Happy Birthday 2 Ya “Paul Laurence Dunbar” Poet & Playwright
Tue, 27/06/17 – 9:00 | No Comment

American poet, novelist, and playwright Paul Laurence Dunbar, born June 27, 1872, was one of the first African-American writers to establish an international reputation. He wrote the lyrics for the musical comedy In Dahomey (1903), the first all-African-American musical produced on Broadway. His first collection of short stories, Folks From Dixie (1898), was an examination of racial […]

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Who wore the Hair Bow Betta… Amanda Lepore or Lady Gaga?
Tue, 20/01/09 – 0:43 | 4 Comments
Who wore the Hair Bow Betta… Amanda Lepore or Lady Gaga?

David LaChapelle muse Amanda Lepore is known on the New York scene for her glamourous looks and perfect coifs…Current pop sensation Lady Gaga makes all of her own clothes and describes her music and show as “performance art”. Tell us what you think!

“Models as Muse Exhibition” at The Met
Tue, 20/01/09 – 0:25 | No Comment
“Models as Muse Exhibition” at The Met

Exploring the reciprocal relationship between high fashion and evolving ideals of beauty, The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion focuses on iconic models of the twentieth century and their roles in projecting, and sometimes inspiring, the fashion of their respective eras. The exhibition, organized by historical period from 1947 to 1997, will feature haute couture and […]

Ted Noten: “Haunted By 36 Women” Exhibition
Mon, 19/01/09 – 2:27 | No Comment
Ted Noten: “Haunted By 36 Women” Exhibition

Currently on display at Galerie Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam, is a new exhibition featuring the works of Dutch designer Ted Noten. For the first time in his career, Noten deliberately combines all domains he is engaged in. Design, visual arts and applied arts are equally represented in the collection of assemblages, necklaces, rings and bracelets.
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Photog Nick Knight’s new Fashion Film “FANTASIA”
Mon, 19/01/09 – 1:49 | One Comment
Photog Nick Knight’s new Fashion Film “FANTASIA”

Fantasia, by its strictest definition, is a musical term: describing free improvisation and contrast of musical treatments that seldom follow textbook rules. Appropriate then that the same word should be the title of Nick Knight’s latest fashion film: a free-wheeling exploration of joyous, unbridled movement in model and clothing alike. Harness to this the riotous […]

The Party’s Over at Marc Jacobs
Mon, 19/01/09 – 1:38 | No Comment
The Party’s Over at Marc Jacobs

If you somehow manage to sneak into Marc Jacobs’ show at the Lexington Avenue Armory next month, don’t expect to be sipping bubbly at his after party. Why? Well, because there isn’t going to be one. The recession just about ransacked the fashion industry these past few months, sending some of our favorite designers home […]

Paul Smith Studies Shakespeare
Mon, 19/01/09 – 1:33 | No Comment
Paul Smith Studies Shakespeare

For spring summer 2009, Paul Smith Jeans has interpreted classic Shakesperean characters onto t-shirts.
Yorick (Hamlet) Oberon (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet) all get re-interpreted by Paul Smith Jeans. These illustrated organic cotton t-shirts depict Yorick, Oberon and Mercutio as a free spirited rockstar entertainer, a madman and a modern day ‘boy […]