What will Balenciaga be without Nicolas Ghesquière?

  Art is Alive wonders what Balenciaga will become without Nicolas Ghesquière who has been shaping the brand and the house for so many years… Is he moving to revamp Schiaparelli ? Another… Continue reading

Django Django

  Over the past few years, British psyche-rock band Django Django from Dalston have been all the talk among music pundits, who have heralded them as the next big thing. Only problem until… Continue reading

When in Paris: “Luxe, calme et volupté” at the Pershing Hall

I was recently invited to the Pershing Hall, one of the most interesting and beautiful hotels I’ve stayed in, in Paris. Strategically located in Paris’s “Triangle d’Or” the area made by the most… Continue reading

When in Rio de Janeiro: stay at La Suite by Dussol

  La Suite by Dussol Hotel remains a fantastic boutique hotel near Rio de Janeiro. Located on Joatinga’s cliffs, this luxury 4-star hotel offers mesmerising sea views from its magnificent coastal spot. Chauffeur-driven… Continue reading

Susie Lau

  This fashion blogger needs no introduction since she’s the queen of them all. Not only has Susie Lau been pioneering fashion blogging – she was one of only two bloggers invited to… Continue reading

Diane Pernet

  Diane Pernet needs no presentation but for those who don’t know her, she is a world-renowned fashion critic and video journalist based in Paris… the grande dame of online fashion! Previously a… Continue reading

Banks Violette

  I’ve been an admirer of Banks Violette for a long time. So you can imagine how happy I was when I received this email: “Hi Nicolas, I was forwarded an email from… Continue reading

Tilda Swinton

  Pringle of Scotland is one of the oldest names in the Scottish borders, the birthplace of the British knitwear industry. Founded in 1815 by Robert Pringle, the company began as a manufacturer… Continue reading

Maxime Simoens

  Inspired by Loic Prigent and Mademoiselle Agnès’s TV show on emerging fashion talents, Art is Alive decided to pay more attention to budding designers. A fair question to ask is who is the… Continue reading

Invader

A couple of months ago, my dream came true: I had the chance to meet artist Invader who is presenting a solo-exhibition at Lazarides gallery in London. He defines himself as an “UFA,… Continue reading