Good Reads
Archive Monday, January 23rd 2017

As part of Olafur Eliasson: Little Sun at Tate Modern, to be launched on 28 July 2012, visitors will be invited to look at works of art in the dark using only the light of Eliasson’s Little Sunsolar-powered lamps.

Zac Posen’s collections are best experienced in person. So when we received the invitation to personally view the Resort 2013 collection at the Zac Posen showroom in TriBeCa we knew we were in for amazing craftsmanship, showmanship, and new and interesting takes on 1940s Hollywood and American aristocratic dress.

Façades, a fashion editorial photographed by Jessica Ahlborn, which plays on the idea of concealed identities and masquerade.

Giles Deacon shows us a tougher side of spring with his new black and white collection this season. Leather laser cut dresses and silk photo prints were playful, but still sexy revealing bare skin underneath graphic cut outs.

Karl Lagerfeld says healthy competition in the fashion industry is creatively stimulating for designers.

Conceived by Creative Director Peter Dundas, a powerfully reinvented palazzo inspires the brand’s new flagship in Madison Avenue in New York, creating the world’s largest Pucci store and igniting an ambitious global retail rollout.

The attempt here seems to be no-fuss Parisienne elegance, but injected with a touch of modernity that Galliano couldn’t seem to wrangle for himself.

Elie Saab opened its first store in Switzerland. The free-standing boutique is located in Geneva, at the heart of one its most prestigious luxury shopping districts, on the Quai Général Guisan.

With Tisci’s help, Couture has its bite back, and pre-fall–usually a collection of basics used by retailers to freshen up the floor–is now a veritable space for new, interesting and bold design.

At a time when most artists pull farther from the public, you get the feeling that Kevin Barnes is more interested in his fans than ever before, if only to better understand himself.

In hi-tech felt and sculptural rubber, the Lanvin woman for Fall 2012 rises like a living sketch, armed with the power of desire.

Givenchy S/S 2012 Cosmetics Collection

50 Years of the CFDA is the first museum exhibition to celebrate the quintessentially American artistry of the leading fashion trade organization in the United States.

There was a very strong eye; Pat McGrath created something “very manga” layering an orange greasepaint over blocked-out arches and sweeping a black greasepaint through the crease and up toward the brow bone. Upper and lower lash lines were then rimmed with alternating strokes of black and purple pencil.

There is a name that stands out in the music industry – Yoann Lemoine. Massive talent, France native, for the music lovers perhaps better known as Woodkid.

To say that this was a collection of exquisite elegance and an almost quiet refinement would be an understatement.

Immediately you notice the quality, from the stitching and lining in the case and on the roll to the smell, that divine smell. I couldn’t stop sniffing the leather and I bet you won’t be able to either.

In the world of fashion, model and actress Olivia Palermo rarely puts a wrong foot. And in the below pictorial spread, the American-born beauty continues her stylish ways, showcasing exquisite selections by fine jewelry maker, Carrera y Carrera.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 84th Academy Awards®.

Texas-based multi-instrumentalist John Dulfilho is responsible for a lot of great music, whether as founder of The Deathray Davies and I Love Math or as drummer with psych-pop Elephant 6 collective Apples in Stereo.

A new photo shoot titled Shadow Games photographed by Herve Coutin and styled by Karine Martins featuring Katya of Major Models Paris and was exclusively shot for Bloginity.

Tom Ford announces the launch of a special edition optical eyewear collection

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.

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have really locked in on the princess dream dress at Valentino. There’s something regal about their clothes. Their diffusion line Red Valentino still fits into the princess motif, but this girl is all good times and frivolity.

The first step to shaking of those winter months is putting a bit of life back in to our skin.