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Archive Saturday, January 21st 2017

What you have to love most about Alber Elbaz’s time at Lanvin, is its evident selflessness. The design is always about improving “the house” and hardly ever about personal branding or celebrity. It’s refreshing to say the least.

The editor of Vogue is due to hold the lucrative dinner party on August 6 with tickets estimated at $35,800 per plate.

We all have our addictions. Kids have candy stores, men have sports and booze. But it’s the ladies who have picked out the best poison for themselves – jewelry.

Yves Saint Laurent have recently announced the (gasp) newest edition to the Touche Éclat Range… a foundation Le Teint Touché Eclat.

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough reinvent the idea of the “cool” girl every season at Proenza Schouler, and this one birthed the computer manufactured, high def heroine that is both ambitious and energetic decked out in a collage of abstract images said to be found from Tumblr.

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.

From December 1, 2012, through March 3, 2013, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present South Africa in Apartheid and After: David Goldblatt, Ernest Cole, Billy Monk, featuring work by three photographers that illuminates a rich and diverse photographic tradition as well as a vital, difficult, and contested period in the history of South Africa.

Pat McGrath creates a really beautiful dark lip paired with perfected skin and bleached brows, mimicking textures in the deep velvets of the clothing. “It’s a little Rossetti,” McGrath continued, referring to the elegantly stained lips of his portraits.

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.

Earlier this year, the 82-year-old designer announced she was suffering from the disease in her book N’oubliez pas que je joue, which means Don’t forget it’s a game.

How do you get the best in the beauty industry to come together in one room at the same time? Well, it is not easy but, somehow, The Makeup Show finds a way to do it every year and in numerous locations around the world.

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.

Audemars Piguet, will introduced his own space Lounge AP in the next edition of ARCO, the International Fair of Contemporary Art in Madrid.

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.

Losing grunge rock god Kurt Cobain in his prime was a watershed moment for a generation. Now, nearly eighteen years after his death by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in his palatial Seattle home, photographs of Nirvana’s signer/songwriter are on view at the Morrison Hotel Gallery in SoHo.

Michael’s latest line is a fusion of natural tones and bright, sparkling pieces. Michael enjoys creating different looks because he knows everyone has their own style. His eye for fashion also goes down well with the designer’s friends.

This collection of fashion photographs were photographed by Maxwell and feature Nicole from Division Models.

Bloginity recently met young photographer Neringa Rekasiute, who explores art out of her studio in the cosmopolitan metropolis of London. She gives us some insight about her likes and preferences, including why she prefers film over to digital, who her favorite subjects to photograph are, as well as touching on the roots of her motivation. Neringa is a true generator of ideas. Find out more about her below.

For Pre-Fall, Alexander Wang went for something a bit less gimmick-laden than his Spring BMX biker outing with a line-up deeply locked in what can be termed a ‘Dark Primness’.

Roberto Cavalli and Marcolin present a Special Edition Sunglasses Collection for the Fall/Winter 2012-13 women’s fashion show.

Naomi Campbell is hoping to find a model who is a “chameleon” on her upcoming TV series.

Aptly named “Batteries Not Included,” Nichole Miller’s spring vision is what you’d call “relaxed chic,” a youthful sophistication with an urban edge. “While designing my Spring 2013 collection, I was inspired by sci-fi 80s movies.

Adriana Lima has become the first pregnant woman to be photographed for the Pirelli calendar.

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez have had lots on their collective plate as of late (namely, the opening of their New York City flagship store uptown with another downtown location following suit right after), and yet, a heavy workload has never been known to stifle the creative juices that flow from the powerful Proenza Schouler duo – that is, until this latest resort collection.

Beginning May 26, 2012, and extending through the summer, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) presents a series of tributes to the Bay Area’s beloved Golden Gate Bridge.