Take a stroll through the hallways with the New York duo as they debut their AW15 lookbook and talk furries, cliques and re-enrolling as rule breakers.
“Furry subculture, medicine, hospitals, goth punk girls, vampires, Guro Lolita, ball-jointed dolls,” these are a few of design duo Ammerman Schlösberg's favourite things – at least for AW15. Treading deep within the dark side this season, black PVC boots were buckled high, stitching was zigzagged in Bride of Frankenstein fashion, fur was cuffed and purposed into pinstriped tails, and black hair was untamed.
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Our denim dreams come true. Faustine Steinmetz
took her techniques to the next level in her quest to make everyday clothing special and elevate industrial pieces. Jeans came hand-felted and brushed with orange and white details to outline the stitching in a trompe l’oeil effect, or painted in silicone with thick, whipped strokes that were echoed in jewelry and hair pieces by Lara Jensen
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LA weather has been feeling like warm Spring days or cool Summer days, and all I can think of are pastel colours and light fabrics...
- named after their father - has been around for a while now. Designed by sisters Lizzy and Darlene Okpo.
Daughters of Nigerian immigrants, the sisters were motivated by the interplay of their parents and personal style with American culture.
Happy New Year! I've got plenty of awesome posts coming up for this year.
One resolution I made is to not wear boring clothes and so I came across Montreal based label Atelier Wonder, launched in late 2013. Their Spring/Summer 2015 collection entitled Savage Youth inspired by post-soviet youth with an unconventional punk twist.
Ai Wei Wei teamed up with Dover Street Market - Rei Kawakubo's concept store - and V Magazine for the artsy fashion editorial. The models are wearing brands like Hood By Air, Shaun Samson, KTZ, Phoebe English, Jaquemus and many more.
The artist referenced his 2006 Colored Vases sculptures, treating his own studio personnel and friends as models.
Writing for V from Beijing, Ai explained: "Pouring a color on an outfit... creates a midpoint between two conflicting ideas. Gravity and the shape of the clothes combine to create a unique moment. Using these cultural products as ready-made [objects] celebrates and reinterprets the intention of creativity. I think this act shows my respect toward their creativity."
I just came across this designer and just loved every silhouette. It reminded me a little bit of Margiela circa 1990's and of course just simply the nineties.
is a team of individuals who came together to create a powerful creative network outside of the established frame of the industry.
The Spring/Summer 2015 collection is sexy yet subtle and effortlessly chic. And may I just be a little cliché but it has this certain "je ne sais quoi".
PS: I'm in love with the never ending hem on those pants.
Seattle / West African based brand Gold Coast Trading Company returns with it's first installment of it's North African Games #BootlegMerch" series collection.
Inspired by the history and people of North Africa the collection takes a nostalgic look at the fictional setting for the 1990 Tunisian North African Games, while exploring an alternative view of the times and storytelling around the region.
Photographer : Sarah De Burgh
Playful, cute, colorful and childish. Peter Jensen's collections always have that playfulness that I love so much. Here's his Spring/Summer 2015 collection that just showed at LFW.
His inspiration came from Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts, everything from the colors to the prints.
How much more girly can it get?
Lykke Li just came out with a collab collection with no other but Swedish branch & Other Stories. Inspired by a nomadic need for a versatile wardrobe to suit her traveling lifestyle.
The collection crafted in high quality materials makes a timeless and iconic uniform.
I quote Lykke Li "It's been a dream of mine to have the perfect leather sac filled with the bare essentials, like a true nomad ready for business, and Stories gave me that chance. This collection is my version of that lifesaving sack and will be my uniforn until I die."
Sadly & Other Stories does not ship to the US.
founded her namesake label with her sister Rie in New York in 2012. Her designs are heavily influenced by menswear, stemming from her work experience with Engineerd Garments in NY and Guiliano Fujiwara in Milan.
Here is her Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Light fabrics but tailed garments, seems like the perfect combination for LA weather.
Photographer: Dan McMahon