Good Reads
Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

The backstage feel Andrew Kuykendall gives us with this editorial featuring Soo Joo makes you feel like you’re actually there. Where “there” is exactly, is for you to decide.

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.

Comme des Garçcons founder Rei Kawakubo’s Dover Street Market will be crossing the pond to New York City to scoop up brands like Alexander McQueen, Erdem, and Saint Laurent in December 2013.

Douglas Kirkland’s extraordinary photographs, compiled for the first time in their complete form here, allow us to pry into the mysterious woman known as Marilyn Monroe, unveiling an intimate night that the world- class photographer shared with the icon.

Expect the unexpected is the constant protocol du jour on show or press day at Balenciaga. The guessing game is only a halfway fruitless endeavor with a Nicolas Ghesquiere collection.

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.

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.

The creative director of the French label has spent a long time making its debut scent Dahlia Noir. The dark and mysterious fragrance is perfect for Fall/Winter 12, when gothic looks are going to be big business.

Tom Ford is just one of those brands the oozes luxury and embodies contemporary high-end fashion so it is no surprise that we, at Bloginity, have been fans for some time.

Sophie Dahl features in the Fall/Winter 12 campaign for Aubin & Wills.

It should be no surprise that exercise has numerous health benefits other than just feeling better and being healthier. Working out will give you incredible beauty benefits as well.

Beginning May 26, 2012, and extending through the summer, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) presents a series of tributes to the Bay Area’s beloved Golden Gate Bridge.

Alber Elbaz‘s grip and understanding of Lanvin‘s legacy has been so thorough it’s hard to imagine a time when he was not creative director of the house. He’s truly captured the moment. See the entire Pre Fall 2012 collection right here.

It’s not surprising that various art forms excite us more than ordinary office jobs. This is why Alejandro Medina traded in a finance specialist job for a career in music. He wanted to make sure that he was capable of creating music and developing a sound of his own. He met his goal, becoming the solo artist best known as Lexo The Great.

The queen of New York Fashion Week made a shock decision to leave her post at global fashion management company IMG to branch out on her own.

Reinstalled to continue the historical sequence found on MoMA’s fifth (1880–1940) and fourth (1940–1980) floors, the galleries on the second floor will begin with art of the early 1980s and extend to the present moment, interweaving works in all mediums.

Burberry Prorsum makes trenches. Yes, we got it, and Christopher Bailey knows we got it too. Here he continues to tout his refocus on the house parka, and more expressively still, on the bomber.

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.

Edun collection for Fall 2012 was absolutely gorgeous. But, the makeup that MAC makeup artist Yadim turned out was bananas.

Last Wednesday was a special evening for amfAR and presenting sponsor, Hublot, when Roberto Cavalli and others were honored for leading the global struggle against HIV/AIDS.

There was definitely a younger, more carefree side of the Versace woman this season, a generous step away from the dark deviant we saw last season. This was the type of bohemian girl that parties at Coachella and takes movie worthy, cross-country road trips with her girlfriends, evanescent and free.

Michael is renowned for using flamboyant language to critique the creations the hopefuls come up with and Heidi has insisted his speech isn’t put on.

An editorial from Ground Magazine, titled Deus Ex Machina. The fashion photographs are placed side by side with sculpture photography in the magazine, resulting in a collection of images focussed around the concept of structure.

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.

The iconic designer is set to visit famous department store Selfridges on July 24 to launch a pop-up shop selling his sports-themed Team Karl collection amongst other concessions, British Vogue reports.