Good Reads
Archive Monday, January 23rd 2017

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.

For me, summer time means upping the skin care, upping my water intake and really using products that properly moisturize my skin. When it comes to summer sun moisturizing skin care, Mario Badescu has become my best friend.

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

The Resort and Pre-Fall collections are always very telling of what Balenciaga’s Nicolas Ghesquiere has in store for his big ready-to-wear collections.

Michael’s latest line is a fusion of natural tones and bright, sparkling pieces. Michael enjoys creating different looks because he knows everyone has their own style. His eye for fashion also goes down well with the designer’s friends.

The thirteen double-sided drawings represent a wide range of Darger’s practices, and have been carefully selected from the remaining body of exceptionally important work still held by his estate.

Behati Prinsloo advises wearing flats when busy so you can “run with a broken leg”.

Inspired by the clean lines of Hubert de Givenchy’s 60s dresses and the bohemes of modern-day southern Italy, aesthetically, this haute capsule asks for no leniency from its public – it’s severe, for sure, or in layman’s terms – a lot of look, but the craft has never looked more sublime. In truth, this is an Italian tree-hugger only Tisci could fashion into real world existence.

That strange sensation in the pit of your stomach before a Prada show is very natural. It’s called anticipation. Every spring and fall, for at least 8 minutes, the fashion world comes to a halt and pays attention to what Prada and crew have to deliver for the season.

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.

Los Angeles based Nick Miller is the man behind the upcoming novel “Isn’t It Pretty To Think So?” and one of the most talented rising writers that we’ve come across. “Anything I’ve ever passionately done has always been rooted in writing.“

Andy Burrows will release his stunning solo album, Company, on Play It Again Sam, on October 22nd. Co-produced by Burrows with Tim Baxter, the album will be preceded by a single, Because I Know That I Can, on October 8th.

Inspired by Sarah Moon, the Sixties model and photographer, Diane Kendal from MAC cosmetics kept the makeup chic and illimitable for a look that could be lost in time. She applied MAC face and body to the skin, a favorite amongst artists for a flawless finish.

Working dexterously from sources inspired by literature, Old Master paintings, and photographs in popular magazines, Wulff makes paintings inflected by wide-ranging references and in the process builds a surreal universe that moves across time periods.

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

Girard-Perregaux partnered up with renowned celebrity photographers Markus and Indrani for the launch of the ICONS exhibition and book launch last night at the Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.

Zebra Katz and Njena Reddd Foxxx, the artists behind the hit track “Ima Read,” talk music, performance art, and personal style after a Bloginity.com exclusive photoshoot shot by fine artist Alison Brady.

Giorgio Armani reveals it’s new Autumn Winter advertising campaign photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggot featuring Aymeline Valade and Simon Nessman

Danny De Munter, a Belgian architect specialized in high-end interior design and restoration, and Wim Gyselinck, have been designated to build the new city palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Have you ever seen a color and it just takes your breath away? This is exactly what happened when I saw the colors from Senna Cosmetic’s new Velvet Lipstick line. These colors are seriously something special and they feel like magic when applied.

It’s that time of the year when we start to self reflect, focus on getting in shape and looking fresh and healthy.

Acquisition Enables Millions of Creative Cloud and Behance Members to Create, Share, Showcase and Publish Their Work

When applying concealer the object is to hide imperfections with the most minimal amount of product and blend into the surrounding skin.

There are watches, and then there are watches. Unless you’re from the planet Zog, you’d probably agree that the new “Tourbillon with Three Gold Bridges” by Girard-Perregaux falls into the latter category.

Makeup artist Diane Kendal said her inspiration for Alexander Wang was “The sculpted Alexander Wang girl… Tough chick.”