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...

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...

" Quoting Yohji Yamamoto, 'we need flower power' could mean that we need some life and beauty in our lives right now. Looking at his Fall 2011 collection, there's a certain beauty and softness in the rainbow cotton candy hairstyle and pretty dolly eyes. A direct reference to the historic...

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...

Ever since I came across a book about the Japanese masters who weave such intricately elaborate baskets, I have been struck by the beauty of the pieces. I love the fact that heirloom worthy pieces can be created by strips of wood. Here are some of the works that have caught my...

When I first came across this necklace by Ashley Gilreath, I was elated to see such a beautiful piece of jewelry and a true work of art. Yes, it's like you're wearing your family tree on your neck but for people who value their heritage and roots, this piece of wearable art will be very...

 

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