2015 was the year Ana de Armas conquered Hollywood!
After starring in Eli Roth’s thriller “Knock Knock” with Keanu Reeves and Lorenza Izzo, the film opened the doors for the Cuban actress. I spoke with Armas about how she landed the role in “Knock Knock,” as well as how it is to be a Latina in Hollywood and her future projects.
H&M has announced their latest designer collaboration!
The retail store will team up with London-based brand Erdem for an exclusive new collection. Launched in 2005 by Erdem Moralioglu, Erdem designs are known for celebrating the power of beauty by exploring historical references and personal narratives.
Erdem x H&M will feature a full wardrobe of his famously feminine womenswear, an accessories line and, for the first time ever, a collection for men.
The 2018 Resort collections were breathtaking!
I didn’t catch up on all shows, but the main three designers that I caught were Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton and Chanel.
READ MORE: Best of 2017 Fashion Week – Dior, Valentino & More
Fashion week came and went, and I wish I could’ve had more time to really take it in and watch every runway show. There’s something wild and risqué about Fashion Weeks overseas, the designers’ collections have more of everything: More leather, more lace, more ruffles and more over-the-top looks.
Dior stunned once again during Paris Fashion Week, with Maria Grazia Chiuri showcasing her navy blue collection. From elegant to everyday wear, she’s definitely cementing herself as the new head honcho at the French Maison.
Dior Fall/Winter 2017
The return of Lorde, The Maine’s second single from their upcoming album, and the first song from new supergroup Dreamcar are just a handful of tracks that form part of this week’s Music Monday.
Listen to tunes from Ed Sheeran’s new LP “÷,” rising singer and songwriter Léon, John Legend’s “La La Land” medley and so much more. Check it out below!
Chrysta Bell, longtime musical partner of filmmaker David Lynch, is set to release her sophomore album, “We Dissolve,” with award-winning producer John Parish on June 9.
Recorded in Bristol, UK, “We Dissolve” is a pop record with elements of soul, rock and jazz that features contributions from guest artists including Adrian Utley (Portishead), keyboardist Geoff Downes (Asia, Yes) and drone metal guitarist Stephen O’Malley of Sunn O)).
JackThreads launched the JackThreads x Colony House Tour Jacket, a limited edition jacket that includes a unique code to download the band’s brand new sophomore album, “Only The Lonely,” in addition to unreleased content, including: an alternate download of “Lonely ” (western version), photos from the road and behind the scenes footage from the studio and music video sets.
The piece, retailed at $100, is now available for purchase at JackThreads.com and coincides with the band’s 40-city North American headlining tour, which kicked off on March 2 and carries the JackThreads jacket in their merch booths.
This weekend was even busier than last, with Oscars taking all of my attention. What a show, am I right?! Anyway, of the couple of new tunes that I had the chance to listen to were John Mayer’s second wave of tracks, Little Big Town’s new album and a new Zedd and Alessia Cara song.
Check out what was on my playlist this weekend below!
New week, new tunes.This Music Monday has a mix of pop, punk and compositions from Danny Elfman, as well as the return of artists like Lana Del Rey and Linkin Park.
Up first is Ryan Adams with his first LP of original material since his 2014 album “Ryan Adams.”
Ryan Adams – “Prisoner”
Praised by music critics, Ryan Adams’ 16th studio album is a delightful array of songs that lets you sit back and think about life – in a good way. Adams fans will rejoice in having 12 new tunes that they can listen to on repeat.
Fashion Week took over New York City from February 9 to 17. The top designers showcased their latest Fall and Winter collections – and Spring 2017 – which featured a lot of grey plaid, oversized sweaters and coats, suits and beautiful evening wear.
Below are highlights from a handful of collections, starting with my favorite: Oscar de la Renta and the house’s stunning pantsuits.
Oscar de la Renta Fall/Winter 2017