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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

Jimmy Choo’s newest campaign captures the “eclectic rock ‘n’ roll style” of the 60s.

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.

The young lady who found inspiration in redesigning skateboards and making them totally unrecognizable.

The Resort and Pre-Fall collections are always very telling of what Balenciaga’s Nicolas Ghesquiere has in store for his big ready-to-wear collections.

The Saguaro Palm Springs, Joie de Vivre’s new, colorful 249- room boutique hotel property.

There’s another collaboration that’s happening for sure. Rei Kawakubo and Hermes. Have four sweeter words ever been spoken?

Earlier this year, the 82-year-old designer announced she was suffering from the disease in her book N’oubliez pas que je joue, which means Don’t forget it’s a game.

At first glance, Christopher Bailey’s latest resort collection for Burberry Prorsum is something of a head-scratcher. For some time Bailey has been employing his arsenal of motifs, exploring everything from the artisanal to experimenting with fabric technology for breaking new grounds of inspiration.

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.

Legends, statements, and stars. At least that’s what Roberto Cavalli envisioned for his spring 2012 campaign, featuring iconic faces Naomi Campbell, Karen Elson, Kristen McMenamy and Daphne Groeneveld.

Banana Republic and Trina Turk are proud to announce the debut of the Banana Republic Trina Turk Collection – a limited-edition capsule featuring chic summer essentials inspired by the southern California lifestyle.

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.

This series of fashion photographs featured below were shot by Herve Coutin, using soft focus and romantic lighting to create a stunning, elegant overall aesthetic.

Although the collection was very different, the same playful, quirky spirit could be seen in the presentation, which was held at London’s Claridges Ballroom and transformed into an English country garden with pastel-colored garden gnomes and wheelbarrows dotted around, accompanied by lush floral hangings.

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.

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

When it comes to foundation I am a complete snob. I am so particular about what I use on my face (and my clients) that I will travel miles and at great inconvenience and cost to source my foundation du jour.

When you hear Roberto Cavalli’s name, the first thing that comes to mind isn’t always “masterful tailoring” or “innovative construction.”

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.

Synaysky’s eye for avant-garde street style has brought her to the far corners of the fashion universe and the one thing that’s remained a consistent staple, from London to Tokyo, has been Chanel’s classic quilted bag.

With the Olympics in full swing, what better way to show your support for your team than with the casual-cool athletic trend that has been dominating the catwalks?

Aptly named “Batteries Not Included,” Nichole Miller’s spring vision is what you’d call “relaxed chic,” a youthful sophistication with an urban edge. “While designing my Spring 2013 collection, I was inspired by sci-fi 80s movies.

Duckie Brown designers Steven Cox and Daniel Silver sent the story of their lives down the runway.

Amusement and disgust intermingle in her work with the cumulative effect something like a handcrafted Theater of Cruelty, put on in a suburban backyard, by a girl who most of the kids aren’t allowed to play with.

Comme des Garçcons founder Rei Kawakubo’s Dover Street Market will be crossing the pond to New York City to scoop up brands like Alexander McQueen, Erdem, and Saint Laurent in December 2013.