Street inspired silhouettes with a great ornamental touch! Honestly, this is one of the best collections we’ve seen the past weeks. Originating from Bruges, Belgium, Glenn Martens graduated first in his class from the internationally acclaimed fashion institute The Royal Academy of Fine Arts,Antwerp. In 2008, during his final year at the academy, he was recruited to join the team of Jean-Paul Gaultier for the … Continue reading YProject Fall Winter 2017/2018 is about street inspired silhouettes with a great ornamental touch
The show was elaborately staged, set with smoky light, dried leaves and birch trees suspended from the ceiling, their barren branches swinging a little too close to some attendees’ eyes. The spooky forest added atmosphere, though it was unclear what it had to do with the collection. To that end, the clothes were a manifestation of his intense meditation on the phrase “Nothing New.” Backstage, … Continue reading OFF White Fall Winter 2017/2018 – Virgil Abloh embraced a more refined, grown-up sensibility and the fact that a lot of fashion is “nothing new.”
A day in the life. An exploration of pleats, rumples, pigeons and everyday clothes. Afterhomework(Paris) takes a cross section of what regular people in Paris wear on a typical day. There’s a bit of shirt mixed with a piece of tailoring, polar fleece, flamboyant ruching and ruffles, a djellaba slipped over a suit and sneakers for Friday evening prayers. Heading out on his bike early … Continue reading Afterhomework(Paris) takes a cross section of what regular people in Paris wear on a typical day for Fall Winter 2017/2018
Ottolinger’s AW17 collection continues the duo’s conjuring of an identity beyond a dichotomy of strong and soft, sexy and smart. Tops and pants sewn from bandag-es in nude or dyed blue speak of a self that is simultaneously being held together by the same as it communicates an idea of beauty unconcerned with standardized notions of glamour, which is punk, which can laugh about itself, … Continue reading The Ottolinger woman seems to have escaped the dystopian Transmetropolitan for Fall Winter 2017/2018
Curling along the lush luxury of precious silks, the curves of stylized clouds echo the swirls of Rococo architecture, as dragons, phoenixes and lions, bearers of propitious portends and good fortune, frolick about. From the architectural heritage of the 18th century to the mists of Asian mythology, these influences are the everlasting source of joyful creation. From this grandiose era where humanist philosophy and the … Continue reading SHIATZY CHEN draws her inspirations in the mingling of the classic essences of the East and West to compose the resplendent portrait of the Fall Winter 2017/2018
The collection is all about “A woman in a coat and with a bag”. The collection was shown on Sunday, March 5, in the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. “I wanted to assess and to celebrate how women step out and arrive in a coat, arguably the single most important item in a woman’s wardrobe. It commands respect and conveys elegance”, Albert Kriemler says. A … Continue reading For his Fall/Winter collection 2017/18, Akris creative director Albert Kriemler collaborated with Vancouver based artist Rodney Graham.
Way back, each one of us belongs to a tribe. With its traditions and rituals, its customs and costumes which express who we are and differentiate us from the tribe next door. As the world becomes increasingly globalized and homogenized we seek our identity and comfort in that which brings us back to our roots, however intercrossed our genes may be. Continue reading Global Tribal for Fall Winter 2017/2018 by AndrewGN