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Mario Testino’s “In Your Face” at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts

Clockwise from top: Carmen Kass, Los Angeles, 2009. Gwyneth Paltrow, Paris, 2005. Josh Hartnett, New York, 2005. Madonna, Miami, 1997. Gisele Bündchen, New York, 2007. Sienna Miller, Rome, 2007. Mariah Carey, Donatella Versace, and Beyonce Knowles, Milan, 2002.

For 30 years, renowned photographer Mario Testino has documented fashion and celebrities for international magazines and advertising campaigns. The Vogue and Vanity Fair photographer has captured the most iconic and provocative personalities of the age, from Madonna, Mick Jagger and Princess Diana to Gisele Bündchen, Kate Winslet, Lady Gaga and the Duke and Duchess of […]

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Grace Coddington’s Limited-Edition Collection for Balenciaga

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Parisian luxury label Balenciaga has collaborated with Vogue creative director Grace Coddington on a limited-edition collection to launch on September 6th for Fashion’s Night Out. The accessories feature sketches of Coddington’s beloved cat, Pumpkin, wearing Balenciaga runway looks from the past 10 years. Karl Lagerfeld and his new cat, Coupette, have been gunning for the […]

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Fall’s Most Anticipated New Fragrances

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While the heat of summer still lingers, transitioning into fall is best approached with subtlety. My favorite way of anticipating cooler temps while it’s still 90 degrees outside is through beauty products, including nail polish, lipstick and fragrance. Fragrance can be especially romantic, leaving a hint of velvety new scent on your skin while still […]

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Amanda Del Duca Surveys Fall’s Fashion Campaigns

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JEWELRY BY LAUREN G. ADAMS. PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID LUNDBLAD.   With fall around the corner, it’s time to weigh in on the season’s 2012 fashion campaigns. One of my favorite pastimes is creating magazine collages to surround my vanity. I love to get caught up in an image that inspires me. It’s important to embrace […]

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Amanda Del Duca Surveys Miami’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim

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The eighth annual Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim dove into Miami Beach last week, showcasing the latest designer swimwear and resort collections at the iconic Raleigh hotel. I’ve covered MBFW Swim for years, and, as one would expect, each permutation brings on a new set of both challenges and delights. The majority of the shows take […]

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Jimmy Choo Collaborates With Visual Artist Rob Pruitt

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  Iconic shoe and accessories designer Jimmy Choo has teamed up with renowned artist Rob Pruitt (represented by Gavin Brown’s enterprise) for the designer’s 2013 Cruise collection. After being announced in April, the first images of the highly anticipated collection have now arrived in all their riotous glory. The teaser image showcases the classic Jimmy Choo Anouk pump […]

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Roman Polanski for Prada

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During the Cannes festival, iconic director Roman Polanski premiered his short film A Therapy, presented by Prada. A playful advertisement for the luxury brand, the piece, starring Helena Bonham Carter and Sir Ben Kingsley, depicts a three-minute session between a socialite with self-described “daddy issues” and her sartorially distracted therapist. The film is a delightfully […]

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Fashion Trend: Neon

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If we take even a quick glance at the Spring 2012 runways, the undeniable presence of neon is glowingly apparent. Designers such as Rodarte, Nanette Lepore, Jason Wu and Peter Som featured highlighter hues in designs for the season. Marking an undeniable comeback for neon, advertising campaigns are nodding at the trend in makeup and […]

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