Good Reads
Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

Long, electric white hair flowed down to bare knees, parted harshly down the middle with one cropped layer to frame cheekbones on both sides.

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

Using the “opulence of Indochina” as his inspiration, Peter Dundas takes us on a journey of Asian eloquence with delicate dragon and tiger embroideries, kimono jackets, and plunging cheongsams revealing bare backs of the adventurous wearer.

As part of Olafur Eliasson: Little Sun at Tate Modern, to be launched on 28 July 2012, visitors will be invited to look at works of art in the dark using only the light of Eliasson’s Little Sunsolar-powered lamps.

Parra’s witty, often raunchy work captures attention with its vibrant color, curvaceous lines, and eccentric, distinctive imagery. The largely self-taught artist began his illustration and design career drawing flyers and posters for music venues in Amsterdam in the 1990s;

To celebrate the release of their first monograph, M to M from M/M (Paris), Mathias Augustyniak took a moment to discuss his new book, his career with Michael, and more.

After an impressive 13-piece menswear collection for spring 2012, London-based color master Jonathan Saunders is making the move to Milan.

The Make Up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) London 2012 is always a highlight of any make up artist’s year. A time to discover new products, meet like-minded people, and watch demos by some of the world’s top industry professionals.

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.

To say that this was a collection of exquisite elegance and an almost quiet refinement would be an understatement.

A “modern medieval” princess stalked the runway this season at Rodarte, adventurously taking inspiration from the fantasies of role playing games to create an image of the ultimate warrior.

The latest brand to jump on the BB cream craze is Estee Lauder. Part of their DayWear range, this new anti-oxident Beauty Benefit Cream comes in two shades and has an SPF of 35. Providing moisture, protection and ‘flawless perfection’ is the aim of this cream as well as helping to control excess surface oil and providing oil-free hydration.

A collection of photographs shot by Karina Lidia, with urban styling, eye-catching prints, bold colors and textures. Featuring models from Visage Models Bulgaria.

Vincent Castiglia opens his retrospective show at the Sacred Gallery in SoHo, NY tonight. The media are all over him – from the BBC to Reuters, there are a line of TV crews and journalists fascinated by his huge paintings of ” the universal themes of death, sex, birth and decay” as he succinctly puts it each time.

Eyes were focused and girlishly intense on the Miu Miu runway; a sense of a “girl about town” sauntered provocatively in dark denims and tie-dyed furs with an ease only Miuccia Prada can create.

The Mara Hoffman Fall 2012 show was stunning and Makeup Forever Alliance artist Lottie was the key.

Iconoclasm and recalcitrance have always been staple tenets of the male Simons mode. First look out, those motifs weren’t announced so much by the tangled gutter punk hair, but by those parallel slits that hit way above the knee on a pair of black tailored shorts.

Calvin Klein held a special presentation featuring the Spring/Summer 2013 Calvin Klein men’s and women’s sportswear, tailored clothing, dresses, outerwear, performancewear, jeanswear, underwear, footwear, eyewear, swimwear and accessories.

Regina Spektor will release her highly anticipated new studio album ‘What We Saw From The Cheap Seats’ on May 28th on Sire / Warner Bros. Records. The album reunites Spektor with production partner Mike Elizondo (Eminem, Fiona Apple, Dr. Dre) and is her first album of new material since 2009’s ‘far’.

The young lady who found inspiration in redesigning skateboards and making them totally unrecognizable.

Having been a serious spin class and fitness junkie in the past, I take my workouts very seriously but I also need to be able to enjoy them.

Is Alexander Wang, the prince of downtown New York urban-chicness the new front-runner to replace Nicolas Ghesquiere at Balenciaga?

Miuccia Prada believes that influential designers have started to snub Italy in favor of Paris.

Lara Stone continues to dazzle as the face of Calvin Klein in the label’s fall campaign.