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Bal Harbour

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Rinkio Kawauchi's Untitled from the series Illuminance, 2009.
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Artistic Eye

There’s no denying that fashion and art make great bedfellows. Just take a look at some of your favorite fashion houses’ art foundations to see how mutually beneficial these partnerships can be.

Yves Saint Laurent at his home in Morocco.
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Crazy Love

Shortly after the death of Yves Saint Laurent in 2008, Pierre Thoretton decided he wanted to produce a very specific film: a documentary that explores the artwork and homes collected by Saint Laurent and his longtime partner, Pierre Bergé.

Images from 'Saint Laurent Rive Gauche' at the Fondation Pierre Bergé
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Stylish Summer

Since the runways have some time off in the summer months (Fall Couture and the occasional full-scale Resort show aside), it’s the perfect opportunity to sate your fashion appetite at one of the major museums currently featuring fashion exhibitions.

Sketch (left) of Balenciaga 'Infanta' evening dress, published in Vogue, 1939; a photograph of the same dress, 1939. Photo by George Hoyningen-Huene.
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Brilliantly Balenciaga

Described as “Fashion’s Picasso” by Cecil Beaton, Cristóbal Balenciaga certainly redefined the shape of fashion when he founded his eponymous house in Spain. However it wasn’t until he moved his studio to Paris in 1937, and produced his first runway collection, that the name Balenciaga became a sought-after name.

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Paris Chic

If there’s any woman who exudes je ne sais quoi, it’s Inès de la Fressange. So it’s no wonder then that at 54 years old, she’s still being flooded with requests from fashion and beauty houses who wish to capture a piece of her elusive appeal.

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