As Paris Fashion Week closes for another season, The sybarite takes a look back at some our favourite trends from the romantic capital…
Outerwear took on a much-needed weather-proof route with vinyl making it’s way through the catwalks of Lanvin, Saint Laurent and Chloé at Paris
Fashion Week. Prepare for a wet autumn/winter ’17 with these stylish yet functional additions to your wardrobe.
It began to make itself felt in Milan, but flashes of metallic tailoring are proliferating in Paris - most notably at Dries Van Noten. The designer's 100th show was a riot of colour with numerous archive prints overlaid with new graphics, each prompting a Proust Madeleine moment that meant one almost missed the metallic oil-slick oversized jackets.
Elsewhere at Lemaire, languid silver trousers squeezed their way into a collection largely filled with washed out blues and pinks, slipping in at the end to electrify a standard issue blue buttoned dress. And at Koché? Metallic blue short suits brought a new grown-up feel to Christelle Kocher's signature street-beat aesthetic. Time to switch up your all-black tailoring template, and sub in metallics with your neutrals.
VBrief history lesson: the 'polka', a Czech form of dance, derives from the Polish for "woman"; in Czech it translates to "little girl". The cartoonish print is unabashedly feminine - Christian Dior used it in his New Look collection, in what Vogue reported was a "direct, unblushing plan to make women extravagantly, romantically, eyelash-battingly female". For
Autumn, Winter ’17, Balenciaga used coin-sized dots adorned a couture gown created to mark the centennial of the French house. At Loewe, Jonathan Anderson employed them to uncharacteristically naïve effect, printed on tightly-pleated and ruffled silks. At Jacquemus, they were fat and globular, comprising the uniform for a Parisian girl who fell in love with a gypsy in the south of France.
Is the man in your life particularly hard to buy for? Struggling to find a meaningful Valentines Day gift when Christmas feels like only yesterday? Not to worry, The Sybarite have found a selection of luxurious and unique Valentines Day gifts that will be perfect for any man.
Cop27 has finally started tackling the messy business of decreasing the fashion industry’s global impact, and, addressing the environmental crisis the fashion industry has helped to facilitate over the last couple of decades.
"Remember, remember, the 5th of November: Gunpowder, treason and plot!"
It's hard to forget this catchy rhyme considering the chaos the current UK parliament is in! Whilst we don't wish for Guy Fawkes' return, we have compiled a list of the best spots in London to visit this Saturday to watch the fireworks, light some bonfires and eat some yummy food!
Not just yachts darling - we're talking superyachts.
As the ever-opulent 2022 Monaco Yacht Week begins, join us as we explore the Galaxy Superyacht. The interior expertly crafted by Njord (by Bergman) x Northern Lights.
On view from May 6 – June 16, 2021, Hamid Nii Nortey’s new series of glamorous urban scenes bear witness to Africa’s transforming urban landscape and to its burgeoning middle classes, thereby reclaiming ownership over prevailing narratives of poverty and war.