Louis Vuitton Debuts New Smartwatch with Jaden Smith, Jennifer Connelly, and More
Louis Vuitton is joining the ranks of many who are embracing the surge of technologically-advanced fashion, with the announcement of a new smartwatch. The Tambour Horizon is a take on the company’s already popular Tambour watch, with an upgrade to Google’s Android Wear 2.0 feature.
Apple offered the first notable wearable technology release when the Apple Watch debuted on the cover of Vogue China in November 2014, worn by supermodel Liu Wen, but sales failed to meet projected expectations…
This Season’s Best Fashion Films
Since V contributor Nick Knight championed the medium, brands have started to embrace fashion films as campaigns, instead of relying on a static print medium. From Chanel to Calvin Klein, many have branched out to execute their own fashion films for new collections; most recently, Nike released a short film starring Leiomy Maldonado for their Be True collection.
As the films for Fall 2017 begin to roll in, watch six of our favorite thus far, and keep an eye out for more fashion films com…
What We Talk About When We Talk About the First Lady’s Dress
One of the few things that the political left and right seem to agree on is that they equally hate analysis of Melania Trump’s fashion. “Superficial” gets tossed around. “Sexist!” comments another. And for the most common refrain: “Who cares!” they cry.
Vanessa Friedman, who has been a fashion editor since 2002 — first for the Financial Times, then for the New York Times (where she is Chief Fashion Critic today) — analyses fashion’s impact, often unpicking presidential fashion and refle…
Açai is Your Favorite Beauty Ingredient You Don’t Know About Yet
When talking about superfoods, there is one that will be brought up no matter the cuisine or context: açai. The sweet-yet-bitter berry is on the menu in every smoothie shop or café you walk into nowadays, largely due to the popularity of açai bowls, a healthy-but-incredibly-tasty breakfast option that has only in the past few years gained traction in the United States. And the health claims aren’t erroneous; science shows açai berries are loaded in antioxidants. However, the benefits don?…
Lanvin Announces New Artistic Director
Following the surprise departure of Bouchra Jarrar, Lanvin has appointed a new creative director: Olivier Lapidus.
The house has struggled to find its footing since Alber Elbaz’s exit in 2015, reporting a 23% drop in sales in 2016. Jarrar’s stint was short lived: 16 months compared to Elbaz’s 14 years.
The incoming Lapidus was previously creative director for Balmain Homme in 1985, and currently runs his own label, Creation Olivier Lapidus (described as an e-couture brand). It’s likely…
See Cate Underwood’s Photo Diary of the Full Moon Festival
We enlisted the help of model and photographer extraordinaire Cate Underwood to capture the this weekend’s Full Moon Festival on Governor’s Island through her unique lens. Take a look through the gallery below to see Cate’s visions of the festival!