Recent Articles

Why prehistoric rock and bone might be the latest thing in contemporary jewelry design
Our new book Coveted looks at one New York jeweler reaching far back in time to move the medium forward
Published: Tuesday, 10 November 2020
The LA jeweler pairing wildlife with precious gems
Daniela Villegas brings coyotes, crabs and snakes to life in her jewelry, as our new book Coveted explains
Published: Thursday, 5 November 2020
Simon Doonan marks his birthday in style
The writer, TV personality and fashion authority goes for natural presents (rather than unnatural co-worker celebrations)
Published: Thursday, 5 November 2020
Simon Doonan shares his Zoom style tips with Page Six
Western shirts and the wise words of Iris Apfel are helping the author and fashion pro through the pandemic
Published: Tuesday, 6 October 2020
Putting together an autumn wardrobe? Here's how to truly be yourself
Simon Doonan, the fashion pro, professional contrarian and author of How to Be Yourself advises us all to dig deep and find our own personal style
Published: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
5 things we learned from a short chat with Sir Paul Smith
We just previewed our book Paul Smith in an online chat with the fashion legend. Here are a few things he said
Published: Tuesday, 29 September 2020
How a boyhood bike purchase inspired Paul Smith to find beauty in the details
In our book Paul describes how a teenage cycle upgrade led him to appreciate simple design finesse
Published: Tuesday, 15 September 2020
How Jony Ive inspired Paul Smith to be curious
The tech designer met Smith before joining Apple, and the two have remained mutual admirers ever since
Published: Friday, 11 September 2020
How Yves Saint Laurent inspired Paul Smith to show his love
In our book Paul describes commissioning perhaps the last, genuine YSL tuxedo for his supportive, loving wife
Published: Friday, 11 September 2020
How Dieter Rams inspired Paul Smith to be brave
The British designer admires the way the German minimalist managed to resist the allure of decoration
Published: Tuesday, 8 September 2020
How Christo and Jeanne-Claude inspired Paul Smith to believe in the unbelievable
The art duo’s audacious, site-specific works left a big impression on the British designer, as he explains in our new book
Published: Monday, 7 September 2020
Betak stages the perfect pandemic fashion show
The fashion show master moved everything to a field outside Paris, in a beautifully simple response to Covid-19
Published: Thursday, 20 August 2020
All you need to know about Paul Smith
In this bright new monograph, the legendary designer selects 50 objects that have influenced his 50-year-old brand
Published: Thursday, 13 August 2020


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