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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

Brazilian sensation Céu announces her North American summer tour in support of her new travel-inspired record, Caravana Sereia Bloom which debuted at #1 on the iTunes Brazilian Chart.

After ten years in the business, Rag & Bone’s David Neville and Marcus Wainwright continue to hold on to a wise and seemingly simple credo: Cool Believability.

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough reinvent the idea of the “cool” girl every season at Proenza Schouler, and this one birthed the computer manufactured, high def heroine that is both ambitious and energetic decked out in a collage of abstract images said to be found from Tumblr.

With all they have to celebrate, how apropos is a ‘Greatest Hits’ collection at this point? It may not have been intentional, but Proenza Schouler’s latest collection, all its mighty bravura aside, came across as self-referential at times, despite McCollough and Hernandez’s insistence on internet ‘randomness’ as their guiding trope for the season.

Exactly one year ago Kate and Laura Mulleavy sent out their first ready-to-wear collection that had no ties to their home state of California. Up until their “Days of Heaven”/American Great Plains-inspired round-up last fall, one of the diehard Rodarte tenets had always been California or bust.

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

Having recently photographed the former Spice Girl for French Elle, the sartorial artist also praised her modelesque physique.

The Resort and Pre-Fall collections are always very telling of what Balenciaga’s Nicolas Ghesquiere has in store for his big ready-to-wear collections.

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

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.

John Galliano is reportedly planning to move to America so his partner can become a stylist.

Louis Vuitton is releasing it’s first fragrance in over 20 years

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.

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.

This collection of fashion photographs were photographed by Maxwell and feature Nicole from Division Models.

Raf Simons hopes his Christian Dior haute couture debut is more “dynamic” than what has gone before.

For me, summer time means upping the skin care, upping my water intake and really using products that properly moisturize my skin. When it comes to summer sun moisturizing skin care, Mario Badescu has become my best friend.

Photographed by Joanna Szproch, featured here is the spring / summer 2012 campaign for the CAAPI collection for Dream Nation, an earth-friendly fashion house.

The return of Jil Sander to her eponymous line after an eight year high-fashion hiatus is one of the industry’s most noted, talked about stories.

Generous glamour goddess that she is, Miss Piggy is sharing her beauty with the world via a limited-edition, online-exclusive, M·A·C collection for the eyes in celebration of her much anticipated return to the silver screen in Disney’s The Muppets. Say “Oui” to Miss Piggy for M·A·C today!

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.

Zac Posen’s collections are best experienced in person. So when we received the invitation to personally view the Resort 2013 collection at the Zac Posen showroom in TriBeCa we knew we were in for amazing craftsmanship, showmanship, and new and interesting takes on 1940s Hollywood and American aristocratic dress.

Charlotte Tilbury brought color, creativity and a serious eye to this amazing runway show. Her inspiration? As simple but complicated as “a bird’s feather.”

Lindsey Wixson pulls a series of sexy poses and is joined by monsters in Mulberry’s Fall/Winter 12 campaign.

The model has created a line of clothing for British retailer Marks & Spencer. Among the pieces she has created are jeans which sit higher than most others, which have been a huge hit with her fans.