Why perfumers are whipping up sweet gourmand concoctions like never before.
The iconic coat’s enduring autumnal appeal.
For spring 2016, Victoire de Castellane, creative director of Dior Fine Jewellery, has released a nine-watch collection inspired by the carnival vibrancy of Christian Dior’s birthplace, the seaside village of Granville on France’s Normandy coast.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: The summer of 2006 was the winter of my fragrance discontent. Actually, it was more like despair. Perhaps my mood was unduly influences by Karl Lagerfeld’s utterances about the impending fall fashions: “We live in a dark and romantic and quite tragic world.”
There’s nothing wrong with chocolates, roses, and prix fixe meals, but jewellery may just be the most resonant nonverbal expression of love you can buy.
Peter Marino is a self-proclaimed “black sheep” of the architecture world. Well known for his black leather attire, Marino has designed many of the world’s most forward-thinking retail temples.
If Alain Regad had it his way, pantyhose would be sold not alongside bras and panties in lingerie departments but as accessories in fashion and beauty aisles. As the president of high-end hosiery brand Gerbe, Regad is transparent about his passion for the French label he bought nearly a decade ago.
Truth be told, most men don’t need much help when it comes to skin care—maybe just a bit of guidance when it comes to maintaining their daily beauty routines or, shall we say, grooming rituals.
Lana Turner was a dame who understood the power of the pout. In The Postman Always Rings Twice, her lipstick case rattles along a café floor toward a rugged John Garfield. Her manner poised and hand outstretched, Turner waits for Garfield to bring it over; when he doesn’t, she saunters by, grabs the case from his hand, applies her lipstick, then hits the road.