Vetements: Something New

Paris fashion has not seen an anti-establishment brand in years, perhaps decades even. Paris Fashion Week is typically dominated by major fashion institutions such as: Dior, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton. So when the design collective Vetements (meaning clothes in French), lead by Demna Gvasalia, began garnering attention it was a shock to the system. Continue reading

The Stagnant Way of Saint Laurent

Saint Laurent Spring 2016 Menswear

Saint Laurent Spring 2016 Menswear

The Menswear Spring 2016 shows have officially ended. One highlight of the menswear collections was Saint Laurent. It wasn’t a highlight, because of great design or references that were used in the collection. It was a highlight, because it left me wondering, how could such an historic and significant fashion
house remain so stagnant? The answer is Hedi Slimane.  Continue reading

Teen Vogue Introduces Fashion’s New Faces and They’re all Black

Lineisy Montero on Teen Vogue's August issue.

Lineisy Montero on Teen Vogue’s August issue.

For Teen Vogue’s August Issue they’re introducing three new faces to their readers. Typical and no big deal, right? Wrong. The three models they have chosen to be the cover models of the August Issue are all models of color.  Aya Jones, Imaan Hammam, and Lineisy Montero are all new faces who are on the rise in the modeling world. Jones and Montero have both walked for Prada during Milan Fashion Week, while Hammam has been featured in American Vogue and in the Givenchy Spring/Summer 2015 advertising campaign.

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Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer

Fun loving designer Jeremy Scott has a documentary coming to movie theater soon. The documentary is about his time at Moschino (now that he is the Creative Director) and working with his muse Katy Perry, and how he has managed to become the darling of other pop stars such as: Miley Cryus and Rihanna. Continue reading

The End of a Legacy: Steven Meisel to Leave Vogue Italia?

Vogue Italia July/August 1988, cover shot by Steven Meisel

Vogue Italia July/August 1988, cover shot by Steven Meisel

While looking at the newest issues of Vogue Italia online, I noticed that Steven Meisel was not credited for taking the cover photo. Now this is a shock to me, since Meisel has shot every cover of the Italian version of Vogue beginning in 1988.  Continue reading