C’est Chic! Festival d’Hyères 2013 – Winners of the 28th International Fashion and Photography Competition

THE PREMIÈRE VISION JURY GRAND PRIZE - Satu MAARANEN from Finland The winners of the 2013 28th International Fashion and Photography Festival d’Hyères have certainly maintained the tradition of representing the most talented and creative artists to be entering their respective fields. Both award categories, of fashion and photography, were under the critical observation of jury teams led by Felipe Oliveira Baptista and Charles Fréger. See below the winners of this inaugural... Read More

Chanel Film to Star Keira Knightley

Karl Lagerfeld has created a new film for Chanel titled, Once Upon a Time, which will screen on May 8th in Singapore the day before Chanel unveils their Cruise Collection. The film will star Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel. It is set in the year 1913 and draws back to the early days of Coco’s career when she had her small boutique in Deauville, France. The streets of Deauville were recreated with acute attention to detail at Luc Besson’s studios Cité du Cinéma in... Read More

28th International Fashion and Photography Festival d’Hyères 2013 – of Course!

The 28th annual international fashion and photography Festival  d’Hyères will take place between April 23- 26th, with exhibitions lasting until May 26th 2013, at its glamorous residence the Villa Noailles. The highly regarded event has yet again attracted the best new talent from around the globe in fashion design and photography. In tradition with previous years the judging juries are comprised of the most esteemed professionals in the industry with Felipe Oliveira... Read More

MBFWA – Toni Maticevski – Runway Video

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MBFWA SS13/14 – Ellery – Runway Video

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MBFWA SS13/14 – Romance Was Born – Runway Video & Gallery

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MBFWA SS13/14 – Alex Perry Runway Video & Gallery

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Prada Candy L’Eau Fashion Film Trilogy

Prada has released a trilogy of three short fashion films to promote their new fragrance Prada L’Eau. The films are co-directed by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola starring French actor Léa Seydoux and based on a quirky love triangle between Seydoux and two stylish male suitors. Léa wears the Prada SS13 collection throughout.  Read More

Nicola Formichetti to Leave Mugler

Lada Gaga modelling Mugler FW11 for Formichetti's first show as Creative Director for the label It has been announced that Nicola Formichetti and French fashion house Mugler will be parting ways. Nicola Formichetti, a leading international stylist and consultant, has been working as creative director to revamp the label since his first FW11 collection, which was famously closed by Lady Gaga. Formichetti has introduced the label to a younger market and has been integral in... Read More

Saint Laurent x Marilyn Manson Campaign Leak!

A leaked image of the new campaign for Saint Laurent reveals Marilyn Manson as the chosen model. This decision, which has been confirmed by the house, is inline with designer Hedi Slimane’s FW13 collections. The heavily publicised 90s grunge inspired direction, taken by Slimane for Saint Laurent,  will be further heightened with the release of this campaign. The fashion world is currently divided in opinion by those who favour the modern direction of the house and... Read More

Vunk it Up! Versace Goes Punk for AW13

With the Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicating its 2013 costume exhibition to punk, and the house of Versace’s long history with the aesthetic, it would be a sin for Donatella not to have explored the trend this season. However, that should be rephrased as “Vunk!” as Mrs Versace proudly exclaimed backstage. Vinyl and hardware were mixed without refrain in a fierce and loud collection for Versace AW13. Silhouettes were slinky and fabrications shiny. Look out... Read More

Emporio Armani AW13 Japanese inspired ‘Kajal’ Collection

Mr Armani named his Emporio Armani AW13 collection ‘Kajal’ which refers to a range of pigments from soft creams and pinks to dark shades and mineral hues, traditionally utilised for make-up ranges. The colours spawned an experimental collection where traditional Japanese silhouettes were exaggerated. Luxurious fabrics of mohair and organza were contrasted with rough-cut neoprene. Over-sized costume jewelery and bowler hats added a sense of fun to the collection. Whilst... Read More

Prada AW13 – Cinematographic Vision of Women and Life

In a collection, that on first glance, looked much more placid than Miuccia Prada’s previous blockbuster collections for her label, the Prada AW13 collection explored women and their lives through a cinematographic lens. The visuals projected throughout the show – a scrambling black cat, a women waiting in the shadows – were loaded with symbolism and meaning. The cast of models appeared like beautiful heroines who had been through challenges and turmoil to come... Read More

Gucci Galore! Sex, Power and Sophistication for AW13

A few short weeks prior to giving birth to her first child, there is no signs of Gucci’s creative director Frida Giannini going soft and maternal with her work. This Gucci AW13 collection simply roared. Luxe was piled on more luxe with a feast of astrakhan fur, leather, calfskin, feathers and shiny black python. Silhouettes were body conscious and took references from both the forties and the seventies. The colour palette was predominately dark and underground with metallic... Read More

Christopher Kane AW13 – Because he Kane!

Christopher Kane’s AW13 collection was the brand’s first under the ownership of French luxury heavyweight PPR. The 60-look show, almost double the looks of Kane’s past collections, served as a sign off to the many motifs that have brought him success to this date. The fairly recent obsession with Frankenstein, came through the anatomy of a human brain which then exploded into a crazy-fizz in the final looks, his flower appliqués, camo-print and unraveling hems... Read More

Tom Ford AW13: Back to The Runway With a Bang!

Autumn Winter 2013 marked the come back to the runway for fashion doyen, Tom Ford. After seasons of private showings for a cherry-picked number of guests, Tom Ford decided to show on a larger scale again. In accordance to the saying, if it’s worth doing at all it’s worth doing properly, all 41 looks basically screamed down the runway. The detail of the outfits bordered on obsessive.  The fusion of references combined together created a true visual feast including;... Read More

‘Trench Kisses’ Burberry Prorsum AW13 Visits a Naughtier Side of British History

For the Burberry Prorsum AW13 collection aptly titled ‘Trench Kisses’, Chief Creative Director Christopher Bailey revisited the house classics with a twist. The twist came through the inspiration derived from Christine Keeler, a British beauty from the sixties, who had a handful of scandalous affairs including a well publicised one with a well known figure in the British  government. The surprises were found in the details. Trenches realised in latex with visible... Read More

Sass & Bide AW13 ‘Wintergate’ Collection Goes Industrial

Design duo Heidi Middleton and Sarah Jane Clarke presented a strong AW13 collection for their label Sass & Bide at London Fashion Week. The collection took inspiration from industrial references that were sliced with femininity and natural accents. Geometrical designs, metallic fabrics and yellow PVC were softened with knitwear and beautiful beading. Another notch on their embellished belts for the international fashion label that grew from a humble denim collection!  Read More

London Fashion Week AW13 Live-Stream on Tangentmag.com from Somerset House all Week!

Watch London Fashion Week Live from Somerset House here on Tangentmag.com all week. See schedule below and see the season unravel at the same time as the Fashion Editors! All times are Eastern Standard Time. Friday 15th February 10am Zoe Jordan 11am Bora Asku 1pm KTZ 2pm Felder Felder 4pm Jean-Pierre Braganza 5pm PPQ 8pm Central St Martins MA Saturday 16th February 9am DAKS 12pm Jasper Conran 2pm John Rocha 4pm Todd Lynn 6pm Issa London 8pm David Koma Sunday... Read More

Released! Calvin Klein’s SS13 ‘Provocations’ Fashion Film!!!

A first has arrived for the iconic brand Calvin Klein who have just released a 10 minute short film titled ‘Provocations’ which includes all three of their fashion labels; Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Jeans. The Spring 13 campaign film stars actor, Alexander Skarsgärd and model Suvi Koponen who play out a tale of seduction. The film was conceived, directed and shot by Fabien Baron on location in California, with an additional stills... Read More

Mario Testino x Burberry Prorsum SS13 Camapaign – Colour Blast!

The Burberry Prorsum SS13 campaign is an explosion of colour and energy captured by photography maestro Mario Testino. Burberry Chief Creative Officer, Christopher Bailey says of the campaign “This season’s campaign lights up with the infectious energy of an amazing young cast of old and new Burberry family. Cara, Edie, Charlie and Alex are joined by Max and Romeo, who was a joy to work with and really stole the show. We had such fun shooting the campaign and... Read More

Oh la la – C’est Coco Rocha!

‘The Take-Over’ Sass & Bide SS13 campaign has finally revealed the campaign star whom fashionistas have been trying to guess all week. Who else but the mischievous and ultra- sexy, Coco Rocha, for the coveted Australian label? Stay tuned to the campaign website from Monday January 28th to follow Coco Rocha’s personal Instagram shots as she lives her day-to-day fabulous model-life decked out in SS13 Sass  & Bide designs! We love.  Read More

D-1 Sass & Bide #guesswho Mystery Campaign Star Teaser Reveal!

Just who is the brunette beauty? It is the last day or the Sass & Bide SS13 mystery campaign star reveal. Join the search at the-takeover.sassandbide.com. A little clue from the Tangent Office; she may have had an infamous runway moment …  Read More

Sass & Bide Mystery Campaign Star to Take-Over their Social Media!

Sass & Bide have launched a teaser for their new SS13 campaign with a mystery fashion megastar who will be revealed this Friday on January 25th. This aptly chosen talent is a fashion enfant terrible who style addicts the world over love and adore. Do you think you know who it is? Log on to Tangent Magazine daily to see if you are right. Clues will be emitted from all Sass & Bide social media outlets and teaser shots from their Instagram account. Further to the big reveal... Read More

Tisci makes the Givenchy Man Rock’n'Roll for the first time ever with a Neo-Classic Twist!

For the first time ever Riccardo Tisci brings the sensual Givenchy man to the world of rock and roll. The Givenchy homme Fall/Winter 13/14 collection revisits his obsessions with America, sport, sexuality, Greek neo-classicism, the flag of the United States of America, and infuses a strong Latin attitude and Mapplethorpe iconography. Models walked through large concentric circles made with candles, that lighted the vacuous space. The show opened to haunting voice singing hymns... Read More

London Collections: Men Fall 2013 Wrap-up!

Alexander McQueen Fall 2013 Only in its second season ever,The  London Menswear Collections had much to offer for the Fall 2013 season. The highlight was Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen, who kicked off her first menswear show in a startling spooky style. Her men walked out in impeccable Savile Row tailoring completed with perfectly crafted finger waves and plastic masks that covered their faces. The collection played on pinstripes and deconstructing them. There were colour... Read More

Christian Dior by Raf Simons SS13 Surrealist Campaign

The house of Christian Dior has released its first ready-to-wear campaign since Raf Simons became artistic director. Simons has teamed up with fellow Belgian fashion photographer Willy Vanderperre for this Spring Summer 2013 campaign. The campaign stars Daria Strokous, Daiane Conterato, Marie Piovesan and Anna Martynova. The models are photographed in poses that reference the in traditional ‘Dior New Look’ silhouettes made famous by Christian Dior in the 1940s. The... Read More

Steven Klein Photographs Alexander Wang SS13 Campaign with Artistic Vision

Alexander Wang has just released its spring/summer 2013 women’s ready-to-wear campaign. The designer choose a team of the industry’s most daring image makers; photographer Steven Klein, creative director Pascal Dangin and stylist Patti Wilson. The result is an artistic vision of the Alexander Wang woman. The campaign stars Polish model Malgosia Bela who is making a strong SS13 campaign season also appearing in campaigns for labels Miu Miu and Joseph.  Read More

Dolce & Gabbana SS13 Campaign: Sicilian Love Affair Shot by the Designers Themselves!

Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana have personally photographed and styled their Dolce & Gabbana Spring Summer 2013 Campaign. The epic campaign features an all-star model and celebrity cast including; Bianca Balti, Bianca Brandolini, Kate King, Zuzanna Bijoch and Monica Bellucci. The Sicilian fever of the SS13 collection is captured by the images which promote the idealistic Dolce & Gabbana Italian lifestyle of sex, beauty, decadence and family value. After deciding... Read More

Lee x KRISVANASSCHE AW 12/13 = Denim for the Modern Man

KRISVANASSCHE has collaborated with heritage denim label, Lee, to produce a capsule collection for the modern sophisticated man. Designer Kris Van Assche has delved into the archives of Lee to rework iconic styles with his contemporary vision. The capsule collection covers five unique styles which produce two silhouettes. The designs are realised in two colour-ways;  work-wear blue and dark brown. Kris Van Assche’s subtle touch is noticed in elegant details such as tone-on-tone... Read More

HYÈRES 2012 – Don’t say “Huh?” say “Hyères!”

Hyères Festival is arguably one of the most important international fashion & photography events on the calendar. This year will be the 27th annual  event and it will take place between April 27th-31st in Hyères on the French Riviera. It is unique for merging the leaders in the industry with the emerging talents in photography and fashion design. Outside of the photography and fashion design awards are a host of exhibitions from designers such as Yohji Yamamoto and photographers... Read More

Burberry Showcases Britian’s New Rock Talent with Eyewear Campaign

Marika Hackman Burberry artfully fuses iconic style with tomorrow’s culture for the new Burberry Eyewear campaign. The sleek classic styles of Burberry aviators are worn by four of Britian’s most promising rock artists, curated by Burberry Chief Creative Officer, Christopher Bailey. In the campaign, Burberry presents the following British musicians; One Night Only, Life in Film, The Daydream Club and Marika Hackman. As part of the campaign, the cast recorded four... Read More

Chanel Spring Summer 2012 Eyewear Campaign – Karl gets Racy with Linda!

Karl Lagerfeld has lensed the latest Spring Summer 12 campaign for Chanel Eyewear with supermodel Linda Evangelista. The graphic shapes and block colours of the new eyewear range have been expressed through a motor racing theme. See below the campaign images and behind-the-scenes shots of the iconic duo at work.  Read More

Burberry Prorsum RTW AW12/13 Live-stream on Tangent 3AM 21/02/2012 Sydney Time!

embedSyndicatePlayer("syndicate-player-container", { width: 720, height: 404, language: "en", country: "gb"}); Today is the day for the Burberry Prorsum AW12 women’s wear collection to be unveiled. Watch Christopher Bailey’s new master pieces march down the runway live here on tangentmag.com. The show will be live-streamed 4pm London time today and 3am Sydney time tomorrow morning. The coveted brand will be making key pieces from the collection available on the Burberry... Read More

Lanvin SS12 Campaign Video – It’s a Party! Wear your snakes and shades

The video of Lanvin’s SS12 campaign shot by Steven Meisel is out! An exotic and festive dinner party were models of the moment get wild with pythons whilst wearing the coveted SS12 collection. Note the track by 18 year old Bronx, NY born artist Maxine Ashley who has been found by super-producer and artist, Pharrell Williams.  Read More

Prada SS12 Film- Gas Station Glamazons!

Prada has released a fashion film featuring their SS12 collection, based around 1950′s America with an all star model cast. The sweet doll-like collection, infused with hot-rod car detailing, is worn by the models as they pull up to the gas station to refuel their tanks in beautifully detailed hot rod cars. Directed by Steven Meisel, the film has a dreamlike quality with the soundtrack changing though out. There seems to be a territorial game at play with each model proudly ... Read More

Paul & Joe SS12 Campaign – Tribal Wonderland with Zuzanna Bijoch

Paul & Joe’s Spring Summer 2012 campaign, shot by Mikael Jansson and styled by Karl Templer, celebrates the tribal feeling of the collection. Models Zuzanna Bijoch and Miles McMillan are elegant and beautiful in this campaign which has a modernized 70s vibe.  Read More

Lanvin AW12 Menswear Show – Behind the Scenes Video!

Lanvin invites you behind the scenes of their AW12 menswear collection. Creative director Alber Ebaz and menswear designer Lucas Ossendrijver designed a collection that played on proportion to create an almost cartoon like silhouette. In a season dominated by classic suiting this is definitely one of the collections creating the most hype. A few mini-trends can be noticed here too, like chains worn over roll-neck pulls and a focus on accentuating the male waist. Enjoy the footage.  Read More

Burberry Prorsum Menswear Show AW11 Live Stream 5pm Milan 14/01/12 & 3am Sydney 15/01/12

The Burberry Prorsum AW11 menswear show will be live streaming on Tangentmag.com at 5pm Milan time and 3pm Sydney time today 14/01.2012. Creative director Christopher Bailey will show his artisan collection through multiple media channels including a live ‘Tweetwalk’, broadcasting images of the looks instantly backstage before they hit the runway. Don’t miss out on this new collection by a heritage fashion label who manages the perfect balance of keeping within... Read More

Prada SS2012 Campaign Steven Meisel – Because Boys Like Cars

We have to hand it (again) to Miuccia Prada. Her standout collection for Prada SS12 was based around what boys like, cars. The result is a sweet doll-like collection that is infused with hot-rod car detailing. Pure genius as always. The campaign shot by Steven Meisel at a gas station, celebrates the soft details of the collection with pin-up hairstyles, pastel tones and over-sized costume jewellery. Models in the campaign are a mixture of campaign regulars and emerging stars... Read More

Chanel has a Winter Stop-over in Courchevel, France

In the Heart of the Courchevel Resort, Chanel has created a temporary winter home from December 19th 2011 to April 14th 2012. The stripped-down neutral space is guarded by four Coco Chanel white ceramic profile statues and provides a blank canvas on which to project a new story of luxury. Inside the boutique one will find contrasts of concrete, light boxes, black varnish, neutral hues and flashes of colour. The sheen of navy-blue panels on the walls calls to mind the aesthetic... Read More

Louis Vuitton SS12 Campaign by Steven Meisel is Sugary Sweet!

The Louis Vuitton SS12 campaign, shot by Steven Meisel, perfectly translates the sweet display of designer Marc Jacobs’ merry-go-round runway show. Models Daria Strokous and Kati Nescher pose with poise in a pastel ice cream parlor universe.  Read More

Versace SS12 Campaign Preview with Gisele Bündchen Shot by Mert & Marcus

Can they get any hotter? Gisele  Bündchen and Ryan Barrett descend into the pool for Versace’s SS12 campaign shot by photography duo Mert Alas & Marcus Pigott. The campaign, styled by Joe McKenna, features the SS12 collection which celebrates Versace tradmarks of gold embellishments and lavish prints in a modern way. Full campaign is set to release in March fashion titles worldwide in 2012. Stay tuned.  Read More

Burberry SS12 Campaign by Mario Testino Preview – It’s Brit-Sexy!

The Burberry Spring Summer Campaign set to be released in January and has been photographed by Mario Testino. The campaign stars an all British cast with actor Eddie Redmayne and actor/model Cara Delevigne. The stars represent the modern British outlook with the perfect balance between style and sensuality. Shot in London the campaign reinforces the brand’s heritage by focusing on weather-protecting outerwear. Artisan weaving and embroidery techniques were a core focus... Read More

Acne New Store Opening in Paris – A Swedish haven in the fashion capital

The new concept store for Acne Studios located at 3 Rue Froissart 75003 Paris, held its grand opening last night. Creative Director Jonny Johansson said of the space; “Let’s just say it’s not French. I absolutely love Paris, but I had to do something Swedish. Especially the colour, it’s very non-Parisian. It used to be a garage (hopefully you won’t recognize it) and when I passed this garage I was really excited about this sexy sweat shop, but I couldn’t help myself... Read More

Chanel ‘Paris – Bombay’ Pre-Fall Extravaganza

Chanel’s Pre-Fall 2012 Métiers d’Art show titled ‘Paris-Bombay’ set the standard for opulence. Held in the Grand Palais in Paris, in the Galerie Courbe the space had been transformed into a luxurious Maharaja’s palace. Guests were seated at an almost surreal banquet, transported by gentle jasmine aromas as they feasted their eyes on the Paris-Bombay collection. Every year since 2002, Chanel has taken the Métiers d’Art show as an opportunity to showcase... Read More

Lanvin Celebrates the Arrival of the ‘Petite Collection’ at the Ritz in Paris

To celebrate the arrival of the Lanvin Petite Collection in boutiques, Lanvin and the Ritz Paris Hotel hosted an exclusive Children’s Tea Party. The playful event was celebrated with children’s amusements, colorful bonbons, a waffle and crepe making station, a balloon sculpturist and a traditional French marionette show. The light-hearted occasion gave the chance for children to amuse themselves as parents mingled while admiring the Summer 2012 Petite Collection displayed... Read More

Vivienne Westwood – Environmental Campaign ‘No Fun Being Extinct!’ for Cool Earth

Dame Vivienne Westwood, and Frank Field MP have launched a campaign called No Fun Being Extinct to expose the failings of World Banks who are sitting on 90% of unspent funds for forest projects. Westwood is investing 1 million of her own funds to launch a 7 million pound fundraising campaign supporting the rainforest charity Cool Earth. The action will highlight World Bank’s expenditure failings as a staggering 90% of funds pledged to halt deforestation remains unspent. The... Read More

Giorgio Armani Pre-Fall 2012 Collection Boy-Meets-Girl

Mr Armani has successfully executed the boy-meets-girl aesthetic for his Giorgio Armani Pre-Fall 2012 collection with the sophistication and precision one would expect. For the day time suits have been constructed from men’s suiting fabrics, man-style pants have been paired back with feminine blouses and speedy flats and minimalistic clutches complete the look. Knee-length dresses rule the evening, and seem to be best worn with a rockabilly hairstyle.  Read More

Louis Vuitton Maison Sydney Opened by Cate Blanchett

(L-R) Philip Corne, Cate Blanchett, Yves Carcelle & Jean-Baptiste Debains at the opening of Louis Vuitton Maison Sydney Academy Award winning actress, Cate Blanchett, today personally officiated the opening of Australia’s first Louis Vuitton Maison, located in Sydney at 365 George Street. The opening coincided with the 25th anniversary of Louis Vuitton in Australia. The opening of the grand Maison marks the 13th for Louis Vuitton Worldwide, and, the Sydney store is... Read More

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