Alice Pfeiffer

Alice Pfeiffer is a Paris-based freelance journalist, who writes for the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, Art in America, Interview, Tank and Elle US. After graduating with a Masters degree in Gender Studies from the London School of Economics, she went on to work as an editorial assistant for the International Herald Tribune in Paris. She is now working between her couch in Montmartre and London's East End. Her general interests are art, pastry, and bizarre facts.

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Versace Haute Couture S/S12

Showing in Paris for the first time since 2004, Donatella mixed baroque pieces with her classic 50s Hollywood glamour through golden dresses and shimmering bodices

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Giambattista Valli Haute Couture S/S12

The Roman designer sent out a collection of ethereal, lightweight beauty accented by silver accessories and sculpted jewelry, nodding to a surrealistic fairy tale that embodies the true spirit of Couture

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Laitinen A/W12

Shown alongside the Heikki Salonen show, the Finnish designer brought out sporty unisex looks with an unusual injection of colour

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Cerruti Menswear A/W12

Zoran Bosanac updates the brand's old archives with modern fabrics, polite brights and a nod to 90s adolescence to sum up today's comfortable man

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Julius Menswear A/W12

Ergonomic jumpsuits, slip-on army boots, and sleeveless leather capes dominated the Japanese designer's moody and dark show

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Henrik Vibskov Menswear A/W12

The Danish designer celebrates his 10th year of shows in Paris, with a quirky yet wearable collection of gentlemanly knitwear, harem pants and 1920s felt hats

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Manuel Magazine

We chat to contributor Clément Dauvent about the new French art magazine, out in January with a ‘The Death of the Icon’ theme

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WHITE Milan

At the annual Italian fashion fair, these six talented designers were given a platform to showcase their work

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Marni Womenswear S/S12

Designer Consuelo Castiglioni delivered a 70s inspired collection with delicate pieces that oozed femininity and ladylike dressing

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Trussardi Womenswear S/S12

In his first womenswear collection for the Italian power house, Umit Benan looked towards Antonioni’s The Passenger for inspiration and showed suits in a 50s influenced style

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Etro Womenswear S/S12

A colourful collection from the Italian powerhouse who brought out its signature greens with flashes of neon and black for a modern tribal feel

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Prada Womenswear S/S12

Bare midriffs and bandeau tops gave a tongue-in-cheek 90s workout feel whilst silk jackets added a more 1950s touch worn with high-waisted pencil skirts

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Gucci Womenswear S/S12

Frida Giannini showed black and white suits mixed with green graphics in a collection inspired by Italian bohemia and the 1920s

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Bespoke Loewe

Stuart Vevers launched the Spanish luxe brand's first made-to-order service for clothes and bags in Paris this week

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Givenchy Haute Couture A/W11

Riccardo Tisci presented an all-white line of long sheer skirts, flowing sleeves and structured high-necklines as a continuation of last year's couture collection