Tag archives for: The Black Swan Issue

Elisa Settimi, our New York contributor, explains why, in her mind, the Kara Ross cuff personifies Portman’s character in ‘Black Swan’.    Cuff by Kara Ross "To me, this Kara Ross cuff perfectly embodies the essence of the film ‘Black Swan’ by Darren Aronofsky.  Throughout the film Natalie Portman’s character desperately tries to keep her […]

Nadja Swarovski is Vice President of International Communications & Creative Director for Swarovski, the world’s leading crystal brand, founded by her great-great-grandfather, Daniel Swarovski in 1895. Nadja joined the family business in 1995 and set about implementing a series of visionary initiatives which have transformed the company’s image. One of Nadja’s first initiatives was to […]

Layers of tulle and folds of georgette suggest that this season’s feminine style is influenced by the soft palette and floating fabrics associated with the world of ballet and once again Black Swan takes the lead role, thanks to Rodarte’s fashion sense and skilful expertise. This trend has infiltrated into the worlds of designer and […]

Todd Lynn Spring/Summer 2011 Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2011 Todd Lynn’s collaboration with designer jeweller, Shaun Leane, challenged our preconceptions of jewellery as clothing – the tenuous relationship between fashion and adornment means that this metallic carapace becomes the wearer’s second skin. Pair this with Dolce & Gabbana’s sultry lace-up bandeaux and you get the […]

  Nadja Swarovski and Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy reveal more of the behind the scenes magic in a series of interviews where they talk about the design inspiration and the seamless relationship between the costumes and the film.   Images courtesy of Swarovski

   ‘Tutu’ by Stuart Haygarth Since 2004 Stuart Haygarth has been working on design projects which revolve around collections of objects. According to Haygarth, the objects are normally collected in large quantities, categorised and assembled in a way that transforms their meaning, thereby giving banal and overlooked objects a new significance. The finished piece of […]

  The much anticipated ‘Black Swan’ directed by Darren Aronofsky premieres in London on 21 January 2011. The Oscar-tipped thriller; with a star studded cast including Natalie Portman, Winona Ryder and Mila Kunis; is set to rock our world in terms of our preconceptions around the magic of ballet and the headline story of Swan […]

There is something quite beguiling about a black diamond. Seductive and exciting, it lures us into the mystery of the unknown where brilliance and dazzling sparkle are replaced by deep, dark pools of mesmerising ‘noir’. The decadent diamonds and feather-like quality of this ring are what caught our eye and it seemed the perfect item […]

Q: Hi Juliet, I have noticed that you have accessorised a few Kate Moss fans, which made me feel like I could ask for your style advice too! I bought this feather cape in November and would love to know what jewellery you suggest I wear with it; I love a bit of drama and […]