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Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

More and more Western stores are popping up in Asia, confirming its place as a dominating fashion hotspot.

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.

Fashion Feature shot for FOAM Magazine by JUCO Photo

Inspired by the clean lines of Hubert de Givenchy’s 60s dresses and the bohemes of modern-day southern Italy, aesthetically, this haute capsule asks for no leniency from its public – it’s severe, for sure, or in layman’s terms – a lot of look, but the craft has never looked more sublime. In truth, this is an Italian tree-hugger only Tisci could fashion into real world existence.

To say that this was a collection of exquisite elegance and an almost quiet refinement would be an understatement.

Raf Simons has discovered “specific codes” since he began working at Christian Dior.

One would be hard-pressed to recall a more accessible line-up from one of fashion’s most wayward artists. It was burgeoning, bustling, ebullient punk.

Hugo by Hugo Boss presented iridescent and monochrome creations at Berlin Fashion Week yesterday.

Photographed by Herve Coutin, this editorial stars the beautiful Elisa (Major Models Paris). Dressed by Jessica Lourenco in a wardrobe including labels from the likes of Chantal Thomass, Zara and Sonia Rykiel for H&M.

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.

There’s always a ton of buzz around Target’s designer capsule collections and the hype is definitely well deserved.

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

In hi-tech felt and sculptural rubber, the Lanvin woman for Fall 2012 rises like a living sketch, armed with the power of desire.

The designer showed off his high-end label Privé at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week and showed he is still a force to be reckoned with.

The backstage feel Andrew Kuykendall gives us with this editorial featuring Soo Joo makes you feel like you’re actually there. Where “there” is exactly, is for you to decide.

Punctuated by key photographic projects, experimental films, and photobooks, The Shaping of New Visions offers a critical reassessment of photography’s role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde movements, and in the development of contemporary artistic practices.

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.

Stage and Twist brings together Polish artist Anna Molska and Romanian artist Ciprian Mureşan for their first exhibition in a London museum.

Attention all fashion-minded scribes! Bloginity.com is looking for NYC-based fashion interns and LA-based beauty interns to start ASAP!

Givenchy S/S 2012 Cosmetics Collection

Charlotte Tilbury brought color, creativity and a serious eye to this amazing runway show. Her inspiration? As simple but complicated as “a bird’s feather.”

The intimate portraits star a vast selection of models from Model Management, M4 Models and MGM, and the variety of looks is key to the appeal of the editorial.

Giorgio Armani continues his commitment to help countries such as Ghana and Bolivia with his Acqua for Life project and his support of Green Cross International, which focus on bringing clean drinking water where it is scarce or unavailable, as well as help schooling.

Christopher Bailey’s “The Gentlemen”, his Fall 2012 menswear collection, gives way to his feminine exploration of the ultimate English sartorial crossroads – the haute interminglings at the corner of “Town and Field”.