I have always been something of a picky eater, especially when it comes to meat and poultry. Like everything else, my rule is ‘less but better’, so no intensively reared factory-farmed muck for me; in its place, I eat just a little of the good stuff. The same goes for fish – I won’t touch anything farmed. Following a series of back-to-back visits to Paris’ Maisie Café (where I discovered an alternative to the usual Fashion Week fare of bread, butter, pastries, cheese and chips), coupled with a few lunches at Yeotown on London’s Chiltern Street, a daily intake of ‘plant-based’ Instagram posts by journalist Calgary Avansino and, most importantly, watching the new pro-vegan documentary What the Health on Netflix, I beefed up the plant-based part of my diet and eliminated a hefty number of animal products. Gift aid: my current favourite hotel gift shop is Les Ateliers Courbet at…
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Copenhagen-based design studio Wang & Söderström were inspired by the science of archaeology and the readings of human activity for their series of sculptural vases 'Excavation.’ Bought to life by New York-based Unique Board, they use 3D printing to join together the plaster and monochrome resin. The result is a range of abstract and vibrant vessels that are imbued with a playful confetti-style design.
Pour ce premier numéro, nous retrouvons Marjorie Paillon à Station F.
Scene setting: the American Stock Exchange Building – a 25,000 square foot space located in the heart of Wall Street- was Bottega Veneta’s venue of choice for its first runway presentation on New York soil. A first for the Renaissance Revival-style and Art Deco-accented building as well (this is the first fashion show staged in its halls ), the setting was a clear reflection of creative director Tomas Maier’s appreciation of architecture – also one of the defining aspects of the brand. Team work: to properly articulate this, Maier roped in the talents of the Tony Award-winning set designer Scott Pask to design a home interior within the building as a backdrop for the show. Touching on the opening of the label’s Maison flagship on Madison Avenue, which features a new concept known as The Apartment that exhibits Bottega Veneta’s home and furniture creations in an elegant living environment…
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