Good Reads
Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

Vivienne Westwood Red Label this season was by far one of the favorite beauty looks of the week, although not quite as ready to wear as the collection itself, definitely bold and interesting to watch as each face told the story of an Andy Warhol painting come to life.

Hugo by Hugo Boss presented iridescent and monochrome creations at Berlin Fashion Week yesterday.

It should be no surprise that exercise has numerous health benefits other than just feeling better and being healthier. Working out will give you incredible beauty benefits as well.

Tomas Maier wants his customers to see Bottega Veneta pieces as an “investment” that will last.

The 28-year-old model is the eldest daughter of Rolling Stones star Sir Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall. She credits her rock star father and model mother for giving her a natural sense of style.

A Bigger Splash offers a unique chance to see how ‘action’ painters worked in the 1950s, 1960s and beyond, including Niki de Saint Phalle, Pinot Gallizio, the Japanese Gutai and Viennese Actionists.

Fashion stars including Franca Sozzani and Stefano Gabbana have paid tribute to the late star Anna Piaggi.

Karl Lagerfeld says healthy competition in the fashion industry is creatively stimulating for designers.

Ruby Jean. Remember that name. “You’re destined for big things little Ruby Jean”. It’s that kind of name, and fitting for the bleach blonde beauty that opened the Marc Jacobs show. It’s possible that her entrance was so picture-perfect, so holistic in mood, so Marc Jacobs at a molecular level that, at least for this editor, the message that would play out for the next seven minutes announced itself entirely in that moment.

Angela Missoni knows texture. She’s sustained a house on that foundation. For fall 2012 she brought things back to nature, but with an expressionist twist.

The British Fashion Council announced yesterday the shortlist of designers for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund – and it’s pretty good company to be in.

Giles Deacon shows us a tougher side of spring with his new black and white collection this season. Leather laser cut dresses and silk photo prints were playful, but still sexy revealing bare skin underneath graphic cut outs.

John Galliano is reportedly planning to move to America so his partner can become a stylist.

The magic of the holidays is captured in a modern interpretation of 17th century theatrics, transporting the wearer to a time filled with luxury and opulence.

Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Picciol took a surprising step away from the usual esthetic and a more mature, sensual and severe Valentino woman introduced a more arcane prestige to the dreamlike elegance of a classic beauty.

Synaysky’s eye for avant-garde street style has brought her to the far corners of the fashion universe and the one thing that’s remained a consistent staple, from London to Tokyo, has been Chanel’s classic quilted bag.

Bill Blass’ upcoming New York Fashion Week show has been canceled and its entire staff fired. The fashion house was due to show off its Spring/Summer 13 line in September.

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

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.

Belgian-born Natalie Joos moved to New York to begin a successful career in fashion. Starting as Glenn O’Brienn assistant, she then began Craig McDean’s studio manager before launching her own casting agency in 2003.

The fashion heiress put pen to paper and drew up the elaborate bohemian bridal gown herself and had it made by tailors in Sumirago, Italy.

Terry Richardson will indeed be making a documentary following the creation of Lady Gaga’s new album, ARTPOP, as well as a peek into her everyday life.

Hervé Coutin photographs Zora for an ongoing series titled Intimate Portraits, a sensual, soft and playful direction featuring no styling, nor makeup. Just the photographer and the model.