Fashion and Tech Game Changers
By Sofia Celeste
In what may be one of the most revolutionary times in fashion's history, the gap between design...
By Sofia Celeste
In what may be one of the most revolutionary times in fashion's history, the gap between design and technology is constantly getting smaller. NOWFASHION chats with Giusy Cannone, the chief executive officer of Fashion Technology Accelerator (a company that invests in fashion and tech startups and...
In what may be one of the most revolutionary times in fashion's history, the gap between design and technology is constantly getting smaller. NOWFASHION chats with Giusy Cannone, the chief executive officer of Fashion Technology Accelerator (a company that invests in fashion and tech startups and enterprises), to pinpoint the startups that are on the brink of changing the industry as we know...
Hide & Seek with Symonds Pearmain
By Jessica Bumpus
“One of the biggest shows we ever did no one saw,” says Max Pearmain in something of a...
By Jessica Bumpus
“One of the biggest shows we ever did no one saw,” says Max Pearmain in something of a paradoxical claim. The stylist, one half of the fashion duo Symonds Pearmain (the other is designer Anthony Symonds – who has worked under such creatives as Vivienne Westwood and John Galliano), is talking...
“One of the biggest shows we ever did no one saw,” says Max Pearmain in something of a paradoxical claim. The stylist, one half of the fashion duo Symonds Pearmain (the other is designer Anthony Symonds – who has worked under such creatives as Vivienne Westwood and John Galliano), is talking about the brand’s trajectory to date, which when one traces it back, is nothing if not a little on the...
Golden Greece by Mary Katrantzou
By Gianluca Cantaro
For one night, the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion revived the ancient splendour of Golden Age...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
For one night, the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion revived the ancient splendour of Golden Age Athens when, in the 5th century BC, the Greek capital had its political hegemony, cultural blooming, and economic prosperity. Today, it's not living the same prosperous moments, but the will to...
For one night, the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion revived the ancient splendour of Golden Age Athens when, in the 5th century BC, the Greek capital had its political hegemony, cultural blooming, and economic prosperity. Today, it's not living the same prosperous moments, but the will to overcome the dramatic crisis started ten years ago. However, the country is still strong, even if the...
INTERVIEW: Peter Pilotto
By Sofia Celeste
Since 2007, the co-founders of Peter Pilotto (Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos) have been...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
Since 2007, the co-founders of Peter Pilotto (Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos) have been infusing their flair onto the British fashion scene. This season, the duo, who met at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, decided to shake things up a bit and showcase in Milan. Showing off the...
Since 2007, the co-founders of Peter Pilotto (Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos) have been infusing their flair onto the British fashion scene. This season, the duo, who met at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, decided to shake things up a bit and showcase in Milan. Showing off the Italian craftsmanship and the exquisite textiles that went into the collection was just as much a...
Belle Époque 2.0 at Louis Vuitton
By Gianluca Cantaro
Nicolas Ghesquière, Creative Director at Louis Vuitton, imagined a modern Belle Époque that...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Nicolas Ghesquière, Creative Director at Louis Vuitton, imagined a modern Belle Époque that seemed to exist in an imaginary future. The flowers and decorations of the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th were reloaded with a Sixties and Seventies flair. Ghesquière wanted to...
Nicolas Ghesquière, Creative Director at Louis Vuitton, imagined a modern Belle Époque that seemed to exist in an imaginary future. The flowers and decorations of the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th were reloaded with a Sixties and Seventies flair. Ghesquière wanted to recreate a new high society related to the revolutionary years in which we are living, which celebrated...
Next Gen: Surviving the Prize
By Elisabeta Tudor
At the time, he was barely 23 years old and had never even studied fashion design, but the 2013...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
At the time, he was barely 23 years old and had never even studied fashion design, but the 2013 debut collection of Simon Porte Jacquemus was an instant sensation with buyers, press, and fashion aficionados. Jacquemus' trajectory has since been seen as the ultimate success story among burgeoning...
At the time, he was barely 23 years old and had never even studied fashion design, but the 2013 debut collection of Simon Porte Jacquemus was an instant sensation with buyers, press, and fashion aficionados. Jacquemus' trajectory has since been seen as the ultimate success story among burgeoning fashion designers, many of whom aspire to become the next "Jacquemus." Sadly, their dream will...
McQueen Reconnects with Reality
By Gianluca Cantaro
“I felt the need to slow down and enjoy the little things, taking back the little beautiful...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
“I felt the need to slow down and enjoy the little things, taking back the little beautiful moments that we are missing with the speed of our daily routine,” explained Sarah Burton, Creative Director of Alexander McQueen, before the show. “We went away from the noise of the city and reached the...
“I felt the need to slow down and enjoy the little things, taking back the little beautiful moments that we are missing with the speed of our daily routine,” explained Sarah Burton, Creative Director of Alexander McQueen, before the show. “We went away from the noise of the city and reached the Irish countryside where we rediscovered the ancient processes of manufacturing linen. This is an...
The Dawn of Celebrity Designers
By Alice Pfeiffer
While Paris has been bubbling over with fashion week excitement, Dover Street Market and Galeries...
By Alice Pfeiffer
While Paris has been bubbling over with fashion week excitement, Dover Street Market and Galeries Lafayette have been equally abuzz.Earlier this week, the British concept store and the Parisian multi-brand department store announced that they were releasing two exclusive collections: the latest...
While Paris has been bubbling over with fashion week excitement, Dover Street Market and Galeries Lafayette have been equally abuzz.Earlier this week, the British concept store and the Parisian multi-brand department store announced that they were releasing two exclusive collections: the latest release of Fenty by Rihanna for the latter, and the first collection by American transgender...
Valentino and the Real World
By Gianluca Cantaro
The dream of the Valentino fairytale princess dresses is something that Pierpaolo Piccioli...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
The dream of the Valentino fairytale princess dresses is something that Pierpaolo Piccioli masterfully created since he started his venture alone at the helm of Valentino. This time, he presented a woman that loves to dress in white with elaborate shirt dresses or in fluorescent colours, both...
The dream of the Valentino fairytale princess dresses is something that Pierpaolo Piccioli masterfully created since he started his venture alone at the helm of Valentino. This time, he presented a woman that loves to dress in white with elaborate shirt dresses or in fluorescent colours, both long and short with puffball sleeves. For those who love prints and decorations, there was a series of...
Noir’s Ode to Nature
By Gianluca Cantaro
At Noir by Kei Ninomiya, the message was clear: we are provoking our own apocalypse so let's do...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
At Noir by Kei Ninomiya, the message was clear: we are provoking our own apocalypse so let's do something in order to help nature, because even if it is stronger than we could imagine, it is really suffering now. The show was a beautiful metaphor expressed in the poetic fashion he is known for....
At Noir by Kei Ninomiya, the message was clear: we are provoking our own apocalypse so let's do something in order to help nature, because even if it is stronger than we could imagine, it is really suffering now. The show was a beautiful metaphor expressed in the poetic fashion he is known for. The dark location gained the finale effect – no bright LED lights, just a spotlight that followed the...
Paris Shows and Show Offs
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
As the Spring/Summer 2020 fashion shows come to a close, the French capital seems increasingly...
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
As the Spring/Summer 2020 fashion shows come to a close, the French capital seems increasingly divided between simple, yet edgy, young-designer presentations and blockbuster-worthy runway productions staged by famous fashion houses.  The Eiffel Tower was ridiculously dim on Tuesday evening, as...
As the Spring/Summer 2020 fashion shows come to a close, the French capital seems increasingly divided between simple, yet edgy, young-designer presentations and blockbuster-worthy runway productions staged by famous fashion houses.  The Eiffel Tower was ridiculously dim on Tuesday evening, as about 400 lights were instead illuminating the extravagant Saint Laurent fashion show. Set in the...
Paris’ Provocation and Prudery
By Elisabeta Tudor
If, by definition, the garment is lifeless, it is brought to life on the runway – and this season...
By Elisabeta Tudor
If, by definition, the garment is lifeless, it is brought to life on the runway – and this season it was brought to the fore with an unusually high level of provocation, fun, kitsch, and fetishism, despite political malaise, an environmental crisis, and economic uncertainty. In fact, a...
If, by definition, the garment is lifeless, it is brought to life on the runway – and this season it was brought to the fore with an unusually high level of provocation, fun, kitsch, and fetishism, despite political malaise, an environmental crisis, and economic uncertainty. In fact, a predominant theme of this fashion week in Paris has been the stark contrast between some designers'...
Celine's 70s Nostalgia
By Gianluca Cantaro
Hedi Slimane’s vision of women is precise and strong; his design is unmistakable from miles away....
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
Hedi Slimane’s vision of women is precise and strong; his design is unmistakable from miles away. The alluring imaginarium he created when he started his womenswear at Saint Laurent still lives in Celine prêt-à-porter. Two human types were facing on the catwalk: the sophisticated upper class lady...
Hedi Slimane’s vision of women is precise and strong; his design is unmistakable from miles away. The alluring imaginarium he created when he started his womenswear at Saint Laurent still lives in Celine prêt-à-porter. Two human types were facing on the catwalk: the sophisticated upper class lady and the still rich, romantic bohemian girl. The glossy 70s were heavily present in the collection:...
Rick Owens Aztec Alien Priestesses
By Gianluca Cantaro
Rick Owens keeps exploring his Mexican-ness, which has been pushed by the debate over the border...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Rick Owens keeps exploring his Mexican-ness, which has been pushed by the debate over the border wall between the United States and his country of origin. The beautiful alien figures seen on the catwalk were the result of the genius creative process of the designer. He started with Aztec...
Rick Owens keeps exploring his Mexican-ness, which has been pushed by the debate over the border wall between the United States and his country of origin. The beautiful alien figures seen on the catwalk were the result of the genius creative process of the designer. He started with Aztec reminiscences through the filter of 30s modernism, found in the alien headpieces and details on the dress...
Nicolas Lecourt Mansion's Flamboyant Debut
By Elisabeta Tudor
"Flamboyant" is the word that best describes Nicolas Lecourt Mansion's fourth and latest...
By Elisabeta Tudor
"Flamboyant" is the word that best describes Nicolas Lecourt Mansion's fourth and latest collection. The winner of the 2019 ANDAM Creative Label Prize (dotted with a 100,000€ financial grant and a year-long professional mentorship) presented his latest collection at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs...
"Flamboyant" is the word that best describes Nicolas Lecourt Mansion's fourth and latest collection. The winner of the 2019 ANDAM Creative Label Prize (dotted with a 100,000€ financial grant and a year-long professional mentorship) presented his latest collection at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris today. Featuring fierce evening and cocktail numbers with rich embellishments, Mansion's...