George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ Illustrated By Ralph Steadman

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first American publication of George Orwell’s masterpiece, which by that point had sold millions of copies around the world in more than seventy languages, British cartoonist Ralph Steadman illustrated a special edition titled ‘Animal Farm: A Fairy Story’, featuring 100 of his unmistakable full-color and halftone illustrations. Continue reading »

Ralph Lauren’s ‘Very British’ Collection at 2012 New York Fashion Week Finale


From tweeds to country plaids and trouser suits, high-end designer Ralph Lauren’s fall/winter 2012 collection during the final day of the New York Fashion Week was all about British glamor and elegance. The concept was reportedly to get a British aristocratic look enlivened by sudden shocks of shades in between, such as the multi-coloured peacock feather tucked into the lapel or a pair of purple gloves. Apart from this, the collection mainly comprised monochromatic and natural hues occasionally accompanied by a top hat or boyish tweed caps. (Reuters) Continue reading »