The Austrian fashion designer Lena Hoschek founded her eponym label in 2005. She creates retro inspired clothes (40’s and 50’s) with an Austrian touch. Passionate about traditional Austrian craftmanship and tailoring, Lena Hoschek celebrates this style with a “Tradition” line. Besides, in 2012, a new couture line was created, the “Lena Hoschek Atelier” which offers to make the dress of your dreams.
Jessica Chastain is my favourite current actress. She is very talented, glamour and plays interesting female characters in great movies. I like her particulary in the movies “Miss Sloane”, “Molly’s game” directed by Aaron Sorkin, “Interstellar” directed by Christopher Nolan, “A most violent year” directed by J.C. Chandor, “ Zero Dark Thirty” by Kathryn Bigelow and “The debt” by John Madden.
The French designer Sylvia Toledano launched her eponym brand in 2007 to sell jewelry and minaudieres. Her jewels are gold and decorated with gemstones (Labradorites, Lapis Lazuli, Carnelian, Tigereye, quartz…). Through her creations, the founder bring us in a bright and colorful universe. I love the Byzantine style, the use of colored gemstones and gold.
Cynthia Rowley is an American womenswear brand founded in the nineties. The brand sells also accessories, beauty products, fitness clothes and a surf / swim line. The designer creates feminine and chic clothes. I love her floral prints and lace … Continue reading →
The Moroccan designer Hassan Bounkit launched his eponym’s jewelry collection in 2006. The jewels are designed and manufactured in New York City. Inspired by his Mediterranean background and the traditional Moroccan design, Bounkit creates luminous, colorful and unique jewels. I love the mix of colours, the use of big gemstones and the oriental touch.
Lisa Perry is an American womanswear brand based in New York City and founded in 2007. The designer Lisa Perry is inspired by the sixties and the seventies (simple lines, geometric shapes and bold colors). I love the retro shapes and the bright colours of her clothes. The brand sells also accessories, children’s wear and designs for the home.
Vilshenko is the eponymous line of the Russian fashion designer Olga Vilshenko founded in 2011. She is inspired by the Eastern traditions but uses Western couture techniques. Her elegant clothes are decorated with folkloric prints and ravishing embroideries. The website … Continue reading →
Vika Gazinskaya is a Russian womenswear brand founded in 2007. The designer imagines chic and romantic clothes with plays of volumes, ravishing prints and lovely details (embroideries, pockets…). I love the poetry and the charm emerging from the Vika Gazinskaya’s creations.
Avril Gau is a French bags and shoes brand founded in 2002. The designer creates high quality, elegant and chic shoes and bags. I love especially the mary jane shoes and the crossbody bags. The models are classic with a fanciful touch (gold heels, metalized shoes…).
Lizzie Fortunato is a New York jewelry and leather brand founded in 2008 by the twin sisters Lizzie and Kathryn Fortunato. Influenced by arts and travels, Lizzie Fortunato creates unique and creative goods. I love the geometric shape of the jewels and the use of gemstones.
Andrea Fohrman is inspired by celestial objects such as moons and stars. The sky is reinterpretred by this talented designer. It is a lovely independant jewelry brand based in Los Angeles. I love the feminity and the cuteness of her jewels. There are also ravishing rainbows pendants.
Delpozo is a Spanish luxury fashion brand which was founded by Jesús del Pozo in 1974. Delpozo celebrates creativity and commitment to craftsmanship. The creative director has been Joseph Font since 2012. “The handmade embroidery is masterfully created with the most exquisite and avant-garde materials, using techniques from both Haute Couture and the Ecole Lesage of Paris”.
Op art (optical art) uses optical illusions phenomena. This movement appeared in the middle of the 1950s. The designation “op art” has been established since 1965 at the end of the MoMa exhibition called “The Responsive Eye”. The major artists … Continue reading →
MUNNU The Gem Palace was founded in 1852 by the Agra-based Kasliwal family (officially appointed jewelers of the Mughal dynasty). The Mughal dynasty is a Muslim dynasty of Turkic-Mongol which ruled most of northern India from the early 16th to the mid-18th. It was founded by a Chagatai Turkic prince named Bābur in 1526. Munnu jewels are made from indian traditional techniques. There are four collections: the traditional Mughal collection, the modern Mughal collection, the Platinum collection and the Indo-Russian collection. The website is : http://www.munnuthegempalace.com/.
Amrapali is an Indian jewelry brand between tradition and modernity. The founders Rajiv Arora and Rajesh Ajmera use the finest jewellery traditions and workmanship. The name of the brand “Amrapali” evokes a renowned royal courtesan living around 500BC in ancient India. Amrapali is the timeless symbol of a Muse. “The timelessness of the legend, and its immediate association to feminine beauty, delight and India’s heritage make it the ideal association for the brand”.