Get Fit, Swim + Walk Down The Aisle In Norma Kamali Active SS/2014

For her Active SS/2014 collection, Norma Kamali took many factors into consideration than just fitness with a color palette of black, white + steel gray.  Beauty was achieved by her simple yet practical shapes while support was addressed with flattery + function.  Mesh inserts also played a big role in her designs by allowing the […]

Max Warsh’s Mixed Media Paintings Inspire Mandarin And Oriental’s Summer Collection

For summer, Mandarin And Oriental offers simple silhouettes with clever nuances, including the pants above with legs partly made of mesh fabric + the sleeveless dress below, with chiffon cutouts.  But it’s not surprising, as designer Peggy Tan found inspiration in the geometric decal patterned mixed media paintings by artist Max Warsh, by interpreting his vision of a modern […]

Daughter x Tate Britain on Wake up  + get swept away by Daughter‘s late night recital of ‘Smother’ at London’s Tate Museum.  Set within the Tate’s current ‘Ruin Lust‘ exhibition, mapping four centuries of art’s infatuation with the abandoned + the decaying, the one image below inspired the ‘Smother’ version you hear above.       […]

The ‘Madame’ Responsible For Emilio Pucci And Philippe Starck’s Sick Threesome With Kartell

Well, isn’t she just worth the indiscretion?  I mean look at her – could you ever go wrong with Pucci, Starck or Kartell!   The latest ‘Madame’ chair iteration was created for Salone del Mobile 2014 through a designer collaboration between Kartell, Emillio Pucci + Philippe Starck.  Called ‘Madame – World of Emilio Pucci Edition’, Pucci was to […]

How To Be Cuffed Ten Different Ways For Spring And Love It

1] PUFFA 3 PEARL CUFF by A’N’D + selected by Valery Demure is a modern tongue+cheek take on the pearl cuff featuring printed pearls on silk satin, backed with felt, Valery Demure  2] BRASS CARPEL BAND CUFF by MIESNOBIS is a cuff with a cut-out design that allows for different effects depending on how you wear it: on bare […]

Julian Schnabel: In The Course of Seven Days on It’s always nice to see how the ‘other half’ lives but it’s even more interesting when that ‘other half’ has talent, like artist Julian Schnabel.  Today, NOWNESS gives us a rare peek into the artist’s home studio, with Porfirio Munoz’s documentary ’In The Course of Seven Days’, currently […]

Tom Of Finland Postal Stamps Too Good To Actually Mail

What better way to celebrate an artist’s worldwide recognition than having their work on postal stamps, especially if it’s artist Touko Laaksonen (a.k.a Tom of Finland)?  Well that’s exactly what his native Finland did in creating commemorative stamps featuring Tom of Finland’s homoerotic BDSM drawings. Graphic designer Timo Barry had the challenging task of picking the right […]

Six Black And White Jumpsuits Perfect For Spring

1- This Black + White Short Jumpsuit by KAMENSKAKONONOVA is quite unique, with it’s black shorts + ‘white’ dress over it, cityblis 2- Another treasure from KAMENSKAKONONOVA is this Black Long Jumpsuit with relaxed fit trousers + ‘opened’ back just screams relaxed elegance 3– Even Zara understands the timeless allure of a good palm print as seen here in their […]