Ranging from an armored gauntlet in a First World War poster by Ludwig Hohlwein to glistening talons advertising Japanese nail polish in the 1980s, the disembodied hands in this exhibition salute, menace, manipulate, and caress.
This exaggeration in design is probably the most visually noticeable, but look more closely and you’ll see the detail. And oh the detail Valli does.
It’s been a big year for Christopher Kane. After becoming part of the PPR umbrella, he may have felt he had a lot to prove. And, boy did he. His fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection cut the muster.
Fendi has offered its financial assistance to restore five fountains around the city of Rome, starting with the Trevi Fountain.
Creativity was overflowing this season, and the usual spring corals were shelved in favor of mini works of art for each fingernail;
Inspired by the Brauhaus school of design, Iceberg’s fall 2013 collection employed black as its canvas with accents of reds, yellows, and blues adorning the simple yet beautifully tailored garments.
Vampy, moody nails continued to show up in this season’s collections; dark elegance complimented simple refinement with a savage glamour worthy of long standing popularity.
Burberry conjures up a very specific image, a classic, British image. Bailey’s job is to meld that image with something new—season in and season out.
Jil Sander’s second season back at her namesake brand had her turning back to the basics of simple lines and exquisite tailoring.
Marc by Marc Jacobs gives the week the shake-up it needed with a much appreciated bolt of fun, light-hearted energy.
Ruins in Reverse is the result of a curatorial collaboration between Tate Modern in London and the Museo de Arte de Lima in Peru, a partnership which will be celebrated by a new commission from José Carlos Martinat.
Founded in Connecticut in 1975, Ghurka has served as a symbol of superior American leather craftsmanship for almost forty years.
The book tells a fascinating story in this lavishly illustrated, slipcase volume, revealing the artistic, social, and historical events that created and surrounded the incredible artistic flowering of the now mythical Montparnasse neighborhood.
Miuccia Prada revealed four of her sketches from Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Luhrmann and Prada wanted to create a world that seemed slightly familiar yet foreign as well.
Directed by filmmaker Dan Sully – who also created the video for the first album’s single ‘Come Closer’– this cinematic love letter to Liverpool offers a series of emotionally resonant vignettes shot in classic black and white.
We Are Animal have returned to their native mountainous region of Snowdonia, North Wales to record a new album.
Giovanna Randall serves up a particularly sweet morsel with Honor, during a gloom-laden New York Fashion Week.
Shane Gabier and Chris Peters of Creatures of the Wind balance their whimsy and consumer-mindedness for fall, but it’s their folksy roots that win out.
Hedi Slimane curated this highly collectible book of admiration to the city of light for Visionaire’s ‘Paris‘ edition in 2001.
Versace Spring 2013 Couture Beauty Review; boldly boyish and futuristic details create a look that is bright and unapologetically sexy.
Hal Lasko, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired.
Dear Stranger (1998-2000) is a highly self-conscious study in photographic voyeurism.
Nordic prints and textured fabrics create Custo Barcelona’s Beauty and the Beast inspired collection.
David A. Smith recently produced a wonderful turn-of-the-century, trade-card styled album cover for popular American singer/songwriter John Mayer.
A stunning fashion story photographed by Matthieu Belin, originally published in LIFE Magazine.