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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

Anita Pagant shoots youthful model Soveija for a floral-themed editorial in New York-based Dahse Magazine. Soveija is dressed in labels including Zara, Navarro and See by Chloe.

Marc Jacobs has an idiosyncratic way of looking at women with a spontaneity and fearlessness that pushes boundaries that may not necessarily be everyone’s taste, but still fascinating in execution. His spring 2013 collection was exquisite, a dreamlike nod to the 60’s;

Rufus Wainwright returns to the pop foray with his eagerly anticipated new album, Out of the Game , to be released May 1st on Decca.

Todd Anthony Tyler is a photographer who is responsible for transforming models into icons, as well as producing vivid imagery that is featured in some of the most elite fashion magazines worldwide.

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

Using the “opulence of Indochina” as his inspiration, Peter Dundas takes us on a journey of Asian eloquence with delicate dragon and tiger embroideries, kimono jackets, and plunging cheongsams revealing bare backs of the adventurous wearer.

Making vintage-boheme a thing of luxury has been Gregory Parkinson’s calling card for years.

With all they have to celebrate, how apropos is a ‘Greatest Hits’ collection at this point? It may not have been intentional, but Proenza Schouler’s latest collection, all its mighty bravura aside, came across as self-referential at times, despite McCollough and Hernandez’s insistence on internet ‘randomness’ as their guiding trope for the season.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced today the acquisition of noted artist Robert Arneson’s Portrait of George (Moscone), 1981, a large-scale commemorative bust of former San Francisco Mayor George Moscone that incited great controversy when first commissioned and unveiled by the city more than 30 years ago.

Jennifer Avello shoots a series of dynamic studio-based photographs starring McKey Sullivan. Styling by Marta Cebrat-Czernik and hair and make-up by Andrea C Samuels.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has produced its trailer for the 84th Academy Awards in conjunction with Funny Or Die.

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

Reed Krakoff is one of a few American designers who manage to successfully translate Europe’s minimalist sensibility into timeless American design.

Donatella Versace will find it hard to “face” the venue for her upcoming couture show as it reminds her of her late brother.

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

The Met’s Spring 2012 Costume Institute exhibition, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, explores the striking affinities between Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, two Italian designers from different eras. Inspired by Miguel Covarrubias’s “Impossible Interviews” for Vanity Fair in the 1930s, the exhibition features orchestrated conversations between these iconic women to suggest new readings of their most innovative work.

Hedi Slimane has revealed more about what he plans for the future of Yves Saint Laurent.

Makeup artist James Kaliardos created an unbelievable look for this season’s Diane Von Furstenberg’s runway show.

Winner of the Golden Lion award at the 2011 Venice Biennale, The Clock is a cinematic tour de force that unfolds on the screen in real time through thousands of film excerpts that form a 24-hour montage.

The intimate portraits star a vast selection of models from Model Management, M4 Models and MGM, and the variety of looks is key to the appeal of the editorial.

The first look was so telling. A fan-pleated navy blue sheer gown with a flute skirt and a blousy top, with see-through billowy sleeves, carried the spirit, the overriding silhouette, the wayward intention, and the sex of the collection to come – a perfect microcosm of the new ventures taken at the Valentino atelier.

This series of fashion images were shot exclusively for Bloginity by photographer Lavenda Memory.

Makeup show dates are here. Make sure to mark them down and get there!

Move over tea, Britain’s got another major export taking over: models. This week’s example? None other than Miss Cara Delevingne, the 20-year-old fresh-faced beauty who’s spring DKNY print ads were just unveiled.

Amongst the most common and enduring definitions of design is “problem-solving.” An issue arises.