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Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

After the explosive success of Versace for H&M and the welcome return to couture form with Atelier Versace, it appears Donatella’s newfound creative impetus has staked fertile ground in the ready-to-wear line, making for a fresh and spirited Versace girl, but one whose inherent carnality is always close at hand.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced today the acquisition of noted artist Robert Arneson’s Portrait of George (Moscone), 1981, a large-scale commemorative bust of former San Francisco Mayor George Moscone that incited great controversy when first commissioned and unveiled by the city more than 30 years ago.

The Versace for H&M runway soundtrack featured a repeating track of Donatella Versace’s new-found house maxim: “My house, my rules, my pleasure.”

This time around Karan tapped into old Hollywood’s androgynous icon, Marlene Dietrich. Designers walk tight ropes when choosing iconic figures as inspiration for their collections.

Duckie Brown designers Steven Cox and Daniel Silver sent the story of their lives down the runway.

Part of iconic design duo Dolce & Gabbana, the fashion creative is currently awaiting the exhibition of his black and white imagery which will also be released in a book entitled Campioni – Fotografie by Domenico Dolce.

Hedi Slimane has revealed more about what he plans for the future of Yves Saint Laurent.

The fashion heavyweights came together to get buyers into the stores, but this time, for a particularly prescient good cause.

The model jetted to the French capital to walk in the high end shows earlier this month and also found the time to sample some of the city’s shops.

The talented Matthew Daniel Siskin’s journey to the top of the design community started at a summer program at Parsons The New School for Design at the cusp of his adolescence.

Having recently photographed the former Spice Girl for French Elle, the sartorial artist also praised her modelesque physique.

Long, electric white hair flowed down to bare knees, parted harshly down the middle with one cropped layer to frame cheekbones on both sides.

The collections in Europe have made it exceptionally difficult to focus on the clothes. Not because there’s lackluster design by any means—Paris and Milan have definitely delivered the goods—but because some of Fashion’s most influential houses are in a state of limbo.

This series of fashion photographs featured below were shot by Herve Coutin, using soft focus and romantic lighting to create a stunning, elegant overall aesthetic.

Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language is a group exhibition that brings together 12 contemporary artists and artists’ groups working in all mediums including painting, sculpture, film, video, audio, and design, all of whom concentrate on the material qualities of language—visual, aural, and beyond.

For Pre-Fall, Philo hasn’t completely abandoned the rounded cuts, nor the baggy fits, and as evidenced by a tapered color-blocked trouser, champagne in the front, matte white on the back, she obviously isn’t ready to forsake what’s been making her loyal following covetous and hungry for the hot-again brand since taking over the helm in 2010.

Erin Wasson “loved” One Teaspoon’s designs which lead to her launching their global swimwear campaign.

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.

These promotional images were shot for the Cruise 2012 campaign for the second collaboration between Versace and H&M and star the absolutely gorgeous Abbey Lee Kershaw.

Fashion Feature shot for FOAM Magazine by JUCO Photo

The thirteen double-sided drawings represent a wide range of Darger’s practices, and have been carefully selected from the remaining body of exceptionally important work still held by his estate.

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.

A true Chanel story from beginning to end, shot along the quiet French shore by Sandra Fourqui and styled by Karine Martins, using Chanel’s ‘Paris-Bombay’ Pre-Fall 2012 collection.

With the Olympics in full swing, what better way to show your support for your team than with the casual-cool athletic trend that has been dominating the catwalks?