Hiro obituary | Fashion photography

[ad_1] The biggest surprise in pictures by the photographer Hiro from the 1960s and 70s isn’t their unprecedented imagery, but that those images were hand-crafted from photography’s primary elements. He used light adjusted to the millimetre, especially to cast famous faces into shadow; calibrated shutter speed to the millisecond; and employed colour filters, multiple exposures … Read more

How Kacey Musgraves divorced ‘the revenge dress’ | Fashion

[ad_1] Has the pandemic killed off the “revenge dress”? This week, Kacey Musgraves teased her new album and short film Star-Crossed. The releases come after her divorce and there are deep echoes of Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Billed as a “tragedy told in three acts”, the film uses fashion to tell her breakup story, but there is … Read more

‘An afterthought’: why do specs companies ignore the black community? | Fashion

[ad_1] The women behind the first company to make glasses specifically for black faces says the eyewear industry treats the black community as an “afterthought”. Kimeze was launched by sisters Clare and Christina Kimeze in London last month after being frustrated with the lack of glasses that properly fit the faces of members of the … Read more

Phenomenal facial hair: are you ready for the circle beard and double moustache? | Men’s hair

[ad_1] Name: Improbable facial hair trends. Age: As long as there has been facial hair, there has been improbable facial hair. Appearance: Improbable. Oh, here we go. Time to judge some people for their personal taste again. That sounds like an unfair assumption. But that’s what you’re going to do, isn’t it? Mock people for … Read more

‘He’s a star, Gap is benefiting from that’: will Kanye West save the clothing giant? | Fashion

[ad_1] The Gap has released the second item from its collaboration with Kanye West’s Yeezy label. A black puffer called a “go round” jacket, which the rapper wore at the Balenciaga couture show, follows the electric blue puffer jacket which went on sale in June. Insiders are hoping that the collaboration will reverse the fortunes … Read more

Tiffany solicits help of Beyoncé and Jay-Z to draw younger buyers – will it backfire? | Fashion

[ad_1] Beyoncé has become the first black woman to wear the famous yellow Tiffany diamond, in the jewelry company’s latest attempt to rebrand itself for a younger, more diverse audience. The musician sports the “priceless” 128.54-carat stone alongside husband Jay-Z in a new ad campaign for Tiffany & Co. Beyoncé is the fourth woman, and … Read more

‘I opened it and I just started laughing’: the pitfalls of pandemic shopping | Australian lifestyle

[ad_1] When Sam Bowker and his partner moved into their new rental, they planned to buy a couch the same way they usually did – with a trip down to the local op-shop. But Covid-19 scuppered this. The Salvation Army was no longer offering delivery services, so after a couple of drinks one evening, Bowker … Read more