Diving into my inspiration files today to pick out some of my favorite images from some of my favorite photographers.          “Fashion photographers are the new painters,” Peter Lindbergh said as he prepared the show of his dramatic black-and-white images that opened last week at the Gagosian Gallery in Paris. Who would […]

Spanish Fashion Magazine

Spanish men’s magazine Hercules Magazine takes a light touch for spring in a new issue with four covers by Amit, Alessio Boni, Thomas Giddings, and Bruce Weber bordered in a gentle pastel pink. Themed around “A New Light,” the magazine offers a considered take on the new season, from Giddings’s cover feature on actor Karl Glusman to […]

Some Ideas for Inspiring Photographers

Are you struggling for new ideas? Do your creative batteries feel as flat and lifeless as a skunk in the fast lane? Here are 60 ways to breathe new life into your love of photography and re-energize your inspiration. [update — we wrote a book “inspired” by this blog post — Inspired Photography: 189 Sources […]


Every once in a while I need to reset my eyes a bit and just look at some beautiful images.  Like most fashion photographers I keep a folder of visual reference that inspires me.      More places to find inspiring photography:   Photography is inspiring in many ways. It can help designers better appreciate […]

Cynthia Cook Brides, David Yurman & Vogue Celebrate Weddings

Cynthia Cook Smith hosted 15 brides-to-be at the David Yurman boutique in Beverly Hills to showcase the wedding jewelry collection. Guests tried on pieces from three vignettes of jewelry and got advice from Cynthia on how to style for their upcoming wedding day.   The post Cynthia Cook Brides, David Yurman & Vogue Celebrate Weddings […]

Beyoncé and More Stars Who Ruled the Pregnancy Bump Reveal

We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. – The Carters A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Feb 1, 2017 at 10:39am PST Beyoncé is pregnant […]

What Will Beyoncé Wear Now That She’s Pregnant?

While Beyoncé’s baby announcement today left little to the imagination—the pop singer revealed the impending birth of twins by posting a selfie dressed in nothing more than a sierra frilled bra top, tie dye hipster shorts, and a teal veil (the religious iconography is all there!)—there are still some things that remain to be seen. […]

An Inside Peek at Ellen DeGeneres’s New Line for Pets

“After I launched my line for humans I realized that I was leaving a whole species out,” said Ellen DeGeneres on the launch of her brand ED by Ellen’s extension into the pet market. Working with PetSmart, DeGeneres is shrinking her playful designs to accommodate four-legged friends with more than 250 pieces starting at $4 […]