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5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Berluti

The peerless French fashion-show producer took Berluti’s heritage and tailored it to fit modern times
Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

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Alexandre de Betak talks Fashion Show Revolution with Phaidon's William Norwich in New York
And the special guests included Vogue's Sally Singer and graphic designer Patrick Li
Published: Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Have you seen our Tomas Maier pop-up store?
We have teamed up with the brilliant designer to launch a temporary retail space in New York City
Published: Monday, 13 November 2017
No one did gold like Yves Saint Laurent
The late designer adored gold, and shaped the precious metal into some surprisingly commonplace forms
Published: Friday, 10 November 2017
Betak takes Dover Street Market
The worlds of fashion, art and music come together in London for the launch of Betak: Fashion Show Revolution
Published: Friday, 10 November 2017
5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Vaccarello
Discover how this wizard of the catwalk mastered runway lighting in the shows of the Belgian-Italian designer
Published: Wednesday, 8 November 2017
5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Viktor&Rolf
In 2002 Alexandre Betak applied blue screen technology to the Dutch dynamic duo’s Parisian runway show
Published: Friday, 3 November 2017
5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Hussein Chalayan
In 2000, Alexandre Betak took Chalayan's most challenging garment - the Airplane Dress - and made it soar
Published: Friday, 20 October 2017
No one did Polaroids like Yves Saint Laurent
For the designer, instantaneous prints served both as documentary device - and vital creative tool
Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017
No one did fake jewels like Yves Saint Laurent
Though he created clothes for the jet set, Yves favoured costume jewellery over genuinely precious stones
Published: Tuesday, 10 October 2017
5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Rodarte 2016
Creating a visual presence on the catwalk proved tricky - until the sisters met fashion genius Alexandre de Betak
Published: Friday, 6 October 2017
Alexandre de Betak wows Paris
Our author and runway legend took fashion fans to heaven (and Anna Wintour and Mario Testino to dinner) last night
Published: Thursday, 28 September 2017
Colette goes crazy for Betak!
Fashion boutique draws inspiration from catwalk's backstage area for new Alexandre de Betak collection
Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017


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