Martin Scorsese on Kubrick’s The Shining

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Stanley Kubrick—born on July 26, 1928—is one of the most influential directors of all time. He directed various controversial films, such as Paths of Glory (1957), Lolita (1962), and A Clockwork Orange (1971), besides some masterpieces like 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and The Shining (1980). By the time he released The Shining, he already was a renowned filmmaker. Let’s see what Martin Scorsese thought about this particular film after 86 years of Kubrick’s born date.  Continue reading

Eulogy On The Flapper by Zelda Fitzgerald

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Although the Fitzgerald surname is classically associated with Scott, Zelda distinguished herself by her elegant manners and fancy fashion. Scott himself said that his wife was “the first American Flapper,” pointing out her globalized taste in fashion. In writing terms, Zelda only wrote one novel, Save Me the Waltz (1932), mainly because of her dramatic life and clinical condition—she was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of 30. But even so, she managed to publish various articles in diverse magazines, on topics that moved between fashion, tendencies, and everyday life. 114 years after her birth, we remember her by reading one of her most distinctive articles: Eulogy on the flapper, originally published in Metropolitan Magazine, June 1922. Continue reading

Jean Patou and Sport Design

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After the notorious couture house of Patou stopped producing costumes, the most relevant of its inheritances was a small line of perfumes, among which is the famous Joy of Patou. However, Jean Patou is best known for being one of the pioneers of several sporting designs that are still popular nowadays. Continue reading

Oscar de la Renta’s sketches

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When Oscar de la Renta—born on July 22, 1932—was 18 years old, he traveled from his native Dominican Republic to study painting at the Academy of San Fernando in Madrid, Spain. There, he worked sketching for leading fashion designers as Cristóbal Balenciaga, whom he considers his mentor. Continue reading

RevisteLaCalle: The first 100% fashion and street style magazine in Chile

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Since 2011, VisteLaCalle—the main fashion and style blog in Chile—decided to move from online to paper publications. That’s the way RevisteLaCalle born, a paper publication of the best fashion, style and coolhunting in Chile. These publications join a series of articles, fashion productions and coolhunting that explore the field of fashion in Chile. Today, RevisteLaCalle already have 7 issues, and have just launched the website of the magazine: revistelacalle.com Continue reading