The inspiration behind Paul Andrew’s latest collection for Salvatore Ferragamo was sparked by a precious childhood memory. “It started with a photo on my mother’s mantelpiece of my brother and I on a summer holiday in Italy when we were kids in the 1980s,” Andrew revealed to me backstage. “I wanted to bring that feeling of fun and sun-drenched innocence into a modern context with a collection that is physically very light and knowingly bourgeois which also has tangible depth, substance, and care in its construction.”
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Here Comes The Sun
With a collection heavily inspired by American artist Judy Chicago’s pastel-bright masterpieces, creative director Sophie Delafontaine shines light on a new and empowered chapter of the Longchamp woman. Amy Yasmine discovers how the American artist’s framework has imbued feminism into the brand’s Spring/Summer ’20 collection, with an unexpected contemporary update.
THE RISE OF THE INSTA-GRIEVER
Celebrity deaths have turned Instagram into a digital Wailing Wall. Bob Morris reveals how to mourn socially, with dignity.
OUT OF OFFICE
Sometimes, the best way to get ahead is to look inside. As the recent MCO has inspired many to explore fresh pursuits, three Malaysian creatives share their most personal account of #WorkingFromHome, leading to a revelation of new personal and professional endeavours.
IN HIS SHOES
For his largest exhibition ever, Christian Louboutin opens up his world of whimsical curiosities at the Art Deco Palais de la Porte Dorée. Amy Yasmine heads to Paris to discover the exhibitionist side of the shoe maestro in an exclusive interview.
AND THE WINNER IS …
Following the dazzling turns in ‘Black Mirror’, ‘Fast Color’, and ‘The Morning Show’, Gugu Mbatha-Raw is taking the crown playing the first black Miss World. She tells Lydia Slater about fighting for feminism, embracing her heritage, and the secret of happiness in Hollywood.
The cultural advisor in the creative department of Dior and daughter to Maria Grazia Chiuri on her journey through fashion, importance of feminism, and her ever-evolving personal style.
Linda Cantello, the international make-up artist for Giorgio Armani Beauty, talks make-up trends, bright brows, and the problem with filters.
THE GREEN DREAM
Fendi creative director Silvia Venturini Fendi’s family country retreat represents a confluence of the Italian house’s timeless savoir-faire and the designer’s own eye on the future.
BRAVE NEW WORLD
In the midst of our global pandemic, Bvlgari shows true leadership in crisis support, spurring more participation by other luxury brands. Jean-Christophe Babin, Group CEO of Bvlgari, talks about saving lives, and how the company is rewiring for the future, in an exclusive interview with Natasha Kraal.
Screen goddess Monica Belluci is proof that beauty and allure have no age.
Prince Andrew ON THE RUN
WHERE'S PRINCE ANDREW? AS A NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT LAWSUIT LOOMS AND ALLEGATIONS OF RACISM RESURFACE, THE DISGRACED ROYAL HAS GONE ROGUE.
No more walks on the beach, we hope! Even for a medical soap that thrives on tears, angst and broken hearts, last season was a gut punch: The show's beloved mainstay, Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo), spent months in a COVIDrelated coma.
As last season's top new drama returns, undercover vigilante Robyn McCall (Queen Latifah) teams with the cop who once wanted to expose her. Det. Marcus Dante (Tory Kittles) asks the motorcycle-riding badass to help him catch bank robbers who killed police officers-an investigation that will lead to top levels of U.S. intelligence and politics. Showrunners Terri Edda Miller and Andrew W. Marlowe tell us more.
DESPERATE ANDREW: Marry Me Fergie!
WITH HIS LEGAL WOES CLOSING IN ON HIM, THE DUKE OF YORK IS RUNNING OUT OF OPTIONS FOR RESUSCITATING HIS REP.
ARROGANT ANDREW: I'M UNTOUCHABLE!
Claims immunity from rape charges filed by Epstein’s teenage sex slave
DIANA'S HIDDEN STRENGTH
A new docuseries reveals an assertive, more complex People’s Princess
FAMILY FARM TRUCK
JEREMY SCHMIDT’S 1948 CUMMINS-POWERED CHEVROLET LOADMASTER
As tough as they come
Revisiting BioShock’s bold, brilliant sequel.
Fire Forecasting Could Reshape California
AI that predicts wildfires could keep many homeowners from losing their insurance. How else could it help?