23/09/2016 Inside out
Next generation Italian designers

Thanks to a combination of talent, hard work and support from competitions, design schools and some of the big names themselves, a new wave of Italian designers is making its mark. As the fourth edition of Vogue Italia – Kering Empower Talents launched last week, K looks into the young and not too-distant firmament.

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
Conversation with...

Watching television with her daughter led Academy Award winning actress and advocate Geena Davis to...

Sound of the month
Mirror People

Rui Maia, aka Mirror People, uses synthesisers, bass, guitars and other instruments to spice up revisited 1970s disco sounds, new wave and the latest club music.

I've received many prizes, lots of animals – but never money.

Ancien hôpital Laennec, 40 rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris, France, Journées européennes du patrimoine 2016 ; exposition de la collection privée de Cristobal Balenciaga
The big picture

Following a vast restoration project, 40 rue de Sèvres - Paris 7 is now home to the head offices of...

Undressed A Brief History of Underwear Victoria and Albert Museum, Londo
The big picture

Until the 1870s the profession responsible for measuring women for their intimate apparel was almos...

Eriko Miyagawa, productrice japonaise
The big picture

Known for her work on Kill Bill, Lost in Translation and Babel, Japanese art director and producer...

Simone Handbag Museum, Séoul, Corée du Sud, conservatrice Judith Clark
Conversation with...

The brainchild of Kenny Park and curated by star exhibition maker Judith Clark, the first dedicated...

La styliste chinoise Lucia Liu, de T Magazine China
Conversation with...

Beijing-based Lucia Liu divides her time between styling super models for China’s T Magazine and th...

Kering Natural Capital Protocol
Inside out

Launched at a conference in London in July, the Natural Capital Protocol’s mission is to aid the sh...

Kering, ITS Awards
The big picture

The International Talent Support awards, held in Trieste every July, throw up future design stars f...

Fashion fades, style is eternal.

Yves Saint Laurent

Collection de haute joaillerie Boucheron 26 Vendôme – Le style en héritage, Claire Choisne
Inside out

As the doyen of Paris' place Vendome launches its new high-jewellery collection, the keeper of the...

Kering Manus Machina
The big picture

On display at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum in New York are 170 ensembles which...

Au musée des Arts décoratifs à Paris, une exposition présente les plus belles tenues de Barbie
The big picture

A multitude of Barbie dolls and their matching outfits make up the display at Les Arts Décoratifs m...

Concours de réalisation Flicks4Chicks, Different Faces, Different Voices Film Festival, test de Bechdel, Harvard Square Script Writers
The big picture

A decade in the making, the Flicks4Chicks Short Film Contest debuted last week at the Different Fac...

Japan for Sustainability, de Junko Edahiro, et l’Institute for Studies in Happiness, Economy and Society au Japon
Conversation with...

The non-profit organisation Japan for Sustainability has its work cut out in the face of Japan’s pu...