Fashion 360°: Vogue Beauty, Thomas Tait, Too Much Fashion…

By On November 7, 2011 In Fashion

© Steven Meisel for VOGUE US, © Gerard Malanga.

- FROM THE ARCHIVES: EXTREME BEAUTY FROM VOGUE – VOGUE US
What exactly defines beauty? Does the answer lie, as some have suggested, in perfect symmetry? Or perhaps in possessing exotic features? Is today’s perception of beauty something that is completely natural or dramatically manufactured? And is it truly in the eye of the beholder? (Read More…)

- IN CONVERSATION WITH THOMAS TAIT – DOSSIER JOURNAL
Fashion may be notoriously fickle, but there is one name that has managed to maintain top standing when it comes to fostering up-and-coming talent: Central Saint Martins. Fueled by a unique combination of obsession and naivety, Thomas Tait applied to Central Saint Martins’ MA Womenswear course in 2007. Though he was a mere 20 years old and had only a technical degree under his belt, the Canadian designer became the youngest student ever to be accepted. (Read More…)

- ONE MONTH, TOO MUCH FASHION – NY TIMES
HERE is a question that has yet to be addressed in the debate over the scheduling of fashion shows next September: Would it be such a bad thing if designers in Milan went head-to-head with designers in New York and London? Over the last two weeks, the leaders of American fashion have traded barbs and open letters of complaint with their counterparts in Italy over the show dates, leading Mario Boselli, the president of the Camera Nazionale della Moda in Milan, to openly declare, “Let the best one win.” As it stands, Milan Fashion Week would overlap with the last two days of New York Fashion Week and the entirety of London Fashion Week. (Read More…)

- IN BED WITH WARHOL – I-D
In 1973 David Bailey got into bed with Andy Warhol. One was making a film about the other, but not the way around you’d expect. The film was due to be screened on TV but was pulled hours before broadcast, declared “offensive and indecent”. Well naturally. Filmed as part of a triptych of fly-on-the-wall documentaries, the iconic photographer David Bailey interviewed Warhol, the film director Luchino Visconti (The Leopard) and the photographer Cecil Beaton. Bailey met Warhol before he was famous, even had tea with his mother. The bed scenario? “It was sort of a joke. Andy being camp.” Screened at Hamptons International Film Festival on Friday, the documentary reveals more about the artist than most attempts – there’s no secrets between the sheets. Working hard to project his art as nothing much in particular, nothing beyond its surface, and himself in the same way, Warhol is one of the most intriguing, beguiling characters in art history. But here he is in bed, with Bailey. (Read More…)

- KARL LAGERFELD TO LAUNCH NEW, ACCESSIBLE LINE – TELEGRAPH
Not one to rest on his laurels, Karl Lagerfeld, creative director of both Chanel and Fendi, has signed up to design a new range called ‘Karl’. Set to launch in January next year, the rock’n’roll-inspired collection will be priced a million miles from the exorbitant sums seen on Chanel price tags – items such as biker jackets, sweatshirts, shirts and dresses will retail between £50 and £390.Luxury online retailer Net-a-Porter.com will stock around 70 pieces from the collection exclusively from January 25 for four weeks, and remain as the only online stockist thereafter. (Read More…)

- ASVOFF BEST STYLING PRIZE: TWIN PARALLEL by JUSTIN ANDERSON

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