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Archive Monday, January 23rd 2017

Selfridges finally launches its Beauty Workshop, a perfect fusion of the top trend driven brands in the world along with the ultimate opportunity to try them all in one posh place.

Jil Sander has explained her time away from the label has helped her to find a new perspective.

It was the strongest season in recent memory. Even those brands who faired well in the summer collections uped their game for fall, making for one nonstop month of grade-A capital-F Fashion.

What has happened to Dolce & Gabbana? They’re officially gridlocked in a campy nostalgia, in a kitschy bucolic loop that looks to be inescapable. A year ago they hit upon something big, a special way of doing things. You can pick out the same notes in last Spring’s show, to last Fall’s foray to this latest collection for Spring ’13.

Your brushes should be a thing of joy, beautiful tools to precisely apply your make up. As I’m sure you know they can also cost a fortune and that is precisely why they should be treated with respect. Brushes will pick up dirt, oils, and dead skin cells and this is why cleaning is so important.

The luxury womenswear brand has taken on the former Aquascutum design director after the label went into administration earlier this year. Joanna will start her role at Farhi in September with her first collection set for Fall/Winter 13.

The Italian fashion designer has been on vacation lately, spending time on his yacht in Monte Carlo and Saint Tropez.

Tom Ford is just one of those brands the oozes luxury and embodies contemporary high-end fashion so it is no surprise that we, at Bloginity, have been fans for some time.

Preen’s design duo Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi have said it feels great to return to their “own turf” after five years of showing in New York.

The designer had to put his line Mr on hold because of the impact it had on his ego. As his development of clothes for men is not a priority now, Roland has been busy working on his footwear debut as creative director of Robert Clergerie and creating on an exciting new handbag line.

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.

The Armani Group and Astaş Holding/Bemes Estate are delighted to announce the completion of the exclusive Maçka Residences.

Parra’s witty, often raunchy work captures attention with its vibrant color, curvaceous lines, and eccentric, distinctive imagery. The largely self-taught artist began his illustration and design career drawing flyers and posters for music venues in Amsterdam in the 1990s;

Designers David Neville and Marcus Wainwright have previously shunned print pictures, but chose the iconic supermodel to front their first campaign.

Isa Genzken is arguably one of the most important and influential female sculptor of the past 30 years.

I’m a lipstick girl through and through. Just pop on your favorite color and a pair of sunglasses and you’re ready to step out to start your day.

In most cases, fashion watches smile prettily but check on the inside and it leaves a lot to be desired.

The attempt here seems to be no-fuss Parisienne elegance, but injected with a touch of modernity that Galliano couldn’t seem to wrangle for himself.

If a fashion stint is to be measured by Shakespearean terms, an exit after his much lauded spring collection, with the envisioning of the Jil Sander bride, would’ve qualified as a departure steeped in the Logos – departing with order intact.

This fairy-tale inspired fashion editorial was photographed by Alice Luker at West Green House Garden. The images follow a Snow-White inspired narrative, with gorgeous styling from Lauren Miller.

Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte are on a roll. After a serene spring 2012 collection inspired by Van Gogh’s sunflower oils, a spot designing costumes for 2011’s psychological thriller Black Swan, and a successful collaboration with international hip boutique Opening Ceremony, the Mulleavy sisters are busier than ever.

A fragrance bottle is not just a bottle, it is a piece of art. Something to be respected and treated delicately. It is the first and only most visual impression in a scent-directed industry.

Hedi Slimane is said to be discussing dropping the ‘Yves’ out of the YSL brand name to give the brand a “modern feel”.

Aptly named “Batteries Not Included,” Nichole Miller’s spring vision is what you’d call “relaxed chic,” a youthful sophistication with an urban edge. “While designing my Spring 2013 collection, I was inspired by sci-fi 80s movies.

The designer’s collection Miss Wu will launch in January 2013 but he’s happy to talk about it already. It’s aimed at a different consumer to his main line and is also cheaper. To ensure it looked different too, the designer decided to employ a totally new team.