No.605 in a limited series- The other day, my friend Jessica called me: ‘Alessandro, you have to run to the supermarket! You have no idea who is shopping there!!’ I wondered who it was...
Meet Devil Yogurt & His Wicked Comrades: a sort of Tim Burton like world where you eat Fro-Yo. Happy?
The safeguard of things that created by art and tradition. Globalization without losing our civilization’s heritage throughout the centuries.
Having partied in every single corner of the planet, we had thought there was nothing else that could surprise, fascinate and finally satisfy us... Then we went to Club Sandwich.
Alienina is about dressing yourself with ecological messages, not letting anything rot on wasteland but giving it a new life. Of it's own, in an alien world. Or your own.
From Naples to Milan or Ascoli, Mr.Molinari is everywhere. The relevant audience is in Italy.
Match your best suits with this season's trendy detail: the spots on the tie are what you need to say formal but not boring.
Watch the designer himself telling you the whys and hows of his spring summer 2011 collection and most importantly discover which is the Erkan Çoruh combination to get.
Oh well, I hadn’t realized that my wishes were just a tweet away and could come true through creating network via twitter.
Thursday 31st March - Dress_me_up - Join us for a swing in Dolce&Gabbana’s Old Bond Street windows.
Ok day two considering I started yesterday. I already have sooo much to say: my colleagues and friends can prove it. I complain, whine, feel very very down beat... But hey I am starting (I hope) to get healthy.
March 2011, l'Officiel magazine, France. A celebration of Beyoncé or rather of Africa. For its 90th anniversary the revue decided to dedicate the issue to African women. Now that the month is coming to an end we take a look and take note.
No.604 in a limited series- Chantal imitates Victoria Beckham as she tries to choose whether to wear wedges... or wedges. Or maybe, wedges?
26 year old Théo Mercier has an uncanny vision of nature. He invites us to step into a museum and have a good laugh at his strange creations.
Not only is Mr. Fiorucci the founder of the label that bears his name but also he is a reference when it comes to Italian Design at large.
Class of 1978, born in Tunis, Tunisia. Nadia Kaabi Linke is a young artist an inquisitive and vivacious mind. Her work is the expression of a constant emergence of different identities and codes.
The acclaimed Central Saint Martins School of Design is hosting an alternative Fashion Jewellery event this Friday, 1st April 2011: "Tomorrow’s Chip Papers".
No need for an occasion to bring out the leopard prints from the closet. Just decide how loud you want to roar.
D like discover - disco – dress, spring into your wardrobe in a garden party mood.
On the virtual tweetwalk, we went a bit bananas for the supermodel era, got a hairtrend seasonal fix and were off for a luxury buffet.
The ultimate destination for cats that have a strong sense of comfort and owners that know how to treat their favourite pet.
Check in – Palermo airport. Check out – not confirmed. The creative duo’s wardrobe proposal for fall/winter 92-93 was named “The Trip” which is as much inspiring as it is thrilling.
After a lifetime spent working in fashion, I think I finally got over my repulsion for diets and can embrace them. I think. Still, two days to go so until then lets live it up!!!!
This week a friend told me about Milan’s Goth Club, “Shelter.” I’ve always loved [MTV-Edited] Marilyn Manson, so I figured I’d give it a shot. My friends and I made a plan, got dressed up and googled the directions. “This can’t be right.”
Get on a dhoni fishing boat for a week or two and enjoy a foot-in-the-sand experience surrounded by turquoise water.
The beautiful yet strong images of Moroccan artist Lalla Essaydi are a starting point of reflection based on traditions, exploration, and the female world.
The patron of difficult marriages in 370 renditions collected by Belgian born artist, Mexico resident, Francis Alÿs. The Roman profile, the red cape, the love for a Saint that continues after 2000 years.
Spring is a good reason to leave the pants in the closet and to bring out some light frocks.
The Riviera Resort and Spa has been a long time Palm Springs landmark.
No.603 in a limited series- Paul is sorry. Like really. He didn't mean to go fishing in his leather jacket and cheat on his girlfriend.
Honestly, there goes a little editorial preference here. I mean Johnny baby Depp. The most stylish of all Hollywood men. (yes it's the French influence).
In the heart of a Baobab tree, in the middle of South Africa, ordering a pint is as simple as saying “hello”.
Have you ever thought of seeing your favorite fiction characters to wear some stylish clothing? If you are liking this idea, you must get to know John Woo (no, not John Woo the director), who is a very talented illustrator.
Be jealous planeters, this is Milan talking with the most fashionable home-delivery detox program founders. They won't give you their recipes, but you can still feel inspired: either to move to Milan or to learn more about the program.
New! Follow your favourite brand in Russian and in Chinese and not only in English.
I am overwhelmed by the power that this tragedy symbolizes for all of us.
Stefanogabbana.tumblr.com has been active for a couple of weeks now, a microblog where the designer posts pictures, videos, tweets, audio tracks that automatically follow on Twitter. It’s a new frontier: personalized chains of content distribution.
No.602 in a limited series-Joanna left the house and forgot to wash her hair. On her way to catch a flight to London, or rather catch a cold.
A book, a movie-documentary, a tour, a love. Yes our love, but that of Selena Gomez as well. Teen fans and teen lovers abide.
With so many movies coming up one couldn't forgo depicting Kirsten's ethereal beauty. Forget the auburn hair of Spiderman's girl, Kirsten is back. Vanity Fair Italy February shoot.
Check out selected site-specific projects in Milan from 12th – 17th April 2011.
Imagine me seeing the Editor in Chief of Swide in front of the coffee machine and him saying: 'Well, do me a favor and cover this. Thanks,' as he shows me some print-outs of the new Ferrari: Ferrari FF.
UK based artist, she is renown for her live performing work of art.
Light and fresh, Dolce&Gabbana's cool designs make it simple for Mr. to choose. Loose shapes and comfortable cuts that should put him at ease wherever he might be or go.
Unstructure yourself. Now that is officially Spring start loosening up and feeling lighter.
The Italian newspaper, Il Corriere della Sera, gives and inside view of the designers Chinese trip directly from Beijing.
He transformed Shirley MacLaine into the perfect "Geisha" back in 1962. A japanese make-up artist, an iconic entrepreneur in cosmetics, and the creator of the deep-water spa.
Elle France February 2011 - Bianca Balti in a special section dedicated to Italy. The beauty from Lombardy moves Cinecittà up North.
According to the rumors, the famous trio is set to record a new album together to help support the relief efforts in Japan. With the world going digital, what's going to be their strategy?
12th – 17th April 2011. The annual Milanese design fair is celebrating its 50th anniversary this April so needless to say that the 2011 edition promises to be a very special one.
No.601 in a limited series- Paul had just left the supermarket when he realized he left something crucial back at the store...
Not a joke but for real, The Invisible Treehouse Hotel welcomes you in invisible elevated rooms in the arctic rays of Laplands.
The designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana share their Chinese findings. The images of their ongoing trip. Visit China through their eyes.
Barbie is answering your call through her 2 biggest fans. Not only do Mario Paglino and Gianni Grossi worship the famous doll but also have they made their very own versions of it.
With the first rays of sun comes the time of weekends spent outside. Gatherings with friends and long walks on schedule, grab your Vichys and print your picnic stories.
White dressed up with gold or just pure white, sport the apparent demure style of the season and add your edgy touch.
Zoom and focus on what's around: menus, monuments, available jobs. Dazed but not confused get the best on time to retweet.
Get the pass to the catwalk, I mean a real cat walk... when the cats and dogs walk the show.
Dolce&Gabbana were inspired by classic Italian movies and must have inspired many contemporary ones.
Even if you have your entire family tree all mapped up for you. Even if you all come from the same little town for generations. Your DNA might reserve some suprises.
Youth angst always creates some bizarre hang ups. In fashion we are open to most of them. However, even certain requests top the list.
17.03.2011. Obrazstova Street 19A, Moscow. They say Russia has a cold climate... As the clocks hit 10.30 pm, the party crowd came rushing in and here's how they heated up the night...
In Milan I’m known for many things (narcissism, exhibitionism), but academia isn’t one of them. I attend school to hang out at the bar and pick up Graphic Design Boys but my participation stops there...
Are you just a gigolo, everywhere you go?
Waves of Fall Winter have spread through our palettes making us dream part of the night about make-up. Yes Fall-Winter 2011-2012. Here we colour.
No.600 in a limited series- A beautiful white dress is the perfect "friend" you need in every hot situation.
Shot by Claudia Knoepfel & Stefan Indlekofer, rising talent Britt Maren's on the cover of Vogue Germany April 2011 in Dolce&Gabbana... Who wore the dress before?
We had seen pots and paddles but we had never thought fruits and vegetables could turn our ears around. A musical ensemble composed by fresh daily picked vegetables. True.
Blame it on the girls or on the boys, next winter is about opting for the right appeal: masculine or feminine, this is the question.
No.599 in a limited series- Walk the garden with bare legs. The mini jump suit is enough to let the flowers bloom on their own.
Marcus Kan from 'à la mode' never stops surprising us. This time he interviews the talented Elena Kalis on her underwater photography...
Shot by Steven Meisel, styled by Panos Yiapanis. Vogue Italy March 2011 cover has a haunting quality to it that we just can't get out of our heads...
The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow was launched by Dasha Zhukova* and the International Coordinator Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst.
Here's the invitation to Dance Art Garage event brought to you by Dolce&Gabbana & Martini Gold on 17.03 in Moscow. Did you receive your t-shirt?
Watch it daily and follow the fun model around his experiences. From trivial things such as getting up in the morning to a GQ fashion shoot, River Delfin takes us with him. So we go!
Scarlett Johansson in Dolce&Gabbana reminds us the elegance of color white on the cover of Vogue China April 2011, shot by the talented Peter Lindbergh!
Whether you are aware of it or not, many designers are inspired by nature.
Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana's exclusive interview's printed in Vogue UK April 2011 issue with portraits shot by the talented Terry Richardson. As the article goes: 'You asked, they answered...'
No.598 in a limited series- Deconstruction works are taking place. Summer chicness is about being light and nonchalant.
'Someone's watching over you...' Think of how you would change the way you behave if you knew for sure that somebody was watching over you. Thanks to these terrariums, watching others is not impossible now...
Soon on and for a few days only, Naples will be hosting a great Art celebration.
Play your feminine card set and slip into the perfect fitted skirt. Reveal your women curves on a daily routine.
Are you ready to skim the red carpet? Or any carpets? This summer should be a long dressing story illustrated by maxi dresses all in white or printed in leo. No compromise the hemline is on your feet.
Have you met with Boo? Not yet? Unbelievable! He is one of the most famous dogs at least in the social media sphere.
The Birkin of the new millennium or the Italian version of the Kelly? Whatever you want to call it, Dolce&Gabbana’s staple bag has gained since spring summer 2010 the recognition of half a century.
Kirsty Mitchell talks about her surreal photography: 'this bizarre Russian doll, surrounded by vivid flowers in a completely wild and barren snowscape...'
Milan is good for 3 things (in order of importance): Men's fashion week, H&M sales... and women's fashion week. How can you survive women's fashion week?
Memolane.com is a lifestream aggregator that helps you managing your online posts on social media networks and gives you an overview of your online activity.
We've all been waiting for this moment, asking ourselves the question repeatedly: 'What's the Vogue Paris cover going to be like?' Emmanuele Alt amazed us with Gisele Bundchen for the issue of April 2011...
No.597 in a limited series- A full look at flowers. Sport your body wearing a mix and match of flower prints.
Have you heard of him before? For sure. Indeed, this Italian Chef has just opened is first Italian inspired restaurant in London: 5 Pollen ST.
From classic Italian venues such as Capri, to the sophisticated Milan, the two designers reveal to Luxx and Marie Claire the best pointers and hot spots.
Polka dots or dots dancing the polka in your spring summer 2011 wardrobe.
Boxing is the sport of the year no doubt about that. From the recent movie "The Fighter", to Swide's personal passion for boxing in general, here is a favourite icon on a Tee.
Meeting the designers Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana, backstage with Kylie Minogue, concert in the 'splash zone', after party at Gold... Already tweeted and retweeted as 'iwork4DG'. Here's my video diary...
A new hit for the Summer. A crazy and glamorous video. To be shot on March 15th at Dolce&Gabbana’s Milanese restaurant. Here is how Swide takes you inside the video.
Need to be reached hands free? Dolce&Gabbana has the solution. An over the shoulder pocket bag that contains your iPhone, a card and some coins, FULL STOP.
No.596 in a limited series- Almost time to run free on the grass keeping your poise.
They won’t let go without their mask according to their latest soundtrack.
A delicate China set - not on your table - but beautifully hanging on the walls, melting with the white canvas, the porcelain, intertwining the narrative with moments trapped as they are escaping.
This summer is white, you got the picture. However you need to play a bit with contrasts: a touch not too much.
What happened to colour? Well it just decided to leave white alone and mix match on its own. Spring Summer 2011 is all about being the protagonist of your own shade.
Shot by Mario Testino for the cover of V magazine's March 2011 issue, Britney Spears reveals her favourite track from the album, what fame means for her and where she wants to be in 10 years...
Bag it like the TV celeb and show your trend knowledge.
I have a dream that all human beings will be as pale as possible. This summer I want to see a beach full of radiant white porcelain bodies. To achieve this one must start preparing now....
Discover how talented production designer, Eve Stewart, did recreate astonishing sets to support the message conveyed by the hero(Colin Firth) and to illustrate King George's struggle.
The designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana did create the most exclusive looks for Kylie Minogue's Aphrodite Les Folies 2011 Tour. Take a private peak.
No.595 in a limited series- How to show up to a garden party: you need to transform your gardening attire into chic. Very quick.
Watch, take notes, tweet, post and edit your blogger style Dolce&Gabbana spring summer 2011 shopping list.
The key is the fabric and the rest is just a matter of taste. For the colour code, it is white but pure white.
Thanks to the Vinyl Factory we have no reason to not hold tightly onto our Kate Moss covered third limited edition of exclusive remixes taken from Bryan Ferry’s very popular new album, Olympia.
Photographed by Miguel Reviriego and styled by Katie Mossman, Vogue Germany delights us with a very nice shoot called 'Elvis Lebt'. Word's out, the king lives!
An étoile dancer, an inspiration, gives an exclusive interview under the guidelines of the famous Marcel Proust Questionnaire.
This spring summer, must haves are very easy to wear and to combine.
The heydays of the body corset. Dolce&Gabbana intended to celebrate high fifties glamour with movie stars of the time.
I got the best news ever last week while visiting my lovely vet... "you are beautiful but too thin"!!
Yes, you heard correctly: we are invited to a private party for Kylie Minogue right after her concert in Milan....
Welcome our new columnist: Tea Hacic-Vlahovic. Your weekly dose of craze and fun will be published weekly here on SWIDE every Saturday. This is the introduction... or let's say, just the beginning.
Get the ultimate cool Hollywood T-shirt and express your screen preferences.
You have the blues but the best of them, the ones that fit you better each time you wear them.
Wondering how could such a beautiful blonde actress like Jennifer Lawrence have a dark future in means of career? We have the answer for you.
No.594 in a limited series- Time to use some flower sense: a twin-set and shorts.
Exclusive video of the creative session that took place with Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana: how to wonder-dress Kylie for her tour. The making-of of the amazing Aphrodite tour looks.
San Francisco Yerba Buena Center: Steve Jobs presents iPad2 while there are already talks about a number 3 in Fall.
Kerry Washington amazed everyone with her new haircut, sexy dress and killer shoes at Spirit Awards. Yet looking at her future movies, her look was quite the opposite direction...
No.593 in a limited series- Correct. No need to fear looking like you have just had a muscle training session. You can wear this anytime, anywhere, and be chic.
Are you ready to bug ‘til you bug? Forget your old fashion culinary references, edible.com is bringing some newness to the healthy eating manifesto.
How not to fall for the so-elegant brit chicness. Tom Warren has got the looks, the brains, the poise. We are love-struck by his Italian as well.
Zoe Saldana might be famous for her roles in futuristic movies like Star Trek and Avatar yet when it comes to the interview, she gives such quotes that we find her very inspiring. We’ll share our favourite ones.
Do you remember the story we did a few weeks ago? The main characters of the article were Paris, Stefano Gabbana, Domenico Dolce, Terry Richardson and interesting backstage pictures uploaded via twitter... Well, let's see what it was for.
Watch backstage videos and get the make up brief on how to switch from masculine to feminine. Pause and rewind, confusion is electric and fusion is magic.
This past weekend was the end of a week packed full of double-decker bus tours, vintage travel trailer shows, and mid-century lovers mingling about the 11th Annual Palm Springs Modernism Week.
Marcus Kan, the blogger of 'à la mode', interviewed Katie Rodger, a creative talent in the world of illustrations... Her fashion illustrations are not only amazing but also very social media wise, how?
White, light, bright, this summer your favourite suit gets a fresh uplift.
Could be if Atelier Zundel et Cristea’s latest project is selected.
Taipei, Taiwan: work in progress. A gigantic cube at the heart of the center offers an exclusive spiraling view of the city.
No.592 in a limited series- Pump your sensual and daring side with the leopard print fitted dress.
No need to be there in order to not be square, stay connected to Swide and you will get all that has been said, posted, and pictured during Paris Fashion Week. .