Good Reads
Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

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.

Raf Simons hopes his Christian Dior haute couture debut is more “dynamic” than what has gone before.

The Italian fashion house was bought by private equity firm Permira five years ago. The company worked hard to improve Valentino’s finances and is now selling it to an investor.

Korean artist Sung Hwan Kim presents the first specially commissioned installation to be unveiled in The Tanks, Tate Modern’s new galleries permanently dedicated to performance and film. The exhibition is supported by Sotheby’s and runs from 18 July to 28 October.

The fashion heavyweights came together to get buyers into the stores, but this time, for a particularly prescient good cause.

Collaborating with Revlon for the show, Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman stuck to subtle beauty. “I wanted to create a look that was bold, but still looked soft and natural,” says Westman.

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’.

Don’t you hate those lazy Saturday afternoons when you’re hungover, your hair looks perfectly disheveled, and all you have to wear is Balenciaga pulled straight off the runway?

Last Wednesday was a special evening for amfAR and presenting sponsor, Hublot, when Roberto Cavalli and others were honored for leading the global struggle against HIV/AIDS.

The Mara Hoffman Fall 2012 show was stunning and Makeup Forever Alliance artist Lottie was the key.

Nobody does seduction better than the Italians, especially when it comes to luxury and Bulgari is at the top of the game.

This exhibition showcases some 80 prints and artists’ books the Museum has acquired over the past two years, and reveals how an art collection is always a work in progress.

Marc Jacobs is not through with bombast. After a boisterous double-whammy last February and March with his eponymous line and Louis Vuitton, Resort finds Jacobs upping the quirk quotient with a colorful line inspired in part by artist Cindy Sherman’s clown series.

Lindsey Wixson pulls a series of sexy poses and is joined by monsters in Mulberry’s Fall/Winter 12 campaign.

In the early 1960s, Claes Oldenburg redefined the concept of sculpture. This exhibition offers the most comprehensive overview of Oldenburg’s early career to date, including The Store, the artist’s best-known body of work from this period.

Evaline is an exciting band with simple enough origins: six buddies from California who banded together for the love of music. They started performing in very modest settings until eventually they found themselves on big stages and famous venues.

Giorgio Armani is pleased to announce the opening of the first Armani/Casa store in Miami, at 10 N.E. 39th Street in the Design District. Opening April 11, 2012 this is the third Armani/Casa store in the United States.

Anita Pagant shoots youthful model Soveija for a floral-themed editorial in New York-based Dahse Magazine. Soveija is dressed in labels including Zara, Navarro and See by Chloe.

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.

Façades, a fashion editorial photographed by Jessica Ahlborn, which plays on the idea of concealed identities and masquerade.

The supermodel first teamed up with the denim brand five years ago. The partnership is still going strong and Heidi appears in the new campaign, which is the largest to date and will include TV and print slots.

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

Coco Rocha and Karolina Kurková will appear on Naomi Campbell’s new TV show The Face.

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