Paris Haute Couture by Flammarion and Olivier Saillard

“Worth Doucet, Poiret, Vionnet, Chanel, Schiaparelli, Grès, Dior, Balenciaga, Courrèges, Cardin, Saint Laurent, Lacroix, Gaultier, Alaïa….These geniuses could boast how haute couture’s precision was an architectural tool that the standardized prêt-à-porter industry could not… Continue reading

Alena Akhmadullina: Spring 2016

When in Paris: stay at the discreet chic Hotel Le Narcisse Blanc

  Le Narcisse Blanc is certainly the best recently-opened hotels of the French capital. This has to do with the fact that it boasts a fantastic spa and pool and an impeccable service.… Continue reading

Pablo Picasso: Important Ceramics, upcoming Sotheby’s sale

1881 – 1973 OVALE AVEC LE CHEVAL (A. R. 622) Terre de faïence tile, 1971, from the edition of 500, with the Poinçon Original de Picasso and Madoura stamps 150 by 150mm 5 7/8 by… Continue reading

Balenciaga: L’Oeuvre au Noir

In Balenciaga’s creative world, black was anything but pointless. L’Oeuvre au Noir is a spectacular exhibition staged at the Musée Bourdelle, Paris, and running until  16 July 2017. It celebrates the variations of black… Continue reading

R.I.P Trisha Brown

The Barbican celebrates Japanese domestic architecture

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945, presented at the Barbican in London focuses on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the 1945 to today. This ambitious exhibition explores 70 rich years’ worth… Continue reading

The Picasso Museum in Paris presents “Olga”

  Opening tomorrow at the National Picasso Museum in Paris, “Olga Picasso” focuses on the period where the ballet dancer was Picasso’s muse. In 1912, Olga Khokhlova entered the prestigious and innovative Russian Ballet directed… Continue reading

R.I.P Chuck Berry

Christian Lacroix with Vista Alegre

    Although Christian Lacroix closed his eponymous house in 2009, the brand remains alive and continues to operate with a different creative director. They recently launched a line of ceramics products in… Continue reading