Hummus with Red Beetroot, the choice of Craig Lawrence

Craig Lawrence is a young designer, graduated from Central Saint Martin, who had achieved the success at a young age. Have you ever heard about Fashion in Motion? It is a live event hosted by Victoria& Albert’s Museum in London, featuring the greatest fashion designers of our time. At the same time it aims to promote…

Sophia Kokosalaki brings some Tzatziki

Sophia Kokosalaki is a Greek designer who has paved her way to the success. She founded her own label in 1996, and since then, she had appeared in Elle, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and W magazine. In 2004, her hometown, Athens, hosted the Summer Olympic Games and she was put in charge to design the outfits…

Black Cuttlefish for Gareth Pugh

The London based designer Gareth Pugh decided to merge his old style with his new design for the Fall/Winter 2013 Ready-To-Wear Collection. His famous geometric and rigid silhouette had a touch of romanticism and femininity, portrayed by late-victorian silhouettes. In fact the designer had been inspired by a tribe of women called the Asgarda. “They’re amazing and…

Curry Acne Studios

Jonny Johansson, founder of the Swedish brand Acne Studios, collaborated with the artist Raquel Dias for his Spring/Summer 2015 Collection. The duo created peculiar prints, representing flower, vegetables, nude body parties and tube of lipsticks. Lately, more and more designers have been interested in the youth culture. Jonny Johansson, with this season, had given a closer…

Donut worry, Be Gucci

Gucci has nothing to worry since its new creative director, Alessandro Michele, took the lead of the successful label. The Italian designer painted the DNA of the brand like a painting. Mr. Michele is very much inspired by art, beauty, love and fun; aspects that transpire from his creations. For Gucci Spring/Summer Ready-to-Wear Collection, Alessandro…

Brownciaga, Balenciaga Brownie

Brown Balenciaga Brownie. The new designer Demna Gvasalia, debuted with Balenciaga in the Pre-fall 2016 Collection. The feelings about this collection are a mixture of references. Are we watching the brand Balenciaga, ora an extension of Vetements? To suggest this is the use of the signature tigh-high boots and floral prints.  How is Vetements changing Balenciaga? Mr….

Giambattista Valli goes Artichoke

The Italian designer Giambattista Valli decided to dedicate his A/W 2012 Haute-couture Collection to Mother Nature.  Overlay, rouches and feathers are the main elements that recall petals, grass and flowers! All this green shades and volumes reminded me of my favorite vegetable: ARTICHOKES! I can eat them in every way: raw, fried, boiled, sautéed… But, the first…

Valentino, red as a pepper

As his master Jacques Fath, Valentino Garavani‘s signature element is the color red.  The duo Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri never forgets to insert it in the collection. For the haute-couture F/W collection 2016, that celebrated the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, the silhouettes recalled the Elizabeth atmosphere, with puffed sleeves, white ruffs…

Growing up between recipes and dresses

Hello readers, welcome to FOODS MEATS FASHION. Growing up with a mom and a grandma that are chefs, when I was little I have always found myself playing with pans, wooden spoon or metal lids, as they were my friends. I have spent many afternoons in the kitchen, watching my mom cooking and waiting for her to let…