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.
Cara Delevingne’s look from the MET Gala‘s Punk: Chaos to Couture opening could be described as something of a Morticia Addams one were it not for the padlocked, mesh clutch bag she had in hand. All plunge and studs, the model took to the Gala’s red carpet decked out in Burberry.
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Safety pins, piercings and studs. This year’s MET Gala was a punk laden affair, all in the name of the The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s spring 2013 exibition, Punk: Chaos to Couture. And from that formula of iconic punk elements, Sienna Miller opted for studs and a pierced-up ear wrap. Appearing on the Gala’s red carpet with partner Tom Sturridge, Burberry…
The opening of a new Dolce & Gabbana boutique is sure to be a lavish and lace-filled affair. Such was the case at yesterday’s 5th Avenue Flagship Boutique opening party, at which stars of the music, film and fashion industries gathered. The great Italian arias could be heard wafting through the space, courtesy of Metropolitan Opera singers Matthew Polenzani and Ellie Dehn, while the other…