A look at the H&M head office atrium lobby and cafeteria in Stockholm, Sweden.
(Guests are typically not allowed to take photos, but I got special permission to snap this one.)
“Everyday is a fashion show here at the H&M cafeteria,” Hacan Andersson tells me as we dig in to our “Dagens Lunch” at the company’s headquarters in Stockholm during a recent visit. (Sadly, it’s not open to the public.) While we eat our very Swedish daily special—beef burgers with mushroom sauce, pickled winter vegetables and lingonberries—he explains how much fun it is to people-watch here the day after a new collection come out in stores.
“It’s so interesting to see people wearing things in new ways,” the 28-year company veteran tells me of his fellow fashion-forward staff. (He’s not kidding: Over by the salad bar, I spotted a woman wearing a scarf from the Isabel Marant collab as a belt.)
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Adieu, Fashion Month! A roundup of the best street style looks from the final day at Paris Fashion Week. [ElleCanada.com]
Soon after accepting the title of creative director at Dior, Raf Simons invited a film crew into the Dior atelier to chronicle the creation of his debut couture collection. The doc that followed, Dior and I, will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next month as part of World Documentary competition. [The Telegraph]
Karl Lagerfeld has signed a deal for his latest design feat: a 270-room hotel in Macau, southern China. Of the layout, Lagerfeld said that the hotel will have “kind of 19th-century style, but I want it modern at the same time”. The 20-storey tower is set to open in 2017. [Vogue UK]
Are smartphones ruining fashion? One blogger muses how blurred, poorly lit snaps during fashion shows are more about being seen and on the scene than actually seeing the collections. [Business of Fashion]
Go behind-the-scenes of our April cover shoot with Revenge star Emily VanCamp! [ElleCanada.com]
Create an ensemble reminiscent of the 1940s wearing a checkered coat with nipped waist, black slacks and matching flats. All photos courtesy of Imaxtree.com.
After an unbelievable day of stunning presentations by Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Hermès and more, the final curtain dropped on one of our favourite sartorial events of the year–PFW Fall 2014. In honour of the spectacular designer moments, captivating model walks and unbelievable celebrity sightings, we bring you the best street style looks from the fashion elite’s last day in the City of Light. (Don’t forget–we’ll always have Paris.)
Catch all the street style looks from the final day of PFW Fall 2014 after the break…