Category Archives: FASHION

CALVIN KLEIN IN BASEL

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At Design Miami/Basel, Calvin Klein and its chief creative officer Raf Simons collaborated with Cassina to showcase a limited edition of Feltri chairs—originally designed in 1987 by Gaetano Pesce—upholstered in an American quilting motif, set around a barn papered with images of AndyWarhol’s Electric Chair.

Armchairs numbered 1–50 will be available for purchase at the fair, while the remaining 51–100 will be made available for purchase through Cassina at a later date.

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DESIGN MIAMI/BASEL, through June 17.

Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel.

artnet.com/art-basel-raf-simons-calvin-klein

cassina.com/feltri

instagram.com/calvinklein

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LIBBY SELLERS IN BASEL

On the occasion of the publication of WOMEN DESIGN, author and former Design Museum curator Libby Sellers will talk with Betil Dagdelen, Marianne Goebl, and Nina Yashar about the fields of study and landmark work brought to life in her new book.

 

LIBBY SELLERS—DESIGN MIAMI/BASEL, Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel.

basel2018.designmiami.com/women-design

quartoknows.com/Women-Design

libbysellers.com/

Image credit: Frances Lincoln.

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THE COLLECTION OF CARLA SOZZANI

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A new installation of the exhibition of photographs from the collection of Carla Sozzani will be up through autumn 2018.

 

BETWEEN ART AND FASHION, through November 18

HELMUT NEWTON FOUNDATION, Jebensstrasse 2, Berlin.

helmut-newton.com/current_exhibition

See the Galerie Azzedine Alaïa installation of the show from 2017: artsandculture.google.com/exhibit

Above: Frank Horvat, Coco Chanel regardant son défilé, pour Harper’s Bazaar, 1956.
Below: Cecil BeatonPaula Gellibrand, Marquise de Casa Maury, 1928.

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LOULOU DE LA FALAISE

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“This book is an oral biography of Paris fashion between the glittering years when Loulou was the light between all the characters.” — André Leon Talley

Christopher Petkanis LOULOU & YVES: THE UNTOLD STORY OF LOULOU DE LA FALAISE AND THE HOUSE OF SAINT LAURENT is a massive oral history centered around the life and times of YSL muse and employee Loulou de la Falaise.

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Among the voices heard from in the book are those of Cecil Beaton, Diana Vreeland, Thadée Klossowski, Robert Mapplethorpe, Helmut Newton, Hubert de Givenchy, Manolo Blahnik, Maxime de la Falaise, Diane von Furstenberg, Marianne Faithfull, Nicky Haslam, Elsa Peretti, Betty Catroux, John Richardson, Kenneth Jay Lane, Alber Elbaz, Christian Louboutin, Grace Coddington, Ben Brantley, Jane Ormsby Gore, Bruce Chatwin, Amy Fine Collins, Patrick Bauchau, Lady Annabel Goldsmith, Pierre Bergé, Talley, and Loulou herself.

See: us.macmillan.com/book

Top: Marina Schiano, Loulou de la Falaise, Yves Saint Laurent, and Steve Rubell at the Opium launch party, New York City, 1978.

Above: Thadée Klossowski, Paloma Picasso, and YSL. Polaroid by Andy Warhol.

Below: YSL and de la Falaise.

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NO SESSO 2018

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This weekend, join Pierre Davis and No Sesso for a show of her new collection GEMS OF HOOVER STREET SAINT DUNN, one of the final scheduled events at 356 Mission before it closes later this month.

 

NO SESSO – GEMS OF HOOVER STREET SAINT DUNN, Saturday, May 12. Doors at 7 pm.

356 MISSION, 356 Mission Road, downtown Los Angeles.

356mission.com/no-sesso-gems-of-hoover-saint-dunn

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