Since 1989, ANDAM has been considered among the industry’s most prestigious fashion awards, not just because the five individual prizes amount to a substantial sum—now totalling €800,000—or because it is sponsored by nearly all the largest French fashion companies as well as the French Ministry of Culture, but because it is recognized for singling out the major talents of tomorrow.
There is a universal pressure that comes with repeating a first-time success. For Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, this was not an issue. Best known as Kid Cudi, the high-achieving music artist, occasional actor, and avid designer insists that his sophomore ready-to-wear collection actually proved an easier exercise—largely because he had so many ideas underway, but also because he’s taking the long view.
One of the most famous and prolific artists working today, Murakami has spent the better part of three decades developing a highly recognizable, pop-infused visual universe—part anime, part emoji, yet not necessarily as simplistic as people think—that he’s transformed into accessible merch, from key rings and T-shirts to plush toys and skateboards.
The 2023 LVMH Prize Goes to Satoshi Kuwata of Setchu; Bettter and Magliano Share the Karl Lagerfeld Prize
As this year marked the 10th anniversary of the LVMH Prize, there was an added sense of how significant the initiative has become. Already before the ceremony, experts seemed in agreement that the creation and execution from this cohort were as impressive as any previous edition.
Venice is also where the dream of Golden Goose began in 2000. And ever since—but more so recently—the brand famous for Made-in-Italy sneakers that boast a stylistic, hand-crafted contrast of pre-distressed and flashy surface treatments has made dreaming its raison d’être.
How closely were you following fashion in 1997? It’s somewhat of a trick question. You may not have been born, or maybe you were too young to know Galliano from Ghesquière.
It is rare to find a restaurant in Paris that always stays open... Le Castiglione, as we knew it, was dependably, blessedly, obstinately open… until it closed definitively on Saturday night.
“I Want People to Feel Like They’re Walking on Stage When They’re Wearing This Brand”—Kid Cudi Brings His Debut Collection to Paris
Scott Ramón Seguro Mescudi, otherwise known as the rapper Kid Cudi, and occasionally known as Mr. Rager, is in a Paris showroom facing seven mannequins decked out in looks from his clothing line, Members of the Rage.
A Dynamic Throwback to ’80s Fashion at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs—And All the Paris Art Scene Happenings
October in Paris marks a shift in focus from fashion to art. This is when the city’s major institutions unveil their heavyweight exhibitions, while independent galleries often present their rising stars.
On the second floor of the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, visitors arrive at an atypical display: Two large, square nature studies in dusky light by Claude Monet, removed from their frames, hang from a vertical island with a large gap between them. Beyond is a view to the gallery’s far wall, where a quadriptych—a four-paneled painting—by Joan Mitchell ripples and radiates in similar tones of deep blue, green, and lavender.
In Monet’s paintings, the trees and water lilies appear on the bank...
Inside “Shocking! The Surreal World of Elsa Schiaparelli” With Designer Daniel Roseberry and Curator Olivier Gabet
“Shocking! The Surreal World of Elsa Schiaparelli” opens with hundreds of the couturière’s detailed fashion drawings printed like wallpaper, plus several originals—including a lithe figure wearing the famous lobster dress—mounted in glass cases.
Anyone in Paris for Men’s Fashion Week can confirm that the narrow sidewalks and grand boulevards are more crowded than ever. While expectations of a retail experience vary, stepping into a smaller, almost secret space that gives off ease and intimacy somehow see...
With “Maya Ruiz-Picasso, Daughter of Pablo,” Diana Widmaier-Picasso Mines Her Mother’s Memories of a Genius
Within the Musée Picasso Paris, Diana Widmaier-Picasso is immersed in the incomparable legacy of her grandfather, who died in 1973 at the age of 91—the year before she was born.
Yves Saint Laurent spent his entire career paying tribute to artists: Now, six museums across Paris are paying tribute to him through a sprawling exhibition that showcases his art connoisseurship, creative genius, and imaginative savoir-faire.
The mythic Parisienne has been idolized, exploited, debunked, deconstructed, and revived with such fervor and frequency that it’s no wonder Vanessa Seward has turned to a different archetype for her first book.