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TONIGHT I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEONE ELSE

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Teresa Cannata'

Have you ever asked yourself what is needed in the world of fashion right now? No, I’m not referring to a “fashion shower”, but to those accessories you’ve always wanted in your closet that are very hard to find in shops. One is surely the hat box, a style that has haunted my style dreams since the 80s. For this reason, my personal “thank you” goes to Jason Wu, who has featured some hat-box bags in his spring/summer 2013 collection.
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CUT THE RIBBON: RAYMOND STEGEMAN

Posted on September 20, 2012 by admin

The first man who invented wayfarer sunglasses was the optical designer Raymon Stegeman who broke from the past metal framed shades creating plastic glasses. It was 1952. The iconic trapezoid frame quickly became popular among Americans bringing to life the Wayfarer phenomenon through the 50’s and 60’s then gradually fading with the limelight of the 70’s. After a lucrative product placement, Wayfarer came back, again to popularity, in the 80’s, losing it again in the 90’s. The mid-2000s saw another come back and a redesign with smaller and lighter injected plastic frames. Since 1952, Wayfarer are considered an evergreen revival, an enduring fashion icon and a bestselling item all over the world.

Photo: Madonna Ciccone posing for “The First Album” cover.

 

PIMP MY MARY

Posted on June 18, 2012 by Luca Andriani

The project Pimp my Mary stems from the communication of a strong disagreement and detachment from the commercialization of the icon itself. Spirituality, by definition detaches from the material and terrestrial, from what has now become consumerism: the Madonnas become thus soldiers and stand in line on shelves of retailers recalling the cans of vending machines that are served, consumed and collected. The project reached its second edition, managing to attract decorators from the art world and a lot of criticism from the Catholics.

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