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Fall must have: Once upon a time

Let’s be honest: fairy tale is not only a matter of tender nostalgic candour to wrap up our childhood memories in. it’s more like a little box of very serious desires that we never, ever won’t chuck in a remote fictional place…


Adidas by Stella McCartney

According to the cliché of uncorruptible fashionistas sport and style are supposed to undergo a hard, clearly resentful bagarre, according to whom the healthy intentions of sport activity seem a scary sacrificial altar for elegance. But, as for other old fashion clichés, even this one has lately found its happy denial, thanks to a noble partnership between two giants of the fashion world and the sportswear: Adidas and Stella McCartney.

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Kenzo Fall 2013: the conquest of taste

No need of blazoned introduction: the French-Japanese maison Kenzo has been dominating the conquest of taste from several generations and today it is still going on its way of success. The secret is the longevity of his homonymous founder’s vision, Kenzo Takada, who from Tokyo, as the first oriental fashion designer into the heart of occidental couture, instilled into ‘70s Paris the fascination of the Japanese aesthetic, letting the mesmerizing dialogue between East and West start, a dialogue that still enjoys a constant evolution.



Today glamour happens to be conveyed even, and especially, by the shoes: metropolitan glamour, of course, that is that quid marking a ‘nonchalant’ elegance able to get through every kind of stylish needs with an undamaged charme, all day long. Famous fashion shows together with noble street stages confirm this: sneakers are officially elected as queens of urban cool-factor…


Valentino Fall 2013

Gliding perfectly balancing between those opposites that are wonderfully complementary concerning absolute beauty: a sort of aesthetic boundary that only very few masters of excellent good taste are able to explore steadfastly and to shape in masterpieces of sublime fashion, yet perfectly wearable. Valentino’s maison, leaded by Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli, reigns over these happy few, and their fall 2013 collection is a remarkable celebration of wearing pure allure, accessorizing with refined luxury: of fulfilling every unexpected wishing for style..


Charlotte Olympia Clutch

It’s impossible not to fall under its spell: meeting Charlotte Olympia’s Pandora clutch is a matter of love at first sight! It’s unquestionable its place of honour inside your wardrobe…


Look of the Week: Modernity Rituals

Modernity rituals: aesthetic slides from surface into the essence and the taste rises refined. Mere question of fundamental sophistications: dedicated to ladies who turn their fashion gaze towards the transit into the new season, for them the summer levity will only mean anticipating the pleasure the purification rituals of the wardrobe looking forward the brand new impeccable outfits…


Must Have: Spektre x Tessabit

The summer trend shines bright on the most fashion glances: mirror lens are ‘a’ must have, got it! But there’s a way to stand out classy from the common trend: choosing ‘the’ must have, rigorously limited edition…


Givenchy Fall 2013: Doberman is the new Rottweiler

Second round for the cult that used to be a great success onto the coolest roads and into the most street wardrobes: Givenchy’s animal print. Urban icon that ever since its first outcome has been winning the hearts of jet set trendsetters, but whose loyal fashionistas followers had been reinvigorating their hunger for this urban style hit: the dog print is back, but wisely revised and corrected…


Must Have: ‘Sac de Jour’ by Saint Laurent

Its aplomb is iconic: its high class is incomparable. Its name already talks about a noble inheritance almost peerless, and the appearance of matter is a resolute confirmation: the ‘Sac de Jour’ by Saint Laurent is a must have par excellence. You should define it as Couture Bag: talking about accessory is not worth when a tote blends together the intensity of aesthetic pleasure to the functional comfort into a perfect ensemble…


Look of the Week: Rock-Chic

It skims over the cliché, but it has been always thought to be one of the most charming fondness of style, subtly balancing between excess and rigour, a label that sounds immediately like glamour: rock-chic. Everybody interpret it according to her wish: educating our rebel soul by class or scraping the rigour of elegance by a maudit impetus. Speaking of that, Saint Laurent maison today is the noblest reference where the rock-chic turns into concrete items. Rock as the renowned aura of rock star infused by Hedi Slimane’s creative guide, chic as the everlasting couture legacy à la Yves.


Look of the week: Colour is the new black!

Colour is the new black! Color: beatified as the master key of style and versatile in whatever occasion. Full, vivid, bright: involving! It doesn’t leave any room for shyness because it impose itself aware and party to elegance, even in its more degagé and comfortable side, so perfect for any kind of routine of this new season: urban or festive…


Must Have: cut out sleeve shirt

The taste for elegance is not always and only matter of rigourisms and respectability of line: sometimes you need a wise and resolute coup de théâtre to make the aplomb more convincing. Far be it from any fashionable pirouette among decorative excess, however: here, the unexpected detail has to be meant within its pure tailoring authoritativeness…

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Must Have: Gucci Leather Clutch

Fashion’s love for color goes further on trends: is not only matter of persistent color block, but of unflappable style. The full brush-stroke, preferably concentrated within an accessory, is that irremissible something with the unfathomable skill to give the look a stinging blow of pure temper. Whatever your fashion attitude, from severe minimalism to odd decorativism, you just need design color to win…


Look of the week: Fifties inspiration

Grace, delicacy, profusion of femininity: Fifties inspiration is a fabulous mood to make up unique outfits with. Those lines of everlasting beauty able to set off every silhouette, soft or thin, whatever: it’s all about the alchemy of shapes and details in vivacious balance to wear a full contemporary bon ton with…


Must Have: Issey Miyake Crepe Shawl

It doesn’t need any introductory preamble, not subtle persuasion either: an Issey Miyake item is a must-have, amen. The brand is currently under Yoshiyuki Miyamae’s creative direction, but the magic of creations in the name of Issey Miyake lays unaltered: an alchemy of abstract lightness and enchanting materialism. It’s the oriental wisdom worn after the western way: clothes moving the point of view on seduction, making the balances between dress and silhouette swing. They free the feelings and reveal a brand new beauty…


Must Have: 3.1 Phillip Lim “31Hour”

That time when your fashion desire is right on your rationality: when your longing for a bag is not an end in itself, or in the current trend, or in the perfect matching with the perfect dress. When choosing a creation by a particular designer is not a simple charm to bring on your arm a renowned name, if possible recently reaching the red carpet of fashion system: but it’s a choice with a richer value added…