Sunday, March 4, 2012

2 must see shows during my stay in Paris

I leave for Paris next week and I'm simply ecstatic to return to this splendid city. On my agenda are many cultural adventures, specifically these two shows at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs - Jean Paul Goude and Louis Vuitton.  Currently running till March 18th,  the retrospective 'Goudemalion' spans decades of his daring fashion photography and stimulating imagery.  The latter exhibit opening March 9th, 'Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs', draws on the parallels both designers share. Vuitton and Jacobs, whose careers are a century apart, have served as creative innovators defining tastes in our time.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Isabel Toledo's Roots of Style, new fashion memoir

I simply can't wait to pick up Isabel Toledo's new book, 'Roots of Style'. Here Toledo chronicles her rise in the business, and features various illustrations from her artistic partner Ruben Toledo. Another coffetable gem to add to my ever growing collection of books. Also check out this insightful interview on T