For his Fall/Winter 2012 menswear and womenswear collection Christopher Raeburn went workwear again, but this time more inspired by firemen with the Nomex fireproof textile. Working around the theme of ‘Urban protection’ he introduce a limited edition “Remade in England” with pieces constructed from
After graduating from The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerpen in 2009, Hong Kong born designer Six Lee moved to London for a collaboration with the Alexander McQueen menswear team. The traditional British tailoring – translated in clean cuts and sharp lines – combined with soft colors and dreamy, boyish details result in unique silhouettes.
After last weeks news about Raf Simons leaving Jil Sanders and her second homecoming, here is some more breaking fashion news to keep the conversations following through this last part of the fashion weeks. Hedi Slimane returns to the drawing boards. If rumors are true, Slimane will succeed the (very) talented Stefano Pilati at the [...]
For her second collection Alba Prat got inspired by the cold war children going to school with their leather bags and knitted accessories handmade by their grandmothers. She sent us her ‘Neon Old School’ lookbook, where disciplined pupils are represented in three different outfits, in
For his Pre-Fall 2012 collections Thakoon continues to show two lines, for two different markets. His ‘Addition‘ line inspired from military uniforms with floral camouflage prints is targeted to a younger, more hip customers while his main collection is more feminine with a soft pastel color palette and
I really like the new Acne Resort Spring/Summer 2012 collection. What is especially striking is their silhouettes mixing over-sized and fitted pieces, their lightweight sheer fabrics paired with sweats with their pastel color palette. The Resort 2012 women collection is all about comfort and style. I also love their leather perfecto jackets. The
Taipei based fashion designer Tri Nouio launched his first collection under his Noumenon label. The brand garments combine art, technology and fashion in the use of 3D imagery on fabric. Combining futuristic aesthetics and classic silhouettes to create a unique signature style. Developed by
“Pin-up girls in present-day,” was the theme for G.V.G.V.’s latest Spring/Summer 2012 collection. Covering the top looks for the coming year’s sunny seasons, the label’s founder and designer MUG included the 50s pinup, a bit of ‘burb housewife, and some Miami tropics into a look that’s 100 percent put together.
Borre Akkersdijk (By Borre) is a 25 years old Paris based freelance designer. The Design Academy of Eindhoven & FIT NYC alumni had his first Paris fashion show: the First cycle last month– the story from the yarn to the show. An interesting collection with oversize knitted coats and dresses as well as duffle dresses. [...]
We had the pleasure of speaking with fashion icon Norma Kamali about how she has been doing what she does for so long, staying ahead of the curve and always paving her own path. After her 3-D presentation for this past S/S 2012 NYFW she tells us that “technology is the new communicator” and exploring [...]
Swiss designer Julian Zigerli’s debut autumn/winter collection 2011, “Sugar, spice, and everything nice“, found it’s followers all around the globe building the foundation to the upcoming Spring/Summer 2012 Collection “Over stick and stone“. Involving a lot of jacket backpack hybrids his innovative and detail-loving signature look sprawls from