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Archive Monday, January 23rd 2017

More and more Western stores are popping up in Asia, confirming its place as a dominating fashion hotspot.

Audemars Piguet, will introduced his own space Lounge AP in the next edition of ARCO, the International Fair of Contemporary Art in Madrid.

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.“

The designer’s collection Miss Wu will launch in January 2013 but he’s happy to talk about it already. It’s aimed at a different consumer to his main line and is also cheaper. To ensure it looked different too, the designer decided to employ a totally new team.

From the museum that brought visitors the very first interactive multimedia gallery tour back in 2001 comes a new way to explore modern and contemporary art.

H&M will debut a 30-second ad during the Super Bowl to launch the new DAVID BECKHAM Bodywear collection.

One would be hard-pressed to recall a more accessible line-up from one of fashion’s most wayward artists. It was burgeoning, bustling, ebullient punk.

In contemporary fashion, there are few pleasures as satisfying as following Brit designer Christopher Kane from Point A to Point B. While his pieces are almost always certainly ‘pretty’, they happen to be interesting enough to be equally ‘lugubrious’.

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Belgian-born Natalie Joos moved to New York to begin a successful career in fashion. Starting as Glenn O’Brienn assistant, she then began Craig McDean’s studio manager before launching her own casting agency in 2003.

Ethereal faces were simple, but made a statement; makeup artist Lucia Pieroni took up the challenge of transforming Kane’s creations into something strange and elegant. Pieroni prepped the skin with NARSskin Optimal Brightening Concentrate, Pre Prime Skin Prep, and the new Radiant Creamy Concealer for a glow that was otherworldly.

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

Face it! we are obsessed with achieving flawless skin, and why not? With so many products on the market and many claims being made I aim to break things down a bit to help you make an informed choice.

Using the “opulence of Indochina” as his inspiration, Peter Dundas takes us on a journey of Asian eloquence with delicate dragon and tiger embroideries, kimono jackets, and plunging cheongsams revealing bare backs of the adventurous wearer.

Aline Weber photographed by Liz Collins for Numero #132.

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.

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.

The designer has been described as a ‘print magician’ for her tongue-in-cheek surrealist creations that fetch up to $48,000 apiece. She has already earned herself an army of celebrity fans including Keira Knightly, Alexa Chung and Solange Knowles.

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough reinvent the idea of the “cool” girl every season at Proenza Schouler, and this one birthed the computer manufactured, high def heroine that is both ambitious and energetic decked out in a collage of abstract images said to be found from Tumblr.

Valentino CEO Stefano Sassi says he is “delighted” with the sale of the company and believes the move will help to further increase revenue.

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.

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

It should be no surprise that exercise has numerous health benefits other than just feeling better and being healthier. Working out will give you incredible beauty benefits as well.

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.

Our friends over at FACTORY311 had recently wrapped a photo shoot with Jon Kortajarena for Elle Vietnam and we got the first glimpse.

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