A design collaboration is a bit like a marriage: with the right blend of personalities, it can produce something wonderful and enduring that neither partner could create alone. Of course, it can also be like a one-night stand: an impulsive, NSA chance to unshackle oneself from daily drudgery and experiment, explore or just have fun with someone new.
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Today is Love Your Body Day in America, an annual occasion sponsored by the National Organization for Women to draw attention to the damaging beauty standards imposed on women through mainstream media and advertising.
Anyone who’s ever contemplated bankruptcy, or even a costly divorce, has thought about maxing out their credit cards before calling the lawyers (don’t do it — it’s illegal).
Now, as America lurches toward another financial debt crisis, Victoria’s Secret is offering the fashion equivalent of such willfully blind indulgence: the new jewel-encrusted Royal Fantasy Bra, valued at $10 million.
The moodboard that inspired the fall collection from indie label Unforeseen Circumstances is full of images of pavement, sidewalks and slate-colored skies.
Not the sort of thing that typically inspires a lingerie collection, but it’s not out of character for the arty New York label. Designer Teo Griscom looks for patterns in both the natural and built worlds, and is fascinated with unconventional uses of …
Madonna on a magazine cover is still a newsworthy event.
In this case, it’s her latest appearance in Harper’s Bazaar, which includes a personal essay in which she candidly talks about being raped at knifepoint when she was 20.