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Archive Monday, January 23rd 2017

This editorial was originally published in February 2012, photographed by Yves Borgwardt for High Snobiety this photo shoot captures our good friend Rick Genest.

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.

In early 2013, Wolfgang Laib’s Pollen from Hazelnut will inhabit the Museum’s Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium, infusing the space with a yellow luminosity.

The thirteen double-sided drawings represent a wide range of Darger’s practices, and have been carefully selected from the remaining body of exceptionally important work still held by his estate.

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

Marc Jacobs is not through with bombast. After a boisterous double-whammy last February and March with his eponymous line and Louis Vuitton, Resort finds Jacobs upping the quirk quotient with a colorful line inspired in part by artist Cindy Sherman’s clown series.

The house of Gucci is one of those rare high-end luxe brands whose menswear far, far outdoes its womenswear season in, season out – at least that has been the case under the direction of Frida Giannini.

Valentino CEO Stefano Sassi says he is “delighted” with the sale of the company and believes the move will help to further increase revenue.

As part of Olafur Eliasson: Little Sun at Tate Modern, to be launched on 28 July 2012, visitors will be invited to look at works of art in the dark using only the light of Eliasson’s Little Sunsolar-powered lamps.

Makeup artist Diane Kendal said her inspiration for Alexander Wang was “The sculpted Alexander Wang girl… Tough chick.”

Earlier this month, the designer confirmed she was working on the collection which is called Stella. It was known there would be five different bra shapes on offer and the pieces have now been unveiled.

Ok, so if the New Year is what is going to get you to start eating healthier and feeling better, than so be it. Since I am obsessed with skin care, here are some top foods that really enrich your skin.

Jason Wu transports his collection to the Orient this season as a nod to his Chinese heritage. His collection was inspired by three different Archetypes of the Chinese woman; a combination of military, the King Dynasty, and classic 1940’s Hollywood glamour blossomed into the fierce warrior woman on the Wu runway.

50 Years of the CFDA is the first museum exhibition to celebrate the quintessentially American artistry of the leading fashion trade organization in the United States.

To make things more interesting, the Sperry team asked that we coordinate our looks according to four given themes: ‘Tea Time’, ‘Tour Around Town’, ‘Wimbledon Whites’ and ‘Olympic Games’.

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.

Elie Saab opened its first store in Switzerland. The free-standing boutique is located in Geneva, at the heart of one its most prestigious luxury shopping districts, on the Quai Général Guisan.

Those breezy, flouncy layers of silk-organza were probably the most obvious affirmation that the House of Christian Dior – with or without John Galliano’s vision–will thrive on, effortlessly.

The market is overflowing with different types of foundations. Every brand will have a large range on offer and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with so much to choose from. Let’s break down your choices

For Pre-Fall, Alexander Wang went for something a bit less gimmick-laden than his Spring BMX biker outing with a line-up deeply locked in what can be termed a ‘Dark Primness’.

Clarins and The Miraval Resort have come together in perfect unison to create a true luxury spa experience.

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.

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.

Fall 2012 found the inexhaustible Betsey Johnson in solid form.

Photographer Karina Lidia shoots this fashion editorial titled Fair Play. Styled by Kieran Partise, these images depict a sultry, provocative, “behind closed doors” look at a privileged lifestyle.