Good Reads
Archive Thursday, January 19th 2017

Mary Katrantzou hasn’t got enough time to create resort collections.

When applying concealer the object is to hide imperfections with the most minimal amount of product and blend into the surrounding skin.

Makeup artist Diane Kendal always delivers superb artistry when executing each runway look, and this was no exception. Makeup was simple, a sporty-chic compliment to a hard-edged, streamlined collection.

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

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.

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!

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.

New Photography 2012 presents five artists—Michele Abeles, Birdhead (Ji Weiyu and Song Tao), Anne Collier, Zoe Crosher, Shirana Shahbazi —whose varied techniques and backgrounds represent the diversity and vitality of photography today.

A major new exhibition celebrating the life and work of Valentino will open at Somerset House this November. “Valentino: Master of Couture” will be a glamorous exhibition focusing exclusively on haute couture created by the legendary Italian designer.

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

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

Herve Coutin photographs Weronika P on the French coast, Le Havre. Weronika is dressed in a predominantly vintage wardrobe by Kat Rutherford.

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.

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.

Victoria Beckham spent five months perfecting things when she acted as a guest editor of US Glamour magazine.

Michael Kors teams up with DJ, model, and styler Alexandra Richards for the second edition of “Kors Collaborations”

Givenchy S/S 2012 Cosmetics Collection

A collection of photographs shot by Karina Lidia, with urban styling, eye-catching prints, bold colors and textures. Featuring models from Visage Models Bulgaria.

The fashion designer has created the clothing the UK team will compete in at the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games.

Isa Genzken is arguably one of the most important and influential female sculptor of the past 30 years.

Veteran model Cameron Russell did something quite refreshing, and almost unheard of, during her ten-minute talk at the TEDxMidAtlantic: BE FEARLESS event: she told the truth and gave honest answers to the questions she is most frequently asked.

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.

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.

Creating clothes for the femme fatale in everyone woman is the what Lithuanian designer Milda Cergelyte under the fashion line MIMI.C is always aiming for. “My label is for fashion aware people with intelligence,“ adds Milda, at the moment creating fashion in London.

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?