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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

When you think about fashion trends you think of those readily available abstractions, such as minimalism, color-blocking, peplums, etc.

The creative director of Lanvin is planning to increase the amount of carry cases the fashion house produces.

The collection of images were photographed by Sabine Zschaubitz and styled by Nicole Mahrenholz. The whole series of photographs carry a clear narrative, shot on location, Zur Gruenen Aue.

An urban, high fashion editorial, photographed by Henryk Lobaczewski and starring the beautiful Jess Bush. Featuring bold and colorful fashion styling by Karolina Karolinka.

With Tisci’s help, Couture has its bite back, and pre-fall–usually a collection of basics used by retailers to freshen up the floor–is now a veritable space for new, interesting and bold design.

In many ways it was a classic Marc Jacobs kind of evening. He served a collection with a big point of view, a bombastic production, a little show tunes sensibility sprinkling, maniacal styling and a hodgepodge of themes and ideas that never get so tangled up that you can’t discern one element from the other.

Balenciaga and PPR are pleased to announce the appointment of Alexander Wang to the post of Creative Director of the Balenciaga fashion house, as of today. Alexander Wang has responsibility for designing the brand’s women’s and men’s ready-to-wear and accessories collections, as well as for Balenciaga’s image.

Louis Vuitton is releasing it’s first fragrance in over 20 years

Italian stalwart Salvatore Ferragamo is the latest high-end brand to jump on the digital trunk show bandwagon. But, unlike many of its haute contemporaries, the brand has bypassesd the Moda Operandi juggernaut completely and decided to set up shop at home base, offering the militant Tsarina stylings of their rich Fall 2012 collection before it hits the Salvatore Ferragamo boutique racks worldwide.

Texas-based multi-instrumentalist John Dulfilho is responsible for a lot of great music, whether as founder of The Deathray Davies and I Love Math or as drummer with psych-pop Elephant 6 collective Apples in Stereo.

Metallica has announced that is “has decided to go old school” and will release its current digital EP, Beyond Magnetic, on CD worldwide at retail on January 30th and on January 31st in North America.

There was a warmth and luminosity to the skin; the brand’s new Fresh Glow Foundation was used and dotted with its anticipated Illuminator. Cheeks were softly contoured, and powder skipped to keep the dewy effect.

Making vintage-boheme a thing of luxury has been Gregory Parkinson’s calling card for years.

A collection of drawings from Violeta Hernández’s sketch book.

We have become absolutely obsessed with Bite Beauty. Anything they do with lips, not only do we want it, but we need it.

The fashion designer is adding to her brand with the line of spectacles, which she will be seen in from now on. Victoria has created the collection in collaboration with Cutler & Gross and it includes six different sets of frames.

The MoMA presents its first time-based artists retrospective with Kraftwerk-Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8, performed live on eight consecutive evenings from April 10 through 17, by Kraftwerk, the avant-garde electronic music pioneers.

Don’t you hate those lazy Saturday afternoons when you’re hungover, your hair looks perfectly disheveled, and all you have to wear is Balenciaga pulled straight off the runway?

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

50 Years of the CFDA is the first museum exhibition to celebrate the quintessentially American artistry of the leading fashion trade organization in the United States.

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.

Artists across the centuries have depicted the landscape around them in a multitude of ways, from detailed close ups of nature to distant views framed by trees or soaring bird’s-eye perspectives.

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.

The Film Benefit will be highlighted by a special presentation recognizing Tarantino’s acclaimed directorial work, followed by a gala dinner.

Iconoclasm and recalcitrance have always been staple tenets of the male Simons mode. First look out, those motifs weren’t announced so much by the tangled gutter punk hair, but by those parallel slits that hit way above the knee on a pair of black tailored shorts.