Tangent Wrap Up Paris Fall 2014!

From left; Louis Vuitton, Dries Van Noten, Valentino Fall 2014. We’re meant to button up for Fall but this season Paris designers having been letting things loose. Not to say you’ll need to go cold, quite the opposite, but this season things have a sense of ease… but don’t think that means the Parisian woman is easy. Nicolas Ghesquière’s debut for Louis Vuitton was understated but defined. A 60s style-icon with a 21st century attitude;... Read More

Tangent Wrap Up Paris Menswear Fall 2014!

From left; Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Raf Simons “Today it’s all about the balance, the mix,” Oliver Rousteing said after his Fall 2014 presentation for Balmain. Although Rousteing may have been speaking purely on behalf of Balmain, he actually summed up all of Paris Men’s Fashion Week with that one sentence. This Fall 2014 season saw each designer taking varying influences and then obsessively creating something of their own; a well-rehearsed... Read More

The Trunk That Flunked: LVMH forced to remove installation from Red Square

The LVMH trunk set up in Moscow’s Red Square Louis Vuitton has been forced to remove their giant trunk from Moscow’s Red Square. The trunk – a replica of one ordered by Prince Vladimir Orlov in the early 20th Century – is 30 metres long and 9 metres tall. President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said the installation had offended people. The LV trunk is larger than the mausoleum where Bloshevik leader Lenin’s mummified... Read More

Louis Vuitton’s Theatric New Townhouse

Forget the appointment of Nicholas Ghesquiere as Louis Vuitton’s creative director, we have something (almost) as exciting; Louis Vuitton’s newly opened townhouse at London’s Selfridges. “Louis Vuitton first opened in Selfridges in 2000 with two concessions offering leather goods and accessories. Over the past 13 years, the Louis Vuitton universe has grown and it was, therefore, time to give the collection in Selfridges room to breathe,”... Read More

Nicholas Ghesquière Confirmed For Louis Vuitton

It was only a matter of time before we found out if Nicholas Ghesquière was to be appointed the Creative Director for Louis Vuitton. The rumour mill in the fashion industry is correct more often than not, and this is one of those rumours we couldn’t be happier to have confirmed. Effective immediately, Nicholas Ghesquière will take on the role of Creative Director at Louis Vuitton, showing his first collection for the label in March. Ghesquière... Read More

Tangent Mag Spring 2014 Top Ten!

Chanel Spring 2014 We are fashion lovers at Tangent. Okay, fashion addicts. During the shows, if we’re not at them, then we live on Style.com. Checking the shows as we go to bed, as we wake up, as we brush our teeth, in a taxi, at the airport, in meetings, between meetings and so on. Then there are the texts and emails, ‘Did you see so-and-so!?’ ‘When can we get that?!’ We turn into gossiping, giddy schoolgirls who just had their crush smile... Read More

Paris Spring 2014 Womenswear Tangent Mag Wrap Up!

Louis Vuitton Spring 2014 She wears too much mascara, she stays up all night, smokes too many cigarettes, says yes to everything. You’ll find her in a back alley, at the chicest bar, dancing on tables and crooning some beautiful song you’ve never heard but won’t forget. She’s well travelled and multi-lingual and my, does she have brains. She could have been a scientist but prefers wasting away with paint strewn through her hair and across... Read More

Paris Menswear Spring 2014 Tangent Mag Wrap-up!

Givenchy Spring Summer 2014 Paris is greedy. Paris encompasses all aspects of the other cities; New York’s practicality, London’s eccentricity, Milan’s luxury, and then manages to present something entirely of its own. Last but never the least, Paris continues to present a brilliant and broad selection of fashions finest. The Paris runways cemented some recurring features seen in London and Milan, giving an indication for the prominent trends... 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

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,... Read More

Louis Vuitton Resort 2012 with a Very Tanned Ms Muse!

Marc Jacobs’ demure and sweet collections for Louis Vuitton SS12 and Louis Vuitton Resort SS12 have definitely been the antithesis of his previous sexed-up AW11 collection. The resort campaign, lensed by Mark Segal is proof of this. Arizona Muse is pretty as a postcard in the resort collection made for lapping up the sun.  Read More

Louis Vuitton AW11 Campaign Shot by Steven Meisel Celebrates S&M in Vintage Cars

http://tangentmag.com/new/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/tangent_magazine_LouisVuittonAW11Campaign03.jpg For this new  Louis Vuitton AW11 season, Marc Jacobs creates a “wonderful story of beautiful vintage cars, little dogs and fresh-faced young women”. The casting for this campaign is composed of six rising stars, Anais Pouliot, Daphne Groeneveld, Nyasha Matonhodze, Zuzanna Bijoch, Gertrud Hegelund and Fei Fei Su. Lensed by Steven Meisel,... Read More

Marc Jacob plays with fetish chambermaids for Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 11

Marc Jacobs opens a new chapter of his fantasies with the latest Louis Vuitton’s latest fall-winter 11-12 show. The designer’s muses play a chambermaid act with a fetishist obsession!  Read More

Valentino SS11 campaign reveals a softer side to Freja Beha.

Valentino Spring/ Summer 2011 campaign features sought after model Freja Beha Erichsen. Freja Beha Erichsen is also set to star in this season’s campaigns for Chanel and Louis Vuitton. This in demand model is photographer by David Sims for latest Valentino Campaign revealing a playful side to the model. The black and white images capture the soft textures of the sheer fabrics creating a sense of intimacy and romance, which is the underlying theme... Read More

The Backpack is Back!

We are witness to a trend in its is early stages of the style cycle. In the last month the backpack (you heard me correctly, the backpack) has made an appearance dangling over one shoulder of Mary-Kate Olsen at a New York City red carpet event.  It also appeared in the desert of California as Rachel Bilson’s bag of choice at the Coachella Music Festival. This can only be proof of one thing: you will soon have a rest from the weight of your... Read More

Loving Fashion’s Latest Love Child

If you look up the words love child on the Internet the definitions are many and varied depending on the time and way it was used. Wikipedia informs me it is officially a euphemism for a child born out of wedlock, it then goes on to discuss multiple songs, albums and novels based on this euphemism. So it seems the love child has been one of much scrutiny, inspiration and memorable identity over the years and now a new love child is on the scene with... Read More

Paris Fashion Week: 2010 Ready To Wear

To set the scene….. Date: Location: Paris Event:  Spring 2010 le Paris fashion week Oui Oui Mon Cherie-Mademoiselle Paris! OOO la ‘coquet’ forte ET structuree lines ET exceptionnelle visages peints ET guerres cheveaux!!  Faire un Salut! Miu miu: A swallow anyone? It was ‘heidi-meets-lassssshfull bardot/bond chick chic’ at mui mui Paris 2010 RTW.  Plaits were aaaaall about the length, and the super ‘striking’ lashes mirrored that... Read More

Tangent – Paris Fashion Week Picks SS10

Tangent’s drooling over… Gareth Pugh, Balenciaga, Balmain, Givenchy, Sonia Rykiel, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, John Galliano, Alexander Mcqueen, and Valentino. Click on the following videos and join us in our obsession! GARETH PUGH SS10 BALENCIAGA BALMAIN GIVENCHY SONIA RYKIEL YVES SAINT LAURENT CHANEL DIOR LOUIS VUITTON JOHN GALLIANO PART 1 JOHN GALLIANO PART 2 ALEXANDER MCQUEEN VALENTINO  Read More

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