In 1947, Harper’s Bazaar’s Editor-in-Chief Carmel Snow famously dubbed Christian Dior’s collection the “New Look”. And while it was Dior’s … More
Coolness doesn’t have a past; it rather operates in a perennial future. In that sense, heritage brands seem to have taken a route that guarantees sales through doing what the others are also doing. Those street style-savvy aesthetics can be Dior, Louis Vuitton, Off –White, anything. Their past cultural references mean nothing to a generation of clients that are both very young to remember and very uninterested to learn.
Sometimes you need to go far, way further from your comfort zone to fulfill your wildest dreams. For Ukrainian model … More
The idea of mixing local couture-like craftsmanship techniques with the properties of modern sportswear is an intriguing one. Still, every great concept requires a brilliant execution. Chiuri delivered clean-cut, minimal active wear interrupted by deconstructed Bar jackets and some sweats with prints loosely related to modern Greek art.
Elga Volga (Vogue Laboratory) interviews the women of her home country making local fashion history We live in unprecedented, rapidly … More
This kind of messaging blurs the line between advertising and editorial content to the point where there really isn’t any distinction between the two. Furthermore, it enforces archaic patriarchal stereotypes.
The list of references spanned from pop sensitivity (thus the Britney Spears closing song) to a refined version of mod styles along with punkish details.
Fast forward to today and Elbaz’s independent case is the norm of the industry. Designers come and go in an endless game of musical chairs that deprives talents of both the means and the time to formulate a coherent vision- let alone execute it over time.
Venera Kazarova comes from the rare breed of artists that create worlds, not mere objects. A fashion designer, set designer, and artist, she uses a variety of techniques to create surrealist clothes and objects for theater and contemporary choreography
As fashion houses adapted to accommodate the digital sphere, increasing consumers’ access to fashion shows, the role of a fashion critic has inevitably changed. No longer the industry’s secrets gatekeeper, the critic had to redefine its role. Enter social media. The decline of print magazines gave birth to a brand new kind of fashion criticism prospering in the digital sphere, that of fashion bloggers and social media aficionados.