Good Reads
Archive Sunday, January 22nd 2017

Reed Krakoff is one of a few American designers who manage to successfully translate Europe’s minimalist sensibility into timeless American design.

The first look out at Proenza Schouler couldn’t have been more different from anything Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandezpresented last season.

The Chanel creative director recently appeared as the cover star of i-D magazine. The publication dedicated extra column inches to getting to know the designer’s pet cat Choupette, who is fast becoming an icon in her own right.

Michael Kors teams up with DJ, model, and styler Alexandra Richards for the second edition of “Kors Collaborations”

Lara Stone continues to dazzle as the face of Calvin Klein in the label’s fall campaign.

The Italian fashion house was bought by private equity firm Permira five years ago. The company worked hard to improve Valentino’s finances and is now selling it to an investor.

A single finger wave opposite the part strongly gave a chic effect to the total look. Diane Kendal used MAC backstage, producing a multishade red lip layering MAC Cherry Red lip pencil all over the lip, outlining the lip with Vino Lip Pencil.

The editor of Vogue is due to hold the lucrative dinner party on August 6 with tickets estimated at $35,800 per plate.

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.

Edvard Munch’s iconic The Scream (1895), among the most celebrated and recognized images in art history, will go on view at The Museum of Modern Art for a period of six months beginning October 24.

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.

Earlier this year, the 82-year-old designer announced she was suffering from the disease in her book N’oubliez pas que je joue, which means Don’t forget it’s a game.

Douglas Kirkland’s extraordinary photographs, compiled for the first time in their complete form here, allow us to pry into the mysterious woman known as Marilyn Monroe, unveiling an intimate night that the world- class photographer shared with the icon.

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.

With the holiday shopping season officially on, that put me in good mind to speak about a new online shopping treasure that’s started to pick up major speed this past year – TheRealReal.com.

Bastille Metal Works, a premier manufacturer of custom cast zinc and pewter counter tops, range hoods, and furnishings, have created an ornately unique table inspired by the Telfair Museum of Art, the South’s first public art museum.

Makeup artist James Kaliardos created an unbelievable look for this season’s Diane Von Furstenberg’s runway show.

Inspired by the vibrant colors that brighten up everyday life.

Yves Saint Laurent’s Ready To Wear line is the only part of the company which will be known as Saint Laurent Paris when changes go ahead.

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.

Bloginity recently met young photographer Neringa Rekasiute, who explores art out of her studio in the cosmopolitan metropolis of London. She gives us some insight about her likes and preferences, including why she prefers film over to digital, who her favorite subjects to photograph are, as well as touching on the roots of her motivation. Neringa is a true generator of ideas. Find out more about her below.

There are so many options to choose from when selecting a powder. What are you looking for? One to control shine without coverage on bare skin?

A series of mixed illustration by Daryl Feril of some of the worlds most famous designer brands done with graphite and watercolor and some digital work. “The design aim to illustrate and create a very feminine mood yet still converse the sophistication and identity of each brand” says Daryl.

From December 1, 2012, through March 3, 2013, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present South Africa in Apartheid and After: David Goldblatt, Ernest Cole, Billy Monk, featuring work by three photographers that illuminates a rich and diverse photographic tradition as well as a vital, difficult, and contested period in the history of South Africa.

Todd Anthony Tyler is a photographer who is responsible for transforming models into icons, as well as producing vivid imagery that is featured in some of the most elite fashion magazines worldwide.