Misquotations to quote during all those dinner party conversations (just don’t misquote the misquotations), animals you never knew existed, rare natural phenomenon and how to look great in photos. Plus in our weekend reads, the story behind the real-life Bling Ring and how Sarah Burton became fashion royalty. After the break, a fashioniser’s guide to the weekend.
Natalia Vodianova‘s acting debut (in a starring role) is finally getting a release outside of Russia, hitting French cinema’s on June 5. Belle du Seigneur looks to be one of those dramatic, intense films about a passion-fuelled love affair, starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers alongside Vodianova. You can see the trailer (a bit NSFW) after the break.
No matter where you are in the world, the weekend will soon be upon you. That means it’s time for our weekly round-up of entertaining tidbits, the things you need to know, the things you should see (just because) and some places to go if you get bored and feel like shopping at J.Crew, marvelling at a Monet, or getting dressed to impress for a…
Paul Smith and David Bowie? That sounds like a bit more old-school British cool than the world can handle. And yet, clashing music and fashion together, the two have collaborated to produce a special limited-edition red vinyl of Bowie’s The Next Day.
It’s been a week of the seeing juvenile made mature, time travelling rappers, long lost footage of the original bombshell and the acceptance of a new one. Oh and there’s that thing called Gatsby. Here’s everything you need to pass your Friday afternoon and need to know for the weekend ahead.
From the electro-pop of Daft Punk to another Lana Del Rey cover ballad, with some indie rock in between: here's what we're listening to this week.
Either people haven’t read The Great Gatsby, don’t get it, or just don’t care: the contradictory nature of all those opulent themed Gatsby parties being thrown right now. Plus, Audrey Hepburn’s much admired street style, and – post Met Gala – the question of punk-as-fashion. After the break, your round-up of things to see, do, read (and maybe even drink) this weekend.
The fact that the MET Gala was punk themed didn’t stop Katy Perry from avoiding the look altogether. Her wearing of Dolce & Gabbana pieces was exactly as the catwalk intended. Not so for Giovanna Battaglia, who opted for a golden crown of safety pins.