"Another theme, naturally dealing with the subject of the above mentioned also deals with issues regarding handmade versus 3D printed pieces. Alas these subjects are larger than this short writing allows me to express in clear text, and really, the full meaning and perhaps even potential explanation sits with the pieces in the exhibition".
This season Litkovskaya explores the theme of prettification, manipulating the stereotypes of an old-school luxury, and giving it severe industrial twist. Heavy velvet dress in deep burgundy color falls apart, exposing the body.
"Think Twice" will end its journey at the Franz Mayer Museum in Mexico City, in Fall 2014. This will make a perfect closure for an exhibition that has helped to strengthen the field of contemporary jewellery in Latin America and, thus, enrich the international arena.
JÖR by GUÐMUNDUR JÖRUNDSSON at REYKJAVIK FASHION FESTIVAL
The label stand for luxury and quality as well as having a unique edge where every collection represent new cosmos, giving the customer a sense of belonging to an exciting new concept in the world of fashion.
The centerpiece of FotoFest's Biennial exhibitions program is an exhibition of contemporary Arab photography and media art from 49 prominent contemporary Arab artists from 13 countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
Key brands include Erickson Beamon, Alaïa, Alexander Mcqueen, Anna-Karin Karlsson, Ann Demeulemeester, Comme Des Garcons, Junya Watanabe, Linda Farrow Luxe, Maison Michel, Mary Katrantzou, Melissa, Mihara Yasuhiro, Piers Atkinson, Rick Owens, Saint Laurent Paris, Thierry Lasry, to name a few.
Where: Jakarta, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.
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In 1991 he was bestowed with the 41st Crafts Award in Excellence by the Japanese Government Ministry of Education and in 1994, was the first non-European to be awarded 'The Ring of Goldsmiths' from Gelleschaft fur Goldschmiedekunst in Germany.
The core line forms the basis of the collection, while the custom-made line changes from season to season. This allows for even more expression and creativity, in the spirit of the Edo people. The LOSERS line is constantly evolving by incorporating new ideas into the core collection.
Recording is at the crux of Zhao Liang’s work. People often only notice the cold, cruel reality through his lens, but very little attention is given to the kind of ascetic mental qualities, which are also qualities projected by his creative approach.
To participate to the International Arts of Fashion Competition, applicant should register online. The application fee is $40 for the fashion or the accessory category. If you wish to register in both categories, the application fee is $75.
The pieces are designed and carefully made by Joji Kojima himself. None of them are identical as each is handmade. The production will start upon receiving an order, and it will take approximately two months before shipping.
With the fifth edition of the Cominelli Award for Contemporary Jewellery 2014, there will also be the exhibition of the works of Permanent Collection, some by the competition participants and others by artists selected by the gallerist Rita Marcangelo.
Where: Cisano di San Felice del Benaco, Italy/ International
When: Registration for selection must be submitted by no later than 31st March 2014
More information: http://www.agc-it.org
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery is pleased to present Photos-Souvenirs by French Moroccan photographer Carolle Bénitah. The exhibition will highlight mixed media pieces from Bénitah’s Enfance and Adolescence Photos-Souvenirs series.
"As a small child, in a state of fear and excitement, I would avert my eyes when walking past a Ghost Train. A glimpse was enough. I was also of the firm belief that the disused railway sheds on the other side of the swamp where I grew up were haunted and that even touching the walls of these buildings with a piece of wood would lead to certain death".
The brand has three essential elements: "the only brand that handles an entire process of its production", " Japanese artisans who have very sensitive and delicate technique" and "Midojima, representing the feeling of women".
"Our natural tendency to seek out patterns results in a sensitivity to the congruities in biological forms. Deliberate exploitation of these phenomena results in objects that are both ambiguous and evocative".
The idea of collaborating and working on a project together arose from this shared admiration for each other work, worlds and minds. We have now begun our journey together and we have decided to work on a set of exhibitions based on Palindromes – symmetry and reflections.
On display are around 100 ensembles and accessories by leading Italian fashion houses including Pucci, Sorelle Fontana, Valentino, Gucci, Missoni, Giorgio Armani, Fendi, Prada or Versace, through to the next generation of fashion talent.
Alongside prestigious recognition, the winner receives a financial contribution of AU$100,000 and the opportunity to be stocked in the most important retailers around the globe including Harvey Nichols, Saks Fifth Avenue, 10 Corso Como, Joyce, Colette and mytheresa.com.
A colourful cast of characters makes up Arora’s roaming clan of saccharine heroines: futuristic galaxy girls, infatuated flower girls and candy-striped baby-mothers, boyish utility girls and space travelling tomboys, velvet-clad widows and optimistic brides.
Detlef Orlopp captures a perspective that categorically excludes a hierarchy of meaning. The result is “an almost consistently smooth structure of signs produced by the light, which gives every contour on the ground a hard shadow” (Peter Weiermair).
The KCC is bringing its K-fashion Odyssey exhibition to a close with an artist talk, pop-up show and DJ party. The exhibition’s last day is Saturday 15 March. Pre-registration is required for the Friday evening event in the normal way.
Members Farrah Al-Dujaili and Natalie Smith have taken on the role of curators for the show. ‘Made to Make’ collective is proactive in creating opportunities and platforms to display our work and engage with the jewellery community at large.
A tote bag was made especially for the Schmuck'14 Week in Munich. It's a good place to store and accumulate your flyers, books, catalogues, invitations, visit cards and, of course, CURRENT OBSESSION PAPER.
Little Shilpa, the eponymous label of Shilpa Chavan, is renowned for creating collections in a wide range of contrasting textiles and fabrics and this season uses feathers, tulle, fleece, leather, Perspex and lace.
FINALISTS FOR 10th ANNIVERSARY iD INTERNATIONAL FASHION AWARDS
Winners from the 2014 iD International Emerging Designer Awards will show their collections at the iD Dunedin Fashion Show XV – the 15th anniversary of the runway show held at Dunedin’s Railway Station.
FAÇADES & VITRINES – Photographs by Stephan Vanfleteren
From March 7 to June 6, 2014, Galerie Hilaneh von Kories will show the latest series of works by Stephan Vanfleteren. The Belgian photographer spent the last ten years on this project, but he kept it a secret from all but a few confidants.
Noovo Editions is an independent editorial and cultural project with online and paper editions. First of its kind in Spain from an unique and contemporary perspective on the international panorama,
Noovo seeks not only to be an aesthetic arbiter but also a cultural mediator at the juncture between Fashion, Photography & Jewellery.
A platform to show the highest level of creativity from around the world in these fields.