Unlike the little black dress, which Coco Chanel deemed imperative for every woman’s wardrobe, the red dress is something more special and distinctive. Owning a red dress is not a necessity, but rather – a privilege. The most feminine of colors has inspired more than one artist down through the ages – from Renoir’s and Gaugin’s paintings to Cliff Richard’s famed ballad to Christina Dodd’s novel Danger in a Red Dress. The reason behind such a prominent declaration of
ONE MODERN PHILOSOPHER IN THE WORLD OF FASHION His designs have been worn at the Venice Film Festival, BAFTA, and Film Independent Spirit Awards, to mention a few. Among his clients are singer-songwriter and actress Mýa, TV personality and producer Padma Lakshmi, Grammy Award winner singersongwriter Daya, CSI: Miami’s Sofia Milosz, Miss Italy Giulia Arena, top model Jacqueline Lara, actress and model Lady Victoria Frederica Isabella Hervey (daughter of the six marque of Bristol), and many others. These days he designs exclusively for his own haute couture line Ivan DONEV, teaches fashion at several universities, and participates annually in a…
Ever wonder how you stack up to mythological archetypes? Ever Dreamed of Transforming yourself? If you haven’t, maybe, just maybe, you should. “Learn how to access appealing and engaging new models for yourself in order to gain insight and reveal the inner personas that make you who you are.” Characters in folkloric traditions and myths were not created in a vacuum. Rather, they often have manifestations and correlations in everyday life, (even though through the passing of time we often forget why such tall-tales and traditions get built-up and promoted in the first place). Folk traditions and mythology carry with…
While I was born a little after David Lynch released his cult TV series Twin Peaks, thanks to my older sister I grew up with a distinct regard for the way the show altered the industry and paved the road for masterfully weird television.
She would grow up to be regarded as “the most beautiful woman in the world.” But most importantly she would become the representative of modern-day femininity; the first to break through the many restrictive cultural and societal codes that applied to the women of her day.
This March Paris Fashion Week set the parameters for many of the upcoming Spring and Fall trends. The runway proved to be an inspiration not only for clothing, but also for makeup ideas.
Black and White – the most classic colorless madley that remains ever- modern and in style. Falshion presents some fresh ideas on how to rock this trendy ensemble as we exit the winter season.
If you haven’t yet gotten that special someone in your life a token to show your appreciation for all those little (and big) things he/she does to make you feel wonderful, don’t fret.
Any artist who has decided to follow this path must understand that talent alone, theoretical and technical training, or a rich set of experiences do not by themselves ensure the achievement. One still needs that creative spark, otherwise known as Inspiration.
Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce to you lady Lilith – the beautiful (and beautifully frightening) archetypal female-vamp who, as Dante Gabriel Rossetti splendidly versified in 1886, possesses the power to dominate man’s body and heart. Ah yes, and his life as well.