The global fashion magazine May 20, 2024 
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Radiance revival

There are signs of summer on the horizon, and Jody Miller is here with her beauty picks for the upcoming season


Kurdish motifs meet Italian style in Swiss-made Bajer watches

Leyla Ursal’s brand brings together three cultures, with the preservation of Kurdish culture at the core of Bajer watches


Inaugural Red Sea Fashion Week kicks off May 16

Saudi Arabia continues the diversification of its economy under its Vision 2030 plan, with Red Sea Fashion Week launching on Thursday


In search of laughs at the 2024 Venice Biennale

There may have not been a coherent thread at the Biennale di Venezia this year, entitled Foreigners Everywhere, but Stanley Moss did manage to find true treasures among the repetition and pretentiousness
Photographed by Gioia Meller Marcovicz


To our Sunday colleagues, you should still be on air

The final episode of Sunday has aired in New Zealand—a current affairs show that should, even if you follow the money, remain, says Jack Yan


Dolce Glow provides an epic opening act for Coachella

Dolce Glow shows off its latest, the Contour Self-Tanning Sculpt + Glow, at a private home in Woodland Hills


Coming out on the brighter side

Randy Scobey found his faith, but it was sorely tested after he came out as a teen. His experiences led him into the abusive world of gay conversion therapy, and he helped shut down one of its most influential proponents. Today, as a gay man of faith, he recounts his experiences in a memoir that he hopes can save lives in the rainbow community. Jack Yan reviews Randy’s new book, Why: a Memoir


Celebrity fashion and hair looks at the 2024 Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit Gala continues to be New York’s party of the year—Chanel and Dyson provided more detail on what appeared at the event


New life for Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Swan Lake

The Royal New Zealand Ballet restages Swan Lake, breathing new life into the ballet, and honouring the career of late choreographer Russell Kerr, writes Jack Yan
Photographed by Stephen A’Court


A sidelong look at the 2024 Venice Biennale

Stanley Moss noticed the fashion at the Biennale di Venezia, and says it’s reflective of the polarized world we live in
Photographed by Gioia Meller Marcovicz


No pretence

The Mitsubishi ASX is a familiar sight in New Zealand—but what is it about the car that draws so many buyers? Jack Yan takes one on test from Gazley to find out
Photographed by the author


Confessions of a star cosmetic chemist

Ron Robinson, the creator of BeautyStat, tells Jody Miller how decades of research led him to create a best selling brand


Kendra Scott × LoveShackFancy limited-edition jewellery collection announced

The two designers team up to bring new flourishes to a limited-edition jewellery collection, which can be pre-ordered now for availability on April 24


Margot Robbie, Michelle Yeoh, Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry among celebs at 10th Breakthrough Prize

The A-list were out in force to celebrate one of the most glamorous nights in the sciences


Italian verve

Fiat has brought the 500 bang up to date as the 500e, an electric car with plenty of Italian style and character. And, as Jack Yan found out, you can forget about range anxiety
Photographed by the author


Opel brings back the Frontera as a hybrid or EV

Opel replaces one of the last models dating back to the GM days, the first-gen Peugeot 2008-based Crossland, with a sharp, chunkier crossover


Saks and Thom Browne collaborate on limited-edition capsule

Thom Browne has crafted an exclusive collection for Saks Fifth Avenue, borrowing from his catalogue and re-creating them in new fabrics and colours


Pacsun and Anna Sitar collaborate on swimwear collection

Pacsun taps into Anna Sitar’s 13 million-strong audience through the collaboration, which she co-created and photographed herself


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