Good Reads
Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

In early 2013, Wolfgang Laib’s Pollen from Hazelnut will inhabit the Museum’s Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium, infusing the space with a yellow luminosity.

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.

Regina Spektor will release her highly anticipated new studio album ‘What We Saw From The Cheap Seats’ on May 28th on Sire / Warner Bros. Records. The album reunites Spektor with production partner Mike Elizondo (Eminem, Fiona Apple, Dr. Dre) and is her first album of new material since 2009’s ‘far’.

This exhibition, covering the period from 1910 to today, offers a critical reassessment of photography’s role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde movements—with a special emphasis on the medium’s relation to Dada, Bauhaus, Surrealism, Constructivism, New Objectivity, Conceptual, and post-Conceptual art—and in the development of contemporary artistic practices.

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.

A major new exhibition celebrating the life and work of Valentino will open at Somerset House this November. “Valentino: Master of Couture” will be a glamorous exhibition focusing exclusively on haute couture created by the legendary Italian designer.

SFMOMA’s decision to pursue off-site programming during construction evolved from a detailed review of the best options for the museum’s art collection, the audiences it serves, and its vision for the future. Joint programs through partnership further SFMOMA’s mission to make art not only widely accessible, but accessible in continually new and surprising ways.

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 1929, art historian Paul J. Sachs presented George Grosz’s Anna Peter (1926–27) to the newly founded Museum of Modern Art, making it the first drawing to enter the collection.

The milliner is the mastermind behind the big hat creations seen on Marc Jacobs’ models this season.

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.

Having been a serious spin class and fitness junkie in the past, I take my workouts very seriously but I also need to be able to enjoy them.

Douglas Kirkland was born in Toronto Canada. He joined Look Magazine in his early twenties, and later Life Magazine during the golden age of 60’s/70’s photojournalism.

The fashion world is a competitive sport where the key to success lies in the ability to turn vision into reality, one that is not only unique, but inspiring.

Anita Pagant shoots youthful model Soveija for a floral-themed editorial in New York-based Dahse Magazine. Soveija is dressed in labels including Zara, Navarro and See by Chloe.

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.

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.

The Museum of Modern Art’s Performance Program will resume in April with Words in the World, a series of performances and programs that generate a “live” response to the possibilities opened by the relationship between performance and language.

Fashion designer, stylist, model, rock star girlfriend, and, now, perfumer, L’Wren Scott seems set to take on the world with the unveiling of her fragrance created and sold exclusively (well, at least for now) for Barneys.

Attention electronic music lovers! We got a chance to talk to charismatic french electro master Yuksek. With two studio albums under his belt, Yuksek’s name is synonymous with incredible, improvised live performances.

Inspired by Sarah Moon, the Sixties model and photographer, Diane Kendal from MAC cosmetics kept the makeup chic and illimitable for a look that could be lost in time. She applied MAC face and body to the skin, a favorite amongst artists for a flawless finish.

Comme des Garçcons founder Rei Kawakubo’s Dover Street Market will be crossing the pond to New York City to scoop up brands like Alexander McQueen, Erdem, and Saint Laurent in December 2013.

Stage and Twist brings together Polish artist Anna Molska and Romanian artist Ciprian Mureşan for their first exhibition in a London museum.

An interview with New York based Fashion Editor Alexander Patino.