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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

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

This exhibition showcases some 80 prints and artists’ books the Museum has acquired over the past two years, and reveals how an art collection is always a work in progress.

Preen’s design duo Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi have said it feels great to return to their “own turf” after five years of showing in New York.

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 intimate portraits star a vast selection of models from Model Management, M4 Models and MGM, and the variety of looks is key to the appeal of the editorial.

Roberto Cavalli and Marcolin present a Special Edition Sunglasses Collection for the Fall/Winter 2012-13 women’s fashion show.

Dsquared2 designer Dean and Dan Caten think they are successful because their clothes are wearable.

Amongst the most common and enduring definitions of design is “problem-solving.” An issue arises.

Italian stalwart Salvatore Ferragamo is the latest high-end brand to jump on the digital trunk show bandwagon. But, unlike many of its haute contemporaries, the brand has bypassesd the Moda Operandi juggernaut completely and decided to set up shop at home base, offering the militant Tsarina stylings of their rich Fall 2012 collection before it hits the Salvatore Ferragamo boutique racks worldwide.

Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte are on a roll. After a serene spring 2012 collection inspired by Van Gogh’s sunflower oils, a spot designing costumes for 2011’s psychological thriller Black Swan, and a successful collaboration with international hip boutique Opening Ceremony, the Mulleavy sisters are busier than ever.

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.

As a lover of Japonesque product you can imagine my delight in discovering the release of their new travel brushes

Marc Jacobs has an idiosyncratic way of looking at women with a spontaneity and fearlessness that pushes boundaries that may not necessarily be everyone’s taste, but still fascinating in execution. His spring 2013 collection was exquisite, a dreamlike nod to the 60’s;

Edvard Munch’s iconic The Scream (1895), among the most celebrated and recognized images in art history, will go on view at The Museum of Modern Art for a period of six months beginning October 24.

Giles Deacon shows us a tougher side of spring with his new black and white collection this season. Leather laser cut dresses and silk photo prints were playful, but still sexy revealing bare skin underneath graphic cut outs.

Elisa has a laidback approach to make-up and prefers to look natural. She feels most at ease curled up at home with a good book or working out.

The supermodel first teamed up with the denim brand five years ago. The partnership is still going strong and Heidi appears in the new campaign, which is the largest to date and will include TV and print slots.

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.

Have you ever seen a color and it just takes your breath away? This is exactly what happened when I saw the colors from Senna Cosmetic’s new Velvet Lipstick line. These colors are seriously something special and they feel like magic when applied.

Dozens upon dozens of girls have walked the Balenciaga runway in Nicolas Ghesquiere’s 15 illustrious years as creative director of the celebrated house, but very few have been lucky enough to be considered true ‘Balenciaga Girls’.

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.

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.

The artistic practice of Dieter Roth (Swiss, b. Germany, 1930-1998) encompassed everything from painting and sculpture to film and video, but it is arguably through his editioned work—prints, books, and multiples—that he made his most radical contributions.

I’m a lipstick girl through and through. Just pop on your favorite color and a pair of sunglasses and you’re ready to step out to start your day.