NYFWM: CHAPTER

NYFWM: CHAPTER

NYFWM: DAVID HART

NYFWM: DAVID HART

PFW: KENZO FW16 - RUNWAY

PFW: KENZO FW16 – RUNWAY

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NOW: SS16 TRENDS - NEW COLORS

NOW: SS16 TRENDS – NEW COLORS

Each season has a its new color palette. Green had a major comeback the last season with multiple variations (forest green, emerald, pistachio,…). This time, two new ones emerged from the runway, lavender blue and ochre. While they are not the most outrageous ones, they definitely have something refreshing and quite unexpected if you consider the different...
NOW: SS16 TRENDS - ELONGATED

NOW: SS16 TRENDS – ELONGATED

According to trend forecasters, skinny silhouettes are over. Men don’t want to wear tight pants like they have been doing the last 4 years. It seems that designers also got the memo and figured out some tricks to get us still look skinnier while not being too literal. One of them has been stretching the silhouette with elongated...
SHOPPING: GRENSON x NEW BALANCE

SHOPPING: GRENSON x NEW BALANCE

This is a dream come true for any Made in England lover and sneakerhead. Grenson and New Balance just released a co-made style, the 576GRB, made between their two factories in England. The idea here was to prove that different teams of artisans can jointly manufactured a shoe nonetheless the technical challenges inherent to their...
NOW: SS16 TRENDS - DISRUPTIVE

NOW: SS16 TRENDS – DISRUPTIVE

Fashion loves order. It’s the essence of its business. Chaos just don’t sell and even in their more desperate attempts, designers are always struggling to be completely disruptive. On the other hand, fashion shows always offer an opportunity to translate visually the original intention. Some designers are more gifted than others, offering a more comprehensive...
NOW: SS16 TRENDS - QUEER

NOW: SS16 TRENDS – QUEER

Defining a season can be some kind of pick and choose contest where you try to agglomerate looks and pray to get new trends. But Spring Summer 16 offers an exceptional amount of major trends, almost all divided into niches. Forget the recent seasons, all compulsively obsessed with streetwear and all sorts of Goths, and get ready to celebrate a new...
PFW: KENZO

PFW: KENZO

SHOPPING: ADIDAS ORIGINALS NMD

SHOPPING: ADIDAS ORIGINALS NMD

Adidas’s innovative journey continues with the launch of the NMD, a new addition to the Originals family. The new sneakers intertwined successfully, and for the first time, classic elements from vintage styles (Micro Pacer, the Rising Star, and the Boston Super) with Adidas’s latest innovations i.e. the new upper Primeknit, and the Boost midsole. The...
PFW: MELINDAGLOSS

PFW: MELINDAGLOSS

NOW: BALENCIAGA FW15

NOW: BALENCIAGA FW15

It surely comes off  now as an old news, especially with Alexander Wang out but I always loved his work for the Paris-based house. While the press has quite often questioned his understanding of the Balenciaga’s history, I found Wang’s vision for the men’s collections successful, intrinsically intertwining the slick DNA of the founder with his own modern...
PFW: ANN DEMEULEMEESTER

PFW: ANN DEMEULEMEESTER

PFW: YOHJI YAMAMOTO

PFW: YOHJI YAMAMOTO

SHOPPING: NIKE ACG FW15

SHOPPING: NIKE ACG FW15

Nike ACG caters to the urban explorer. Each collection, far from being just a premium iteration, aims for the best solutions, the best materials, the best functionalities to enhance our performances. This season doesn’t fell short and brings in a new series of updates like the NikeLab ACG 2-in-1 Long Bomber Jacket updated with a strap system that...
NOW: ACNE STUDIOS FW15

NOW: ACNE STUDIOS FW15

People watching in the subway is truly unique. It’s slightly awkward due to the forced promiscuity but quite enjoyable for the exact same reason. My morning commute is usually a pain until this guy walked in. He had some earrings on, eye shadow, faded purple lipstick and matching nail polish and faded blue hair. Mesmerized by this combination, I took...
PFW: ISSEY MIYAKE

PFW: ISSEY MIYAKE

PFW: PHILLIP LIM

PFW: PHILLIP LIM

SHOPPING: CAV EMPT

SHOPPING: CAV EMPT

Cav Empt has been around since 2011 but it’s strangely only now that the brand starts been in everyone’s mind. Founded by Sk8thing, also designer for A Bathing APE and Pharrell’s Billionaire Boys Club designer, Cav Empt merges streetwear and post-goth influences. Initially created as a personal project, its cult grew primary thanks to its 90’s...
PREVIEW: TY-LR SS16

PREVIEW: TY-LR SS16

I usually don’t feature collections so far in advance but I recently discovered TY-LR during the recent press previews. Created in 2015 and based in Australia, this first collection solves a common problem that we frequently encounter: find a sharp and versatile contemporary wardrobe. Developed between Europe and Australia, TY-LR’s fortes are definitely the fabric and construction, both inspired...
PFW: VALENTINO

PFW: VALENTINO

SHOPPING: GUY LAB

SHOPPING: GUY LAB

There are two kinds of guys when it comes to underwear, the one who cares and the one who doesn’t. The little survey that I’ve been running among my friends just confirmed it as well. I’m personally part of this first group, the one willing to try several types before finding the right one. More than any...
NOW: MONCLER GAMME A FW15

NOW: MONCLER GAMME A FW15

Moncler is truly a unique brand in the fashion industry for having first built an entire empire based its outerwear before merging synergies with guest designers like Thom Browne, Giambattista Valli and now Parisian designer AMI’s Alexandre Mattiussi for Moncler Gamme A. Renowned for his effortless silhouettes, Mattiussi designed a contemporary and fresh capsule collection while staying true to Moncler. The...
PFW: LEMAIRE

PFW: LEMAIRE