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Exploring the land of the green fairy in Switzerland

It became wildly popular in the 1800s and developed a cult-like following with the art nouveau set such as Vincent van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec, Charles Baudelaire, Paul-Marie Verlaine, Arthur Rimbaud and Guy de Maupassant.

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Valuable works of art and 'high-value' items stolen from famous auction house …

Jewellery, antiques and valuable works of art, including rare pieces by the famed house of Fabergé, were reportedly taken from Christie's, in King Street, central London. The burglary, which … Cricket: Former Derbyshire player and head coach Karl …

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Kendrick Lamar : Alright, le nouveau clip complètement dingue !

À chacune de ses nouvelles sorties, Kendrick Lamar place la barre plus haut et repousse les limites de son art. C'est évidemment le cas avec le nouveau clip Alright qu'il vient de dévoiler sur son chaîne Vevo. Alors qu'il a livré une performance …

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Classic European Spas Enter the New Age

The town has a grand Beaux Art and Art Nouveau promenade of buildings along the riverfront. The curative mineral waters range from 104 to 162 degrees, and spout from as many as 60 hot springs. The Dvorák Spa Hotel features carbon dioxide baths direct …

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100 yrs of Russian beauty in 1 min: New video shows century of women's looks

A lively new video, which is part of the viral '100 years of beauty' series, explores how women's beauty trends have evolved over the past century in Russia, taking a visual journey from Art Nouveau's elegance to bold lines and famous fur Kubankas. The …

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Astley Castle by Witherford Watson Mann wins the 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize

The wait is over: a new holiday home by London-based Witherford Watson Mann Architects, created from the ruins of the 12th-century Astley Castle in Warwickshire, has been awarded the RIBA's most prestigious distinction for architecture, the Stirling Prize.

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Fabergé Jewelry Box » Me Myself & Montreal

Fabergé Jewelry Box: ces petites merveilles! Le bijoutier Pierre-Karl Fabergé a créé de véritables merveilles joaillières: les plus célèbres sont les fameux œufs Fabergé. Les tsars et la royauté russe se les offraient lors …

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VIDEO – "Love" : le film cochon de Gaspar Noé effraie-t-il Fleur Pellerin ?

POLEMIQUE – Verra-t-on le nouveau film de Gaspar Noé dans toutes les salles de France ? Interdit à l'origine aux moins de 16 ans, "Love" va repasser … Avec Gaspar Noé, le cinéma n'est pas un art naïf. Love, le dernier bébé du réalisateur franco …

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Russians Try To Build A Normal Media Startup Across The Border

There, a couple dozen young Russians in sweatshirts cram into a sprawling, seven-room residential apartment with slate blue walls, art nouveau molding, Mac laptops and cheap tables and chairs. The site they produce, Meduza, is a mix of hard news, …

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Just Back: Santiago, Chile

Should have gone: If you're looking to try Chilean seafood, head to the Central Market next to the Mapocho train station. Housed in an art nouveau building, the market is a bustling commerce center and home to several fresh seafood restaurants. Top it …

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Facades and ornament give buildings character

One of my favourite periods is Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts, in vogue at the turn of the 20th century – the era of those classical ladies, and of graceful elegance. Following World War I and the loss of almost an entire generation, Europe wanted a …

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Couture 2015: Bell & Ross Courts Cigar Aficionados with Vintage WW1 Edición …

One of the most anticipated events at each year's JCK and Couture watch and jewelry shows in Las Vegas is Bell & Ross's Friday evening cocktail party at its villa in the Wynn. And one of my annual traditions is enjoying a fine cigar — rolled on the …

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Pourquoi les films d'animation sont toujours considérés comme des films pour …

Les films d'animation Disney connaissent un second âge d'or et rencontrent de nouveau le succès critique et populaire, et puis à partir de 1995 l'apparition des films en images de synthèse, qui dynamitent les codes esthétiques et narratifs et …

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Sites détruits par l'EI : des «crimes de guerre» selon l'Unesco

«Les attaques intentionnelles contre des bâtiments consacrés à la religion, à l'enseignement, à l'art, à la science ou à l'action caritative et contre des monuments historiques peuvent constituer des crimes de guerre», insiste l'agence culturelle de l …

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Antonio Daleonon's mood art

CHANGE or metamorphosis (which comes from the Greek words “meta,” change, and “morphe,” form) is particularly ripe for the aesthetics of Art Nouveau, whose clean lines, clear shapes, and strong colors strongly depict change in nature playing out as if …

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Inside Miamis Wild Museum of Sex

Classical paintings line the main hallways but each room and alcove is built around a different theme or place: Asia, Africa, Central America, the Mediterranean, art nouveau, surreal art, and—because this is Miami Beach, after all—art deco. If you're …

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Roksanda Ilincic Resort 2016

WWD.com is the authority for news and trends in the worlds of fashion, beauty and retail. Featuring daily headlines and breaking news from all Women's Wear Daily publications, WWD.com provides the most comprehensive coverage anywhere of fashion, …

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The Faberge Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. | Serenity

Carl Fabergé (1846 – 1920), was a Russian jeweller, best known for the famous Fabergé eggs, a limited number of jeweled eggs created between 1885 and 1917, made in the style of genuine Easter eggs. The Fabergé …

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Bacolod holds three-day fashion fest featuring regional and Manila-based …

NEWLY formed Bacolod-based events company Nouveau staged one of the biggest fashion festivals in Western Visayas over the weekend. Dubbed as “Fashion Nouveaulution,” the three-day series of fashion shows at the Art District's Orange Gallery …

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Karl Lagerfeld Unveils Latest Chanel Film

Lagerfeld said Williams and Delevingne are to reunite in the advertising campaign that he will shoot for the Paris-Salzburg collection, slated to arrive in stores in May 2015. Williams, who famously wears precious-stone necklaces based on Chanel's …

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Orley Resort 2016

The touch of nerdy twee in a graphic blue and white twinset with a tipped, collared cardigan evolved toward chicly comfortable sportiness in a lean tank dress. With women's design comes the opportunity to experiment beyond the boundaries of men's wear, …

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Druze artist finds refuge in fantasy from crazy Israeli life

It says a lot to me about Israeli society, which has its bourgeois, nouveau riche, high-tech side, while at the same time still kisses mezuzahs. I completely agree with Yair Garbuz, who is a prophet as far as I'm concerned, and spoke pure truth [Garbuz …

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Disney's 'Frozen' Cruise to Norway: Should You Hop on Board or 'Let it Go'?

The excursions included tourist attractions such as Pulpit Rock (Stavanger), Art Nouveau city tours of Ålesund, and the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Geirangerfjord (Geiranger) and Bryggen (Bergen). But there also were Disney-specific excursions that …

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New York frenzy pushing apartment buildings taller and narrower

As Charles V Bagli reported in the Times in February, under New York City's Property Tax Exemption Program, known as 421a, the $US100 million apartment at One57 qualified for a 95 per cent tax cut worth about $US360,000 this year. (Such abatements …

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US stocks move higher in the afternoon, a day after a slump

A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND: Jewelry maker Tiffany & Co. rose $9.95, or 12 percent, to $95.48 after its quarterly results topped analysts' expectations, despite a stronger dollar. GREECE WATCH: Greece might miss a debt payment on June 5 if it fails to receive …

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Adam Lippes Resort 2016

Comfort is Lippes' guiding creative conceit and for evening he paired flats or boots with relaxed pieces — a little Castro-green cashmere and cotton tank with matching pleated leather pants or a draped silk skirt. To ward off any chill, he added a …

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Checklist: Riga, Latvia

As the bohemian Belle Époque reigned in Paris' Montmartre, Art Nouveau seized Riga's cultural elite. Hundreds of buildings were erected in this style that rebelled against academic art and reconnected with the natural world, eventually leading UNESCO …

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JCK 2015: Bovet's New Virtuoso VII Takes the Stage in Vegas

Bovet Fleurier introduced the first two pieces in its Complications collection in 2014. The third makes its debut at this week's JCK Watch and Jewelry show at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The new watch has a mouthful of a moniker — Bovet Amadeo …

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Le canard gonflable géant s'est encore une fois dégonflé à Philadelphie

INSOLITE – La "malédiction" du canard géant continue. La célèbre oeuvre mobile vient -encore une fois- de rendre l'âme, cette fois-ci à Philadelphie, en Pennsylvanie (États-Unis). Alors qu'elle était exposée sur l'eau durant le festival des Grands …

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Le top 5 des expos de la semaine

Méconnaissable : le Palais de Tokyo fait peau neuve pour son nouveau cycle d'expos estivales. Au programme, ce sont sept nouvelles propositions de sept artistes qui chamboulent les lieux, et tirent parti de son gigantisme pour venir, chacun, proposer …

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Jenkins: The Rideau Canal's changing functions

On this perfect, early summer day it deserves a dedicated artist, a nouveau impressionist to immortalize it over and above its annual millions of phone-snaps, but 120 years ago these same banks north and south of the Corktown bridge were either wild or …

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A Dutch-Belgian Design Showdown

By the late 1800s, Belgian architects like Victor Horta and Henry van der Velde were in the vanguard of the ornate Art Nouveau style. But Belgium suffered severely in World War I, as many major battlefields were there. After the war, the modern …

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Chanel Hosts Dinner for Tribeca Film Festival

It wasn't even for Karl. It was for the brand's annual TFF Artists Dinner, thrown to support the Tribeca Film Festival and celebrate the artists of this year and years past. At least, that's what the press release said. But the crowd who gathered at …

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2016 GOP Power Index: Trump joins the pageant

A young Russian determined to make his mark took over his father's jewelry store, and in less than twenty years was working for the tsar himself. In 1917, Tsar Alexander III commissioned craftsman Peter Carl Fabergé to design a bejeweled Easter egg for …

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Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Elegant Green Necklaces II

Elegant Green Necklaces II …. Jetter (1) koch (2) Konstantin Linke (1) kutchinsky (3) L. Duchêne & Fils (1) Lacloche Frères (5) lalique (21) lanvin (1) Leon Gariod (1) Linzeler Frères (1) Longines (3) Lorenz Bäumer (1) Louis Aucoc (1) Louis Vuitton (2) Luciano Marotta Gigli (1) lucie campbell (1) Lucien Gautrait (3) Lucien Picard […]

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