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Pared-Back Simplicity

"Crafted an aesthetic for the house that drew upon both his own pared-back simplicity and the heritage of Hermès to create effortless luxury."

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Boy Toys

Tom Ford OCEAN PLASTIC

“Sustainability is a key issue in our lives right now,” Ford says. “And the amount of ocean plastic that we are generating is perhaps taking the greatest toll.… “

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In the before times, Parsons Grads showed at New York Fashion Week... Today? Watch....

This year, the program’s director Shelley Fox worked with the video firm “1 Granary” to produce a film showcasing the ten graduates of the Parsons MFA program. The Parsons MFA film was shot in locations as far flung as Australia and China for the virtual school of 2020. 

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Edibles

Side-Step (Le Pas de Côté) by Hermès

Hermès’ documentary film on their adventurous experiment in textiles — a future-facing and experimental program with 22 artisans, engineers and designers — took place under the study director Matali Crasset.

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Artful Eye

From the Mouth of Frida

The salty words of Frieda Kahlo mirrored the depth of her images. Born in Mexico City in 1907, she died there in 1954, only 47.

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Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Bardach, our favorite New York Times and Vanity Fair writer from Santa Barbara, visited San Miguel de Allende in November.

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Designers Anne-Marie Midy and Jorge Almada: The Casamidy style melding French and Mexican visions. 

Jorge Almada is totally separated from his family, isolated here at his home, Casa Midy, in San Miguel de Allende.

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For Interiors that Pop!, Dirk Jan Kinet is Your Man

We first saw Dirk’s fantastical style in Architectural Digest. 

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Famed Novelist Kurt Vonnegut on Hopeful, Magic Clothes

Vonnegut’s novel Cat’s Cradle suggested living by “harmless untruths” — “live by the Foma that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy.” In Vonnegut’s world, nothing was really certain. Nor is it today, living in Covidlandia. In this interview, for Rags Magazine in the seventies, we asked the famed author about living in hope:

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Art Vasquez Picasso

The gently faded mural of David Vasquez — which you can view near Fabrica Aurora in San Miguel de Allende — seems to breathe with the sun-blasted life of the South of France, where Pablo Picasso and Jean Cocteau splashed their work across the Riviera’s grand houses.

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