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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

If a fashion stint is to be measured by Shakespearean terms, an exit after his much lauded spring collection, with the envisioning of the Jil Sander bride, would’ve qualified as a departure steeped in the Logos – departing with order intact.

Girard-Perregaux partnered up with renowned celebrity photographers Markus and Indrani for the launch of the ICONS exhibition and book launch last night at the Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.

The iconic Gucci bit loafer is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and it was beautifully honored in each look of Frida Giannini’s latest menswear collection.

In 1942 Architectural Forum magazine commissioned a group of architects to design projects for a hypothetical postwar American city, rethinking both urban community life and the relationship between architecture and urban planning.

The Mongolian feel was opulent and redolent, a narrative of an evolution of style collected through travel. Makeup artist Tom Pechuex created a makeup look with geometric eyeliner, strengthened with a pop of silver on the inner corners on fresh, radiant skin.

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.

Standing side by side along a wall of windows, in the large expanse of a 12th floor loft along the Hudson, were Gregory Parkinson’s girls donning his breathtaking dresses for Spring.

The Italian fashion designer has been on vacation lately, spending time on his yacht in Monte Carlo and Saint Tropez.

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.

There was a warmth and luminosity to the skin; the brand’s new Fresh Glow Foundation was used and dotted with its anticipated Illuminator. Cheeks were softly contoured, and powder skipped to keep the dewy effect.

It’s no secret that Balenciaga’s menswear shows and presentations are a considerably sobering experience compared to its universally lauded sister outings.

I first stumbled on Flara’s work while I was trawling the internet for some original artwork to use for our Beauty Section and was delighted to discover that she is willing to collaborate with us for some future pieces! In the meantime I got to know her a bit better.

Those breezy, flouncy layers of silk-organza were probably the most obvious affirmation that the House of Christian Dior – with or without John Galliano’s vision–will thrive on, effortlessly.

The 35-year-old model is famed for her cleanly shaved head and youthful face. She thinks her skin has helped secure her a lot of work, although she claims talk of the industry being ageist is out-dated.

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli are something like conjurers. Their Valentino woman is a perfect mix of modern and mythic femininity. Their clothes have always been blessed by a finely tuned temporal amalgamation of good taste – a little bit of the old, a little bit of the new.

The Italian fashion house was bought by private equity firm Permira five years ago. The company worked hard to improve Valentino’s finances and is now selling it to an investor.

Let’s scratch that surface for the New Year. Let’s get that skin looking it’s very best so that we can worry about all those other resolutions. Skincare is the first thing you need to worry about when it comes to makeup

A single finger wave opposite the part strongly gave a chic effect to the total look. Diane Kendal used MAC backstage, producing a multishade red lip layering MAC Cherry Red lip pencil all over the lip, outlining the lip with Vino Lip Pencil.

Attention all fashion-minded scribes! Bloginity.com is looking for NYC-based fashion interns and LA-based beauty interns to start ASAP!

For the London 2012 Olympics, Lauren has evolved his classic cuts to make athletes’ uniforms which are slightly different than what is expected.

Expect the unexpected is the constant protocol du jour on show or press day at Balenciaga. The guessing game is only a halfway fruitless endeavor with a Nicolas Ghesquiere collection.

The backstage feel Andrew Kuykendall gives us with this editorial featuring Soo Joo makes you feel like you’re actually there. Where “there” is exactly, is for you to decide.

The supermodel first teamed up with the denim brand five years ago. The partnership is still going strong and Heidi appears in the new campaign, which is the largest to date and will include TV and print slots.

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

Raf Simons has discovered “specific codes” since he began working at Christian Dior.