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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

The gold cinched waist was the trend of the night at the 54th Grammy Awards, and the next morning Carlos Miele sent out a collection that in its own way, acknowledged the zeitgeist-celebritae with similar touches.

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez have had lots on their collective plate as of late (namely, the opening of their New York City flagship store uptown with another downtown location following suit right after), and yet, a heavy workload has never been known to stifle the creative juices that flow from the powerful Proenza Schouler duo – that is, until this latest resort collection.

Fashion Feature shot for FOAM Magazine by JUCO Photo

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

We caught up with the style icon at Barney’s, where over the most wholesome of breakfasts, sweet berries and a heavenly combination of yogurt and oatmeal — foods Doonan describes as decidedly “gay” as opposed to typically “straight” fare like fried bacon and eggs — he read selections from his book and fielded questions.

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.

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 Italian fashion house returned to the world of couture for the first time in years earlier in 2012 and is due to show its latest collection on Sunday.

The PR guru has joined the panel of the reality TV show, which aims to find the next big fashion star. She is known for being outspoken on previous programs The Hills, The City and Kell On Earth and has kept her persona the same this time around.

There is a caveat. The similarities between this Fall/Winter 2012 lineup and Balenciaga’s own celebrated F/W 07 outing are rather severe. Altuzarra’s dip into LBD territory also recalls Nicolas Ghesquiere’s little black dress opening numbers for F/W 08.

The British fashion star has spoken about the influence she’s had in the industry. She was one of the first not to finish the end of her items properly, but she warns that only works with certain looks.

The MoMA PS1 is determined to examine new architectural possibilities for American cities and suburbs in the context of the recent foreclosure crisis in the United Stated.

Leading British artist and Turner Prize winner, Simon Starling (b 1967), will create a major new project for the Tate Britain Commission 2013, supported by Sotheby’s.

Photographed by Herve Coutin, this editorial stars the beautiful Elisa (Major Models Paris). Dressed by Jessica Lourenco in a wardrobe including labels from the likes of Chantal Thomass, Zara and Sonia Rykiel for H&M.

Angela Missoni knows texture. She’s sustained a house on that foundation. For fall 2012 she brought things back to nature, but with an expressionist twist.

The Chanel creative director recently appeared as the cover star of i-D magazine. The publication dedicated extra column inches to getting to know the designer’s pet cat Choupette, who is fast becoming an icon in her own right.

CHANEL present a retrospective of the most important events in the history of the legendary fragrance, N°5.

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.

There are a few dates every year that make-up artists everywhere anticipate.

Chrissy Teigen has revealed how she gets her swimsuit model body smooth and camera ready at short notice.

The Sports Illustrated model is famed for her generous assets. Kate embraces her curvy frame, although there are times when she wants to blend in with the crowd.

Jil Sander has explained her time away from the label has helped her to find a new perspective.

The enthusiasm of this young and ambitious New Yorker is undeniable.

Adriana Lima has become the first pregnant woman to be photographed for the Pirelli calendar.