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Latest Entries Thursday, November 26th 2015

Peter Dundas had had enough. In Emilio Pucci’s fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection, blues, tans, and whites fluttered down the runway in a plethora of fabrics and textures soothing the malaise of winter.


Subtlety and Versace go together like pickles and peanut butter. One doesn’t wear Versace to blend in, nor does one eat P&P for a bland sandwich.

Jens Ullrich, "Flieger".

A closer look at Jens Ullrich, a Berlin-based artist, best recognized for his gatherings of old newspaper that turn into abstract compositions.

Photo Courtesy of Ani Afshar

Ani Afshar brings her newest collection of striking hand-woven tapestries to the Hilton-Asmus Contemporary, entitled: “Woven Gardens, Casting Shadows.”

Silence, Photo by Claire Droppert

Silence, a landscape photo series captured by Claire Droppert. This breathtaking project aims to express simplicity and minimalism and was shot around the world from locations such as Paxos, Greece and Montejaque, Spain.


Unveiling look after look, the inspiration of Gucci’s fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection was clear.

Christopher Kane, Fall 2013. Photo by Marcus Tondo.

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.


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.


Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter 2013 collection includes built-in RFID chips, or in a more fashionable way “Smart Personalization.”

Giles, Fall 2013. Photo by Filippo Fior.

Giles manages to somehow combine all three into a beautiful showing of flowy Edwardian gowns mixed with elements of the darker side of fashion.

Marc Jacobs, Fall 2013. Photo by Gianni Pucci.

The weather may not have been in Marc Jacob’s favor, but that didn’t stop him from mounting what would be New York Fashion Week’s piece de resistance.

Honor, Fall 2013. Photo by Yannis Vlamos.

Giovanna Randall serves up a particularly sweet morsel with Honor, during a gloom-laden New York Fashion Week.

Marc by Marc Jacobs, Fall 2013. Photo by Filippo Fior.

Marc by Marc Jacobs gives the week the shake-up it needed with a much appreciated bolt of fun, light-hearted energy.

Shizuka Yokomizo, Stranger No. 1, 1998; photograph; chromogenic print, 50 in. x 42 1/2 in. (127 cm x 107.95 cm);

Dear Stranger (1998-2000) is a highly self-conscious study in photographic voyeurism.


For Fall, Patrik Ervell gave us equal measures of his Swedish and Californian self. In design parlance, it means he feels most at home designing outerwear, and he surely gave his gents some thrilling offers.


Portraits of Andy Warhol by Richard Avedon, August 20th, 1969. This artwork is currently on display at The Art Institute of Chicago.


In honor of Valentine’s Day, Love magazine has released a video of Cara Delevingne, titled, “In Bed with Cara Delevingne.”


Espionage inspiration is kind of a funny one. For a career that wants you to blend in, fashion designers who use the spy world as inspiration sure make it difficult.


Having models slowly but deliberately make their way around and around to show off Lucio Castro’s primary color fueled collection.

Photo by John Aquino, WWD.

It’s hard to pinpoint the best words to describe the collection. It had touches of athletic wear, mixes of downtown cool, and even an almost Amish accessory.


Alexandre Herchcovitch takes us on a walk through his maternal, cosmic garden, but sidesteps his own innovation with an unfortunate taste for color.


Pulling inspiration from the cave drawings at Chauvet, Rochambeau’s ready-to-wear men’s fall 2013 collection melds cave drawings with utilitarian style.

Cara Delevingne poses for Topshop and Google's collaboration

Topshop unveils their collaborative partnership with Google+ and announce that they will be streaming their Fall/Winter 2013 show live via a Google+ Hangout.


Louise Goldin wows the New York Fashion Week crowd, on this her sophomore showing on the other side of the pond.


Gregory Parkinson pulled a quick 180, leaving his signature taste for resplendent colors back in the studio to deliver a deep and moody Fall lineup.