Art+Culture, Fashion

Quentin De Wilspelaere in a Unique Look Behind the Scenes of Fashion Shows

When photographer Quentin De Wispelaere speaks about the entrancing textures of fashion week, he isn’t referring to the clothes. Rather, it’s the reflective surfaces, anonymous figures and luminous technology behind the scenes that prove his most seductive subject. These details, the Belgium-born 27-year-old maintains, hold the locus for disorientating the viewer; where the fashion show spectacle is […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion, Interview, News, Photograhy

Inside the wildest bar in 1970s New York

For a decade Max’s Kansas City ruled New York, becoming the premier spot to eat, drink, dance, party, and frolic. Proprietor Mickey Ruskin opened the nightclub and restaurant in 1965, drawing top talents like Allen Ginsberg. William S. Burroughs, and Robert Rauschenberg. But when Andy Warhol and his entourage started hanging out in the back […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion, Photograhy

Rare photos of Warhol

In the early 1960s, the shadow of the post-war boom cast a dark shadow upon streets across the United States as the illusion of The American Dream was shattered by the truth of how it came to be. Amid the fight for human rights, Andy Warhol emerged with a body of work that celebrated the […]

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Fashion, Photograhy

Cult model Guinevere Van Seenus on a new photo book

Photographer Drew Jarrett swaps fashion for nature in a book dedicated to the uncompromising beauty of the American muse This Wednesday sees the release of Drew Jarrett’s Guinevere – a photo book celebrating the iconic model of the same name, Guinevere Van Seenus. Designed by Dean Langley and published by IDEA, the latter says, “There […]

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Fashion, News, Politic

Why He Loves Sigourney Weaver in Alien by Matty Bovan

“I’m striving for something a bit harder.” The designer talks to Julie Verhoeven about the moment he discovered the iconic film “I must have been about 11 and off school sick. It was back when videos were still a thing and my mum had her favourites. She liked boys’ films with monsters or aliens. I […]

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Fashion

LVMH Prize-Nominated Designer Atlein

The images are darkly arresting. A young woman hunched and curved into bold shapes in the light and shade of a disused power plant and the waters of the North Sea as the sun sets. The most noticeable component? Her clothes. A warrior whose aesthetic covers retro, classical, and futuristic in a contemporary mélange. It’s […]

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Fashion

LCF’s unique postgraduate courses in curation and culture

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, is the only college in Britain to focus solely on fashion education and its many realms, gaining the institution recognition worldwide. A unique perspective of fashion education the college offers is a Masters in fashion curation, one of the industry’s excitingly popular and emerging disciplines. The […]

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Fashion

Watch Kate Moss From Calvin Klein’s ’90s Obsession Campaign

Watching young Kate Moss, dotted with freckles and sand, blink against the sun is cause for déjà vu. We’ve seen this somehow before—those delicate, clasped arms and hair raked with seawater—only this time, unguarded, she lets out a wordless flicker of exasperation directed at her boyfriend behind the camera, a momentary fissure swept away by […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion

Eight Ways to Wear Red and Pink Together

A distinct 1980s influence has been palpable on the runway for several seasons now. It began to creep back into recent shows with J.W. Anderson’s A/W15 New Wave-inspired collection and has continued to be seen in the likes of Hedi Slimane’s A/W16 swan song at Saint Laurent, with the decade also readily embraced by successor […]

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Fashion

A Drone’s-Eye view of Georgia’s designer landscape

Georgia’s landscape is its calling card, its framework, and an endless source of inspiration―we couldn’t tell the country’s fashion story without it. From 16th century fortresses perched above the capital of Tbilisi to the verdant mountains that surround the city in every direction, the scenery feels at once ancient and new. With the help of […]

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Fashion, Photograhy

Fluid by Yannis Fragos

Photography | Yannis Fragos Styling | Katerina Sarakinou MUAH | Alexandra Rentzou Model | Clara Hakvoort @ ACE Fashion | Calvin Klein, Scotch & Soda, Moschino, Adidas, Dangerous Minds, Fenty X Puma, HUF, Juicy Couture, Nicce London, Zara, H&M

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Fashion, Photograhy

Lazy Jane by Sophie Goodwin

Photography | Sophie Goodwin Styling | Margaret Williamson Bechtold Model | Lacey deGraaf Photo Assistant | Dominique Ivory Fashion | COS, Celine, Out From Under, J.Crew, Erika Cavallini, Crosby Derek Lam, Dearlovers, John Patrick, Rachel Comey, Girlprops

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Fashion

Colours by Aldona Karczmarczyk

Photography | Aldona Karczmarczyk @ Van Dorsen Talents Styling | Marcin Kuberna Make up | Sylwia Rakowska @ Van Dorsen Talents Hair | Emil Zed @ Van Dorsen Talents Models | Veronika  and Magda Z @ ModelPlus

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Fashion

Landeros New York 2017 A/W Collection

Andre Landeros Michel founded LANDEROS NEW YORK in 2013. Each collection emerges from the music of the designer’s youth. Immersing himself in music for weeks at a time, Andre allows the blend of goth, punk, new wave and industrial music genres inspire and initiate his design process. His latest offering for Autumn/Winter 2017 includes an […]

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Architecture, Fashion, Utopian

Golden staircase sits at Dolce & Gabbana Aoyama store

Theatrical lighting illuminates products inside the new black and gold Dolce & Gabbana store in Tokyo by French designer Gwenael Nicolas. Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana commissioned Nicolas’ Tokyo-based studio Curiosity to create a one-off design for its new store in the wealthy Aoyama district. The result is a 550-square-metre space that uses dramatic […]

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Fashion

Leather Accessories by Konstantin Kofta

Text by Yannis Tzannis Fashion is by nature an ever changing force that knows no limits when it comes to its re-invention, and the highly conceptual work of Konstantin Kofta is yet another testament to that. Although only in his late-twenties, the Kiev-based designer has already succeeded in becoming a household name in fashion with his leather accessories that challenge concepts such as functionalism and […]

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Archive, Fashion, Photograhy

The Fashion World Of Jean Paul Gaultier

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk exhibition is a brilliant kaleidoscopic presentation of the famous couturier’s work at the amazing Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam, The Netherlands (on view until 12 May 2013). Curated by Thierry-Maxime Loriot under the guidance of Gaultier himself, this exhibition is a unique collaboration […]

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Design, Design and Deco, Fashion

THE BEST OF MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017

The time to reflect on the fantastic wonders, brilliant innovations and breathtaking dreams-come-to-life that made up the lifeblood of Milan Design Week 2017 (MDW17) has come! And, as has always been the case, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile was so chock-full of a record-breaking number of experiences that we’re still awestruck at the sheer scope of […]

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Art+Culture, Design, Fashion

A Journey with Artist Tom Sachs

The artist has collaborated with Nike to create Space Camp – an immersive installation on New York’s Governor’s Island that will leave its visitors transformed There aren’t many multi-national sportswear corporations who would team up with an artist like Tom Sachs, the space-obsessed American sculptor best known for his DIY approach to immersive installations, to […]

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Architecture, Design, Fashion

KXIV Designs Adidas Ultraboost Sneakers Inspired by Herzog & de Meuron’s Beijing Olympics ‘Bird Nest’

Architecturally trained designer Nathan Kiatkulpiboone – aka KXIV – has designed the Nest Adidas Ultraboost with a nod to Herzog & de Meuron’s Bird’s Nest and PTW Architect’s Watercube, two of the main venues for the 2008 Olympics. The upper shoe recalls the Bird’s Nest, while the sole resembles the Watercube. Or as described by KXIV, “The seemingly […]

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