Maison Margiela's Forties Remix
By Gianluca Cantaro
Glitched nostalgia from the 40s with a perverse twist showed today at Maison Margiela. As...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
Glitched nostalgia from the 40s with a perverse twist showed today at Maison Margiela. As memories are filtered by time, they are then distorted and often belie the original meaning. John Galliano, Creative Director, went into this process of elaborating the codes of those years by reshuffling...
Glitched nostalgia from the 40s with a perverse twist showed today at Maison Margiela. As memories are filtered by time, they are then distorted and often belie the original meaning. John Galliano, Creative Director, went into this process of elaborating the codes of those years by reshuffling them with digital-era language, generally fast and cursory. The past, present, and future were...
FFF Continues Its Expansion
By Elisabeta Tudor
Due to Fashion Farm Foundation's (FFF) efforts, the presence of China-based designers is on the...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
Due to Fashion Farm Foundation's (FFF) efforts, the presence of China-based designers is on the rise in Europe. This Spring/Summer 2020 season was no exception. Once again FFF thrust new Hong Kong-based designer talents and their creativity into the Parisian spotlight.  The non-profit association...
Due to Fashion Farm Foundation's (FFF) efforts, the presence of China-based designers is on the rise in Europe. This Spring/Summer 2020 season was no exception. Once again FFF thrust new Hong Kong-based designer talents and their creativity into the Parisian spotlight.  The non-profit association was founded in 2012 by a group of enthusiastic fashion entrepreneurs in Hong Kong. It has been...
Guillaume Henry Revives Patou
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
The fashion designer takes the reins at the storied fashion house, as Patou approaches its 100th...
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
By Frédéric Martin-Bernard
The fashion designer takes the reins at the storied fashion house, as Patou approaches its 100th anniversary. Guillaume Henry shares his ambitions for the French heritage brand, which has been dormant since the 1980s. With an out-of-the-ordinary vision, Henry hopes to awaken this sleeping beauty...
The fashion designer takes the reins at the storied fashion house, as Patou approaches its 100th anniversary. Guillaume Henry shares his ambitions for the French heritage brand, which has been dormant since the 1980s. With an out-of-the-ordinary vision, Henry hopes to awaken this sleeping beauty from a decades-long slumber.This afternoon, Patou will present its first ready-to-wear collection...
Dior Goes Green
By Gianluca Cantaro
After feminism, Dior goes into sustainability. This is the message behind its last prêt-à-porter...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
After feminism, Dior goes into sustainability. This is the message behind its last prêt-à-porter show, the presentation of which coincides with the Global Climate Strike part of the Global Week for Future from 20th-27th September, as a reaction to the United Nations Climate Action Summit that...
After feminism, Dior goes into sustainability. This is the message behind its last prêt-à-porter show, the presentation of which coincides with the Global Climate Strike part of the Global Week for Future from 20th-27th September, as a reaction to the United Nations Climate Action Summit that took place on September 23rd in New York. This big event is related to the worldwide action part of the...
Coperni's Ultra-Connected Comeback
By Elisabeta Tudor
Today, Arnaud Vaillant and Sébastien Meyer unveiled their new Spring/Summer 2020 collection for...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Today, Arnaud Vaillant and Sébastien Meyer unveiled their new Spring/Summer 2020 collection for their womenswear label Coperni – and therefore made an anticipated return to the fashion industry. The designer-duo started Coperni in 2013, and the brand's collections soon earned them accolades from...
Today, Arnaud Vaillant and Sébastien Meyer unveiled their new Spring/Summer 2020 collection for their womenswear label Coperni – and therefore made an anticipated return to the fashion industry. The designer-duo started Coperni in 2013, and the brand's collections soon earned them accolades from the industry, which eventually led them to win the prestigious ANDAM First Collection Prize in 2014....
Telfar Shares Its World
By Elisabeta Tudor
The Spring/Summer 2020 ready-to-wear shows just started today in Paris, and what we saw so far...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
The Spring/Summer 2020 ready-to-wear shows just started today in Paris, and what we saw so far was promising: featuring independent brands, rather than the big industry voices, the first day – or rather evening – welcomed the Grand Prize winner of the 2019 LVMH Prize Rokh, in addition to the...
The Spring/Summer 2020 ready-to-wear shows just started today in Paris, and what we saw so far was promising: featuring independent brands, rather than the big industry voices, the first day – or rather evening – welcomed the Grand Prize winner of the 2019 LVMH Prize Rokh, in addition to the collection of the Japanese designer Mame Kurogouchi and the Korean designer Kiminte Kimhekim. While...
The New Shock by the Shox
Text by Giulia Mulonia
The Iconic Shox by Nike is legendary – not just for the innovative materials it is crafted with,...
Text by Giulia Mulonia
Text by Giulia Mulonia
The Iconic Shox by Nike is legendary – not just for the innovative materials it is crafted with, but also for the bright colors and its peculiar circular pistons. The model first hit the shelves in 2003 and its quirky elements and urban street allure rendered the model a great success.  Today,...
The Iconic Shox by Nike is legendary – not just for the innovative materials it is crafted with, but also for the bright colors and its peculiar circular pistons. The model first hit the shelves in 2003 and its quirky elements and urban street allure rendered the model a great success.  Today, the latest version of the Shox, the Shox TL, combines breathable mesh into the upper portion of the...
Gucci’s Escape from Control
By Gianluca Cantaro
Institutions, devices, and mechanisms of subjugation are the instruments that the “biopolitics”...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
Institutions, devices, and mechanisms of subjugation are the instruments that the “biopolitics” (quoting the French philosopher Michel Foucault) use to impose conducts and paths that keep us under invisible surveillance and classification. It’s a kind of subtle control on our lives that silently...
Institutions, devices, and mechanisms of subjugation are the instruments that the “biopolitics” (quoting the French philosopher Michel Foucault) use to impose conducts and paths that keep us under invisible surveillance and classification. It’s a kind of subtle control on our lives that silently push us in a direction that we thought we freely decided, but actually we did not. On a lower scale,...
The World by Giorgio Armani
By Gianluca Cantaro
The earth collection of Giorgio Armani is strongly linked with our planet. The browns of the...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
The earth collection of Giorgio Armani is strongly linked with our planet. The browns of the earth with touches of blue in different shades, greys, and light pink composed the palette for a collection that wanted to celebrate the beauty of our planet. “This is my way to remember all the natural...
The earth collection of Giorgio Armani is strongly linked with our planet. The browns of the earth with touches of blue in different shades, greys, and light pink composed the palette for a collection that wanted to celebrate the beauty of our planet. “This is my way to remember all the natural elements and their importance,” explained Armani backstage before the show. “We just have only one...
Is Milan the Place to Be?
By Sofia Celeste
With JLo’s stride down the Versace Spring/Summer 2020 runway in the scandalously sexy, legendary...
By Sofia Celeste
By Sofia Celeste
With JLo’s stride down the Versace Spring/Summer 2020 runway in the scandalously sexy, legendary jungle dress, she dropped the mic on any other fashion show here. With skin to die for and a booty that has not lost any of its bodaciousness, the singer, dancer, actress, mother of twins, just closed...
With JLo’s stride down the Versace Spring/Summer 2020 runway in the scandalously sexy, legendary jungle dress, she dropped the mic on any other fashion show here. With skin to die for and a booty that has not lost any of its bodaciousness, the singer, dancer, actress, mother of twins, just closed a global concert tour celebrating her 50th birthday and the Versace appearance was another crowning...
Tod's Modernity in Craftsmanship
By Gianluca Cantaro
Stick with the best you can do, and it will become timeless. Trends are ephemeral and, if not...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
Stick with the best you can do, and it will become timeless. Trends are ephemeral and, if not rooted in a solid ground, they have no future. Tod’s, part of the Della Valle Group, perfectly exemplifies this strategy: season by season it evolved in order to reach the maximum level of luxury. Forget...
Stick with the best you can do, and it will become timeless. Trends are ephemeral and, if not rooted in a solid ground, they have no future. Tod’s, part of the Della Valle Group, perfectly exemplifies this strategy: season by season it evolved in order to reach the maximum level of luxury. Forget fashion gimmicks when Mister Diego Della Valle is part of the game. Attracting flamboyant audiences...
A Return to Real Life
By Gianluca Cantaro
The speed of our world often makes us forget our past, our roots. Brands and designers chase...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
The speed of our world often makes us forget our past, our roots. Brands and designers chase things that aren’t worth it or that aren’t what they really need to focus on, in order to make the right move. But a company must be very structured to go through these difficult years. “In this Emporio...
The speed of our world often makes us forget our past, our roots. Brands and designers chase things that aren’t worth it or that aren’t what they really need to focus on, in order to make the right move. But a company must be very structured to go through these difficult years. “In this Emporio Armani collection, I simply went back to my past and reworked it in order to make it contemporary,”...
Metropolitan Sophisticate At Giada
By Sofia Celeste
With a collection that unfolded among the dusty manuscripts of Milan’s Biblioteca Braidense,...
By Sofia Celeste
With a collection that unfolded among the dusty manuscripts of Milan’s Biblioteca Braidense, Giada’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection saluted the cosmopolitan jet-set – just months after it opened its first US monobrand stores. 
Giada feted the Boston store, situated on the edge of the Boston Common...
With a collection that unfolded among the dusty manuscripts of Milan’s Biblioteca Braidense, Giada’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection saluted the cosmopolitan jet-set – just months after it opened its first US monobrand stores. 
Giada feted the Boston store, situated on the edge of the Boston Common and next to the city’s Four Season’s Hotel, in April. Since Boston is not a fashion mecca, Giada...
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By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Fashion has always been, in no small part, about the rich. The industry first sprang to life in...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Fashion has always been, in no small part, about the rich. The industry first sprang to life in the 19th century, to indulge the whims of royalty and aristocrats; decades later, the great houses of Paris couture’s golden age were sustained by a tiny, fiercely loyal (and high-spending) clientele....
Fashion has always been, in no small part, about the rich. The industry first sprang to life in the 19th century, to indulge the whims of royalty and aristocrats; decades later, the great houses of Paris couture’s golden age were sustained by a tiny, fiercely loyal (and high-spending) clientele. London, though, has always been more democratic; it’s the city of Mary Quant and Carnaby Street, of...
At Prada simplicity is back
By Gianluca Cantaro
“The feeling in today’s world is that everything is too much. Overproduction, overconsumption,...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
“The feeling in today’s world is that everything is too much. Overproduction, overconsumption, overspeed. This makes a harsh contrast with the need we have to consume and pollute less,” explained Miuccia Prada before the show wearing a beautiful and very bourgeoise outfit: a blue cashmere...
“The feeling in today’s world is that everything is too much. Overproduction, overconsumption, overspeed. This makes a harsh contrast with the need we have to consume and pollute less,” explained Miuccia Prada before the show wearing a beautiful and very bourgeoise outfit: a blue cashmere pullover, long pearl necklaces, white slip dress, and black polished décolletées. “It’s the contradiction...