Good Reads
Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

Douglas Kirkland was born in Toronto Canada. He joined Look Magazine in his early twenties, and later Life Magazine during the golden age of 60’s/70’s photojournalism.

Doutzen Kroes is still amazed that she gets booked for high fashion jobs as she didn’t become interested in fashion until her late teens. She has discussed her biggest career highlights so far.

I first stumbled on Flara’s work while I was trawling the internet for some original artwork to use for our Beauty Section and was delighted to discover that she is willing to collaborate with us for some future pieces! In the meantime I got to know her a bit better.

Hedi Slimane is said to be discussing dropping the ‘Yves’ out of the YSL brand name to give the brand a “modern feel”.

Versace put on a stunning display on the opening day of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week that drew an A-list crowd.

An editorial from Ground Magazine, titled Deus Ex Machina. The fashion photographs are placed side by side with sculpture photography in the magazine, resulting in a collection of images focussed around the concept of structure.

One Love Organic is a phenomenal animal friendly, natural line of skincare products. These products are handmade and hand poured and you can feel the love given to the product every time they touch your skin.

For the London 2012 Olympics, Lauren has evolved his classic cuts to make athletes’ uniforms which are slightly different than what is expected.

Giorgio Armani has sparked speculation his retrospective will take place during Milan Fashion Week in September.

It was refreshing to finally see an original beauty moment at Ivana Helsinki; faces were beautifully sophisticated with a pleasant twist. Titled “Mourning Sun Motel,” the collection was based on a film about guests at an old motel shot in Finland in the summer of 2012.

Look out for Lana Del Rey’s upcoming album “Born To Die,” an eerie look into life’s dark truths. Releases tomorrow in the US.

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

Victoria Beckham spent five months perfecting things when she acted as a guest editor of US Glamour magazine.

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

The first step to shaking of those winter months is putting a bit of life back in to our skin.

Sophie Dahl features in the Fall/Winter 12 campaign for Aubin & Wills.

At a time when most artists pull farther from the public, you get the feeling that Kevin Barnes is more interested in his fans than ever before, if only to better understand himself.

The MoMA presents its first time-based artists retrospective with Kraftwerk-Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8, performed live on eight consecutive evenings from April 10 through 17, by Kraftwerk, the avant-garde electronic music pioneers.

A Bigger Splash offers a unique chance to see how ‘action’ painters worked in the 1950s, 1960s and beyond, including Niki de Saint Phalle, Pinot Gallizio, the Japanese Gutai and Viennese Actionists.

A fashion shoot titled “Birds” for Junior Magazine by Nick West & Chloé Claverie

Beverly Johnson says starving was an “occupational hazard” of modeling when she started out.

Light-hearted, summery fashion editorial, photographed and styled by Taryll. Starring Karolina Burcan, these shots are bang on trend with a Vintage Americana feel.

The queen of New York Fashion Week made a shock decision to leave her post at global fashion management company IMG to branch out on her own.

Ruby Jean. Remember that name. “You’re destined for big things little Ruby Jean”. It’s that kind of name, and fitting for the bleach blonde beauty that opened the Marc Jacobs show. It’s possible that her entrance was so picture-perfect, so holistic in mood, so Marc Jacobs at a molecular level that, at least for this editor, the message that would play out for the next seven minutes announced itself entirely in that moment.

To say that this was a collection of exquisite elegance and an almost quiet refinement would be an understatement.