Good Reads
Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

Inspired by the vibrant colors that brighten up everyday life.

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 true Chanel story from beginning to end, shot along the quiet French shore by Sandra Fourqui and styled by Karine Martins, using Chanel’s ‘Paris-Bombay’ Pre-Fall 2012 collection.

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

The Manhattan Vintage show has its fair share of characters, but Meika and Warren Franz – co-owners of Another Man’s Treasure – are undeniably the queen and king of the trade show that brings together over 75 of the country’s top vintage clothing and antique textile dealers twice a year. In less than a decade the Franz’s have built a strong reputation for consistently providing some of the most sought-after designer vintage in the market.

It seems almost a miracle that they hadn’t tackled it before. Fantasy role-playing warrior princesses? That’s prime fodder for the overly active imaginations of Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy.

A collection of urban-styled images, photographed by Alan Chan and starring Emma from Richard’s Models Management. Emma is dressed by Patricia Lagmay in a range of street-style looks.

The Balenciaga fashion house and Nicolas Ghesquière have announced their joint decision to end their working relationship as of 30 November 2012. Nicolas Ghesquière has been the Creative Director of Balenciaga since 1997.

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.

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!

Marni’s Consuelo Castiglioni decided that this was the season to turn that cushiony notion right on its head. Marni is a label brimming with supposed givens. Marni means color, print, fabulous jewelry – it means leather and fur. Turns out, not so much. Well, at least not this season, anyway.

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana turned down the kitsch factor ten-fold with this collection, and set out to design a functional and fabulous wardrobe for the “renaissance” woman. Literally.

Photographed by Joanna Szproch, featured here is the spring / summer 2012 campaign for the CAAPI collection for Dream Nation, an earth-friendly fashion house.

This fashion editorial, titled “Shades of Pastel” was photographed by Leoni-Blue. The images are especially striking, and work perfectly together as a set through the use of color.

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

This series of fashion images were shot exclusively for Bloginity by photographer Lavenda Memory.

The budding supermodel credited the dance form with teaching her discipline and body awareness, which has helped her career immensely.

Miuccia Prada believes that influential designers have started to snub Italy in favor of Paris.

Roberto Cavalli’s brands include Cavalli Vodka and to help promote it the designer has released a video tutorial to help fans make his favorite cocktail.

The Brazilian-born designer is approaching his ten year anniversary at the helm of Calvin Klein. During this time he has won the CFDA designer of the year award twice. However, Francisco’s debut design attempts received a much less favorable reception.

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

Hedi Slimane has revealed more about what he plans for the future of Yves Saint Laurent.

Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Picciol took a surprising step away from the usual esthetic and a more mature, sensual and severe Valentino woman introduced a more arcane prestige to the dreamlike elegance of a classic beauty.

From another fantastic collection by photographer Herve Coutin, these intimate black and white portraits star Adrien V. from Bananas Models.

The fashion designer has taken part in a contest to find a super stylish dresser. Readers of a magazine sent in pictures of themselves in their favorite outfit, with Roland picking the best and presenting them with one of his dresses.