Phoebe English Fall ’16, an Endless Waiting Room

Photography: Ruben Hart Marking her 10th season, London designer Phoebe English  presented her fall ’16 collection at the ICA with a selection of 10 looks, each representing a different character to reflect the various materials and processes behind her aesthetic. The presentation space … Continued

Sibling Takes Us to the Disco for Fall ’16

Photography: Ruben Hart Sibling designers Cozette McCreery and Sid Bryan presented their fall ’16 collection during LFW, inspired by the inimitable Grace Jones—an iconic they channeled for menswear, as well. The knitwear duo was a fan of Lurex this season, which appeared … Continued

Amsterdam Duo Doppelgang’s Debut EP ‘Heroes’ is Gezellig (Listen)

Amsterdam House act Doppelgang (Sander and Maurice de Graaf) has been shaking up the dancefloors and club scene across Europe since starting as DJs in 2011. Having appeared as guest headliners for festivals like Mysteryland and Pinkpop, and performed sets for KTZ and Alexander Wang, the twin duo’s garnered a … Continued

Buckles and Braided Ropes for Christian Dada Fall ’16

Designer Masanori Morikawa of Christian Dada presented his fall ’16 collection in collaboration with Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki as a tribute to the legend’s “Love On The Left Eye” solo exhibition. After visiting the 65-print display, Morikawa was inspired to incorporate some … Continued

Transcendent Versatility for Y/Project Fall ’16

Photography: Yulya Shadrinsky Parisian label Y/Project communicated on an intimate level for fall ’16. With no available press release during the show, Designer Glenn Martens allowed for open interpretations. Tight jeans worn with belted and oversized shearling jackets, embroidered roses decorating sheer shirts, … Continued

Keeping Up With Central Saint Martins Graduate Ed-Lee

Photography: Ivona Chrzastek Styling: Naz & Kusi Hair: Susanne Lictenegger Makeup: Martina Lattanzi Model: Sonny Hall Central Saint Martins graduate Ed-Lee first popped onto the scene with his defining menswear graduate collection in 2014. Soon after, he was back in … Continued

Behind-the-Beauty of Issey Miyake’s Watercolor Makeup

Photography: Yulia Shadrinsky Backstage at Issey Miyake’s  SS ’16 Show was definitely something out of the ordinary. Models emerged onto the runway, faces splattered with bright colors to create a look that complemented the collection. To achieve this, makeup artist Alex Box carefully selected a … Continued

Acne Studios SS ’16: Electric Guitars & ‘Sock on Soles’

Photography: Anna Kolesnikova Model: Ellinore Erichsen (Next) Acne Studios’ SS ’16 collection embedded a rather unusual direction from what most would expect from the brand’s ongoing transformation. Music iconography met the Parisian runway this season—collections have been gradually progressing past … Continued

Faith Connexion on Inspiration, Gender and Muses

Photography: Sam Hiscox Styling: Naz & Kusi Hair: Yusuke Morioka Make Up: Amy Conley, using MAC Models: Maximillian & Amelia (Premier Models) Wardrobe: Faith Connexion Paris’ reigning purveyors of street meets chic, Faith Connexion has yet to respond to rumors … Continued

There’s Something About Candy Ken…

Photography: Daniel Rodrigues Styling: Ramona Tabita Makeup: Silvia Ileana Stella Hair: Hannette Woods Berlin-based model and promising rapper Candy Ken (aka Jakob Kasimir) is on-the-rise. His unusual obsession with Hello Kitty tattoo stickers and insatiable love for Barbie sets him apart from … Continued

MEET Sita: Rihanna’s Blonde ‘BBHMM’ Hench(wo)man

Rihanna’s bloody “BBHMM” music video premiered over the weekend, inevitably sending the Internet into an excited frenzy. While RiRi (obviously) looked really, really good, we couldn’t help but salivate over her two mysterious hench(wo)men, both of whom were cast directly off Instagram. … Continued

Designer Alexandra Moura, a Standout at Lisbon Fashion Week

Alexandra Moura, one of Portugal’s most innovative designers presented her AW ’15 collection during Lisbon Fashion Week. Moura’s “ModaLisboa” collection played with structure and tailoring, emphasizing the development of more refined, feminine silhouettes. According to the designer, her inspiration drew from … Continued

MC:P AW15: Issey Miyake

Japanese designer Issey Miyake approached business wear from a fresh angle with his A/W ’15 menswear collection. The show was presented only steps away from Boulevard Raspail in Paris with industry insiders like Tim Blanks and Elgar Johnson in attendance. Miyake … Continued