Good Reads
Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

In an effort to revive the iconic style of Italy’s haute bourgeoisie Massimiliano Giornetti, creative director at Salvatore Ferragamo, elevated classic 60s silhouettes with rough touches of exotic skins and intriguing appliqués.

Lara Stone continues to dazzle as the face of Calvin Klein in the label’s fall campaign.

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

The new host of House of Style will be revealed at the MTV Video Music Awards in September. The show’s shooting schedule coincides with New York Fashion Week, but will debut officially on October 9.

A fashion spread by Teck Lim

The return of Jil Sander to her eponymous line after an eight year high-fashion hiatus is one of the industry’s most noted, talked about stories.

Heidi Klum says the two designers who walked out of the latest Project Runway series were “childish”

In most cases, fashion watches smile prettily but check on the inside and it leaves a lot to be desired.

It seems as if mega mass-retailer H&M has done it again. Bouncing back from an incredibly successful capsule collection designed by Consuelo Castiglioni, creative director of Marni, Margareta van den Bosch, creative advisor at H&M, has confirmed that the next high-low collaboration will feature none other than high-concept house Maison Martin Margiela

Jennifer Avello shoots a series of dynamic studio-based photographs starring McKey Sullivan. Styling by Marta Cebrat-Czernik and hair and make-up by Andrea C Samuels.

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

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.

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

This series of fashion photographs featured below were shot by Herve Coutin, using soft focus and romantic lighting to create a stunning, elegant overall aesthetic.

Marc Jacobs is not through with bombast. After a boisterous double-whammy last February and March with his eponymous line and Louis Vuitton, Resort finds Jacobs upping the quirk quotient with a colorful line inspired in part by artist Cindy Sherman’s clown series.

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.

In spite of the incredible diversity in Italy, one thing remains consistent – vibrant color. Here’s a selection taken by Jon Reid, a London based photographer.

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.

Aline Weber photographed by Liz Collins for Numero #132.

As a lover of Japonesque product you can imagine my delight in discovering the release of their new travel brushes

In conjunction with MoMA’s Cindy Sherman retrospective, the artist has selected films that have informed her artistic practice.

From November 3, 2012 through February 3, 2013, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective, the most comprehensive exhibition to date of the Bay Area artist Jay DeFeo (1929–1989).

This fairy-tale inspired fashion editorial was photographed by Alice Luker at West Green House Garden. The images follow a Snow-White inspired narrative, with gorgeous styling from Lauren Miller.

Beads of sweat ran rampant in that story, based in Vietnam, and Cibani has always been something of a merry wanderer herself

The star founded Premier Model Management, the company which has represented Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer.