As Scarlett Johansson hits Selfridges, London today it's only fitting we ask her for some London tips. We discover Scarlett's must-see places and what she'd do if she was Mayor for the day. Read Swide's exclusive interview with Scarlett here.
If you think inflated plastic design is child's play, then think again. Blown up objects are back in art, design and architecture, and no-one's planning to deflate them anytime soon...
No. 244 in a limited series - refuse the picture postcard look with a holiday wardrobe that features retro prints.
They we were thinking it was just our shoulders that were supposed to be at right angles. Then we spotted Vogue Italia's recent beauty shoot and we realized make-up had to follow suit too.
Although you may think that fashion is all about pondering the exact shade of black there are occasions (besides sample sales) when we must move at the speed of light. Welcome to the world of e commerce.
Although we assumed models such as Noah Mills were heaven sent from a far off galaxy called hunk, the truth is (spoiler alert!) that male models have a human story of discovery too. Swide traces Noah rise to super stardom.
No.233 in a limited series - Paris in the springtime was just an excuse quite frankly to go shopping.
The online premiere of Sally Potter’s star-studded ode to the fashion world, RAGE will hit the virtual world in September. Jude Law as a mysterious celebrity supermodel, and Judi Dench as jaded fashion critic - this we have to see.
If your idea of applying make-up is a quick swipe of lip gloss, then this is the video for you. Dolce & Gabbana have just added to their new make-up line with, The Night Collection, a new range of products that brings evening glamour back. We delve into its box of tricks.
If you've always wanted to join the mile high club but lacked the inclination or first class seats to get you in the mood, we've found just the ticket.
Mika appears to be a busy boy, telling his twitter followers - its official the next 12 months is all about outer space. By this we assume he of course he means promoting his new album and not moving to America and studying aliens like Robbie Williams...
No.232 in a limited series - much as we love caftans and bikinis, too much of a good thing can bore anyone. Opt for a holiday in multiple weather zones for maximum wardrobe versatility.
For those of you planning a world trip, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has thoughtfully just added 13 new sites to its list of cultural must-sees proving there is more to travel than Saint Tropez.
In our new Click Have video series we literally zoom in on the forthcoming pieces to invest in, taking you on a virtual visual journey to discover the fall's cult pieces.
It would appear that a summer holiday is not enough in glamour land. A growing trend in circles exhausted by life down the glitter face is to opt for a week's break prior to their official holiday. You have to be kidding?!
Although we assumed models such as Tyson were heaven sent from a far off galaxy called hunk, the truth is (spoiler alert!) that male models have a human story of discovery too. Swide traces Tyson's rise to super stardom.
Summer's here, the yacht is waiting and so time to celebrate with some colour. Vogue Russia is our inspiration this week as their recent beauty shoot outlines the colour palette of the season.
A short flight from Atlanta to Baltimore for A.C. Milan coach Leonardo and his players - who turn the trip into an opportunity for a bit of well-earned fun.
When we heard the words 'Madonna' and 'celebration' we wondered if there was a new yoga pose or Brazilian model we should look out for. Even better however is the news that Madonna is set to release a new greatest-hits album.
No.231 in a limited series - to quote Rocky and of course this Dolce & Gabbana pre-fall 2009 sweatshirt - "there ain't going to be rematch". Life is much the same so ensure you're moment in the ring is a stylish one.
In Swide's Meet The Bloggers series we interview the super bloggers to ask them what life is really like in the blogasphere. This week's star is Foxyman who hails from Melbourne, Australia.
Although we assumed supermodels landed on earth from a far off galaxy called supermodel planet, the truth is (spoiler alert!) that supermodels do have a human story of discovery too. Swide traces Claudia Schiffer's rise to super stardom.
We realize holiday packing tends to focus only on duty-free shopping lists but when you've done the vodka and with the trashy magazines, snuggle up with a DVD and a holiday romance.
Tennis, tattoos, joking with friends and a spot of vanity - the AC Milan midfielder reveals all to Swide.com.
Continuing on our quest for the perfect holiday playlist and more importantly attempting to rid ourselves of running the risk of listening to cheesy classics in the sun, Swide is bringing you the music to download now.
Actor Hugh Dancy poses as Oscar Wilde in the latest issue of BlackBook magazine and explains why, in his opinion, the writer is remarkable.
No.230 in a limited series - if you're need of some star power, think beyond the obvious silver and gold. Green will ensure you stand-out not decorate.
Forthcoming science fiction film produced by Peter Jackson tells the story of alien refugees landing in South Africa. Coupled with the success of White Wedding, is it time for the county's cinema to take its place in the sun?
Much as we love being prepared for every occasion it's time to face the facts ladies, we're not Boy Scouts. There's no need to pack a sleeping bag for a day at the office. Opt for some ladylike glamour instead with this new Dolce & Gabbana refined handbag.
Although we assumed supermodels landed on earth from a far off galaxy called supermodel planet, the truth is (spoiler alert!) that supermodels do have a human story of discovery too. Swide traces Naomi Campbell's rise to super stardom.
In front of American journalists Oguchi Onyewu held his first press conference as a Rossoneri player at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Swide discovers what makes him tick.
Destination Atlanta: Time out and relaxation for the AC Milan player.
Described as Goodfellas meets The Godfather by Uncut, Mesrine tells the story of the mythical French gangster Jacques Mesrine.
A drawback to mixing with A-listers is that sooner or later the desire to live an equally lavish lifestyle will hit home (or the rented studio). When this happens there's only one solution, an office lottery ticket.
No.227 in a limited series - leave the office treadmill and opt to see a different type of race.
Ever since Swide featured Chanel Iman's internship at Teen Vogue and Kanye West at Gap, we've kept a close eye on fashion's internships. Still unsure as to why being locked in a fashion cupboard is more coveted than a year traveling, we investigate the phenomena further.
If you're sat thinking what to have for dinner read an average day in the life of an A.C. Milan player instead. Shopping downtown, and press conference for new player Oguchi Onyewu...just an average day really.
Introducing himself to a generation that's yet to hear of the Fugees, (and could help perhaps explain the pose above), Wyclef is offering fans the option to download tracks from his forthcoming album directly from his blog.
British pop has a new It girl and she's called VV Brown. With rehab the destination of choice for many of our heroines, we're excited to find a control freak ruling the charts. Download her for your summer play list now.
No.226 in a limited series - not you of course. Ensure the audience instead is green with envy not only for your seats, but for your style too.
Deciding that the only realistic way to ensure a swift US economic recovery is through a rebranding scheme, the redesign of the iconic US Dollar began - Swide takes a look at the options.
It's more 1980's excess, as Dazed & Confused feature model Hana Soukopova shot by Jason Kibbler and styled by Karen Langley in an homage to Dutch designer Maria Blaisse.
As Swide continues on A.C Milan's summer tour - we Interview the club's chief fitness coach to discover how the team is handling their US Tour and why working out on sand is our our new favorite workout tip.
Last week Dolce & Gabbana opened up its doors to the party set as it transformed itself into a club for one night only. Plus the occasion gave rise to our latest discovery, how to be in two places at once. Click here to find out how...
No.225 in a limited series - opt for a futuristic look to suit your cityscape.
In our new Click Have video series we literally zoom in on the forthcoming pieces to invest in, taking you on a virtual visual journey to discover the fall pieces only a click away.
This new exhibition at London's Photographer's Gallery celebrates men in fashion photography. Focusing on the career of a stylist rather than a photographer, this is the first exhibition devoted to the groundbreaking British menswear stylist Simon Foxton.
Celebrating its 13th anniversary, Vogue Korea has opted for a supermodel party for it's July issue. Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova, and Claudia Schiffer headline the issue entitled Super Big 3.
Cast aside your preconceptions that Milan is sitting back with a glass of Prosecco whilst reading Vogue Italia. The Global Language Monitor’s annual survey released today reveals Milan has ended New York's five-year reign as the world's top fashion city. Swide finds out more.
The Rossoneri’s final day in California - and it starts early. Swide reveals what the Milan players get up to on their final day in L.A before they move on to Atlanta. See the backstage pictures and get all the gossip by clicking here.
Our post's title is is not actually referring to the fact Sophie is looking ever so precarious perched up on stage at the U.K's recent T4 festival, but rather it's July and Sophie's fashion forward pre-fall D&G outfit appears to have fast forwarded the weather too.
No.224 in a limited series - As much he enjoyed the thrill of the chase he was content to conduct his chasing off the pitch and in the club bar.
With 80's sequels a hot topic in Hollywood right now author Bret Easton Ellis is hoping a film version of his new book will reunite the cast of his first novel and controversial film, Less Than Zero.
You know you've made it when you're invited to The White House for a tour - we snoop around Obama's new home courtesy of John Legend.
Monday's friendly match between A.C Milan and L.A team Galaxy was played out in front of 27.000 spectators to a warm reception. Swide heads into the locker room to discover what went on in the minds of the players.
Forget super yachts this summer and indulge in a journey with more charm on the Ariete Primo, a tug boat that's traveled the oceans of the world.
If you're bored of the high street and an everyday color palette, this coming fall will offer a burst of creativity from a selection of designers including Dolce & Gabbana who are determined to keep fashion in the spotlight for all the right reasons.
While the rest of us are still sweating it out in the office, actress Eva Mendes strolls around Portofino with quite possibly the most stylish tour guides designers around - Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce.
We're literally printing our shopping lists as we flick through the new August issues. New shoes, new coat, new bag and of course a dash of va va vroom.
Milan’s football stars are captured arriving at the Home Depot Center ahead of their first match with Galaxy. The football star’s outfits have been personally designed by designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. We take a peek at their journey so far.
It's Monday and while the rest of the world are having bad hair days and applying concealer on planet beautiful they wake up that way. Swide headed to London to take a peek at the cool crowd.
In need of an Eighties fix backstage at the recent menswear shows, we found male models willing to sing a few lines from the infamous song...
This weekend Madonna shot a new video at Dolce & Gabbana's Metropol theatre in Milan. Earlier in the week Madonna asked fans to send in their pictures for an opportunity to star alongside her...
No.221 in a limited series - an early evening cocktail and an English country garden. Let the merriment begin.
Refreshingly looking like a Hollywood heroine rather than Hollywood tabloid fodder - Lindsay shows the world what she's capable of as Spanish Vogue's latest cover star.
When you need a restaurant recommendation faster than a guide book, try Twitter. For some curious reason, people love to tweet their food tips and we've rounded up the week's culinary hot picks.
If you walked past a dry-cleaners and saw a t-shirt from Madonna's after show party hanging up in the window, would the thought of pretending to be the owner ever cross your mind...?
Whilst you're sipping a cocktail by the pool spare a thought for the world's leading soccer players, who continue to work the pitch in search of that elusive win. Swide plans to exclusively follow Milan football team's 2009 Summer Tour bringing you unseen footage and revealing the truth about life as a international football player.
As Madonna's Milan after show party was a discreet affair, Swide couldn't wait to catch up with designer Stefano Gabbana to discover what really went on behind those closed doors.
SHOWstudio.com, the fashion site that explores the creation of fashion imagery and run by uber-photographer Nick Knight has now taken a step further, opening a store where you can buy objects from fashion shoots.
Checked, denim, suede and leather - next season's D&G cowboy shirt is the piece to ensure a swagger in the style stakes. Swide explains how to walk into a saloon and look as if it you own it all.
One of our favorite actresses, Audrey Tautou shows off her natural gamine grace in the latest issue of Vogue U.K. The très chic shoot is photographed by Paolo Roversi and styled by Miranda Almond. J'adore.
In Swide's exclusive new video series we take an expert look at the pieces to invest in for the forthcoming fall/winter 2009 season. Our detailed video takes you up close and personal with the new D&G must-have pieces that are literally a click away.
There's nothing we like more than flipping through the pages of our favorite glossies scouting holiday destinations. We were set on Saint Tropez, then it was Capri and today's its Bangkok...
The new faces of Dolce & Gabbana's underwear campaign are the Italian swim team, and we couldn't help but ask them how a Saturday afternoon at a catwalk show compares, to well, the swimming pool.
We had our fingers poised on yet another best of the eighties summer playlist when a temporary London club popped up and reminded us of the musicians we really need to download.
We love a party, but what we possibly love more are the poses. At a recent London party we noticed it was the clinking of cameras rather than ice-cubes that excited the fashion pack.
It's a celebration and Madonna wants you to be part of it. The pop icon and her team are filming the video for her next single in Milan THIS weekend and YOU can take part! Click here for how.
Now before we go any further - if you're looking for a rock and roll story, click away. In fact I was going to write about Madonna's after show party but then Mr.G beat me to it, no this is more of a professional story, and one I'd like your advice on...
No.217 in a limited series - it's fine to shop in pairs, but only if both of you have the same plan. Followers need not apply.
Possibly the starriest snapper of them all, Mario Testino is the photographer to make a shoot not only the coolest place to be but the most enjoyable too - but what gets him in the party mood?
Designers Dolce & Gabbana threw open the doors of their Milan restaurant Gold to host Madonna's post-show party. With Jesus Luz on the decks, the disco started...
We'll secretly admit to occasionally a L.A tour of the star's homes, but then we remember who we are and forget all about the idea. A new bus adventure into the secret heart of LA from blog Esotouric however...
This is one little lady that is getting her fair share of press coverage and it looks as if it will stay that way as today's press report that The Harry Potter star has been handed a part in a Goth-inspired reworking of glass slipper fairytale Cinderella alongside Marilyn Manson.
It's the early nineties, pop icon Madonna and designers Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana have yet to meet. As told exclusively by designer Stefano Gabbana, we discover exactly how they all met.
When we heard news of a surreal trend heading its way to fashion-land this autumn, we though how very apt that surrealism had decided to show its distorted face. Proving that life in the office is already well ahead of trends we take an exaggerated peek at what could be fashion’s favorite trend.
If you're looking for an under the radar play-list for by the pool this summer, Swedish musician, Karin Dreijer Andersson's solo album Fever Ray could be it.
We've lost count of the amount of times our hedonistic friends have announced they're off to live in Berlin. With a population that could well contain more hedonists per square metre than Ibiza, we take a look at the tragicomedy of Berlin.
Post-its are our saviors when we want to pretend we're very busy. We love scattering them around with important messages making us believe in our own self-importance.
Latin American singer Paulina Rubio has sold a startling sold 20 million albums worldwide. After a two-year absence, the pop diva Paulina Rubio is back on the scene with something unexpected...
Now boys before you head off on your horse, the S/S 2010 hairstyle is not one that's been exposed to the elements. It's more Clint Eastwood at the saloon, after he'd had a bath.
The two keywords in the sailing world this summer are green and design. The latest super yachts are characterized by a strong focus on Eco-friendly issues whereas the more compact ones have a superb attention to design. For a shipshape look, head this way.
Roaming the streets of LA and the virtual world of twitter we look at what the intellectuals are cooling their heels with.
You know you need a summer holiday when even light fixtures look like beach balls. Conveniently however we've found a collection of beach ball lamps so we don't need to feel like desperate people anymore.
Next season, it's time to step up the act, smarten up your wardrobe and put forward a tough front in chic D&G fall/winter 2010 masculine tailoring. We show you how to achieve the look with military precision.
As the chattering classes discuss Jeff Koon's Popeye exhibition - Swide has found an artist to rival the old pop guard. Provocative, funny, confusing: Eugenio Merino’s art destroys pop icons, and even Daniel Hirst gets a look in.
We appreciate the fact Madonna is a very big star and not just anybody can turn up to party in private with the superstar, but when instructions turned up for her private party tomorrow with designers Dolce & Gabbana's, we did wonder if she'd got confused with the G8 summit.
No.212 in a limited series - in life it's all about being versatile. If the bus doesn't turn up, take a helicopter. It's the same with fashion - add a scarf and you're a gent. Take it off and you're a rock star in waiting.
Describing herself as a professional twit on her Twitter page - we discover more about the humble Victoria Hesketh aka little Boots and her first album Hands.
When your career involves kissing Daniel Craig as a Bond Girl, surely life is one long holiday? We caught up with Italian actress to discover what she actually considers a holiday and her plans for this summer.
As we all know whatever Chloe Sevigny touches turns to trademark cool. Saving you the hassle of social networking, in our new Swide series sit back and relax as Swide snoops its way around Twitter bringing you the Twitpic highlights.
After we'd finished staring at Jesus Luz on the spring/summer 2010 Dolce & Gabbana catwalk we noticed the models were all holding onto something and it wasn't their stomachs. We investigate the new male clutch and who'll be wearing one next season.
If you've been following Swide, you'll have noticed we've been brushing up on our doggie paddle with the Italian swim team - the latest stars of Dolce & Gabbana's fall/winter 2010 underwear campaign. We catch up with fashion photographer behind the camera...
The supermodel that got away has been brought back to the pages of Vogue Italia's latest edition courtesy of uber photographer Steven Meisel. A 31-page spread entitled "The Legend" showcases the 42-year-old fashion veteran.
If hip Parisian store Colette has it on their website - then it has our stamp of approval.
A mid-week success story to inspire you all. In our regular Swide series we interview leading bloggers to ask them what life is really like in the blogasphere.
Although at Swide we like to peek around other people's backstage spaces, we thought it was about time we showed you what we get up to when we're not on Facebook.
There's nothing like the promise of quite literally dancing around handbags to bring out the British capital's finest. London's Dolce & Gabbana boutique will open its doors this evening to Little Boots, Gareth Pugh, Paloma Faith, The Noisettes, Kelly Rowland, David Gandy, Skin, and Goldfrapp amongst others with music from Roisin Murphy and DJ V.
Courtesy of the new wave of 'ladies who tweet' - British PM's wife, Sarah Brown reveals President Obama and his mum beamed onto the Coliseum in Rome plus we discover how to get an alternative view of the G8 summit.
In the middle of Manhattan’s west side roads, a new park has opened its gates, built on an old elevated railway. Get off the streets and start aiming high - as in rooftop high.
We often wondered what happens next after you've won Wimbledon. Is it straight to Bungalow 8 to guzzle champagne or a bath and bed?
Boys do you want the good or the bad news. The good? You're free to look like Clark Gable next season. The bad news? Grooming is required. We interviewed hairstylist Eugene Souleimann backstage at the Dolce & Gabbana SS10 show on the forthcoming hair trends.
We're ever so bored of hearing about the fifteen hours of sleep, and seven pots of cream we should apply at night. What happened to being dramatic, alluring, sensual and mysterious in the evening? Dolce & Gabbana's latest flash collection is bringing the glamour back.
Photographed by Mark Abrahams and featuring sultry actress Camilla Belle - the A-list star sets the record straight about her so-called relationship with Twilight's Robert Pattinson.
In this Swide series, we interview leading bloggers to ask them what life is really like in the blogsaphere. Style Bubble is a blog so successful it has entered the realm of national fashion treasure where even you mum is likely to nod when you mention its name (perhaps not, but you get the idea)...
With the fashion powers that be informing their fashion public that anything sparkly should feature heavily in their scarily sounding trans-seasonal (?) wardrobes - we think we may just have got the message.
Star of Dolce & Gabbana's new SS10 underwear advertising campaign, we caught up with the Italian Swimmer to quiz him on life as a swimmer and as one of the new faces of Dolce & Gabbana.
Spotted at the recent Bruno premiere we couldn't help but wonder what the Brit sisters found so amusing.
As we all know the office is a lot like school but without the option to leave at 4pm. As with all classroom situations this of course means some people get better marks than others. Planet DG is no different, except of course the staff are better dressed.
New film starring Sam Rockwell, the voice of Kevin Spacey and directed by new director Duncan Jones (the low-key son of David Bowie) has just been released in the U.S. We tell you more.
Before Neverland was filled with ghosts and empty rooms full of CNN journalists - it was of course home to superstar Michael Jackson. We take a peek at the possessions he refused to auction and an insight into the real King of Pop.
How many A-listers does it take up to light a room we wonder and curiously why does P.Diddy need torches at his mansion? We investigate his ninth annual White Party at his East Hampton home.
If you're still bearing the scars of a weekend's dancing - a new service that allows you to slip into something more comfortable could be heading to a dancefloor near you very soon.
Our personal mark of civilisation is the exact time if takes to get a taxi in a city at any given time. Although Manhattan is easy(ish), Milan possible with patience, and Paris perfectly fine except during fashion weeks, London may take the crown for the ability to now tweet a cab.
Dolce & Gabbana's S/S 2001 was an homage to one of the designer's favourite epochs and the collection that Madonna wore for her video, Don't Tell Me. It was also the moment of those infamous Kylie and Britney t-shirts.
The Dolce & Gabbana S/S 2010 collection showcased delux denim. A new style of jeans lined with silk pyjamas offers an all-new spin on fashion's favourite item.
Hollywood stars appear to live life in a convenience bubble - so there is something particularly curious about Brad Pitt having to phone home (Angelina or Jen?) when his motorbike recently broke down. The exceptionally weird part. Brad checking his location via a phone box.
If you’re fascinated by neopaganism and soul-voyages, the Summer Solstice in Stonehenge is the place to go, even if it’s a cloudy day.
There's nothing we like more than spotting a bit of frustration around and about a city. Courtesy of Mr Bingo and his Twitpics - we bring you metropolitan suffering direct to your desktop.
Its obvious spookiness aside - this swing lamp by BCXSY would look wonderful (and freak out the neighbours) in a spacious living room. Perfect for creating a feature inside a room and a guaranteed conversation starter for any drinks party.
You may never have given it much thought but when you upload photos to a sharing site, open multiple email accounts and log onto Twitter, an out-of-sight data centre somewhere is storing all this information. We investigate the hidden phenomenon called "the cloud".
It's not quite life on the open road, but if the thought of a summer without WIFI is giving you a rash - this could be your vehicle of choice.
Fame your face this summer and ensure you take centre stage with Dolce & Gabbana's spring/summer 2009 collection. Swide reveals the must-have styles to accompany your cocktail.
As Sacha Baron Cohen dressed as Brüno gets dressed down for wearing Dolce & Gabbana to the Alabama National Guard - he also reveals exclusively to GQ which of the designers he..."prefers"...
It's summer and so time to kick back and have some fun. Backstage at the spring/summer 2010 menswear shows, Swide asked the runway stars YOUR questions.
Despite having the hardened edge of an urban dweller – we’ve spotted some unlikely smiles of late coming from city people spotting the new sight of growing potatoes. Swide brings you the alternative guide to the good life.
No.206 in a limited series - despite being in what could be one of the most elegant gardens she'd ever stepped foot in, she had no intention of losing her Pre-Fall outfit.
Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar, is the subject of a new documentary film and tribute to an extraordinary life. The film has just been screened as work in progress in Las Vegas. We take a peek.
Although we see models striding down the catwalk, we did wonder what they actually wanted to wear when they weren't slinking down the runway. Direct from the SS10 Dolce & Gabbana menswear catwalk show we asked them to reveal the pieces their coveted pieces.
Model Chanel Iman is today's heroine by seamlessly combining a successful model career with cooking. A rare accomplishment in the fashion world...plus we discover there is actually such as thing as a guest intern.
The word on the London streets is Justin Timberlake is set to star in Guy Ritchie's remake of Guys & Dolls. Could this be an Oscar-winning strategy like that of Catherine Zeta Jones we wonder?
As we hurtle towards a green society we're convinced James Bond will be adding organic olives to his Martini and fighting the evils of carbon gasses in one of these little cars.
Star of Dolce & Gabbana's new SS10 underwear advertising campaign, we caught up with the Italian Swimmer to quiz him on life as a swimmer and as one of the new faces of Dolce & Gabbana.
No.205 in a limited series - if it's a castaway holiday you're after but not necessarily it's style opt for a nautical look. This way, if you get bored of the company it's easier to sail away.
We understand completely the joy of gazing through tinted lenses at someone who's easy on the eye. Try turning the tables this summer and ensure you're the eye candy instead in this new collection of Dolce & Gabbana GYM sunglasses.
Could this the beginning of a new fashion era? As the second generation of supermodels strides on to the red carpet, we take a look at Amber Le Bon's career to date...