Good Reads
Archive Sunday, January 22nd 2017

The house of Gucci is one of those rare high-end luxe brands whose menswear far, far outdoes its womenswear season in, season out – at least that has been the case under the direction of Frida Giannini.

Photographed by Herve Coutin, this editorial stars the beautiful Elisa (Major Models Paris). Dressed by Jessica Lourenco in a wardrobe including labels from the likes of Chantal Thomass, Zara and Sonia Rykiel for H&M.

Rufus Wainwright returns to the pop foray with his eagerly anticipated new album, Out of the Game , to be released May 1st on Decca.

Coco Rocha and Karolina Kurková will appear on Naomi Campbell’s new TV show The Face.

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.

Every fall, the Rag & Bone MO is patchwork layering. This latest from David Neville and Marcus Wainwright is no different on that stance, but the zeal and kinetic energy of their clothes appeared somewhat stifled by a drab color scheme.

For me, summer time means upping the skin care, upping my water intake and really using products that properly moisturize my skin. When it comes to summer sun moisturizing skin care, Mario Badescu has become my best friend.

The creative director of Lanvin is planning to increase the amount of carry cases the fashion house produces.

There is a caveat. The similarities between this Fall/Winter 2012 lineup and Balenciaga’s own celebrated F/W 07 outing are rather severe. Altuzarra’s dip into LBD territory also recalls Nicolas Ghesquiere’s little black dress opening numbers for F/W 08.

“Stilübung” Lindsey Wixson photographed by Terry Richardson for Vogue Germany May 2012 issue.

The Mara Hoffman Fall 2012 show was stunning and Makeup Forever Alliance artist Lottie was the key.

Lindsey Wixson pulls a series of sexy poses and is joined by monsters in Mulberry’s Fall/Winter 12 campaign.

Los Angeles based Nick Miller is the man behind the upcoming novel “Isn’t It Pretty To Think So?” and one of the most talented rising writers that we’ve come across. “Anything I’ve ever passionately done has always been rooted in writing.“

I read about an amazing new camera created from the award winning thesis of a Stanford University supergeek. A photographer who was testing an early prototype compared the resolution to his other point and shoot cameras, but the Lytro was something that never needed to be focused.

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.

Punctuated by key photographic projects, experimental films, and photobooks, The Shaping of New Visions offers a critical reassessment of photography’s role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde movements, and in the development of contemporary artistic practices.

Designers David Neville and Marcus Wainwright have previously shunned print pictures, but chose the iconic supermodel to front their first campaign.

This series of fashion photographs featured below were shot by Herve Coutin, using soft focus and romantic lighting to create a stunning, elegant overall aesthetic.

Marc Jacobs has an idiosyncratic way of looking at women with a spontaneity and fearlessness that pushes boundaries that may not necessarily be everyone’s taste, but still fascinating in execution. His spring 2013 collection was exquisite, a dreamlike nod to the 60’s;

Swoon your way into spring and channel your inner vintage goddess by taking inspiration from this fantastic shoot from Alexander Neumann for L’Officiel Paris February 2012.

An interview with New York based Fashion Editor Alexander Patino.

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.

An editorial collaboration between Stylenoir and photographers Merry P and Daniel Lehenbauer, focussed around the ideas of lust, hunger and strength of passion.

The Manhattan Vintage show has its fair share of characters, but Meika and Warren Franz – co-owners of Another Man’s Treasure – are undeniably the queen and king of the trade show that brings together over 75 of the country’s top vintage clothing and antique textile dealers twice a year. In less than a decade the Franz’s have built a strong reputation for consistently providing some of the most sought-after designer vintage in the market.

The name Renee Yohe may be familiar to you from all the support work the non-profit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms has done in her honor.