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David Bowie joins Arizona Muse in Louis Vuitton’s fantasy world (video)

After witnessing Arizona Muse leave the dreamy Paris behind by the way of a red and white hot air balloon in the first episode of the series, the second installment of Louis Vuitton’s “L’Invitation au Voyage” campaign is ready to transport you to fabulous Venice. Here is where Muse gets to be serenaded by none other than David Bowie in a world lost between fantasy…
Louis Vuitton's "L'Invitation Au Voyage" Campaign
Louis Vuitton's "L'Invitation Au Voyage" Campaign
Louis Vuitton's "L'Invitation Au Voyage" Campaign

Ernest Alexander Spring / Summer 2014 men’s

You can’t help but feel the foreign vibe permeating through Ernest Alexander’s spring 2014 collection. The foundation might be American, but the air has a far more European breeze about it. Deservedly so – the notion of the American gone abroad inspires here, drawn from Ernest Alexander’s own experience of living in Venice (Italy, not Florida). But this is no collection to reminisce about the…

Defying the passage of time: Max by Alexi Papalexopoulos

In photography, much like in every other art-related field, the continuous chase after the extraordinaire, after the unflawed and the unfamiliar, makes us forget all about the greatness we love to discover hidden in the most striking of simplicity. Switching from ultramodern to timeless, photographer Alexi Papalexopoulos went for a raw feel in the black and white shoot starring model Max Silberman.
Max by Alexi Papalexopoulos
Max by Alexi Papalexopoulos
Max by Alexi Papalexopoulos
Max by Alexi Papalexopoulos
Max by Alexi Papalexopoulos
Max by Alexi Papalexopoulos
Max by Alexi Papalexopoulos
Max by Alexi Papalexopoulos

Lara Stone pregnant, naked, and lying on a bed of raw meat

Sprawled across what looks to be a bed of raw meat is a naked Lara Stone, in a painting by artist Marc Quinn. The portrait of Stone (who gave birth on May 6) is on display a the 55th Venice Biennale. Quinn also created the solid gold statue of Kate Moss that got plenty of media attention. You can see the full Lara Stone portrait…

Fall 2014 color trends

The colours we wear simultaneously reflect the season and help define it; they change moods and shape looks. Looking ahead means considering which sumptuous tones to invest in for the winter of next year. If you want to know which colours to wear for fall 2014, read on.

Shell Belle lingerie: all aboard the Orient Express

If Shell Belle’s fall 2013 lingerie look book conjures up a little of the exoticism that excited the upper classes in the 1920s and ’30s, it’s because it was inspired by the luxurious passageways of the Venice-Simplon Orient Express. Aboard the train – then, and still now within our imaginations – were the most glamorous of passengers: the woman who wore sensual French leavers lace…

Venetian romance: ancient city meets new beauty

It’s often referred to as one of the most romantic cities in Europe. Why? Because Venice defies urban standards, crumbles with romantic ruin, whispers constantly of the impermanence of all things. Even when overrun by swarms of tourists, those watery canals feels somehow untouched by modern life. It’s for these reasons that this much loved city is most often partnered with classic beauty. Beauty itself…
NSFW Photo gallery included.

Lost in Venice: daydreams in black and white

Sexy, but not too revealing: this is exactly how Marijo Cobretti envisioned rewriting Francesca Lukasik’s dreamlike story. The Italian Playboy model worked her appeal as she strolled through the marvelous Venice streets, embodying the modern-day seductress as inspired by Sophia Loren’s timeless grace.
Lost in Venice by Marijo Cobretti for Fashionising.com
Lost in Venice by Marijo Cobretti for Fashionising.com
Lost in Venice by Marijo Cobretti for Fashionising.com
Lost in Venice by Marijo Cobretti for Fashionising.com
Lost in Venice by Marijo Cobretti for Fashionising.com
Lost in Venice by Marijo Cobretti for Fashionising.com
Lost in Venice by Marijo Cobretti for Fashionising.com
Lost in Venice by Marijo Cobretti for Fashionising.com

5 men’s collections that take you to the movies

Fashion owes debts to all of it's sibling fields of arts, from sculpture to architecture. But amoung those most often listed are inspirations of the literary kind: stories, be they in a book or on a film reel, and frequently the kind of stories grand enough to make it to both. After the break, 5 menswear collections from spring 2013 that were inspired by film and books.

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