Good Reads
Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

The first retrospective in 25 years of work by artist Garry Winogrand—renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s —will debut at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) in spring of 2013.

Artists across the centuries have depicted the landscape around them in a multitude of ways, from detailed close ups of nature to distant views framed by trees or soaring bird’s-eye perspectives.

Anna Higgie’s fascinating journey into illustration began at an art schools in Australia. Today it continues – Anna is living a creative life in Bristol. While asked about fashion, she answers that it’s one of the most interesting forms of art which inspires her to express herself artistically and is frequently reflected in her work. Work that lets her particular kind of magic to come alive.

The French model-and-actress is smoldering in a figure-hugging black lace dress and gold jewelry in the campaign for the fragrance.

Makeup artist Diane Kendal said her inspiration for Alexander Wang was “The sculpted Alexander Wang girl… Tough chick.”

To celebrate the release of their first monograph, M to M from M/M (Paris), Mathias Augustyniak took a moment to discuss his new book, his career with Michael, and more.

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.

One Love Organic is a phenomenal animal friendly, natural line of skincare products. These products are handmade and hand poured and you can feel the love given to the product every time they touch your skin.

A collection of drawings from Violeta Hernández’s sketch book.

The most prescient, lingering sentiment after Alexander Wang’s Spring ’13 show was ‘focus’. It was fiercely edited, and that’s not a fashionista layman’s “fierce” term we’re talking about here.

It was a veritable layers-fest. No dress came down without a pair of tailored black flares with encrusted hems underneath.

Swoon your way into spring and channel your inner vintage goddess by taking inspiration from this fantastic shoot from Alexander Neumann for L’Officiel Paris February 2012.

Yves Saint Laurent’s Ready To Wear line is the only part of the company which will be known as Saint Laurent Paris when changes go ahead.

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

The Givenchy creative director has been at the helm at one of the world’s most respected fashion labels since 2005. He has previously joked that he has single-handedly changed the fortune of the company, but little about his character is known.

Jil Sander has explained her time away from the label has helped her to find a new perspective.

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.

Photographer Karina Lidia shoots this fashion editorial titled Fair Play. Styled by Kieran Partise, these images depict a sultry, provocative, “behind closed doors” look at a privileged lifestyle.

Roberto Cavalli and Marcolin present a Special Edition Sunglasses Collection for the Fall/Winter 2012-13 women’s fashion show.

Edun collection for Fall 2012 was absolutely gorgeous. But, the makeup that MAC makeup artist Yadim turned out was bananas.

Roksanda has a certain type of female in mind when she is designing. She likes to think of the woman who would wear her pieces as being both edgy and chic.

Fall 2012 found the inexhaustible Betsey Johnson in solid form.

Long, electric white hair flowed down to bare knees, parted harshly down the middle with one cropped layer to frame cheekbones on both sides.

Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte are on a roll. After a serene spring 2012 collection inspired by Van Gogh’s sunflower oils, a spot designing costumes for 2011’s psychological thriller Black Swan, and a successful collaboration with international hip boutique Opening Ceremony, the Mulleavy sisters are busier than ever.

Conceived by Creative Director Peter Dundas, a powerfully reinvented palazzo inspires the brand’s new flagship in Madison Avenue in New York, creating the world’s largest Pucci store and igniting an ambitious global retail rollout.