Alexandra avgitidis's Blog – January 2012 Archive (38)

The Prettiest Boy in the World- Andrej Peijic

Many people are blessed with beauty. Some even make a career of it. But very few can work both sides of the runway.

Andrej Peijic was easily the most beautiful model on Gaultier's runway this week. The 19-year-old it-boy, who fled war-torn Serbia to conquer the fashion world, is definitely having a moment. In…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 31, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Mothers And Daughters By Julia Fullerton-Batten

Julia Fullerton-Batten the very talented photographer has just released her latest series “mothers and daughters”. In this collection, Julia portrays the complex and challenging relationships between a mother and her daughter. Through the adventure of her work, she shows documentary and biographical aspects…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 30, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

The Dark Side Of Fairy Tales

We all love a good fairy tale - but what if Snow White ended up dead in an underground car park instead of being whisked off by Prince Charming?

A provocative new series by photographer Thomas Czarnecki casts a spotlight on the concept happy endings. Turning the traditional notion of fairy tales and the perfect…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 30, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Amy Winehouse ‘Tribute’ Jean Paul Gaultier Collection

Jean Paul Gaultier paid homage to Amy Winehouse on Wednesday as his muse for his spring/summer 2012 couture collection at Paris Fashion Week, angering the late-singer's father, Mitch Winehouse.

 

Gaultier had his models donning Winehouse's signature beehive and cat-winged 60's eyeliner as they walked down…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 29, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Beautiful Places To Visit

The North Pole

Angaga Island Resort & Spa, Maldives…



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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 29, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Bags You Will Worship In 2012

Proenza Schouler Camera Case Bag. Treat yourself and your SLR with this adorable camera case/ bag (that also doubles as a cheeky evening clutch). 

Though some thought they heard the death knells of the It Bag last year, we think they were mistaken. It's true that…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 28, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

MAC Cosmetics Signs Beth Ditto

MAC has announced that it will collaborate on a limited-edition line of make-up with Beth Ditto. The singer - who yesterday attended John Paul Gaultier's couture show in Paris - is expected to attend this evening's Gala Sidaction Dîner de la Mode as a guest of MAC and Estée Lauder presidents John Demsey and Karen…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 27, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Art Deco trend in 2012

Graphics, geometric lines and abstract shapes can remind you of two things simultaneously – a high school mathematics class and the Art Deco period from the early 1930s. As the movement swept back onto the spring 2012 runways, so are we finding new ways to embrace it. 

It was a time in fashion when inanimate objects started influencing textile workers.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 27, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Northern Women In Chanel

Aside from the rustic styling of bonnets and milkmaid braids, lacework and peasant skirts, there’s more to be admired in this shoot starring Julia Hafstrom and Linnea Regnander.

First of all, it’s beautifully shot on European countryside by Peter Farago. Secondly, it’s epic.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 25, 2012 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

Sebastian Wahl's Kaleidescope Collages

Sebastian Wahl, Spirit Bird, 2010; original collage in resin on panel; Courtesy Gallery Hijinks



An intriguing collage exhibition has recently been on view in the art-booming Mission district of…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 25, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

At The Age Of

20s: Skin

Embrace it; you’re blessed with effortlessly glowing, supple skin so maintenance is the key. Sun protection is more important now than ever, so use a good sunscreen, preferably with zinc. Don’t rely on the SPF in your cosmetics (the chemical sunscreens that don’t offer enough…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 20, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Nicole Richie’s New Winter Kate Collection

Winter Kate is the new collection featured by Nicole Richie. And surprise…It is hitting stores soon, Bergdorf Goodman, Nieman Marcus, Nordstrom, Shopbop.com and many more, from the start of next month! The spring line-up is filled with her signature boho-chic…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 20, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Coffee-Table Books

Rita Ackermann

(Skira Rizzoli)

Ackermann, a Hungary-born artist set New York City’s art world on fire in the mid-’90s with her neo-expressionist, mixed-media collages that combined vibrant, almost violent oil paintings with accurate, reminiscent line drawings. Her evolving career was a perfect tribute, the reflective of her ever-evolving career pulls…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 19, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Skullcandy Inspired Earphones

These Skullcandy inspired earphones by Catherine Wong look like the joints of a human bone. But it’s not just the strange and stylish look that makes these items remarkable, these joints provide flexibility in adjusting the earphone for a perfect fit. Not only are they modern but at the same time there is no doubt that these earphones have a…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 19, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Supercar Evantra from Faralli & Mazzanti

Faralli and Mazzanti (F&M), the Italian car builder presented the render of its first mid-engined supercar the F&M Evantra. Implemented in a forceful style, the way the doors open unquestionably resembles the “Batmobile”

The Evantra (formerly dubbed Mugello) will be fashioned from either composite materials or…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 18, 2012 at 6:00 — 4 Comments

Contemporary Classicism - Kinuko Y. Craft

Kinuko Y. Craft is a graduate of the Kanazawa College of Art (Kanazawa Bijutsu Kōgei Daigaku). She has also studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where a continuation of her studies followed through in design and illustration. Minority of her earlier work was for the editorial and advertising…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 17, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Noah By Anouk Nitsche

Noah is inspired by the Mexican artist “Frida Kahlo”, whereby photographer Anouk Nitsche captures Noah in vibrant dresses and iridescent gems. Wearing pieces from labels such as Missoni, Just Cavalli and Miss Sixty styled by Patrycja Juraszczyk, Noah is a stunning vision in a rustic indoor setting. Red lips and floral hair accessories by beauty…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 17, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Bird Series By Kobi Levi

Designer Kobi Levi has created some weird but absolutely stunning high-heeled shoes disguised as birds. Levi has previously featured footwear which resembled inflatable sex dolls - undoubtedly causing a stir everywhere. His Bird series features toucans, swans and mallard ducks.…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 16, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

Hollywood's Stunning Doubles

ANNE AS JUDY

Those stunning big eyes, full lips and brunette waves, Anne Hathaway has drawn comparisons to Hollywood's Golden Era star Judy Garland. Even more uncanny, the 28-year-old can hold a tune with the best of them. You can have a look at her amazing rendition of Les Misérables' "On My Own" at this year's…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 16, 2012 at 6:00 — No Comments

14 Unsinkable Women - Mario Testino

Jennifer Aniston. From the September 2005 issue. Styled by Sarajane Hoare.



Photographer Mario Testino must have the best job in the world. He is one of the most sought-after celebrity and fashion photographers. Testino has photographed Princess Diana, Madonna, Angelina, Gwyneth and many, many more. The…

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Added by alexandra avgitidis on January 14, 2012 at 6:00 — 1 Comment


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