What I like about the label is the designer's vision: "I want to challenge the notation of a fashion world. No trends. No seasons. No fads. My clothes have to be able to be worn and last forever." It's a big statement but designer Nina Karina Nikicio is a brave and driven individual. We...

com recently where he said, "The other big point for me was that Saint Martins was really an art school where fashion happened to be a department in it." How apt that is. Creating art using the fashion point of view. I just love it. Ellinor Malmgren, being an alumni of Central Saint Martins,...

After reading Sybil's last entry about Yohji Yamamoto's costume design for the film by Kitano, I was intrigued to find out how other designers' projects for films or productions might have worked. After all, the Rodarte sisters designed the costumes for the film Black Swan. I found Sonia...

My love for all things vintage and aged, in a wise and experienced sense, attracted me to the blog, ADVANCED STYLE. Created by Ari Seth Cohen, Advanced Style features pictures of stylish and creative older folks. Some of the outfits are stunning and I could see the frequent influences of the...

The event takes place in the historic Palais d'Iéna, a building designed by Auguste Perret between 1936 and 1946. "24 h Museum" is designed by artist Francesco Vezzoli with AMO, a world-famous office which is active in the fields of architecture, urban planning and cultural...

Every woman needs a power suit once in a while and men just need to get used to showing their legs. Super young and talented, Jonathan William Anderson's love of stage costumes brought him to fashion. By the time he graduated from the London College of Fashion in 2007, he had already made...

Anderson, Maison Martin Margiela, Nicolas Kirkwood, Raf Simons, Sibling, Yohji Yamamoto and many others. I especially like their brand feature which includes a visual representation of each brand, be it an image from their lookbook or an upclose view of their product. It reminds me of a...

Image courtesy of Motilo blog "Born in Tokyo, Yohji Yamamoto set up his own company Y's Incorporated in 1972. His work has been fêted for challenging the conventions of fashion, the playful pieces feature asymmetric cuts and unusual silhouettes. His collections are also recognised for...

Yes, you have read correctly: vinyl! This is very seventies no? If you have not been lucky to live fully a flower power moment, the time is now, the peaceful crowd can pop out of houses and gather for a picnic. Your essential spring kit should feature: flowers, Vichy, lace and raffia...

The film has been praised for its cinematography (Katsumi Yanagishima) and features costumes by Yohji Yamamoto. Yamamoto's use of colours in the film was a surprise to me. After all, he has been known for his incessant use of black. The effect was stunning and breathtaking. Kitano mentioned...

 

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