Jane Birkin, Serge Gainsbourg and Jane’s mother at a party in Paris, 1970s,
Mica Arganaraz for Prada Eyewear Fall/Winter 2014 Advertising Campaign, ph. by Steven Meisel.
Pattern inspiration of the day: handcrafted mandalas by South Carolina based artist Jay Mohler.
adidas Originals relaunch their ZX Flux customization programme allowing sneaker heads to apply any high-res photo to the shoe via an app. The possibilities are infinite as shown here by Highsnobiety’s ‘raindrops on airplane window’ collaboration with photographer Peter Williams.
Main Stage At LIVE 105 BFD 2014
Photographer - Mitchell McLennan
Styling - Sarah Starkey
Beauty - Jenny Green
Production - Christiana Roberts
Model - Evangeline Ling @ Storm Models
This week’s #blogoftheweek is IntotheGloss chosen by Theresa Yee our Beauty Editor. Theresa says: “Into the Gloss provides a rich source of inspirational beauty and lifestyle images from animated gifs to magazine covers and beauty campaigns.”
Alex Wek photographed by Marc de Groot via IntotheGloss
The word “icon” is bandied about much too freely today, but Diana Vreeland, fashion editor of Harper’s Bazaar, editor in chief of Vogue and curator of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, really was one. She fascinated everyone in the fashion world and many outside it. So it’s good news that her grandson Alexander Vreeland has gathered together a large group of the memos she wrote at Vogue in a new book, “Memos: The Vogue Years/1962-1971/Diana Vreeland” (Rizzoli New York), which he edited. Memos and letters were the way she communicated with her staff, and the book gives a unique set of insights into the way she worked. Alexander Vreeland makes the point that Harper’s Bazaar was the leading fashion magazine of its time, while Vogue was considered more of a society publication, but his grandmother changed that. For More
[above: Diana Vreeland and Cecil Beaton look at a drawing, 1965. Photo by James Karales]