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Rick Owens: SS21 Paris Fashion Week

Rick Owens: SS21 Paris Fashion Week

Original ArticleNever one to shy away from the spotlight, Rick Owens has taken us unique journey once again with a striking transition to dystopian times in his SS21 presentation.The title of this collection “PHLEGETHON” refers to an infernal river from ancient greek mythology, which would cause unimaginable pain to those who swam in it or drank it. In Dante’sInferno, the Italian poet described it as a river of blood that boils souls.As his models strode through the smoke in the monumental piazza of the Venice Lido, Owens delivered another standout show.Dressed in various states of dark, pagan warrior chic, atop…
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Tom Ford – NYFW SS21

Tom Ford – NYFW SS21

Original ArticleTHE last thing I want to see are serious clothes. I think we need an escape. An escape is exactly what Tom Ford delivered this collection was one of easy escapism; jubilant clothes that spoke of good times past and good times yet to come, all worn with a relaxed, carefree ease. 
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SITUATIONIST* – PFW SS21

SITUATIONIST* – PFW SS21

Original ArticleFor Spring/Summer 2021, the Situationist collection presented at Paris Fashion Week embodied modern, tailored, architectural design. An array of bold colors in solid looks were contrasted with pastel floral prints to create the color palette for the season. Also of note in the collection is the play of angularity in many cuts and the emphasis in oversized shoulders.
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TAKAHIROMIYASHITA The Soloist. SS21 Paris Fashion Week

TAKAHIROMIYASHITA The Soloist. SS21 Paris Fashion Week

Original ArticleOur lives have changed completely to something we have never experienced before. Even though we are in an unprecedented situation, the pandemic has prompted many designers and creatives to achieve further evolution. For some, it has been a welcome opportunity to create something more bold, explore new boundaries and deliver key messages to audiences.One designer who has taken full advantage of this opportunity is Takahiro Miyashita who made a triumphant return to Paris Fashion Week with a display of the latest assemblage of evocative wares that make up the forthcoming Spring/Summer 2021 range for his label, TAKAHIROMIYASHITA TheSoloist.After a…
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Givenchy – PFW SS21

Givenchy – PFW SS21

Original ArticleAfter 90 days at Givenchy, creative director Matthew Williams debuted his first collection for the house in one of Pariss most anticipated presentations of the Spring/Summer 2021 season.Known for his penchant for hardware as seen at his 1017 Alyx 19SM label, Williamsincorporated chains, metal, and shine into many of the collections bags, shoes, and outerwear.In 54 looks, he created something for everyone, whether the Givenchy customer wants an impeccably tailored suit or a sexy dress for a scantily-clad night on the town.Watch the Givenchy PFW SS21 Show
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CHITO x Veilance Artist Collaboration Collection

CHITO x Veilance Artist Collaboration Collection

Original ArticleTimes of change invite creatives to change their ways of thinking. Veilance creative director Taka Kasuga generally prefers a patient evolution of ideas over a snappy about-face, but even prior to the pandemic he was considering methods of prodding the Vancouver-based brand towards the future. One small step for Kasuga is a major leap for Veilance; the minimalist, logo-free label is preparing to launch its debut artist collaboration, showcasing CHITOs illustrative skill. Importantly, the collaboration dually celebrates Veilances insulating wares and CHITOs creativity; rather than, say, simply printing CHITO imagery atop a graphic T-shirt, Veilance sent the Seattle-based artist 55…
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MAXXIJ – Escapist – LFW SS21

MAXXIJ – Escapist – LFW SS21

Original ArticleMAXXIJ is conceptual fashion house created by designer maxxij. MAXXIJ presents expressive collection each season with creative concept. Brave color contrast and exaggeration is the key of designers character. Graduated from London College of Fashion, Seoul born Korean designer MAXXIJ debuted 2017 by Seoul Fashion Week, and was selected as one of Seouls 10 Soul Designer with the Best Designer Winner Award by Seoul Fashion Week for 2020. MAXXIJ has also been participated in Pop-up exhibitions at Galleries Lafayette (Shanghai & Paris). MAXXIJs design philosophy is about liberation and recreation of identity through fashion. The brand aims to create unconventional beauty with experimental design and…
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