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Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

The MoMA presents its first time-based artists retrospective with Kraftwerk-Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8, performed live on eight consecutive evenings from April 10 through 17, by Kraftwerk, the avant-garde electronic music pioneers.

John Pearson appreciated words of encouragement from Prada’s chief menswear designer before he took the catwalk for the first time in over a decade at the weekend.

A “modern medieval” princess stalked the runway this season at Rodarte, adventurously taking inspiration from the fantasies of role playing games to create an image of the ultimate warrior.

Designers David Neville and Marcus Wainwright have previously shunned print pictures, but chose the iconic supermodel to front their first campaign.

Synaysky’s eye for avant-garde street style has brought her to the far corners of the fashion universe and the one thing that’s remained a consistent staple, from London to Tokyo, has been Chanel’s classic quilted bag.

Whether or not music plays a big part in your life, every fan of electro pop should be aware of The Shoes. With a few singles and an album under their belt, this award winning band is full of ideas and plans for the future and nothing is going to stop them – they are ready to rock the world!

Meet Yougo Jeberg. Only in his early twenties, Yougo is one of the Internet’s out and out favorite young photographer.

Hypnotic runway fashion film by Director Trevor Undi, showcasing the Chanel Couture Fall 2012 collection.

50 Years of the CFDA is the first museum exhibition to celebrate the quintessentially American artistry of the leading fashion trade organization in the United States.

Iconoclasm and recalcitrance have always been staple tenets of the male Simons mode. First look out, those motifs weren’t announced so much by the tangled gutter punk hair, but by those parallel slits that hit way above the knee on a pair of black tailored shorts.

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.

Andy Burrows will release his stunning solo album, Company, on Play It Again Sam, on October 22nd. Co-produced by Burrows with Tim Baxter, the album will be preceded by a single, Because I Know That I Can, on October 8th.

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

Miuccia Prada believes that influential designers have started to snub Italy in favor of Paris.

It’s that time of the year when we start to self reflect, focus on getting in shape and looking fresh and healthy.

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.

After the recent debut of its 2012 Sunglasses Collection, Lanvin is pleased to present its first eyewear optical collection in partnership with the De Rigo Group, under the creative guidance of the imaginative Alber Elbaz.

Photographed by Herve Coutin, this editorial stars the beautiful Elisa (Major Models Paris). Dressed by Jessica Lourenco in a wardrobe including labels from the likes of Chantal Thomass, Zara and Sonia Rykiel for H&M.

Lanvin’s 82-year-old model didn’t smile when shooting Lavin’s new campaign, so people thought she was “mad”.

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.

The designer’s first collection for under-tens is hitting stores this week and the fashion creative has received feedback from a brutally honest test group – kids.

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

This exhibition, covering the period from 1910 to today, offers a critical reassessment of photography’s role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde movements—with a special emphasis on the medium’s relation to Dada, Bauhaus, Surrealism, Constructivism, New Objectivity, Conceptual, and post-Conceptual art—and in the development of contemporary artistic practices.

The designer showed off his high-end label Privé at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week and showed he is still a force to be reckoned with.

The name Renee Yohe may be familiar to you from all the support work the non-profit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms has done in her honor.