Dear Shaded Viewers,

I enjoy reading the thoughts for the day as well as looking at the intriguing images on Here are a few from Velle’s principal photographer, Leonard Rocco Greco. You might imagine, I have always loved Madonna’s and today being  the anniversary of my Dad’s death … I know that I’ve said it before but I really believe it, people only die when you forget them.

photographs by Leonard Rocco Greco

For the new year Velle will be strengthening its fashion features with the introduction of their new fashion production team, Blood Daggers. Also, this spring they are opening a fashion exhibition  in Boston where they are based at Studio Soto.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.