April 2012: Table of contents
56 NEWS The return of the flapper girl, Roger Vivier’s 3-D new style, Maidenform celebrates a milestone, the model of the moment, and more.
60 FLASHPOINT Stylish women across Canada light up the party scene in bold hues and eclectic prints.
64 Q&A Mugler’s Nicola Formichetti and Sébastien Peigné talk reinvention and meditation, and explain why print magazines will never die.
68 SHOPPING Designer clothes at discount prices: We explore the new wave of online retail with a tour of The Outnet headquarters in London.
74 SCRAPBOOK Street-style shooter Lewis Mirrett shares his photo diary from the Spring 2012 collections.
80 PHOTOGRAPHY A conversation with revolutionary fashion lensman Paolo Roversi.
86 JEWELLERY Sarah Casselman dives into the exclusive world of bespoke baubles at Taffin in New York.
90 DIARY The journey down a Spring 2012 runway was just the beginning for Peter Pilotto Look #1.
94 BEHIND THE SCENES Kimberley Newport-Mimran dishes on Pink Tartan’s debut presentation at New York Fashion Week.
103 THE LIST Channel your inner bombshell with vibrant retro looks.
115 SUGAR SHOCK
116 MOST WANTED Unlikely lip gloss shades, a men’s fragrance we’ll be wearing this season, and more.
118 NEWS The latest dispatches from the FASHION beauty desk.
120 MAGNIFIED Breaking down Rodarte’s Spring 2012 beauty look.
122 BACKSTAGE The making of the colourful rich-girl-gone-bad hair at Peter Som’s Spring 2012 show.
124 FRAGRANCE Five reasons to give this season’s flankers a chance.
126 FRAGRANCE The perfume industry likes to keep it in the family.
132 BACKSTAGE Meet the right-hand people to the beauty industry’s VIPs.
140 SKIN The latest anti-aging heroes are harvested from land and sea.
144 EXCLUSIVE He’s known for shunning the spotlight, but we managed to get some time with Orlando Pita, one of the industry’s biggest hairstylists.
148 Backstage Models and artists share their behind-the-scenes war stories, plus their post-season skin and hair saviours.
152 FRAGRANCE Roberto Cavalli’s latest scent will surprise you.
154 ELIXIR Argan oil is now the go-to ingredient for soft skin and glossy hair. Olivia Stren visits the birthplace of “liquid gold.”
159 SLEEP Parasomniacs—from sleep eaters to nocturnal wanderers—face restless nights and sometimes nightmarish health consequences.
162 NEWS Sauna suits at the gym, the art of chrononutrition, the benefits of gossip, and more.
164 DIET Juice cleanses are the new diets—we present the cases for and against.
169 INTERVIEW Writer and domestic goddess Sophie Dahl on her latest cookbook, her artsy family and her modelling days.
170 INDEX A Chanel vintage, Azari & III take Europe, and a new book sorts the sights of Paris by hue.
172 DINING Hotel restaurants are starting to offer some of Canada’s best gustatory experiences.
176 FOOD Sustainable caviar is the new star of the locavore movement.
178 ARCHITECTURE The incredibly creative minds behind Asymptote on their fanciful buildings, their Canadian roots and being “crazy.”
182 JETSETTER At a secluded Mexico-meets-Mediterranean spot, you’ll feel like you’re staying at a billionaire friend’s beach house.
184 ART Interactive exhibits are opening up the museum experience to adventurous audiences.
188 BOOKS Photos from dj and beat-maker Diplo’s travels show life and music around the world.
FASHION & FEATURES
192 WATER WORLD Photographed by Adam Levett.
202 PRINCESS DIARY Lily Collins adds a kick to a classic fairy tale.
204 BLACK LIGHT Photographed by Adam Levett.
213 IT GIRL Montreal artist agent Karine Pronovost.
214 NOTES The coolest stores and names to know across the country.
239 FOCUS Our cross-Canada guide to specialty-size boutiques.
252 BUY IT Where to find everything in this issue.
254 ONE FINE PHOTO Happy 35th anniversary, FASHION! A look back through our archives.