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Archive Friday, January 20th 2017

The company is best known for creating velour tracksuits and this time round they have offered a fresh take on the look.

Fashion and celluloid make for the perfect marriage. The two have gone hand in hand since time immemorial it seems. But every season, there’s that one seemingly random film that serves as the source material and inspiration behind a collection.

In the early 1960s, Claes Oldenburg redefined the concept of sculpture. This exhibition offers the most comprehensive overview of Oldenburg’s early career to date, including The Store, the artist’s best-known body of work from this period.

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

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.

Long, electric white hair flowed down to bare knees, parted harshly down the middle with one cropped layer to frame cheekbones on both sides.

The talented Matthew Daniel Siskin’s journey to the top of the design community started at a summer program at Parsons The New School for Design at the cusp of his adolescence.

Our good friends over at Ben Trovato have launched a digital campaign for New York Fashion Week.

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.

Erin Wasson “loved” One Teaspoon’s designs which lead to her launching their global swimwear campaign.

That strange sensation in the pit of your stomach before a Prada show is very natural. It’s called anticipation. Every spring and fall, for at least 8 minutes, the fashion world comes to a halt and pays attention to what Prada and crew have to deliver for the season.

Dozens upon dozens of girls have walked the Balenciaga runway in Nicolas Ghesquiere’s 15 illustrious years as creative director of the celebrated house, but very few have been lucky enough to be considered true ‘Balenciaga Girls’.

Reinstalled to continue the historical sequence found on MoMA’s fifth (1880–1940) and fourth (1940–1980) floors, the galleries on the second floor will begin with art of the early 1980s and extend to the present moment, interweaving works in all mediums.

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana turned down the kitsch factor ten-fold with this collection, and set out to design a functional and fabulous wardrobe for the “renaissance” woman. Literally.

With all they have to celebrate, how apropos is a ‘Greatest Hits’ collection at this point? It may not have been intentional, but Proenza Schouler’s latest collection, all its mighty bravura aside, came across as self-referential at times, despite McCollough and Hernandez’s insistence on internet ‘randomness’ as their guiding trope for the season.

The designer’s first collection for under-tens is hitting stores this week and the fashion creative has received feedback from a brutally honest test group – kids.

The most prescient, lingering sentiment after Alexander Wang’s Spring ’13 show was ‘focus’. It was fiercely edited, and that’s not a fashionista layman’s “fierce” term we’re talking about here.

In contemporary fashion, there are few pleasures as satisfying as following Brit designer Christopher Kane from Point A to Point B. While his pieces are almost always certainly ‘pretty’, they happen to be interesting enough to be equally ‘lugubrious’.

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Chanel wowed with decidedly feminine fare at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week this morning.

The designer is renowned for striking up close friendships with up-and-coming style stars, having helped the likes of Gareth Pugh and Roksanda Ilincic make it big.

As a makeup artist, Foundation Brand Cover FX has been on my radar for a while, however I had never had the opportunity to try it properly. So it was with some excitement that I attended a talk and demo by acclaimed fashion makeup artist David Allan Jones at the International Makeup Artist Trade Show earlier this month.

From September 1, 2012, through January 6, 2013, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present an exhibition that bends and blurs the boundaries between conceptual art and theoretical architecture, using the notion of the “field” to frame an investigation into the construction, representation, and experience of space.

Duckie Brown designers Steven Cox and Daniel Silver sent the story of their lives down the runway.

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.

Edun collection for Fall 2012 was absolutely gorgeous. But, the makeup that MAC makeup artist Yadim turned out was bananas.