A Warhol Facebook Profile Makeover

A Warhol Facebook Profile Makeover

November 14th, 2012 | Fashion, Internet, Merchandising, Pop Art

To celebrate the NARS Andy Warhol Holiday Collection, NARS launches a new Facebook application that allows beauty fans to achieve their very own “15 minutes” of fame by making over their Facebook Profile and Cover photos, inspired by the new collection. NARS Andy Warhol Collection… Read More

Dresses that hid Frida Kahlo’s pain come to light

Dresses that hid Frida Kahlo’s pain come to light

September 30th, 2012 | Fashion, Mexico, Shows

The colorful dresses of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo will go on display for the first time in November after being kept hidden from public view for 50 years at the request of her husband, acclaimed muralist Diego Rivera. Curators of the Kahlo’s “Blue House” in… Read More

Subculture Films – 60 Years of Rebel Fashion

Subculture Films – 60 Years of Rebel Fashion

September 28th, 2012 | Documentaries, England, Fashion, Music, Subculture

Subculture Films, a new documentary series celebrating British subcultures, reminds us what happened when fashion, music and mutliculturalism collide. Subculture Films is a unique project, documenting the evolution of street style, music and counter culture over the last 60 years. From the original Mods and… Read More

Impressionism and Fashion at the Musée d’Orsay

Impressionism and Fashion at the Musée d’Orsay

September 24th, 2012 | Fashion, Impressionism, Shows

Impressionism and Fashion join hands at the Musée d’Orsay until 20 January 2013. Although the Impressionists continued to capture on canvas the constantly changing natural world, their revolutionary contribution was not limited to painting landscapes. Their sharp observation also made them sensitive to urban change… Read More

Deathly Stills: The Dark Dark World of Guy Bourdin

Deathly Stills: The Dark Dark World of Guy Bourdin

September 16th, 2012 | Fashion, France, Photography, Videos

“This maverick French photographer was no stranger to controversy both in his work and private life, and he singlehandedly changed the face of fashion advertising due to his uncompromising and highly innovative style,” writes WFMU. Working for French Vogue from 1955 to 1987 where he… Read More

ikono special: Best of Salvador Dali

ikono special: Best of Salvador Dali

September 13th, 2012 | Fashion, Spain, Surrealism, Videos

“Nightmare swimwear by Salvador Dali” shows surrealist painter/artists Salvador Dali standing with two models wearing Dali’s bizarre swimsuit designs in 1965. It’s the latest addition to our collection of obscure Salvador Dali entries on this blog. This one comes from the Fashion Archive’s very own… Read More

Gallery Girls – Reality TV enters Art World

Gallery Girls – Reality TV enters Art World

August 13th, 2012 | Fashion, Galleries, TV, USA

Bravo’s “Gallery Girls” is a docu-series that follows the lives of seven dynamic and ambitious young women in New York City who tackle the cutthroat environment of the art world while vying for their dream jobs. From gallery openings and art shows to the hottest… Read More

The future of T-shirt graphics

The future of T-shirt graphics

Whether you’re an advocate for design, graffiti, skate, street or urban, the T-shirt is the singular identifying uniform speaking the voice of youth culture. T-world is dedicated to the past, present and future of the T-shirt industry. From 4 November to 11 December 2011, the… Read More

Fashion Trend – Put A Bird On It!

Fashion Trend – Put A Bird On It!

July 6th, 2012 | Fashion, Satire

Ok, hipsters, what is it with all those birds? All the fashion people are crazy about birds now, there are birds everywhere at the Berlin Fashion Week 2012 and even Saatchi just “Put a bird on it”. “Birds are everywhere this season in both fashion… Read More

Fashion and art at the cultural olympiad

Fashion and art at the cultural olympiad

June 11th, 2012 | Design, England, Fashion, Sports

Mary Katrantzou and Nicholas Kirkwood are among the designers to collaborate with artists for the cultural arm of the Olympics in London this summer. If you think that the relationship between fashion and the Olympics begins and ends with that Stella McCartney designed kit, think… Read More

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