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Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

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

Charlotte Tilbury brought color, creativity and a serious eye to this amazing runway show. Her inspiration? As simple but complicated as “a bird’s feather.”

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.

You cannot get more creative and beautiful and inspirational than M.A.C artist Kabuki. It was such a pleasure to see Kabuki’s work on Zac Posen’s runway.

A 3D fashion campaign for Russian brand Osome2some, photographed by Andrew Kalashnikov and styled by Julia Chagaeva.

Your brushes should be a thing of joy, beautiful tools to precisely apply your make up. As I’m sure you know they can also cost a fortune and that is precisely why they should be treated with respect. Brushes will pick up dirt, oils, and dead skin cells and this is why cleaning is so important.

Charlotte Ronson steered clear of grunge this season and showed a more ladylike, refined collection.

Have you ever seen a color and it just takes your breath away? This is exactly what happened when I saw the colors from Senna Cosmetic’s new Velvet Lipstick line. These colors are seriously something special and they feel like magic when applied.

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.

Throughout his career, contemporary American artist Jasper Johns, now 82, has found new ways to explore, as he once put it, “how we see and why we see the way we do.” Continually reinventing his own work, he has driven key transformation in the art world for nearly 60 years.

Giorgio Armani reveals it’s new Autumn Winter advertising campaign photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggot featuring Aymeline Valade and Simon Nessman

Move over tea, Britain’s got another major export taking over: models. This week’s example? None other than Miss Cara Delevingne, the 20-year-old fresh-faced beauty who’s spring DKNY print ads were just unveiled.

Winner of the Golden Lion award at the 2011 Venice Biennale, The Clock is a cinematic tour de force that unfolds on the screen in real time through thousands of film excerpts that form a 24-hour montage.

Sheraton New Orleans announced the launch of an exclusive and expanded exhibit of original photographs of 1950s New Orleans by world-famous photographer Jack Robinson.

The Italian fashion house returned to the world of couture for the first time in years earlier in 2012 and is due to show its latest collection on Sunday.

Raf Simmons said it himself, “a shift is happening.” The truth in this statement could be seen in his anomalous sense of color in his clothing as well as the makeup look that complimented the collection.

The model appears on the cover of UK Elle magazine’s September issue where she opens up about her first experiences in the industry, which were far from glamorous. The 25-year-old found leaving her home in Britain in order to pursue a modeling career in America tough and describes the experience as soulless and isolating.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is among several California museums included in the global expansion of Google’s pioneering Art Project, originally launched in February of 2011 and now unveiled in a significantly enhanced platform on Tuesday, April 3.

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?

Regina Spektor will release her highly anticipated new studio album ‘What We Saw From The Cheap Seats’ on May 28th on Sire / Warner Bros. Records. The album reunites Spektor with production partner Mike Elizondo (Eminem, Fiona Apple, Dr. Dre) and is her first album of new material since 2009’s ‘far’.

Vivienne Westwood Red Label this season was by far one of the favorite beauty looks of the week, although not quite as ready to wear as the collection itself, definitely bold and interesting to watch as each face told the story of an Andy Warhol painting come to life.

Hedi Slimane has revealed more about what he plans for the future of Yves Saint Laurent.

The French-Italian model-and-actress doesn’t need to wear a lot of make-up to feel comfortable in her own skin.

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.

Alber Elbaz‘s grip and understanding of Lanvin‘s legacy has been so thorough it’s hard to imagine a time when he was not creative director of the house. He’s truly captured the moment. See the entire Pre Fall 2012 collection right here.