When I was at the AGO recently, taking in the last bit of Maharajas and their many baubles, I had a déjà vu of a déjà vu. When I first visited the exhibition in the Fall, I had seen this wonderful western-style portrait in oil paint, of an elaborately adorned Sadiq Muhammad Abbasi. Sadiq...

I will leave my musings on the history and future of Couture for another day, but for now, I will say that it is refreshing to see young talents like Valli take on the daunting task – and succeed so beautifully. The journey of Couture is a long and complex one, and certainly isn't as...

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Well, technically she hasn't left. One sees Ms. Christensen from time to time – in the underground, avant-garde, below the radar sites and publications where culture, art and beauty lurk. Lately, she has made a few mainstream appearances again. Here she is in the May, 2011 Russian edition of...

07 March 2011 The Birth of a New Mugler - Nicola Formichetti's Debut Collection for the French Fashion House Rings with Success Nicola Formichetti, Lady Gaga, and Sébastien Peigné Today there is no exact recipe for success, and given how times in fashion have changed and are continuing to at...

Ms. Wintour's Vogue + Ms. Coddington's fashion direction + Meisel's mastery +McQueen pieces from the upcoming Met exhibit = Alexander the Great. Karen Elson in the infamous antler headdress and gown from the Widows of Culloden collection, Fall 2006. Stella Tennant in a dress from the Spring...

When I was at the AGO recently, taking in the last bit of Maharajas and their many baubles, I had a déjà vu of a déjà vu. When I first visited the exhibition in the Fall, I had seen this wonderful western-style portrait in oil paint, of an elaborately adorned Sadiq Muhammad Abbasi. Sadiq...

This nightly, leave-in treatment fattens and fortifies over time for thicker, stronger strands and fuller hair (really). Who: Those wearing thin, the fine, and the ultra-fine. When: Nightly. Twice-daily for the ultra-fine. How: Before bed, pump serum into palms 2 or 3 times; work into...

Nicola Formichetti gets ready for the Thierry Mugler Paris Fashion Week show. Photo: Courtesy of Nicola Formichetti's Facebook As I type, Little Monsters and Thierry Mugler/Nicola Formichetti fans across the globe are biting their nails (dynamite though they obvi are) and wetting their lips...

~ WWD Just one day after announcing his departure from Thierry Mugler, Nicola Formichetti is rumored to have found himself a new label to head up! ~ Refinery 29 Beyonce gives us yet another reason to see Baz Luhrmann's eagerly anticipated film, The Great Gatsby (hint: it involves a hot...

 

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