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DENEUVE’S SAINT LAURENT

They met in 1966 on the set of Belle de Jour—each making indelible contributions to Luis Buñuel’s masterpiece—and the following year she was the first to wear the designer’s “le smoking” tuxedo. In the decades that followed, the relationship between Catherine Deneuve and Yves Saint Laurent bridged friendship, creative expression, and commerce—she was his greatest ambassador. For Thursday’s […]

ART CATALOGUES — L.A. TO PARIS

Dagny Corcoran is packing up and moving to Paris. Art Catalogues—Corcoran’s LACMA destination for out-of-print catalogues, new art books, and artist’s editions—is relocating to Staffan Ahrenberg’s Cahiers d’Art space in Paris’ Sixth. Corcoran will also maintain an Art Catalogues office and showroom in Culver City. ART CATALOGUES Last day, December 31, 2018. LACMA 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles. […]

CHABROL — LA DÉCADE PRODIGIEUSE

Anthony Perkins is a sculptor, Michel Piccoli a philosophy professor, Orson Welles plays God, and Marlène Jobert is his wife (all costumed by Karl Lagerfeld). Don’t miss this rare screening of Claude Chabrol’s 1971 mystery LA DÉCADE PRODIGIEUSE (Ten Days’ Wonder), part of the Quad series Actor for Hire—The Other Side of Orson Welles.   […]

SUSTAINABLE FASHION

This week in New York, Amanda Hearst and Hassan Pierre—founders of Maison de Mode—will talk about the future of sustainable fashion, as they see it.   FASHION—A NEW SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARD Tuesday, November 27, at 7 pm. Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue (between 66th and 67th streets), New York City. Above: Nomadic Collector, […]

OLIVIER MEYROU’S CÉLÉBRATION

Documentarian Olivier Meyrou was imbedded within the house of Yves Saint Laurent from 1998 to 2001, the designer’s last years at the maison he founded with Pierre Bergé. Unsurprisingly, neither of the principals was in top form during these years of final decline, and—displeased with the results—Bergé suppressed the commercial release of the footage. Since his death […]

DOVER STREET MARKET LOS ANGELES IS OPEN

Dover Street Market Los Angeles is open for business. “It’s really sad and somewhat annoying to read that the future of retail is online. Don’t get me wrong, our e-shops are doing incredibly well and are becoming a very important part of the business. But, ultimately, we’d like them to stay as a kind of service […]

OLIVIER THEYSKENS — SPRING 2019

Olivier Theyskens’ spring 2019 collection—though presented in a warehouse during daylight hours—continued to touch on the darker, somber side of nature. It started with headpieces fashioned from sticks of wood painted black, and it carried on through the prints picturing Hans Bellmer’s famous Doll series. The collection is comprised mostly of dresses, where their fabrics […]