Category Archives: Icons

Alaïa, the exhibition

© 2013 castor. All rights reserved.

The retrospective exhibition of couturier Azzedine Alaïa was designed for the reopening of the Palais Galliera, and features 70 iconic pieces of the designer, from his first collection in 1979 to more recent collections. Born in Tunis, Alaïa moved to Paris … Continue reading

Terry O’Neill’s Book

terry © 2013 castor. All rights reserved.

‘When it comes to photographic legends there can be few more prolific or revered than Terry O’Neill, the man who shot the greats.’ Vogue. Known for working with the world’s most famous stars, Terry O’Neill launches a new book that … Continue reading

The Perfect Comeback

david-bowie-001 © 2013 castor. All rights reserved.

David Bowie’s new album “The Next Day”, reached number 1 on the UK album chart in its first week on the market, achieving the fastest-selling album of 2013. Bowie surprised fans on January 8th, his 66th birthday, by releasing a … Continue reading

The Art of Cartier

Cartier © 2013 castor. All rights reserved.

Scarab brooch, 1924 / Vanity Case Pantera, 1928 The Art of Cartier presents nearly 400 pieces from the historic Cartier Collection and prestigious private loans from the Spanish Royal Family and the Palace of Monaco, to show the evolution its … Continue reading

A MEMOIR

grace © 2012 castor. All rights reserved.

Grace Coddington has 55 years working in the fashion world, she has seen and heard everything and now she tells it in a fabulous book: ‘Grace: A Memoir.’ The Creative Director of Vogue has become an international icon due to … Continue reading

Chloé. Attitudes

gaby © 2012 castor. All rights reserved.

Chloé. Attitudes is the very first exhibition dedicated to Chloé, a celebration of the Maison’s 60-year contribution to fashion culture. Founded in 1952 by Gaby Aghion, Chloé has created an identifiable aesthetic which has influenced women’s fashion over the last … Continue reading

Not to be missed…

blur © 2012 castor. All rights reserved.

If you are in London, don’t miss Damon Albarn, Alex James, Graham Coxon and Dave Rowntree as they reunite to celebrate one of the key moments of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Closing Ceremony. Joining Blur for this ‘Best Of … Continue reading

LV Maison in Shanghai

lv © 2012 castor. All rights reserved.

Chinese stars like Gong Li and it girls like Alexa Chung and Poppy Delevigne celebrated the opening ot the new Louis Vuitton Maison in Shanghai. Lana del Rey performed after a runway show where Marc Jacobs presented the Autumn Winter LV Collection with the same … Continue reading

A year without Amy

1-20111103-43208_1 © 2012 castor. All rights reserved.

It’s been a year since the death of Amy Winehouse, one of the biggest British artists of the last 20 years. She will be remembered for her immense talent and she will live forever through songs like this… Rest in Peace.

Damien Hirst

Anthraquinone-1 Diazonium Chloride 1994 by Damien Hirst born 1965 © 2012 castor. All rights reserved.

Damien Hirst is one of the most prominent British artists working today, and known for exploring imagery associated with life and death. Sculptor, installation artist, painter and printmaker, Hirst studied at Goldsmiths College, and was a leading figure in the group of ‘Young British … Continue reading

Leather Forever

hermes © 2012 castor. All rights reserved.

Hermès is celebrating its 175th year with a big new exhibition in London, taking the visitor on a fabulous journey exploring the art of working with leather. Hermès was founded by Thierry Hermès in Paris in 1837. The company has grown … Continue reading

Lise Sarfati

lise © 2012 castor. All rights reserved.

Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood Lise Sarfati, On Hollywood Lise Sarfati, SHE Lise Sarfati, SHE Lise Sarfati, SHE One of our favorite artists, Lise Sarfati, a french-born photographer who lives in USA, is holding two exhibitions at … Continue reading