Inspired by the time spent in America, Daniel Palillo’s spring 2012 collection draws from the anarchy of the designer’s teenage music heroes, while painting a portrait of his everyday lived experiences: Saturday evening soccer matches, Sunday morning cartoons, etc.
In a world of his own, Palillo has a penchant for the monstrous and the symbolic. Staying inside his signature aesthetic – where enormous proportions meet three-dimensional structures and morbid graphics – the new designs take the trademark patchworks and cutouts on another level, stretching in both shape and size. And nevermind the introduction of basic colours the black humour remains.
In Portuguese, the phrase “sacana” can mean different things, depending on the context. It can translate to “rascal” or “bastard”/”fucker”. It’s not uncommon for a Grandmother to playfully refer to their grandchild as a “sacana” when the child… »
Converse is 100 years old now and they will celebrate with a lot of new features this season. One of them, inspired by the iconic Chuck family. For the Chuck Modern Colors, the brand has rescued some… »