Collection was created as homage to one of the designer’s closest friends, deceased in August, 2011. The Fall/Winter 2012 collection by DER METROPOL discusses the impact of the absence which is created by death, be it physical or an analogy with a moment of transition. Finally, it discusses the search for Faith through religious syncretism represented by symbols of Judaism, Oxossi’s bow and arrow and Xangô’s axe from Umbanda, an afro brazilian religion, Saint Francis of Assisi’s tau, and the hexagon, as a reference to beehives and bees, which represent the soul for Muslims
IKEA is launching GILTIG – an eye-catching collection of tableware and home textiles. It’s the result of a unique collaboration with London-based menswear designer Katie Eary and is guaranteed to turn up the volume at any party.
Cover story art directed by Nicola Formichetti with actor and singer Olly Alexander, an openly gay singer who doesn’t use ambiguity in his lyrics to make him pass for straight, in order to entice a legion of screaming girls. FY! also analyse various points of view of what an outsider is through editorials, texts and interviews with among others Ahmed Abdelrahman, Demna Gvasalia and Henrik Silvius.