Pretty in pink at Burberry Prorsum SS14

Thank the lord for Burberry! If it wasn't for them I don’t know how we would even see the likes of powerhouse models Liu Wen or Xiao Wen Ju in our humble little town. Not to mention the powers that be in the fa...

Revolutionary romance

Deflected from the possibilities of intimacy In a rapid tour of new Shanghai, Five Star Billionaire sees Malaysian literary wunderkind Tash Aw guide us around the burgeoning metropolis by way of five cha...

The actress

Olga Kurylenko has achieved the impossible. She has successfully established a serious acting career after achieving the mixed blessing of starring as a Bond girl in 2008’s Quantum of Solace. The question o...

Role model

Let’s be honest, model interviews are not usually terribly interesting. Cheekbones, acting ambitions and frivolities aside, there is often little else to talk about. Coco Rocha, however, is exceptional in m...

Greats of grace

Clement Crisp, ballet critic for the Financial Times for over 40 years, talks to Glass about man’s most graceful form of expression and names the world’s greatest living ballerinas. From his London home, wher...

PFW AW13: Louis Vuitton

Marc Jacobs knows how to dress women and under his direction they are always strong and sensual creatures. He also knows how to carry a theme. When Edie Campbell stepped out onto the catwalk sporting a black, c...

PFW SS14: Givenchy

There is something about Riccardo Tisci. He possesses that magical quality that turns ordinary objects into celestial pieces – especially in the eyes of the fashion crowd. Never has anyone caused such lust over...

PFW AW13: Christian Dior

Could there have been a more heaven-made match than Raf Simons and Christian Dior? The directors at LVMH must surely be patting themselves on the back for their smart decision making here. With his minimalist h...

Girl on film

Eminent Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s latest muse Ni Ni has taken China by storm with her breathtaking performances. Glass photographed her in November for Glass issue 12, Joy, in Beijing. Here is the exc...

PFW AW14: Balenciaga

Balenciaga has to be one of the most fascinating houses in fashion. Cristobal Balenciaga himself was hailed, even by rival designers, as one of the greatest couturiers that ever lived and his designs are held u...

PFW AW14: Lanvin

Alber, Alber, Alber, in how many ways dost though pleasure us? The Lanvin show is always a treat. Alber Elbaz’s impeccable taste and masterful understanding of what looks good on a woman make the collection an ...

PFW AW13: Saint Laurent

Hedi Slimane has famously moved the Saint Laurent design team from its birthplace in Paris to California but for one night only California came to Paris. Supermodels were turned into hip LA girls in nostalgic b...

Heavenly bodies

.Sir Patrick Moore, who passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012, can claim to have had a fantastically interesting life. Not that he would have, as he was too modest. But on speaking to this hero of popular...

The power to preserve?

Two men are balancing on a small craft, propelling themselves along a moonlit river using long sticks as oars. There are two more boats ahead. All the half-naked sailors are fishermen, from an indigenous pe...

The searcher

Paolo Roversi is one of the few contemporary photographers whose work is immediately identifiable. The soft focus and slow exposure of his beloved 8x10 camera have become his signature. Apart from the nosta...

Couture in China

Haute couture, French for “high sewing” has long been synonymous with the very finest form of skill and craftsmanship. While the wider influence of prêt-à-porter often trickles down the fashion chain, haute...

The artist

Audrey Tautou is one of those rare birds. She is simultaneously one of the most famous actresses of her generation (Amélie is the highest grossing French movie of all time and even managed to break America ...

Vacant expression

Still Alive. Those are the words spray-painted in English and Japanese across the side of an abandoned house in an old, somewhat forgotten, district of Onomichi, Japan. Not a house victim to graffiti, but r...