Nordic designers are best at effortless, airy minimalism: Their approach is elegantly straightforward—not stark—yet still lively. This season, Copenhagen Fashion Week attracted much attention due to the plethora of emerging brands showing their collections, with motifs of these offerings ranging from sexy knitwear, body positivity, and sustainability to the emerging aesthetics of Scandinavian maximalism.
FASHION & BEAUTY
Miu Miu 1999 Sparked a Turning Point in Fashion
The year was 1999; a turning point in pop culture for many reasons. It was the bolded year where society as a whole said goodbye to the millennium: the age of the internet was upon us, and so began the much-maligned, and now glorified kitsch of Y2K.
Trashy Clothing Digitally Tackles Palestinian Occupation
Trashing Clothing, an LGBT Ready-to-Wear Palestinian fashion brand was founded with a unique fusion of political satire, provocativeness, kitsch culture, and wit.
Moonkissed Collective and the Tumblr Girl Aesthetic
The aesthetic of messy buns, pale blogs, tear-stained cheeks, and movie stills captured about love have found their way back into the forefront of pop-cultural consciousness.
The Sensualities of Violette Hay
The knotting of recycled materials, the thin wovens of loose knits, the ribbons tying modernized boned corsets, and the spritz of perfume, are all producing a fantasy that leads us all back to Violette Hay.
Yohji Yamamoto – A New Conceptual Brand and Project
Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto has unveiled his first “collaboration platform” concept project that will feature a store opening. The “Wildside Yohji Yamamoto” project emphasizes the brand’s distinctive aesthetics on a digital platform that showcases exclusive partnerships in fashion, design, and the arts with companies like Dr.
Y2K, Low-Rise and The Return of Skinny
The return of low-rise jeans has brought baggage along with it — the return of skinny, or is it the reverse?
Yeezy X Gap Arrives In Time Square
Kanye West’s (Ye) eagerly awaited Yeezy Gap collection, which debuted online in February, created in association with Balenciaga and Demna Gvasalia, is now making its way to a few selected shops for sale in-person for the first time, beginning with the Gap flagship in Times Square, New York City.
YSL Spring/Summer 2023 Menswear
The YSL Spring/Summer 2023 Menswear show held on July 15th in Marrakech, Morocco was inspired by the late designer’s storied connection to Morocco.
Prada SS23 Proposes Simple Sartorial Curation
Sartorial curation and ‘simplicity as a choice’ was Miuccia Prada’s big idea for the brand’s latest season. “It was about clothes that people could really wear, but with an impact.