Juicy Bits | Stella McCartney | Steven Meisel | Ellen Von Unwerth

Julia Hafstrom & Gwen Loos | Ellen Von Unwerth | Vogue Italia November 2010 Anne of Carversville

X-posted at Sensuality News| If Victoria’s Secret and Ralph Lauren are expressing their Modern values this week, old-world charm reigns in Europe, where Ellen Von Unwerth makes light magic and a tender mood at Vogue Italia and we wander through Stella McCartney’s garden, getting a refresher course on Stella’s views of sustainable design (not in Vogue US interview).

Stella McCartney’s Love of Land, Family & Sustainable Design Anne of Carversville

How to keep older, heritage brand relevant in the modern age is every brand manager’s challenge. The challenge is the subject of the current International Herald Tribune Luxury Conference in London.

Today’s NOWNESS takes up the topic.

Suzy Menkies: Cyber Craft NOWNESS

Photography and styling have great affect on making retro relevant. This May 2010 Meisel editorial “Bathing Beauties” wins our vote. So quirky and self-expressive.

“Bathing Beauties” | Steven Meisel | Vogue Italia May 2010