Fragrance, Musings

Last night I wore Musc Ravageur

“You smell divine” the host said while opening the door of his apartment to this cold wreck of a man. A waltz of raised eyebrows on my face and a quick detour to safer topics to avoid any comment on the fragrance I was actually wearing. I simply did not mean to smell divine. I […]

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Fragrance, Musings

Last night I wore Tsar

As I roll myself in bed, equipped with the pungent kind of headache that only gin is able to deliver as well as the sinewy rasp of an evening faultily spent in a smoking area somewhere in the far east of London, elegant whiffs of powdery soap levitate drowsily from my wrists: Last night I […]

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Editorial, Fashion

Don’t cry out loud (just keep it inside)

Fashion is, in a nutshell, a very family-friendly way of dealing with the otherwise mysterious workings of desire. You have all of the salient plot-lines there, stylishly manicured on the shopfloor: The object, looking rather helpless on its shelf, the sense of ownership that any customer experienced when actually acquiring said object and the manipulative […]

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Fashion, Review

Céline Fall Winter 2015: Portrait of a lady

There is always been a great deal of ‘sex’ in all of the Céline collections that Phoebe Philo has shown as the creative director of the house. ‘Sex’ in all of its nuances: From seduction to femininity to power, the Céline woman has never shied away from wearing her soul on her own skin. In […]

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Fashion, Review

Mrs. Robinson reviews Jil Sander FW15

If we at Lujon Magazine were to review this collection, we would most definitely mention how glad we are to see Rodolfo Paglialunga finally starting to feel at ease with Ms.Sander’s aesthetic vocabulary after his somewhat clunky collection for last season. And we wouldn’t shy away from noticing the re-working of the previous creative director Raf Simons’ […]

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