Gucci goes Blondie and Balenciaga goes banker: What’s in Fashion?
, 2022-05-27 17:12:21,
Coucou mes anges de mode! Welcome back for another week’s worth of scrumptious fashion news! This week, we’re bringing you the lowdown on everything from Balenciaga’s latest all-out spectacle at the New York Stock Exchange to the latest collection from Chloé Nardin, a London-based name to know. There are also brand new product launches from Gucci and Dior, and even an interview with Ibiza’s de facto queen, Roisin Murphy. Gosh, we do spoil you! Here’s what’s in fashion.
Clarke & Reilly take over Sotheby’s
Ok, so this may be a fashion round-up, but is there anything chicer than bending the rules? Well, actually, there is – art! And with Lizzie’s Jubilee weekender just around the corner, the British capital’s institutions are thrumming with activity, launching special programmes in honour of the 70th year of the reign of our stunning queen. Over at Sotheby’s, the esteemed London auction house, collaborative duo Clarke & Reilly were invited to join the in-house curatorial team to bring its summer exhibition to life. Comprising Bridget Dwyer and David Grocott, Clarke & Reilly are best known for their curations and creation of “spaces and environments that lend themselves to provocative, in-person experiences,” a release for the exhibition reads, something that makes itself strongly felt in the show at Sotheby’s’ galleries.
Notable features of the exhibition include a backdrop inspired by a portrait of HRH by Cecil Beaton, an artistic dialogue between artists David Samuel and Edward Kay, and works by the curatorial duo themselves, including an 18th-century chair that has been stripped back and rebuilt with layers of textiles. A particular highlight, though, is a video piece by New York-based filmmaker Zev Magasis, and scored by UNKLE,…
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