By Gianluca Cantaro
The most unsophisticated mistake that you could make is to consider the Haute Couture just an excess of decorations for impossible clothing and large headpieces. On the contrary, it’s a matter of ability often based on the most difficult construction turned into something simple,...
The most unsophisticated mistake that you could make is to consider the Haute Couture just an excess of decorations for impossible clothing and large headpieces. On the contrary, it’s a matter of ability often based on the most difficult construction turned into something simple, light, and wearable. “We are living in a speedy society where everything is consumed by the next...
Paris Haute Couture Day One: Craftsmanship is Here to Stay
By Elisabeta Tudor
Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor have always excelled at showcasing otherworldly tailoring and...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor have always excelled at showcasing otherworldly tailoring and craftsmanship that comes with a sense of poetry. In fact, the designer-duo's historical take on fashion is often expressed through a range of story-telling Haute Couture numbers that look like soft...
Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor have always excelled at showcasing otherworldly tailoring and craftsmanship that comes with a sense of poetry. In fact, the designer-duo's historical take on fashion is often expressed through a range of story-telling Haute Couture numbers that look like soft armors at times, and always impress through their ingenious craftsmanship. For this Fall 2019 season,...
Acne is Chasing White Rabbits While Miu Miu is Taming Wild Horses
By Elisabeta Tudor
While the Haute Couture shows have barely started in Paris, some brands are taking advantage of a...
By Elisabeta Tudor
While the Haute Couture shows have barely started in Paris, some brands are taking advantage of a less busy schedule to unveil their commercial collections – such as Acne, with its Spring/Summer 2020 women's ready-to-wear, and Miu Miu, with its 2020 Cruise collection. Acne Studios Spring/Summer...
While the Haute Couture shows have barely started in Paris, some brands are taking advantage of a less busy schedule to unveil their commercial collections – such as Acne, with its Spring/Summer 2020 women's ready-to-wear, and Miu Miu, with its 2020 Cruise collection. Acne Studios Spring/Summer 2020 ready-to-wear show in Paris. Photo by Guillaume Roujas for NOWFASHION.But although these two...
Paris Day Six: Celine’s 70s Fascination
By Gianluca Cantaro
Hedi Slimane’s nostalgia for the Seventies was strong on the catwalk of Celine that closed this...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Hedi Slimane’s nostalgia for the Seventies was strong on the catwalk of Celine that closed this June edition of Paris Men’s Fashion Week. A posse of cloned ephebic, yet fiercely romantic, boys strolled with bangs, sunglasses, and fists deeply inserted in their pockets. Celine Spring/Summer 2020...
Hedi Slimane’s nostalgia for the Seventies was strong on the catwalk of Celine that closed this June edition of Paris Men’s Fashion Week. A posse of cloned ephebic, yet fiercely romantic, boys strolled with bangs, sunglasses, and fists deeply inserted in their pockets. Celine Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Paris. Photo by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION.Two different worlds with the same...
Paris Day Five: Decoding the New Men’s Wardrobe
By Gianluca Cantaro
The disassembling and reassembling technique became the trademark of Chitose Abe at Sacai. This...
By Gianluca Cantaro
The disassembling and reassembling technique became the trademark of Chitose Abe at Sacai. This season, she explored a new path of this execution leaving back the colorful patchworks of motifs to go monochrome, without losing an inch of her style. She opened with an unexpected girly dress in...
The disassembling and reassembling technique became the trademark of Chitose Abe at Sacai. This season, she explored a new path of this execution leaving back the colorful patchworks of motifs to go monochrome, without losing an inch of her style. She opened with an unexpected girly dress in black and white made from a men’s tuxedo shirt on a black long skirt with a stitched bow tie hung around...
Paris Menswear: The Highlights
By Elisabeta Tudor
The Spring/Summer 2020 season is almost over. There is only one more day of runway shows left in...
By Elisabeta Tudor
By Elisabeta Tudor
The Spring/Summer 2020 season is almost over. There is only one more day of runway shows left in Paris and we can already predict what you will be wearing next summer. And yet, one wonders if these trends will still matter to their targeted audience and customers. In our ultra-connected and...
The Spring/Summer 2020 season is almost over. There is only one more day of runway shows left in Paris and we can already predict what you will be wearing next summer. And yet, one wonders if these trends will still matter to their targeted audience and customers. In our ultra-connected and digitalized world, where information and visual inspiration flow 24 hours a day, the very concept of...
Paris Day Four: The Pink Desert of Dior Homme
By Gianluca Cantaro
In the season of nature, gardens, flowers, sustainability messages, and disconnecting from...
By Gianluca Cantaro
In the season of nature, gardens, flowers, sustainability messages, and disconnecting from devices to enjoy real life, Dior Homme, designed by English artistic director Kim Jones, created a shaded pink desert world built in a huge tent near the Institut du Monde Arabe to present the collection...
In the season of nature, gardens, flowers, sustainability messages, and disconnecting from devices to enjoy real life, Dior Homme, designed by English artistic director Kim Jones, created a shaded pink desert world built in a huge tent near the Institut du Monde Arabe to present the collection conceived in collaboration with American artist Daniel Arsham. Along with the work of Japanese artist...
Paris Day Three: Gardening at Louis Vuitton and Then Meeting at Vetements
By Gianluca Cantaro
The third collection of Virgil Abloh at the helm of Louis Vuitton menswear was a walk in the...
By Gianluca Cantaro
The third collection of Virgil Abloh at the helm of Louis Vuitton menswear was a walk in the routine stroll of the Place Dauphine, near the Pont Neuf and a few steps away from the Louis Vuitton headquarters. The square is a beautiful example of a quiet Parisian neighborhood and it was completely...
The third collection of Virgil Abloh at the helm of Louis Vuitton menswear was a walk in the routine stroll of the Place Dauphine, near the Pont Neuf and a few steps away from the Louis Vuitton headquarters. The square is a beautiful example of a quiet Parisian neighborhood and it was completely closed for the show. The everyday life mood was a replica of the Parisian original with the same...
Accessories Highlights: And the Winners (So Far) Are…
By Elisabeta Tudor
While fashion week is first and foremost about clothes, we can't help but notice that designers...
By Elisabeta Tudor
While fashion week is first and foremost about clothes, we can't help but notice that designers are focusing more and more on creating fresh, eye-catching, sometimes quirky – and always Instagrammable – jewelry, hats, bags, and leather goods for men and women. Here are our favorite pieces from...
While fashion week is first and foremost about clothes, we can't help but notice that designers are focusing more and more on creating fresh, eye-catching, sometimes quirky – and always Instagrammable – jewelry, hats, bags, and leather goods for men and women. Here are our favorite pieces from Paris’ Spring/Summer 2020 menswear season so far. LOUIS VUITTON'S UPGRADED MONOGRAM BAGSLouis Vuitton...
Paris Day Two: The Flowers of Virgil Abloh
By Gianluca Cantaro
Off-White opened the second day of Paris Fashion Week with a controversial show. The subject of...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Off-White opened the second day of Paris Fashion Week with a controversial show. The subject of the debate wasn’t the clothes but the end of the presentation. Rewind. The set was a huge stage mounted inside the Carreau du Temple made of plywood: people were sitting all around a big flower bed...
Off-White opened the second day of Paris Fashion Week with a controversial show. The subject of the debate wasn’t the clothes but the end of the presentation. Rewind. The set was a huge stage mounted inside the Carreau du Temple made of plywood: people were sitting all around a big flower bed with musk and white carnations. It began and, without any shiver, ended: utilitarian urban sportswear,...
Paris Day One: Gangs of Paris
By Gianluca Cantaro
The fashion week kicked off with a dense and intense calendar. Different points of view ushered...
By Gianluca Cantaro
By Gianluca Cantaro
The fashion week kicked off with a dense and intense calendar. Different points of view ushered the audience forward into an intriguing journey of the new men’s aesthetics and visions, or backwards through the various boring proposals we have seen and bought for several seasons. What makes this...
The fashion week kicked off with a dense and intense calendar. Different points of view ushered the audience forward into an intriguing journey of the new men’s aesthetics and visions, or backwards through the various boring proposals we have seen and bought for several seasons. What makes this alternation illogical is an off-key feeling that makes these voices play more tone-deaf than...
Milan Day Four: The Armani Garden of Freedom
By Gianluca Cantaro
The final day of the Milan menswear shows unfurled in a botanical dream. The beauty of the hidden...
By Gianluca Cantaro
The final day of the Milan menswear shows unfurled in a botanical dream. The beauty of the hidden and private parks and gardens that set the stage for the last day of top shows were simply among some of the best locations ever. Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Milan. Photos by...
The final day of the Milan menswear shows unfurled in a botanical dream. The beauty of the hidden and private parks and gardens that set the stage for the last day of top shows were simply among some of the best locations ever. Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Milan. Photos by Alessandro Garofalo for NOWFASHION.Giorgio Armani moved away from his eponymous Teatro designed by...
Milano Day 3: Collaborations Feed Creativity
By Gianluca Cantaro
Forging ties and collaborations between fashion houses and iconic, but unrelated, companies and...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Forging ties and collaborations between fashion houses and iconic, but unrelated, companies and names is still on the rise in this business. The continuous research of the next and the new, and the overproduction of umpteenth collections, pushes companies into forced and unexpected...
Forging ties and collaborations between fashion houses and iconic, but unrelated, companies and names is still on the rise in this business. The continuous research of the next and the new, and the overproduction of umpteenth collections, pushes companies into forced and unexpected marriages. Etro Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Milan. Photo by Alessandro Garofalo for NOWFASHION.Is it also...
Magliano Taps into the Milan Underworld
By Sofia Celeste
Magliano, the brand founded in 2016 by rising star Luca Magliano, uses grit, irony, realism, and...
By Sofia Celeste
Magliano, the brand founded in 2016 by rising star Luca Magliano, uses grit, irony, realism, and satire to captivate an audience and promote its name. And this Spring/Summer 2020 men’s collection was no exception.  Luca Magliano at his Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Milan. Photo by Gio...
Magliano, the brand founded in 2016 by rising star Luca Magliano, uses grit, irony, realism, and satire to captivate an audience and promote its name. And this Spring/Summer 2020 men’s collection was no exception.  Luca Magliano at his Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Milan. Photo by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION.Case in point: its muse is salt and pepper-haired model Toni Pandolfi whose...
Milan Day Two: Olympic Emporio Armani
By Gianluca Cantaro
Giorgio Armani ushered in the 2020 Summer Olympics by presenting the official EA7 Emporio Armani...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Giorgio Armani ushered in the 2020 Summer Olympics by presenting the official EA7 Emporio Armani uniforms that will debut at the Tokyo games. Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Milan. Photo by Guillaume Roujas for NOWFASHION.The show closed as 20 Olympic and 9 Paralympic Team...
Giorgio Armani ushered in the 2020 Summer Olympics by presenting the official EA7 Emporio Armani uniforms that will debut at the Tokyo games. Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Milan. Photo by Guillaume Roujas for NOWFASHION.The show closed as 20 Olympic and 9 Paralympic Team Italy athletes paraded down the runway wearing night blue tracksuits. The tracksuits were adorned with...