out to me when looking to review collections from japan that stretch beyond the parameters of what we, as americans, define as style. in palette, the collection started with subtle white & eventually became raided by pink, black, navy & orange. stripes added a nautical feel to the collection...

after seeing the ato menswear collection, my love for men's style in the context of japanese fashion design started to heat up. upon seeing the yoshio kubo, suddenly my own love for clean lines & style subtlety was being questioned. through design experimentation, the collection hosted a range...

continuing with concepts that use bold tones & clean cut, the acne 2012 resort collection is a strong seasonal follow-up for a pre-season effort. while no wildly creative concepts are introduced, the collection still holds an incredible amount of stylistic value in the choice to keep things...

paul smith's SS12 collection is always one that i look forward to because they straight boss up on the thought that women are stuck in gowns & glitter. the collection hosted a number of well tailored looks that captured my interest in masculine lines & also was conceptually on point in...

separated from the expected palette notes of the spring, the SS12 collection presented in the harajuku quest hall in tokyo is one of interesting concepts & imaginative knits. the johan ku collection presented relaxed silhouettes & what seemed to appear as undone knitwear. slim fit pants were...

flipped the script & created printed coats for his collection, which i loved. jason wu & preen also took floral variations to the runway this season. surprisingly, i had expected designer thakoon to remain rested in a space of design minimalism, especially considering the effortlessness that...

from the cute glasses to the curls that sat atop the heads of each model who was cast for the show, i thought the collection was a fitting fashion appetizer as many of japan's designers border out of control & their perception on style is light years ahead of us, here in the united states....

held in midtown tokyo, the runway presentation for the spring collection by kamishima chinami was one of modern style & progressive execution. while not intending, by any means, to cite design duplication- but the collection was very in the lane of mugler & lanvin. the clean, simplified lines...

more often than not, whenever i think of london- i think wild style. in the past couple of years, we've seen a large number of more experimental collections from london. in hopes of following in the foot steps of vivienne westwood, most london fashion designers have that knack for presenting...

spring collections, tokyo: phenomanon, men shown at tokyo midtown, the spring collection presented by japanese menswear label, phenomanon was one of colorful inspiration & classical style with a modern twist. seemingly nautically inspired, the collection was well versed in use of print. when...

 

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