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Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

In the world of fashion, model and actress Olivia Palermo rarely puts a wrong foot. And in the below pictorial spread, the American-born beauty continues her stylish ways, showcasing exquisite selections by fine jewelry maker, Carrera y Carrera.

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.

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.

The fashion designer is adding to her brand with the line of spectacles, which she will be seen in from now on. Victoria has created the collection in collaboration with Cutler & Gross and it includes six different sets of frames.

With the Olympics in full swing, what better way to show your support for your team than with the casual-cool athletic trend that has been dominating the catwalks?

The 35-year-old model is famed for her cleanly shaved head and youthful face. She thinks her skin has helped secure her a lot of work, although she claims talk of the industry being ageist is out-dated.

El Grand Chamaco creates a series of illustrations done on an iPhone by the tip of his finger.

Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye is a major exhibition which reassesses the work of this Norwegian painter. It proposes a ground-breaking dialogue between the artist’s paintings and drawings made in the first half of the 20th century and his often overlooked interest in the rise of modern media, including photography, film and the re-birth of stage production.

Fall 2012 found the inexhaustible Betsey Johnson in solid form.

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.

Terry Richardson will indeed be making a documentary following the creation of Lady Gaga’s new album, ARTPOP, as well as a peek into her everyday life.

Raf Simons’ debut couture collection for Christian Dior drew a designer crowd including Marc Jacobs and Donatella Versace.

The Met’s Spring 2012 Costume Institute exhibition, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, explores the striking affinities between Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, two Italian designers from different eras. Inspired by Miguel Covarrubias’s “Impossible Interviews” for Vanity Fair in the 1930s, the exhibition features orchestrated conversations between these iconic women to suggest new readings of their most innovative work.

Australian singer Julia Stone has released a new music video for her latest single “It’s All Okay” from her forthcoming solo album By The Horns, out May 29, 2012.

BFC announced that three womenswear designers Henry Holland, Louise Gray and Mary Katrantzouand one menswear designer James Long, will receive Fashion Forward sponsorship for two consecutive seasons to show in London.

Hervé Coutin photographs Zora for an ongoing series titled Intimate Portraits, a sensual, soft and playful direction featuring no styling, nor makeup. Just the photographer and the model.

Nobody does seduction better than the Italians, especially when it comes to luxury and Bulgari is at the top of the game.

Stage and Twist brings together Polish artist Anna Molska and Romanian artist Ciprian Mureşan for their first exhibition in a London museum.

The French model-and-actress is smoldering in a figure-hugging black lace dress and gold jewelry in the campaign for the fragrance.

This series of fashion photographs featured below were shot by Herve Coutin, using soft focus and romantic lighting to create a stunning, elegant overall aesthetic.

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.

The iconic Gucci bit loafer is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and it was beautifully honored in each look of Frida Giannini’s latest menswear collection.

The designer offered his explanation for what makes high fashion creations so special and said it is all about the thought, effort and care that goes into every garment.

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.

Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Picciol took a surprising step away from the usual esthetic and a more mature, sensual and severe Valentino woman introduced a more arcane prestige to the dreamlike elegance of a classic beauty.