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ICARIUS is a new fascinating project focusing on male anatomy through the forms of art, fashion, technology and culture. Under the creative direction Icarius De Menezes of a special team of artists, photographers, stylists and make-up specialists give their own interpretation of the human body and its capabilities, through a totally different point of view. Except amazing editorial stories and dazzling short films, the project will also feature a selection of exclusive items coming online soon.

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Finally, the first ever advertising campaign from 3.1 Philip Lim. The campaign is set to launch in Spring Issues of Another, LOVE, Interview, The Gentlewoman and Vogue US. In addition the campaign can be seen online and at various outdoor locations during Fashion Week in New York and LA. In the brand's continuing efforts to link print with the online world – by downloading their 'Agent 3.1' app and scanning the adverts, viewers can access additional content surrounding the campaign and link directly to their online store. (North America only)

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Who better to inspire you for the year ahead than the one and only Grace Coddington. American Vogue’s legendary Creative Director knows that you have to walk apart from the crowd to really make your mark, and if there’s anyone to inspire tomorrow’s future fashion stylists, editors and entrepreneurs, it’s her.
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Nail art has evolved in leaps and bounds over the last few years. It’s not just a couple of coats of varnish anymore, endless choice is available at your fingertips. There are stickers, gels, foils, false talons and people who can paint intricate masterpieces across your nail. So what else can you possibly do with those ten fingers?

How about capping them with precious metal ornamented with spikes, horns, roses, lizzards, skulls and cobwebs from new label H&H. Designers, make-up artist Holly Silius and jewellery designer Hannah Warner, have taken the nail art fascination to the next level with a line of bespoke metal nails. Inspired by nature they have created solid metals nails that come in a range of tones from silver and gold to black and rose. Applied with nail glue and fibre these can be done at home and worn multiple times. Perfect for Wednesday night and a Edward Scissorhands take on Halloween perhaps or for making a statement with the simplest of outfits.

“I try to push the silhouette. To change the silhouette is to change the thinking of how we look. What I do is look at ancient African tribes, and the way they dress. The rituals of how they dress… There’s a lot of tribalism in the collections.” — Alexander McQueen

The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute in 2011, celebrate the late Alexander McQueen’s extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his Central Saint Martins postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation, which took place after his death in February 2010.

McQueen challenged and expanded the understanding of fashion beyond utility to a conceptual expression of culture, politics, and identity. His iconic designs constitute the work of an artist whose medium of expression was fashion.

– The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.


Loved for her imaginative and truly bonkers accessories, Fred Butler has nailed it again with a watch for Swatch. Joining forces with the watch giant, Butler’s kaleidoscopic Swatch watch is everything you’d expect from a designer whose spring/summer 2013 show saw models wearing gold metal plated bras adorned with white and blue plastic daisies and helmet-esqe hats that sported blue petals atop. Neon colours, stark white and a geometric shape make telling the time much more fun. It’s available from November 1st at Swatch flagships for £178.