Fashion can be fantastical and whimsical. These elements are some of the reasons why so many people are enthralled with it.
Ani Afshar brings her newest collection of striking hand-woven tapestries to the Hilton-Asmus Contemporary, entitled: “Woven Gardens, Casting Shadows.”
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.
For her third haute couture show, Donatella Versace strikes an unprecedented chord: luxurious daywear – front and center.
Dutch artist Theo Jansen specializes in building large mechanisms out of PVC that are able to move on their own, known as “Strandbeest.”
The brand known for strutting statuesque male models down the runway in their briefs turned to its Italian roots and created a collection playing off the Catholicism of its home.
Historically the only rival to royal families in opulence could be the ecclesial world of yesteryear, which is what Burton used as inspiration for the Alexander McQueen ready-to-wear fall 2013 collection.
The show must go, even under sad and tragic circumstances. Missoni knows this to its core and put on a show despite Vittorio Missoni’s disappearance.
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.
London-based Carmen Villain released her tempestuous debut album, Sleeper, last week on Smalltown Supersound.
A massive illuminated globe, with the CC logos shining on all of the store locations across the world, sat in the center of the catwalk and visually highlighted the force that Chanel is.
The highly anticipated opening of Rehs Contemporary Galleries’ exhibit, “The BIG Gamble,” was beyond imagination.
A personal series shot by Romain Laurent in February 2013 in the streets of New York City.
It’s hard to pinpoint the best words to describe the collection. It had touches of athletic wear, mixes of downtown cool, and even an almost Amish accessory.
Bernardo Rojo, Joseph Abboud’s still-fresh creative director gave the suits a rest and started the week off with a forward-thinking outerwear showcase.
Taking inspiration from icons of the past to images in nature, artists created looks on the runway that made a serious statement.
In the past twenty years, design has branched out in new directions, galvanizing young practitioners, sparking novel business models, and attracting worldwide attention.
Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter 2013 collection includes built-in RFID chips, or in a more fashionable way “Smart Personalization.”
Don Oehl developed his illustrations through fashion, movement, shapes, and color—all with a wink.
Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light is organized by Sarah Meister, Curator, with Drew Sawyer, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall Curatorial Fellow, Department of Photography.
London duo Pale are set to release their debut single “Too Much” through 37 Adventures; the second artist to come from this exciting new label.
Earth tones ruled the runway for Fendi’s Fall outing in a massive turnaround from the futuristic vibe of its previous collection.
Portraits of Andy Warhol by Richard Avedon, August 20th, 1969. This artwork is currently on display at The Art Institute of Chicago.
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.
Menswear can be very tricky. Walking a fine line of pushing the design creatively enough while still remaining functional enough to make people want to buy and wear the clothes.