Good Reads
Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

Immediately you notice the quality, from the stitching and lining in the case and on the roll to the smell, that divine smell. I couldn’t stop sniffing the leather and I bet you won’t be able to either.

A chic accessory does not go unnoticed during the fervor of Fashion Week. Street style photographer Roza Sinaysky has gone to the streets to document outstanding moments of handbag history.

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

Jordi Constans, the man who took over as CEO of Louis Vuitton just last month, stepped down as the headman due to health reasons.

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have really locked in on the princess dream dress at Valentino. There’s something regal about their clothes. Their diffusion line Red Valentino still fits into the princess motif, but this girl is all good times and frivolity.

The milliner is the mastermind behind the big hat creations seen on Marc Jacobs’ models this season.

John Galliano is reportedly planning to move to America so his partner can become a stylist.

To make things more interesting, the Sperry team asked that we coordinate our looks according to four given themes: ‘Tea Time’, ‘Tour Around Town’, ‘Wimbledon Whites’ and ‘Olympic Games’.

Stage and Twist brings together Polish artist Anna Molska and Romanian artist Ciprian Mureşan for their first exhibition in a London museum.

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.

Fashion stars including Franca Sozzani and Stefano Gabbana have paid tribute to the late star Anna Piaggi.

1940s glamor reigned at the Burberry Prorsum catwalk today. Christopher Bailey looked to capes and corsets to tap into that zenith of Brit elegance and he did so by turning out pieces you wouldn’t necessarily envision belonging to the Burberry house upon first glance.

The company is best known for creating velour tracksuits and this time round they have offered a fresh take on the look.

Attention electronic music lovers! We got a chance to talk to charismatic french electro master Yuksek. With two studio albums under his belt, Yuksek’s name is synonymous with incredible, improvised live performances.

Pat McGrath created an image of “a passionate woman [this season] and you can’t get more passionate than red.” Skin was immaculate and lightly highlighted through the center of the face, while eyes were simple using a neutral brown to contour and a white frosty shadow to line the lids.

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

Having recently photographed the former Spice Girl for French Elle, the sartorial artist also praised her modelesque physique.

The fashion designer is adding to her brand with the line of spectacles, which she will be seen in from now on. Victoria has created the collection in collaboration with Cutler & Gross and it includes six different sets of frames.

We caught up with Rick Genest by telephone in Zurich, Switzerland, and talked with the notorious Zombie Boy during the wee hours of the morning about his fame, his fortune, and his future.

Gender roles as a theme has been a major story during the menswear shows for the past week and some change.

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

Losing grunge rock god Kurt Cobain in his prime was a watershed moment for a generation. Now, nearly eighteen years after his death by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in his palatial Seattle home, photographs of Nirvana’s signer/songwriter are on view at the Morrison Hotel Gallery in SoHo.

As part of Olafur Eliasson: Little Sun at Tate Modern, to be launched on 28 July 2012, visitors will be invited to look at works of art in the dark using only the light of Eliasson’s Little Sunsolar-powered lamps.

The well-established designer is the patron of the Designer of Tomorrow award that encourages and guides young creatives. Marc sees his role as a mentor, someone who offers expertise and assistance, rather than as a critic of their work.

The designer had to put his line Mr on hold because of the impact it had on his ego. As his development of clothes for men is not a priority now, Roland has been busy working on his footwear debut as creative director of Robert Clergerie and creating on an exciting new handbag line.