It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. No, this isn’t about the Charles Dickens novel, but rather, a perfectly apt description of teenage girlhood.
All eyes were on Peter Do this September. Like, literally. Do’s collection for Helmut Lang is the debut of the New York season, anticipated by all since the moment it was announced this summer.
It’s not just a bag, “it’s a Baguette,” as Carrie Bradshaw aptly corrected the thief who demanded the Fendi purse from her in the beloved late-’90s sitcom, Sex and the City.
Fashion has its muses, and history has its legends. More often than not, they overlap. Take, for instance, the influence of mythology on fashion: Hermès and Nike owe their names to Greek goddesses, and the Versace logo is an homage to Medusa.
Berlin, 2023—before us, on the DZHUS runway, is the breathtaking beauty of an outfit transformation. Hands work through cloth and hardware to reveal a new way to style a garment.
From mega-jewelry to armour-esque gloves, designers for both Menswear and Couture Week this season have reached new heights. Of course, the sleek-yet-boyish tailoring of SS24 menswear, and the boundary-pushing AW23 couture season deserve a spotlight of their own, but it’s impossible to not be enamoured by the accessories this season.
A blur of colours, ethereal, shimmering droplets of water, a model that seems less human, and more mirage. A world that seems less tangible, and more imaginative.
Our definition of true anarchic fashion and radical streetwear has changed over the years as more and more brands have fused the once-separate worlds of high fashion and streetwear together.
K-Pop is a global sensation—and even that might be an understatement. It’s a commercial music force, with music blending the genres of hip-hop, rap, electronica, dance, pop, and so much more.