Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez took a new approach to their spring 2017 ad campaign, forgoing any print runs for an all-digital play that’s primarily anchored in a short video directed by Zoe Ghertner. In it, models Natalie Westling and Selena Forrest free fall into the kind of safety nets typically found under a trapeze.
… Proenza Schouler Chooses Digital Over Print for Spring Campaign
EElsa Schiaparelli was the Queen of the oxymoron.
… THE MAKING OF SCHIAPARELLI HAUTE COUTURE 2017
When it comes to their shows, Chanel are renowned for transforming Paris’s Grand Palais – whether into a casino with A-listers playing cards, an airport complete with check-in counters and departure boards, or supermarket fully stocked with CC branded goods.
… Lily-Rose Depp scores fashion honour as Chanel couture bride
The Upside, the sport luxe brand founded by Jodhi Meares, 45, has always been at the cutting edge of activewear design and the new season’s drop does not disappoint. A talented designer and dedicated athlete herself, Jodhi has personally overseen the upcoming collection, giving it an edgy, cool vibe that sees it inching away from its sportswear heritage.
Here, we talk to the Hawaiian-based Australian about the range, how it’s evolving and why.
Where is athleisure wear headed?
It’s headed out of the obvious places; out of the gyms and out of yoga studios. There is a new style of dressing hitting the street. There will be a larger gap between obvious active wear that is designed for the gym and the studio, and the way we dress to hit the street. THE UPSIDE is dedicated to designing a luxurious and sports orientated collection that is made for the street.
The Upside, the sport luxe brand founded by Jodhi Meares, 45, has always been at the cutting edge of activewear design and the new season’s drop does not disappoint.
… The Upside takes a turn
I had the chance to meet and interview Blanka Matragi in her bespoke atelier in Hamra street in Beirut. She is a Czech-Lebanese fashion designer who mingles diverse art forms into her Haute Couture and Ready-to-Wear collections. Her love of tailoring, her artistic concepts mixed to her innovative techniques make her unique: no wonder that her favorite motto is “take things out of the ordinary”!
… Blanka Matragi WHEN ART MEETS FASHION
As Maria Grazia Chiuri develops her identity at and for the house of Dior, she feels its complexities and pressures, particularly for couture.
… Dior Couture Spring 2017
Brimming with bomber jackets, a predominate colour palette of red white and blue and nautical inspired pieces injected with some nostalgic logomania.
… BACK AT IT AGAIN: TOMMY X GIGI TAKE 2
A new year means new fashion campaigns – a fabulous medium that catapults the world’s finest fashion photography into a mass-consumerist context, decorating streets, malls, and magazines across the globe, from Massachusetts to Manila.
… PRADA’S CORPORATE AESTHETICS
Kenzo certainly know how to put on a good show. Following on from the Janet Jackson-singing choir at last January’s men’s presentation, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon tapped another musical talent for their most recent offering tonight in Paris – Blood Orange aka Dev Hynes.
… Blood Orange performs at Kenzo’s Paris Fashion Week show