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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Art+Culture, Design, Fashion

The Art of the In-Between: Rei Kawakubo’s Work at the Met

The Met’s Costume Institute Benefit is arguably best known as the Met Gala. It’s probably true that not both names carry the same meaning. The Met Gala sounds more like something that easily travels across publications and broadcasts, transcending audiences and becoming part of the popular culture and its celebrity ambassadors. The Met’s Costume Institute […]

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Fashion

Walk this way: Salvatore Ferragamo shoe collection

There are 15,000 pairs of archive designs at the Salvatore Ferragamo museum in Florence,’ enthuses Paul Andrew, appointed the house’s first design director of women’s footwear last September. ‘To be given the keys to that as a shoe designer, is the most precious gift.’ Similarly, the British-born, New York-based designer’s association with the Italian house […]

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Fashion

Karl Lagerfeld just launched a rocket at the Chanel show

You can always count on Chanel to have an amazing set. From glaciers shipped in from the Arctic to elaborate supermarkets with Chanel own brand everything, Karl Lagerfeld’s imagination has known no bounds – and this season may be his most elaborate setup to date. Making good on the invitation’s embossed hint, AW17 saw the introduction of […]

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Fashion, Fashion World

FERRARI CONCEPT

For its third season, FERRARI CONCEPT is playing with symbols of speed freedom and the expression of luxury. Ferrari is a signifier of technical excellence, combined with a unique sleek aesthetic. The garments reflect and elevate this vision: they create a visual space that is both timeless and hyper-modern. Twisting Formula 1 codes with a […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion

HOMO-FEMELLE, UN TALENT

Dans la nature il s’appelle le Ziggy. Elles sont folles de lui car ce petit poisson tropical d’eau douce vivant en Amérique centrale a trouvé une technique de drague inhabituelle: il fraye les autres mâles pour attirer les femelles et devient homosexuel pour les attirer ; un piège infaillible. On le croyait disparu, mais l’homme […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion

DAVID KOMA LONDON 2017

David Koma is a 29 year old georgian born, london based fashion designer who has become synonymous with the ultra body contouring silhouette. Creating sculptural statement dresses inspired by the feminine form, it is this design element that has projected the young designer onto the international stage. After studying fine art in st petersburg and […]

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Architecture, Fashion, Fashion World

Hermès in Tokyo

The love affair between Hermès and Japan is an old, passionate and faithful one. Like all great romances, it started innocently enough when, in 1911, Prince Kan’in Kotohito, the Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese cavalry brigade, approached the esteemed French house to produce a bespoke set of harnesses for his trusty steed. Soon Hermès were supplying […]

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Fashion, Fashion World

The Storied History Behind Miu Miu’s Rootstein Mannequins

Mrs Prada employed statuesque Rootstein-designed figurines to present Miu Miu Pre-Fall 2017, so we thought it an opportune moment to explore their not-so-humble origins The Rootstein mannequin is certainly not an everyday figurine. Visual merchandisers the world over – and indeed, anyone familiar with the hauntingly life-like fashion dummies – will attest to the fact […]

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