Hal Lasko, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired.
Creativity was overflowing this season, and the usual spring corals were shelved in favor of mini works of art for each fingernail;
The Selby’s continuous journey which explores homes & studios around the world have finally paid a visit to Louboutin’s home and studio in Paris, France.
Defining designers of the 20th and 21st centuries and their most remarkable works.
Inspired by the Brauhaus school of design, Iceberg’s fall 2013 collection employed black as its canvas with accents of reds, yellows, and blues adorning the simple yet beautifully tailored garments.
The Central Saint Martins graduate drew on the grunge look and at times had us wondering if he had magically brought the members of Nirvana back together and back to life.
Emporio Armani managed to create a not-so-future futuristic look Fall. Managing to strike an almost unfathomable mix of pragmatism with a hint of the future, the pieces utilize a mix of textures, sheens, and colors.
Don Oehl developed his illustrations through fashion, movement, shapes, and color—all with a wink.
Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter 2013 collection includes built-in RFID chips, or in a more fashionable way “Smart Personalization.”
Sending us on a Turkish adventure, Armani styled and designed dresses to be worn over pants with prints and patterns that seemed perfect for perusing a market in Istanbul.
John Galliano won a small victory against Christian Dior in court. The Paris court system has agreed to hear his case against his termination from Dior rather than sending it to commercial court.
Cacharel cancelled their February runway show at Paris Fashion Week. Having announced a brand repositioning in November 2012, the news isn’t too shocking.
Dear Stranger (1998-2000) is a highly self-conscious study in photographic voyeurism.
Ani Afshar brings her newest collection of striking hand-woven tapestries to the Hilton-Asmus Contemporary, entitled: “Woven Gardens, Casting Shadows.”
Founded in Connecticut in 1975, Ghurka has served as a symbol of superior American leather craftsmanship for almost forty years.
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.
The 2013 fall winter ready-to-wear collection melded the downtown style Wang is most commonly described as with the classic shapes of the Balenciaga house.
The work of Angel Olsen is entirely her own: a raw, glowing sound that stands out now just as much as it did in 2010.
A stunning fashion story photographed by Matthieu Belin, originally published in LIFE Magazine.
Marc Jacobs makes his film & acting debut in the upcoming dramatic thriller, Disconnect.
SFMOMA will present an off-site exhibition throughout the downtown commercial core of Los Altos, a town located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Featured artists include Jeremy Blake, Spencer Finch, Charles Garoian, Christian Jankowski, Chris Johanson, Mike Mills, Kateřina Ŝedá, Alec Soth, and Jessica Stockholder.
Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light is organized by Sarah Meister, Curator, with Drew Sawyer, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall Curatorial Fellow, Department of Photography.
Giovanna Randall serves up a particularly sweet morsel with Honor, during a gloom-laden New York Fashion Week.
With an introduction by Kenneth E. Silver, this limited-edition volume features a curated selection of Fernand Léger’s extraordinary works.
Vampy, moody nails continued to show up in this season’s collections; dark elegance complimented simple refinement with a savage glamour worthy of long standing popularity.