Good Reads
Archive Sunday, January 22nd 2017

I read about an amazing new camera created from the award winning thesis of a Stanford University supergeek. A photographer who was testing an early prototype compared the resolution to his other point and shoot cameras, but the Lytro was something that never needed to be focused.

Alber Elbaz‘s grip and understanding of Lanvin‘s legacy has been so thorough it’s hard to imagine a time when he was not creative director of the house. He’s truly captured the moment. See the entire Pre Fall 2012 collection right here.

A chic accessory does not go unnoticed during the fervor of Fashion Week. Street style photographer Roza Sinaysky has gone to the streets to document outstanding moments of handbag history.

Regina Spektor will release her highly anticipated new studio album ‘What We Saw From The Cheap Seats’ on May 28th on Sire / Warner Bros. Records. The album reunites Spektor with production partner Mike Elizondo (Eminem, Fiona Apple, Dr. Dre) and is her first album of new material since 2009’s ‘far’.

Joseph Altuzarra is just hot off his CFDA/VFF Award win a couple of months ago and just in case there was a soul out there that doubted the young French designer’s cred, this latest collection should be proof enough that it certainly was no fluke.

Lindsey Wixson and Madison Headrick bonded while they were in Paris for Haute Couture Fashion Week recently.

David Neville and Marcus Wainwright put “blood, sweat and tears” into their label Rag & Bone.

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.

Hair was prepped with Fekkai Full Blown Styling Whip in wet hair, then blow-dried flat into a deep side part. After spraying Fekkai Coif Sheer Hold Hairspray into sections, hair was pulled into a tight, low ponytail and misted with Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Sheer Shine Mist for an intense luster.

Aline Weber photographed by Liz Collins for Numero #132.

The iconic Gucci bit loafer is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and it was beautifully honored in each look of Frida Giannini’s latest menswear collection.

Aptly named “Batteries Not Included,” Nichole Miller’s spring vision is what you’d call “relaxed chic,” a youthful sophistication with an urban edge. “While designing my Spring 2013 collection, I was inspired by sci-fi 80s movies.

Nothing was what it seemed at Alexander Wang’s Fall 2012 show. The materials he used were the most customized and luxe he has ever employed.

From another fantastic collection by photographer Herve Coutin, these intimate black and white portraits star Adrien V. from Bananas Models.

Using forward-looking technology to look back on a phenomenal year, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) presents Story of a Year, a newly designed iPad app that documents and celebrates the 2011 fiscal year at the museum.

The Sports Illustrated model is famed for her generous assets. Kate embraces her curvy frame, although there are times when she wants to blend in with the crowd.

Prada’s Spring 2013 womenswear campaign shot by Steven Meisel features some Prada darlings like Amber Valetta and some newfound muses like Saskia de Brauw.

Jimmy Choo’s newest campaign captures the “eclectic rock ‘n’ roll style” of the 60s.

Fashion Feature shot for FOAM Magazine by JUCO Photo

After an impressive 13-piece menswear collection for spring 2012, London-based color master Jonathan Saunders is making the move to Milan.

Duckie Brown designers Steven Cox and Daniel Silver sent the story of their lives down the runway.

As a makeup artist, Foundation Brand Cover FX has been on my radar for a while, however I had never had the opportunity to try it properly. So it was with some excitement that I attended a talk and demo by acclaimed fashion makeup artist David Allan Jones at the International Makeup Artist Trade Show earlier this month.

There was a drastic difference between the boudoir bondage and the beauty that accompanied it this season at BCBG Max Azria.

Sophie Dahl features in the Fall/Winter 12 campaign for Aubin & Wills.

Mary Katrantzou hasn’t got enough time to create resort collections.