Photography by Reiko Toyama
Our standard is based on everyday-use cosmetics and items that can be used forever. We have selected some timeless essentials that match the Union aesthetic.
BERTIEN VAN MANEN
Photography by Bertien van Manen
We bring you a collection of photographs that we particularly love, from Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen’s masterful Easter and Oak Trees book. These wonderful pictures, taken in Den Eikenhorst, Holland, during the 1970s, represent very early work but already exhibit her originality.
BLOWING IN THE WIND
Photography by Juliette Abitbol / Edouard Sanville
A flared skirt or a beautiful or shiny dress sway in the breeze. Spring is already nearly upon us, but we are totally prepared. The warm streets of Paris welcomed these superb pieces.
Photography by Gerry Johansson
In this series, we aim to introduce greats of photography to the next generation. This time, we present Swedish photographer Gerry Johansson. The silent scenes in these minimal compositions capture timeless moments. Shot from a strong, unwavering viewpoint, they resonate, leaving a lasting impression.
Photography by Ola Rindal
These trousers follow in the tradition of mens’ tailoring, creating beautiful silhouettes. There is an abundance of modernity in this loose but varied range, worn here in bold looks.
Photography by Umit Savaci
Elegant, voluminous silhouettes and luxurious fabrics create a relaxed mood, these pieces are the main characters for a special day. This is a timeless, quality collection that will become masterpieces.
THE ART OF CRAFTSMANSHIP BEHIND CHANEL’S MÉTIERS D’ART
Photography by Olivier Kervern
Behind every the sparkle of couture fashion industry, there is a “savoir-faire des Métiers d’art”, a profound know-how of the French arts and crafts. We went to visit three of the most prestigious workshops that are essential to Chanel’s haute couture. They stand next to each other very secretly in a rather plain modern building, where nobody would imagine the luxury being produced behind these ordinary walls.
GHOSTS OF DOVER
Photography by Sarah Blais
At the foot of the cliffs of Dover, by the English Channel, appears a beautiful female figure. There is no time to meet her melancholic gaze. The ghost vanishes into the white cliffs wearing playful spring clothes.
Photography by Ronan Gallagher
This is a collection of personal work from the streets of the world by Ronan Gallagher. Drawn from his favoured subject of the elderly, he uses his unique viewpoint exquisitely to capture split seconds. Enjoy these images featuring his trademark palette of soft, beautiful colours.
Photography by Anne Schwalbe
This collection from noir kei ninomiya looks stunning in contrast to the glittering white snow. He is a master of intricate fabric techniques and processes. The strength and beauty expressed in black takes us away to a fantasy world.
Photography by Marcus Schaefer
This story invites you into the world of surrealism. This season’s collection from Miu Miu applies concepts of incompleteness and the unfinished. It displays a new aesthetic, a different expression from other collections. There is risk, sensitivity and sweetness to this enticing new world.