Standing in the Shadow of the Future
By Jessica Bumpus
Following Frederik Tjaerandsen’s spectacular standout collection from the BA Central Saint...
By Jessica Bumpus
Following Frederik Tjaerandsen’s spectacular standout collection from the BA Central Saint Martins show last summer (dress bubble ballon-like creations that were as insane as they sound and brilliant - and recently shown as part of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Fashion In Motion series),...
Following Frederik Tjaerandsen’s spectacular standout collection from the BA Central Saint Martins show last summer (dress bubble ballon-like creations that were as insane as they sound and brilliant - and recently shown as part of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Fashion In Motion series), students from the renowned fashion college’s MA programme had their work cut out in impressing this...
New Romantics: A London Valentine
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
There is, really, no ideal way to spend a day like February 14th. Embrace it and you’re resigning...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
There is, really, no ideal way to spend a day like February 14th. Embrace it and you’re resigning yourself to a night in an overcrowded restaurant, fighting for attention from waiters rushed off their feet; ignore it and you’re still assaulted at every turn by people declaring undying love with...
There is, really, no ideal way to spend a day like February 14th. Embrace it and you’re resigning yourself to a night in an overcrowded restaurant, fighting for attention from waiters rushed off their feet; ignore it and you’re still assaulted at every turn by people declaring undying love with last-minute roses and wilting helium-heart balloons. The coincidence of Valentine’s Day falling at...
Trending: Surprise Celebrity Catwalk Sightings
By Jessica Bumpus
While having celebrities on the catwalk isn’t something new for fashion week (Courtney Love at...
By Jessica Bumpus
While having celebrities on the catwalk isn’t something new for fashion week (Courtney Love at Philipp Plein whizzing down the runway is just one that immediately springs to mind), it made for a unique experience for Girls star Lena Dunham today as she made her catwalk debut for the London-based...
While having celebrities on the catwalk isn’t something new for fashion week (Courtney Love at Philipp Plein whizzing down the runway is just one that immediately springs to mind), it made for a unique experience for Girls star Lena Dunham today as she made her catwalk debut for the London-based label 16 Arlington - hot on the heels of Miley Cyrus taking a turn for Marc Jacobs in New...
Does the Personal Luxury Model Have a Future?
By Fabio Ciquera
Virgil Abloh, creative director of Louis Vuitton menswear declared recently that “streetwear is...
By Fabio Ciquera
Virgil Abloh, creative director of Louis Vuitton menswear declared recently that “streetwear is definitely going to die”. Case in point, the current model of personal luxury that in the past generated 271 billions of euro in 2019 , the larger macro-category within the wider industry that moves in...
Virgil Abloh, creative director of Louis Vuitton menswear declared recently that “streetwear is definitely going to die”. Case in point, the current model of personal luxury that in the past generated 271 billions of euro in 2019 , the larger macro-category within the wider industry that moves in excess of a trillion euros globally, does not seem able to produce the “antiques of tomorrow”...
Taiga Takahashi's Minimalist Memorabilia
By Elisa Carassai
As another cycle of fashion month moves forward at an increasingly intense pace, more and more...
By Elisa Carassai
As another cycle of fashion month moves forward at an increasingly intense pace, more and more young designers are fighting to make a difference to stand out in the extremely saturated industry that is fashion. It is, however, the designers who are focusing on creating and producing clothing...
As another cycle of fashion month moves forward at an increasingly intense pace, more and more young designers are fighting to make a difference to stand out in the extremely saturated industry that is fashion. It is, however, the designers who are focusing on creating and producing clothing slowly and with the care that seems to be making the most significant impact in the industry. And Taiga...
N21 and FILA To Launch Capsule Collection in Japan
By Alice Ierace
For its Spring 2020 season, Milan-based fashion brand N°21 is teaming up with iconic Italian...
By Alice Ierace
For its Spring 2020 season, Milan-based fashion brand N°21 is teaming up with iconic Italian sportswear label FILA to release an exclusive capsule collection available from Spring exclusively in Japan.The N°21 x FILA collection, which includes sport-style items, such as T-shirts, hoodies,...
For its Spring 2020 season, Milan-based fashion brand N°21 is teaming up with iconic Italian sportswear label FILA to release an exclusive capsule collection available from Spring exclusively in Japan.The N°21 x FILA collection, which includes sport-style items, such as T-shirts, hoodies, trainers and caps, draws upon FILA’s vintage designs mixed with a unique twist, due to Alessandro...
Is New York Fashion Week Still Relevant Anymore?
By Sara Radin
Is New York fashion week still relevant anymore? It’s a question that has been on the minds of...
By Sara Radin
Is New York fashion week still relevant anymore? It’s a question that has been on the minds of many fashion industry folks this past NYFW. Vogue Business published a story questioning if New York should cancel fashion week altogether while Quartz shared its own, wondering if the event still has a...
Is New York fashion week still relevant anymore? It’s a question that has been on the minds of many fashion industry folks this past NYFW. Vogue Business published a story questioning if New York should cancel fashion week altogether while Quartz shared its own, wondering if the event still has a purpose at all. It seems designers too are unsure about it.This season many designers dropped out...
Alighieri's Rosh Mahtani to Receive Prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Award at LFW
By Alice Ierace
As London Fashion Week approaches, so are the many prestigious awards that will recognise...
By Alice Ierace
As London Fashion Week approaches, so are the many prestigious awards that will recognise talented designers for their hard work. Amongst them, Rosh Mahtani of Alighieri will be presented with The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design by Her Royal Highness Princess Royal on behalf of Her...
As London Fashion Week approaches, so are the many prestigious awards that will recognise talented designers for their hard work. Amongst them, Rosh Mahtani of Alighieri will be presented with The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design by Her Royal Highness Princess Royal on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen. The award will accredit Mahtani for the craftsmanship of her jewellery, for using...
In With The Old And New: Heritage Catalyses NYFW
By Sara Radin
On the morning of the second to last day of New York Fashion Week, Sally LaPointe made a strong...
By Sara Radin
On the morning of the second to last day of New York Fashion Week, Sally LaPointe made a strong case for monochromatic dressing. The concept isn’t novel by any means, but her collection brought a sense of renewed interest in it. Models descended the runway in rich and vibrant shades of slime...
On the morning of the second to last day of New York Fashion Week, Sally LaPointe made a strong case for monochromatic dressing. The concept isn’t novel by any means, but her collection brought a sense of renewed interest in it. Models descended the runway in rich and vibrant shades of slime green, tan, chocolate brown, red, blue-grey, cerulean, and purple. There were also a few looks that were...
A Play of Contrasts at Area and Dion Lee
By Sara Radin
Yesterday morning members of the fashion industry gathered all the way uptown in East Harlem at...
By Sara Radin
Yesterday morning members of the fashion industry gathered all the way uptown in East Harlem at The Africa Center for Area’s autumn-winter 2020 runway show. Though it was a far trip from my apartment Brooklyn, it was a nice respite from some of the more typical NYFW locations downtown. The site...
Yesterday morning members of the fashion industry gathered all the way uptown in East Harlem at The Africa Center for Area’s autumn-winter 2020 runway show. Though it was a far trip from my apartment Brooklyn, it was a nice respite from some of the more typical NYFW locations downtown. The site was intentional, as the brand’s founders Beckett Fogg and Piotrek Panszczyk are embarking on an...
An Emotional Patchwork at Linder
By Elisa Carassai
Set inside a townhouse in Gramercy, just off Union Square Park, Sam Linder and Kirk Miller opened...
By Elisa Carassai
Set inside a townhouse in Gramercy, just off Union Square Park, Sam Linder and Kirk Miller opened New York Fashion Week with their joined womenswear and menswear collections. The New York-based label has over the past few seasons developed a particular kind of aesthetic which cultivates a...
Set inside a townhouse in Gramercy, just off Union Square Park, Sam Linder and Kirk Miller opened New York Fashion Week with their joined womenswear and menswear collections. The New York-based label has over the past few seasons developed a particular kind of aesthetic which cultivates a specific form of intriguing strangeness, merging urbane bohemian vibes with some dreamy, romantic drift. It...
Searching for Joy at NYFW: From Musicals to Tiny Dogs and Even Oprah
By Sara Radin
In an industry that often feels isolating and competitive, Susan Alexandra — both the person and...
By Sara Radin
In an industry that often feels isolating and competitive, Susan Alexandra — both the person and the brand — is a beacon of light. Her metal jewellery and beaded purses have quickly sparked a fashion revolution, fostering a community of fans who see her accessories as not just the frosting on top...
In an industry that often feels isolating and competitive, Susan Alexandra — both the person and the brand — is a beacon of light. Her metal jewellery and beaded purses have quickly sparked a fashion revolution, fostering a community of fans who see her accessories as not just the frosting on top of an outfit but the main course. In an instant, a micro beaded watermelon bag meant for one’s...
e1972: A Sizeless Collection For Every Shape
By Gianluca Cantaro
The model melting pot of New York City is what makes this...
By Gianluca Cantaro
The model melting pot of New York City is what makes this metropolis so unique. Despite the winds of hate that blow around the world, individuals give priority to love and try to make America great again by rejecting egoism and embracing inclusivity....
The model melting pot of New York City is what makes this metropolis so unique. Despite the winds of hate that blow around the world, individuals give priority to love and try to make America great again by rejecting egoism and embracing inclusivity. Sadly, the movement is still small but the fact that this feeling exists and that some voices are strong...
Rui Zhou's Architectural Designs Celebrate the Female Form
By Sara Radin
Rui Zhou’s designs focus on the tension and intimacy between the body and garments. The knitwear...
By Sara Radin
Rui Zhou’s designs focus on the tension and intimacy between the body and garments. The knitwear designer once told the CFDA, “The body changes the shape of the second skin.” A 2018 CFDA+ Design Graduate and a 2017 H&M Design Award semifinalist, Zhou takes a poetic, minimalist approach to...
Rui Zhou’s designs focus on the tension and intimacy between the body and garments. The knitwear designer once told the CFDA, “The body changes the shape of the second skin.” A 2018 CFDA+ Design Graduate and a 2017 H&M Design Award semifinalist, Zhou takes a poetic, minimalist approach to fashion, making wonderfully conceptual pieces that adorn and elevate the female form.Yesterday, during her...
Fashion's Rebranding Revolution
By Robin Torres
In a world saturated by endless choice and comparable...
By Robin Torres
In a world saturated by endless choice and comparable products, branding has become - often more so than the products - what allows for differentiation. When two goods are created equal, it’s the perceived value, social and cultural components, that often...
In a world saturated by endless choice and comparable products, branding has become - often more so than the products - what allows for differentiation. When two goods are created equal, it’s the perceived value, social and cultural components, that often sways the consumer.    Recently, a design-related phenomenon labelled ‘blanding’ became a...