KNOW THIS: RONALD VAN DER KAMP

One of the most thoughtful and personal collections viewed during Paris Fashion Week was the demi-couture creations conceived by Ronald Van der Kamp. -Jason Campbell…

KNOW THIS: RUSSIAN BUYERS FLEE

One of the rumblings during Paris Fashion week was the absence of the Russian buyer.  Economic sanctions are clearly impacting the buying power of this once highly influential market. –…

KNOW THIS: COMME DES GARCON

One of the most surprising sightings on the streets of Paris during fashion week last month was the sheer number of fashionistas who opted for Comme Des Garcons’ outsized shapes…

KNOW THIS

A serious retail uptick is happening with the opening of Gucci, Moncler, Givenchy, J Crew, and Nike stores in the heart of gay Marais in Paris.  Niche targeting or desperate…

Fine Jewelry Shines in Paris

While Paris Fashion Week presentations caused quite a stir, we at JC Report couldn’t help our wandering eye. We adored the collections but it was the decadent, delicate and oh-so…

Two Paris Stores, Two Different Attitudes

RA and The Broken Arm are two new multi-brand boutiques in the Upper Marais district of Paris that are helping to define a fresh retail phase for the city, but…

Nicolas Andreas Taralis

Photo credit : Monika BIELSKYTE for Some/Things What’s hot right now? Love, passion, compassion, commitment, trust, belief, dedication, purity What was the most fashionable thing you last bought? My fetish…

Paris Fashion Week: Accentuated Silhouettes

Paris Fashion Week culminated in a range of stunning new trends amid a crescendo of announcements and celebrations. For autumn/winter ‘12, French designers made bold feminine statements by presenting curvaceous…

Claire Sulmers

Claire Sulmers is the Paris and New York based editor-in-chief of The Fashion Bomb, a site she founded in 2006 to highlight the style and trends of women and celebrities…

Caroline Gaimari

Caroline Gaimari is the director and executive editor of Purple Fashion magazine. The Parisian cult magazine was started by Olivier Zahm and Elein Fleiss in 1992 and now boasts an…