After graduating from “Istituto Marangoni”, Matteo Lamandini worked for MSGM and Marni.
What is art? For everybody it’s freedom: the freedom to be through your own self. And that’s what it also is for Antonio Polizzi: Sardinian designer and artist.
In 2010, Antonio Romano and Francesco Alagna, young fashion designers, gave birth to a refreshingly new project. The independent brand’s aesthetic, developed on the concepts of “casualness” and “minimalism”, represents the emblem of contemporary elegance.
Don’t call him Adam Katz, he wouldn’t answer.
Adam Katz Sinding (aka Le 21ème) is young, talented – very talented – and shy, despite all appearances.
When we observe Scandinavia, its cleanliness, minimalism and understatement, are never far from sight. Standing out seems to be a definite ‘’no-go’’ and true eccentrics are indeed quite rare. How different things are at a fresh Norwegian design studio,… »
A conversation, unlike any other. Scandinavia by way of Africa. Nordic design fuelled by Japanese modesty. This is fashion for listeners and curious explorers.
H as hydrogen. H as a fundamental element to get happiness. You can be happy by just wearing the right items… That’s Alberto Bresci’s philosophy and the right items are nothing but those of his Hydrogen.
Today we talk with Pardeep Singh Bahra, one of the icons starring in this film by H&M emphasizing that there is only one rule in fashion – to recycle your clothes!
Founded in 1991, the label gets inspired by the metropolitan environments by becoming the very symbol of a generation and rapidly consolidating its position in the fashion market thanks to a strong identity which is at the same time sensitive to social changes.
Ryan Wilton is UnsignedMGMT’s freshest face, although you may spot some resemblance to a young Matt Damon. Liverpool born-and-raised, Kanye West and Everton FC enthusiast, Ryan is a true example of a normal lad with big dreams and aspirations.
Stephan Schneider is a kind soul. Someone, who is aware of his surroundings by approaching the world as a calm observer. When he choses to engage himself, he does so fully and without restraint. However, he also… »
UnsignedMGMT introduces Jacob Roger, who at only 15, intends to conquer the fashion world with his fresh looks, intelligence and wit and sweep us off our feet with his dreamy eyes.
The ingredients for the perfect recipe recommended by the chef José Andrés seem to be the same used by Roberta and Fabio Frattini together with Cesare Invernizzi when, in 2014, they decide to found Cardano (named after the sixteenth century’s illustrious figure Girolamo Cardano): an online boutique dedicated exclusively to the male wardrobe.
Two cherubs on either end of a frieze pull back stone curtains. They’re posed as if to reveal something even more illustrious than the Garment District’s “Fashion Tower”, where if you’re lucky, you may run into Kerby Jean-Raymond, (Instagram handle @kerbito), in the elevator standing next to you.
That’s what Angelo Cruciani has always made with his fashion and his art. Art and fashion. Fashion and art together in a single, deep, vital breath. Through his creations, Angelo launches a message, more than one. Always in… »
Family certainly is the secret of Gruppo Sorbino and HAMAKI-HO success. It’s 1980 when the founder starts with the production of exclusive items for some retailers in Campania. He paves the way to his sons and the coming generations. The owner of a small shop in the center of a popular Naples, he is the deus ex machina of a dream that comes true. At the opening of the CIS – one among the biggest commercial poles in Europe – the Sorbinos buy a space that will become over the years the crucial center of a constantly rising business.
Also Jure Stropnik, at some point of his life, must have felt obsessed with socks. Perhaps, it is because of this that in 2013 he founds IURI, a brand – initially of socks, for the note – that combines a minimal with a modern twist and that is inspired by architecture, art and social cultures worldwide.
No doubt, his shoes are the better ones. He’s Bruno Bordese, eccentric genius of the footwear. With a twenty-year experience, he has managed to blow the dust away from the cumbersome concept of craftsmanship by giving it a new grit and a cool, casual “sound”.
We met Linda Loppa, eclectic director of Polimoda in Florence. Teaching, research, innovation: three key words to describe her existence. Three key words to explain a success.