House of Cardin

How famous people start out in life is fascinating, all the more for the fact that it can sometimes offer few clues about what they become later in life. Pierre Cardin, a legend of French fashion and an international celebrity who has really earned his fame, is still working at 98 years of age. He […]

TAWD July 29, 2020

Canary in the Coal Mine

On Tuesday in London designer Vivienne Westwood suspended herself in a bird cage 10 feet in the air outside of a criminal court. Wearing a canary yellow suit, she was protesting Julian Assange’s potential extradition from Britain to the United States, where he’s been charged with conspiracy to hack government computers and espionage. “I am […]

TAWD July 26, 2020


This week, publishing veterans Dan Crowe and Matt Willey announced their plans to launch INQUE (pronounced “ink”), a large-format magazine dedicated to commissioning and publishing diverse global writing next to extraordinary art, design and photography and they’re doing it in a slightly unorthodox way. For starters, INQUE will not be beholden to advertisers, because it […]

TAWD July 24, 2020

YSL Does John Waters

John Waters is a the new face of Saint Laurent. The director, writer, actor and artist stars in the brand’s fall 2020 menswear ad campaign. Shot by creative director Anthony Vaccarello’s trusty photographer David Sims, he wears a sleek black tuxedo with a polka-dot cravat in the images. With his judgmental sneer, deep gaze into […]

TAWD July 23, 2020

Art =

What is art? The question has puzzled philosophers, historians, artists, and audiences as far back as the ancient Greeks and remains a topic of debate today, as the definition of art continues to expand and shift. Now Phaidan has published “Art =.” The nearly 500 page book provides a new starting point, encouraging readers to […]

TAWD July 18, 2020
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