Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'fashion' (122)

Provocative Black and White Photography by Peter Lindbergh

On February 27, the Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles is putting on an exciting new exhibition that shows the provocative photography of Peter Lindbergh. The German fashion photographer, who's best known for his iconic images of supermodels, like those he shot for fashion magazine Vogue, has an unmistakable style. His deeply saturated black and white photographs…

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Added by alice on February 23, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

22-Year-Old Designer Stunningly Blends Art with Fashion

Yesterday, our friend and ever so talented photographer Alex Stoddard emailed us to tell us about a Kickstarter project that deserves our attention. Michelle Hébert is a 22-year-old up-and-coming designer that creates…

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Added by alice on November 10, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Sneak Peek: Glamorous New Valentino Exhibition in London

If you love fashion or can at least appreciate the artistry involved in haute couture, you don't want to miss this new show which opens tomorrow at Somerset House in London. Valentino: Master of Couture celebrates the illustrious 50-year career of Valentino, the legendary Italian designer…

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Added by alice on November 28, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Tim Walker's New Exhibition Brings His Fantasy Photos Alive

Artist Kirsty Mitchell just tipped us off to a brand new exhibition by one of our very favorite photographers. From now till January 27, 2013, visit Somerset House in London to see…

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Added by alice on October 20, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Creepy Hug Me Jacket



Sometimes, don't we all just need a hug? Forget asking your family or friends, wear this crazy-looking jacket and you'll always feel special. Of course, you'll also look a little freaky but who cares? This great green jacket was one of six designer Si Chan created under his Fall/Winter 2012-2013 men's collection called Hug Me. Meant to show the disconnect we feel between other people, the…

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Added by alice on September 3, 2012 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Lanvin's Dramatic Paint Splattered Windows

There's no doubt that designer fashion label Lanvin wanted to create quite a stir with their "Splash" window displays on view at their Paris flagship store. Rather than showcase their Fall 2012 collection by having regular mannequins pose in their usual form, they decided to "up the wow factor" by showing them reacting to being doused with a barrage of paint. Each…

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Added by alice on August 24, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Watercolor Fashion Illustrations by Cate Parr

Born and educated in England, Cate Parr is a fashion illustrator who has a way with watercolors. Her beautiful works feel dreamy and ethereal, like you're looking at pages of a magazine only that those glamorous figures have suddenly come alive. Awash in bold and pastel colors, her paintings feel fresh and free, the kind you'd love to hang on your wall for a bit of colorful…

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Added by alice on July 12, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Liu Bolin Camouflages Famous Designers



While we're used to seeing famous Chinese artist Liu Bolin seamlessly blend himself into backgrounds, it's not often that we witness his magic on others, letting alone famous designers. In this unique collaboration with Harper's Bazaar, he's done just that, saying to the…

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Added by alice on February 3, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Gorgeous Gowns Inspired by Italian Frescoes



Come to the L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA) from now till February 5 to see a gorgeous exhibition. Rodarte: Fra Angelico Collection is by "of the moment" fashion designers/sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte that shows ten extraordinary gowns inspired by frescoes…

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Added by alice on December 20, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Celebrity Spoof Fashion Spread



Photographer Robert Trachtenberg and fashion editor Anna Bromilow must have had some fun putting together this creative fashion spread! Called Don't You Know Who I Am?, the editorial was created for Tatler magazine's August issue. Are those some of the most iconic celebrities of our time or are we just fooled into believing so? Love the mystery.…





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Added by alice on July 18, 2011 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Timeless Elegance for Greek Vogue



Proving that classic looks never go out of style, model Charlott Cordes dons stunning outfits by Valentino, Chanel, Emilio Pucci and others in this gorgeous editorial. Shot by Koray Birand for Vogue Hellas' June issue, the 23-year-old German model strikes subtle poses in a spring garden. With just the right amount of lighting,… Continue

Added by alice on May 25, 2011 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Tronized Beauty



You know those moments when you come across something so simple yet so well done that it really makes you appreciate the time and effort involved? It's not only well-executed, with the right model, styling or lighting, it just feels like a cohesive set? If not, then check out this series called Tronized Beauty by Paris, France-based photographer Ludovic Taillandier.



Taillandier tells us… Continue

Added by alice on May 4, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Fragmentary Girl



New York-based fashion photographer Remi Rebillard just sent us his latest spread called Fragmentary Girl. Rebillard is a master at using colors and light to tell a story and, in this case, he also shares with us the very personal reason why there's a darker feeling to this set.



"It's an idea of depression," Rebillard tells us. "The fragmentary girl was Sylvia Plath in the 1950's who… Continue

Added by alice on May 3, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Glamorous Reese Witherspoon at the Circus



For the May 2011 issue of Vogue, photographer Peter Lindbergh pulled out all the stops, bringing one of today's biggest modern day movie stars to the circus! Reese Witherspoon gracefully dons Dior and Narciso Rodriguez dresses and an outfit by Dolce & Gabbana in this latest editorial. As Vogue's May covergirl, Witherspoon shows us that America's sweetheart can get… Continue

Added by alice on April 14, 2011 at 6:57am — 3 Comments

The Dramatic Black Calendar (12 photos)



Slightly surreal and even a little spooky, this calendar is for those that feel like a cloud is always hovering over their heads. It should come as no surprise that photographer Tejal Patni was inspired by Tim Burton's dramatic films. Called Splash, the fashion calendar has the color "black" as its theme. "I approached all seasons as if I was writing a script for 12 different feature… Continue

Added by alice on March 16, 2011 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Gorgeous Diane Kruger in Couture (15 photos)



34-year-old German-born actress Diane Kruger looks drop dead gorgeous in the latest editorial for French fashion magazine Madame Figaro. Photographer Dominique Issermann shoots the beauty at Le Meurice Hotel in Paris as she dons couture outfits by the top names in fashion - Gaultier, Givenchy, Dior, and Valentino among others. Like a modern-day princess, Kruger has the ability to look regal and… Continue

Added by alice on February 14, 2011 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments

Dior's Art-Inspired Haute Couture Collection (12 pics)



It should come as no surprise that designer John Galliano was inspired by a '40s and '50s illustrator for Dior's Spring 2011 haute couture collection. Legendary fashion illustrator René Gruau was one of the best known and favorite artists of the haute couture world back in those decades. His artwork is recognized in some of Paris and Italy's most prestigious art museums including the Louvre in Paris.… Continue

Added by alice on January 27, 2011 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

New Surreal Ads for Alexander McQueen (2 photos)



I just cant' get enough of these new ads by the Alexander McQueen fashion line. Surrounded by beautiful butterflies, models Sasha Pivovarova and Lindsey Wixson look they're caught up in a surreal dream, dont' they?



It was only last year that we lost the very talented British fashion designer. It's nice to see the fashion house carry on McQueen's dramatic vision.…



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Added by alice on January 15, 2011 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

After the Party (9 photos)



There's something about seeing beautiful gowns juxtaposed with abandoned or decrepit buildings that makes photos like these look fascinating. For the January issue of Marie Claire Turkey, photographer Ayten Alpun shoots model Kira Mazura as she comes home to her old and empty house. Somewhat haunting yet stunningly beautiful.…







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Added by alice on January 4, 2011 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

Daringly Dramatic Fashion Photography (12 photos)

Stockholm, Sweden-based Waldemar Hansson is one of those fashion photographers whose flair for drama can be seen in every one of his photos. With his masterful use of lighting and colors, he can seduce us, making us feel like we're watching something we shouldn't. I personally love the way he can tell us a story just by his models' strong poses and vulnerable expressions.



Before he… Continue

Added by alice on December 17, 2010 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

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