Good Reads
Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

In most cases, fashion watches smile prettily but check on the inside and it leaves a lot to be desired.

The fashion heavyweights came together to get buyers into the stores, but this time, for a particularly prescient good cause.

Michael Kors teams up with DJ, model, and styler Alexandra Richards for the second edition of “Kors Collaborations”

Attention electronic music lovers! We got a chance to talk to charismatic french electro master Yuksek. With two studio albums under his belt, Yuksek’s name is synonymous with incredible, improvised live performances.

Amongst the most common and enduring definitions of design is “problem-solving.” An issue arises.

Regina Spektor will release her highly anticipated new studio album ‘What We Saw From The Cheap Seats’ on May 28th on Sire / Warner Bros. Records. The album reunites Spektor with production partner Mike Elizondo (Eminem, Fiona Apple, Dr. Dre) and is her first album of new material since 2009’s ‘far’.

Nothing was what it seemed at Alexander Wang’s Fall 2012 show. The materials he used were the most customized and luxe he has ever employed.

Preen’s design duo Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi have said it feels great to return to their “own turf” after five years of showing in New York.

Marni’s Consuelo Castiglioni decided that this was the season to turn that cushiony notion right on its head. Marni is a label brimming with supposed givens. Marni means color, print, fabulous jewelry – it means leather and fur. Turns out, not so much. Well, at least not this season, anyway.

As a lover of Japonesque product you can imagine my delight in discovering the release of their new travel brushes

Alber Elbaz‘s grip and understanding of Lanvin‘s legacy has been so thorough it’s hard to imagine a time when he was not creative director of the house. He’s truly captured the moment. See the entire Pre Fall 2012 collection right here.

Herve Coutin photographs Weronika P on the French coast, Le Havre. Weronika is dressed in a predominantly vintage wardrobe by Kat Rutherford.

The designer plans to sell an affordable range of ready to wear dresses in the hope of rectifying her cash flow problems. Betsey had a well-publicized bankruptcy case in April this year that resulted in the closure of the majority of her stores.

Parra’s witty, often raunchy work captures attention with its vibrant color, curvaceous lines, and eccentric, distinctive imagery. The largely self-taught artist began his illustration and design career drawing flyers and posters for music venues in Amsterdam in the 1990s;

Los Angeles based Nick Miller is the man behind the upcoming novel “Isn’t It Pretty To Think So?” and one of the most talented rising writers that we’ve come across. “Anything I’ve ever passionately done has always been rooted in writing.“

After the explosive success of Versace for H&M and the welcome return to couture form with Atelier Versace, it appears Donatella’s newfound creative impetus has staked fertile ground in the ready-to-wear line, making for a fresh and spirited Versace girl, but one whose inherent carnality is always close at hand.

El Grand Chamaco creates a series of illustrations done on an iPhone by the tip of his finger.

Living life as a model in the bustling metropolis of New York City isn’t half bad. We had the opportunity to sit down with a rising star in the industry.

First look at the Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2012 Campaign

Isa Genzken is arguably one of the most important and influential female sculptor of the past 30 years.

Angela Missoni knows texture. She’s sustained a house on that foundation. For fall 2012 she brought things back to nature, but with an expressionist twist.

A powerful, dynamic fashion editorial photographed by Alan Chan, titled Last Resort. A stunning location and bold wardrobe choices make the editorial especially striking.

The designer showed off his high-end label Privé at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week and showed he is still a force to be reckoned with.

Bill Blass’ upcoming New York Fashion Week show has been canceled and its entire staff fired. The fashion house was due to show off its Spring/Summer 13 line in September.

Part of iconic design duo Dolce & Gabbana, the fashion creative is currently awaiting the exhibition of his black and white imagery which will also be released in a book entitled Campioni – Fotografie by Domenico Dolce.