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Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

We are all pressed for time and, as a makeup artist, the number one question I am asked by my clients is how to get out the door looking flawless yet natural… in ten minutes. Well, even though it sounds like an impossible feat, it is not

The British Fashion Council announced yesterday the shortlist of designers for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund – and it’s pretty good company to be in.

When applying concealer the object is to hide imperfections with the most minimal amount of product and blend into the surrounding skin.

In the early 1960s, Claes Oldenburg redefined the concept of sculpture. This exhibition offers the most comprehensive overview of Oldenburg’s early career to date, including The Store, the artist’s best-known body of work from this period.

In most cases, fashion watches smile prettily but check on the inside and it leaves a lot to be desired.

There was a drastic difference between the boudoir bondage and the beauty that accompanied it this season at BCBG Max Azria.

Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language is a group exhibition that brings together 12 contemporary artists and artists’ groups working in all mediums including painting, sculpture, film, video, audio, and design, all of whom concentrate on the material qualities of language—visual, aural, and beyond.

Photographed by Alice Luker, this floral editorial stars Ruby Slate Balthazar who is dressed by Lauren Eva in an array of colourful and striking ensembles.

Attention all fashion-minded scribes! Bloginity.com is looking for NYC-based fashion interns and LA-based beauty interns to start ASAP!

When H&M announced that Maison Martin Margiela would be its next collaborative brand, well, we here at Bloginity were more than just a little dubious, to say the least.

An editorial collaboration between Stylenoir and photographers Merry P and Daniel Lehenbauer, focussed around the ideas of lust, hunger and strength of passion.

What you have to love most about Alber Elbaz’s time at Lanvin, is its evident selflessness. The design is always about improving “the house” and hardly ever about personal branding or celebrity. It’s refreshing to say the least.

You cannot get more creative and beautiful and inspirational than M.A.C artist Kabuki. It was such a pleasure to see Kabuki’s work on Zac Posen’s runway.

Losing grunge rock god Kurt Cobain in his prime was a watershed moment for a generation. Now, nearly eighteen years after his death by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in his palatial Seattle home, photographs of Nirvana’s signer/songwriter are on view at the Morrison Hotel Gallery in SoHo.

Joseph Altuzarra is just hot off his CFDA/VFF Award win a couple of months ago and just in case there was a soul out there that doubted the young French designer’s cred, this latest collection should be proof enough that it certainly was no fluke.

It’s that time of the year when we start to self reflect, focus on getting in shape and looking fresh and healthy.

Tomas Maier wants his customers to see Bottega Veneta pieces as an “investment” that will last.

There was a very strong eye; Pat McGrath created something “very manga” layering an orange greasepaint over blocked-out arches and sweeping a black greasepaint through the crease and up toward the brow bone. Upper and lower lash lines were then rimmed with alternating strokes of black and purple pencil.

Fall 2012 found the inexhaustible Betsey Johnson in solid form.

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

Nobody does seduction better than the Italians, especially when it comes to luxury and Bulgari is at the top of the game.

The Chanel frontman has discussed the special connection he has with his cat Choupette. Karl is surprised by how much he adores his precious kitty and admits there is no room in his heart for anyone else.

The fashion designer has created the clothing the UK team will compete in at the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games.

For anyone that knows me, you know that- although I love animals – I am not what you call an animal person. I love to pet, play and snuggle with a friend’s dog, but I am happy to leave and have them walk the pup for the evening and think nothing of it. So, when I heard that I would be participating in the Equine Experience with Wyatt Webb at The Miraval Resort, I was a bit nervous. Therapy through horses – I was also skeptical.

The name Renee Yohe may be familiar to you from all the support work the non-profit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms has done in her honor.