Award winning actress Gwei Lun-Mei (or Kwai Lun-Mei, 桂纶镁, 桂纶镁) was in Paris to shoot the Covers of the May French style issues of ELLE Hong Kong with Photographer Benjamin Kanarek and Director Frédérique Renaut
That news alone was worth attending the Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week for Fall-Winter 2011-2012 – The return of the “Body-Consciousness” Master, Azzedine Alaïa.
Celebrities and Actresses attending the 2011 International Cannes Film Festival – Benjamin Kanarek Blog’s Fashion Picks from Photo Call and Red Carpet
While Haute Couture is highly celebrated on the red carpet, many fashion insiders seem confused over the true concept of the term. Four years ago, I made a short, personal film that documented my journey as an Armani Privé client. At the time, a British newspaper commented, “(Haute Couture) is such an elitist thing and […]
It’s Friday evening and the start of Oscar weekend. As I look out of my window, from high up in the Hollywood hills, I can barely see through the heavy mist and fog. My hairdresser and manicurist are both running late due to the treacherous rain and gridlock traffic. The dress I had planned on […]
During the build up to the Academy Awards, several hundred women in Hollywood are on a focused mission to get red carpet ready. There are a few tinsel town elite who, with their trusted team of stylists, hair & make-up artists, dressmakers, aestheticians and trainers, glide through February as if it were any other month. Some call these the fortunate few.
As I flew home from New York, I reflected upon the runway shows I had seen last week. Donna Karan’s Valentines Day show was the perfect winter-fall collection. Old Hollywood Glamour meets La Dolce Vita.
Katie Fogarty and Benjamin Kanarek also Published in Harper’s BAZAAR China February 2011 Issue
The 68th Annual Golden Globes was one of the most enjoyable awards ceremonies that I have ever had the pleasure of attending. For the most part, I accredit that to host Ricky Gervais. His introductions did not let me down and neither did the fashion. With a sweetheart neckline and a personality to match, Milla […]
Katie Fogarty stars in the fabulous “Tales of the Unexpected” shot by Benjamin Kanarek for Harper’s BAZAAR HONG KONG October 2010 – Haute Couture FW 2010/2011
Or… How I forgot to move on and am still on the Merry-Go-Round by: Benjamin Kanarek Looking around me during one of my fashion shoots, something struck me as very interesting and that was that those around me who were considered the Fashionably Fashionable were more than just Fashion conscious, they were attuned to a […]
The Best Of and the Worst Of… My Picks Looks – Stéphane Rolland, Chanel, Armani Privé 21 collections were presented to the press: from 10 Official Members (Adeline André, Anne Valérie Hash, Chanel, Christian Dior, Dominique Sirop, Franck Sorbier, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Maurizio Galante, Stéphane Rolland missing Christian Lacroix this season) from 4 Correspondents […]
I am posting this for those wanting to try small object still life photography. This is just one of a multiplicity of ways to do so…