Flat Shoes, Funnel Necks and Fanny Packs? A Look At Chanel’s 2014 Haute Couture Collection.

Chanel 2014 collection

It was a bold move by Karl Lagerfeld and CHANEL to put all their runway models in flat tennis shoes for their 2014 Spring Summer Haute Couture show, but it was a bad move. (more…)

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Prestigious Pill-Popping. Designer Drugs by Desire Obtain Cherish.

Addicted to fashion, luxury or status? These sculptures of blister packs of pills with recognizable logos from luxury brands Hermes, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton are UV cast in resin by the Los Angeles based artist Desire Obtain Cherish. (more…)

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Lego Wars: Pop Culture Meets Luxury Brands In Chromogenic Prints by Dale May.

Dale Mays Lego Wars
V3PO Louis Vuitton by Dale May

Photographer Dale May‘s LEGO WARS at the Samuel Owen Gallery are a collection of photo that combine popular culture with commercial imagery and luxury brands. LEGO Star Wars minifigs juxtaposed against Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Tory Burch logos – even set against the famous Tiffany Robin’s Egg Blue, are produced as chromogenic prints and face mounted to archival acrylic backed with aluminum. (more…)

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