Good Reads
Archive Monday, January 23rd 2017

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

Michael’s latest line is a fusion of natural tones and bright, sparkling pieces. Michael enjoys creating different looks because he knows everyone has their own style. His eye for fashion also goes down well with the designer’s friends.

Hair was tucked and pinned loosely into a faux 1930’s bob delicately waving around the jaw line. One could almost envision the young Duras captured in time, beautiful and fresh, gracefully pushing a curl aside.

The market is overflowing with different types of foundations. Every brand will have a large range on offer and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with so much to choose from. Let’s break down your choices

LN-CC, the London-based luxury boutique and e-commerce destination, has just released their spring feature lookbook.

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.

Korean artist Sung Hwan Kim presents the first specially commissioned installation to be unveiled in The Tanks, Tate Modern’s new galleries permanently dedicated to performance and film. The exhibition is supported by Sotheby’s and runs from 18 July to 28 October.

We sit down with fashion designer Jan Taminiau just a few days after his show in Paris to chat with ease on his life, his views on gossips and his collections.

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.

Evaline is an exciting band with simple enough origins: six buddies from California who banded together for the love of music. They started performing in very modest settings until eventually they found themselves on big stages and famous venues.

It’s that time of the year when we start to self reflect, focus on getting in shape and looking fresh and healthy.

This exhibition, covering the period from 1910 to today, offers a critical reassessment of photography’s role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde movements—with a special emphasis on the medium’s relation to Dada, Bauhaus, Surrealism, Constructivism, New Objectivity, Conceptual, and post-Conceptual art—and in the development of contemporary artistic practices.

Balenciaga and PPR are pleased to announce the appointment of Alexander Wang to the post of Creative Director of the Balenciaga fashion house, as of today. Alexander Wang has responsibility for designing the brand’s women’s and men’s ready-to-wear and accessories collections, as well as for Balenciaga’s image.

Giorgio Armani has sparked speculation his retrospective will take place during Milan Fashion Week in September.

Makeup artist Diane Kendal always delivers superb artistry when executing each runway look, and this was no exception. Makeup was simple, a sporty-chic compliment to a hard-edged, streamlined collection.

In hi-tech felt and sculptural rubber, the Lanvin woman for Fall 2012 rises like a living sketch, armed with the power of desire.

A native of Pouso Alegre, Brazil, at age 12 Rodrigo recognized his passion to create. A successful audition landed him at this young age into the national music theater and visual arts conservatory, where his passion for the arts grew its first roots.

Jil Sander has explained her time away from the label has helped her to find a new perspective.

The creative director of Lanvin is planning to increase the amount of carry cases the fashion house produces.

Carefully situated on the edge of a vineyard, this rural residence engages its surroundings in establishing a frame of reference for one’s experience of the site.

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.

There was a drastic difference between the boudoir bondage and the beauty that accompanied it this season at BCBG Max Azria.

The star founded Premier Model Management, the company which has represented Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer.

Bill Blass’ upcoming New York Fashion Week show has been canceled and its entire staff fired. The fashion house was due to show off its Spring/Summer 13 line in September.