Very graphic and minimalist, the young half Italian, half Turkish fashion designer Natacha Talay is definitely one to watch. Just launching her second womenswear collection for Spring/Summer 2011, the sensual androgynous looks are inspired by her love of art, nature, the Orient and black and white movies.
Just came across Korean brand Time. The S/S 2011 collection featuring Mariacarla Boscono shows a sleek range of deconstructive of looks. The refined aesthetic feels like the designer has had a lot of design experience. There is really not much information about the brand unless you understand Korean, but my guess is you we will [...]
First International Multimedia Exhibition on Jean Paul Gaultier Rocks the Museum World (First Montreal then Dallas, and San Francisco). Organized by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) and beginning June 17, The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Side Walk to the Catwalk will reveal how Gaultier’s renowned multicultural, gender-bending aesthetic has [...]
We love the Medusa collection for Fall 2011 designed by young talented Eugene Lin. The Singapore-born, London-based designer launched his label in 2009 and since then has been exhibiting during London and Paris Fashion Weeks. Comfort and luxury are synonymous with the label and we really like his sharp eye for detail and strong focus on creative design.
Mjolk Homme’s latest A/W 2011/12 menswear collection is gorgeous! Presented by Lars Stoten it is grungy sportswear with British tailoring. The mood is electricity—a bold reflection of British working class youth, and a visual homage to Lars’ early 80s ›bother boy‹ roots. Mjölk’s exquisite structural leitmotif, and the emphasis on
‘Madame Grès, La Couture à L’Oeuvre’ is the 1st retrospective in Paris of the work of this visionary couturier, an amazing exhibition organized by the Musée Galliera, and showcased at Musée Bourdelle – Madame Grès (1903-1993) continued to repeat throughout her life: “I wanted to be a sculptor. For me, it’s the same thing to [...]
Directly from Iceland, Sruli Recht just introduced his incredible new menswear collection ‘When Gravity Fails‘. The collection consists of a total look – from coats, jackets and cardigans, to trousers, shorts and leggings, complimented by shoes, boots, bags, gloves and silver jewelery – 55 styles, approximately 130 with material variations.
Michael Kampe, 23 year old student of Royal Academy of Antwerp has blown everybody away with his extremely intriguing Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection entitled “Exploded View”. This young new talent from Germany introduced us to his fashion world full of architecture and organic inspirations. I am totally in love with his photo-real prints of the sky [...]
With a vision embracing innovation and fantasy, the NYC-based young designer Setareh Mohtarez‘s work combines shape, movement, texture, and color. She nurtured her creative vision while attending the fashion department at the Antwerp Royal Academy. After delivering her
Portuguese brand Os Burgueses sent us some really nice editorial images of their latest collection which I had to share. fashion scene. Designers Eleutério and Mia established the brand after completing their degree in Architecture + Fashion Design at the School of Architecture.
For this TrendWatch we are focusing on a designer: Fleet Ilya and a actual trend: Fashion Bondage. Lately Fleet Ilya has been getting a lot of hype and exposure in the UK, the Central Saint Martins graphic design graduate developed what is widely regarded as her signature line: Restraint – a collection of hand-crafted luxury [...]
On a more edgy touch, cause of course not everyone can rock those pieces, the latest Spring/Summer 2011 menswear collection of Danish designer Jean//Phillip is pretty amazing, the deconstructed/ oversize / wrapped cardigans and sarouel pants are pretty epic! His monochrome color palette mixed with