Joanna Johnston is a costume designer mainly know for her work on the movies “The man from U.N.C.L.E” directed by Guy Ritchie (2015), “Impossible mission – Rogue Nation” by Christopher McQuarrie (2015) and “The boat that rocked” by Richard Curtis … Continue reading →
Jacqueline Durran is a British costume designer known for the Joe Wright’s movies “Atonement” (2007), “Pride and prejudice” (2005) and “Anna Karenina” (2012). The splendid emerald green silk gown worn by Keira Knightley in “Atonement” had been voted “Best Costume … Continue reading →
A boat neckline or bateau neckline is “a wide neckline that runs horizontally, front and back, almost to the shoulder points, across the collarbone”. It is an elegant, feminine and retro type of neckline. In the fifties, the boat neckline dresses were very popular.
Michelangelo Di Battista is an Italian fashion photographer. He collaborates with the greatest fashion magazines like Vogue, InStyle and Harper’s Bazaar. He also shoots advertising photoshoots for famous brands. Many movie stars had been captured by him (Julianne Moore, Jessica … Continue reading →
Geoffrey Beene (1927-2004) was an American fashion designer considered as a design pionner. He launched his own label in 1963 and known immediately a great success. He was an influent designer in the sixties : mix of patterns and fabrics, … Continue reading →
Founded in 2003 by designer Irene Neuwirth and business partner Tracy Stoll, the brand is an independent fine jewelry company based in Los Angeles. Irene Neuwirth creates unique, modern and sophisticated jewels decorated with stunning gemstones. Her style is immediately recognizable : superb colorful gemstones, geometric shapes, mix of different forms and colours, use of gold, large jewels…
Recognized as a leading jewelry label in the United States, her jewels are regularly in fashion magazines like Vogue, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar. Celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, and Reese Witherspoon are become admirers of the brand. Recognized by her peers, Irene Neuwirth won the Town & Country Couture Design Editors’ Choice Award (2006) and was finalist for the coveted CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund (2008). Besides, she joined in 2009, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) as member.
Un dimanche à Paris is a wonderful tea house and pastry shop ; the pastries and the tea are delicious. The pastry chef Nicolas Bacheyre creates tasty, refined and beautiful pastries which change as the seasons go by. There is … Continue reading →
Built in 1859, the Dohany street Great Synagogue is the largest Synagogue of Europe and the second largest in the world. This Synagogue can accommodate up to 3000 people . The architects Frigyes Feszl and Ludwig Förster were inspired by Moorish … Continue reading →