Monthly Archives: April 2012

A grainy Natasha Poly

April 28, 2012
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A grainy Natasha Poly

I love a grainy, black and white image. There’s something about the low quality that adds a sense of reality for me. Perhaps because you can see less you’re forced to feel more. What’s actually happening in the photo is never quite revealed and thus never dictated, therefore you’re left to imagine it for...

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The elegance of years gone by

April 27, 2012
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The elegance of years gone by

There’s a school of thought put about in some circles that we see too much vintage fashion – that too many fashion trends rework what has gone before as opposed to pushing fashion forwards in new directions. It’s a school of thought that I can’t help disagree with. If a design from the past...

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Portrait of a lady: Lydia Hearst

April 27, 2012
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Portrait of a lady: Lydia Hearst

It starts with heiress Lydia Hearst, hands grasping tiny hips, in Louis Vuitton’s ladylike ensemble of pastel lace and peachy statement collar. From there Benjamin Kanarek‘s shoot moves through a series of cinematic frames, each styled with a ladylike softness that’s nepenthe to any memory of the model having ever posed with skin-baring abandon...

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Beauty And The Beat: Little Hurricane’s CC On Bridging The Drummer Gender Gap And The Merits Of Waterproof Primer

April 27, 2012
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Beauty And The Beat: Little Hurricane’s CC On Bridging The Drummer Gender Gap And The Merits Of Waterproof Primer

Beauty Insider April 27, 2012  4:01 pm Celeste “CC” Spina has been playing drums since she was 10, but it took a short-lived career as a chef followed by a serendipitous Craigslist posting to finally get behind the kit in an actual band. She joined singer-songwriter Anthony “Tone” Catalano to form the San Diego duo...

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Les Cascades De Rochas Revealed; “Way Existential” Green Beauty; And More…

April 27, 2012
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Les Cascades De Rochas Revealed; “Way Existential” Green Beauty; And More…

Industry News April 27, 2012  2:45 pm More news on Rochas’ forthcoming fragrance developments. The Olivia Palermo-fronted perfume called Les Cascades de Rochas, is inspired by “a Parisian fountain in the summer,” is skewed toward a younger demographic, and launches in Europe in July. Alicia Silverstone is dedicated to promoting a green lifestyle—and green...

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Half of Britons say monarchy more likeable-survey

April 27, 2012
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Half of Britons say monarchy more likeable-survey

Reuters – 13 mins ago LONDON (Reuters) – Half of Britons think the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton has made the monarchy more likeable, a new online survey showed on Friday. Just two days before the April 29th first wedding anniversary of the now named Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, a poll of more...

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UK royals riding high in media a year after wedding

April 27, 2012
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UK royals riding high in media a year after wedding

LONDON (Reuters) – One year after some two billion people around the world tuned into watch Britain‘s Prince William marry Kate Middleton, the global media remain captivated with the lives of the now Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The wedding fervor, which saw a million Britons cram the streets of London on April 29,...

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Gothic Edge, Girly Frills Meet in Sarah Pruden’s Collection

April 26, 2012
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Gothic Edge, Girly Frills Meet in Sarah Pruden’s Collection

April 26th, 2012 by Kristen Foley Sarah Pruden still has a garment she created when she was 11. It seems to be a pattern (pun intended) that most fashion designers knew from an early age that they wanted to work in fashion in some facet or another. Whether they raided their own closet for...

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Phoenix Keating: fetishism meets classicisim

April 26, 2012
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Phoenix Keating: fetishism meets classicisim

Written by Daniel P Dykes • Comments. Phoenix Keating’s spring / summer 2012 collection has been previewed in Sydney and Fashionising.com was there to capture each of the key looks for you. You can see all of the Phoenix Keating spring / summer 2012 runway collection by clicking on a thumbnail on the left....

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Being as good as Vogue for a campaign: Selezneva & Mango

April 26, 2012
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Being as good as Vogue for a campaign: Selezneva & Mango

Yesterday we looked Mango’s spring / summer 2012 look book and, from a perspective of the success of Zara versus Mango, focussed on why Zara gets the buzz and Mango little love. You can add another element to the equation today: inconsistency. Click the thumbnails for full pictures: The release of a further ad...

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