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Coming Up Short

It was, using Edward De Vere’s words, much ado about nothing. The media didn’t think so, called it “Deflategate,” and one of America’s great sporting heroes, Tom Brady, was pilloried as if he had inflated the beautiful model Giselle Bunchen, his wife, against her wishes. If any of you Quest readers missed it while on …

Lacoste Spring 2014

by Alex R. Travers It was generally a treat for the people in the audience to see Felipe Oliveira Baptista’s Spring 2014 collection for Lacoste. Left on each seat was a booklet full of images and explanations. Inside were photos from the Lacoste archives: ready-to-wear shots from 1969 and 1970—set in or around abandoned tennis …

Lacoste’s Latest Fragrance: Noir

by Alex R. Travers Lacoste’s latest eau de toilette, an intense fragrance aptly named Noir, was inspired by a warm summer night. The top notes, which evaporate rather quickly, are reminiscent of pineapples and watermelons. At the heart of the scent is lavender, Egyptian basil, and verbena. The base notes of Noir—dark chocolate fused with …

Meet the new artistic director at Hermès

After seven years designing women’s ready-to-wear, Jean-Paul Gaultier is stepping down from his post at Hermès. The surprise replacement is Christophe Lemaire, who’s known most recently for breathing new life into Lacoste. Lemaire also designs an eponymous line that blends Eastern influences with French high-fashion, ultimately creating voluminous figures that tend to enshroud the entire …