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Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

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

The Brazilian-born designer is approaching his ten year anniversary at the helm of Calvin Klein. During this time he has won the CFDA designer of the year award twice. However, Francisco’s debut design attempts received a much less favorable reception.

The fashion world is a competitive sport where the key to success lies in the ability to turn vision into reality, one that is not only unique, but inspiring.

One would be hard-pressed to recall a more accessible line-up from one of fashion’s most wayward artists. It was burgeoning, bustling, ebullient punk.

To make things more interesting, the Sperry team asked that we coordinate our looks according to four given themes: ‘Tea Time’, ‘Tour Around Town’, ‘Wimbledon Whites’ and ‘Olympic Games’.

The hair and makeup was something resembling inspiration from his own collection in New York; a fresh twist on 60’s mod revealed ladylike beehive updos topped with delicate satin ribbon wrapped around the hair.

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

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

Makeup Forever’s new store is in a class of it’s own. With top technology and new ways to give your clients lessons, Makeup Forever will be your top stop for all your pro-makeup needs.

Earlier this month, the designer confirmed she was working on the collection which is called Stella. It was known there would be five different bra shapes on offer and the pieces have now been unveiled.

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.

This exhibition showcases some 80 prints and artists’ books the Museum has acquired over the past two years, and reveals how an art collection is always a work in progress.

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.

Giorgio Armani reveals it’s new Autumn Winter advertising campaign photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggot featuring Aymeline Valade and Simon Nessman

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

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.

It was refreshing to finally see an original beauty moment at Ivana Helsinki; faces were beautifully sophisticated with a pleasant twist. Titled “Mourning Sun Motel,” the collection was based on a film about guests at an old motel shot in Finland in the summer of 2012.

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.

There was definitely a younger, more carefree side of the Versace woman this season, a generous step away from the dark deviant we saw last season. This was the type of bohemian girl that parties at Coachella and takes movie worthy, cross-country road trips with her girlfriends, evanescent and free.

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.

Conceived by Creative Director Peter Dundas, a powerfully reinvented palazzo inspires the brand’s new flagship in Madison Avenue in New York, creating the world’s largest Pucci store and igniting an ambitious global retail rollout.

In 1942 Architectural Forum magazine commissioned a group of architects to design projects for a hypothetical postwar American city, rethinking both urban community life and the relationship between architecture and urban planning.

Makeup artist James Kaliardos created an unbelievable look for this season’s Diane Von Furstenberg’s runway show.

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

Anna Higgie’s fascinating journey into illustration began at an art schools in Australia. Today it continues – Anna is living a creative life in Bristol. While asked about fashion, she answers that it’s one of the most interesting forms of art which inspires her to express herself artistically and is frequently reflected in her work. Work that lets her particular kind of magic to come alive.