For his second menswear collection, Simon Porte Jacquemus has found inspiration at the intersection of land and labour (The invite for the collection, titled “Le Meunier,” or “The Miller,” and based on French workwear, was a loaf of bread wrapped in a white tea towel signed Jacquemus.) ‘’When I was a kid I was obsessed
Louis Vuitton womenswear‘s creative director Nicolas Ghesquière unveiled the lookbook for the French brand Pre-Fall 2019 collection. The lookbook features 17 personalities covering a broad generational swathe, with stars recruited from highbrow Oscar-winning movies and hit TV shows including: Jennifer Connelly, Michelle Williams, Léa Seydoux, Alicia Vikander, Ruth Negga, Laura Harrier, Riley Keough, Sophie Turner,
Virgil Abloh’s interest in the unfinished came across very clearly in the Off-White Men’s Pre-Fall 2019 collection. For this collection dubbed ‘’Incompiuto Pt. 1’’, Abloh’s applied his passion for the incomplete to clothes themselves. He drew inspiration from the artist collective Alterazioni Video, which has made a 10-year study of unfinished public works in Italy.
Young Queen Elizabeth II, Adele Astaire, the artists Sylvia Fein and Hannah Höch, Erdem Moralioglu loves a strong female character and this season, he was inspired by Dame Laura Knight – the very first woman artist elected to full membership of the Royal Academy in 1936. He looked both to Knight’s impressionistic paintings and to
In the middle of the FIAC contemporary art fair which was held last month in Paris, Kris Van Assche unveiled quietly his first collection for Berluti to buyers in showroom appointments. It was presented in a temporary glass-walled pavilion designed by Jean Prouvé, set up on the Place de la Concorde in Paris. Breaking with
The Balmain Homme Pre-Fall 2019 collection celebrated the boldness of modern Japanese design. The intoxicating and intrepid buzz of Tokyo’s streets, the dazzling neons of Ginza, the imaginative, insolent and visionary stylings of Harajuku and the vibrancy of Shibuya were reflected in the collection through its eye-popping palettes, unique illustrations and its bold tones and
For his debut Fall/Winter 2018 collection for Mugler, Casey Cadwallader designed a strong line that fused modern pieces with the ‘’power female’’ sensibility of the brand’s heritage. ‘’For me, it really is a project about starting a new culture around the brand; even the photographs are more about the women than they are the clothes’’,
For the Off-White Resort 2019 collection, Virgil Abloh declared that preppiness as a trend is dead and showed interest in what fashion looks like when influenced by activewear. Abloh described his resort lineup as a study in styling. ‘’I was very much inspired by the girl that has everything – who grew up preppy, but
2018 marks ten years since Victoria Beckham launched her eponymous luxury fashion label. For the Resort 2019 collection, Beckham presents a clean palette filled with glammed-up everyday silhouettes, clean lines, more fitted silhouette and sleek leather accessories. The intrinsically feminine seasonal range features bold patterns and rich tones like red and millennial pink.