Christopher Kane’s summer collection 2010  turned good girls bad,

drawing inspiration from the movie “Lolita”.

Pastel coloured and puffed-sleeve gingham dresses, bra-style contouring

and glimpses of nude chiffon underskirts gently subvert the sweetness of these clever creations.

From Friday 30th April to Sunday 9th May

Posted on: Friday, April 30th, 2010

The first Earth Day was founded in 1970 by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson

to create awareness and appreciation for the Earth and its environment.

It’s now celebrated in almost 200 countries. Every year this day advances mindfulness about climate policy,

energy efficiency, renewable energy and green jobs,

involving people to make personal commitments to sustainability.

A pivotal opportunity for individuals, corporations and governments to join together

and create a global green economy – promoting green building,

organic agriculture and responsible environmental practices.

This year the core event for celebrating

the Earth Day takes place at the National Mall in Washington DC :

a massive climate rally with notable speakers and live music.

Earth Day will continue on Sunday 25th

in London, New York, Rome and in other major capital cities around the world.

There will be more than 40 open events, amongst concerts and panels.

Follow all the activities on www.earthday.net and www.giornatamondialedellaterra.it
earth day


Created by Claude Nobs in 1967,

the Montreux Jazz Festival is the most important  international event for music in the world.

In 43 years its stages have been graced by the biggest names of music, amongst them:

Bill Evans Miles Davis, Ray Charles, David Bowie, Gato Barbieri, Aretha Franklin,

Dizzy Gillespie, Nina Simone, Joan Baez, Leonard Cohen, Quincy Jones and Massive Attack.

The Montreux Jazz Festival runs for two weeks from 2nd to 17th July.

On the occasion of the 44th edition of the Festival a limited edition book

by Claude Nobs has been published: a very special cased edition containing four books,

celebrating 40 years of the Festival and the story behind its creation.

On sale at 10 Corso Como bookshop starting 20th May.

www.montreuxjazz.com/2010

Kris Ruhs Jewellery

Kris Ruhs has over the years built up a sizable body of work; each piece is hammered,

shaped and composed in a way that echoes the artist’s larger sculptures.

Ruhs’s artistic curiosity is reflected in mediums

as diverse as rope, wood, silver, brass and gold.

The organic elements individually fashioned in these materials,

when joined together, lead the eye into seeing increasingly complex relationships

between the simple shapes he chooses to fashion.

On view are a series of necklaces, brooches, pendants and body ornaments

that echo Ruhs’s larger and earlier projects, expanding

from his first exhibitions in New York City in the 1980’s to the present.

Galleria Carla Sozzani

Corso Como 10, 20154 Milan, Italy

www.galleriacarlasozzani.org

Posted on: Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
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