Author Archives: Davids Lu

Kim Kardashian West Is Bringing Back This Early-Aughts Party Dress

Kim Kardashian West Is Bringing Back This Early-Aughts Party Dress

Kim Kardashian West Is Bringing Back This Early-Aughts Party Dress Kim Kardashian West loves herself a throwback trend. Lately, she has been pulling flip-flop heels from the ’90s: she’s worn the controversial thong sandal on multiple occasions. Before that, vintage Jean Paul Gaultier was her obsession; she still favors the slinky mesh pieces from that same decade. Now, she’s […]

Why Beige is, Surprisingly, 2019’s Least Boring Trend

Why Beige is, Surprisingly, 2019’s Least Boring Trend

Why Beige is, Surprisingly, 2019’s Least Boring Trend “What’s with all this otherworldly iridescence?” a friend texted me after the Fall 2018 runway shows had wrapped. She’d noticed an abundance of spacey, oil-slick-effect garments at the Sies Marjan, Maison Margiela and Balmain shows and was hoping her fashion bellwether (me) could explain their existence. Right […]

Dior designer wins fans by putting feminism above femininity

Dior designer wins fans by putting feminism above femininity

Maria Grazia Chiuri collects Légion d’honneur hours after her latest haute couture show  This dolls’ house dress – a collaboration between Maria Grazia Chiuri and artist Penny Slinger – closed the show. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA For Maria Grazia Chiuri, creative director of Christian Dior, fashion is about the world stage rather than the catwalk. A […]

Kenzo Names Felipe Oliveira Baptista Its New Creative Director

Kenzo Names Felipe Oliveira Baptista Its New Creative Director

Kenzo Names Felipe Oliveira Baptista Its New Creative Director Just six days after Carol Lim and Humberto Leon presented their final collection as co-creative directors of Kenzo, the brand’s owner, LVMH, has named their successor. Felipe Oliveira Baptista will be Kenzo’s new creative director, taking over on July 1. Oliveira Baptista comes to Kenzo from Lacoste, […]

Could Climate Change Anxiety Be the Reason for Summer’s Surf-inspired Trend?

Could Climate Change Anxiety Be the Reason for Summer’s Surf-inspired Trend?

Could Climate Change Anxiety Be the Reason for Summer’s Surf-inspired Trend? Imagine gently swaying palm trees, a gaggle of young women wearing brightly coloured bikinis lying on towels in the sand and a handful of tanned, muscled surfers riding the crest of a wave at sunrise. This was the beach-party paradise portrayed in ’60s films […]

L’Oréal Paris is Releasing a Makeup Collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld

L’Oréal Paris is Releasing a Makeup Collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld

L’Oréal Paris is Releasing a Makeup Collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld Karl Lagerfeld continues to serve up his signature Parisian-inspired style, even from beyond the grave. A cosmetics collaboration with L’Oréal Paris, initiated by the renowned designer before he passed away in February of this year, will come to fruition on September 27, on the eve of […]

Inside Carol Lim and Humberto Leon’s Last Show for Kenzo With Selah Marley

Inside Carol Lim and Humberto Leon’s Last Show for Kenzo With Selah Marley

Inside Carol Lim and Humberto Leon’s Last Show for Kenzo With Selah Marley Last night, in the sea of thousands who gathered in the Bercy Arena in Paris to witness Carol Lim and Humberto Leon’s final show for Kenzo, Selah Marley was fan girl-ing. The model was front row to support her two friends as they took their […]

Jeff Goldblum and His Wife Emilie Livingston Take Date Night to the Next Level

Jeff Goldblum and His Wife Emilie Livingston Take Date Night to the Next Level

Jeff Goldblum and His Wife Emilie Livingston Take Date Night to the Next Level When it comes to date night fashion, celebrity pairs have been known to coordinate: George and Amal Clooney have done dressy ensembles, while Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have opted for more casual, summer getups. But rarely do we see an exact twinning moment to […]

How to Style a Slip Skirt Every Day of the Week

How to Style a Slip Skirt Every Day of the Week

How to Style a Slip Skirt Every Day of the Week When planning a week’s worth of outfits wouldn’t it be amazing if you could recycle one piece almost every day? This season we’re dubbing the slip skirt as the ultimate capsule wardrobe item. Sleek and sophisticated by default, the slip skirt can be paired […]

This French Rap Group Stole the Show at Off-White

This French Rap Group Stole the Show at Off-White

I’m enamored with the French rap group PNL, the French-Algerian brothers, Ademo and N.O.S., née Tarik and Nabil Andrieu, respectively, and their drawn-out lyrics, soaked with autotune but rhythmically punctuated like a BB gun. This past week, they made an appearance at the Off-White Spring 2020 menswear show, dressed in their quartier-style tracksuits in red and […]