Telfar’s Florentine Feast
By Sofia Celeste
Atop a lavish table littered with broken squash, dry wild boar bones, wilted flowers, and empty...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
Atop a lavish table littered with broken squash, dry wild boar bones, wilted flowers, and empty bottles of wine, 35-year-old Telfar Clemens staged a show that more resembled a Caravaggio painting than a fashion event. Known for his universal fashion for all, the evolution of Clemens’ gender...
Atop a lavish table littered with broken squash, dry wild boar bones, wilted flowers, and empty bottles of wine, 35-year-old Telfar Clemens staged a show that more resembled a Caravaggio painting than a fashion event. Known for his universal fashion for all, the evolution of Clemens’ gender fluid, race- and demographic-inclusive brand continued, this time with romantic Italian influences, at...
Italian Vogue Uses Paintings instead of Photos
By Gianluca Cantaro
Like it or not, the fashion system orbits around Vogue – the title that, with its opinions,...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Like it or not, the fashion system orbits around Vogue – the title that, with its opinions, shaped the aesthetic taste, defined fashion and built (or destroyed) the fortune of brands and designers, since it started. Now, times are changing and the innate tools of creativity that the publication...
Like it or not, the fashion system orbits around Vogue – the title that, with its opinions, shaped the aesthetic taste, defined fashion and built (or destroyed) the fortune of brands and designers, since it started. Now, times are changing and the innate tools of creativity that the publication developed through almost 130 years, and to this day, are constantly evolving trying to keep its...
The Critical Eye of Olivier Saillard
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
The reputed French historian has gained in freedom of...
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
The reputed French historian has gained in freedom of expression since he no longer runs the Galliera Museum, and is also not resting on his laurels and multiplying projects. During Pitti Uomo in Florence, he spoke at the 75th anniversary of Brioni, and...
The reputed French historian has gained in freedom of expression since he no longer runs the Galliera Museum, and is also not resting on his laurels and multiplying projects. During Pitti Uomo in Florence, he spoke at the 75th anniversary of Brioni, and later this year, he will publish a book about the Italian menswear brand. We caught up with Olivier...
Alessandro Sartori's Future Games
By Elisa Carassai
Imagine a future where brands are able to produce the best fabrics in the world, with respect for...
By Elisa Carassai
Imagine a future where brands are able to produce the best fabrics in the world, with respect for the environment and aiding the development of the community. Is this an impossibly utopic vision of the times ahead or a possible outcome for days to come?Turns out, in 1910, Ermenegildo Zegna had...
Imagine a future where brands are able to produce the best fabrics in the world, with respect for the environment and aiding the development of the community. Is this an impossibly utopic vision of the times ahead or a possible outcome for days to come?Turns out, in 1910, Ermenegildo Zegna had somehow predicted what his current creative successor, Alessandro Sartori, would do to make sure he...
Past and Future Merge at Pitti Uomo 97
By Elisa Carassai
It’s a period of birthdays, comebacks and first times this season at Pitti Uomo.The 97th edition...
By Elisa Carassai
It’s a period of birthdays, comebacks and first times this season at Pitti Uomo.The 97th edition of the trade show, which will take place at Florence’s Fortezza dal Basso from January 7th-10th, will be playing host to a series of celebratory events designated to showcase the most important...
It’s a period of birthdays, comebacks and first times this season at Pitti Uomo.The 97th edition of the trade show, which will take place at Florence’s Fortezza dal Basso from January 7th-10th, will be playing host to a series of celebratory events designated to showcase the most important players in the menswear and lifestyle scene.Presenting in the city where they first met up as students,...
The Year of Fashion Consciousness
By Jessica Bumpus
Fashion-conscious used to mean caring about how you looked. But cast your mind back to this time...
By Jessica Bumpus
Fashion-conscious used to mean caring about how you looked. But cast your mind back to this time last year and the fight for sustainability was only just beginning. It would be another 11 months before Bethany Williams would win the award for Emerging Menswear Talent at the Fashion Awards and we...
Fashion-conscious used to mean caring about how you looked. But cast your mind back to this time last year and the fight for sustainability was only just beginning. It would be another 11 months before Bethany Williams would win the award for Emerging Menswear Talent at the Fashion Awards and we could look back on 2019 as being the year of sustainability, officially. Suddenly being fashion...
Growth Spurts at LFWM
By Jessica Bumpus
Growing up is hard - for some more than others. London is often regarded as the stomping ground...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
Growing up is hard - for some more than others. London is often regarded as the stomping ground for new talent and as such can, bizarrely, go unnoticed for that very talent – that really, really, good talent, which waited until Sunday to rear its head.Munn is the South Korean label that has,...
Growing up is hard - for some more than others. London is often regarded as the stomping ground for new talent and as such can, bizarrely, go unnoticed for that very talent – that really, really, good talent, which waited until Sunday to rear its head.Munn is the South Korean label that has, since last June (the spring/summer 2020 series of menswear), made an incredible impact on the LFWM...
A Decade of London Menswear
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Komakino. Tim Soar. Studio 805. Jaiden RVA James. New Power Studio.When you apply the...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Komakino. Tim Soar. Studio 805. Jaiden RVA James. New Power Studio.When you apply the #10yearchallenge to London’s menswear week, it’s startling to realise how much has changed.The names above were all on the schedule in February 2010, when the city’s menswear designers first gathered enough...
Komakino. Tim Soar. Studio 805. Jaiden RVA James. New Power Studio.When you apply the #10yearchallenge to London’s menswear week, it’s startling to realise how much has changed.The names above were all on the schedule in February 2010, when the city’s menswear designers first gathered enough momentum to warrant a full day’s showings of their own. That was at the start of London’s 21st-century...
Darkness Falls
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Welcome to the end of days.Fashion, we’re always told, reflects the world around us. And given...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Welcome to the end of days.Fashion, we’re always told, reflects the world around us. And given the current headlines, it was no surprise that London Fashion Week Men's kicked off 2020 in sombre mode. What was unexpected, however, was how apocalyptic the collections felt — and how, across the day,...
Welcome to the end of days.Fashion, we’re always told, reflects the world around us. And given the current headlines, it was no surprise that London Fashion Week Men's kicked off 2020 in sombre mode. What was unexpected, however, was how apocalyptic the collections felt — and how, across the day, they combined to propose a surprisingly coherent aesthetic for this nervy new decade.If there’s...
Wearing The World On Your Sleeve
By Jessica Bumpus
Chalk it up to any number of things depending on your locality: Brexit for the British and a...
By Jessica Bumpus
Chalk it up to any number of things depending on your locality: Brexit for the British and a polarising election result; the equally polarising upcoming election in the US; raging wild fires in Australia; the travel chaos in France; the fact that it’s January and, coincidentally, #WW3 trending on...
Chalk it up to any number of things depending on your locality: Brexit for the British and a polarising election result; the equally polarising upcoming election in the US; raging wild fires in Australia; the travel chaos in France; the fact that it’s January and, coincidentally, #WW3 trending on Twitter this week, that people as intuitive as designers have felt the effects. So starts the...
A Race for New Services
By Sofia Celeste
In a highly competitive retail terrain and amid an environmentally conscious era of “less is...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
In a highly competitive retail terrain and amid an environmentally conscious era of “less is more,” retailers and luxury goods are taking cues from tech and captivating young consumers with services that make them feel included.From live shopping to product insurance to circular solutions like...
In a highly competitive retail terrain and amid an environmentally conscious era of “less is more,” retailers and luxury goods are taking cues from tech and captivating young consumers with services that make them feel included.From live shopping to product insurance to circular solutions like second-hand appraisals, brands old and new, are forging partnerships and buying up startups to...
Big Names Missing from NYFW Schedule
By Elisa Carassai
Another season, another fashion week. As brands start prepping for the fashion month ahead, the...
By Elisa Carassai
Another season, another fashion week. As brands start prepping for the fashion month ahead, the Council of Fashion Designers of America has released its official yet preliminary New York Fashion Week schedule.Uncharacteristically, two of its biggest names, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, are...
Another season, another fashion week. As brands start prepping for the fashion month ahead, the Council of Fashion Designers of America has released its official yet preliminary New York Fashion Week schedule.Uncharacteristically, two of its biggest names, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, are missing. Could this development mean a different strategy for the two brands? According to WWD, a...
Gaming and the Gateway to China
By Sofia Celeste
“People in China buy clothes on gaming sites to make their characters special,” said Guangdong,...
By Sofia Celeste
“People in China buy clothes on gaming sites to make their characters special,” said Guangdong, China native Wang Houran, a 23 year old, business design student at Milan’s Domus Academy.Wang has been gaming since he was in high school. In addition to his passion for fashion, he is equally...
“People in China buy clothes on gaming sites to make their characters special,” said Guangdong, China native Wang Houran, a 23 year old, business design student at Milan’s Domus Academy.Wang has been gaming since he was in high school. In addition to his passion for fashion, he is equally passionate about basketball; he’s crazy for the LA Lakers and once paid several hundred dollars for a...
Nanushka & La Bouche Rouge Team Up
By Elisa Carassai
A sustainable partnership isn’t something that happens very often, but when it does happen you...
By Elisa Carassai
A sustainable partnership isn’t something that happens very often, but when it does happen you know it’s bound to be something special.Named after the Hindu god and patron of the arts ‘Shiva,’ the new lipstick was launched by Budapest-based brand Nanushka in collaboration with French Luxury brand...
A sustainable partnership isn’t something that happens very often, but when it does happen you know it’s bound to be something special.Named after the Hindu god and patron of the arts ‘Shiva,’ the new lipstick was launched by Budapest-based brand Nanushka in collaboration with French Luxury brand La Bouche Rouge.Known for their efforts in making sure the conversation about sustainable...
Brunello Cucinelli’s Pledge to Save Norcia
By Elisa Carassai
Once more, Brunello Cucinelli has proven he truly cares about Italy’s cultural heritage.In a...
By Elisa Carassai
Once more, Brunello Cucinelli has proven he truly cares about Italy’s cultural heritage.In a press conference on Thursday, hosted in collaboration with Norcia’s mayor Nicola Alemanno, Cucinelli announced he would be continuing to pledge support for the restoration of Norcia’s Torre Civica and the...
Once more, Brunello Cucinelli has proven he truly cares about Italy’s cultural heritage.In a press conference on Thursday, hosted in collaboration with Norcia’s mayor Nicola Alemanno, Cucinelli announced he would be continuing to pledge support for the restoration of Norcia’s Torre Civica and the Museo della Castellina and theatre, which were damaged during the tragic earthquake that hit...