The press conference and exhibition tour for Rick Owens: Subhuman Inhuman Superhuman, a retrospective of the designer’s oeuvre in Milan’s Triennale museum, was held in Italian: a language that I, sadly, understand only vaguely.
This year amidst the usual barrage of “news” about collaborations, must-cop listicles, and the importance of Dad sneakers, a few articles in the press aimed at fashion and streetwear actually tried to address something worthwhile, namely, what’s happening to today’s youth, specifically in the cultural space, and even more specifically as it relates to style.
Graduates of the prestigious Antwerp Academy fashion program, the Capara sisters have worked with Dries Van Noten, Martin Margiela, and Raf Simons, before launching their eponymous line out of Antwerp.
1980 saw the dawn of the Video Era. The UK record charts were filled with colorful young pop stars, all Bowie’s children, striking poses in hairspray and eyeliner.
We would like to present to you Leon Emanuel Blanck’s Fall/Winter 2017 Editorial.
Photos courtesy of Leon Emanuel Blanck.
If you find yourself in Antwerp in the coming months, or need a reason to go there, a visit to the “Olivier Theyskens: She Walks in Beauty” exhibit at the ModeMuseum (MoMu) will take you back to the time when fashion with capital “F” was still important, when that fickle enterprise still had sweep and grandeur, before the paralyzing effect of irony and false self-deprecation that accounts for much of fashion’s blandness today had set in. It was a time when couture was made thoroughly modern by the likes of Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, and Martin Margiela, those designers who still bothered to learn the fashion playbook before tearing it to shreds, sometimes literally.
Here is our annual gift guide for 2017.
We would like to present to you Abasi Rosborough’s Fall/Winter 2017 Editorial, Armistice.
We would like to present to you Song for the Mute’s Spring/Summer 2018 Women’s collection lookbook.
We would like to present to you Song for the Mute’s Spring/Summer 2018 Men’s collection lookbook.