Erica Ifill

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Fra Angelico (Guido di Pietro) | The Crucifixion | The Met

Giovanni Rosini. <i>Storia della pittura italiana esposta coi monumenti</i>. Supplement, Pisa, 1847, pl. 198 (engraving), as in the Vallardi collection, …

An Elegant Examination of the Power of the Tuxedo—as Shown by Cary Grant, George Clooney, and Angelina Jolie

Soon after its “invention,” in 1886, the tuxedo became the ne plus ultra of formal male attire, and little has changed since. Actor George Hamilton recalls his first, purchased for a debutante party, and Vanity Fair chooses the most memorable tuxedo ensembles in history.<p>A milestone recently came …

Men's Fashion

Our Body Talks to Us, But Do We Listen?

For many of us it’s been years since we were fully in touch with ourselves, when life was much more grounded and enjoyable. As children we’re very …

How to Take the Best Instagram Photos: 17 Secrets We Learned from Its Top Users

A Brief History of the Iconic Chanel Jacket

The <b>Chanel</b> jacket is without a doubt one of fashion’s chicest and most revolutionary pieces. First designed in 1954 by <b>Coco Chanel</b>, the jacket was …

Le blazer croisé

Populaire des années 30 à 50, puis dans les années 80 à 90, la veste à boutonnage croisé est depuis lors restée aux oubliettes. Trop désuète ? trop …

HOW TO USE A BROW BRUSH

makeup<p>POST & PHOTOGRAPHY BY AMY NADINE, GRAPHIC DESIGN BY EUNICE CHUN<p>We get a lot of emails asking how to use brushes correctly so I hope this helps …

CHEEKBONE SUPPORT

makeup<p>POST + PHOTOGRAPHY BY AMY NADINE, GRAPHIC DESIGN BY EUNICE CHUN<p>Today we’re focusing on how bronzer and blush work together! Think of it this …

Eyes | Skincare Advice | Paula's Choice

Smudged lipstick, streaky foundation, clumpy eyelashes—we've all been there! Here are fast fixes and preventative solutions to avert the most common …

The Most Comprehensive Breakdown of Different Eye Makeup Looks/Techniques you could ever Find, Want, or Need!

1. <b>The Gradient Effect</b>: This is probably the easiest and most popular smokey eye. It is very easy to do, and is my own personal go-to. The look …

How To: Apply Eyeshadow Like a Pro

Hello Makeup Geeks! I wanted to share a complete 101 video on how to blend your eyeshadow like a pro.<p>Blending your eyeshadows is without a doubt one …

The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History review – 'enthralling'

James Hall's history of self-portraits is particularly illuminating in our narcissistic age of the selfie<p>We live in an age of addictive self-portraiture – except that the selfies who so unstoppably document the busy banality of their lives aren't really making portraits, and it's unclear whether …

How Veronese outwitted the Inquisition

The transcript of Veronese's cross-questioning by the Inquisition shows an alarming interrogation, says Martin Gayford, but the Italian Master kept his cool<p>On 18 July, 1573 Paolo Veronese was summoned before the Holy Office – the Inquisition – to answer questions about one of his paintings. In a …

Hans Holbein – His twisted legacy

Does a mysterious set of copies of his famous Tudor portraits finally reveal why Hans Holbein disappeared without a trace, asks Alastair Smart?<p>The modest town of <b>Augsburg</b>, in southern Bavaria, is twinned in this country with Inverness. Yet, with respect to the latter’s long line of caber-tossing …

Medieval Copyediting

<b>From multi-hued strikethrough to total erasure by knife, medieval copyediting was a lot more colorful than today’s “track changes”</b><p>Detail from a …

The Female Body and Horizontal Images | Alberti’s Window

Sherman, Untitled 94, "Centerfolds" series, 1981<p>Over the past few weeks I’ve been reading <i>Lives of the Artists</i> by Calvin Tomkins. I’ve been thinking a …

Green - black smoky eye

Hi! Time for this week´s smoky eye makeup look. Today I want to show you my green – black smoky eye makeup, where I used green shade from BYS Limited …