16 juin 2011
Any book that includes a picture of Steve McQueen in The Great Escape or Get Carter-era Michael Caine or Connery model Bond gets short shrift in these parts. Nothing against the blessed trinity of cool of course, just that other publications have that area well covered.
The new Icons of Men's Style includes all three. What saves it from the not-on-your-nellie pile is the fact that it is authored by long-time friend of the hypest publication :Wallpaper* and one of the UK's most respected and measured men's fashion journalists, Josh Sims.
And that Sims takes apart the staples of the male wardrobe in forensic detail and with real vim and vigour.
5 juin 2011
4 juin 2011
Christian Dior was a very superstitious man. He called his first collection Figure 8 to give it good luck and when you start to really look, the number eight shows up a lot in the house’s history. VIII is one of those lucky numbers, exactly what Dior needs to bounce back from recent bad memories. But 8 is also the arrondissement where Dior's ateliers are located in Paris, and the brand's jewelry store is situated at 8 Place Vendôme.The ambassador for this new Dior VIII watch collection, the gorgeous Charlize Theron, who has been 'Adoring' Dior since 2004...