Good Reads
Archive Sunday, January 22nd 2017

Not to insinuate that Massimiliano Giornetti has struggled to find his footing at Salvatore Ferragamo, but his Spring collection was so overwhelmingly pleasing, so supremely luxurious and  so accessible, that it may just be the apotheosis of everything that Salvatore Ferragamo stands for historically in palpable actuality today.

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have really locked in on the princess dream dress at Valentino. There’s something regal about their clothes. Their diffusion line Red Valentino still fits into the princess motif, but this girl is all good times and frivolity.

A collection of urban-styled images, photographed by Alan Chan and starring Emma from Richard’s Models Management. Emma is dressed by Patricia Lagmay in a range of street-style looks.

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

We caught up with Rick Genest by telephone in Zurich, Switzerland, and talked with the notorious Zombie Boy during the wee hours of the morning about his fame, his fortune, and his future.

The fashion designer is adding to her brand with the line of spectacles, which she will be seen in from now on. Victoria has created the collection in collaboration with Cutler & Gross and it includes six different sets of frames.

Versace put on a stunning display on the opening day of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week that drew an A-list crowd.

Few things are more noticeable than a beautiful, radiant smile. In order to exude the confidence that comes with flashing your pearly whites, Dr.Jonathan Diamond DMD let’s us know how to get the best possible results to feel our most stunning.

A collection of photographs shot by Karina Lidia, with urban styling, eye-catching prints, bold colors and textures. Featuring models from Visage Models Bulgaria.

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.

A fashion shoot titled “Birds” for Junior Magazine by Nick West & Chloé Claverie

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.

Lavinia Postolache photographed by Kyle Goldie against the striking backdrop of the Hollywood hills.

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.

James Rosenquist designed the eighty-six-foot-long F-111 to wrap around the four walls of the Leo Castelli Gallery, at 4 East Seventy-Seventh Street in Manhattan.

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.

Photographed by Alasdair McLellan in Hong Kong under the creative direction of Giorgio Armani, the campaign features models Irina Kulikova, Kendra Spears, Tao Okamoto, Wang Xiao and Florian Van Bael.

Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language is a group exhibition that brings together 12 contemporary artists and artists’ groups working in all mediums including painting, sculpture, film, video, audio, and design, all of whom concentrate on the material qualities of language—visual, aural, and beyond.

The Australian star enjoys some aspects of working in fashion, although others she finds harder. Lara doesn’t think she will ever get used to be tailed by paparazzi wherever she goes.

The designer offered his explanation for what makes high fashion creations so special and said it is all about the thought, effort and care that goes into every garment.

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

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.

Hedi Slimane has revealed more about what he plans for the future of Yves Saint Laurent.

An editorial from Ground Magazine, titled Deus Ex Machina. The fashion photographs are placed side by side with sculpture photography in the magazine, resulting in a collection of images focussed around the concept of structure.