MFW S/S14 – Series of interviews

A series of interviews by Stéphane Le Duc with Pedram Karimi, Xavier Laruelle, Unttld, Christian Chenail, Rush by Claudette Floyd, Helmer, Dinh Bà, Bodybag by Jude, Martin Lim, Travis Taddeo and Ève Gravel.

The right to dream

Alexandre Vauthier is part of a tremendous changeover taking French craftsmen into the 21st century. We reached the friendly designer by telephone, who at the time of the interview was taking a break in the...
Montreal en Lumiere

Long Live Winter!

Montreal's High Lights Festival is surely one of the best remedies to beat the hump of the winter blues. Art, music, circus, songs, theatre, dance, and of course, gastronomy are all at the heart of this frosty celebration.

Designing the Body: Mr. Pearl

Mr. Pearl’s corsets have legendary shape in the world of fashion. As a corsetier (corsetmaker), Mr. Pearl practices an art and skill that was long thought to have died. The beauty of corsets have captivated him so much that he’s been wearing one since the age of 30, giving him a slender waistline of just 45.7 cm. His work is admired by the biggest names in fashion: Galliano, McQueen, Westwood, Lacroix, Mugler and Gaultier. The following is a rare interview with the man of the shadow.
Shan

Shan: Above the Wave

Chantal Lévesque is a woman who always looks towards the future. Smart and creative, for over 25 years she has dared to push boundaries and markets. After conquering the States, France, Spain and further east, such as Russia and Ukraine, Lévesque now has her eyes set on Asia.