Christopher John Rogers Receives a Standing Ovation at NYFW
By Robin Torres
This must have been quite a special afternoon for Brooklyn-based designer Christopher John...
By Robin Torres
This must have been quite a special afternoon for Brooklyn-based designer Christopher John Rogers. Presenting his Spring 2020 collection for the first time at NYFW, it’s unlikely it could have gone any better than it did; and for those who attended, it might have been one for the books. From an...
This must have been quite a special afternoon for Brooklyn-based designer Christopher John Rogers. Presenting his Spring 2020 collection for the first time at NYFW, it’s unlikely it could have gone any better than it did; and for those who attended, it might have been one for the books. From an impressive runway show composed of over 30 looks to a remarkably curated (and supportive) attendance...
Changing of the Guard: Streetwear Shapes NYFW
By Robin Torres
As NYFW attempts to forge a new path amidst an industry that’s been in full flux for quite a...
By Robin Torres
As NYFW attempts to forge a new path amidst an industry that’s been in full flux for quite a number of seasons now, many adaptive and innovative changes have taken place. Tom Ford’s appointment as the new CFDA chairman is one of those exciting and significant recent developments. Shortly after...
As NYFW attempts to forge a new path amidst an industry that’s been in full flux for quite a number of seasons now, many adaptive and innovative changes have taken place. Tom Ford’s appointment as the new CFDA chairman is one of those exciting and significant recent developments. Shortly after being voted into his new role, the American designer got down to business, most noticeably slashing...
Willy Chavarria Makes Fashion “Great Again”
By Robin Torres
In an industry sometimes stiffened by traditions and gate keepers, Willy...
By Robin Torres
In an industry sometimes stiffened by traditions and gate keepers, Willy Chavarria – alongside a handful of emerging designers such as Puppets and Puppets or Palomo Spain, and more established ones such as Collina Strada and Telfar – represents a refreshing and necessary...
In an industry sometimes stiffened by traditions and gate keepers, Willy Chavarria – alongside a handful of emerging designers such as Puppets and Puppets or Palomo Spain, and more established ones such as Collina Strada and Telfar – represents a refreshing and necessary unconventionality. From realizing he wanted to be a fashion designer while working a part-time job at Joe...
LCF BA Show: Making Moves with Cautious Thinking
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s at a timely moment that the London College of Fashion BA show, shown this week in Stratford,...
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s at a timely moment that the London College of Fashion BA show, shown this week in Stratford, was inspired by the theme “move.” All six of the college’s campuses will relocate to the East End hub permanently in 2022. And in the broader landscape of fashion, movement as an umbrella term, from...
It’s at a timely moment that the London College of Fashion BA show, shown this week in Stratford, was inspired by the theme “move.” All six of the college’s campuses will relocate to the East End hub permanently in 2022. And in the broader landscape of fashion, movement as an umbrella term, from sustainability drives to gender fluidity notions, is nothing if not incredibly prevalent right...
Paris Haute Couture Day Four: Valentino’s Ode to Individuality
By Gianluca Cantaro
Take “Medea” by director Pier Paolo Pasolini, the elegance of the Armenian women with their...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Take “Medea” by director Pier Paolo Pasolini, the elegance of the Armenian women with their beautiful folk headgear, add a touch of Mongolian and Egyptian traditions mixed with a bourgeois Parisian lady from the Seventies and some Chinese paintings and decorations, and the dream by Pierpaolo...
Take “Medea” by director Pier Paolo Pasolini, the elegance of the Armenian women with their beautiful folk headgear, add a touch of Mongolian and Egyptian traditions mixed with a bourgeois Parisian lady from the Seventies and some Chinese paintings and decorations, and the dream by Pierpaolo Piccioli at Valentino Haute Couture is served. Valentino Fall/Winter 2019 Haute Couture show in Paris....
By Gianluca Cantaro
“This is a collection hinged on past and future. It got back all the details we lost in the turns of time,” said Giorgio Armani before the show of his Haute Couture Privé collection for the Fall/Winter 2019/20, presented at the Petit Palais. “I wanted to also express the era in...
“This is a collection hinged on past and future. It got back all the details we lost in the turns of time,” said Giorgio Armani before the show of his Haute Couture Privé collection for the Fall/Winter 2019/20, presented at the Petit Palais. “I wanted to also express the era in which we are living, with these deep changes; that’s why I wanted this collection to be neither rètro...
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...