How 5 Fabulous Seniors Prove Style Doesn’t Age

Barbara Chapman, Advanced Style: Advanced Style: Older & Wiser, Ari Seth Cohen, powerHouse Books, cause and yvette

As Yves Saint Laurent once said, “Fashions fade, style is eternal”. Nothing rings truer when it comes to these seniors found inside the pages of Ari Seth Cohen’s book ‘Advanced Style: Older & Wiser’, published by powerHouse Books. Your mind will be blown by their personal style. But what makes them real “standouts” is their […]

Naked In Times Square To Promote Body Positivity

Body Notes, cause and yvette

(NSFW – Strong nudity) Your naked body by itself is sometimes weird upon observation, so imagine showing it to a bunch of strangers, for the sake of art?! Well, last Friday, I did just that. I participated in an art project that was both liberating and exhilarating! If you were in the Times Square area […]

Here’s a video discussing fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes who Anthony Vaccarrello recently mentioned as an inspiration for his Fall 2014 collection.  Tony perfectly captured the glamour + excess of the Eighties, granting him jobs with elite fashion labels including Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel + Versace.  Look at how perfect he made his subject’s imperfections look.  Unfortunately, he […]

Let’s Commemorate Bastille Day With That Other French Revolution Won By The Americans – ‘Versailles ’73’

This Sunday, marks the anniversary of Bastille Day, the day citizens victoriously stormed the Paris Bastille in 1789, at the outset of the French Revolution + what better way to commemorate this revolution than remembering another kind of French revolution.  This one however, took place in Versailles 1973 + it was the American fashion designers that victoriously stormed […]

Saint Laurent’s Newest Rock Star Ad Campaign

Saint Laurent is no stranger to dressing musicians, as the house styled Mick + Bianca Jagger for their St. Tropez nuptials back in 1971.  This time around, designer Hedi Slimane is dressing the likes of Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth, Courtney Love, Ariel Pink + Marilyn Manson, for Saint Laurent’s newest ad campaign, wearing pieces styled by […]