Menswear can be very tricky. Walking a fine line of pushing the design creatively enough while still remaining functional enough to make people want to buy and wear the clothes.
In the past twenty years, design has branched out in new directions, galvanizing young practitioners, sparking novel business models, and attracting worldwide attention.
In this weeks artist spotlight we focus on Canadian graphic designer & illustrator Amanda Mocci.
Dolce & Gabbana sent bloomers down the runway, but that wasn’t the most shocking moment of their fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection. The awe-inspiring moment goes to the finale when a gaggle of models dressed in red storm the runway.
The Ocean – where Saturday, Monday’s dramatic strings over minimal techno is paired with Julia’s poetry and haunting vocals – tells a dark, sublime tale off love lost.
It’s hard to pinpoint the best words to describe the collection. It had touches of athletic wear, mixes of downtown cool, and even an almost Amish accessory.
Dead Poets Society goes to the drive-in in Christopher Kane’s latest ghoulish menswear collection.
The ‘San Francisco’ video clip captures the kaleidoscopic and blurring world that the artist was forced to inhabit the week just before shooting it.
Silence, a landscape photo series captured by Claire Droppert. This breathtaking project aims to express simplicity and minimalism and was shot around the world from locations such as Paxos, Greece and Montejaque, Spain.
SFMoMA’s art auction to feature work by Jasper Johns, Gerhard Ritcher, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and other major artists.
Over the years Marsel has created the most extensive & quite popular night photography portfolio of Namibia, and just about two years ago he decided it was time to take it up a notch.
We all knew her in high school.. the girl who seemed to be on the wrong side of the tracks. A rebel. The “wild child.” She skipped class often, but when she was there we couldn’t take our eyes off of her.
Creating a narrative through the collection, Topman Design showcased their fashions through the evolving nature of one’s global journey.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then you’ve just read 11,000 of them. A novella of sorts. This story has to count for more, once you see how Corrado Dalco perfectly captures the vibrant Ilaria Pozzi. It’s difficult to focus.
Versace men’s ready-to-wear collection may as well have just been called the show with the lingerie for men.
Nicholas Kirkwood becomes first accessories designer to win the award.
Another New York Fashion Week designer has decided not to show his collection in February.
Bernardo Rojo, Joseph Abboud’s still-fresh creative director gave the suits a rest and started the week off with a forward-thinking outerwear showcase.
A massive illuminated globe, with the CC logos shining on all of the store locations across the world, sat in the center of the catwalk and visually highlighted the force that Chanel is.
The brand known for strutting statuesque male models down the runway in their briefs turned to its Italian roots and created a collection playing off the Catholicism of its home.
The fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection was no different and did not disappoint. Innovative stylings and designs create a sense of wonderment, desire, and even lust.
Trends have a way of repeating themselves, and this collection seems to be a futuristic mod –perhaps what mod will look like in 2060 or 3060.
Pulling inspiration from the cave drawings at Chauvet, Rochambeau’s ready-to-wear men’s fall 2013 collection melds cave drawings with utilitarian style.
Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light is organized by Sarah Meister, Curator, with Drew Sawyer, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall Curatorial Fellow, Department of Photography.
Street-style photographer Roza Sinaysky went wondering throughout the streets of Paris to document some of the outstanding moments in Fashion Week.