THE BOYS OF SUMMER: LFWM LIGHTENS UP
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Over the past few menswear seasons there’s been relatively little attention paid, for the most...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Over the past few menswear seasons there’s been relatively little attention paid, for the most part, to the seasons themselves. That’s not to say that there haven’t been coats and sweaters on show every winter, and shorts every summer – but that there’s a kind of standardisation in how we live...
Over the past few menswear seasons there’s been relatively little attention paid, for the most part, to the seasons themselves. That’s not to say that there haven’t been coats and sweaters on show every winter, and shorts every summer – but that there’s a kind of standardisation in how we live now, and in the way we think about clothing, which has blurred the distinction between fashion’s...
Munn: London’s New Leading Name in Menswear
By Jessica Bumpus
Could it be that already on day one of the London Menswear Spring/Summer 2020 season, just two...
By Jessica Bumpus
Could it be that already on day one of the London Menswear Spring/Summer 2020 season, just two shows in, that we saw the best collection of the week? It felt like that at Munn. The Seoul-based brand made a spectacular LFW debut, the designer Hyun-Min Han having been the recipient of an exchange...
Could it be that already on day one of the London Menswear Spring/Summer 2020 season, just two shows in, that we saw the best collection of the week? It felt like that at Munn. The Seoul-based brand made a spectacular LFW debut, the designer Hyun-Min Han having been the recipient of an exchange programme between the British Fashion Council and Seoul Fashion Week, which took place back in...
GET SET: LFWM KICKS INTO GEAR
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Remember when London’s menswear shows started off with a royal reception? Those leisurely,...
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
By John-Michael O'Sullivan
Remember when London’s menswear shows started off with a royal reception? Those leisurely, long-ago days (well, 2012 to be precise) feel a lifetime away now. This season, however, is starting before the city’s had a moment to recover from the Trump family’s fly-by vacation. And its designers,...
Remember when London’s menswear shows started off with a royal reception? Those leisurely, long-ago days (well, 2012 to be precise) feel a lifetime away now. This season, however, is starting before the city’s had a moment to recover from the Trump family’s fly-by vacation. And its designers, more than ever, find themselves slotted into a narrowing slice of the fashion audience’s attention...
Alexander Wang Carries New York’s Fashion Torch into the Future
By Robin Torres
At some point in every major fashion designer’s career, there is a moment when they look back...
By Robin Torres
At some point in every major fashion designer’s career, there is a moment when they look back before they continue moving forward. The past is always a good map to reference when charting unknown territory, especially when the future is as uncertain, complicated, and unfamiliar as the one faced...
At some point in every major fashion designer’s career, there is a moment when they look back before they continue moving forward. The past is always a good map to reference when charting unknown territory, especially when the future is as uncertain, complicated, and unfamiliar as the one faced by today’s struggling fashion industry. Alexander Wang, who showed his S/S 20 collection over the...
There Was Only One Name to Know at the CSM BA Show
By Jessica Bumpus
The question on everyone’s lips this evening at the Central Saint Martins’ BA...
By Jessica Bumpus
The question on everyone’s lips this evening at the Central Saint Martins’ BA show was: how did Fredrik Tjaerandsen do it? The fashion womenswear student wowed with a collection of huge balloons that mesmerised as they walked with models somehow inside them before being manually...
The question on everyone’s lips this evening at the Central Saint Martins’ BA show was: how did Fredrik Tjaerandsen do it? The fashion womenswear student wowed with a collection of huge balloons that mesmerised as they walked with models somehow inside them before being manually deflated, the latex-a-like fabric doing a brief dance mid-air, a shimmy, and then descending down...
Gucci Takes Pro-Choice Stance
By Sofia Celeste
Just two miles away from Vatican City, a bold pro-choice message...
By Sofia Celeste
Just two miles away from Vatican City, a bold pro-choice message was unfurled Tuesday before an international fashion public.Gucci Cruise 2020 show in Rome. Photo: Courtesy of PR.No, it wasn’t a meeting of politicians or a demonstration. It was Gucci’s 2020 cruise...
Just two miles away from Vatican City, a bold pro-choice message was unfurled Tuesday before an international fashion public.Gucci Cruise 2020 show in Rome. Photo: Courtesy of PR.No, it wasn’t a meeting of politicians or a demonstration. It was Gucci’s 2020 cruise collection, and designer Alessandro Michele chose to make his voice heard through his most powerful...
PERFECT NUMBER: Meet Fashion's Next Disruptor
By Elisabeta Tudor
The term "disruptor" has been frequently used by fashion media in recent times; up to its...
By Elisabeta Tudor
The term "disruptor" has been frequently used by fashion media in recent times; up to its paroxysm, in fact. And let's face it: the use and abuse of this word for marketing purposes can be quite annoying. Can a designer or a brand really be considered "disruptive" if their creative philosophy is...
The term "disruptor" has been frequently used by fashion media in recent times; up to its paroxysm, in fact. And let's face it: the use and abuse of this word for marketing purposes can be quite annoying. Can a designer or a brand really be considered "disruptive" if their creative philosophy is solely based on the appropriation of established fashion industry codes, instead of actually...
Fancy with Fenty—10 Facts About Rihanna's LVMH-co-founded Brand
By Elisabeta Tudor
On May 24th, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, the international...
By Elisabeta Tudor
On May 24th, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, the international pop-star-turned-fashion-designer, will unveil her first Fenty collection in Paris at a pop-up store. This takes place just a few days before the actual online launch of the e-shop on www.fenty.com, set for May 29th. On this...
On May 24th, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, the international pop-star-turned-fashion-designer, will unveil her first Fenty collection in Paris at a pop-up store. This takes place just a few days before the actual online launch of the e-shop on www.fenty.com, set for May 29th. On this occasion, Jeremy O. Harris, a New York-based playwright and actor – who has de facto reinterpreted...
Reference Studios Introduce Berlin's First 24-hour Festival for Creativity and Fashion
By Elisabeta Tudor
Circle your calendars: tomorrow, on May 18th, Reference Studios, Berlin's go-to...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Circle your calendars: tomorrow, on May 18th, Reference Studios, Berlin's go-to fashion communication and consulting agency, is staging the inaugural edition of its much-anticipated Reference Berlin Festival in the German capital. This 24-hour-long interdisciplinary festival – an...
Circle your calendars: tomorrow, on May 18th, Reference Studios, Berlin's go-to fashion communication and consulting agency, is staging the inaugural edition of its much-anticipated Reference Berlin Festival in the German capital. This 24-hour-long interdisciplinary festival – an initiative of the agency in partnership with 032c’s Joerg and Maria Koch – will exhibit a carefully...
In Conversation with...Alan Crocetti
By Elisabeta Tudor
Breathing new life into jewelry design, the Brazilian-born and London-based...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Breathing new life into jewelry design, the Brazilian-born and London-based designer Alan Crocetti redefines the codes of traditional jewelry making by opting for gender fluid, sophisticated, and thought-provoking aesthetics. He explained his creative vision and future plans to...
Breathing new life into jewelry design, the Brazilian-born and London-based designer Alan Crocetti redefines the codes of traditional jewelry making by opting for gender fluid, sophisticated, and thought-provoking aesthetics. He explained his creative vision and future plans to NOWFASHION and revealed what it takes to build his own eponymous brand.Alan Crocetti. Photo: Courtesy...
Inspired by iconic pop artists throughout her musical career, Goldilox channeled her inner Andy Warhol during this photo shoot for NOWFASHION.Goldilox wearing a shirt and a sequin jacket by Givenchy.Goldilox wearing a...
Inspired by iconic pop artists throughout her musical career, Goldilox channeled her inner Andy Warhol during this photo shoot for NOWFASHION.Goldilox wearing a shirt and a sequin jacket by Givenchy.Goldilox wearing a knitted jumper by Christian Dior, a jacket by Parajumpers, a pair of jeans by One Teaspoon, a pair...
Deconstructed Classics at the Chanel Cruise 2020 Show
By Alice Pfeiffer
Upon entering the Grand Palais, guests stepped into an early industrial age train station, each...
By Alice Pfeiffer
Upon entering the Grand Palais, guests stepped into an early industrial age train station, each section headed to, signs suggested, a different exotic destination – perhaps a metaphor of Karl’s recent departure.Chanel Cruise 2020 show at the Grand Palais in Paris. Photo: Courtesy of Chanel.The...
Upon entering the Grand Palais, guests stepped into an early industrial age train station, each section headed to, signs suggested, a different exotic destination – perhaps a metaphor of Karl’s recent departure.Chanel Cruise 2020 show at the Grand Palais in Paris. Photo: Courtesy of Chanel.The room was quiet, and a certain eeriness wafted through the air, from a crowd fully aware it was about...
Dior Cruise 2020: A Mediterranean Love Story
By Elisabeta Tudor
It all started with a strong statement: “Culture teaches us to live together,...
By Elisabeta Tudor
It all started with a strong statement: “Culture teaches us to live together, teaches us that we’re not alone in the world, that other people have different traditions and ways of living that are just as valid as our own.” Maria Grazia Chiuri quoted the famous French-Moroccan...
It all started with a strong statement: “Culture teaches us to live together, teaches us that we’re not alone in the world, that other people have different traditions and ways of living that are just as valid as our own.” Maria Grazia Chiuri quoted the famous French-Moroccan author Tahar Ben Jelloun in her show notes, a quote which ultimately set the tone of her latest outing...
Unusual Beauty in Reality at Hyères Festival
By Rebecca Voight
If you could take just one idea home from the 34th annual Hyères International Fashion,...
By Rebecca Voight
If you could take just one idea home from the 34th annual Hyères International Fashion, Photography and Accessories Festival that closed yesterday (Monday, 29 April 2019) after five sunny days at the historic Villa de Noailles overlooking France’s Mediterranean coast, it’s that innovative...
If you could take just one idea home from the 34th annual Hyères International Fashion, Photography and Accessories Festival that closed yesterday (Monday, 29 April 2019) after five sunny days at the historic Villa de Noailles overlooking France’s Mediterranean coast, it’s that innovative upcycling and inclusivity are style’s new gold standards.Christoph Rumpf's menswear collection presented at...
See What Carine Roitfeld Is Up to Next
By Elisabeta Tudor
What do Carine Roitfeld, Lenny Kravitz and Michelangelo (well, the Florentine bronze cast of his...
By Elisabeta Tudor
What do Carine Roitfeld, Lenny Kravitz and Michelangelo (well, the Florentine bronze cast of his original David statue) have in common? They are all, more or less, part of Andrea Panconesi's exceptional event in celebration of LuisaViaRoma 90th anniversary. As it was announced earlier this...
What do Carine Roitfeld, Lenny Kravitz and Michelangelo (well, the Florentine bronze cast of his original David statue) have in common? They are all, more or less, part of Andrea Panconesi's exceptional event in celebration of LuisaViaRoma 90th anniversary. As it was announced earlier this month, LuisaViaRoma's CEO will celebrate the anniversary of his iconic Florence-based multi-brand concept...