30 Jan 2011
Vogue Italia January 2011. Photography Steven Meisel. Styling Karl Templer
Dazed and Confused January 2011. Photography Kacper Kasprzyk. Styling Katie Shillingford
Vogue Paris January 2011. Photography Mario Sorrenti. Model Lara Stone
CANDY describes itself as 'the first fashion magazine ever completely dedicated to celebrating transvestism, transexuality, cross dressing and androgyny, in all its manifestations'. It has published some of the most gorgeous and exciting fashion editorials I have ever seen, and here is a selection below (photos from homotography). You can buy it here:
Scout Rose. Photography Xevi Muntane. Styling Jay Massacret
Photography Karim Sadli. Styling Robbie Spencer
Louis Trainor-Selwyn and Owen James in 'Black Magic' by Thomas Giddings
Callum Wilson in Lacroix couture. Photography Karim Sadli. Styling Robbie Spencer.
The Observer's New Review has developed a series which showcases the drawings of artist Matteo Pericoli, detailing the views from the windows of leading writers. This week, the widow of Jorge Luis Borges is reminded of him through the sensations he enjoyed in Buenos Aires. You can follow the series here
There is nothing I don't adore about Luca Guadagnino's amazing melodrama I Am Love and I was delighted to hear that the film had received an Oscar nomination for costume design. It has fast become one of my favourite films of all time due, in part, to the exacting attention to detail which meant that everything in the film, from the type-face to the costumes, was perfectly pitched. Here are a few stills, but definitely rent to film if you haven’t already seen it.
In this intriguing overview of his famous notion of the 'trace,' Derrida critiques the long-standing philosophical 'authority of the question' by examining the conditions for questioning itself.