Backstage with Anna Bolina at NYFW

The location for this season’s Anna Bolina runway show is a nondescript windowed room off the J train in Lower Manhattan. Black industrial tarps hang from the ceiling to the concrete floor, creating a makeshift backstage area. The only lighting for the runway show is 3 LED panels arranged around a DJ booth with a…

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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. That for us is fashion, now.” Raf Simons, Prada’s new right-hand man agreed, categorizing the collection as “the idea of ‘normal’ clothing.” The combination of…

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VTMNTS SS23 Presents Genderless ‘Anti-Uniforms’

Following the launch of VTMNTS under VETEMENTS, headed by Guram Gvasalia as sole creative director, all eyes were on the Zurich-based brand to see what the new identity would be. After three collections, it’s quite clear the core philosophy of the brand revolves around developing genderless sartorial codes with more than just a hint of…

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Fashion Week 22′ Fall-Winter Highlights

In the wake of Omicron and the general bereft nature of culture as of late, fashion week in Paris, New York, and Milan have returned with a bang. Garments were clearly designed for a post-pandemic world with comfort, practicality, and a bold and daring new generation at the forefront. We’ve rounded up some of the…

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Paris Couture 22′ Highlights

This past week’s fashion week saw a grandiose return to couture, with Paris, the couture capital du monde, hosting almost twice as many shows as last year. Schiaparelli, Valentino, and Jean-Paul Gaultier sent out stunning collections playing with vivid colour, and ornate hardware whilst other heavy hitters like Alexandre Vauthier, Fendi, and Viktor & Rolf…

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