Good Reads
Archive Thursday, January 19th 2017

The legendary fashion creative surprises himself by being able to keep brands Fendi, Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld so distinctive because they all reflect his character.

The Mongolian feel was opulent and redolent, a narrative of an evolution of style collected through travel. Makeup artist Tom Pechuex created a makeup look with geometric eyeliner, strengthened with a pop of silver on the inner corners on fresh, radiant skin.

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

This collection of fashion photographs were photographed by Maxwell and feature Nicole from Division Models.

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

Michael’s latest line is a fusion of natural tones and bright, sparkling pieces. Michael enjoys creating different looks because he knows everyone has their own style. His eye for fashion also goes down well with the designer’s friends.

Chanel wowed with decidedly feminine fare at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week this morning.

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.

For anyone that knows me, you know that- although I love animals – I am not what you call an animal person. I love to pet, play and snuggle with a friend’s dog, but I am happy to leave and have them walk the pup for the evening and think nothing of it. So, when I heard that I would be participating in the Equine Experience with Wyatt Webb at The Miraval Resort, I was a bit nervous. Therapy through horses – I was also skeptical.

After winning the CFDA Swarovski Award for Womenswear and delivering on that promise with a Fall collection that landed right at the tippy tops of most editors’ best of the season lists, one could only guess that being Joseph Altuzarra these days comes with pressure most mortals would crumble under.

The editor of Vogue is due to hold the lucrative dinner party on August 6 with tickets estimated at $35,800 per plate.

Nothing was what it seemed at Alexander Wang’s Fall 2012 show. The materials he used were the most customized and luxe he has ever employed.

Zebra Katz and Njena Reddd Foxxx, the artists behind the hit track “Ima Read,” talk music, performance art, and personal style after a Bloginity.com exclusive photoshoot shot by fine artist Alison Brady.

Marc Jacobs has an idiosyncratic way of looking at women with a spontaneity and fearlessness that pushes boundaries that may not necessarily be everyone’s taste, but still fascinating in execution. His spring 2013 collection was exquisite, a dreamlike nod to the 60’s;

From November 3, 2012 through February 3, 2013, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective, the most comprehensive exhibition to date of the Bay Area artist Jay DeFeo (1929–1989).

Vincent Castiglia opens his retrospective show at the Sacred Gallery in SoHo, NY tonight. The media are all over him – from the BBC to Reuters, there are a line of TV crews and journalists fascinated by his huge paintings of ” the universal themes of death, sex, birth and decay” as he succinctly puts it each time.

Reinstalled to continue the historical sequence found on MoMA’s fifth (1880–1940) and fourth (1940–1980) floors, the galleries on the second floor will begin with art of the early 1980s and extend to the present moment, interweaving works in all mediums.

Raf Simons has discovered “specific codes” since he began working at Christian Dior.

In most cases, fashion watches smile prettily but check on the inside and it leaves a lot to be desired.

Face it! we are obsessed with achieving flawless skin, and why not? With so many products on the market and many claims being made I aim to break things down a bit to help you make an informed choice.

The return of Jil Sander to her eponymous line after an eight year high-fashion hiatus is one of the industry’s most noted, talked about stories.

Selfridges finally launches its Beauty Workshop, a perfect fusion of the top trend driven brands in the world along with the ultimate opportunity to try them all in one posh place.

I read about an amazing new camera created from the award winning thesis of a Stanford University supergeek. A photographer who was testing an early prototype compared the resolution to his other point and shoot cameras, but the Lytro was something that never needed to be focused.

The model appears on the cover of UK Elle magazine’s September issue where she opens up about her first experiences in the industry, which were far from glamorous. The 25-year-old found leaving her home in Britain in order to pursue a modeling career in America tough and describes the experience as soulless and isolating.