Good Reads
Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

The enthusiasm of this young and ambitious New Yorker is undeniable.

Adriana Lima has become the first pregnant woman to be photographed for the Pirelli calendar.

Façades, a fashion editorial photographed by Jessica Ahlborn, which plays on the idea of concealed identities and masquerade.

I first stumbled on Flara’s work while I was trawling the internet for some original artwork to use for our Beauty Section and was delighted to discover that she is willing to collaborate with us for some future pieces! In the meantime I got to know her a bit better.

Reinstalled to continue the historical sequence found on MoMA’s fifth (1880–1940) and fourth (1940–1980) floors, the galleries on the second floor will begin with art of the early 1980s and extend to the present moment, interweaving works in all mediums.

Christopher Bailey’s “The Gentlemen”, his Fall 2012 menswear collection, gives way to his feminine exploration of the ultimate English sartorial crossroads – the haute interminglings at the corner of “Town and Field”.

Victoria Beckham spent five months perfecting things when she acted as a guest editor of US Glamour magazine.

Collaborating with Revlon for the show, Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman stuck to subtle beauty. “I wanted to create a look that was bold, but still looked soft and natural,” says Westman.

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

Raf Simmons said it himself, “a shift is happening.” The truth in this statement could be seen in his anomalous sense of color in his clothing as well as the makeup look that complimented the collection.

For Pre-Fall, Alexander Wang went for something a bit less gimmick-laden than his Spring BMX biker outing with a line-up deeply locked in what can be termed a ‘Dark Primness’.

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.

From December 1, 2012, through March 3, 2013, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present South Africa in Apartheid and After: David Goldblatt, Ernest Cole, Billy Monk, featuring work by three photographers that illuminates a rich and diverse photographic tradition as well as a vital, difficult, and contested period in the history of South Africa.

A 3D fashion campaign for Russian brand Osome2some, photographed by Andrew Kalashnikov and styled by Julia Chagaeva.

Regen Projects is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new works by Elizabeth Peyton. For her sixth show with the gallery, Peyton will show paintings, works on paper, and prints (etching and monotypes).

In a rural area in the center of Israel, Auerbach-Halevy has designed a unique house: at first glance it is not recognized as residential, and even at a second one it is difficult to distinguish what is it used for.

Another day, another celebrity fashion collaboration. This one finds ska and reggae influenced band No Doubt mixing with the polo shirt and argyle sweater brand Fred Perry.

Yves Saint Laurent’s Ready To Wear line is the only part of the company which will be known as Saint Laurent Paris when changes go ahead.

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

Edvard Munch’s iconic The Scream (1895), among the most celebrated and recognized images in art history, will go on view at The Museum of Modern Art for a period of six months beginning October 24.

Beads of sweat ran rampant in that story, based in Vietnam, and Cibani has always been something of a merry wanderer herself

In 1929, art historian Paul J. Sachs presented George Grosz’s Anna Peter (1926–27) to the newly founded Museum of Modern Art, making it the first drawing to enter the collection.

Jason Wu waits for Fall to translate his almost fairy tale-like wonderment with the opulence of foreign lands. Last Fall he exorcised Robert Polidori’s ‘Parcours Museologique Revisite’ – a three volume set on the 25 year restoration of Versailles – into an utterly successful collection that cemented Wu’s place as a stalwart in the New York fashion mainstream (If his Obama associations hadn’t done so already).

Part of iconic design duo Dolce & Gabbana, the fashion creative is currently awaiting the exhibition of his black and white imagery which will also be released in a book entitled Campioni – Fotografie by Domenico Dolce.

50 Years of the CFDA is the first museum exhibition to celebrate the quintessentially American artistry of the leading fashion trade organization in the United States.