Couture so awesome and unique. Maity Tanguy’s love for weaving was what inspired this clip: how dedicated she is to her artisanal art fueling the inspiration of fashion … Continue reading “The Haute Couture Weave”
Contribution to Crash#61
As many Fall events make a powerful new entry into fashion, the new issue of Crash magazine #61 is out as well with Jessica Chastain on the cover as we are all are on the go for Spring/Summer Fashion Weeks 2013, Design Weeks in France and London, European Heritage Days and, last but not least, … Continue reading “Contribution to Crash#61”
Anne, Textile Finisher
Known by the big fashion names for her mastery in handmade fabric design, which she mainly uses in haute couture creations and home design, Anne, also one of our I Love Paris Savoir Faire craftsmen partners, has just completed the interior design of a four-star Paris hotel, The Belle Juliette, in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Rooms, photo : … Continue reading “Anne, Textile Finisher”