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Backstage at Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring 2013

by J.T. on June 29th, 2012

Thursday June 28th, 2012 – Halle Freyssinet  The Sea, The Sea. This season the journey of the Vuitton traveller, always one both literal and metaphorical, takes to the water. “Diana Vreeland said that water was ‘God’s tranquilizer.’ She also said she thought the idea of the freedom of surfing was wonderful. That was one of the starting [...]

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Mugler Resort 2013 Collection

by J.T. on June 29th, 2012

Futuristic, kimono-wearing seductresses will be turning heads this winter in Mugler’s latest resort-wear. Playing with sculptured shaping on dresses, asymmetrical jackets, towering high-waisted pants, color blocked belts, and wide, rounded sleeves, creative director Nicola Formichetti and Sebastien Peigné’s vision of the Mugler woman embodies the strength of an Olympic athlete with the tenderness of a [...]

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3.1 Phillip Lim Spring 2013 Menswear Collection

by J.T. on June 28th, 2012

Thursday June 28, 2012 – Palais de Tokyo Somewhere between the hustle and bustle of Sao Paulo’s skyscraper jungle, with its sizable Japanese community, and the countryside colonial European Baroque churches of Ouro Preto and Salvador, Brazil, designer Phillip Lim found his inspiration for his latest menswear collection. Patchwork jeans and ornate detailing on jackets and [...]

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Mugler Spring Summer 2013 Menswear Collection

by J.T. on June 28th, 2012

Wednesday June 27, 2012 – Espace Commines It wasn’t too long ago when creative director Nicola Formichetti was to the middle of working on the latest collection while simultaneously live-streaming the creative process to fans on Ustream.com and posting pre-show images on Tumblr and Facebook. This year he decided to do away with all of the [...]

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Mugler launches a shirt capsule collection

by J.T. on June 27th, 2012

Mugler kicked off his foray into online retailing with a ready to wear shirt capsule collection developed by creative director Nicola Formichetti and men’s wear designer Romain Kremer. Exclusively available online, the shirts reflect the modern and futuristic world of Mugler with buttons replaced by rubberized press studs and trompe l’oeil effects. The line also [...]

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Burberry Prorsum Spring Summer 2013 Menswear Collection

by J.T. on June 25th, 2012

Saturday June 23, 2012 - Palazzo Serbelloni corso Venezia, 16  Most fashion neophytes have probably heard that sandals and socks are a big no-no. But if that old adage rings true, what about metallic Birkenstocks and socks? It seems that Christopher Bailey is doing what any great designer would do; challenge the status quo by delivering a collection [...]

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Carven Homme Spring Summer 2013 Collection

by J.T. on June 24th, 2012

Since taking over the reins at Carven, Guillaume Henry has worked diligently at reinvigorating the house’s DNA with nods to its traditional past. For Spring 2013, he took that methodology a further step, mix-matching textures with bold pops of color and shortening silhouettes to almost Thom Browne-esque proportions to create a masterfully witty collection that [...]

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Versace Jeans Fall 2012 Ad Campaign

by J.T. on June 22nd, 2012

Versace just unveiled their latest Versace Jeans campaign photographed by duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Shot in a studio in London, this season feature Candice Swanepoel and Dmitriy Tanner. The sensual model appears topless highlighting the denim and accessories. The shoot was styled by Joe McKenna and art directed by Giovanni Bianco, who both [...]

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Ferragamo, Marilyn Monroe Exhibition Celebration

by J.T. on June 21st, 2012

On Tuesday, June 19th Salvatore Ferragamo celebrated the opening of the exhibition ‘Marilyn” at the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, located at Palazzo Spini Feroni- the company’s headquarters in Florence. The exhibition pays tribute to the iconic beauty and fashion icon, Marilyn Monroe, fifty years after her death (5thAugust 1962). Guests were given private tours of the [...]

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Backstage at Topman Design Spring Summer 2013

by J.T. on June 19th, 2012

Friday June 15th, 2012 - Topman Venue The Sorting Office WC1A Topman Design SS13 sees the meeting of two cultural divides of early 80’s America.The tailored aesthetique of the East Coast and downtown NY, and the zowie way-out radness of the native West Coast skater /surfer. The reversal and adaption of conventional tailoring and bold freeform graphics reminiscent [...]

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