Good Reads
Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

In an effort to revive the iconic style of Italy’s haute bourgeoisie Massimiliano Giornetti, creative director at Salvatore Ferragamo, elevated classic 60s silhouettes with rough touches of exotic skins and intriguing appliqués.

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

Hedi Slimane is said to be discussing dropping the ‘Yves’ out of the YSL brand name to give the brand a “modern feel”.

Tomas Maier’s collections at Bottega Veneta get better and better with every passing season. What he delivered for Spring must be his most considered, worked-over, strategically conceived and luxurious clothes to date.

From another fantastic collection by photographer Herve Coutin, these intimate black and white portraits star Adrien V. from Bananas Models.

Everyday detritus manifests itself in a variety of ephemeral works in the fantastically unique show, Swept Away: Dust, Ashes, and Dirt in Contemporary Design, now on display at Manhattan’s Museum of Art and Design.

Michael Kors teams up with DJ, model, and styler Alexandra Richards for the second edition of “Kors Collaborations”

Texas-based multi-instrumentalist John Dulfilho is responsible for a lot of great music, whether as founder of The Deathray Davies and I Love Math or as drummer with psych-pop Elephant 6 collective Apples in Stereo.

The fashion heavyweights came together to get buyers into the stores, but this time, for a particularly prescient good cause.

The Balenciaga fashion house and Nicolas Ghesquière have announced their joint decision to end their working relationship as of 30 November 2012. Nicolas Ghesquière has been the Creative Director of Balenciaga since 1997.

1940s glamor reigned at the Burberry Prorsum catwalk today. Christopher Bailey looked to capes and corsets to tap into that zenith of Brit elegance and he did so by turning out pieces you wouldn’t necessarily envision belonging to the Burberry house upon first glance.

Marc Jacobs is not through with bombast. After a boisterous double-whammy last February and March with his eponymous line and Louis Vuitton, Resort finds Jacobs upping the quirk quotient with a colorful line inspired in part by artist Cindy Sherman’s clown series.

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.

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.

Giorgio Armani is pleased to announce the opening of the first Armani/Casa store in Miami, at 10 N.E. 39th Street in the Design District. Opening April 11, 2012 this is the third Armani/Casa store in the United States.

Inspired by the vibrant colors that brighten up everyday life.

We saw trends we loved repeat this season from last year and a few new ones we had to adopt into our routine. Highlighting the best runway hair and the products to achieve it, we’ll be ready to move right into the spring season polished and poised with sleek style.

Comme des Garçcons founder Rei Kawakubo’s Dover Street Market will be crossing the pond to New York City to scoop up brands like Alexander McQueen, Erdem, and Saint Laurent in December 2013.

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

Giorgio Armani continues his commitment to help countries such as Ghana and Bolivia with his Acqua for Life project and his support of Green Cross International, which focus on bringing clean drinking water where it is scarce or unavailable, as well as help schooling.

Duckie Brown designers Steven Cox and Daniel Silver sent the story of their lives down the runway.

Having been a serious spin class and fitness junkie in the past, I take my workouts very seriously but I also need to be able to enjoy them.

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.

In conjunction with MoMA’s Cindy Sherman retrospective, the artist has selected films that have informed her artistic practice.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acquired a pair of the iconic ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.