- ΒREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S (1961)
The transfer of Truman Capote‘s novel to the big screen. When the writer Paul Varjak meets the socialite and neighbor Holly Golightly, his life changed. With Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard in lead roles, this is a romantic comedy that will carry you away. The iconic costumes of Hepburn were designed by Hubert Givenchy.
- FUNNY FACE (1957)
Several years before the “The Devil Wears Prada” comes out, there was the musical, Funny Face. Starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire, where the first incarnates a librarian with philosophical and existential concerns when at some point “recruited” by famous fashion magazine as the new face, travels to Paris and her life changes completely. Fred Astaire embodies a titan of fashion photography, which is none other than Richard Avedon.
- BLOW UP (1966)
A young fashion photographer, David Hemmings is a witness to a brutal murder. His life is further complicated when invades in his life an ethereal presence, the young Vanessa Redgrave. Based on the photographer David Bailey life, is a masterpiece by Michelangelo Antonioni unfolding in the 1960s in London.
- REAR WINDOW (1954)
Fashions fade, style is eternal.
The film Yves Saint Laurent has already became a huge success in France making profit over 10 million euros. The movie about the legendary French designer directed by Jalil Lespert. It follows the life and career of the great fashion designer from the early steps in Dior, his acquaintance with his comrade Pierre Berger with whom he built his empire YSL, the first serious crisis with his manic depression when enlisted to serve the army in 1960, the great recognition, the revolution brought in women’s fashion.
The French produced movie “Yves Saint Laurent” is scheduled to be released on June 25 in the United States. The film promises to give audiences an in-depth look at the late designer’s life, career and relationships.
From Jeanne to Alber, 125 Years of Lanvin’s History
125 years ago, Jeanne Lanvin founded one of the oldest French house, starting from children creations inspired by her daughter, Marguerite. Today, Lanvin celebrates his anniversary through social media, indicating its history and fueling to his lovers with rare archival material, such as photos from the studio of Jeanne Lanvin, plans, and her portraits.
Alber Elbaz chose the Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and of course ther site of Lanvin, to reveal the journey of the house from 1889 until today, and even the classic logo modified for the occasion. The house’s original logo representing Jeanne and Marguerite Lanvin has been updated with the number 125.
- The Facebook page, facebook.com/lanvinofficial, kicked off the festivities on Jan. 1 — Jeanne Lanvin’s birthday — and will post updates every Thursday showing the important dates in the house’s history.
- Lanvin’s 225,000 fans on Instagram (@lanvinofficial) can also check in every Thursday for images of objects found in Jeanne Lanvin’s office at the house’s historic headquarters at 22 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris.
- Pinterest will showcase boards of images or videos illustrating the DNA, codes and themes of the Lanvin brand universe on pinterest.com/lanvinofficial.
The house of Lanvin is the first fashion house in France, which means that it has a special importance. This of course would not say anything by itself, if the story had not shown that it is a name in the fashion industry that will continue to be at the forefront for many years to come, due not only to history but also to talented people have passed from its ranks.