Good Reads
Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

A collection of images playing on the idea of water reflection, shot by Maxwell and starring Adrianna from Vox Models Management.

At a time when most artists pull farther from the public, you get the feeling that Kevin Barnes is more interested in his fans than ever before, if only to better understand himself.

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’.

The French-Italian model-and-actress doesn’t need to wear a lot of make-up to feel comfortable in her own skin.

Is Alexander Wang, the prince of downtown New York urban-chicness the new front-runner to replace Nicolas Ghesquiere at Balenciaga?

Exactly one year ago Kate and Laura Mulleavy sent out their first ready-to-wear collection that had no ties to their home state of California. Up until their “Days of Heaven”/American Great Plains-inspired round-up last fall, one of the diehard Rodarte tenets had always been California or bust.

Bastille Metal Works, a premier manufacturer of custom cast zinc and pewter counter tops, range hoods, and furnishings, have created an ornately unique table inspired by the Telfair Museum of Art, the South’s first public art museum.

For fall 2012 Gareth Pugh took the term “man eater” to the next level. Set on a stage of black fabric discs fallen from the ceiling to resemble the debris on the ground of a post-apocalyptic Amazonian village, Pugh’s models were fearless cannibals, satiated by male flesh.

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

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

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli are something like conjurers. Their Valentino woman is a perfect mix of modern and mythic femininity. Their clothes have always been blessed by a finely tuned temporal amalgamation of good taste – a little bit of the old, a little bit of the new.

The fashion designer’s son Alex and his fiancée Ali Kay welcomed their son into the world on Monday. Leon was born in Los Angeles and is named after Diane’s father.

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.

“Stilübung” Lindsey Wixson photographed by Terry Richardson for Vogue Germany May 2012 issue.

M.A.C. artist Diane Kendal is consistently phenomenal and Tommy Hilfiger AU/WI 2012 was no different. She called the look “Country meet city. Equestrian lifestyle, sporty and elite” and it looked stunning.

The French model-and-actress is smoldering in a figure-hugging black lace dress and gold jewelry in the campaign for the fragrance.

The 35-year-old model is famed for her cleanly shaved head and youthful face. She thinks her skin has helped secure her a lot of work, although she claims talk of the industry being ageist is out-dated.

What you have to love most about Alber Elbaz’s time at Lanvin, is its evident selflessness. The design is always about improving “the house” and hardly ever about personal branding or celebrity. It’s refreshing to say the least.

Another day, another celebrity fashion collaboration. This one finds ska and reggae influenced band No Doubt mixing with the polo shirt and argyle sweater brand Fred Perry.

Giorgio Armani is pleased to announce the opening of the first Armani/Casa store in Miami, at 10 N.E. 39th Street in the Design District. Opening April 11, 2012 this is the third Armani/Casa store in the United States.

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.

The Saguaro Palm Springs, Joie de Vivre’s new, colorful 249- room boutique hotel property.

In early 2013, Wolfgang Laib’s Pollen from Hazelnut will inhabit the Museum’s Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium, infusing the space with a yellow luminosity.

Ethereal faces were simple, but made a statement; makeup artist Lucia Pieroni took up the challenge of transforming Kane’s creations into something strange and elegant. Pieroni prepped the skin with NARSskin Optimal Brightening Concentrate, Pre Prime Skin Prep, and the new Radiant Creamy Concealer for a glow that was otherworldly.