Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari for New York Magazine

Curator: Lotta Nieminen
date: November 27, 2014
Categories: Art, Photography
Tags: Fashion, Photography

This New York Magazine story came out last February, but I keep coming back to it. Artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari (the powerhouse duo behind Toilet Paper Magazine) teamed up to deliver this joyous shoot of standout Spring/Summer 2014 ready-to-wear and accessories.

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"The Collecteur" is Fashion Still Life with Personality

Curator: TRÜF
date: October 6, 2014
Categories: Art, Photography
Tags: Fashion, Photography
I recently saw this Instagram as one of “five to follow” in T Magazine under fashion things, and I immediately fell in love with the quirky images and unique idea to curate and style high-fashion items like shoes, bags, clothing, and jewelry into avant garde still-life images.
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The Paintings That Inspired Daniel Palillo's Spring/Summer Collection

Curator: Dan Blackman
date: September 15, 2014
Categories: Art
Tags: art, Fashion, painting
Artist Daniel Palillo
Last month while visiting friends in Helsinki, I had the pleasure of briefly meeting artist and fashion designer Daniel Palillo, who’s show "Paintings About the Fashion World" was recently on view at The Hole gallery in New York City. 
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Me Likey Nike's Women's Collection Preview Dreamland

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 11, 2014
Categories: Environmental Design, Product Design
Tags: Fashion, interior design
Imagine if all retail stores were as unique as this? This technicolor beaut is for the new Nike Women's Collection Fall season preview, unfortunately not a permanent space (though we can console ourselves with these lovely photos).
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"Women in Clothes," Real Women on the Why Behind What They Wear

Curator: Rodrigo Corral
date: September 5, 2014
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Illustration
Tags: books, Fashion
You can take the title at its word. "Women in Clothes," the new book out by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton (and 639 others), is quite literally about the clothes women wear. 

Beyond the cover illustration by Shapton, the concept of the book is just so good. It’s about getting dressed and the decisions women make when they perform this act. The content is based on responses to surveys from a huge group of women, and there’s nothing obvious, trendy or cliché about what they say. It was designed to expose why women wear, not what they wear, and it does just that.  
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