Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast at City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast at City Art Centre, Edinburgh

The great American photographer Edward Steichen took what were probably the first fashion photographs in 1911. Since then it has become a unique platform for commerce and creativity.

Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s, V&A

Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s, V&A

The information available for the V&A’s latest exhibition, Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s instantly inspires thoughts of the 2003 film Party Monster. Curated by Claire Wilcox.

Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh Art Festival

The Edinburgh Art Festival returns to Scotland from 1 August, immersing the city in cultural explorations of art. Running until 1 September, the festival features no less than 50 exhibitions.

Review of PUNK: Chaos to Couture at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Review of PUNK: Chaos to Couture at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

PUNK: Chaos to Couture, at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, nods to the birthplaces of punk before progressing through a series of four Do-it-yourself themes of punk fashion.

Interview: Artist & Creator of Playlust, Play Hunter

Interview: Artist & Creator of Playlust, Play Hunter

Born and bred in Zurich, Play Hunter is an artist, author and creative entrepreneur. Studying Fine Arts at Saint Martins College of Art, London, Hunter set up her website Playlust back in 2007.

10 To See: Degree Shows

10 To See: Degree Shows

At Aesthetica we like to keep an eye on emerging artists, and one of the best ways to do that is to take note of the numerous degree shows open this summer. Here are our 10 favourite shows to see.

Daniele Tamagni: Global Style Battles, London

Daniele Tamagni: Global Style Battles, London

Daniele Tamagni, comes to ArtEco to exhibit a collection of works from 2007. Global Style Battles is a diverse selection of images, celebrating music and fashion in a colourful display of photographic skill.

Miles Aldridge’s Carousel

Miles Aldridge’s Carousel

Filmmaker turned fashion designer and photographer Miles Aldridge has delivered seductive sirens silk-screened in an electrifying palette to the forefront of the fashion world for 15 years.

Palace Art and Craft Fair, Fulham Palace, London

Palace Art and Craft Fair, Fulham Palace, London

The Palace Art and Craft Fair returns to London. Organised by the team behind Brighton Art Fair, MADE LONDON and MADE BRIGHTON showcases fresh work in the fields of art, craft and design.

Tate Liverpool is 25

Tate Liverpool is 25

Since 1988, Tate Liverpool has been the home of key art works and attracted 15 million visitors. The gallery has become the most visited venue for modern and contemporary art outside of London.

PUNK: Chaos to Couture, New York

PUNK: Chaos to Couture, New York

The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens PUNK: Chaos to Couture. Through a dynamic collection of works, the show explores punk’s influence on high fashion.

Claire Aho: Studio Works, The Photographers’ Gallery

Claire Aho: Studio Works, The Photographers’ Gallery

Claire Aho has produced a prolific output, covering editorial, advertising, fashion photography and reportage. From this body of work the selection of photographs exhibited at The Photographers’ Gallery were taken between 1950 and the 1960s.

Review of Bowie Is, London

Review of Bowie Is, London

David Bowie Is at the V&A, London, tracks Bowie’s career and life through a dazzling array of costumes, props, letters, and videos. Until 11 August.

Mulberry Opens Their First Store in Berlin

Mulberry Opens Their First Store in Berlin

British luxury brand Mulberry has opened its first store in Berlin on prestigious street, Kurfürstendamm. This new store continues the brand’s expansion into major European cities.

Patternity: Pattern Power/Superstripe, London

Patternity: Pattern Power/Superstripe, London

Patternity presents Pattern Power/ Superstripe at the London Newcastle Project Space from 6 April. The exhibition opens a series of events that explore the powerful presence of pattern.

POP! Design Culture Fashion, The Civic, Barnsley

POP! Design Culture Fashion, The Civic, Barnsley

Pop! Design Culture Fashion at The Civic celebrates poodle skirts, rockers, Mods, kitsch glamour and 1970s retro. The show uncovers a time when music, art and fashion blurred the boundaries of style.

6 To See This Bank Holiday Weekend

6 To See This Bank Holiday Weekend

The Bank Holiday is a great time to explore new exhibitions. From Amsterdam to New York we uncover the best in contemporary art in international galleries across a variety of practices.

Louis Vuitton Unveils Stéphane Couturier’s First Solo Exhibition: Mutation in Hong Kong

Louis Vuitton Unveils Stéphane Couturier’s First Solo Exhibition: Mutation in Hong Kong

Louis Vuitton unveiled today Stéphane Couturier’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong: Mutation at Espace Louis Vuitton Hong Kong opening to the public tomorrow, Thursday 21 March.

Interview with Fashion Designer, Peter Jensen

Interview with Fashion Designer, Peter Jensen

Peter Jensen has made the innovative decision to debut his Spring/Summer’13 collection for the first time in Britain at The Hepworth. Jensen uses the artist as a starting point for his newest designs.

Arrrgh! Monsters in Fashion at Gaite Lyrique, Paris

Arrrgh! Monsters in Fashion at Gaite Lyrique, Paris

Lady Gaga famously refers to her followers as “little monsters”, presumably hoping by this to encourage them to reclaim the darker elements of their psyches and feel more comfortable in themselves.

Interview: Designer, Osman

Interview: Designer, Osman

Osman will spend 2013 experimenting with the space at his new atelier by inviting a variety of London’s cutting-edge artists and designers. Aesthetica speaks to him about his design process.

Linder: Femme/Objet, Paris

Linder: Femme/Objet, Paris

Four decades worth of punk feminist work are presented in Linder Sterling’s Paris retrospective. Photography, collage, music and video works have been assembled under the title Femme/Objet.

Studio XO on Crane.tv

Studio XO on Crane.tv

Studio XO is a revolutionary fashion label that pushes the boundaries between science and couture. Having designed for the likes of Lady Gaga, Studio XO experiment with wearable tech.

Paolo Coppolella Presents .ZERO S/S 2013 Collection Editorial with Simone Giara & Marta Modena

Paolo Coppolella Presents .ZERO S/S 2013 Collection Editorial with Simone Giara & Marta Modena

Paolo Coppolella presents an editorial in collaboration with artistic duo Simone Giara & Marta Modena. His .ZERO S/S 2013 Collection was presented at the Ningbo International Fashion Fair.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The weekend is a great time to leisurely enjoy art. Starting with Linder Sterling at The Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, read all about the top five experiences of art across the world.

Interview with Marco Sanges

Interview with Marco Sanges

Marco Sanges shoots a cinematic world of dreams and drama. Exhibited worldwide, Sange’s clients include Agent Provocateur, Vogue, Sunday Telegraph, Photo, Katalog, Dolce&Gabbana and Eyemazing.

Aesthetica Issue 51 Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 51 Out Now

Inside this issue, we start with Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites, a major exhibition opening at the Walker Art Center that features 35 individual sculptures and installations.

Review of Tim Walker: Storyteller

Review of Tim Walker: Storyteller

In his unique and extravagantly innovative way, photographer Tim Walker has yet again captured style and narrative in his recent works, currently on display at Somerset House until 27 January.

Interview with Designers Katie Eary and Agi & Sam

In anticipation of London Collections: Men AW13 and following last year’s arrival of the first devoted men’s fashion week, Crane.tv talks to celebrated emerging designers, Katie Eary and Agi & Sam.