candidness, a hint of self-deprecation seeping through. "I'm lucky because what was essentially my hobby became my job. Some people have their jobs but have other hobbies like fishing, therefore the magazines they read on the toilet are fishing magazines. The magazines I read on the toilet...

Nubile seminarians ready to give themselves to fashion were the order of the day, with techno cassocks all around, perfect for all that chanting. Some were luminous white and worn over jeans (the boys clutched their skirts Anna Karenina-style). The more convincing were worn loose, under...

In a way, a solid fashion industry would do justice to the Netherlands, a country that has incubated countless design, modeling, photography and publishing stars. What also gives Amsterdam Fashion Week potential for growth is the fact that its organizers are open to criticism, inviting...

In fact there's a tradition of male fashion designers posing nude or semi-nude. And you obviously have the physique for it. Do you see yourself as a sex object? I don't see myself as a sex object as much as an invention, and a flesh-and-blood expression of my aesthetic. My story is about the...

And now her Miu Miu label is giving fashion at large the think-tank treatment with a series of salons featuring leading names in fashion and art. Hosted by girl-about-town and Prada muse Shala Monroque, Miu Miu Musings are modeled after the traditional literary salon, a forum where...

And how better to show your party spirit this spring than with these novelty Kick Eyes glasses? The latest concept from Nono Muaks, a fashion-design collective between Brussels and Beijing, Kick Eyes have no lenses. In their place are laser-cut shapes: Heart, Lightning Bolt, Vertical Bars,...

today announced its purchase of i-D magazine. The irreverent youth-culture magazine will join forces with the influential 32-year-old British style magazine, known for its winking cover models, to create an online fashion publication. "VICE is so excited to work with the guys at i-D...

As a kid I was a bit of a loner and spent time by myself reading books, fashion magazines and thinking critically about art and anthropology. My mom introduced me to philosophy texts as a kid. I studied literature and ended up doing my graduate thesis on James Turrell, who once said, "Light...

Should the sight of Prada's ad campaign in every fashion magazine not be enough for you this fall, Steven Meisel has started shooting videos to accompany his seasonal photographs. And it is fun to see the models try their hand at acting and hear their still-girlish voices (the...

Especially since, according to fashion lore, Rei Kawakubo often gives her design team barely a word of inspiration to hang the entire collection from. As she herself doesn't give interviews, who's to say what's going through her head? The first half of the show consisted of slow-moving,...

 

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