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Hélène R. Hidalgo

Lola Loves… Sadie Hennessy – Splice

We love Sadie Hennessy “Splice” and her conception of “faux nostalgia” for a time that never really existed...  In August 2010 she won the Jealous Graduate Art Prize for her MA show at the Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London, England. “Splice” was showcased in the exhibition More Strange Hunger at…

Interview with Dark Furs

With Suzanne May’s powerful vocals and moody instrumentals, Dark Furs sound like an elegant and tormented reverie. Based in Los Angeles, the duo, featuring the London-born singer and keyboardist May and guitarist Chad Phillips, have recently released their second EP "En L’air". Recorded and mixed at the Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood, the sound is simply amazing! Dark, sophisticated, and a bit anxious. May took the time to answer some of our questions.

Photography Interview — Sophie & Milo in Beauville

“Dreamy, personal and pure” is how Sophie Van der Perre, 27, would describe her photographic style. When studying at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, Netherlands, she learned how to shoot and select the right images. Now based in Amsterdam, Sophie likes to be surrounded by her muses. Here, she tells us more about the day she spent with Milo, walking around the streets of Beauville, France.

Lola Loves… Joe Webb’s Invisible Man

We love Joe Webb’s sexy vintage negative space. In this series of romantic collages created by the British artist, we meet the invisible man – or the ‘ideal man’- with a mysterious je ne sais quoi that is so alluring to women. Well appreciated by art lovers, Webb’s images have become an online sensation and…

Vintage Photos from Russia “Instagram Style”

Pioneer colour photographer, Sergey Prokudin-Gorskii, captures Russia as it was at the beginning of the 20th century “Instagram style.” A chemist by trade, Prokudin-Gorskii is interested in the science of color photography and studied with experts in Berlin and Paris. To create colour images, he had to take three consecutive photos: the first using a…

Chanel Pre-Fall 2015 Métiers d’Art Collection

Kark Lagerfeld presented the Chanel Pre-Fall collection 2015-2016 in the city of Salzburg, Austria. This city, known as the jewel of baroque architecture and the backdrop of the Sound of Music, was the natural choice to host the 13th Métiers d'Art show. This special collection is presented every year in December in a city related to the history of Chanel and serves as a stage to celebrates the craftsmanship of Chanel's artisans.