Two days ago, Daniel and I were sitting in a cafe in Paris and he said, “We should’ve tracked down Tobias Wistisen since we are here; he makes great jewelry.” That’s why I was pleasantly surprised to find Wistisen a few hours later at the Tranoi fair. The Danish designer cut his teeth assisting John Galliano, but he was inevitably drawn to jewelry design. “Paris has a deep tradition of jewelry making,” he told me. Wistisen works with artisans many of whom are well into their 60s and 70s, and he is taking full advantage of their skills. “They get so excited when you ask them to experiment,” said Wistisen, “because they are tired of making wedding bands.” That’s where Wistisen comes in with his unconventional designs and unusual metal treatments.
Continue reading for the runway video as well as an exclusive preview of lookbook images for Sruli Recht’s fall-winter 2013-2014 collection, “Concentrated”.
If you happen to be in Paris during the men’s fashion week, make sure to stop by L’Eclaireur on Rue Herold where the artisanal jeweler Werkstatt Munchen set up the most comprehensive installation of their work to date. Along the classic products, WM are displaying their forays into mixing siliver with leather to make belts, bracelets, and a tote.
We would like to present to you Ann Demeulemeester Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
We would like to present to you Dries Van Noten Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
We would like to present to you Yohji Yamamoto Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
We would like to present to you Rick Owens Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
Forget Me Knot
Inaisce fall-winter 2013. The collection – Seeking Aether. Continue reading for an exclusive view at the lookbook.
A video preview of the upcoming fall-winter 2013 collection from Inaisce, which will be presented during men’s fashion week in Paris in January. Video by Jeff P. Elstone II.