A week went by since the D&G fashion show and this is the result... What happened to my D&G fashion show invite? Once I took it home with me and planted it (yes the invite) something very strange happened.
No.533 in a limited series-It is cooler outside, darker and we have to accept that summer is over. Let’s welcome fall.
Spotted at a front row fashion show in Milan, the 2 famous editors were sharing their yoga tips.
Watch the 4th episode of a series of 5 where Naomi tells to her favourite fashion photographers what she remembers from working with them during 25 years.
Just Another Tweet from the designer? NO. Today it’s watchable and somehow drinkable.
Takashi Murakami has taken over the royal grandiose French palace with his controversial art. Pop culture meets 17th-century classic aesthetic.
I have almost recovered from last Sunday, day of the SS11 Womenswear Dolce&Gabbana show but believe me it was quite a challenge to go through the day.
Did we hire a new member of staff for one day only? Yes, we needed a hand and found a sparkling backstage organizer.
Check out an online installation that calls to action, it is a Vivienne Westwood Anglomania- Lee Jeans partnership that fosters communication, individual expression and communion. Educate yourself to become who you really are meant to be.
White is pure, white is beauty caught before it blooms into a flower. White is only tainted with sensual innocence and knowledgeable glamour. Dolce&Gabbana SS11 Must-Haves.
The Top just hosted her Milan 25 year-career anniversary event at Dolce&Gabbana and here is to watch what you have enjoyed or unfortunately missed.
We caught them all backstage at Dolce&Gabbana SS11 fashion show and on their blog for Tommy Ton. True and recognised bloggers cannot only be sitting front row, they enter and leave from backstage.
Soon to be seen in New York at Charles Bank Gallery, Mauro Bonacina – an artist, a communicator, or creator of content? Read the interview.
Backstage and before the runway, all of the models, among which Natasha Poly and Alessandra Ambrosio, Heloise Guerin, Chanel couldn’t wait to tell us about their look for the Dolce&Gabbana fashion show.
Sorry to say but: if there’s someone who can tell you “things” you won’t get anywhere, that person is me: The New Girl. Did I say Kylie…Minogue?
In the front row or not, here is what you have fully enjoyed or missed, thanks to Swide you can start thinking about your own hope chest.
Swide brings to you a HOW TO video on "how to run the town tonight", from a Naomi Milan rehearsal.
A Corset for Two: double the girls, double the fun. Top models Alessandra Ambrosio and Izabel Goulart spill the beans on the Dolce&Gabbana SS11 Collection.
SS11 Women’s Collection by Dolce&Gabbana: an exceptional anticipation by model Natasha Poly who explains the mood of the collection. Watch the video.
Be with Swide TODAY from 1pm and follow each moment of the Dolce&Gabbana women fashion show scheduled for 2:30pm.
Discover what Laurie Ann Gibson had in mind for Naomi's instore choreography. You might learn a few steps yourself.
There were many admirers at the opening of Spiga2: some famous, some not, but all with a deep and fun relationship with fashion. Celebration? Watch the video.
Check what fashion players like Bryan Boy, Chiara Ferragni, Micol Sabbadini and Michelle Leung have in mind just before sitting front row.
In case you missed her, or were looking for your misplaced doll: here she is on a t-shirt. The question remains, is it educational or appropriate for our times, or is it better to leave her on print?
Sunday 26th September at 2pm at Metropol in Milan: the Dolce&Gabbana SS11 Women’s Show. One step closer – watch the preparation of the collection.
During fashion weeks Nowness' Darcel Darcelism blog draws animated reports from NY, London and now Milan.
Just watched the show and now the big question is how to translate all these amazing looks into daily life. The good news is that the outfits that ran down the catwalk are to run on your streets as well.
To the beat of a “Wonderful Life” by Hurts. What does it take to make life truly wonderful?
Christopher Nolan directs a delirious trip inside the mind’s potential, the concept of space and time get distorted modifying our relationship with the known physical places.
In the front row or not, here is what you have fully enjoyed or missed, thanks to Swide the summery garden show is on your screen, press play.
A show-a trench-a hat-a blackberry and some Swide Yard agents.
At Palazzo Reale, Milan, the comeback of Salvador Dalì after 50 years. Open from 22 September-30 January 2011, it will surprise you or rather change your destiny within a room.
Watch the exclusive footage from the new series Model Pro-filing, we followed Adam Senn backstage and beyond to uncover exclusive footage of his work.
Charms to charm, lace to lace up on tops and traditional skirts, get a view of what will be fully revealed at the Dolce&Gabbana spring summer 2011 show on Sunday 26th September at 2pm at Metropol in Milan.
Milan fashion week is kicking off and I need to a) survive, b) follow the shoe etiquette.
Thursday 23rd of September: the D&G Women's SS11 Fashion Show is approaching by the minute and it’s keeping us guessing. No need to be sad that this summer is about to leave us because we have very many splendours to look forward to!
Be with Swide tomorrow from 1pm and follow each moment of the Dolce&Gabbana women fashion show scheduled for 2:30pm.
When in Rome just eat and be happy. Last week at the premiere of Eat Pray Love in Rome: Julia Roberts looking fabulously happy.
Yesterday, on schedule, Naomi hosted an instore party with famous DJ Nightcrashers and as usual Swide was there to watch it all and to comment…
Clap your hands for the third time to Naomi’s photographer tribute series featuring Paolo Roversi, Fabrizio Ferri and Steven Meisel.
Spotted at the Premiere of “The Switch”, Juliette Lewis with bright blue hair. How can you resist her?
Listen to what Naomi has to say about her 25-year career anniversary, her charity commitments and her memories with long time friends Domenico and Stefano.
New York last week, now London, if you missed the first round make sure you are standing in the queue this time. Sunday was casting time for the Top and her 14 limited edition T-shirts.
Enjoyed the trailer?! Get the full view of a funny and playful photoshoot set for Dolce&Gabbana’s winter 2010 womenswear campaign shot by Steven Klein.
La Force gives way to a whole new level of backstage visual. Here is Tony Ward captured during the photoshoot, or is he capturing us? It might be the force of the fragrance. Breathe.
Like black spots on a yellow background, Dolce&Gabbana’s womenswear proposal for SS88 was all about contrasts.
No.532 in a limited series-What happens when you find yourself at the most boring event of the season? You move, and quickly, to your next invitation.
Watch the trailer of a short-movie that has been unveiled today and discover in which cities around the world it is to be seen.
After the revolutionary launch of Spiga2 Dolce&Gabbana, the two designers tell us how important it is to give space to young talent.
The Hangar Bicocca in Milan takes its space to a new level of artsy contribution. A democratic concept born out of a global participation.
Your emotions to become instantly billboard news… For real, have a say on Dolce&Gabbana‘s instore windows.
It’s a breakthrough when you think of all the monobrand boutiques. A wall that falls down. The marching of the trenches. The end of a religion. The fall of the gods of the monobrand.
With fashion shows happening as we speak, we wanted to be prepared and fully studied, so we asked the two designers who we should be watching when it comes to emerging talents.
A new episode in the series of 3, Naomi pays tribute to Mert & Marcus, Solve Sundsbo and Mario Testino. No wonders that the shooting list continues to be impressive.
For the Daily Telegraph, Hilary pays tribute to an iconic Top Model that she knows very well.
Just moved in and already on duty. True, life is hard but lucky enough it seems that Milan could be Mr.Peter Pan’s future catwalk.
No.531 in a limited series-Max and John are going somewhere whether by foot wearing their jogging attire or by train. Last minute decision at the station. Tick Tock the clock is ticking.
A walk in the park with D&G. Autumn leaves are falling. The Indian summer is beginning. Flowers change colours as they do on print: warmer.
When it comes to beautiful places in the world, it seems as if any of its products or locations are beautiful to the same extent. But to find beauty within beauty is the task of scrupulous explorers of fine taste: presenting two favourites, the restaurant of Navedano, in Como, and a famous taste of Amarone at Villa d’Este.
A tee for tea, but not only. A fall must-wear on any occasions. On top of casual jeans, underneath denim shirts, paired with skinny trousers; this versatile piece is perfect to bring everywhere.
Changing her hair colour from wigs to pink, blue, green and red in “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”, released this past August. Mary turns her head and ours. Remember Ingrid in “The Factory Girl?
A West Broadway photo album for you to discover and to share. On the fashion show time night, D&G did master the shopping experience by having Tyson to play his tunes instore.
I am a women therefore I am. Feminine. This season’s styles seem to scream just that. A touch of softness, the ideal of an ethereal yet reassuringly feminine beauty. Sweet as a candy ad.
No.530 in a limited series-Julie is ready to ruby-out Sydney. Why is she there? What secret rendez-vous has she in store?
After the photo album comes the mini “souvenir” movie. We cannot get enough of Naomi and her sense of charity. Thanks to Dolce&Gabbana, it all happened in one fabulous night out, it was last Friday, during New York Fashion Week…
Glamour takes a new turn, down the snowy mountains, to our wardrobe additions. FW 2011 is an inspiration to take warmth to a new level and carry it in a bag.
On October 14th, the Turner Prize artist David Mach will exhibit his new works at the Opera Gallery in London, taking “controversial” art to new visual levels.
New York – yesterday at Dolce&Gabbana on Madison, it was the perfect illustration of what great fashion people can do for charity on a high shopping day.
Hello new era. Texan goes Italian. Suited up and careered up, we wonder how Matthew's new style will evolve.
No.529 in a limited series-Hello Fall. James and Henry are ready to go jogging. Some competition, some spirit. Who will win?
The most romantic September weekend voyage. It makes us all want to forget our singlehood and run away to this beautiful gem in the Aegean sea: be it with your legitimate lover, or not.
Watch Naomi in 14 different ways. 14 tees, 14 fashion photographers, 14 views. Tonight is the Dolce& Gabbana’s Naomi 25-year career anniversary celebration on the occasion of NY’s Fashion Night Out.
Tweets went wild. So did The New Girl. If this is what Dolce&Gabbana has in store at its new store in Via Spiga 26, can you imagine what’s next? I am sorry you can’t. Just read.
Domenico and Stefano dealing with an unexpected aquatic slide aboard of the Regina d’Italia. See the photos.
Most of us in the editorial world probably know about Le Cool, we didn’t take it seriously at first, we have been asked to contribute “willingly”, and we probably turned our heads away, back to our busy lives. Until Le Cool became, well really cool.
In Venice to present the movie “Vallanzasca-gli angeli del male” directed by Michele Placido. Get ready to be kidnapped by his charm.
It is a 25-year career anniversary for Naomi who pays tribute to 14 fashion photographers that made her as much as she made them. Watch and listen to her says, 3 for now and more very soon.
The girls' nuclear couture war is about to happen. Spy Swide spotted Anna Dello Russo and Giovanna Battaglia brunching together, exchanging details about their busy September.
Pordenone Montanari was living a quiet and secluded life until his work as an artist was uncovered by chance in Piedmont. To which we find ourselves asking this question once more: what is art, and what if no one sees it?
We followed Monica during Martini Gold and had the wonderful experience of sitting with her comfortably and asking her about her role in the new spot as well as simply being Monica.
No.528 in a limited series-Paris finally is on the girls agenda. Amy and Claire couldn't wait to land.
Save the date: today we will have some twitter surprises from New York at the dance that will happen at FNO.
I’ve spotted my home-video of last night’s super-duper event with Martini Gold and Dolce&Gabbana all over the web.
Mr. Dolce & Mr. Gabbana team up with Monica Bellucci for the debut of the Martini Gold spot, you saw tweets, you heard rumours, but you haven’t seen the short-Hollywood-glam-movie.
An hour a day of Chopin and Schumann for a total of 40 recitals. MITO’s grand event of September, in between Milan and Turin.
The fragrance by D&G reaches sixth bottles – three women, three men – featuring a clean-cut and well-groomed Tony Ward on its ADV. Do the scents match the manly stare? Most definitely.
Get connected from 7pm to 9pm for an exclusive Dolce&Gabbana event that, we, as Swide have the privilege to attend and would like to share with you.
From Mumblecore to Hollywood the rising success of the new “it” girl captured by W magazine.
10th September 2010 - New York. Join Dolce&Gabbana and Naomi for a very special event on the occasion of the global initiative FNO* meant to celebrate fashion. If you cannot make it there, follow the whole evening on Swide via a live Twitter reportage.
No.527 in a limited series-Mark just couldn't get over his semester abroad in Italy. Come Fall Semester, back to Harvard, something didn't quite look right.
The explicit trailer of Matthew Mishory’s movie on James Dean is food for our “souls”. Not only. It stirs up an old debate on James Dean’s sexuality. What if we told you no one looses? To each their own fantasy.
Get knitted. Get your fifties inspired polos. Jump in light weighted cotton chino trousers. Grab you picnic basket. Bring your friends and let’s sit on the grass.
Talented, she takes her job seriously and it pays back. Jessica will star in DreamWorks awaited movie "Help" directed by Tate Taylor.
No.526 in a limited series-two very different sisters who believe in two very different styles. Olé.
The multi-lingual, multi-ethnic, multi-talented, intelligent Brown University graduate Yaya da Costa. Too much? Not for the new cover of W.
An exclusive project is set to complete an already packed anniversary schedule. The rumour has it that fashionistas and experts will be having "duet" conversations meant to be broadcasted on the anniversary website to launch on 10th September.
Or Suzy Menkes. Or Coco Chanel. Or Rihanna. A necklace to strangle yourself with when you wear shoes that match your bag. Get your fashion icon necklace by Nathalie Queyraud, designer of “Défiles from Paris”, and show either your love for fashion or your commitment to fashion suicide.
Picked by Lynn Hirschberg, W ‘s Editor at Large, and photographed by Ines Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Martin, Kat illustrates power, confidence and young talent.
The North of Italy is about to turn into the most wanted spot where to hear the best classical music from the best musicians of the world.
The notorious vampire-doctor from the Twilight series does have a name of his own and a career to go with it. Although fans of the Twilight series prefer to believe that vampires do exist, especially the cute Cullens. Here is some quick info on Mr. Facinelli.
Inspiration. Please. Not only artists need insipiration, we do too. When you only consider what is being fed to you by museums, certainly you miss out on the real contemporary art, the one you are supposed to meet, breathe, be part of, at least life-time-frame wise. Meet Emi Avora. Read the interview.
Elle UK, September issue: Emily Blunt revealed, uncovered, closely. The sparkly Londoner is taking over the world: she only needs to smile.
No.525 in a limited series-“Baarìa” by Giuseppe Tornatore, is having a comeback this season, thanks to the Italian fashion label.
Last Saturday, in a bustier leopard Dolce&Gabbana siren gown for the last show of the summer at the watermill center in New York, Kylie surely made a fashion and musical statement.
Naomi Campbell and Stephen Dorff spotted at the Venice Film Festival wearing Dolce & Gabbana.
The trailer of a movie called “Quando quando quando” just came out in the past few weeks. Followed by rumours: the movie was supposedly produced and directed by the designers. Followed by total hysteria on catching the news, making all editors and bloggers go ballistic. Until that tweet on a midsummer night’s dream.
As recently announced, Naomi celebrates her 25-year career on Dolce&Gabbana limited edition T-shirts. Check out the Patrick Demarchelier and Paolo Roversi ones.
Your 3D shades are included with the September issue of Vogue Italia. We know the September issue is always the best, but Vogue Italia has surpassed our expectations. Ready? Next you can view the images at Palazzo Clerici, Milan, during the exhibition “Scent of the Future” starting the 15th of September.
If you have to go to the office everyday, and that office belongs to Dolce&Gabbana, you are bound to want to create a sort of bond. Of course you start with your colleagues, but it takes an even grander scale when you work in fashion.
Do you want to sleep in Agatha Christie’s favourite room, and plot a murder on the Orient Express all of your own? Well, your wish will only cost about 400 euros a night. Pera Palace is back in business.