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Archive Monday, January 23rd 2017

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.

Be among the first to see the sexy new short film from REN Skincare.

In early 2013, Wolfgang Laib’s Pollen from Hazelnut will inhabit the Museum’s Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium, infusing the space with a yellow luminosity.

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.

Fashion designer, stylist, model, rock star girlfriend, and, now, perfumer, L’Wren Scott seems set to take on the world with the unveiling of her fragrance created and sold exclusively (well, at least for now) for Barneys.

Amongst the most common and enduring definitions of design is “problem-solving.” An issue arises.

Karl Lagerfeld says healthy competition in the fashion industry is creatively stimulating for designers.

Hervé Coutin photographs Zora for an ongoing series titled Intimate Portraits, a sensual, soft and playful direction featuring no styling, nor makeup. Just the photographer and the model.

The Museum of Modern Art’s Performance Program will resume in April with Words in the World, a series of performances and programs that generate a “live” response to the possibilities opened by the relationship between performance and language.

Raf Simons has discovered “specific codes” since he began working at Christian Dior.

Throughout his career, contemporary American artist Jasper Johns, now 82, has found new ways to explore, as he once put it, “how we see and why we see the way we do.” Continually reinventing his own work, he has driven key transformation in the art world for nearly 60 years.

2012 was a great year for fashion, but it has never looked so spectacular, or felt so thrilling, as through the lens of Burberry Prorsum.

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

The luxury womenswear brand has taken on the former Aquascutum design director after the label went into administration earlier this year. Joanna will start her role at Farhi in September with her first collection set for Fall/Winter 13.

The Versace for H&M runway soundtrack featured a repeating track of Donatella Versace’s new-found house maxim: “My house, my rules, my pleasure.”

Fashion Feature shot for FOAM Magazine by JUCO Photo

Michael is renowned for using flamboyant language to critique the creations the hopefuls come up with and Heidi has insisted his speech isn’t put on.

The intimate portraits star a vast selection of models from Model Management, M4 Models and MGM, and the variety of looks is key to the appeal of the editorial.

The collections in Europe have made it exceptionally difficult to focus on the clothes. Not because there’s lackluster design by any means—Paris and Milan have definitely delivered the goods—but because some of Fashion’s most influential houses are in a state of limbo.

Carrera y Carrera celebrates the Year of the Dragon with some of its most emblematic pieces from the Círculos de Fuego collection.

When you hear Roberto Cavalli’s name, the first thing that comes to mind isn’t always “masterful tailoring” or “innovative construction.”

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.

The company is best known for creating velour tracksuits and this time round they have offered a fresh take on the look.

The first retrospective in 25 years of work by artist Garry Winogrand—renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s —will debut at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) in spring of 2013.

Visions of lemon and citrus freshened up faces along with the collection, youthful florals and delicate lace sweetly adorned each dress painting the perfect image of a young girl in the summer.