Lucia de Lammermoor

Some weekends ago I went to the opera for the first time. Lucia di Lammermoor was showing at Theatro Municipal, in Rio de Janeiro, for the first time in 40 years. As this is  a fashion blog, I am not going to discuss Donizetti’s work or the artistic quality of the actors and musicians. But, what … Continue reading

Mourir aupres de toi

The designer Olympia Le Tan makes the cutest clutches inspired by book covers. They’re all handmade, embroidred with feutrine and lined with Liberty fabrics. Cult luxe! A designer Olympia Le Tan faz as carteiras mais fofas inspiradas em capas de livros. Feitas a mao, elas sao bordadas com feltro e forradas com tecidos Liberty. Luxo cult! So, … Continue reading

Bananas

Charlotte Prada S/S 2011 Miuccia Photos: The Sartorialist

David Parsons

For some time a cultural event has not impressed me this way. This weekend I went to see the Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro Ballet dance choreographies by David Parsons. Creativity and youthful energy in conjunction with excellence in technique. Aesthetic sense, coupled with lighting techniques, creates fantastic visual effects despite of the simplicity of the costumes and … Continue reading

Dirrty Glam Magazine July 2010 Issue

Last week I received a link to the July issue of Dirrty Glam, one of my favourite magazines. It is very creative, authentic and “avant garde”. Combines great fashion editorials with the latest on fashion, art and music. And the best of all… It’s for free!!!! It was created in november of 2007 by Alie Suvélor, autodidact then … Continue reading

Prada AW 2010/2011 Lookbook

Awesome! Surreal! A brand like Prada, that has the window of its New York store underneath the customer’s feet, could not launch just any lookbook. The mix of illustrations and photos gives a contemporary twist in the ladylike clothes with 60’s influence. When a brand launches knits, madras and pointy heels for winter, you can even say “blargh, nothing new”. … Continue reading

Maison Martin Margiela – Artisanal Line A/W 2010

Photos: Dazed Digital Since its startup in 1989, this is the first MMM Artisanal line collection without Margiela as head of the creative team. These garments are created by putting togheter new and second hand items Margiela took from inspiration trips around the globe that he thought had sartorial value. For AW ’10, Maison Martin Margiela focused on playing around … Continue reading