It is Beach Week here at Swide and we have selected some classic tracks, old and new, to see you through these hot hot days that we have in the coming months. Bliss!
A project that captures the relationship between Milan and Men’s fashion through a new generation of photographers and stylists.
How to be right on trend even at the beach? Be it leopard, be it vichy, it's all about the prints and the original shapes.
As we embrace the light of the sun American artist, James Turrell, lends his concerns with light and space to the Biennale of Venice this year and creates a work that captures the event’s title “ILLUMInations.”
New electro duo, Icona Pop, are gearing up to teach you some Manners with their debut single and they have an exclusive for you.
Madonna, the queen of reinvention, is doing it again and embracing her Material Girl alter ego once again… on paper.
Dolce&Gabbana's Swimwear Collection is ready to show off a man's assets (or in this case David Gandy's). Trunks, briefs, whichever way you like: ready to take the plunge?
Summer has finally arrived and those months of working on the perfect beach body are about to pay off. We have the looks and the locations for this year’s best beaches and must have beachwear..
Backstage at the D&G SS12 Fashion show, I left Andre Ziehe in peace and took a moment to go to the makeup and changing area and as I was walking into the room Jack O’Hara and James Smith stopped me. What did they want?
As if I need to remind you guys that Summer is well and truly here and we have found the perfect way to keep cool this summer. Iconic Ice Cream by Stoyn!
What's in store or should we say what's on the beach for Dolce&Gabbana? From sundresses to swimming suits keep on reading...
So you’ve got the look, the style, the walk and the talk but do you really have what it takes to be a model? Model Potential is ready for your close up.
The mood of the collection, the trends to follow or to borrow. Two important elements intertwine, go hand in hand, or walk alone imbued by sensuality.
Don’t get stuck in a rut when working white. Three of the finest musicians opted for white blazers last weekend as the signiature piece to their looks. Let's see what they did...
A star stuck combination, a playful and young mix and match, sequins, music notes, cuts and shiny brogues: a rocking party. Must-have.
Nighttime is a time for reflection and rest and it can also be a time for beauty. Meet the new face of lace who embraces the dark: Lady of the Night lace.
Here's our favourite batch of pictures from Dolce&Gabbana's David Gandy Book Launch Party.
"It was one of the most successful season's we'd ever had!" states the press release of the bourgeois-inspired collection. The sixties, the shapes, the balck-white, the luxurious textures... When chic meets sauvage.
Sit down because I have some news.
Embracing natural light, modernity and tradition, the Hotel Grims Grenka has created a sensual and luxurious atmosphere in the heart of Olso that softens the lines of life.
What is an award show without the stars and more importantly without the music? The BET awards have enlisted Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj, who are spreading the peace.
We all have our heroes in life and sometimes we like to show our appreciation. It would appear that Ashley Cole has found the perfect mix between football, fashion and fan.
Here's an exclusive interview with the talented sand artist, Silvia Emme.
Navid Nuur has lent his creativity to the 54th Biennale in Venice and created two works inspired by the events strong thematic title ILLUMInations.
The lastest collection of knitwear is in and the city is the model. See who (or what) is wearing the fashion must haves from this last minute collection.
The corner of Via Spiga and Corso Venezia was brought to a stand still as the Boys in the Band took to the stage at Spiga2. We were there to see what went on and see what happens when music meets fashion for the first time.
True Blood star Evan Rachel Wood got the chop and went pixie for the premier of True Blood Season 4 showing a new side to herself.
Ready GO! what to wear to be perfect on the track field?
Continuing from where I left off with the last Conversations with Models, Francisco Lachowski had just been whisked away for some last minute touch-ups and, five minutes later, his seat was taken by Andre Ziehe.
Here's the short movie directed by Justin Wu, starring Florrie with a new track off her latest EP: 'I Took A Little Something'.
Monday 20th June was a very special and emotional day backstage at the D&G Menswear SS12 as it was the 25th birthday of handsome modeling twin brothers, Kevin and Jonathan Sampaio.
The British supermodel and muse of millions, Kate Moss, decided that she wasn’t working hard enough and has teamed up with Rimmel to try her hand at a makeup collection.
2011's golden couple has melted the hearts of the world once again by taking to the stage together at the MuchMusic Video Awards. Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez's relationship is heating up right before our eyes.
Or at the Gym, get ready to look at best even in sweats.
Backstage at the D&G Menswear SS12 I took the time to go beyond the questions and relax with some of the world’s most desired male models and let them decide which way the conversation flowed.
Spotted the hottest male models of the moment backstage. Together. If you haven't been on a model hunt lately, maybe it's time.
Justin Bieber and Marg Helgenberger join the internet etiquette club and exchange words through the world’s social medias.
The D&G SS12 Menswear Show is quickly approaching: the first thing we want to know is the mood. We show you just enough not to ruin the surprise for when the gorgeous models take over.
We could not NOT just get a picture with the Editor At Large of Vogue Nippon, Anna Dello Russo.
With a bit of glamour here and a bit of make up there, she turned the backstage from a model's playground into an orchestra of high fashion.
Whilst I was backstage amongst the frantic last minute preparations for the Dolce&Gabbana SS12 Menswear collection and pulling models to one side to ask them questions, I took a must needed time-out with Paolo Anchisi.
Which one is your favourite?
Meet Miss Sicily... for men. How seductive is it to get your hands on your girlfriend's bestfriend?
Exclusively shared on Huffington Post today, Domenico Dolce's pictures show us the real Dolce&Gabbana men in their god given sex appeal.
It's about the nets. That's one thing we have clear for next SS12 in menswear. Start perforating without getting trapped in a fashion-net.
Sophia Neophitou has a ten minute talk with the uber Dolce&Gabbana model on his career and its celebration through a book for 10magazine.
Minutes to go until the much anticipated show at Metropol, in Milan. It's about the net and the nets. Fashion and the Internet meet in an intriguing screenplay.
Picking up guys is hard enough in Milan but picking up models is harder.
It's time to take to the catwalk...
The million dollar question! Domenico Dolce gets behind the lens and takes pictures of the models wearing Dolce&Gabbana Men SS 12 collection.
We know the sound: 8 designers will dress 6 musicians on June 19th at Spiga2. Now meet the designers, especially the new glorious menswear. Umit Benan, Mallu…
Tara Dougans is recently one of my favorite fashion illustrator at the moment. Her abstract illustration style is very unexpected, yet the images are always very attractive to look at.
It's show time.
I’ve had the opportunity to speak with the Director of CCCS and of this exhibition, Franziska Nori, one of the most relevant and young names in contemporary art, who’s been focusing her work over the years in digital art.
Joe Jonas is a busy young man, creating mayhem wherever he goes, girls throw themselves at him and the boys want to be him. And apparently he still has time to relax with his friends… on school nights?
Follow the trend: a new kind of party? What to wear? Watch the Video.
No matter what this english rose does, the people can't help but fall under her spell.
It is time to save the date! To celebrate men's fashion week and new collections at Spiga2, 6 Male Musicians will "dress" up with 8 designers on Sunday June 19th. We have met the designers... now let's meet the boys.
Haroon Mirza's piece wins him the Promising Young Artist award at this year's Biennale in Venice.
The country singer attended the Country Music Awards and took to the stage and used music to express herself in more than one way.
What to wear as each decade passes is part and parcel of the evolution of style. It’s essential to be aware so not to become confused or stuck as time goes by.
Discover Dolce&Gabbana's streetwear appeal with the SS11 Collection. Watch the Video.
Alicia Keys and Matthew Morrison divided the public on the evening of June 13th as they both took to the stage at separate venues across London. Strip backed R’n’B or showtunes?
Jessica Alba: The glowing goddess of Hollywood becomes a face of lace.
It's time to check your fashion IQ: what have you got right in your summer fashion list?
No.634 in a limited series - He's a model in disguise. The name? Well, we know it but we won't tell.
Your dream's about to come true. Here's the schedule to get to know David Gandy... in person!
Kim Kardashian in from the USA and stole the show at this year’s Glamour Women of the Year Awards in Britain.
Discover the new additions to streetwear, get your fashion tips from the Video.
T.V’s very own crooning teacher, Matthew Morrison, broke free from Glee and launched a solo album last month leaving his teaching at school and bringing his super hero chic to the masses.
It's not because of the chills we are getting in the old continent, it's just time to start talking about Fashion in the Fall, make some considerations, and decide which Dolce&Gabbana wardrobe to pick: after all we have two options. Either masculine or feminine.
And off we went to the beach...
One name: Helmut Newton. Influential, dominant, explosive. Dolce&Gabbana's Spring Summer 1995 Collection slammed the door on grunge and ran back to womanhood.
My "five days in Venice" (link to Mondo Trasho "homeless in Venice") have turned into ten.
Get your fashion tips for a great under the sun workout, the flowers, the garden, and your frilly utility wear.
Out of all the clothing materials in the world, I always find lace is a very interesting material, especially when its beauty is captured by photographers and illustrators.
Urs Fishcer’s exhibition at La Biennale transforms the banal into something captivating and beautifully destructive.
The Brazilian Top Model has packed up her pins and taken them to Miami on Victoria’s Secrets fifth Bombshell Summer Tour 2011. We are all aware that Victoria has secrets but what of Ambrosio? Well did you know she drove a pink scooter?
Robert Pattinson steals a kiss from the hand of Taylor as Kristen Stewart watches on.
Somehow ironical that artist Emi Avora's "The Splendid Years" exhibition took place at the Apartment Gallery in Athens, Greece. The delicate decadence of her paintings and the soon to be launched Mir Fabergé Digital Art Magazine converge in a post-modernist depiction of interiors. How?
Florrie's glamorous new video with a new track off her upcoming EP!
Norwegian musicians Cold Mailman hooked up with director André Chocron for their new single “Time is of the Essence” and use buildings that have a brief future to change the Oslo skyline.
The 2011 MTV Movie Awards celebrates the talents of the acting world but it is also a chance to showcase the new talents. Enter Lily Collins, Elle Fanning, Rosie Huntington and (not so fresh) Taylor Lautner. Did they choose to respect or riot?
Take one affluent suburb, a dash of France’s beloved Macarons and a touch of Mexican Design et voila… or is that “y listo”?
No.633 in a limited series - With men's fashion week coming up, Jordan wanted to practice sitting in a front row during a fashion show. His classroom at the university was the perfect place for that.
It's time to think seriously about our bottoms. Fold up your trousers, sport your shorts, find your own style for SS11.
The single is on the way, a video in the making and we are seeing more of him than ever and hold on... he's hot?
Dutch Artist Levi Van Veluw recalls his childhood in his life size installations.
Justin Bieber has been added to Eminem’s diss list but this hasn’t deterred him and his lady Selana Gomez from going public and getting a statement tattoo.
Just a few steps away from the Caribbean Sea in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, sits BÁSICO hotel. A hedonistic design haven that blurs the lines of industrial accents, exposure, contemporary thinking and Mexican spirit.
Wintour damn it, who would have known that Jessie J hid an elegant lady under her fringe and heavy accessories?
Denial is what we women become experts at when it comes to our dress size. Some us just won’t face the facts – especially when we’ve put on weight.
Vogue Editor Alexandra Shulman hosted an intimate dinner to celebrate the talents of Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana. Who were there in this star-lit dinner?
Call your manicurists, guys! Stefano Gabbana sets the new trend in town, during Vogue UK's dinner in London.
As part of our coverage of ILLUMInations; The 54th Biennale di Venice we, at Swide, have been lucky enough to interview René van Engelenburg of DROPSTUFF.eu, an Urban Screen Network for the Digital and Interactive Arts.
Signature polka-dots: a ticket into the feminine world. Discover Spring Summer 2011 dresses and watch the style video.
No.632 in a limited series - She decided to meet her husband, Matthew, after work. Matthew thinks they are going for a drink, yet Judy knows better... She can't drink alcohol anymore. Why?
The roles reverse and the Miss Sicily bag gets star treatment as Alessandra Ambrosio decides that her bag is too good to carry her things.
Venice embraces lace.
Icona Pop are on the scene and getting the attention that they deserve.
Or so you must be if you go as far as using lace for sunglasses. A celebration of part of Dolce&Gabbana's DNA, Sicilian lace inserted in the eyewear frame. Lets take a look back at lace and its fashion power...
A bit of nature and a bit of party... Then we all end up in a swing.
My two biggest [only] fans are my Sister and my Mother.
Her name is Jennifer Lilya and I am attracted to her “Rock the Runway” fashion illustration series. Without further ado, let’s read this interview I have with her for this week’s feature!
What's in store for fitted and young casual suits? Waistcoats, patent leather shoes? Watch the video to find out.
No.631 in a limited series - A fake one! Wonder how? Come on inside.
No.630 in a limited series - We wouldn't know. But if you ask us what runs the fashion world, our answer is loud and clear: lace.
Discover what a stylish garden party is all about. Watch the style video and find out all about the right prints and colours.
I once had a colleague who used to stock her fridge with shoes. Not random ones though, she had a killer wardrobe, therefore they were killer heels that matched her outfits.
Here are some of the inspirational quotes that I've collected from Domenico Dolce's interviews.
1962: one of the most talented Italian intellectuals meets one of the Divas of the Italian Cinema. As in all the best love stories, there’s a fight. The result of this war between Pier Paolo Pasolini and Anna Magnani, is Mamma Roma, an unforgettable experience, considered a cult. Any more reasons needed? Four more to come.
Here's the video of the event 'Dress Me Up' that we held in Madrid.
Once again Venice opens its arms to the world of art and its followers and prepares itself for the streets to be tread by millions. With such little time who should make time to see? Swide has got that covered.
Get your Miss Sicily a ticket to Ibiza, she needs a bit of rest after that long winter. Don't you think you've used her enough, taking her out in every occasion in order to show off? Well, here are 3 beautiful shopping bags that might accompany you during this summer.
Seventies chic is back, revisited, painted anew, sleek and sensual for Spring_Summer 2011.