Featured Blog Posts – May 2012 Archive (116)

Shadow Faces Through Strainer

Plain strainer you say? Look closely … Spanish artist Isaac Cordal sculpted faces onto metal cooking strainers, which cast beautiful shadows. Brilliant !!!...................................................…


Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 26, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Interview Magazine-June 2012

Constance Jablonski features in this editorial entitled "Olympiad" in the June issue of Interview magazine, which was photographed by Mikael Jansson and also features Suvi Koponen, Matthew Terry, Myles Crosby, and Nicklas Kingo. Styling by Karl Templer.…


Added by Cover Girl on May 26, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

X-Ray Fashion Photography by Nick Veasey

Nick Veasey a British photographer uses industrial X-ray machines to create incredible photos of everyday objects. In his recent series, Veasey attuned his focus to finding an antidote to the “obsession appearance” through revealing the beauty within. His work comments on society’s increasing paranoia and control by security and surveillance. He states that “To…


Added by Danielle on May 26, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Today I'm Wearing... delicious doughnuts

After many an inbox message on asking how I achieved my nerd-upstyle in the previous post, I felt I had to write on how to wear the ballerina/doughnut bun!  This voluminous bun-style should perch atop of your head although I quite like the lower and side version too.  It's chic, stylish and easy!  Perfect for a bad hair-day or just a lazy one.  The best part is that this…


Added by Sarah Blanckenberg on May 25, 2012 at 16:00 — 1 Comment

Barone Manhunt Contestant Paris Philippou

What made you think you could enter The Bar One Manhunt?

After hearing the radio advert, I felt it really spoke out to me – it mentioned a lot of attributes I felt I had, so I figured, “why not?”. I’ve always wanted to enter something like this and I’m a very adventurous guy, so this sounded like a great challenge to…


Added by neofundi on May 25, 2012 at 8:55 — 5 Comments

Preview - Casadei Ankle Boot

2012 marks their 50th Anniversary in the world of High Fashion, and Casadei are still celebrating their Success in coveted Creations. They have exploded everywhere, and Ankle Boots embody Femininity and Flirtatiousness, when it comes to Footwear. Their Classic Composition makes them a Must-have Item for Autumn/Winter 2012. These Leather Creations display the perfect…


Added by Preview on May 25, 2012 at 8:35 — No Comments

VOILA! Melinda Bam's Time to Shine

One might be forgiven for expecting the title-holder of a national pageant, such as Miss South africa,

to be high-maintenance and aloof. Pretoria-born Melinda bam, who was crowned in december

2011, is as far from that as possible: she was both friendly and approachable to everyone she met.

her love of fashion was evident as she discussed her…


Added by VOILA! on May 25, 2012 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

Vogue Paris June/July

Karmen Pedaru appears on the supplement cover of the recent issue of Vogue Paris and stars in a follow up editorial photographed by Hans Feurer. Enjoy.

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Added by Cover Girl on May 25, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Stunning photography - Depicting an Abandoned World

Lori Nix has created these post human images of the aftermath of the world as we know it. Nix built the diorama of each scene, then photographed them. The twist is that Nix's photos aren't Photoshop manipulations - they're real images of tiny, painstakingly detailed dioramas that Nix has designed just for these photographs.…


Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 25, 2012 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

London Olympics Ticket Design

 Ticket designs for the London Olympics have been unveiled. Interpublic's brand consultancy Futurebrand incorporated pictograms designed by Someone into the tickets. They also color coded them according to venue. To reduce counterfeiting, a hologram, a barcode and the name of the booker will be printed on the ticket. …


Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 24, 2012 at 16:23 — 1 Comment

Winter Warmers at Infinite 60

Winter is creeping up on us; the Days are getting shorter and the weather, colder — This is a good excuse to update your Winter Wardrobe with our Winter Warming Fashion...



Added by infinite 60 on May 24, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments

Roman Polanski Unveils Prada Short Film

Prada unveiled a special short film directed by Roman Polanski and starring British actors Helena Bonham Carter and Ben Kingsley at the Cannes Film Festival May 21. The film, sees a Prada-clad Bonham Carter's character visiting a psychiatrist (played by Kingsley) to discuss a bad…


Added by alexandra avgitidis on May 24, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Rihga Royal Hotel Planetary Chocolates

I wish I could take a heavenly bite of this universe.

Chocolatier L’éclat of the Righa Royal Hotel in Japan have taken good eats and…


Added by alexandra avgitidis on May 24, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

The exhibition “BioMorph – Organic design from the Vitra Design Museum Collection”

The exhibition illuminates the various facets of organic design and traces how the concept of organicism runs throughout twentieth-century design. Organic design is commonly associated with soft, flowing forms. Many designers seek models from nature or use organic forms to…


Added by Terri Maselle on May 23, 2012 at 21:00 — No Comments

Wooden Heels

It might be winter here in South Africa but there’s a new summer shoe in town: a throwback to the dippy hippy culture of the early 70s...wooden heels. Get a 2012 makeover via clever injections of neon leather, panels of contrast wood and updated shapes that only wistfully look back to the original clog shape.…


Added by alexandra avgitidis on May 23, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

iPanties - Slide To Unlock

The words on everybody’s...and I mean everybody’s lips are iPhone this, iPad that. But one thing that has come to the forefront of the "i" industry are the 'Slide to unlock' iPanties: They are thongs that come in black and white and are made from 100% pure cotton. They are a hilarious take on the iPhone whereby the plays on words are displayed on the front of the panties.…


Added by Danielle on May 23, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Today I'm Wearing... Making A Spectacle

Trend alert!  It’s the revenge of the nerds!  Now is the time to express your inner geek and embrace the trend for thick-framed, square, 'nerd' glasses.  More fashion accessory than they are practical necessity, these specs play on some 1960s nostalgia thanks to some of their iconic ambassadors...…


Added by Sarah Blanckenberg on May 22, 2012 at 20:30 — No Comments

Must Love Canines...

For all intensive purposes, I am a rural lass. A lot of my childhood was spent playing in long grass, minding the snakes, and running with the dogs in the opposite direction of where the baboons were.


Time spent between farms and the beach just aren’t the same without big, blustery, rascally canines.


This is the same for everyone, right?


Wrong. Dating and Dogs. Not the homosapien type. I used to think I’d never date a guy…


Added by Candy Paula May on May 22, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments

ESL - Top Beauty Products for May 2012

Africology Relaxing Massage Oil:

This grass has a very pleasant and mild earthy smell which has a calming effect on the body and the mind. Vetiver is known to promote the growth of new skin tissue and eases anxiety and stress.…


Added by Everything She Loves on May 22, 2012 at 16:08 — 2 Comments

Style Sistas

So I heard that in an unprecedented joint venture, two of South Africa’s hottest designers have joined forces following a successful show in London’s trendy Kensington. Missibaba, luxury accessory design label established by Chloe Townsend, guru of all things leather, and jewellery artiste Kirsten Goss, recent winner of Design Indaba’s “most beautiful object in South Africa” with her Lily Pad Ring,…


Added by paola chellew on May 22, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments

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