I’m pretty open-minded when it comes to fashion. I appreciate designers who try new things, work with unusual materials and question tradition. But this year’s Fashion Week unveiled some menswear, men’s hairstyles and makeup that were so outrageously ridiculous, they couldn’t even masquerade as art. Read more
Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto has just unveiled his 2018 SS Mens Collection in Paris at Fashion Week. Despite being a collection for men to wear, women appeared on the catwalk – on his clothes. Artist Suzume Uchida collaborated with the designer for several pieces and 1930’s-like vintage illustrations of women embellished jackets and t-shirts Read more
After dominating the Salon de La Lingerie runway in Paris and making headlines in the UK’s largest daily publication “The Sun”, Shibue® Couture unveiled that it’s the only trusted Strapless Panty worn on the runway during Fashion Week and keeps designer collection debuts “panty-line free.” Next, Shibue® Couture will grace the runways in New York during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Read more
Swagger New York teamed up with illustrator and designer Michele Moricci to create a fantasy fashion world consisting of pop culture cartoon characters clad in some of today’s hippest fashions to honor the beginning of Mercedes Benz 2013 New York’s Fashion Week. Read more
To promote global shipping company DHL at Fashion week and in billboards and print ads, designer Michael Michalsky turned shipping and packaging materials into stunning haute couture. Conceived of by German agency Jung von Matt and photographed by Kristian Schuller, the images were used by DHL as self-promotion and in a 2010 Calendar.
The spread (also a billboard) and single page ads:
The Making Of The DHL Campaign:
Michael Michalsky is regarded as one of Germany’s most influential fashion designers. He has worked as Design Manager at Levi’s and Global Creative Director at Adidas before founding his own Label “MICHALSKY” 2006 in Berlin. MICHALSKY serves the high fashion segment by fusing classical styles with streetwear influences. Besides his work as fashion designer Michael Michalsky founded his design agency “MICHALSKY designLab” , which realizes design projects in the fields of product, interior design and corporate fashion.
Haute Couture by DHL
Jung von Matt AG, Hamburg
Advertising Agency: Jung von Matt AG, Berlin
Executive Creative Director: Mathias Stiller, Wolfgang Schneider
Creative Director: Markus Ewertz, Boris Schwiedrzik
Art Director: Marc Tebart
Production Manager: Sven Hannemann
Designer: Michael Michalsky
Photographers: Kristian Schuller
Account Executive: Ilan Schafer, Jan-Hendrik Oelckers, Niko Thielsch
Copywriter: Friederike Sinning
Styling: Peggy Schuller
Now, here’s a wedding gown that says “I Do” to pretty much everything. Alexandra Fischer-Röhler and Johanna Kühl of Berlin-based fashion label Kaviar Gauche presented this revealing wedding gown ensemble during Berlin Fashion Week earlier today.
The designer duo, shown below, who launched the brand in 2003, have been creating Bridal Couture since the inception of their label but this is by far the least traditional gown they have ever designed.
above: Designers Alexandra Fischer-Röhler and Johanna Kühl
Now, if you wanted say… a church wedding, I recommend some of the other gowns in their collection, like those shown below.
Here’s a video of the entire collection from today:
above: The CHANEL Snoopy and Belle at the 2004 Snoopy In Fashion show in Japan
For Tokyo Fashion Week and Snoopy’s 60th Birthday year, designers displayed the plush pup clad in couture. Read more