Good Reads
Archive Sunday, January 22nd 2017

The name Renee Yohe may be familiar to you from all the support work the non-profit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms has done in her honor.

Lanvin’s 82-year-old model didn’t smile when shooting Lavin’s new campaign, so people thought she was “mad”.

That strange sensation in the pit of your stomach before a Prada show is very natural. It’s called anticipation. Every spring and fall, for at least 8 minutes, the fashion world comes to a halt and pays attention to what Prada and crew have to deliver for the season.

The British Fashion Council (BFC) today announced the winner of this year’s BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund is presented to Jonathan Saunders.

Veteran model Cameron Russell did something quite refreshing, and almost unheard of, during her ten-minute talk at the TEDxMidAtlantic: BE FEARLESS event: she told the truth and gave honest answers to the questions she is most frequently asked.

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.

John Galliano is reportedly planning to move to America so his partner can become a stylist.

Girard-Perregaux, iconic luxury Swiss watch brand, has announced the addition of Dominique Loiseau to its manufacturing team.

Although the collection was very different, the same playful, quirky spirit could be seen in the presentation, which was held at London’s Claridges Ballroom and transformed into an English country garden with pastel-colored garden gnomes and wheelbarrows dotted around, accompanied by lush floral hangings.

It’s that time of year again. Let me guess, you’ve already done a complete one over of yourself and figured out what needs to change yet again? Well, here’s a novel idea, how about being good to yourself?

After winning the CFDA Swarovski Award for Womenswear and delivering on that promise with a Fall collection that landed right at the tippy tops of most editors’ best of the season lists, one could only guess that being Joseph Altuzarra these days comes with pressure most mortals would crumble under.

It’s not surprising that various art forms excite us more than ordinary office jobs. This is why Alejandro Medina traded in a finance specialist job for a career in music. He wanted to make sure that he was capable of creating music and developing a sound of his own. He met his goal, becoming the solo artist best known as Lexo The Great.

Yan Nascimbene was raised in France and Italy. After working as a photographer in a Paris fashion studio, he studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York and at the University of California at Davis.

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.

Having been a serious spin class and fitness junkie in the past, I take my workouts very seriously but I also need to be able to enjoy them.

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

Banana Republic and Trina Turk are proud to announce the debut of the Banana Republic Trina Turk Collection – a limited-edition capsule featuring chic summer essentials inspired by the southern California lifestyle.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced today the acquisition of noted artist Robert Arneson’s Portrait of George (Moscone), 1981, a large-scale commemorative bust of former San Francisco Mayor George Moscone that incited great controversy when first commissioned and unveiled by the city more than 30 years ago.

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

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

The Manhattan Vintage show has its fair share of characters, but Meika and Warren Franz – co-owners of Another Man’s Treasure – are undeniably the queen and king of the trade show that brings together over 75 of the country’s top vintage clothing and antique textile dealers twice a year. In less than a decade the Franz’s have built a strong reputation for consistently providing some of the most sought-after designer vintage in the market.

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

There was a drastic difference between the boudoir bondage and the beauty that accompanied it this season at BCBG Max Azria.

Donatella Versace will find it hard to “face” the venue for her upcoming couture show as it reminds her of her late brother.

The editor of Vogue is due to hold the lucrative dinner party on August 6 with tickets estimated at $35,800 per plate.