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Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

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

There is a caveat. The similarities between this Fall/Winter 2012 lineup and Balenciaga’s own celebrated F/W 07 outing are rather severe. Altuzarra’s dip into LBD territory also recalls Nicolas Ghesquiere’s little black dress opening numbers for F/W 08.

The Australian star enjoys some aspects of working in fashion, although others she finds harder. Lara doesn’t think she will ever get used to be tailed by paparazzi wherever she goes.

MoMA has acquired a selection of 14 video games, the seedbed for an initial wish list of about 40 to be acquired in the near future, as well as for a new category of artworks in MoMA’s collection that will grow in the future.

When applying concealer the object is to hide imperfections with the most minimal amount of product and blend into the surrounding skin.

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.

Doutzen Kroes is still amazed that she gets booked for high fashion jobs as she didn’t become interested in fashion until her late teens. She has discussed her biggest career highlights so far.

A selection of photographs from Simon Harsent’s “Melt Portrait of an Iceberg.”

A single finger wave opposite the part strongly gave a chic effect to the total look. Diane Kendal used MAC backstage, producing a multishade red lip layering MAC Cherry Red lip pencil all over the lip, outlining the lip with Vino Lip Pencil.

The new host of House of Style will be revealed at the MTV Video Music Awards in September. The show’s shooting schedule coincides with New York Fashion Week, but will debut officially on October 9.

Reed Krakoff is one of a few American designers who manage to successfully translate Europe’s minimalist sensibility into timeless American design.

The model has created a line of clothing for British retailer Marks & Spencer. Among the pieces she has created are jeans which sit higher than most others, which have been a huge hit with her fans.

Light-hearted, summery fashion editorial, photographed and styled by Taryll. Starring Karolina Burcan, these shots are bang on trend with a Vintage Americana feel.

At first glance, Christopher Bailey’s latest resort collection for Burberry Prorsum is something of a head-scratcher. For some time Bailey has been employing his arsenal of motifs, exploring everything from the artisanal to experimenting with fabric technology for breaking new grounds of inspiration.

It was the strongest season in recent memory. Even those brands who faired well in the summer collections uped their game for fall, making for one nonstop month of grade-A capital-F Fashion.

An interview with New York based Fashion Editor Alexander Patino.

Miuccia Prada held court and staged a coup in Milan with her latest for menswear.

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.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 84th Academy Awards®.

Audemars Piguet, will introduced his own space Lounge AP in the next edition of ARCO, the International Fair of Contemporary Art in Madrid.

What has happened to Dolce & Gabbana? They’re officially gridlocked in a campy nostalgia, in a kitschy bucolic loop that looks to be inescapable. A year ago they hit upon something big, a special way of doing things. You can pick out the same notes in last Spring’s show, to last Fall’s foray to this latest collection for Spring ’13.

Dsquared2 designer Dean and Dan Caten think they are successful because their clothes are wearable.

James Rosenquist designed the eighty-six-foot-long F-111 to wrap around the four walls of the Leo Castelli Gallery, at 4 East Seventy-Seventh Street in Manhattan.

Your brushes should be a thing of joy, beautiful tools to precisely apply your make up. As I’m sure you know they can also cost a fortune and that is precisely why they should be treated with respect. Brushes will pick up dirt, oils, and dead skin cells and this is why cleaning is so important.

We all have our addictions. Kids have candy stores, men have sports and booze. But it’s the ladies who have picked out the best poison for themselves – jewelry.