VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSUEM SHOWCASING GRACE KELLY’S GOWNS “Grace Kelly: Style Icon” exhibit showcasing dresses that Grace Kelly wore in screen classics such as “High Society” and “Rear Window” are going on show at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Zombified Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s iconic image, makes for an awesome t-shirt print by Marion Crumb. Shirts available at Threadless.
High Fashion & High Fructose Corn Syrup Fashion normally wouldn’t go hand in hand with a soft drink that is fattening…but it’s ‘Lite’ so there is the loop hole. Karl Lagerfeld has lent his image to soft drink king Coca-Cola on their ‘Lite’ brand (Diet Coke), in the form of an $81 limited edition box-set. [...]
IS CARAVAGGIO REPLACING MICHELANGO AS THE GREATEST ITALIAN ARTIST? According to an art historian at the University of Toronto, Philip Sohm he is. He has studied the number of writings (books, catalogs and scholarly papers) on both of them during the last 50 years. Mr. Sohm has found that Caravaggio has gradually, if unevenly, overtaken [...]
Jewelry is art that is worn. It’s been around since cavemen first started giving bone necklaces and Hallrock cards to their cavewomen sweethearts on Valentine’s Day. The word jewelry is derived from the word jewel, which was Anglicised from the Old French “jouel” back the 13th century. If you look even further back, it derives [...]
Ellen von Unwerth was born in 1954 in Germany, worked as a fashion model for 10 years, then gained fame when she first photographed Claudia Schiffer for Guess? Jeans. Since then her work has appeared in many fashion magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair and Interview. von Unwerth has also directed short films for fashion designers, [...]
Flip through any women’s magazine and you see them. Those inviting pictures of women in contorted poses drapped in luxurious materials beckoning you with visual imagery to buy the items which they are promoting. If I buy that perfume, I’ll look like her. No you won’t. It’s just all glamour fashion photography all in the [...]