The Obscure 1980s Jewish Rom-Com You Need to See

THE OBSCURE 1980S JEWISH ROM-COM YOU NEED TO SEE

“I know lots of famous writers, publishers and editors! I organise the most prestigious reading series in New York! Me!” cries exasperated...

Photographs Capturing the Wonders of Mid-Century Iraq

PHOTOGRAPHS CAPTURING THE WONDERS OF MID-CENTURY IRAQ

Who? Latif Al Ani , born in 1932, chronicled the everyday surroundings of mid-century Iraq at a time when the country was experiencing...

 
 
 
Ikebana Arrangements and Compelling Colour Palettes

IKEBANA ARRANGEMENTS AND COMPELLING COLOUR PALETTES

Purveyor and publisher of books both old and new, IDEA 's latest offering is a harmonious marriage of the two. Ikebana : An IDEA Book...

What Role Does Neon Play in Contemporary Culture?

WHAT ROLE DOES NEON PLAY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE?

Drive north away from the chaos of the Las Vegas Strip and you will find the Neon Museum, a gallery on a two-acre site which houses...

 
 
 
Decadent Objects to Give the Person Who Has Everything

DECADENT OBJECTS TO GIVE THE PERSON WHO HAS EVERYTHING

1. Majorcan Fan by Fern Fans The history of the hand fan is long and storied - and a little of that mythological complexity could go...

Introducing the Subversive New Designer You Need to Know

INTRODUCING THE SUBVERSIVE NEW DESIGNER YOU NEED TO KNOW

Who is it? Paris and London-based designer Ludovic de Saint Sernin Why do I want it? A small, perfectly formed collection of unisex...

 
 
 
Modern Meets Make-Believe at Chanel Métiers d'Art

MODERN MEETS MAKE-BELIEVE AT CHANEL MÉTIERS D'ART

Crouched on the northern banks of the Elbe river in Hamburg port, the Elbphilharmonie concert hall is a striking juxtaposition of old...

12 Beautiful Pieces of Jewellery to Give

12 BEAUTIFUL PIECES OF JEWELLERY TO GIVE

1. Tassled Earrings by Louis Vuitton Designed to be worn hooked over the top of the ear - much like a pair of Christmas ornaments for...

 
 
 
“Colour is Life”: A Candid Conversation With Joel Meyerowitz

“COLOUR IS LIFE”: A CANDID CONVERSATION WITH JOEL MEYEROWITZ

There's an element of magic, a certain ethereal candour that emanates from the work of Joel Meyerowitz. It could be the light, the...

David Lynch's Book of Nudes is as Mysterious as You'd Expect

DAVID LYNCH'S BOOK OF NUDES IS AS MYSTERIOUS AS YOU'D EXPECT

David Lynch has always been fascinated by the human body and its myriad forms - from the physical perfection embodied by Dorothy Vallens...

 
 
 
Nan Goldin's Powerful Homage to Her Surrogate Family

NAN GOLDIN'S POWERFUL HOMAGE TO HER SURROGATE FAMILY

“The instant of photographing, instead of creating distance, is a moment of clarity and emotional connection for me,” said Nan Goldin...

The Landmark Erotic Fragrance that Changed the Perfume World

THE LANDMARK EROTIC FRAGRANCE THAT CHANGED THE PERFUME WORLD

70 years since its creation, Robert Piguet 's perfume Fracas retains its mystique. Still described by perfumers as the game-changing...

 
 
 
Give the Gift of Beauty This Christmas

GIVE THE GIFT OF BEAUTY THIS CHRISTMAS

1. Bloom by Gucci The first fragrance made under the watchful eye - and discerning nose - of Alessandro Michele, Gucci Bloom is an...

Amazing and Absurd Photographs of Life in Arizona

AMAZING AND ABSURD PHOTOGRAPHS OF LIFE IN ARIZONA

“I'm an observer of the eccentricities of life... the exotic of the mundane,” celebrated British photographer David Hurn said in a...

 
 
 
Seven Ways to Wear Fluff, Fuzz and Hair This Winter

SEVEN WAYS TO WEAR FLUFF, FUZZ AND HAIR THIS WINTER

Add texture to your winter look in two shakes of a lamb's tail by throwing on a coat, hat or scarf made from shearling, faux fur or...

The Brand Bringing Traditional Techniques to Modern Women

THE BRAND BRINGING TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES TO MODERN WOMEN

Who is it? London-based label Kepler Why do I want it? Beautiful handmade clothing which combines traditional garment-making techniques...

 
 
 
Ten Magnificent Books to Add to Your Christmas List

TEN MAGNIFICENT BOOKS TO ADD TO YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST

1. Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography by Susan Bright, published by Aperture In the age of social media, food photography...

Loewe Presents Enchanting Images from 20th Century Ceylon

LOEWE PRESENTS ENCHANTING IMAGES FROM 20TH CENTURY CEYLON

Lionel Wendt only came to photography in the latter half of his short life. Born in 1900 in Colombo, Wendt first trained as a lawyer...

 
 
 
The Accessory Gifts to Give This Christmas

THE ACCESSORY GIFTS TO GIVE THIS CHRISTMAS

1. Velvet Bag by J.W. Anderson The ‘it' accessory for followers of J.W. Anderson's slightly off-key creations, the Pierce bag is emblematic...

A Love Letter to Kyiv, Ukraine's Flourishing Fashion Capital

A LOVE LETTER TO KYIV, UKRAINE'S FLOURISHING FASHION CAPITAL

There's something about Kyiv , the capital of a country I have never personally visited but heard about every other day since working...

 
 
 



Nike's Upcoming Air VaporMax Honors Silhouette's OG Colorway

Nike's Upcoming Air VaporMax Honors Silhouette's OG Colorway

Back in October, we got a sneak peek at a familiar looking color-scheme on Nike's latest Air VaporMax , and now we've got the full details. The upcoming iteration, dressed in... Read more ...

Big Changes Are in Store for New York Fashion Week

Big Changes Are in Store for New York Fashion Week

There's some major changes coming to New York Fashion Week. As WWD reports, men's and women's shows will no longer function as completely separate events; from February 5 to... Read more ...

Readers Choice Awards 2017: Tools

Readers Choice Awards 2017: Tools

Megan Adams Thousands of votes were cast to determine your top pro-beauty pics-a whopping 266 of them-for Launchpad's 14th-annual Readers Choice Awards. Here are all of your... Read more ...

Various Lookbooks/Catalogs

Various Lookbooks/Catalogs

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Barneys' Designer Sale Now Up to 60% Off

Barneys' Designer Sale Now Up to 60% Off

Barneys Designer Sale: Now Up to 60% Off Barneys New York takes its Designer Sale into hyperdrive with up to 60% off. Now's the perfect time to revisit the fall-winter 2017... Read more ...

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson's Pregnant Girlfriend Lauren Hashian Once...

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson's Pregnant Girlfriend Lauren Hashian Once Auditioned to Be in TLC

Girl group material? Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Hashian, just announced that their expecting their second child... Read more ...

Readers Choice Awards 2017: Makeup

Readers Choice Awards 2017: Makeup

Megan Adams Thousands of votes were cast to determine your top pro-beauty pics-a whopping 266 of them-for Launchpad's 14th-annual Readers Choice Awards. Here is your favorite... Read more ...

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Various Editorials

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TEALER Goes Big on Branding for Fall/Winter 2017

TEALER Goes Big on Branding for Fall/Winter 2017

After hitting America in style , self-proclaimed "number one streetwear Frenchwear" brand TEALER returns with its Fall/Winter 2017 collection. TEALER's new range mashes up the... Read more ...

Raven Gates' BFF Tia Booth Is One of the Contestants on Season 22 of 'The...

Raven Gates' BFF Tia Booth Is One of the Contestants on Season 22 of 'The Bachelor'

Wanna be on The Bachelor? Well, it helps if your BFF already competed on the show! Raven Gates, who appeared on Nick Viall's season of the hit... Read more ...