Everyone is talking about Alessandro Michele, the new creative director of Gucci. Michele is freshening up the brand for a new, younger generation of ‘Gucci-Girls’, whilst guarding a spirit that reflects the old Florentine Maison.
Archive for September, 2015
‘I’m a self-confessed geek’ said Susanna Lau, aka Susie Bubble, in an interview with Harpers Bazaar, Feb 2015.
Susanna Lau is a British born Chinese living in Hong Kong, one of the world’s most likeable and respected fashion bloggers. She started her Style bubble blog in 2006 inspired by her passion and obsession with fashion, and left her job as a commissioning editor at DazedDigital.com in 2010 in order to focus on blogging full-time.
Simon Porte Jacquemus, at just 25 he has established himself as a rising star in fashion. Originally from Mallmort, a small town situated between Aix-en-Provence and Avignon, this self-taught designer has recently been crowned with a special price from Jury LVMH (along with a grant and a year of training), which recognises young designers under 40.
We don’t know for certain, but the representation of Red Indians seems to be largely due to the portraits by Edward Sheriff Curtis (long running photographer and author for the encyclopedia ‘The North American Indian’). His nimbus images in golden shades have fueled our imagination towards the Amerindians and have covered the moodboards of all trend forecasters. Here’s an example of a reinterpretation of the Korean brand, Kye.
This young Polish brand, created in 2011, is revisiting children’s wear while experimenting with cuts and innovative graphics. The limited collection, for ages 3 months to 10 years, is created in Poland and uses natural materials that are kind on the environment.
After the mono-earring was introduced, a new asymmetry was seen on the 2016catwalks but also among the Parisian designers.
At Christian Dior, asymmetrical loops are very uncluttered and geometric…
Seeing a photo of Tavi Gevinson for the first time, you might think it is straight out of the 60s, however, Tavi, now aged 19, is keeping with the times, like she has been doing since she was 11 years old when she began her blog The Style Rookie.
It is inspired by a sassy 90s magazine and writes on a variety of subjects: adolescence, romantic relationships, obsessions of the moment, feminism and her heroes, Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons and Stevie Nicks among others.
A cross between sportswear and work wear, the Messenger style is becoming popular within stylish/sensible wear. It is a robust backpack, resistant to urban adventures. The bag is uniquely sold under men’s collections, yet is gradually becoming a unisex accessory.