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Milan Fashion Week: Good Girls and Outside Bras

 Perhaps it is due to the economic crises that Milan Fashion Week didn’t quite look as luxurious and flamboyant as we are used to. Some of the big names were pretty much disappointing like Gucci with a collection which was too simple and sporty, Marni which looked strangely oversimplified and almost amateur, and Jil Sander whose minimalism this time seemed substance- free and boring.There was generally very little excitement, apart […]

New York Fashion Week: From Logo Mania to Insanity

One of the biggest stars of New York Fashion Week was definitely Alexander Wang who is often said to be the new Marc Jacobs. Proving that he is much loved by Manhattan fashion crowd, Kanye West, Courtney Love, Kerry Washington and Solange Knowles all rocked up to his show which was scheduled for the weekend, while Marc Jacobs’s was moved to the last day. His name was laser-cut and printed […]

Rene Lalique: The Art of Jewelry

René Lalique was a revolutionary designer and the most important jeweler of the Art Nouveau period who made everything from perfume bottles and fountains to luxury car ornaments.   His work was ground-breaking for its time for he was famous for using unconventional materials and techniques as well as playing with innovative forms. His pieces are valued for the artistic inventiveness and prettiness as well as the ability to divulge the […]

Mel Odom: Superstars and Playboy Bunnies

Mel Odom is famous for his art deco paintings, fashion and erotic illustrations and his Hollywood glamour style fashion doll Gene Marshal. His original aesthetic, impeccable draftsmanship and passion for dolls makes him one of the most prominent gay artists today.  He developed very recognisable style which is very influential in the world of fashion illustration.After he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts in Fashion Illustration from Virginia Commonwealth […]

Femme Fatale: Dressed to Kill

Txema Yeste’s editorial for Tush magazine (Fall 2011) captures vintage Hollywood glamour with the model Natasa Vojnovic dressed up in masculine chic. Daring and original styling of Bernard Buscato resonates to the Txema Yeste’s theme of “Homme Fatale” and presents Natasa Vojnovic  as a macho girl “dressed to kill” but with lipstick, long hair and a flower in her hand.   Natasa is looking stunning wearing menswear inspired from Philip Lim, Salvatore Ferragamo, […]

Sally Mann: Philosophy of Everyday Life

Celebrated photographer Sally Mann named “America’s best photographer” by Time magazine in 2001 has unique and attractive style much loved worldwide today even though it caused much controversy back in the days. She is best known for nude pictures of her children and husband and captivating landscapes of American south. Sally Mann, living and working in Lexington, Virginia, is a Guggenheim fellow, and a triple winner of the National Endowment […]

Leonora Carrington: Surrealism

Leonora Carrington’s surrealistic paintings discover the darkly mysterious dream world of Freudian symbolism and Celtic mythology. She has developed her own unique style being one of the members of Surrealist movement and was celebrated as one of the biggest British artists in Mexico where she lived after the Second World War.   Her life is as strange and surrealistic as her art. Being eccentric and impulsive by nature, she was […]

Freja Beha Erichsen: Vogue Paris

Shockingly eerie and beautiful editorial Néo Belphégor  published in September 2010 issue of Vogue Paris revives the story of the phantom of Louvre with famous Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen in the main role. The editorial is photographed by Mikael Jansson and styed by Anastasia Barbieri with hair by Marc Lopez, makeup by Hannah Murray and set design by Jean-Hughes de Chatillon. Freja Beha is looking sinister all dolled up […]