Montag, 30. April 2012

Gucci's Winter 2012: Frida's first show in Shanghai

Last Week Gucci-Creative Director Frida Giannini presented her first fashion show in China - and brought dark glamour to Shanghai:



Donnerstag, 26. April 2012

London - Gucci City Collection

One of my favourite cities allways by my side: Gucci dedicated its new City Collection to London. The skyline of the city on the Thames adorns accessoires like bags and sunglasses:



Mittwoch, 25. April 2012

Social Kitchen by "Successful Living from Diesel"


My next kitchen will be definitely from "Successful Living from Diesel". The label worked together with Scavolini - the result: modern and cozy kitchens with a subtle vintage character. They offer functionality and serve as area of sociability.




Freitag, 20. April 2012

My Valentine: Paul McCartney, Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman


In Paul McCartney's newest music clip "My Valentine" Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp translate the lyrics of the ballad into sign language:


Life Ball celebrates its 20-year existence with a retrospect

Thierry Mugler, John Galliano, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Paco Rabanne, Vivienne Westwood, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Christian Lacroix, Philip Treacy, Jeremy Scott, Julien Macdonald, Walter van Beirendonck, Olivier Theyskens, Roberto Cavalli, Moschino, Missoni, Gianfranco Ferré, Versace, Diesel, Heatherette, Agent Provocateur, The Blonds, Diane von Fürstenberg, Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole and Dsquared² - they all were the fashion part of Life Ball in the last 20 years and will be part of the fashion show 2012 too!


Xenia Hausner for Sacher

The Austrian artist Xenia Hausner created the fourth Sacher Artist Collection. Now the face of a young girl, who represents "the temptation and seduction to pleasure" adorns 1000 Sacher wooden boxes - a picture which prompt feelings of happiness.


Mittwoch, 18. April 2012

Places in Kitzbühel: Stern 2006



Since November 2010 there is a new Boutique in Kitzbühel: "Stern 2006" (Bichlstr. 26) is a cooperation between the Vienna shops "Sterngasse 4" and "2006feb01". The chic and cozy store carries high fashion like Alexander McQueen, Vera Wang, Christian Louboutin, Marni and more - even the best of both.

Samstag, 14. April 2012

JUST UN CLOU by Cartier


"Just un clou" is Cartier's newest piece of jewelry - sure it's just a nail, but not just any nail: Aldo Cipullo designed his first nail bangle for Cartier in the 70s, which didn't go into production. Now the time has come, "Just un clou" - as a mirror of the time of Studio 54 - is back, in a refreshed version!

I don't know that a nail could be so beautyful.

Aldo Cipullo

ABSOLUT Vodka: The Mario Wagner-style bottle - an interview


You designed the new limited edition of ABSOLUT Vodka, an anusual job - so why did you do it?
Why not? (laughs)

What can we see on it?
The barren landscapes of a planet, an all-seeing eye, an astronaut, who talks against the phyical conditions, and three UFOs.

What inspired you?
Movies, books, astronomy, technologie, science fiction, mythology, fashion, sport ...

Do you have a favourite work?
Robert Rauschenberg - Open Score (performance), but it's just one. There are many good works.

Who is your model?
Dadaists, surrealists and pop-artists are definitively among the top 10.

Today you live in San Francisco - why?
I was allways interesst into the american culture and art and than i meet my wife in San Francisco.

How did you became an established illustrator and artist?
My collages style in combination with loud colours let me stand out from the mass.

What will the future bring?
For humanity it will be great if we would find intelligent life in our galaxy. Maybe than we don't see us as the prime issue.

Donnerstag, 5. April 2012

Kipling pays with bags

For Kipling's 25th anniversary 8 international artists interpreted and designed the classical bag new - the result: Funny pieces true to the motto "Play with Bags".

Ranking
Alex Salinas