The many strings to Ece Sukan’s bow make her one of Istanbul’s contemporary trendsetters. Sukan has worked successfully as an actor, model, stylist, she has lectured at universities and is currently the Editor at Large for Vogue Turkey. Sukan commands attention for her clever mix of vintage pieces and runway looks. Her passion for vintage clothing led to her opening the first vintage boutique and organising the first vintage fashion show in Turkey.
Dolce Gabbana’s debut couture collection has finally been revealed. Earlier this week Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana unveiled the 73-look collection at an intimate, invitation-only salon presentation in Sicily – Dolce’s birthplace. Held in the cloisters of a former monastery, the show was attended only by select press, a few celebrities and the multi-millionaire clients the line is intended to service. Produced in their new couture atelier in Milan, the collection had everything you would expect from a Dolce & Gabbana couture line – sicilian lace, hand-painted florals, corsetry, delicate embellishment and extravagant jewels.
Viviana Volpicella the Assistant Fashion Editor at Vogue Nippon is best known for her work alongside fellow Italian fashion queen Anna Dello Russo. Viviana has mastered her love of colour and can mix prints, styles and quirky accessories effortlessly. Dreaming of playing dress ups in her wardrobe right now…
Carine Roitfeld is due to launch a new bi annual glossy titled CR Fashion Book that has allegedly fired up Conde Nast management. Conde Nast, the publishing behemoth that produces Vogue, WWD and W, Glamour, Vanity Fair, Allure and many other glossy magazines, has forbidden all of its photographers and editors to contribute to Carine’s brand new magazine, due out in September. Roitfeld the former stylist and muse to Tom Ford, was the longtime (10-year) much-lauded editor-in-chief of FrenchVogue, which is of course published by Conde Nast. The last photo above is the image on http://www.crfashionbook.com, currently still under construction. Watch that space!
Such is the power of street style that it can make the name and face of a Russian fashion editor recognisable to almost everyone in the fashion industry and followers worldwide. “I think I’m just a normal girl that loves clothes, loves fashion and wants to beautiful”, says Duma bemused by her fame. Her personal style is an eye catching mix of high fashion chic with a youthful quirk which suits her petite frame.