marți, 27 noiembrie 2012

The Legend of Van Cleef and Arpels

 Tiara of gold, platinum and diamonds by VC&A, Paris, 1976, worn by Princess Grace of Monaco (photo Patrick Gries/VC&A)
 Manchette bracelet/necklace of platinum, emeralds and diamonds by VC&A, Paris, 1926, owned by Daisy Fellowes (photo Patrick Gries/VC&A)

Elizabeth Taylor wearing a diadem of her own and VC&A-loaned jewels to the Proust Ball in Paris, 1972

Jarretière bracelet of diamonds, rubies and platinum by Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, c. 1937, owned by Marlene Dietrich (photo Patrick Gries/VC&A)

marți, 13 noiembrie 2012

Tinte & Piele


marți, 6 noiembrie 2012

Nicolas Ghesquière leaves Balenciaga

Nicolas Ghesquière announced his departure from Balenciaga. After 15 years as creative director, Tom Ford's "favorite contemporary designer" is making a quick exit, his official end-date is November 30th.