Tag: milan

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Stefania Volpi: The Creative Genius Behind AltaModa Italia

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Stefania Volpi: The Creative Genius Behind AltaModa Italia

AltaModa Italia is defined by the glamorous, luxurious, and wonderfully eclectic pieces created in Southern Italy by expert artisan craftspersons at the behest of founders Stefani and Riccardo Volpi. Since 1998, the couple’s irreverent vision has melded fashion and design to create unmistakable items which […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Armani Casa Launches 2019 Collection

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Armani Casa Launches 2019 Collection

On a brisk April evening, less than 24-hours before the official launch of Salone del Mobile, legendary design icon Giorgio Armani presented his 2019 Armani/Casa collection in the spectacular Armani/Teatro. The Brutalist space, created by Japanese designer Tadao Ando in 2000, was beautifully transformed into […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

The stone-lined streets of the Quadrilatero d’Oro jostled with rushes of people – all trying to get by those stopping to smoke a cigarette or chat, others in the street dodging scooters and pedicabs. Each in search of the next ‘must-visit’ location as dictated in […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Christopher Bates | Confident Canadian

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Christopher Bates | Confident Canadian

It all started with a ‘kiss on a collar’ that solidified the name ‘Christopher Bates’ into the Canadian consciousness. This cheeky design catapulted Bates from novice to expert and launched a business that consistently delivers sophisticated yet edgy men’s wear in the highest quality Italian […]

Folio.YVR Issue #1 – Design Rockstar Tom Dixon & Big Fat American Tour

Folio.YVR Issue #1 – Design Rockstar Tom Dixon & Big Fat American Tour

British designer Tom Dixon’s FAT American Tour rolled into Vancouver, ahead of its performance, with a potential full house. 700 confirmed. Fashioned after a rock ‘n’ roll tour motoring from coast-to-coast, FAT is unveiling key pieces from Dixon’s 2019 collection in a prequel to the […]

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Fashion Friday: NYFW Spring 2019 Trends for Now

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Fashion Friday: NYFW Spring 2019 Trends for Now

New York Fashion Week is the first stop on the international fashion week circuit which commandeers the whole month of September for the fashion press. The Big Apple was first in a long line of cities – London, Milan, Paris – rolling out Spring 2019 […]