What we are inspired about in the world of fashion, art and beautiful things
Lillian Bassman, a fashion and fine art photographer who achieved renown in the 1940s and ’50s with high-contrast, dreamy portraits of sylphlike models, then re-emerged in the ’90s as a fine-art photographer after a cache of lost negatives resurfaced, died on Monday at her home in Manhattan. She was 94. read more Her parents were Jewish […]
by Leyla Salavatova We love and adore a comedy entitled “L.A.dy Dior” directed by John Cameron Mitchell and starring French actress Marion Cotillard, the fifth installment of the Lady Dior films. The film is inspired by a unique piece of footage shot by Richard Avedon in 1973 with supermodel and actress Lauren Hutton.
Birth name of Natalie Wood-Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko. Her real name was Natasha Gurdin, and she was born in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20th, 1938, to Russian émigrés Maria and Nicholas Zakharenko (they had changed their last name to Gurdin before coming to America). The daughter of a Russian architect and a French ballerina could do a […]
Steve Jobs, the visionary rebel/ icon and founder of Apple Computer has died. It would be impossible to overstate the importance of his contribution to the landscape of technology, culture and style in this “Digital Age” that we live in. The inventor of the Personal Computer, The Ipod, the downloadable Music model, The Iphone, the […]
The Grammy-winning singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London home on Saturday. What a tragedy to lose such a talented star. Our hearts go out to her family. We have all witnessed her ups and downs over the years but the gift of her music and her unique style will live on. She will […]
Cy Twombly Cy Twombly, was an American well known artist, who died July 5, 2011. He exhibited his paintings worldwide for last 50 years. Cy Twombly: ‘When I work, I work very fast, but preparing to work can take any length of time’ Emerging from the New York art world of the early 1950s, Cy […]
Inès de la Fressange Parisian Chic Celebrity model Inès de la Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and a timeless allure. She offers specific pointers on how to dress like a Parisian, including how to mix affordable basics with high-fashion touches, and how to accessorize. Her step-by-step do’s and […]
Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influenced modern dance forever. Graham has been sometimes termed the “Picasso of Dance,” in that her importance and influence to modern dance can be considered equivalent to what Pablo Picasso was to modern visual arts. To celebrate her 117th birthday […]
Bijan Pakzad has unexpectedly passed away last weekend. Bijah was notorious for dressing the power elite from all over the world. He also had a larger than life personality. We are so glad we had a chance to spend a day with him and learn how his business got started back in the 70′s. It’s hard to […]
Girl of the moment: Adele. Now at 22 y.o., the Grammy award-winning Brit School graduate returns with her second album. Expect her vocals to accompany your every move in 2011. Rolling In The Deep’ is the first single from Adele’s new album, ’21′. This is studio footage from the album recording sessions in Malibu, California.
Youri Gagarin: 50 years since Russian cosmonaut became first man in space. Did you know? On April 12, 1961, the Russian cosmonaut became the first human launched into space. His 108-minute mission made him famous and a world-wide hero. Soviet cosmonaut Youri Gagarin was the first human in space and the first man to orbit the Earth. Once in […]
Elizabeth Taylor. What a woman! What a life! With her passing today in Los Angeles at the age of 79, we want to celebrate the life of a legend and her monumental impact on film, pop culture, fashion and being a woman. She used her supreme fame and reputation to fight against HIV/AIDS at the […]