This Spring Break I wanted to go to Sardinia until I realized that would ruin my plan of spending two weeks eating Fried Chicken.
No.618 in a limited series - Diego Fragoso looks like a coverboy even in his daily routine.
So I guess I'm gonna tell you everything about New York shopping!
Nico Vascellari, young Italian artist living between NYC and Vittorio Veneto (TV), seems to have found his own way to keep “his” images with him.
Here's the new video of Florrie, 'Begging Me' shot by Price James.
David Gandy poses for Vogue Hommes International. Posing on a big white yacht, he gets us all daydreaming about summer time.
No.617 in a limited series - This is you, the male Swide reader. No?
Ever since I became a contributor to Swide, I have had the pleasure to introduce some very talented fashion photographers and illustrators to the Swide readers.
It was a beautiful end to the day. I had attended the NARS cosmetics press day and was on a make up high as I left with goodie bag of Illuminator and Primer in hand.
Taylor Conzelman writes: In real life, however, bracelet organization can be tricky. How does one configure them?
Amanda Seyfried confesses the best Hollywood kissers in April 2011 issue of ELLE US.
As each season comes upon us, my mission as a stylist is to not only source wearable trends but syphon out the classics from within those trends.
Many people might not realize that the color of their walls may be greatly affecting their mood. Color has very strong ties to how a person feels and it is important to know a few basics about the psychology of color.
Ed Westwick? Check. Anna Sui? Check. High heels? Check. Hello New York Fashion Week! Francesca continues...
Hana Soukupova on Elle Spain and Bar Rafaeli on Elle Russia: both in Dolce&Gabbana, which one do you prefer?
After all they gave her a nickname after the boutique's bestseller "La Camicia Bianca".
No.616 in a limited series - XXX is a well-known celebrity that asked Yuri Ahn, Fashion Editor of Swide, how she should dress up for her relax weekend in Capri.
I have never been one of those girls who does not need makeup. On the contrary, I feel somewhat addicted to makeup. Seeing myself without it can send me shrieking in terror.
“The Trip”: Kate Moss, Nadia Auermann, Jane Powers, Meghan Douglas, Susan Holmes, Tyra Banks, Angelika Kallio, Guinevere Van Seenus, Carla Bruni...
On the Thai island of Phuket, one of the most unforgettable sites is the tranquil and remote holiday resort of Amanpuri.
Clean the Tommy's binder, replace them with the Wang's papers, rush to the show, change my shoes in the cab, get back to the office because I forgot the seating charts, and always keep smiling.
Oh la joie de vivre! Prints do make us happy, but even more so if we can play and work out in the sun.
Where do all the breakthrough fashion designers party? What are the hottest tracks of the season? Who are the coolest photographers to get snapped by? What “it”-crowd to be seen with?
A Girl Gone Swide has forgotten her Russian Doll all alone in the office during Easter. So she asks the janitor for help!
Something was shifting either across the continents or on the runways. Trends versus style were having a debacle to the last pin. Time for Balkan warrior dolls shot by Steven Meisel.
Ad mania part one. If you can't date Naomi what could be your resolution? Well, a high resolution image.
Finally we're together once again, after a week of work and study... In Rome, Friday Night belonds to Mucca.
I'm obsessed with airports. Here's how to fly with style...
Spotted at the 25th Annual Molière Theatre Awards: Juliette Binoche. What happens when you only get to see your favourite star at exceptional events?
With cloud computing we have the opportunity to become the contributors of a new world in which human beings could work together.
In Spanish it sounds more like we are announcing the birth of the "infanta", the princess. Spain loves Victoria Beckham as shown by Spanish Marie Claire's April issue. So what will the name of the little Beckham Princess be?
No.615 in a limited series - Meet Emma. She is a grandmother with 4 granchildren waiting for Kinder Surprises at home.
Choose your own summer dress; every year we are on the look out for the most important item of all: the sun dress.
Sixty minutes flight from Bangkok and you can enjoy the lush and luxurious freedom of Soneva Kiri. The Koh Kood island based resort is the perfect escape from a hectic life and a delight for sophisticated palates.
The Italian Embassy turned our heads into swirling stars: literally. Both Swide, OK! Russia, and Hello Russia, reported on the glamorous dinner. From Russia with Love.
No.614 in a limited series -Tatiana is an aspiring blogger, or she claims to be so.
What makes a wine fair a success? Not too many of us wine lovers ever spent a thought thinking on how our wine-habit was well-provided for. The recent Vinitaly wine fair in Verona was an exceptional gathering both for final consumers and operators alike.
Suit up in black and white and discover there is more to elegance than tailoring.
A new direction for the Summer: the Double Breasted jacket. It can swing in a plethora of ways: classic, boyish, edgy. Take a look and fit yours.
Spiga2 SS11 collection, Designer Davide Bazzeria, brand BZZ. Ready to meet your must-have accessory? When accessories become garments.
No need to be sad because Elizabeth Hurley's reality show has been postponed. Spotted: the next Wonder Woman stepping out of a brown stone in New York.
Playboy Italia, April 2011. Clemente Russo the infamous Dolce&Gabbana Milano Thunder Italian Boxing Team boxer shows us what he's got. On the ring and on set. Next? A movie adaption of Roberto Saviano's short story.
What happens when MAGIA 2000 turns a fashion icon like Anna Dello Russo into a classic like Barbie?
"Smudge": a portrait collection by Polly Borland. Do we really need to know who we are taking the picture of? Stand still.
No.613 in a limited series - Paul has white skin. His friends call him Casper The Friendly Ghost. Yet he has a mission: he'll be darker than a starless night. But how?
If you had an hour or two to spare in New York and were in a hurry head to the High Line, either sit on top or under, it depends. New York's unexpected skyline takes turns.
Indio, California. Spotted Katy Perry in a flapper mood, on the way to a picnic, listening to the concert, getting married?
Gillian de Bono's bet continues over the web. The Editor in Chief of How to Spend it, Financial Times, defies recession and keeps influencing the money spenders.
Everyday in macramé: why not? Copy the look that is taking over SS11: macramé is this season's fabric and must.
Dreaming of a nice holiday? Take your dress fantasies to a resort and discover what this summer might have in serve for you: Vichy prints, Green grass, shorts and the perfect jacket.
Provocative, sexy, curve-enhancing corsetry has been at the core of Dolce&Gabbana's aesthetic since its launch back in the eighties. A collectible item, a feminine urge, a dream of shape, fabrics, and flexible to all imagination.
We jump into the car to escape the hectic pace of a big city like Rome, chasing the first rays of spring sunshine...
If it happens in the best offices of the world, when you work in fashion you should take into account what's inside your lunch. To which I raise the question: do fashion people eat or don't?
Is twitter a friend or a foe? Swide interviewed the important bloggers behind Bryanboy, Chicmuse, The Glamourai, The Bag Hag, Music Fashion Art, Most Wanted Paris, Fashion Toast and Style Scrapbook.
Unfortunately picnics are hard to avoid, as even your "Alternative" friends get heat-stroked into Flower Children. Here's how to deal with this annoying trend without ruining your skirt or losing your friends.
No need to kill yourself over what next season might bring. Professor X from NewBumbleFin University warns against a major threat: climate change. Don't laugh, you might need to shed some skin, not pounds.
Slovenian artist Jaša crafts like a mad architect the boutique Spiga2, Milan, in occasion of Milan's Fuori Salone during Design Week. Meet the event and the artist.
How to turn a city into a childlike state of mind. Itsnicethat.com reminds us just of that by taking inspiration from Royal Deluxe Theatre's larger than life's marionettes.
Shoes and bags are favorite products. For 59% of respondents, fashion facilitates relationships. A new research on fashion consumers.
No.612 in a limited series - Or the husband-to-be? He has a house in Como Lake and a lovely yacht. What does he look for in a girlfriend?
It's Spring, beside the floral outbursts and colourful prints, lace can also turn pop candy and bloomy. Vogue Italia's April 2011's section on Beauty shot by Ellen Von Unwerth is all about that lollipop spirit.
How to catch a blogger in Paris inside a "café" for a chat on digital media, brand webolution and the future of blogging.
We already know what happens when all of the 2010 Vogue Covers get mixed together: a Holy Mysticism by LiveJournal user Shrubrub. So now, what happens when three different editions of Vogue portray the same dress on the cover?
No.611 in a limited series - Paul doesn't have a 'batmobile' but he has a wardrobe that is even more functional.
Class of 1977, assistant lecturer at Central St Martins, a polite observer of human behavior through the delicate and disturbingly childish porcelains and ceramics. Love, Lust and Porn.
Connie Lim's dark and mysterious works have totally captured my eyes and I feel like I need to ask this fashion illustrator some question. I present you Connie Lim as this week’s featured artist.
You should. His art work spans over two decades, covering mainly the period after the Fall of the Wall of Berlin in 1989. Commissioned for the German Pavilion at the Venice Art Biennial, his recent passing raised a fundamental question about contemporary art.
It takes a man with a waistcoat to date a star like Kylie Minogue. At least Another Man Magazine Uk seems to think so.
Passionate followers of the Dolce&Gabbana Milano Thunder Italian Boxing Team: it's not just about the matches, as Il Giornale Italia's Style section shows: it's also a matter of wearing the right suit. Interview with Domenico Valentino.
What best suits the famous male model? It's about being chic and carefree. Basics and classic colour combinations.
As Steven Klein is busy shooting the Dolce&Gabbana Men FW 12 Campaign, Stefano Gabbana is busy taking backstage pictures with his mobile phone for his twitter. In NY, of course.
New on the web and on the stands: an Italian enterprise. Federico Sarica and Alessandro Felice make a bet on intelligence.
Icorrect.com: the new website to clear your name against accusations or wrong information. For everyone or for the likes of Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell only? There is a fee to pay for the blame.
Wednesday 13th April from 4pm to 9.30pm, Spiga2 will host an event for Salone Del Mobile 2011. You are invited.
Spotted: at Cinema Con, Las Vegas, promoting "Green Lantern", directed by Martin Campbell, alongside Ryan Reynolds, the sexiest man alive. More than clear facts, there is a bit of gossip coming from another director's way....
The Must-Haves at Spiga2 take an interesting turn: Marc Philippe Coudeyre, first with his FW collection now SS, is giving into poetics. A collection inspired by the Japanese Koi fish.
No.610 in a limited series - You remember Chantal? After her quite successful 'Victoria Beckham' moment, she decided to keep the same shades yet change the whole outfit.
What happens when the beliebers learn that Justin Bieber is in Milan, partying with Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana at GOLD? We have the video.
Submit your t-shirt dream to talenthouse.com, see your design made by Dolce&Gabbana, worn by Kylie, and admired by all. There is still time!
Where: Gold restaurant, Milan. Who: Justin Bieber, Stefano Gabbana, Domenico Dolce. What: Afterparty and Fans in delirium. Why: well never say never. When: Saturday April 9th, 2011.
It's officially Springtime and we don't know if to celebrate with full blown prints or stay quiet still...
Take a white pure canvas and embellish it with the maximum amount of femininity. A borrowed hopechest as a wardrobe for the summer, delightful in its cuts and playful transparencies.
A mother in distress accompanied her daughter to the Justin Bieber "outside fans" party. A letter of complaint or a ticket to the next gig?
It was the year of Madonna's Sex Book Tour, the year of Erotica. It was the year fashion conscious teenagers from all over the world reading Vogue wore cloche velvet hats and put on heavy seventies make-up...
Like Diet Coke and Pleather, lying is essential to life.
We received an email that read: 'Dear Domenico & Stefano, we're Gaia, Giorgia and Veronica...' What was their wish?
Dolce & Gabbana open their Via Broggi quarters’ doors and presents Open House – Piuarch@Dolce & Gabbana to the public of the Fuorisalone.
Either with a white blouse or a black top underneath, a jacket is a must for this weekend.
No.609 in a limited series - Meet Rita. She is a candidate for the best Dolce&Gabbana client.
It's Fairy Tale time. Take a seat back, relax, and listen to Snow White's birdlike song. Walt Disney's must-have cartoon.
The 54th edition of the Venice Biennial, curated by Bice Curiger, is an “illuminated” answer to the deep urge for reality. It shows that global can also follow a current of its own and not get lost in the virtual and massive contamination of influences.
The Dress me Up event that took place in London also took by surprise many: Londoners really do know how to turn any happening into a gathering. ImagineFashion.com reports, we film.
Marcus Kan continues his talent scouting: I still remembered when I first saw Michael Sanderson’s fashion illustrations, I was very attracted to them because of the fresh and creative drawing styles.
How much do we trust our mind? How much are we ready to break all the alibis and the fear we created influenced by neuroscience and technology?
No.608 in a limited series - Hannah got her first pay-check this morning. Do you want to know what she did with it?
ELLE UK takes us behind the scenes and shares the ideas behind Dolce&Gabbana's Spring Summer 2011 collection.
Two things have to be noted down from the Kids' Choice Awards 2011, Los Angeles. Stacy Ann Ferguson was there and the she made all the appropriate fashion statements.
April-Avril 2011, GQ magazine. Everyone loves a good story and Lionel "Leo" Messi certainly offers one for the ones in need of encouragement. No need to go over his story if not with Swide's exclusive coverage and GQ Spain and Italy.
Black is chic so is your beach side attire. You can try a mix of fabrics to add an edge. Linen and silk take the light aplomb you need.
It's time to convert to prints. If up until now you swore you would never own a printed dress, think twice: you have no fashion choice.
Do you remember the time we were desperately seeking for Susan? Guess where we found her! In the VIP Room of Metropol, of course. Here's an exclusive interview...
Designer Lambetro Petri showcases his SS11 Collection at Spiga2. The much anticipated return of the young designer after the success of the FW Collection, generates new must-have garments.
No.607 in a limited series - James, an ordinary guy. Or let's say, an ordinary guy with a new wardrobe, and a bag full of surprises.
For all the 'beliebers' out there... Here's the invitation for Justin Bieber After Party! Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana invite you to celebrate his arrival in Milan.
Australian artist Anna-Wili Highfield takes art to a new dimension. Gone are the days of taxidermy, you can decorate your home like a zoo without causing harm. And it's art.
I feel so energetic I climbed up a tree during my lunch break. It must be all of those Time to Detox drinks. It's Tuesday and I am uncovering my into the wild side.
Yes we know, Diego Fragoso won, we have been following each step of the making of the Hercules cover... Here are the hopeful (or now hopeless) Hercules wannabes confronted by the picky and perfection-glam Editors.
Spotted: Sophia Loren carrying a Miss Sicily bag at Fiumicino airport, in Rome. What was with the red? An overall celebration, a tribute to herself. Yes, it's happening soon.
Elle Ukraine's April Issue takes over Rome. Rome's magic, sensual, and holy beauty. The imperial images stage a performance that vibrates through the echoes of consecration and sin.
Every change of wardrobe requires a new entry: the one and only. The Must or I die item of the season. One is prone to think men are exempted from this ritual but no need to fish too far...
Sicilian fishermen are feeling a bit left out. All those references to the sea, to fishing, to sun-tanned clothes...
Chapati is my new friend-enemy. It's the snack that accompanies my afternoons. It's what makes this past week memorable. Detox is not something all humans can do.
If you’ve lived in Milan, you’ve probably DJ’d. I got my first gig last summer, aka I put my iPod on shuffle and pretended to change blank CDs...
On Thursday the 31st of March, Dolce&Gabbana's London store saw an unexpected party take place among bloggers, socialites, and celebrities.
Self-representation is as much a crisis as is social presence. The Italian ex-graffiti artist leaves all friendship requests pending and fixes instead a real appointment to meet the potential friends in person.
At times, the world around you seems to be flourishing with architects. You shouldn't forget their crucial influence while stepping outside your town house. Architecture equals urban living: Cino Zucchi.
If not a last minute shopping spree for a last minute wedding, it's a white macramé dream for the summer. Every summer needs a white dress.
John Lennon says it in the song "God": he doesn't believe in Elvis anymore. Was it the end of an era? Definitely not. The King Presley shows that idols last forever and so do our belief in them. 2011 Elvis Comeback.
No.606 in a limited series- Pamela had the credit card of her soon-to-be mother-in-law and the approval of her boyfriend for the shopping spree she was about to begin...
Aneta Kowalczyk is the latest photographer I have found on the web which her works have amazed me. At first glance, you might find the photos to be very normal. However...