Gold texture and Arabic inspired mosaics (eight branches stars) in the Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily. The architecture of the Cathedral of Monreale (Sicily) is called “Arab-Norman”. It was built in the XIIth century (1172) during the Norman domination of the … Continue reading →
Star brooch by Des petits hauts, WILHELM SCHWEIZER PEWTER’s Christmas branch, Des petits hauts star brooch and photo of Jeanne Crain in a scene of the movie “Margie” by the photographer Peter Stackpole. Jeanne Crain (1925-2003) was an American actress … Continue reading →
Judith Leiber’s Pop Art clutchs (pop and stars). There is a great French song called “Comic strip” (1967) written by Serge Gainsbourg, in which, he forms a duet with Brigitte Bardot. It is a Pop Art style video clip.
“On s’apercevra vite que la nuit à la belle étoile est néfaste. La voûte céleste rend insomniaque : trop de beauté, trop de grandeur pour songer à dormir.” Sylvain Tesson – Petit traité sur l’immensité du monde
Ulyanna Sergeenko’s dress. “Sur le dôme profond brillent, resplendissantes, Des milliards de flammes, plus que n’en voient nos yeux ; D’immenses galaxies, des étoiles filantes, Traits d’un pinceau d’argent sur le bleu nuit des cieux.” Arnaud Jonquet – La nuit … Continue reading →
Each year, since 1995, the magazine Vanity Fair has realized stunning and glamorous photoshoots with actors and actresses who marked the year. Cate Blanchett (1998, 2001, 2005 and 2016) and Emma Stone (2010, 2013, 2017 and 2018) appeared several times. … Continue reading →
The Met Gala, also known as “Costume Institute Gala” is a fashion event having been taken place since 1946, in the Metropolitan museum, New York. Each year, in May, the gala is organized to raise money for the Met’s Costume … Continue reading →
The Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) was created in 1976 in order to show the best movies presented in the other film festivals around the world to Toronto audiences. The original name was “the Festival of Festivals” ; it was renamed … Continue reading →
The Venice International Film Festival is the oldest film festival ; it was founded in 1932. Each year, the festival takes place in Venice, late August or early September. The highest prize given to a film is Leone d’Oro (Golden … Continue reading →
Glamour, sparkles and off course cinephilia are there at the Cannes Film Festival. Anna Kendrick : Audrey Tautou : Diane Kruger : Emma Stone : Elle Fanning (member of the Cannes jury in 2019) : Rachel McAdams : Leonardo DiCaprio … Continue reading →
For more than sixty years, the Cannes Film Festival has celebrated Cinema. Cinephilia, glamour and glitz are featured. It is a major event of the Film industry but also an opportunity for fashion and luxury brands to valorize its image … Continue reading →
This geometric figure is called an “eight-pointed star” ; it is formed by two overlapping squares. This form is a very famous pattern in the islamic arts. It symbolises the synthese between the circle (symbol of the divin, of the origin and of the perfection) and the square (symbol of the earthly and of the creation).