Good Reads
Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

We caught up with the style icon at Barney’s, where over the most wholesome of breakfasts, sweet berries and a heavenly combination of yogurt and oatmeal — foods Doonan describes as decidedly “gay” as opposed to typically “straight” fare like fried bacon and eggs — he read selections from his book and fielded questions.

Raf Simons’ debut couture collection for Christian Dior drew a designer crowd including Marc Jacobs and Donatella Versace.

Victoria Beckham spent five months perfecting things when she acted as a guest editor of US Glamour magazine.

1940s glamor reigned at the Burberry Prorsum catwalk today. Christopher Bailey looked to capes and corsets to tap into that zenith of Brit elegance and he did so by turning out pieces you wouldn’t necessarily envision belonging to the Burberry house upon first glance.

To make things more interesting, the Sperry team asked that we coordinate our looks according to four given themes: ‘Tea Time’, ‘Tour Around Town’, ‘Wimbledon Whites’ and ‘Olympic Games’.

A fashion spread by Teck Lim

Makeup artist James Kaliardos created an unbelievable look for this season’s Diane Von Furstenberg’s runway show.

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.

A true Chanel story from beginning to end, shot along the quiet French shore by Sandra Fourqui and styled by Karine Martins, using Chanel’s ‘Paris-Bombay’ Pre-Fall 2012 collection.

This time around Karan tapped into old Hollywood’s androgynous icon, Marlene Dietrich. Designers walk tight ropes when choosing iconic figures as inspiration for their collections.

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.

We sit down with fashion designer Jan Taminiau just a few days after his show in Paris to chat with ease on his life, his views on gossips and his collections.

Candice Swanepoel photographed by Terry Richardson for Vogue Japan. A larger-than-life, fun editorial, Candice poses alongside giant crayons, ice-cream sundaes and oddly enough, a shark.

A series of mixed illustration by Daryl Feril of some of the worlds most famous designer brands done with graphite and watercolor and some digital work. “The design aim to illustrate and create a very feminine mood yet still converse the sophistication and identity of each brand” says Daryl.

An editorial collaboration between Stylenoir and photographers Merry P and Daniel Lehenbauer, focussed around the ideas of lust, hunger and strength of passion.

Bloginity recently met young photographer Neringa Rekasiute, who explores art out of her studio in the cosmopolitan metropolis of London. She gives us some insight about her likes and preferences, including why she prefers film over to digital, who her favorite subjects to photograph are, as well as touching on the roots of her motivation. Neringa is a true generator of ideas. Find out more about her below.

Tom Ford is to showcase his menswear collection and open a flagship store in London next year.

Michael’s latest line is a fusion of natural tones and bright, sparkling pieces. Michael enjoys creating different looks because he knows everyone has their own style. His eye for fashion also goes down well with the designer’s friends.

Raf Simons is reportedly planning to stage two shows during the upcoming Couture Fashion Week.

Giorgio Armani continues his commitment to help countries such as Ghana and Bolivia with his Acqua for Life project and his support of Green Cross International, which focus on bringing clean drinking water where it is scarce or unavailable, as well as help schooling.

Lindsey Wixson and Madison Headrick bonded while they were in Paris for Haute Couture Fashion Week recently.

An editorial from Ground Magazine, titled Deus Ex Machina. The fashion photographs are placed side by side with sculpture photography in the magazine, resulting in a collection of images focussed around the concept of structure.

Roberto Cavalli and Marcolin present a Special Edition Sunglasses Collection for the Fall/Winter 2012-13 women’s fashion show.

Running from 15th – 17th June, London will kick start the Menswear calendar with a showcase of British brands and businesses embedded in a cultural program.

The Museum of Modern Art’s Performance Program will resume in April with Words in the World, a series of performances and programs that generate a “live” response to the possibilities opened by the relationship between performance and language.