Images by Silvia Bergomi Silvia Bergomi: What do you do? Umberto Sannino: I work as a fashion designer and graphic designer for a knitwear and ready-to-wear company [Ballantyne] in Milan. Silvia: You also worked in The United Arab Emirates for a while. How was that? Umberto: It was a great experience. I worked for the [...]
Monthly Archives: March 2010
Sometimes—on a day like today, for instance—you need a little pick me up. Shopping is one solution, but former handbag designer Alexandra Lauro’s new jewelry line PiperTree provides a long-term fix; it’s created to make the wearer feel pretty and physically better. Using semi-precious stones, Lauro’s pieces transmit a calming energy. And while the concept [...]
Maison Martin Margiela at Via della Spiga 46, Milan. Images by Paolo Simi. Displaying the signature intriguing anonymity that we have come to expect from Maison Martin Margiela, the brand’s new women’s fragrance, (untitled), refuses to reveal even a hint about its creator or inspiration. Instead, it is pragmatic, direct and diverse, accomplishing the house’s [...]
Beau Brummell courtesy of Tweedland, the Gentleman’s Club What did Beau Brummell, Lord Byron, Oscar Wilde and Balzac’s Henri de Marsay all have in common? They were “metrosexual” before the 20th century. They were “hipsters” before Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Studio 54 and the sub-culture explosions during the last half of the 20th century. A traditional dandy [...]
Studded skirt detail. Tuesday morning at Opening Ceremony: a preview of the new collection. Click “Read More” for additional images.