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...

That's right, it's my fairy goth-mother, Daphne Guinness. While I am disappointed she didn't wear Lee McQueen, she was a vision in her SS11 Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown and FW11 shoes. Ms. Guinness, we are not worthy. Ascending to new heights. Frockin' fabulous. I...

A man ahead of his time - a dandy-fied Yeshwant Rao - a true patron of the avant-garde in all its forms. I was dreaming of sitting at that perfect Art Deco desk, listening to the jazz of another era. The era that created it. Where the big thinking happened - Rao's Deco desk** I also...

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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 Harper's Bazaar, photographed by Luis...

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...

There are some things in life we cannot seem to get enough of. Ice cream and Uncle Karl would be two things that come to mind immediately. Well now, you can have a double dip, with Uncle Karl's latest career as an ad-mad man. It only seems fitting, after his many professions and creative...

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...

 

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