Good Reads
Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

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

The fashion editorial titled Escape was shot by Kyle Goldie and stars Hayley Corbett at Nous LA.

Simon’s project A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters locates the photographic medium’s capacity to at once probe complex narratives in contemporary politics and to organize this material in classification processes characteristic of the archive, a system that connects identity, lineage, history, and memory.

Designers David Neville and Marcus Wainwright have previously shunned print pictures, but chose the iconic supermodel to front their first campaign.

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

This beauty editorial, titled Whispering Shades, was shot for Volt Magazine by Rui Faria. Starring the gorgeous Sophie Pumfrett, with styling by Cynthia Lawrence-John.

Inspired by the clean lines of Hubert de Givenchy’s 60s dresses and the bohemes of modern-day southern Italy, aesthetically, this haute capsule asks for no leniency from its public – it’s severe, for sure, or in layman’s terms – a lot of look, but the craft has never looked more sublime. In truth, this is an Italian tree-hugger only Tisci could fashion into real world existence.

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.

These promotional images were shot for the Cruise 2012 campaign for the second collaboration between Versace and H&M and star the absolutely gorgeous Abbey Lee Kershaw.

If a fashion stint is to be measured by Shakespearean terms, an exit after his much lauded spring collection, with the envisioning of the Jil Sander bride, would’ve qualified as a departure steeped in the Logos – departing with order intact.

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.

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.

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.

Audemars Piguet, will introduced his own space Lounge AP in the next edition of ARCO, the International Fair of Contemporary Art in Madrid.

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.

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.

Terry Richardson will indeed be making a documentary following the creation of Lady Gaga’s new album, ARTPOP, as well as a peek into her everyday life.

Giorgio Armani is pleased to announce the opening of the first Armani/Casa store in Miami, at 10 N.E. 39th Street in the Design District. Opening April 11, 2012 this is the third Armani/Casa store in the United States.

The 28-year-old model is the eldest daughter of Rolling Stones star Sir Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall. She credits her rock star father and model mother for giving her a natural sense of style.

The most prescient, lingering sentiment after Alexander Wang’s Spring ’13 show was ‘focus’. It was fiercely edited, and that’s not a fashionista layman’s “fierce” term we’re talking about here.

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

Standing side by side along a wall of windows, in the large expanse of a 12th floor loft along the Hudson, were Gregory Parkinson’s girls donning his breathtaking dresses for Spring.

Sex has been on the Wu docket for years, but never through a prism as sexually emblematic as that of Newton.

The designer plans to sell an affordable range of ready to wear dresses in the hope of rectifying her cash flow problems. Betsey had a well-publicized bankruptcy case in April this year that resulted in the closure of the majority of her stores.

The milliner is the mastermind behind the big hat creations seen on Marc Jacobs’ models this season.