Monthly Archives: December 2011

5 of the best calendars to take you into the New Year

December 31, 2011
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5 of the best calendars to take you into the New Year

It’s the digital age, and printed calendars are missing from most walls. If they are there, they’re there for the pictures, not to fight it out with Siri or compete with our Google calendar. No longer an item of practicality, the calendar has grown ever stronger in its aesthetic value. Collectable, enjoyable, a rival...

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San Diego serenade

December 31, 2011
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San Diego serenade

While there’s plenty to be said for keeping it thematic, you don’t necessarily have to stick to one theme exclusively. There’s nothing to say you can’t divide your thematic wardrobe allegiances between different cultures, different styles, different trends. In this shoot titled San Diego Ali Kornhauser styles each look in a way that doesn’t...

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Is the future of fashion male?

December 31, 2011
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Is the future of fashion male?

Despite menswear still being predominantly viewed as secondary to womenswear, recent figures from global consultants Bain & Co prove this assessment must be reviewed — as the luxury menswear market has been growing at a rate almost double that of womenswear. A recent report published by Reuters reveals Bain & Co’s findings that the...

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Growing and evolving

December 30, 2011
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Growing and evolving

As far as unlikely style icons go, Charles Darwin is somewhere up the list. When we hear his name our thoughts are drawn to theories of evolution, natural selection; but as they apply to living creatures, not to fashion trends (as much as they do apply to both). But Darwin was also an avid...

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Subtle twist: Opening Ceremony

December 30, 2011
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Subtle twist: Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony’s pre-fall 2012 collection sets out on a course somewhere between demurely vintage and hipster chic, though along the way it’s not a singularly straightforward journey. There’s a dress made out of tassels, dripping with them in a flapper-esque moment – albeit a fairly casual one. There’s some very relaxed shirt dresses and...

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Emma’s In Love With Lancôme—For Real, This Time; L’Eau de Chloé Is On Its Way; And More…

December 30, 2011
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Emma’s In Love With Lancôme—For Real, This Time; L’Eau de Chloé Is On Its Way; And More…

Industry News December 30, 2011  4:14 pm Remember that Emma Watson campaign for Lancôme’s Rouge In Love Lipstick that leaked onto the Internet last week? Turns out it was just a prototype. But have no fear: The actual ad has also leaked. Titanic enthusiasts, ready your checkbooks: Thousands of artifacts salvaged from the great...

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Hitting The Gym While Cleansing: Good Idea, Or Bad Idea?

December 30, 2011
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Hitting The Gym While Cleansing: Good Idea, Or Bad Idea?

The Doctor Is In December 30, 2011  1:12 pm This column features weekly tips and advice from a revolving cast of industry leaders, on hand to discuss your beauty dilemmas, from blemishes to Botox. To submit a question, e-mail celia_ellenberg@condenast.com. What’s the opinion in the fitness community about exercising while cleansing? Are the two mutually...

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A seaside farewell

December 29, 2011
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A seaside farewell

This is one of the last beach shoots Chad Muller intends to do. “I’ve been shooting fashion outdoors and on beaches for decades,” he explains. Back then, fashion was mostly shot in studios, and beach shoots involved either nudes or bikinis. “I had the idea to shoot fashion where people would normally shoot nudes...

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Chasing dreams and myths

December 29, 2011
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Chasing dreams and myths

When we see the names Dusan Jaukovic and Morfium Couture in the same sentence, we know we’re about to be swept away in a visual whirlwind of mythological drama. In Jaukovic’s latest shoot, featuring clothing from Morfium, that penchant for drama manifests in all aspects – from intricate hairstyles to golden bursts of sequins...

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Justin, Emma: This Year’s Hair Heroes; Elle Shows Her True Colors; And More…

December 29, 2011
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Justin, Emma: This Year’s Hair Heroes; Elle Shows Her True Colors; And More…

Industry News December 29, 2011  2:10 pm The votes are in: Justin Bieber and Emma Watson have been given 2011’s “most influential hair style” award, courtesy of The Wall Street Journal. We believe in the power of the pixie cut. Elle “The Body” Macpherson has still got it. The 47-year-old supermodel was spotted surfing...

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