Our favorite dynamic duo reunites for an elegant black and white set by Mert & Marcus. Every time Naomi and Kate pair up the end result is an instantly iconic shot and this is no exception. Are you feeling the controversial covers?
Marc Jacobs gets the gallery treatment a special exhibition at Les Arts Décoratifs simply titled, Louis Vuitton — Marc Jacobs. Charting the brand’s history from Vuitton’s inception to its Marc-ification with a look back on how LV moved from being a purveyor of monogrammed trunks, to one of fashion’s biggest powerhouses. Take a look at Louise Roe‘s guided tour of the exhibition below and experience her introduction to the word zoetrope.
Andrew Rosen, is the name on everyone’s lips. With labels like Theory, Proenza Schouler, Helmut Lang and Rag & Bone under his watch he’s created America’s most formidable fashion corp. When Anna Wintour compares your company to Europe’s luxury magnates LVMH and PPR, you’re kind of a big deal. The insightful Wall Street Journal profile of Rosen‘s business is an eye-opener and the week’s must read piece of fashion journalism.
NEWTON TAKES PARIS
In the pantheon of fashion legends, there is a special place reserved for Helmut Newton. With his boundary breaking, seductive style he revolutionized the world of photography and set the stage for a slew of provocateurs that followed — we wouldn’t have Olivier Zahm or Carine Roitfeld, without the influence Helmut Newton. The first French exhibition of his work since his death, launches at the Grand Palais Museum. Curated by his widow, June Newton the exhibit contains several hundred photos tackling the major themes in Netwon’s work; fashion, nudes, portraits, sex and humour.
ANDRE LEON TALLEY, REALITY STAR
After years of playing second fiddle to one maniacal fashion queen after another, ALT steps into the spotlight with his very own reality show, Fashion Stories of New York. According to BRAVO the show will ‘follow four up-and-coming fashion design teams as they produce the defining collection of their careers, all under the watchful eye of fashion icon Andre Leon Talley.” Sounds interesting, but we would prefer something where cameras just followed Talley around capturing those oh so witty bon mots he specializes in.
POP magazine has a thing for blondes; from Britney Spears on the cover, to the their portfolio of handpicked golden haired ladies, this issue might as well be dedicated to solely to all things blonde. Speaking of that Angus Munro cast portfolio, Jamie Morgan shoots just about every blonde – bleached and otherwise, in this special editorial. Who do you think has the best shot in the story and which blonde beauties should have been a part of this editorial.