Topic: Roberto Cavalli

Illustrated Guide: What Your Favorite Designer Label Says About You

Illustrated Guide: What Your Favorite Designer Label Says About You

Here at TheGloss, we love making pointless generalizations about people based on arbitrary preference like their handbags and nail shapes. What you may not know is that there is a hard science behind this. Trust us. In this week’s Illustrated Guide, we’re focusing on fashion: what your favorite designer label says about you (and your soul, etc). Now, a quick clarifying point before we go any further: we don’t mean ladies who know Alessandra Facchinetti from Frida Giannini; we mean those who approach fashion in terms of logos, labels and status. For example, once we met a girl who said Alexander McQueen was her favorite designer and–delighted–we asked why. She said, “He’s just really fresh and fun.” That about sums it up. Let’s begin. More »

This New Lanvin Campaign Is Extremely Unsettling

This New Lanvin Campaign Is Extremely Unsettling

When you think of fashion snakes, you may think of oversexed Milan-based labels like Versace or Roberto Cavalli. You might think of this Alexander McQueen campaign for Spring 2012. You might also think of Daphne Guinness, if you know your fashion vocabulary. What probably doesn’t spring to mind is arid French house Lanvin, with all its good taste and classy acolytes like Julianne Moore and Tilda Swinton. More »