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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough reinvent the idea of the “cool” girl every season at Proenza Schouler, and this one birthed the computer manufactured, high def heroine that is both ambitious and energetic decked out in a collage of abstract images said to be found from Tumblr.

Let’s scratch that surface for the New Year. Let’s get that skin looking it’s very best so that we can worry about all those other resolutions. Skincare is the first thing you need to worry about when it comes to makeup

A native of Pouso Alegre, Brazil, at age 12 Rodrigo recognized his passion to create. A successful audition landed him at this young age into the national music theater and visual arts conservatory, where his passion for the arts grew its first roots.

Although the collection was very different, the same playful, quirky spirit could be seen in the presentation, which was held at London’s Claridges Ballroom and transformed into an English country garden with pastel-colored garden gnomes and wheelbarrows dotted around, accompanied by lush floral hangings.

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.

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.

A stunning, relaxed and very summery collection of images, shot by photographer Taryll. The photographs are soft, romantic and strong as a set.

Giles Deacon shows us a tougher side of spring with his new black and white collection this season. Leather laser cut dresses and silk photo prints were playful, but still sexy revealing bare skin underneath graphic cut outs.

The designer plans to sell an affordable range of ready to wear dresses in the hope of rectifying her cash flow problems. Betsey had a well-publicized bankruptcy case in April this year that resulted in the closure of the majority of her stores.

The British fashion star has spoken about the influence she’s had in the industry. She was one of the first not to finish the end of her items properly, but she warns that only works with certain looks.

The return of Jil Sander to her eponymous line after an eight year high-fashion hiatus is one of the industry’s most noted, talked about stories.

Doutzen Kroes is still amazed that she gets booked for high fashion jobs as she didn’t become interested in fashion until her late teens. She has discussed her biggest career highlights so far.

It hasn’t been that long since we last featured Neringa Rekasiut, that was during an interview our Arts & Culture Editor Julija Kaselyte had hosted back in June of 2012 which now seems forever ago.

When you hear Roberto Cavalli’s name, the first thing that comes to mind isn’t always “masterful tailoring” or “innovative construction.”

Jordi Constans, the man who took over as CEO of Louis Vuitton just last month, stepped down as the headman due to health reasons.

First look at the Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2012 Campaign

From the museum that brought visitors the very first interactive multimedia gallery tour back in 2001 comes a new way to explore modern and contemporary art.

No more nail shine, matter is the way to go with Knock Out Cosmetics. Make your nails the center of attention by being shine free.

A fragrance bottle is not just a bottle, it is a piece of art. Something to be respected and treated delicately. It is the first and only most visual impression in a scent-directed industry.

Losing grunge rock god Kurt Cobain in his prime was a watershed moment for a generation. Now, nearly eighteen years after his death by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in his palatial Seattle home, photographs of Nirvana’s signer/songwriter are on view at the Morrison Hotel Gallery in SoHo.

A series of mixed illustration by Daryl Feril of some of the worlds most famous designer brands done with graphite and watercolor and some digital work. “The design aim to illustrate and create a very feminine mood yet still converse the sophistication and identity of each brand” says Daryl.

Using Tokyo as a source of inspiration, PROJECT Wooster highlights japanese designes and exposes their mastery in crafting products that transcend culture and time.

As a lover of Japonesque product you can imagine my delight in discovering the release of their new travel brushes

The designer has revealed details about his make-up collection for the Japanese beauty firm. To front his 17-piece holiday range, Karl created Mon Shu, a character who will be the face of the collaboration between him and the cosmetics company.