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Lubov Azria Discusses the Hervé Léger Fall 2015 Collection

Lastly, the collection reflects the Glory façade, which is all about the Art Nouveau, so you will see these three facades transition throughout the collection. What were your favorite materials and hues used in your fall/winter 2015 collection? I liked …

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Sotheby's Relaunching 20th Century Design Sales in London

The first auction will to take place on November 4, 2015 with subsequent sales to include “design masterworks from the Arts and Crafts movement through Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism with a particular emphasis on international Post-War and …

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In pictures: Haunting images of Glasgow slums reveal ghosts of poverty in new …

NICK Hedges' collection of black and white photos taken in tenement areas like the Gorbals and Maryhill highlight the decrepit living conditions in 1970. Share; Share; Tweet; +1. Nick Hedges. Mr and Mrs M sit with their children in a room running with …

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Saks Fifth Avenue staff 'ran identity theft ring that netted $400k worth of goods'

Staff at Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship store in Manhattan ran an identity theft scam using stolen shoppers' information that netted more than $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories, authorities said. The sophisticated scheme funneled …

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Former FBI director Louis Freeh 'likely fell asleep at wheel in Vermont car crash'

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh likely fell asleep at the wheel and drifted across the road before the car crash last week that severely injured him in Vermont, state police have said. Freeh was interviewed and does not remember why he crashed in …

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Accused terrorist Agim Kruezi stocked up on weapons and was plotting home …

The case against Kruezi was mentioned in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Friday, along with charges against two other terror suspects, Omar Succarieh, 31, and Louis Maestracci, 32, who were also arrested earlier this year. All three matters were …

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Cifonelli Men's RTW Fall 2015

… before climaxing with a finale of fuchsia, cobalt, moss and lilac velvet tuxedo jackets. The outerwear was strong, including a leather sarfari jacket with a tab collar, and a shawl-collard wrap coat, and showed the young label moving out of its …

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Food and fundraising: What's cooking at Willard Chapel's 17th annual Amateur …

5 at Sacred Heart Church in Owasco. The committee supports Willard Chapel, a national historic landmark and a local example of the art and design of Louis Comfort Tiffany. The chapel is located at 17 Nelson St. and monies raised from Amateur Chefs …

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Keep 'em busy during winter break

4) are: René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass and Designing for a New Century: Works on Paper by Lalique and his Contemporaries. Where: The Corning Museum of Glass, One Museum Way, Corning. Cost: Included in regular admission ($16 for adults; free for …

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Newcastle visitor attractions open their doors to diners

“An event could begin with a drinks reception in the shadow of the historic SS Turbinia, for example and continue with dinner in Discovery's magnificent, vaulted, art nouveau, Great Hall. “Alternatively, guests could drink and dine alongside a life …

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Award Winning Jeweler Anthony Camargo Returns with an All-New Brand and …

Sometimes to shine at its most brilliant, a jewel just needs to be reset. Such may be the case with Anthony Camargo, once a partner in the renowned fine jewelry line Anthony Nak — who won both the FGI Rising Star Award and the CFDA Emerging Talent …

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Judy Murray's sons urge her to keep dancing on Strictly after volley of abuse …

She has been served with a volley of criticism since taking to the floor on Strictly Come Dancing. But although she may not have the judges onside, Judy Murray can rely on two supporters in the form of her famous sons. Tennis aces Andy and Jamie Murray …

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So much for the end of the property boom! Prices continue to soar around the …

The median price of a free-standing house in Sydney will now set you back more than $1 million as property prices continue to soar across the country. Housing prices in Sydney rose 2.7 percent in the three months leading to September, while Melbourne, …

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Fabergé eggs: the great jewlery at the Tsar court – Artrust

Between 1885 and 1917, Karl Fabergé realized more than fifty masterpieces of jewelry best known as Fabergé Eggs: unique jewels created for the Russian Romanov dynasty as symbol of the last turbulent years of the Empire …

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Marine museum's hidden treasures

IT DEPICTS JUST A SCENE, IT GOES BY REALISM AND AT THIS POINT WAS WHEN IT STARTED SWITCHING TO ART NOUVEAU. ” THE MUSEUM ALSO HAS HENDERSON'S BRUSHES, EASELS AND DIARIES. “ALL OF THEM ARE RELATING TO A …

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Moynat Jewelry Trunk Designed For Chaumet Diamond Necklace

Located at 12, Place Vendôme, the high-end jeweler has specially placed the order for the trunk to hold and display an exclusive high jewelry diamond necklace. Inspired by a creation from the Chaumet archives of 1919, this piece of high jewelry has …

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Rebecca Judd in Dubai before heading off to Canada for a white Christmas

On Instagram on Monday, she wrote her recent blog post uploaded on December 1 was her last for the year and she would be taking a break until mid-January. 'Today's #wellafreelights post is the last Rebecca Judd Loves post of the year. I will be on a …

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Wahlberg and Bay reunite for pre-Super Bowl charity event

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — "Transformers" star Mark Wahlberg and director Michael Bay reunited Saturday night for a charity event that organizers said raised more than $1 million. The pair served as celebrity hosts for the Big Game Big Give event …

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Art of Jewelry: La Belle Epoque Jewelry

This was a very fertile period for experimentation in color, texture and less orthodox methods for mounting.” When it comes to nostalgia, there's something for everyone, it seems. Collectible names to look out for include René Lalique, Alphonse Mucha …

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Vintage Posters Illustrated the Strength of the Poster Market at Swann Galleries

Art Nouveau beauties of note included the iconic Cycles Gladiator by an unknown artist, circa 1895, $17,500; a pair of volumes of the publication The Maîtres de l'Affiche [Masters of the Poster], 1896 and 1897, $10,000; Private Livemont's luminous …

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Art Basel Switzerland Announce Their 2015 Gallery Lineup

Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois (Paris) will show a series of important art historical pieces from Nouveau Réalisme and the French Avant Gardes of the 1960s, including works by François Dufrêne, Daniel Spoerri, Jacques Villeglé, Jean …

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Children's War Museum makes venue appeal to bring Syrian refugee children …

THE Children's War Museum has found a Glasgow home for a location and a funding partner that will let them bring the haunting collection to Glasgow. Share; Share; Tweet; +1. Some of the children who contributed to the exhibition. UPDATE: After a …

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Anthony Caro: the path to Perspex

From this point onwards, Caro, who still visited the studio every morning, could often be seen wearing around his neck a loop of small Perspex colour samples, each 2½in square, like an avant-garde piece of jewellery. Fabricating a bespoke sheet of …

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Erica Packer back into Sydney after enjoying a European summer

The former wife of billionaire James Packer, looked downcast as she walked through the arrivals area of Sydney airport on Thursday morning, swamped in an over-sized knee-length black coat with jeans and flats. Travelling with her kids, Erica exited the …

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Health: Beat the bloat; help for stammerers, plus three of the best time …

Sara found 'lots of encouragement. It was a great comfort to meet people who understood what I was going through.' She still has days when she revisits 'bad habits', but her four-page list of Starfish friends who she can phone 24/7 helps her take one …

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Discount supermarkets set to win the battle for this year's Christmas dinner

Tesco responded by knocking two-thirds off the official list price of award-winning Louis Delaunay champagne – from £25.99 to only £8, making it the cheapest on offer in Britain until the deal expired on December 2. … Their hope is surely that …

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Jones wins world grand prix title

With a 7-0 cushion at the start of the third, it looked comfortable for Jones, but Gomez did not let up and twice came close to scoring with reverse headshots. The Spaniard did pull back to 7-3, but Jones covered well and finally claimed the title she …

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Sale of the Century in Honiton

Other items of note include Art Nouveau-influenced pieces produced by Forster and Hunt who owned the pottery in the early 1900s, quirky 'motto-ware' that was firmly aimed at the burgeoning tourist trade, a number of spectacular 14-inch diameter Art …

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Mackintosh Architecture, Riba, London — review

In his drawing for St Matthew's Church (now Queen's Cross Church) the sky seems to be hanging low, its strands echoing Mackintosh's Art Nouveau decoration. A similar sky appears behind his drawings for the Martyrs' Public School (1895). By the time he …

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Olivia Palermo Gets [Another] New Beauty Gig

Olivia Palermo, reality TV starlet turned honest-to-goodness social starlet (and all-around beautiful person) has scored yet another beauty gig according to today's news from WWD. Previously she has collaborated with Aquazurra and Aspinal for …

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Hamish Blake and Andy Lee set to earn $4m EACH a year on 2DayFM

Their alleged salary is said to be bigger than Kyle Sandilands and radio partner Jackie 'O' Henderson's, who defected from 2DayFM after bosses refused Kyle's pay increase demands from $2million to $4million. Hamish and Andy took to Instagram late last …

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Customs seizes $450000 worth of fake designer goods at JFK airport during …

The investigation, titled Operation Bad Gifts, uncovered 203 counterfeit items including sneakers, handbags, watches and sunglasses — all with fake Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Michael Kors, Chanel, Hermes, Christian Louboutin and Coach trademarks.

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As families grieve, China manages public emotions

"The doctors were extremely mean to us, and they did not provide any comforting word at all," Tan said. He said he was upset he could not see his daughter's body at the hospital but at a funeral home. Other family members also complained that they were …

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Rebecca Judd and her jetsetting family enjoy the UK festive season

After enjoying some time in the sun in Dubai, Rebecca Judd and her brood have headed to London. The Channel Nine presenter, her AFL star husband and their children are enjoying the cold weather in the Northern Hemsiphere, rugging up in coats and …

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Prince Charles forced to take shelter after the heavens open during tour of …

The Prince of Wales got a little closer to nature than he bargained for when the heavens opened as he toured a park in the centre of a London housing estate this morning. Despite the downpour, the royal, who took shelter under a large black umbrella …

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