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Ralph Lauren Olympics

For the London 2012 Olympics, Lauren has evolved his classic cuts to make athletes’ uniforms which are slightly different than what is expected.

21-year-old Yves St Laurent, at a press conference, shortly after the announcement of his new role as Chief Designer of the Dior fashion house. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Yves Saint Laurent’s Ready To Wear line is the only part of the company which will be known as Saint Laurent Paris when changes go ahead.


SFMOMA’s decision to pursue off-site programming during construction evolved from a detailed review of the best options for the museum’s art collection, the audiences it serves, and its vision for the future. Joint programs through partnership further SFMOMA’s mission to make art not only widely accessible, but accessible in continually new and surprising ways.

Miuccia Prada by Guido Harari, 1999

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.

Valentino Exhibition

The Italian fashion house was bought by private equity firm Permira five years ago. The company worked hard to improve Valentino’s finances and is now selling it to an investor.

Karl Lagerfeld by Eric Guillemain for Vogue

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.

Lulu Kennedy

The designer is renowned for striking up close friendships with up-and-coming style stars, having helped the likes of Gareth Pugh and Roksanda Ilincic make it big.

Elisa Sednaoui by Inez and Vinoodh

Elisa has a laidback approach to make-up and prefers to look natural. She feels most at ease curled up at home with a good book or working out.

Lara Stone by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for Calvin Klein

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

Jimmy Choo Fall 2012 Campaign1

Jimmy Choo’s newest campaign captures the “eclectic rock ‘n’ roll style” of the 60s.


Hugo by Hugo Boss presented iridescent and monochrome creations at Berlin Fashion Week yesterday.

Valentino Haute Couture Fall 2012 Collection 1

The first look was so telling. A fan-pleated navy blue sheer gown with a flute skirt and a blousy top, with see-through billowy sleeves, carried the spirit, the overriding silhouette, the wayward intention, and the sex of the collection to come – a perfect microcosm of the new ventures taken at the Valentino atelier.

Leoni Blue Shades of Pastel for Bloginity 1

This fashion editorial, titled “Shades of Pastel” was photographed by Leoni-Blue. The images are especially striking, and work perfectly together as a set through the use of color.

Givenchy Fall 2012 Haute Couture Collection 1

Inspired by the clean lines of Hubert de Givenchy’s 60s dresses and the bohemes of modern-day southern Italy, aesthetically, this haute capsule asks for no leniency from its public – it’s severe, for sure, or in layman’s terms – a lot of look, but the craft has never looked more sublime. In truth, this is an Italian tree-hugger only Tisci could fashion into real world existence.

Valentino Fall 2012 Couture Beauty 9

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.

Giorgio Armani Prive Fall 2012 Couture

The designer showed off his high-end label Privé at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week and showed he is still a force to be reckoned with.

Roksanda Ilincic

The designer’s first collection for under-tens is hitting stores this week and the fashion creative has received feedback from a brutally honest test group – kids.

Christian Dior Haute Couture Show

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

Saskia de Brauw, Chanel Haute Couture

Chanel wowed with decidedly feminine fare at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week this morning.

Christian Dior Fall 2012 Couture Beauty 13

Raf Simmons said it himself, “a shift is happening.” The truth in this statement could be seen in his anomalous sense of color in his clothing as well as the makeup look that complimented the collection.


To say that today’s Christian Dior Haute Couture show was possibly the most anticipated fashion moment of the past decade is probably no hyperbole.

Jess Bush by Henryk Lobaczewski for Bloginity 7

An urban, high fashion editorial, photographed by Henryk Lobaczewski and starring the beautiful Jess Bush. Featuring bold and colorful fashion styling by Karolina Karolinka.


One would be hard-pressed to recall a more accessible line-up from one of fashion’s most wayward artists. It was burgeoning, bustling, ebullient punk.

Volt Magazine Fashion Editorial 1

This beauty editorial, titled Whispering Shades, was shot for Volt Magazine by Rui Faria. Starring the gorgeous Sophie Pumfrett, with styling by Cynthia Lawrence-John.

A model presents a creation by Versace

Versace put on a stunning display on the opening day of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week that drew an A-list crowd.