Monthly Archives: April 2012

Johnny Depp On His Latest Adventures With Face Paint; Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks Curly Hair; And More…

April 23, 2012
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Johnny Depp On His Latest Adventures With Face Paint; Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talks Curly Hair; And More…

Industry News April 23, 2012  2:44 pm What inspired Johnny Depp’s unusual adaptation of The Lone Ranger’s Tonto for the classic TV show’s upcoming movie remake? A painting by artist Kirby Sattler, that’s what. “I looked at the face of this warrior and thought: That’s it,” Depp says. “The stripes down the face and across...

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Coachella 2012: Best dressed stars penetrate Instagram

April 23, 2012
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Coachella 2012: Best dressed stars penetrate Instagram

AFP Relax News – 3 hrs ago After two consecutive weekends, the Coachella music festival came to a close April 22, and for fashionistas who couldn’t make the California event Instagram provided the perfect source for discovering the latest festival trends. Check out the sartorial choices of stars including Dita Von Teese and Rihanna here. Before...

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Cara Delevingne stars in first Instagram high-fashion shoot

April 23, 2012
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Cara Delevingne stars in first Instagram high-fashion shoot

AFP Relax News – 1 hr 27 mins ago In the perfect blending of social media resources, fashion website SHOWstudio has unveiled via Tumblr and Twitter what has been dubbed the first high-fashion Instagram shoot. Director Nick Knight used effects provided by the mobile phone application for the shoot, which was described as being “inspired by...

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Crystal Renn’s hunger games

April 22, 2012
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Crystal Renn’s hunger games

There’s often a lot of frou-frou and frills to be expected from any Ellen von Unwerth shoot, though always in a playful and downright sensual way. It’s none the less refreshing to see an Unwerth shoot that capitalises on her ability to make over-the-top costumery work in a powerful way, but one that channels...

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5 weekend reads: Sarkozy and the politics of fashion, Burberry vs Aquascutum

April 22, 2012
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5 weekend reads: Sarkozy and the politics of fashion, Burberry vs Aquascutum

The politics of fashion, or rather… the fashion of politics: how will France’s election be influenced by appearances? Plus, an interview with Charlotte Rampling, Livia Firth on the Eco-Age, and why Burberry is beating out Aquascutum as the heritage trenchcoat brand of choice. After the break are five reads worthy of your weekend. Will...

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Is that 70s erotica? No, it’s vintage Victoria’s Secret

April 22, 2012
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Is that 70s erotica? No, it’s vintage Victoria’s Secret

Remember the days when Victoria’s Secret shoots took place in your Grandmother’s living room, right beside the indoor potplants and floral chaise lounge? The same days when the Angels wore their hair in fluffy ringlets and spent less time at the beach and more time doing traditional feminine activities like making tapestries and pretending...

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Benetton founder steps down for son

April 22, 2012
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Benetton founder steps down for son

By Danilo Masoni | Reuters – 19 mins ago MILAN (Reuters) – Luciano Benetton will hand over the helm of the Italian fashion clothing company he helped found 47 years ago to his son this week, he said in an interview published on Sunday. Benetton and his family turned the company into one of Italy’s best...

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Jasmine Bernard: weekend beauty

April 21, 2012
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Jasmine Bernard: weekend beauty

While there’s no underlying narrative to Taek Yang‘s shoot Light of the Morning – with stylist Mel McQueen explaining that the shoot came together rather organically on the day – it’s none the less a beautiful one on all counts. Model Jasmine Bernard is that elusive mix of both soft and strong, the same...

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Abbey Lee Kershaw set for Mad Max 4

April 21, 2012
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Abbey Lee Kershaw set for Mad Max 4

Along with Freja Beha Erichsen, Abbey Lee Kershaw is one of the A-league models who has become near-on invisible in 2012. That certainly isn’t likely to be the case in 2013, however. Though yet to be made official by way of any of the traditional Hollywood press publications, Australia’s Daily Telegraph has seemingly been...

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A clean and dotted future

April 20, 2012
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A clean and dotted future

Often futuristic visions lean to the dark and dystopian, but not Felix Lammers‘. Giving a futuristic spin to this shoot of Zuzanna Stankiewicz, Lammers creates a bright, clean, almost sterile environment where each image is infused with a cool glow. Marko Matysik’s styling hints at some ideas for using spring 2012′s trends to create...

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