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Latest Entries Monday, November 30th 2015

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

Illustration by Daryl Feril 3

A series of mixed illustration by Daryl Feril of some of the worlds most famous designer brands done with graphite and watercolor and some digital work. “The design aim to illustrate and create a very feminine mood yet still converse the sophistication and identity of each brand” says Daryl.

Donatella Versace

Donatella Versace will find it hard to “face” the venue for her upcoming couture show as it reminds her of her late brother.

Balenciaga Spring 2013 Menswear Collection 1

It’s no secret that Balenciaga’s menswear shows and presentations are a considerably sobering experience compared to its universally lauded sister outings.

Dries Van Noten Spring 2013 Menswear Collection 2

Gender roles as a theme has been a major story during the menswear shows for the past week and some change.

Marilyn Monroe by Douglas Kirkland

Douglas Kirkland’s extraordinary photographs, compiled for the first time in their complete form here, allow us to pry into the mysterious woman known as Marilyn Monroe, unveiling an intimate night that the world- class photographer shared with the icon.

Jil Sander Spring 2013

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

Raf Simons Spring 2013 Menswear Collection 1

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.

Gucci Menswear Spring Summer 2013 Look 1

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.

Jason Wu Resort 2013 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.

Dolce & Gabbana Are Making the Move into Couture

The Italian designers will be showing off a high-fashion offering in Sicily on July 9. Although they are famed for attracting an A-list front row at their presentations, this time around things are going to be different. They will have no press at their first ever couture show.


From September 1, 2012, through January 6, 2013, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present an exhibition that bends and blurs the boundaries between conceptual art and theoretical architecture, using the notion of the “field” to frame an investigation into the construction, representation, and experience of space.

Chrissy Teigen by Rony Shram

Chrissy Teigen has revealed how she gets her swimsuit model body smooth and camera ready at short notice.

Donatella Versace by Victor Demarchelier

The Italian fashion house returned to the world of couture for the first time in years earlier in 2012 and is due to show its latest collection on Sunday.

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


The fashion heiress put pen to paper and drew up the elaborate bohemian bridal gown herself and had it made by tailors in Sumirago, Italy.

Alison Brady for Bloginity 5

The Manhattan Vintage show has its fair share of characters, but Meika and Warren Franz – co-owners of Another Man’s Treasure – are undeniably the queen and king of the trade show that brings together over 75 of the country’s top vintage clothing and antique textile dealers twice a year. In less than a decade the Franz’s have built a strong reputation for consistently providing some of the most sought-after designer vintage in the market.

The view from the Quiet Room at Miraval's Life In Balance Spa with Clarins

Clarins and The Miraval Resort have come together in perfect unison to create a true luxury spa experience.

Photo by Ana Rita Sousa and Ivano Salonia

For anyone that knows me, you know that- although I love animals – I am not what you call an animal person. I love to pet, play and snuggle with a friend’s dog, but I am happy to leave and have them walk the pup for the evening and think nothing of it. So, when I heard that I would be participating in the Equine Experience with Wyatt Webb at The Miraval Resort, I was a bit nervous. Therapy through horses – I was also skeptical.

John Pearson appreciated words of encouragement from Prada’s chief menswear designer before he took the catwalk for the first time in over a decade at the weekend.

Edvard Munch, The Girls on the Bridge 1927

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.

Mary Katrantzou, Photo by Alex Sainsbury

Mary Katrantzou hasn’t got enough time to create resort collections.

Karlie Kloss

The budding supermodel credited the dance form with teaching her discipline and body awareness, which has helped her career immensely.

Lindsey Wixson Mulberry

Lindsey Wixson pulls a series of sexy poses and is joined by monsters in Mulberry’s Fall/Winter 12 campaign.

Raf simons Portrait

Raf Simons is reportedly planning to stage two shows during the upcoming Couture Fashion Week.