We always know to expect major androgyny from Rad Hourani, but this season crossed an invisible line for me that almost made me feel uncomfortable. I could not even feature many of the looks the guys were wearing because they were just too extreme. Maybe you may remember a piece I did on Men in […]
Yesterday, Jeremy Laing presented his S/S 2012 collection with a runway at Milk Studios. The collection was brimming with an array of treated silks which romantically billowed their way down the runway. Apart from all the silk there was also a bit of linen to balance out the texture of the collection and despite his […]
Monochromes of black,white, copper and Airforce Blue set the tone for Dior Homme’s S/S 2012 collection. The leather details on the collars and waistbands added beautiful touches to the some of the looks, while the fedora with extra tall crown’s added the attitude we always expect from Kris Van Assche at Dior.
Walter Van Beirendonck’s SS 2012 collection consists of perfect tailoring with some major trending for Summer 2012 : checked suits and oversize pants. A colorful collection with a lot of details such as cut-out shirts and pullovers as well as funny accessories such as long gloves, backpacks and bags.
The Walter Van Beirendonck show was one of the most colorful and crazy shows of this Paris Fashion Week. Van Beirendonck, one of the less famous of the Antwerp Six (alongside Dirk Bikkembergs, Ann Demeulemeester, Dries Van Noten, etc), introduced us into his
Famous Swedish brand Acne has presented its winter 2011/12 collection for the first time with a real fashion show, closing men’s fashion weeks. The tone exemplifies the brand positioning: simple, elegant, young and contemporary with touches of beautiful colors through the inspiration of streetwear.
For his second show in Paris, Thom Browne takes us right into the past in a historic hall of the Westin Hotel. Amidst the room, a large banquet table is ready, the models being already seated eating peas. The music is soft, the atmosphere is both relaxing and disturbing. Each in turn, guests get up and
The Etam Vodianova fashion show for spring summer 2011 was a spectacle. The catwalk was separated into three lanes, one seemed to come from a star perched at height, where the artists came out to sing on the stage. Broadcasted live on
Lights on, drum and bass starts the show. Bright colors as usual, Manish Arora presents his magical SS 2011 collection inspired by the Baroque period. Severe futuristic lines create an interesting illusion of “Futuristic Baroque”, a decadence and a promise of a glimpse into the future as Manish sees it.
No need for introduction, this is Jeff Koons‘ third solo exhibition in France to be held at the Gallery de Noirmont. The New Yorker artist is presenting different works on the theme of the cartoon Popeye. On one hand Popeye is for J.Koons a symbol of self-acceptance, of
After Jeff Koons in 2008 and Xavier Veilhan in 2009 the Château de Versailles invites world famous Japanese artist Takashi Murakami to make his mark in 2010. Murakami wanted to create a bridge between the symbolic occidental classic art and the most contemporary art, a “bridge between past and future”. Here is in exclusivity, the […]
Still not on the official calendar, Alexandre Vauthier presented his third collection in Paris for the Fall/Winter 2010/11. This collection is made of volume, imposing structure and fluidity with a mix of technical (neoprene, viscose) and natural (alcapa, black fur) fabrics. The designer is supported by celebrities such as Rihanna and Madonna and by famous […]