Nicolas Ghesquière Officially The New Artistic Director Of Louis Vuitton

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If you haven’t been glued to your computer screens like some of us, or just can’t keep up with the musical chair play of the fashion industry, find a seat and be prepared for the blow by blow of late. Continue reading “Nicolas Ghesquière Officially The New Artistic Director Of Louis Vuitton”

Alyssa Manners Fall Winter Reading List

Peacock Finds: Fall And Winter 2013 Book Reads- Biographies

Alyssa Manners Fall Winter Reading List

I’m sure by now you’ve read or at least glimpsed at my About Me section, so you have an idea of who I am and my background. I have a joint degree in English and Journalism, so clearly my love for writing knows no limits. But I am also very passionate about reading. Sometimes (often times), television shows are simply not enough. Not enough substance, not enough depth, not enriching whatsoever. And where reruns of Sex And The City or Mad Men fail me (it’s rare), a book will forever find success.  Continue reading “Peacock Finds: Fall And Winter 2013 Book Reads- Biographies”

Alexander Wang’s Balenciaga Ad Campaign

  Before being a model was worthy of celebrity status, they were living mannequins used to display the art  of fashion. Alexander Wang channels this form with the ultra cinematic route for his debut collection as Balenciaga’s creative director. Kristen McMenamy models pieces from Wang’s debut collection which appeared at Paris Fashion Week this past February. The campaign shot by Steven Klein focuses on the … Continue reading Alexander Wang’s Balenciaga Ad Campaign

Nicolas Ghesquière Breaks Silence About Departure From Balenciaga

If you’ve noticed, I avoid negative commentary and press on Peacock Under Pressure because there’s enough negative energy in the world without me adding to it. But with his departure, then complete silence of his resignation from Balenciaga, Nicolas Ghesquière  has finally come forth to explain. This is a perfect example of choosing what is best for you over the glamorous spectacle of what it is you … Continue reading Nicolas Ghesquière Breaks Silence About Departure From Balenciaga

Balenciaga Biography, “The Master of Us All: Balenciaga, His Workrooms, His World” Set For Release

“He really liked to work on rather fat bodies.” Such a bold statement to be made about the acclaimed fashion designer and couturier. Said statement will be emblazoned in my mind forever. Mary Blume exposes the private and public life of Cristóbal Balenciaga in her biography,  “The Master of Us All: Balenciaga, His Workrooms, His World” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Included in her accounts is his relationship with business … Continue reading Balenciaga Biography, “The Master of Us All: Balenciaga, His Workrooms, His World” Set For Release