Good Reads
Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

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.

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.

In hi-tech felt and sculptural rubber, the Lanvin woman for Fall 2012 rises like a living sketch, armed with the power of desire.

A fashion spread by Teck Lim

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.

A powerful, dynamic fashion editorial photographed by Alan Chan, titled Last Resort. A stunning location and bold wardrobe choices make the editorial especially striking.

An editorial from Ground Magazine, titled Deus Ex Machina. The fashion photographs are placed side by side with sculpture photography in the magazine, resulting in a collection of images focussed around the concept of structure.

Max and Lubov Azria certainly bring sexy back this season; with signature skin-tight bandage dresses. Every look accessorized with buckled leather harnesses, adding an element of toughness to the clothes.

Girard-Perregaux partnered up with renowned celebrity photographers Markus and Indrani for the launch of the ICONS exhibition and book launch last night at the Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.

The Chanel frontman has discussed the special connection he has with his cat Choupette. Karl is surprised by how much he adores his precious kitty and admits there is no room in his heart for anyone else.

The British Fashion Council announced yesterday the shortlist of designers for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund – and it’s pretty good company to be in.

The Resort and Pre-Fall collections are always very telling of what Balenciaga’s Nicolas Ghesquiere has in store for his big ready-to-wear collections.

A fragrance bottle is not just a bottle, it is a piece of art. Something to be respected and treated delicately. It is the first and only most visual impression in a scent-directed industry.

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.

Yves Saint Laurent have recently announced the (gasp) newest edition to the Touche Éclat Range… a foundation Le Teint Touché Eclat.

John Galliano is reportedly planning to move to America so his partner can become a stylist.

A Bigger Splash offers a unique chance to see how ‘action’ painters worked in the 1950s, 1960s and beyond, including Niki de Saint Phalle, Pinot Gallizio, the Japanese Gutai and Viennese Actionists.

Heidi Klum says the two designers who walked out of the latest Project Runway series were “childish”

Having recently photographed the former Spice Girl for French Elle, the sartorial artist also praised her modelesque physique.

Jimmy Choo’s newest campaign captures the “eclectic rock ‘n’ roll style” of the 60s.

A fashion editorial by Julija Kaselyte, Bloginity’s Arts & Culture Editor.

Whether or not music plays a big part in your life, every fan of electro pop should be aware of The Shoes. With a few singles and an album under their belt, this award winning band is full of ideas and plans for the future and nothing is going to stop them – they are ready to rock the world!

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.

M.A.C. artist Diane Kendal is consistently phenomenal and Tommy Hilfiger AU/WI 2012 was no different. She called the look “Country meet city. Equestrian lifestyle, sporty and elite” and it looked stunning.

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.