Espionage inspiration is kind of a funny one. For a career that wants you to blend in, fashion designers who use the spy world as inspiration sure make it difficult.
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.
A video designed and directed by Becky Sloan and Joseph Pelling, made up from over 1,000 separate plasticine collages all individually made by hand.
Riccardo Tisci will continue his reign at Givenchy. Givenchy extended Tisci’s contract for another three years showing faith in the creative director’s vision, designs, and business plans.
The weather may not have been in Marc Jacob’s favor, but that didn’t stop him from mounting what would be New York Fashion Week’s piece de resistance.
Emporio Armani managed to create a not-so-future futuristic look Fall. Managing to strike an almost unfathomable mix of pragmatism with a hint of the future, the pieces utilize a mix of textures, sheens, and colors.
A short film about Leonardo Da Costa, a lighthouse keeper stationed in Cabo Polonio, a remote cape in a stretch of Uruguayan coastline rich in shipwrecks and sunken treasures.
The Selby’s continuous journey which explores homes & studios around the world have finally paid a visit to Louboutin’s home and studio in Paris, France.
Directed by filmmaker Dan Sully – who also created the video for the first album’s single ‘Come Closer’– this cinematic love letter to Liverpool offers a series of emotionally resonant vignettes shot in classic black and white.
The dream of owning a piece of Oscar de la Renta just became closer to becoming a reality.
Photographed by the very talented Jakob Wagner, “Above Gobi” is a breathtaking series shot at Gobi Desert, China and Mongolia throughout 2013.
Portraits of Andy Warhol by Richard Avedon, August 20th, 1969. This artwork is currently on display at The Art Institute of Chicago.
The ‘San Francisco’ video clip captures the kaleidoscopic and blurring world that the artist was forced to inhabit the week just before shooting it.
Dead Poets Society goes to the drive-in in Christopher Kane’s latest ghoulish menswear collection.
Italian illustrator Rubens Cantuni takes us on a trip of a lifetime, into the world of Tokyo Candies.
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.
The Kenzo man evolves into something a bit more serious, a bit more high-fashion, at this year’s Pitti Uomo.
Topshop unveils their collaborative partnership with Google+ and announce that they will be streaming their Fall/Winter 2013 show live via a Google+ Hangout.
A personal series shot by Romain Laurent in February 2013 in the streets of New York City.
Historically the only rival to royal families in opulence could be the ecclesial world of yesteryear, which is what Burton used as inspiration for the Alexander McQueen ready-to-wear fall 2013 collection.
With an introduction by Kenneth E. Silver, this limited-edition volume features a curated selection of Fernand Léger’s extraordinary works.
Explore New York City through Carsten Witte’s lens: a stunning set showcasing the architectural photographs taken by Carsten Witte of New York City.
Jean Paul Gaultier created a re-edition line featuring some of his favorite and most iconic pieces from over the years. His pre-fall 2013 designs feature “classic” pieces that have been updated to make them more wearable and workable.
Electronic lo-fi duo AACT RRAISER officially release their new single “Northern Lights” b/w “Ghost Princess” this Fall on Manimal, followed shortly by their debut full length album TBA.