BeautyThis week, Public School fashion designers Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow presented the brand’s Pre-Fall 2016 collection in Dubai. Here, they talk about what inspired the pieces, how they selected Dubai, why they still love New York City and more.
Art & DesignFor W’s September 2015 issue, fashion photographer Alex Prager captured the legendary fashion designer Giorgio Armani in his new museum, the Armani Teatro in Milan. Go behind the scenes of the photo shoot here.
BeautyHavana, Cuba, is picture-perfect, but there’s more to the city than meets the eye. Go behind the scenes of “Viva Cuba” with models Adriana Lima and Joan Smalls, W’s Fashion and Style Director Edward Enninful, and Photographer Alasdair McLellan as they explore the city in style for W’s September 2015 issue
FashionMusician Sarah Ruba, who recently launched a solo act, stars in a short film inspired by the movie The Passenger by Michelangelo Antonioni. Video by Hans Neumann.
FashionIn Riyadh, the Arts and Skills Institute is Saudi Arabia's first fashion school and where ambitious young designers work towards a college degree and a yearly exhibition. Directed by Marian Lacombe.
FashionSaudi fashion is more than the abaya. Travel to a fashion photo shoot in Riyadh where the models come from abroad, but the designer and the photographer are both Saudi. Directed by Marian Lacombe.
TravelIt’s true that he now lives in New York, but Dr. John—born Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.—remains a New Orleans original, no matter where he hangs his familiar snap-brim fedora. The pianist and singer-songwriter was raised in the Mid-City neighborhood and got his start playing studio sessions and French Quarter strip joints. His music, a mash-up of rhythm and blues, rock and hoodoo funk, is deeply anchored in the city’s musical past.
TravelFive dozen women tart up in fishnet stockings and glitter lipstick in their free time as members of the Big Easy Rollergirls. Split into teams with such names as the Crescent Wenches and the StoryVillains (a play on Storyville, New Orleans’s old red-light district), they dish out trouble in full-contact, flat-track Roller Derby competitions to benefit local charities.
TravelAfter Katrina, approximately 50,000 pets were left to fend for themselves when their owners were forced to flee their homes. Existing animal welfare groups saved more than 20,000 of them, but a month after the storm, ongoing need led to the founding of a new organization, Animal Rescue New Orleans.