Kate Moss + Mario Sorrenti, New Book at Phaidon

Flashback to the mid-nineties and a new wave of creative expression was simmering, and Kate Moss and Mario Sorrenti, then a young couple, was on the forefront of an evolving fashion movement that transformed fashion runways and photography internationally.

Kate Moss by Mario Sorrenti, 1993 Calvin Klein, Obsession

Kate Moss by Mario Sorrenti, 1993, Calvin Klein, Obsession

Androgynous and unisex fashion and fragrances emerged, minimalist, grunge, and heroin chic offered a style backlash to the abundance of glamour trickling over from the overindulged 80s. Opposites clashed—supermodels with healthy body types, once considered the personification of beauty now looked cartoonish compared to the dirty realism of the ‘waif’ and the controversial ‘heroin chic’ -termed style that Moss typified during this era.

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The Family Place announces Partners Card

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve written about The Family Place and its annual Partners Card week-long shopping extravaganza over the last ten years, too many, but always with fervour and a frenzy that equates its philanthropic M.O—and this year is no exception.

The Family Place, Partners Card co-chairs, Tierney Kaufman Hutchins, Max Trowbridge, Julian Leaver, Leigh Danley

Tierney Kaufman Hutchins, Max Trowbridge, Julian Leaver, Leigh Danley

This week The Family Place announced Leigh Danley, Tierney Kaufman Hutchins and Julian Leaver, as the 2018 co-chairs of Partners Card. A triple threat, this bundle of energy is challenged to raise $1M+ across the Dallas metroplex through The Family Place’s signature fundraiser.

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Sunny Daze in Floral Fashion

An abundance of floral fashion is blossoming for spring and summer, beckoning a refreshing selection of styles for your wardrobe as invitations to garden parties and summer-weddings arrive.

For me, the silhouette of a dress is always the starting point, a halter-neck, maxi, off the shoulder, body-con, tunic, kaftan, cinched-waist, mini, or slip. Each style symbolises the mood of the moment and the beginning of the story.

Blushing floral fashion party

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CFDA Awards: The Rise of the Influencer – Kim Kardashian

An abundance of fashion aficionados and celebrated celebrities adorned in heavenly gowns sauntered down the red carpet Monday evening for the annual Met Gala’s exhibition opening for, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” In particular, one golden goddess wearing a Versace chainmail gown embellished with crucifixes looked less ethereal, and more like the eternal influencer: Kim Kardashian.

Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner

Sisters, Kylie Jenner in Alexander Wang, Kim Kardashian in Versace, Kendall Jenner in Off-White at the 2018 Met Gala.

Just announced, Kim Kardashian will be honoured at the upcoming CFDA Awards on June 4 as the first recipient of the CFDA Influencer Award.

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MTV RE:DEFINE Rocks NorthPark Center

The MTV RE:DEFINE art auction and gala rocked CenterPark Garden at NorthPark Center as the seventh iteration raised over $2.2 million, benefiting Dallas Contemporary and MTV Staying Alive Foundation.

MTV RE:DEFINE Joyce Goss, Kenny Goss, Maxine Trowbridge, Peter Doroshenko, Georgia Arnold

Joyce Goss, Kenny Goss, Maxine Trowbridge, Peter Doroshenko, Georgia Arnold

Fashion and art coalesced perfectly at MTV RE:DEFINE, with stylish ensembles, decked out on every guest as they canvassed the silent auction artworks during the cocktail reception, which was held beneath the gigantic steel, wood and aluminium sculpture, “Five Hammering Men” by Jonathan Borofsky.

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Memorable Moments at Dallas Art Fair as it Celebrates a Tenth Anniversary

In celebratory commendation, the tenth iteration of Dallas Art Fair will once again garner attention from galleries and attendees from across the globe. With one hundred exhibitors in situ, at the familiar mid-century warehouse space: Fashion Industry Gallery, aka f.i.g., loyal legions of art patrons will descend upon the downtown arts district to peruse works of art represented from almost thirty cities to include, Antwerp, Bogotá, Brussels, Dubai, Florence and Tokyo.

At Dallas Art Fair - Genieve Figgis, Secret Lovers, 2018

At Dallas Art Fair: Genieve Figgis, Secret Lovers, 2018, acrylic on canvas, 39” x 31”, courtesy of the artist and Half Gallery

In these past ten years, the fair has transformed from its early days has a long dilatory weekend excursion, to a weeklong of artistic and cerebral debauchery: previews, exhibition openings, tours, conversations, and galas. To wit, no longer for the fainthearted—only the stealthiest, wealthiest, and most chic of art collectors can penetrate the VIP roster of festivities and survive in triumph.

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