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Archive Thursday, January 19th 2017

In spite of the incredible diversity in Italy, one thing remains consistent – vibrant color. Here’s a selection taken by Jon Reid, a London based photographer.

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.

There was a very strong eye; Pat McGrath created something “very manga” layering an orange greasepaint over blocked-out arches and sweeping a black greasepaint through the crease and up toward the brow bone. Upper and lower lash lines were then rimmed with alternating strokes of black and purple pencil.

The artistic practice of Dieter Roth (Swiss, b. Germany, 1930-1998) encompassed everything from painting and sculpture to film and video, but it is arguably through his editioned work—prints, books, and multiples—that he made his most radical contributions.

There is a caveat. The similarities between this Fall/Winter 2012 lineup and Balenciaga’s own celebrated F/W 07 outing are rather severe. Altuzarra’s dip into LBD territory also recalls Nicolas Ghesquiere’s little black dress opening numbers for F/W 08.

A true Chanel story from beginning to end, shot along the quiet French shore by Sandra Fourqui and styled by Karine Martins, using Chanel’s ‘Paris-Bombay’ Pre-Fall 2012 collection.

Don’t you hate those lazy Saturday afternoons when you’re hungover, your hair looks perfectly disheveled, and all you have to wear is Balenciaga pulled straight off the runway?

Collaborating with Revlon for the show, Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman stuck to subtle beauty. “I wanted to create a look that was bold, but still looked soft and natural,” says Westman.

The creative director of Lanvin is planning to increase the amount of carry cases the fashion house produces.

Charlotte Ronson steered clear of grunge this season and showed a more ladylike, refined collection.

Anna Higgie’s fascinating journey into illustration began at an art schools in Australia. Today it continues – Anna is living a creative life in Bristol. While asked about fashion, she answers that it’s one of the most interesting forms of art which inspires her to express herself artistically and is frequently reflected in her work. Work that lets her particular kind of magic to come alive.

The British Fashion Council announced yesterday the shortlist of designers for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund – and it’s pretty good company to be in.

Sheraton New Orleans announced the launch of an exclusive and expanded exhibit of original photographs of 1950s New Orleans by world-famous photographer Jack Robinson.

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.

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

Vincent Castiglia opens his retrospective show at the Sacred Gallery in SoHo, NY tonight. The media are all over him – from the BBC to Reuters, there are a line of TV crews and journalists fascinated by his huge paintings of ” the universal themes of death, sex, birth and decay” as he succinctly puts it each 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.

A new photo shoot titled Shadow Games photographed by Herve Coutin and styled by Karine Martins featuring Katya of Major Models Paris and was exclusively shot for Bloginity.

Italian stalwart Salvatore Ferragamo is the latest high-end brand to jump on the digital trunk show bandwagon. But, unlike many of its haute contemporaries, the brand has bypassesd the Moda Operandi juggernaut completely and decided to set up shop at home base, offering the militant Tsarina stylings of their rich Fall 2012 collection before it hits the Salvatore Ferragamo boutique racks worldwide.

The young lady who found inspiration in redesigning skateboards and making them totally unrecognizable.

Photographed by Alasdair McLellan in Hong Kong under the creative direction of Giorgio Armani, the campaign features models Irina Kulikova, Kendra Spears, Tao Okamoto, Wang Xiao and Florian Van Bael.

In conjunction with MoMA’s Cindy Sherman retrospective, the artist has selected films that have informed her artistic practice.

Long, electric white hair flowed down to bare knees, parted harshly down the middle with one cropped layer to frame cheekbones on both sides.

The moon conjures up images of graveyards and spirits as much as romance and mystery. It’s a bewitching orb that plays peek-a-boo in the night sky.

The gold cinched waist was the trend of the night at the 54th Grammy Awards, and the next morning Carlos Miele sent out a collection that in its own way, acknowledged the zeitgeist-celebritae with similar touches.