Sculptural, sensual and simply breathtaking, the Iris van Herpen Spring 2019 collection of haute couture takes wearable art to a new level. Inspired by early examples of celestial cartography and its representations of mythological and astrological chimera, the collection of womenswear is as innovative as it is beautiful. Read more
Whether you call it Fashion with Flavor or Culinary Couture, the 2014 Fall Winter RTW collection from Italian brand Moschino has zero trans fats and lots of humor. Processed and packaged goods are turned into couture gowns and dresses, McDonald’s and Milk are the inspiration for suits, handbags and shoes. Read more
When I first introduced you to fashion designer Mary Katrantzou in 2008 – 2009, she had barely broken into the fashion world. Read more
Italian fashion House Valentino recently unveiled its newest womenswear line for Fall Winter 2013-2014. The stunning new collection includes some gorgeous dresses and gowns whose patterns take their cue from the traditional blue and white patterns seen on ceramics and earthenware from Holland. Read more
The edgy fashion designer from the Netherlands does it again with her latest shoe design for United Nude, part of her latest Haute Couture Collection named Voltage, all of which is shown after the shoes. Read more
A collaboration between Joe Bates, Sid Bryan and Cozette McCreery, SIBLING is a brand based in London which launched in 2008 born out of a desire to give knitwear for men a good old fashioned shake-up with cartoon ka-pows of color and bams of very English humor. Their latest collection, PLEASE KILL ME, is nothing short of outrageous – intentionally, of course.
While one can’t discount the technical skill in the oversized knits, the A/W 2013 Menswear collection is a little Dumb Donald meets Fair Isle meets Mickey Mouse. Furry long shorts, mufflers and mittens on steroids, colored leopard prints and knit hats that belong on Fat Albert’s gang are paired with sockless converse shoes.
While I commend them for creating fashions inspired by art, music and culture as opposed to concentrating on commercial wear, these pieces are simply ridonk.
Here are all 16 looks in the collection as they walked down the runway at London Fashion Week:
Dover Street Market, London
Darlingyou, South Korea
Daily Projects, South Korea
International Gallery Beams, Japan
Heathen by Midwest, Japan
Opening Ceremony, USA
As the latest Ready-to-Wear collection by fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier walked down the runway during Paris Fashion Week, some might have felt they were tuning into MTV circa 1984. Read more