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Archive Sunday, January 22nd 2017

It was refreshing to finally see an original beauty moment at Ivana Helsinki; faces were beautifully sophisticated with a pleasant twist. Titled “Mourning Sun Motel,” the collection was based on a film about guests at an old motel shot in Finland in the summer of 2012.

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’.

The show opened in a palette of solid black, which made each piece in the first section of the show about texture, fabric choice, and silhouette.

How do you get the best in the beauty industry to come together in one room at the same time? Well, it is not easy but, somehow, The Makeup Show finds a way to do it every year and in numerous locations around the world.

The magic of the holidays is captured in a modern interpretation of 17th century theatrics, transporting the wearer to a time filled with luxury and opulence.

When it comes to foundation I am a complete snob. I am so particular about what I use on my face (and my clients) that I will travel miles and at great inconvenience and cost to source my foundation du jour.

In a collaborative, chance-based drawing game known as the exquisite corpse, Surrealist artists subjected the human body to distortions and juxtapositions that resulted in fantastic composite figures.

This time around Karan tapped into old Hollywood’s androgynous icon, Marlene Dietrich. Designers walk tight ropes when choosing iconic figures as inspiration for their collections.

The gold cinched waist was the trend of the night at the 54th Grammy Awards, and the next morning Carlos Miele sent out a collection that in its own way, acknowledged the zeitgeist-celebritae with similar touches.

A black and white portrait editorial photographed by Christopher Hench staring both Aris and Beck from Fusion NYC.

Few things are more noticeable than a beautiful, radiant smile. In order to exude the confidence that comes with flashing your pearly whites, Dr.Jonathan Diamond DMD let’s us know how to get the best possible results to feel our most stunning.

Dozens upon dozens of girls have walked the Balenciaga runway in Nicolas Ghesquiere’s 15 illustrious years as creative director of the celebrated house, but very few have been lucky enough to be considered true ‘Balenciaga Girls’.

It was the strongest season in recent memory. Even those brands who faired well in the summer collections uped their game for fall, making for one nonstop month of grade-A capital-F Fashion.

The designer offered his explanation for what makes high fashion creations so special and said it is all about the thought, effort and care that goes into every garment.

SFMOMA’s decision to pursue off-site programming during construction evolved from a detailed review of the best options for the museum’s art collection, the audiences it serves, and its vision for the future. Joint programs through partnership further SFMOMA’s mission to make art not only widely accessible, but accessible in continually new and surprising ways.

No more nail shine, matter is the way to go with Knock Out Cosmetics. Make your nails the center of attention by being shine free.

LN-CC, the London-based luxury boutique and e-commerce destination, has just released their spring feature lookbook.

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

When you think about fashion trends you think of those readily available abstractions, such as minimalism, color-blocking, peplums, etc.

The MoMA PS1 is determined to examine new architectural possibilities for American cities and suburbs in the context of the recent foreclosure crisis in the United Stated.

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.

The fashion editor has become an internet sensation thanks to her outlandish outfit choices, which are a hit with style fans and bloggers.

Carefully situated on the edge of a vineyard, this rural residence engages its surroundings in establishing a frame of reference for one’s experience of the site.

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

Pat McGrath creates a really beautiful dark lip paired with perfected skin and bleached brows, mimicking textures in the deep velvets of the clothing. “It’s a little Rossetti,” McGrath continued, referring to the elegantly stained lips of his portraits.