Watch Rihanna narrate a behind-the-scenes look at her soon to be revealed second collection for River Island. With the feel of a fashion run-through, the singer, along with friend and design collaborator Adam Selman, tells us why she opted for florals and tie-dye, slinky, thin-gauge knit dresses and fishnet tank tops, and which pieces in the collection were inspired by which members of her crew (they each inspired one, she reveals). Though her debut earlier this year was widely panned by serious critics, the line was an indisputable retail success. Given the quick turnaround for this new collection, chances are that when it hits stores next Saturday, Rihanna will have another hit on her hands.
Watch Japanese illustrator Natsko Seki in a dreamy new short film from Louis Vuitton talk about the creative process behind her forthcoming London travel guide–the first installment in a LV series. Mixing classic London with the offbeat, Seki uses her illustration technique that begins with minor photograph manipulation (“I always leave the skin-tone natural”), finished with fine-point drawing to add texture and depth, to recreate London cityscapes in an artful way that will surely appeal to the Louis Vuitton traveler.
Watch BBC correspondent Sharanjit Leyl interview Chanel’s Global Fashion President Bruno Pavlovsky about the surge in interest in high-end fashion in Asia following Chanel’s Resort Collection runway show last week in Singapore.
Watch Cara Delevingne and friends dance, undress, and play with expensive-looking props in YSL Beauté’s new campaign for its Baby Doll Mascara. Capitalizing on the British model’s recent white hot popularity in both the runway and editorial worlds, YSL cleverly found a way to feature two Caras–one naughty, one nice–while still remembering to include a few shots of the indulgent $27 mascara.
Watch Jimmy Choo Creative Director Sandra Choi and THR’s Janice Min and Merle Ginsberg talk about the legacy of the Cannes Film Festival and offer their picks for the 10 most stylish stars in its history. From Grace Kelly in the ‘5os to Catherine Deneuve in the ’60s to Angelina, Penelope, and Tilda today, this video offers a fun look at how the red carpet at the most esteemed film festival on the international circuit has evolved since it first rolled out in 1946.
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