Postcards from Shanghai. The most populous city in China attracts more and more dreamers in search for a new future in a new world. Hanging between past and present, between ancient traditions and pioneering innovations, in a few decades… »
Bursting onto the LA fashion scene at age nineteen Ashton Hirota quickly gained attention for his unmistakably edgy, ready-to-wear collections that use detachable details such as removable sleeves and collars which invite the wearer to make design decisions. Crafting… »
“If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair”. Scott McKenzie’s version of San Francisco, the success of The Mamas & the Papas, becomes a historical testimony of the January 1967 great gathering… »
Leitmotif, a recurrent theme throughout a musical or literary composition, associated with a particular person, idea, or situation.
“Happy to see you again!”, with such a proactive mood we set out for the Hotel JK in Florence where Geox is about to present its SS15 Collection for the last edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo. Here we have… »
Florence, late winter, the city is quiet, the Arno flows incessantly and the market squares seem abandoned. History is allowed to whisper, sullenly along a crisp breeze. A perfect occasion to catch up with Mr. Andrea Cammarosano, a… »
“Il recréerait des souliers,
Ah Dieu, si vous le vouliez!”
Stéphane Mallarmé’s The Savetier perfectly embodies the spirit of Adieu, the made in France shoe-brand founded in 2012 by Isabelle Guédon and Benjamin Caron.
A meeting with ODEUR is always a pleasurable affair. The brands founders Petter Hollström and Gorjan Lausager, know exactly what they want and how to explain their collections. They never answer in unison nor feel the need to… »
Wi-Fi onesies and LED dresses are unlikely to catch on but in a world of smart phones and progressive technology it would seem only natural that clothing and fabrics evolve to cater to the complexities of modern life. »
Springtime, a tale of two modern-day vigilantes sipping a cup of joe. As a brazen young man opens the door, clearly a polite yet determined urban dweller, we enter his Copenhagen atelier, to catch up with NICKLAS KUNZ.
I can’t open my eyes. A dazzling light wraps and blinds me. It’s warm and glacial together. I feel strangely free. The light is charging a creative power, it’s exciting. It speaks with me. It tells me a story of… »
“Hey mom, I’m on MTV,” Diego Barrueco cheekily tweeted. It was the premiere of the music video for music superstar Ellie Goulding’s new song “Beating Heart”, and Diego, the 23-year-old Spanish native, had been cast alongside her thanks… »
Close your eyes for a moment. Imagine Florence, the Renaissance splendor, the Tuscan countryside. Imagine New York, the skyscrapers in Manhattan, the American dream. Imagine Milan, the Castello Sforzesco, the Italian fashion. Mix all that vigorously and in front of… »
“Sha-Shabba Ranks, Sha-Sha-Shabba Ranks
Eight gold rings like I’m Sha-Shabba Ranks
Four gold chains like I’m Sha-Shabba Ranks
One gold tooth like I’m Sha-Shabba Ranks”
Repression, control, restraint. Three key words to describe the Korean brand Byungmun Seo 2014-15 F/W Collection.
It is a provocation, a cry of protest against censorship, in any forms. With subtle politeness, I’m censored removes the gag of the so-called respectability… »
“Bei der Laterne woll’n wir steh’n. Wie einst, Lili Marleen”, the eternal Marlene Dietrich sang like that and her guttural voice on melancholy notes suddenly transports us in one of those smoky Berliner dance halls, full of mysterious men who… »
“Dare to wear the foolish clown face”, once Frank Sinatra said and he, Bas Kosters, has taken him on his word by creating a collection able to reveal both the man behind the mask and the mask behind the man…. »
“Tell me what you fear, I’ll show you what to do. We don’t do sincere, everything taboo”, the unleashed protagonists of Taboo – the musical written and directed by Boy George – sing out loud. To inspire it the nightclub… »
Nicolette ‘Sydney’ Worth, or better known by her creative outlet moniker ‘Sydney the Artist’ is an Australian multi-media visual artist and designer. This badass hip-hop-centric babe plans to abandon her life in the land down under to do… »