Good Reads
Archive Sunday, January 22nd 2017

We caught up with Rick Genest by telephone in Zurich, Switzerland, and talked with the notorious Zombie Boy during the wee hours of the morning about his fame, his fortune, and his future.

The designer will launch the collection for Spring/Summer 13 called DVF loves ROXY. The collaboration between the high end fashion favorite and the surf and snow lifestyle brand will be made up of 35 pieces which will all be limited-edition.

Amusement and disgust intermingle in her work with the cumulative effect something like a handcrafted Theater of Cruelty, put on in a suburban backyard, by a girl who most of the kids aren’t allowed to play with.

Marni’s Consuelo Castiglioni decided that this was the season to turn that cushiony notion right on its head. Marni is a label brimming with supposed givens. Marni means color, print, fabulous jewelry – it means leather and fur. Turns out, not so much. Well, at least not this season, anyway.

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.

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.

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana turned down the kitsch factor ten-fold with this collection, and set out to design a functional and fabulous wardrobe for the “renaissance” woman. Literally.

Artists across the centuries have depicted the landscape around them in a multitude of ways, from detailed close ups of nature to distant views framed by trees or soaring bird’s-eye perspectives.

Carefully situated on the edge of a vineyard, this rural residence engages its surroundings in establishing a frame of reference for one’s experience of the site.

How do you get the best in the beauty industry to come together in one room at the same time? Well, it is not easy but, somehow, The Makeup Show finds a way to do it every year and in numerous locations around the world.

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.

An urban, high fashion editorial, photographed by Henryk Lobaczewski and starring the beautiful Jess Bush. Featuring bold and colorful fashion styling by Karolina Karolinka.

Makeup artist Diane Kendal always delivers superb artistry when executing each runway look, and this was no exception. Makeup was simple, a sporty-chic compliment to a hard-edged, streamlined collection.

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.

In spite of the incredible diversity in Italy, one thing remains consistent – vibrant color. Here’s a selection taken by Jon Reid, a London based photographer.

Raf Simons has discovered “specific codes” since he began working at Christian Dior.

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.

Mary Katrantzou hasn’t got enough time to create resort collections.

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.

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.

Lanvin’s 82-year-old model didn’t smile when shooting Lavin’s new campaign, so people thought she was “mad”.

The talented Matthew Daniel Siskin’s journey to the top of the design community started at a summer program at Parsons The New School for Design at the cusp of his adolescence.

Wandering the streets of Paris alone, the beauty of the fog in the darkness brings us to a place of magic, falling under its intoxicating spell.

Conceived by Creative Director Peter Dundas, a powerfully reinvented palazzo inspires the brand’s new flagship in Madison Avenue in New York, creating the world’s largest Pucci store and igniting an ambitious global retail rollout.