Paul Smith and David Bowie? That sounds like a bit more old-school British cool than the world can handle. And yet, clashing music and fashion together, the two have collaborated to produce a special limited-edition red vinyl of Bowie’s The Next Day.
It’s been a week of the seeing juvenile made mature, time travelling rappers, long lost footage of the original bombshell and the acceptance of a new one. Oh and there’s that thing called Gatsby. Here’s everything you need to pass your Friday afternoon and need to know for the weekend ahead.
From the electro-pop of Daft Punk to another Lana Del Rey cover ballad, with some indie rock in between: here's what we're listening to this week.
Either people haven’t read The Great Gatsby, don’t get it, or just don’t care: the contradictory nature of all those opulent themed Gatsby parties being thrown right now. Plus, Audrey Hepburn’s much admired street style, and – post Met Gala – the question of punk-as-fashion. After the break, your round-up of things to see, do, read (and maybe even drink) this weekend.
The fact that the MET Gala was punk themed didn’t stop Katy Perry from avoiding the look altogether. Her wearing of Dolce & Gabbana pieces was exactly as the catwalk intended. Not so for Giovanna Battaglia, who opted for a golden crown of safety pins.
Cara Delevingne’s look from the MET Gala‘s Punk: Chaos to Couture opening could be described as something of a Morticia Addams one were it not for the padlocked, mesh clutch bag she had in hand. All plunge and studs, the model took to the Gala’s red carpet decked out in Burberry.
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Safety pins, piercings and studs. This year’s MET Gala was a punk laden affair, all in the name of the The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s spring 2013 exibition, Punk: Chaos to Couture. And from that formula of iconic punk elements, Sienna Miller opted for studs and a pierced-up ear wrap. Appearing on the Gala’s red carpet with partner Tom Sturridge, Burberry…
It’s been an eclectic week for us, with Fashionising.com’s office temporarily moved beach side in Gran Canaria. Thus as we moved from London to Spain, our musical tastes moved too. I’m not one for listening to music as I lie back on a beach towel, but when I did this week it was a case of cinematic-inspired music meeting fashion inspired music, with a lot…
In follow up to the last Gatsby trailer with it’s taste of modern music, we now get an extended TV spot: this one set entirely to Lana Del Rey’s Young and Beautiful. There’s the expected dose of 1920s fashion, colour and drama, though as with the others you get the sense there’d be more magic if more of it was real and not digital. None…