Good Reads
Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

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.

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 model strutted for Burberry Prorsum’s Fall/Winter 12 catwalk show. It was the first time she’d graced the stage and she was petrified something would go wrong.

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.

The fashion designer struggled with concentration in the classroom as he was not suited to studying. His focus was on earning a wage to support his family and he had no desire to become a global style phenomenon.

Fashion Feature shot for FOAM Magazine by JUCO Photo

Isa Genzken is arguably one of the most important and influential female sculptor of the past 30 years.

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

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 fashion designer is adding to her brand with the line of spectacles, which she will be seen in from now on. Victoria has created the collection in collaboration with Cutler & Gross and it includes six different sets of frames.

The Australian star enjoys some aspects of working in fashion, although others she finds harder. Lara doesn’t think she will ever get used to be tailed by paparazzi wherever she goes.

Using Tokyo as a source of inspiration, PROJECT Wooster highlights japanese designes and exposes their mastery in crafting products that transcend culture and time.

The designer is renowned for striking up close friendships with up-and-coming style stars, having helped the likes of Gareth Pugh and Roksanda Ilincic make it big.

The designer showed off his high-end label Privé at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week and showed he is still a force to be reckoned with.

There is a name that stands out in the music industry – Yoann Lemoine. Massive talent, France native, for the music lovers perhaps better known as Woodkid.

Alber Elbaz‘s grip and understanding of Lanvin‘s legacy has been so thorough it’s hard to imagine a time when he was not creative director of the house. He’s truly captured the moment. See the entire Pre Fall 2012 collection right here.

The fashion designer has created the clothing the UK team will compete in at the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games.

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.

Angela Missoni knows texture. She’s sustained a house on that foundation. For fall 2012 she brought things back to nature, but with an expressionist twist.

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

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

Photographed by Joanna Szproch, featured here is the spring / summer 2012 campaign for the CAAPI collection for Dream Nation, an earth-friendly fashion house.

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.

Gender roles as a theme has been a major story during the menswear shows for the past week and some change.

It seems as if mega mass-retailer H&M has done it again. Bouncing back from an incredibly successful capsule collection designed by Consuelo Castiglioni, creative director of Marni, Margareta van den Bosch, creative advisor at H&M, has confirmed that the next high-low collaboration will feature none other than high-concept house Maison Martin Margiela