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Archive Monday, January 23rd 2017

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

A look inside the latest issue of Volt Magazine, the unbound, folded fashion publication which focus’ on stunning visual content with high impact.

More and more Western stores are popping up in Asia, confirming its place as a dominating fashion hotspot.

Those breezy, flouncy layers of silk-organza were probably the most obvious affirmation that the House of Christian Dior – with or without John Galliano’s vision–will thrive on, effortlessly.

Hypnotic runway fashion film by Director Trevor Undi, showcasing the Chanel Couture Fall 2012 collection.

Stella McCartney has revealed how proud she was to see her father Sir Paul McCartney performing during the London Olympic Opening Ceremony.

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.

This time around Karan tapped into old Hollywood’s androgynous icon, Marlene Dietrich. Designers walk tight ropes when choosing iconic figures as inspiration for their collections.

Los Angeles based shoe-architect Jerome Rosseau moved to the City of Angels six years ago, after a long stint working under names like Matthew Williamson, John Richardson and Jasper Conrad in the UK. In 2008.

As part of Olafur Eliasson: Little Sun at Tate Modern, to be launched on 28 July 2012, visitors will be invited to look at works of art in the dark using only the light of Eliasson’s Little Sunsolar-powered lamps.

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.

Exactly one year ago Kate and Laura Mulleavy sent out their first ready-to-wear collection that had no ties to their home state of California. Up until their “Days of Heaven”/American Great Plains-inspired round-up last fall, one of the diehard Rodarte tenets had always been California or bust.

Hair was tucked and pinned loosely into a faux 1930’s bob delicately waving around the jaw line. One could almost envision the young Duras captured in time, beautiful and fresh, gracefully pushing a curl aside.

Losing grunge rock god Kurt Cobain in his prime was a watershed moment for a generation. Now, nearly eighteen years after his death by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in his palatial Seattle home, photographs of Nirvana’s signer/songwriter are on view at the Morrison Hotel Gallery in SoHo.

A collection of images playing on the idea of water reflection, shot by Maxwell and starring Adrianna from Vox Models Management.

Photographed by Herve Coutin, this editorial stars the beautiful Elisa (Major Models Paris). Dressed by Jessica Lourenco in a wardrobe including labels from the likes of Chantal Thomass, Zara and Sonia Rykiel for H&M.

Galliano’s line joins Karl Lagerfield Paris, Pierre Balmain, and John Paul Gaultier at Italian manufacturer Ittierre SpA

The MoMA PS1 is determined to examine new architectural possibilities for American cities and suburbs in the context of the recent foreclosure crisis in the United Stated.

The market is overflowing with different types of foundations. Every brand will have a large range on offer and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with so much to choose from. Let’s break down your choices

This colorful, summer inspired series of fashion photographs was shot exclusively for Bloginity by Lydia Garde.

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.

The Givenchy creative director has been at the helm at one of the world’s most respected fashion labels since 2005. He has previously joked that he has single-handedly changed the fortune of the company, but little about his character is known.

Metallica has announced that is “has decided to go old school” and will release its current digital EP, Beyond Magnetic, on CD worldwide at retail on January 30th and on January 31st in North America.

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.