French artist René Gruau, renowned for his vibrant illustrations for women’s fashion magazines and couture houses, also worked on tons of men’s ad campaigns. This body of work is the subject of a new book out this month: Portraits of Men.

Deborah Bowness’ unique handmade wallpaper creations are always a big hit in the blogosphere. With good reason. Just look at this fantastic Wallpaper Frocks collection!

“Dries goes psychedelic”. To celebrate the Autumn-Winter 2012 collections, Dutch artists Gijs Frieling and Job Wouters, recently painted a live mural on the store windows of the Dries Van Noten Antwerp flagship store. The colours and designs interact especially well in photo 3, don’t you think?

Fab Links from Our Members

This article explains why black clothing is the best way to keep cool in the heat. Deborah thought it was the perfect justification for all the black dresses in her Summer wardrobe.

Laura loves Seattle street style blog it’s my darlin’, it’s especially fun scrolling through the pictures while imagining Angie among all those outfits.

The commercial for this revolutionary beauty regime had Gaylene in stitches. Who knew it could be so easy?

Avid handknitter Diana adores Wovember, a website that contains a wealth of information about how wool is made, from sheep to sweater. More posts will be added throughout November.

Outfits are becoming more and more androgynous. Angie is a fan, and points out that this exact outfit with great ’80s vibe would look as fab on a lass as it does on a bloke.

Now this is a zebra print, says bj1111. The top is unfortunately no longer available.

MaryK is smitten with Catie’s style, colour combinations and the way she combines vintage finds with modern pieces. Also: how can you resist someone who dresses up as Grace Coddington for Halloween!