669 posts categorized "Art & Culture"

Selfridges To Offer Gender-Neutral Shopping Experience.

Jan 29 2015


First, they took on ageism with their Bright Old Things initiative. And now, gender too.

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'23 Stories by Conde Nast' & Other Fairy Tales.

Jan 28 2015


I don't believe print is dead although sometimes, it seems to me that the people who work in the industry are doing their best to kill it.

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"Well, Isn't It Time?" Asks Rick Owens.

Jan 27 2015


Full disclosure: I love designer Rick Owens. I've worn his wonderfully versatile pieces since the mid 2000's and continue to do so to this day. In fact, the pieces I purchased in 2006 remain as relevant today as the day I bought them. But that's not the only reason I love him.

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On Watches, Models and Lion Cubs.

Jan 26 2015


No doubt one of the oddest bits of news to emerge from the most recent edition of SIHH in Geneva last week was the announcement by Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer (LVMH) that it had retained the services of model Cara Delevingne to front its most recent ad campaign.

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Time To Go Glenda?

Jan 20 2015


Terry Richardson, the man The Guardian dubbed "fashion's shameful secret" is back at work and we have Glenda Bailey, editor-in-chief of US Harper's Bazaar (Hearst) to thank.

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I Salute You Rosamund Pike.

Jan 13 2015

Rosamund Pike golden globes-2015_9

I'm not much into the whole celebrity red carpet thing. I find it generally insipid and a waste of time. The above image of British actress Rosamund Pike however grabbed my attention.

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Can We Really Call This Progress?

Jan 06 2015


As you may have heard, British model Jourdan Dunn graces the cover of the February 2015 issue of British Vogue. I'm sad to say that even in 2015, this tidbit of information is actually still newsworthy.

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What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Dec 17 2014


Sarah Jessica Parker for Halston Heritage, Lindsey Lohan for Ungaro, Kanye West for Kanye West ... And now, Rihanna for Puma.

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Is That Really You Ines?

Dec 15 2014

Ines de la Fressange:Vogue Paris:December 2014

You may have noticed that the December issue of Vogue Paris features the lovely Ines de la Fressange on the cover.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 27 2014


I'm not American but I grew up in the U.S. and so I have very fond memories of Thanksgiving Day.

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