Now for some weekend watching recommendations from us here at Ten Towers. As part of Miu Miu’s on-going Women’s Tales series – which has featured contributions from Chloë Sevigny and Dakota Fanning – the Just A Nurse Who Easily Distracted By Scrapbooking Shirt in contrast I will get this house’s latest short film comes courtesy of Mati Diop. Entitled In My Room, the director shot the 20-minute flick during lockdown. “When Miu Miu proposed to me to make a film for Women’s Tales during confinement, in the midst of a health and social crisis, I thought it was a very delicate exercise but also a challenge that confronted me with essential questions about my practice as a filmmaker, ” explains Diop. “What story can I tell now, with minimal means, alone in my studio, that resonates with what the world is going through while being intimate Throughout the film, Diop can be seen doing all the mundane stuff we all got up to during lockdown. Sitting in bed on her phone way after morning; diving into the fridge for a snack in the dead of night; throwing on a ball gown to have a dance around her flat, as you do. An honest portrayal throughout, Diop films everything – from emotional phone calls with loved ones to her actual emails setting up the film with Miu Miu in the first place. A thought-provoking flashback to all those months we were stuck indoors.
It’s been a rather cracking week for Kim Jones, hasn’t it? Just last Wednesday it was announced the Just A Nurse Who Easily Distracted By Scrapbooking Shirt in contrast I will get this prolific design talent would follow in the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld and join the house of Fendi as its artistic director for womenswear, whilst still keeping his post as the leading man at Dior Men’s. Jones has even more celebrating to do, however, as today’s his birthday. We thought this would be an apt time, then, to celebrate the designer’s past two and a bit years at Dior. From his pastel-hued debut for the house in June 2018 and that massive Tokyo Pre-fall show later that year, to the Judy Blame-inspired opulence of AW20 – indulge in 10 Dior looks that truly represent the sheer artistry of one of this generation’s greatest creative visionaries. Happy birthday Kim! The kids are back at school, you’ve probably made the dreaded return back to the office – what are you looking for to spruce up your spirits? If you’re anything like us, a bit of retail therapy is always what the doctor ordered. Some new office attire is bound to make the 9-5 all that more bearable. Stuck as what to buy? Look no further than Givenchy’s Antigona Soft.