My Art Friend and I went and saw this last night.
There were about twelve people in the theatre; I guess haute couture is a hard sell on all levels.
Dior was the undisputed heavyweight champion of frock design and the house Dior lives on with his ghost gently watching over.
This documentary follows the introduction of Raf Simons to the house as its new art director and the creation of his first runway show on a very tight time frame.
This behind the scenes look at how our industry functions at such a high-level is fascinating.
I find Simons quite polarising as a designer and as a person, but the French seem well equipped to accommodate his personality type sublimely.
Sublime is used a lot in this film.
For many of us, what we wear day-to-day is becoming more relaxed - and if you’ve traditionally been a steady dress shirt wearer, this can pose something of a challenge. At Crane Brothers we’re often asked what are some key pieces to consider building a contemporary wardrobe around, especially with this new paradigm in mind...
John Rykenberg ran a store front and photography studio of Auckland photographers from the late 1950s through until the late 1970s. During that time the studio captured Auckland's daily life and produced a particularly interesting Queen Street series in the 1960s - it probably comes as no surprise thatthere are road works visible in some of...
The Dambusters were legendary for their wartime heroics and a constant source of inspiration for me as a child, raised on a diet of Commando Comics & Airfix Models.