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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

The designer’s collection Miss Wu will launch in January 2013 but he’s happy to talk about it already. It’s aimed at a different consumer to his main line and is also cheaper. To ensure it looked different too, the designer decided to employ a totally new team.

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.

Collaborating with Revlon for the show, Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman stuck to subtle beauty. “I wanted to create a look that was bold, but still looked soft and natural,” says Westman.

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.

The attempt here seems to be no-fuss Parisienne elegance, but injected with a touch of modernity that Galliano couldn’t seem to wrangle for himself.

The fashion designer struggled with concentration in the classroom as he was not suited to studying. His focus was on earning a wage to support his family and he had no desire to become a global style phenomenon.

A black and white portrait editorial photographed by Christopher Hench staring both Aris and Beck from Fusion NYC.

Zebra Katz and Njena Reddd Foxxx, the artists behind the hit track “Ima Read,” talk music, performance art, and personal style after a Bloginity.com exclusive photoshoot shot by fine artist Alison Brady.

Regen Projects is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new works by Elizabeth Peyton. For her sixth show with the gallery, Peyton will show paintings, works on paper, and prints (etching and monotypes).

In 1929, art historian Paul J. Sachs presented George Grosz’s Anna Peter (1926–27) to the newly founded Museum of Modern Art, making it the first drawing to enter the collection.

The fashion editor has become an internet sensation thanks to her outlandish outfit choices, which are a hit with style fans and bloggers.

Ruby Jean. Remember that name. “You’re destined for big things little Ruby Jean”. It’s that kind of name, and fitting for the bleach blonde beauty that opened the Marc Jacobs show. It’s possible that her entrance was so picture-perfect, so holistic in mood, so Marc Jacobs at a molecular level that, at least for this editor, the message that would play out for the next seven minutes announced itself entirely in that moment.

An editorial from Ground Magazine, titled Deus Ex Machina. The fashion photographs are placed side by side with sculpture photography in the magazine, resulting in a collection of images focussed around the concept of structure.

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

Andy Burrows will release his stunning solo album, Company, on Play It Again Sam, on October 22nd. Co-produced by Burrows with Tim Baxter, the album will be preceded by a single, Because I Know That I Can, on October 8th.

As a makeup artist, Foundation Brand Cover FX has been on my radar for a while, however I had never had the opportunity to try it properly. So it was with some excitement that I attended a talk and demo by acclaimed fashion makeup artist David Allan Jones at the International Makeup Artist Trade Show earlier this month.

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.

After an active, fascinating search of the blogosphere on the identity of the Lanvin Anonymous People, a film that is every bit as atypical reveals what went on behind the scenes of the ad campaign shoot.

With the holiday shopping season officially on, that put me in good mind to speak about a new online shopping treasure that’s started to pick up major speed this past year – TheRealReal.com.

Beverly Johnson says starving was an “occupational hazard” of modeling when she started out.

There’s another collaboration that’s happening for sure. Rei Kawakubo and Hermes. Have four sweeter words ever been spoken?

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.

Another day, another celebrity fashion collaboration. This one finds ska and reggae influenced band No Doubt mixing with the polo shirt and argyle sweater brand Fred Perry.

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.

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